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.
Besides writing books and blogs, I enjoy graphic design. I’ve created a variety of graphics for sermon series’ and even college programs. Check it out at sermonspruce.com.
Bill Simmons, in his book, The Book of Basketball, talks about a chance meeting he had with NBA legend Isiah Thomas. In this meeting, Simmons details how Thomas shares what he calls the “secret of basketball.” Since he was writing a book on basketball–and since Thomas is a 12-time NBA all-star and 2-time NBA champion–Simmons […]
This past Monday, the Supreme Court rejected appeals from five states (Indiana, Oklahoma, Utah, Virginia and Wisconsin) seeking to prohibit same-sex marriages. This effectively codified gay and lesbian unions by deferring to the rulings of lower courts, which had already abrogated the bans in those states. Because of this decision, the count of states that affirm “gay marriage” will quickly increase […]
One of the core beliefs for conservative Christianity, especially when it comes to Young Earth Creationism (the belief that the earth is only thousands of years old as compared to billions of years old), is that there was a worldwide Flood. This belief is taken from a literal reading of Genesis 6-8, a series of […]