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 few days ago I published an article in the Odessa American entitled, “What Does Homosexuality Have To Do With Abortion?” It was an article that I had originally published on this blog, but its publication in the newspaper allowed it to receive a wider readership. And since it received a wider readership, more people […]
When I was a kid, my grandmother happened to live right next to us. She had a large room on the side of her house that she turned into an apartment to rent out. I’ll never forget this man who once lived there with his two young sons. Even though I was young, I knew […]
In a recent contribution in The Atlantic, Graeme Wood published a piece entitled, “What ISIS Really Wants.” It’s an enriching read, offering a crystalline examination of ISIS. Personally, it wasn’t until I read this particular piece that I truly understood the difference between ISIS and other Islamic terroristic organizations, like Al-Qaeda or Hamas. Before today I lumped such groups into the […]