Introducing Gospel Matters – A Podcast

I'm very excited to introduce you to a new podcast that I am a part of called, Gospel Matters. We began this podcast to serve our church family at Christ Community Church. In this podcast, we discuss the various ways ...
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The Generosity of a 9-Year-Old Girl

This past Sunday, we showed a video at the church I have the privilege to pastor, Christ Community Church of Magnolia, about a new ministry that was launched from our church family called Feed Teach Hope. Later that day, I had ...
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The Empty Grave Compels Us to Community

Let us hold fast the confession of our hope without wavering, for he who promised is faithful. And let us consider how to stir up one another to love and good works, not neglecting to meet together, as is the ...
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Encouragement for the ADHD Pastor

I was once on an airplane and a woman sitting next to me was a Christian from a different tradition. As I was sharing my testimony with her, I mentioned that I have ADHD. She interrupted me and said, "Don't ...
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Christians, Yoga Pants, & Lust

I'm a bit late to the conversation, as usual. Apparently there was a ruckus in the Christian sub-culture regarding a young lady's decision to no longer wear Yoga Pants. I read her article and thought she didn't come across as ...
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Introducing BeforeYouPlantAChurch.com

With the encouragement of some good friends, I have decided to move my musings on church planting over to beforeyouplantachurch.com. Additionally, I have decided that my next book will be Before You Plant a Church and I hope to release it either ...
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Learn From Your Life

A few years back I wrote about how nothing in our life is wasted.  This post further explores some simple ways that you can learn from your life and use the lessons you can learn to help those who are coming up behind us ...
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Before You Plant a Church – Part 1 – Don’t Forget Your First Member

The aim of this series is not to discount the power of the Holy Spirit in expanding the Kingdom of God through church planting. I believe that the same power that launched the church in Acts 2 is still at ...
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A ‘Yes’ is Also a ‘No’

A few weeks ago, a close friend of mine was treating me to a pork chop lunch at Perry's.  If you haven't tried it, you must.  It's delicious and quite affordable.  This guy is also a pastor and one of ...
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