J.R. Miller

Joe Miller teaches a variety of courses in Practical Theology and Leadership. In addition, he coaches multiple church planters. Dr. Miller has a diverse educational background earning his B.A.E from the Pennsylvania State University, M.Div from Oral Roberts University, and D.Min from Biola University. Joe has over 15 years of pastoral experience and has authored multiple books on church history, biblical theology, and most recently a devotional for building teams entitled, “More Than Cake.” Joe and his wife Suzanne enjoy the sun and surf with their 3 sons in San Diego, CA.

"More Than Cake"

A book I wrote containing a collection of 52 Meditations to Build Your Teams and Grow Your Church http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/1442101547/6446-0319-8566

Video Training for Preaching the Word in a Post-Modern World

If you are a church planter, or a pastor looking to equip a strong Teaching Team, then you will be happy to discover my FREE YouTube video playlists. http://www.morethancake.org/archives/1932


A list of all the books and multimedia resources Dr. Miller has produced. http://www.morethancake.org/writing
J.R. Miller Posts
  • 5 Aspects To Leading With Faith

    One of the things that has surprised me most over the years is how little we put Faith at the... Read more

  • No Ministries At Our Church

    CP Editor Note: This article was previously posted many years ago. The content, however, is still... Read more

  • How To Build The Church

    It is disturbing how much of our Church is built around the cult of celebrity. In some circles,... Read more

  • 6 Qualities of The Teams Paul Built

    Teams are not a toy, yet so many leaders treat them like a personal playground.  A popular leader... Read more

  • 6 Marks of True Generational Leadership

    In my recent radio broadcast, I talked about the Power of Generational Leadership.  I define... Read more

  • 5 Keys to Deconstructing Christian Leadership

    On Thursday April 11, I launched my weekly radio broadcast of Christian Leadership Radio... Read more

  • No Orphans Allowed

    Lately I have been doing a lot of web design using WordPress–it is the engine that drives my... Read more

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    8 Inhibitors of Innovation

    One of the reasons church planting is such a powerful tool for the mission of the Gospel is because... Read more

  • Top 10 Reasons My Church Sucks

    Saying “My Church Sucks!”  is a proclamation that we are a drawing power that sucks people... Read more

  • A Positive Vision for Church

    When I spoke at the 2011 House Church Conference in Florida, I met many wonderful people committed... Read more

  • Peace in the Battle

    Football provides one interesting microcosm of life. There comes a point in a game when you know it... Read more

  • 6 Keys For Turning Leaders Into Disciples

    In May of last year I wrote my first article for ChurchPlanting.com.  My post summarized both my... Read more

  • God First

    In observing the Christian landscape of popular blogs and books, I am convinced we have lost sight... Read more

  • Substance is Everything at Safeway

    “We must alter our lives in order to alter our hearts, for it is impossible to live one way and... Read more

  • Influence or Accountability? Which Is Your #1 Priority?

    The church in the United States is in love with “influence.” Every year there are magazines... Read more

  • Spiritual Warfare Behind Enemy Lines

    Say the word “Seattle” and you will hear endless complaints about the lack of sunshine, but... Read more

  • Innovation or Intimacy? Which is your #1 Priority?

    I was visiting the website of a popular preacher.  What was his newest vision?  To create dozens... Read more

  • Planting Churches in Hostile Places

    A few years back, I began planting a church in the Pacific Northwest of the United States.  We... Read more

  • 11 Keys to Building Second-Generation Leadership

    Church planting is full of risks and challenges. My own experience in church planting illustrates... Read more

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