Life in the Maelstrom

One of the things I’ve discovered over the years is the call to pastoring means spending a great deal of time in the maelstrom we call, “grief.”

It’s In the Bag

I may seem odd, but this Target bag has achieved some sentimental value to me.

Leadership Insights

Over the years, both in positions of leadership and as a follower, I’ve gained some insights on the nature of leadership.

When Words Fail

Christianity is a religion of hope. But the thing about hope is, it can suck.

Get Vaccinated

The last couple of weeks I’ve been going around videoing pastors encouraging folks to get vaccinated.

Long Term

Next month will mark the eighteenth anniversary of my first Sunday at Central Baptist. Looking back over the years I’ve been here I can see how much has changed. I’m not the same person I was back in 2003, and neither is this church. In a lot of ways Central and I have grown together–pushing…