Dr. Micheal S. Pardue, Sr. (Ed.D., Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary) is a pastor and seminary instructor in North Carolina. He has been in vocational ministry for eleven years and spoken in over 50 churches in the U.S., Central America, and Asia. His book It Shall Not Return Void is available from Rainer Publishing. He and his wife, Rachel, have seven children.
I was recently conversing with a good friend about the spiritual condition of the Church. He made a comment that I am sure is not exclusive to him, but struck me deeply: “We are not desperate enough yet.”