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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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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