ONLINE CHURCH! The very words bring strong emotion to the hearts of many Christians and ministry leaders.

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Eventually, Christian leaders will have to do what they’ve done for 2,000 years. We will have to lead the flocks to which Christ Himself has made us overseers. We cannot permanently abdicate responsibility to temporal powers.

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It really doesn’t matter if you’re a Republican or a Democrat. You could be a diehard Dallas Cowboys fan and find that you’ll agree with a Philadelphia Eagles fan, at least on this one point. Even the redneck and the socialite will find common ground here. I think we can all agree. During this COVID-19 […]

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301 years ago, Robinson Crusoe, widely considered the First English Novel, was released in England to enormous praise.  Audiences loved the simple story of a castaway who spends 28 years on a remote tropical island near Trinidad.  Poor Crusoe encounters prisoners, mutineers, and even cannibals during his adventurous stay.  Yet the first foes he would face would not come […]

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Today’s Blog is a guest post from my wife, Heather. Enjoy! “Two men went up into the temple to pray; the one a Pharisee, and the other a publican. The Pharisee stood and prayed thus with himself, God, I thank thee, that I am not as other men are, extortioners, unjust, adulterers, or even as […]

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Why My 15-Year-Old Son Still Has a Flip-Phone

January 7, 2019

Jonathan is the kind of kid that will surely be a trendsetter. He is cool in demeanor, calm in disposition, and pretty good looking. What can I say…he looks just like his old man. This is not the only characteristic that we share. We also have a similar sense of humor, love the Vegas Golden […]

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How Strong Marriages Emphasis Unity Over Individuality

October 2, 2018

19 years old is far too young to be thinking about marriage!  Come on, I was barely a Sophomore in college struggling to maintain a B in English Literature, needing only to shave once a week.  I made $7.15 per hour!  Occasionally, I stayed up all night playing video games!  I was a just a […]

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Monogamy – Who Needs It?

January 23, 2018

Traditional ideas of morality are quickly dismissed as antiquated and quaint in our uber-progressive and highly-evolved culture.  We understand that, as a society, we have matured beyond such closedminded theories on right and wrong.  Monogamy is on the way out, and good riddance! 

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The Power of Vulnerability

August 28, 2017

Vulnerability is the shortest and strongest bridge that connects a leader to his followers. One of the most terrible accusations that can be made against a leader is that he is unapproachable, or worse unrelatable.  Those you are attempting to lead ought genuinely know that you are a real person with real problems whose happened […]

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Help!  My Wife is Falling Apart

August 15, 2017

We’ve been married now for 16 years, but it almost never happened. It was only months before our wedding when Heather came extremely close to canceling the venue, rescinding the invitations, and breaking my heart.  It was the night she found out I was an idiot. I didn’t try to “hide” my idiocy during our […]

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Help!  My Wife is Falling Apart

August 15, 2017

We’ve been married now for 16 years, but it almost never happened. It was only months before our wedding when Heather came extremely close to canceling the venue, rescinding the invitations, and breaking my heart.  It was the night she found out I was an idiot. I didn’t try to “hide” my idiocy during our […]

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3 Signs your Marriage is in Trouble

February 6, 2017

There is nothing more beautiful than watching a relationship sprout, blossom, and bloom.  One of my favorite things about being a pastor is watching love grow in our congregation.  It’s so much fun to look out into my flock and see a man who previously came alone sitting (very closely) to a woman who previously […]

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The One Thing I Tell Every Couple

January 31, 2017

Heather and I love talking about marriage, speaking at marriage retreats, and sitting with married couples in order to discuss marriage.  Marriage counseling has become a passion of ours, as we have now been privileged to sit with hundreds of couples and help them navigate the joys and dangers of relationships.  In the last 12 […]

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The One Thing I Tell Every Couple

January 31, 2017

Heather and I love talking about marriage, speaking at marriage retreats, and sitting with married couples in order to discuss marriage.  Marriage counseling has become a passion of ours, as we have now been privileged to sit with hundreds of couples and help them navigate the joys and dangers of relationships.  In the last 12 […]

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The Idea Talks – Episode 09 – Parenting Children to Love Jesus

September 7, 2016

In this episode, Pastor Josh sits down with his siblings to talk about parenting children to love Jesus through the perspective of their upbringing. This is part one of a two part episode. In this episode, Pastor Josh sits down with his siblings to talk about parenting children to love Jesus through the perspective of their […]

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