Education: Double BA in Bible and Deaf Ministries
Central Bible College, Springfield, Missouri
Comment to those looking at my sermons: I preach at a Deaf Church, sometimes my sermons are a singly point that is attacked from several different perspectives. It tends to be more effective and easier to remember for application.
Sermon or series that made a difference: "Principles of Giving" by Dave Johnson, Christian Missionary Alliance in Minneapolis, MN
Family: -Wife, 3 children
-We sponsor a monthly chess club that is hosted by our local library.
-Live inner-city Philly
What my parents think of my sermons: They’re amazed that I’m still a christian based on my background!
What my spouse (really) thinks of my sermons: She enjoys those that have spoken deepest to my heart
Best advice given to me about preaching: Replicate the ministry of Jesus and tell stories to make the point. It brings the message alive.
Books that have had an impact: Dietrich Bonhoeffer: The Cost of Discipleship (classic)
Mark Patterson: In A Pit with A Lion on a Snowy Day (contemp)
If I could Preach one more time, I would say...: America is not exempt from judgement. We might trust in our "temples" as the jews did; but we call our temples, "the Pentagon," and "The White House," and "Wall Street." Yet, nothing, aside from grace and the supernatural intervention of of the hand of God will sway judgment on America for her contempt for the holiness; and even less, the reality of God.
What I want on my tombstone: Of all that he has done, he is best remembered as one who was faithul