Keith Collier

Keith Collier is managing editor of the Southern Baptist TEXAN ( and TEXAN Magazine ( He is currently pursuing his Ph.D. in Preaching and Church History at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He and his wife, Amy, are members of Normandale Baptist Church in Fort Worth, Texas, and have three children. Keith loves baseball and has aspirations to visit all 30 MLB ballparks with his two sons. You can follow him on Twitter at @kmancollier.

Dec 2

How To Evaluate Your Pastor’s Sermons by Keith Collier

Unfamiliar with the search process, this dear sister asked if, after examining all of the resumes, we would whittle the number of candidates down to two and have them come in to participate in some kind of “Preach Off.” Then and only then would the members vote for the one they liked best.

Aug 20

Hitting Singles In The Age of the Home Run by Keith Collier

There’s nothing really exciting about hitting singles. But a steady string of them can prove more powerful than a home run.

Apr 8

Brothers, We Are Not Brands by Keith Collier

I don’t think most Christians have a calculated, self-conscious plan to build their brands. At first blush, we recoil at the thought of pride and self-promotion. But the incipient nature of pride works its way into our thoughts and actions quietly. What we think are noble aspirations to build his kingdom can sometimes be tainted with a desire to build ourselves up. It’s a vice we must all fight.

Apr 8

What Do You Do? by Keith Collier

What we do helps define who we are. As Christians, we must view our vocations as opportunities for worship and witness in the world. We must “work heartily, as for the Lord.”