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.
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 […]
Vaccinations are a hot topic right now, namely because of the measles outbreak in Disneyland. One interesting trend I’ve seen is that vaccinations should be legally mandated, meaning that it is against the law to not be vaccinated. But isn’t this logically inconsistent with the major mantra of our day? Think about it. It’s safe […]
A couple of weeks ago I started a blog series that counted down the top five “most inspirational books” I had ever read. After sharing #5 and #4, it became clear to me that the phrase “most inspirational books” didn’t quite capture what this particular list means to me. I found that I had to […]