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.
For those who enjoy the endowment of novels, Harper Lee’s Go Set a Watchman is an anticipated and celebrated sequel to her classic, To Kill a Mockingbird. This follow-up has stimulated many readers to revisit Lee’s original masterpiece, which is a good thing. What I personally find with Mockingbird, however, is that, while many are familiar with the book, […]
Author Simon Sinek once said, “People don’t buy what you do. People buy why you do it.” I like this saying. In fact, I printed it out and posted it to a bulletin board in my church office. I look at it often, and when I do I’m reminded why I do what I do, which is […]
Below is one of my favorite conversations in literature. I believe Tolkien offers a timeless encouragement through the voice of Gandalf: Frodo: I wish the Ring had never come to me. I wish none of this had happened. Gandalf: So do all who live to see such times, but that is not for them to […]