Education: 1986-88 Christian Union Bible College
1989-91 Fort Wayne Bible College, Summit Christian College (BA)
1991-94 Asbury Theological Seminary (MDiv)
1996- Indiana Wesleyan University (MA Counseling)
2008-10 IWU MA Youth Ministry
2010- Gordon-Conwell (DMin)
Comment to those looking at my sermons: Would love to dialogue about any sermon you’d wish to...
Family: 1996 marriage to Melissa
1999 Joshua born
2001 Alethea born
2005 Andrew born
2010 JD born
What my spouse (really) thinks of my sermons: She loves me; she is my biggest fan and a great follower. She is honest and helps me to know what sticks out and what doesn’t...i let her read my sermons and allow to hear them first most of the time...and i love her!
Best advice given to me about preaching: Preach as if Jesus is sitting right on the front row.
If you feel like you’ve dropped off a message when you’re done, then you’ve done your part.
Tell the story.
If you are going to preach this Word then you’ve got to get into your heart!
Books that have had an impact: RADICAL
CULTURALLY SAVVY CHRISTIANS
MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST
Hobbies: music, computer, graphics design, pre-marital counseling, singing, guitar, exercise (jogging, biking), computer games, cooking, woodworking...
Something funny that happened while preaching: Too many of them to mention, but none of them are when 'I' was preaching :)
What I want on my tombstone: he was faithful...