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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]