Honestly, being a pastor in this season has been thrilling. While at the same time, I have been amazed at how easy it has been to get caught up in all of the minutiae of mandates, hand sanitizers, and face masks. While all of that is extremely important, I want to refocus on a topic that I have not seen discussed very much. I want to take a moment to refocus on the calling of the pastor to share the Gospel.
As I stated in the first blog post of this series (located here), we recently took a church bus trip and visited the painted churches of Schulenburg, Texas. These small town, Texas churches are made up of Czech and German Catholic communities who have meeting for over one hundred years. As I was touring these church … Read more What I learned from the Painted Churches Pt.2
Personal Reflection from the Reading Stop Asking Jesus Into Your Heart; How to know for sure you are saved. by J.D. Greear is a wonderful book for those that are working through having assurance of salvation. Greear knows the struggles that many face when they question their salvation from first hand experience and he shares his own struggles … Read more Reading Review: Stop Asking Jesus Into Your Heart @JDGreear
I just received an email from the Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and I was in an article with one of my favorite professors, Dr. Matt Queen (@DrMattQueen).
As you would think, I am pretty stoked. I was very encouraged by the kind words of Dr. Queen and his wise words of instruction. I hope that it is an inspiration for others to go and intentionally seek the lost.
Luke 19:10 – “For the Son of man came to Seek and Save the Lost”
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Paul gives some wise advice to the church in Ephesus from his experiences in ministry as he is saying his last goodbye before heading to Jerusalem that all believers can profit from. Read the Scripture below and see how you are imitating Paul’s example in ministry to the Ephesians. Paul Speaks to the Ephesian Elders Now from Miletus he sent … Read more Wise Advice For Christians & The Church
In my devotional this morning I was inspired by the content that Oswald Chambers put forth. He addresses an issue that is not discussed as much as it should be in the Christian world today. Chambers addressed the topic of how to get more connected with God. I paraphrased a few of my thoughts while reading … Read more How connected to God are you as a Christian?
2 John 1:7-13 ESV (Bold Added)  For many deceivers have gone out into the world, those who do not confess the coming of Jesus Christ in the flesh. Such a one is the deceiver and the antichrist.  Watch yourselves, so that you may not lose what we have worked for, but may win … Read more How are you sharing the Gospel with those who need to receive it?
As I heard this song on the radio this morning, I was reminded of how important it is to seek the Lord for vision. I know that through our days it can often times become routine to the point where we get in a rythmn of life and we rely less and less on the … Read more A Song That Stuck With Me This Morning, Be Thou My Vision
It has been a while since I have made a post on here. To be frank, life has been a little crazy. Between everything going on at seminary with classes, the things going on in the ministry at church, & trying to keep my priorities straight at home. There really has been no real time … Read more When the waves of trials come…#James1:2-8