February 1, 2023

Thoughts on plural elders

I grew up in independent Baptist churches. I went to an independent Baptist Bible college. I worked at two different independent Baptist ministries before assuming the pastorate of an independent...

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January 6, 2023

Rules for preaching: keep it sacred

In this series of posts, I'm writing up my personal rules for preaching. So far, I've covered two: - It's not about you. - It's not your job to "come up with a message." I plan on writing eight...

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December 10, 2022

The Flu This Year Is No Joke

My family is (I hope) in the final stages of dealing with this year's flu virus and I just want to say for the record that that was the worst seasonal sickness that I can remember. For our family at...

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December 9, 2022

Leaving the Company I Cofounded

The last few months have been some of the craziest months of my life: To start, my son Noah has been going through some yet-undefined health crisis that has required lots of two hour one-way trips...

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December 8, 2022

Rules for preaching: Don't Come Up With A Message

In this series of posts, I'm writing out my personal rules for preaching. These are the things I would want to teach a young preacher in training coming up under my ministry. In the first rule, I...

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November 22, 2022

Rules for preaching: It's not about you

I plan on writing a series of posts on my ten rules for preaching. These are just my rules. They are some things I've learned about preaching that I try to apply to my own ministry. If I were to...

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