New Post at For The Church: “Three Essentials For Every Pastor’s Toolbox”

I've got a new post over at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary's great resource For The Church about a topic that might interest curious church members. How does a pastor preach so many sermons in a year? As I've entered the ministry myself, I've come to realize preaching is not one-size-fits-all. Depending on the setting, the audience, …

Mt. Moriah: The Firm Foundation of Solomon’s Temple

The Bible is so meta--interconnected, self-referential, delicately woven together like the most beautiful spiderweb you've ever seen glistening in the early light of dawn. I came across one of those places in the Bible that connects all the dots in a single sentence yesterday in 2 Chronicles: "Then Solomon began to build the house of the …

Check Out My Chapter in the New ‘Pop Culture Primer’!

I'm excited to announce a project that's been in the works for several months. I've had the pleasure of working with Josh Larsen, editor of Think Christian, on a chapter for their brand new, free e-book Pop Culture Primer.  Josh has drawn together writers to analyze pop culture artifacts from five different categories: music, video games, graphic …