Education: Bachelor degree from Howard Payne University in Brownwood TX
55 hrs of Master’s work from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Ft Worth TX
Comment to those looking at my sermons: "My" sermons are simply thoughts from God that have been filtered through my thoughts. My prayer is that they truly represent His intentions.
Sermon or series that made a difference: 1 year series on the character of God when I was in High School.
6 month study series on the Beatitudes when I was in college.
Family: Wife: Paula, married in 1980
Son: Ben, born in 1983
Daughter: Sarah, born in 1987
Son: Thomas, born in 1989
What my parents think of my sermons: They like them and are proud of me.
What my spouse (really) thinks of my sermons: She really likes my sermons and is proud of me.
Best advice given to me about preaching: Tell them what you’re about to tell them (introduction)
Tell them what you want to tell them (sermon)
Tell them what you just told them (conclusion)
Books that have had an impact: Almost all of Max Lucado’s books
"Left Behind" series
"Firefall" - stories of real revival
Almost all of Chuck Swindoll’s books
If I could Preach one more time, I would say...: I would either talk about "getting out of the boat" like Peter did or "getting on the altar" like Isaac did.
What I want on my tombstone: A Christian man of integrity