Category Archives: Pastoral Leadership

A Test of True Religion

James 1:26 – 27 If anyone thinks he is religious and does not bridle his tongue but deceives his heart, this person’s religion is worthless.  27 Religion that is pure and undefiled before God, the Father, is this: to visit … Continue reading

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Still Learning: The Life of a Pastor

I am not sure what I expected life as a pastor to look like, but here is something I have learned in my first year in the pulpit. First of all, that whole working-one-day-a-week thing, is a big fat lie; … Continue reading

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Thankful That God Chooses and Uses Failures

It has been more than ten years since I preached my first sermon. I remember the day vividly. I put on the fresh new suit that my dad bought for me and I grabbed the sermon outline I had been … Continue reading

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Fine Sounding Arguments – How wrongly engaging the culture adjusts the gospel

This year’s Together for the Gospel conference marked a first for me in many ways. It was the first time I was able to spend time in Louisville, KY which was a beautiful place. It was the first time I … Continue reading

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