5 Lessons from My First 5 Years of Pastoral Ministry

Lost in the shuffle of a summer dominated by racial tension, raging wildfires, a global pandemic, and the attending political turmoil was a personal milestone – the first Sunday of July marked five years since I became the pastor of our little church. Steady, dependable, upright, faithful longevity in gospel ministry is absolutely foundational to … More 5 Lessons from My First 5 Years of Pastoral Ministry


What am I supposed to do? As you read that question, I suppose an assortment of scenarios and memories come to mind when you’ve asked it in the past: When you’ve already asked someone to repeat a statement you couldn’t hear the first time, but you still couldn’t hear when he tried again. When you’re … More Limitations

My Favorites: Podcasts

In the next few weeks, I’ll be sharing some of my favorites (authors, preachers, places, etc.) Today we will begin with five of my favorite podcasts: These various and wide-ranging “casual conversations about things that count” are presented by the Alliance of Confessing Evangelicals. Episodes are kept relatively brief (usually between 20-40 minutes) and strike … More My Favorites: Podcasts