Education: I am a graduate of the Assemblies of God Theological Seminary and a student at George Fox Evangelical Seminary.
Comment to those looking at my sermons: Relevance is over rated.
Sermon or series that made a difference: The Missing Ingredient, by Jim Ryan, senior pastor of Westover Hills. Preached about 25 years ago.
One of my favorite illustrations: Not sure that I have a favorite illustration.
Family: I have been married for 35 years to wonderful woman who puts up with me! We have two grown children and a 5 year old granddaughter.
What my parents think of my sermons: They have never heard me preach.
Best advice given to me about preaching: 1) Never apologize for your sermon, 2) when it is time to close, don’t say you are going to close, just do it.
Books that have had an impact: The Bible
Hobbies: I am a bi-vocational pastor working on a doctorate, who has time for hobbies?
If I could Preach one more time, I would say...: Fruit Happens
Something funny that happened while preaching: Hey! It’s funny every time I preach!
What I want on my tombstone: A follower of Christ.