I serve as the Pastor at Mission Dorado Baptist Church (missiondorado.com) in Odessa, Texas, which is my third pastorate in over a decade of ministry.
I’ve authored one book, The Church Member, and two resources, The Sweetest Names I Know and Marital Roles. They are available at most major book distributors.
Alongside this blog, I regularly contribute to christiansincontext.com and sbcvoices.com. I’ve also been featured on thegospelcoalition.com, lifeway.com, and carm.org.
A little over three years ago I attended an evangelism conference that ended with a challenge for churches to embrace groups of people the International Mission Board (IMB) considers “unreached and unengaged.” This is the IMB’s way of saying that little to no believers exist within a respective regional group of people, largely because no one is trying […]
Yesterday was weird. Social media was filled with praise for Vanity Fair’s story on Bruce Jenner’s recent gender change where he now desires to be called “Caitlyn.” “He” and “him” references are now supposed to be “she” and “her” references because of some edits Jenner made to his physiology. “For all intents and purposes,” Jenner says, “I […]
Life, for me, has been busy lately. The kind of busy where every moment that you aren’t actively doing something makes you feel guilty, because it means that something isn’t getting done. This isn’t to complain. I love why I’m busy, but, still, being busy can start to wear on you sometimes. It keeps you from […]