Education: BA in biblical Studies & Psych
MA in Pastoral Ministry
Comment to those looking at my sermons: I have powerpoints and outlines to go with most of ’em. Email me and I’ll send ’em your way. Feel free to copy and use whatever you’d like!!! Let’s get God’s Word out as best as we can.
Sermon or series that made a difference: Bill Hybels: "Holy Discontent."
Brade Powell: "Change Without Compromise" Conference series
One of my favorite illustrations: Indian Peanut vendor who meets Rockefeller & turns him down on a job offer in order to remain the president, treasurer, and secretary of his own company (found in "The Christ-Centered Marriage" by Neil Anderson.
Family: My "First Church."
What my parents think of my sermons: Like ’em
What my spouse (really) thinks of my sermons: Likes most of ’em.
Best advice given to me about preaching: "Shorten it up," If you can’t strike gold in 30 minutes, quit drillin’.
Books that have had an impact: Permission Evangelism, Michael Simpson
Purpose-Driven Life -Rick Warren
Change Your Church for Good -Brad Powell
Finishing Strong, Farrar
Messy Spirituality, Yancey
The Barbarian Way, McManus
Money, Posessions, Eternity, Randy Alcorn
Hobbies: Running, gardening, pack-packing
If I could Preach one more time, I would say...: If you desire to know God, partner in His deepest passion: finding lost people.
Something funny that happened while preaching: Nothing outstanding, yet a lot of small, humorous things.
What I want on my tombstone: Faithful follower of Christ, Great Husband & Father, Good Neighbor, Caring Pastor