Education: B.A. in 1985 from Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC with a double major in Religion and History.
M.Div. in 1988 from the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, KY with emphasis in Pastoral Ministry.
D. Min. in 1994 from the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, KY with emphasis in Pastoral Ministry.
Comment to those looking at my sermons: Be kind.
What my spouse (really) thinks of my sermons: She’s kind and tells me how meaningful they are when I know they fell flat, but she does say I need to smile more.
Best advice given to me about preaching: Be prepared. Be brief. Be yourself.
Books that have had an impact: Kushner’s WHEN BAD THINGS HAPPEN TO GOOD PEOPLE.
Gulley and Mulholland’s IF GRACE IS TRUE.
Spong’s A NEW CHRISTIANITY FOR A NEW WORLD.
What I want on my tombstone: Tread softly for you tread on my dreams.