“Now, About Your Wives…”: A Sermon on 1 Peter 3:7

Faithful followers know that I never post sermons on this blog (Not that I’m discouraging you from listening, which you can do online here, or you can subscribe to the church podcast here). However, I delivered a sermon at the Immanuel Network Summit 2018 in Louisville, KY, and I discovered that what the Lord hadContinue reading ““Now, About Your Wives…”: A Sermon on 1 Peter 3:7″

Keep Your Word. The Gospel Depends On It.

It is unrighteous to be a promise-breaker. In fact, the gospel itself hangs on the promise-keeping of God. Let me explain. Our Promise-Keeping God. In 2 Corinthians, Paul explains to the Corinthians why he had a change in travel plans. When Paul initially heard about the issues in Corinth, he had a strong impulse toContinue reading “Keep Your Word. The Gospel Depends On It.”

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

What I’m Learning about Women’s Ministry

Recently, a women’s coach at the college down the road approached me about providing a bible study for her players. Several of her girls were struggling with off the field issues, and she felt like I might be able to provide some support. I agreed to help. To be honest, I had rubbed shoulders withContinue reading “What I’m Learning about Women’s Ministry”

Everything You Need to Know about #SBC2017

Last week my wife and I flew to Phoenix for our very first national Southern Baptist Convention. I’m not going to lie: I half expected it to be a colossal waste of time. And my wife was less than enthused about farming out the four kids just to go sit through business sessions for threeContinue reading “Everything You Need to Know about #SBC2017”

Featured on “Waiting Tables” Podcast!

My friend Tim Hopper has begun a podcast for church logistics, particularly in small church settings, and I can already tell you it is going to be immensely helpful. Tim serves as a deacon at Shiloh Presbyterian in Raleigh, NC, and has worked through nursery scheduling systems, parking lot problems, book-keeping, church email systems, andContinue reading “Featured on “Waiting Tables” Podcast!”