Hello and welcome to my little spot on the internet. I realize that before getting to know anyone, most of us poke around on social media first. I do the same thing, so I thought a small note from me could help give a snapshot of what to expect.
To keep it simple, all I am is who I love. And that being my wife Kelli and the four beautiful kiddos whom we get to enjoy and Christ my savior. We have passed the Silver Anniversary mark of marriage at a relatively young age due to being best friends growing up. At Lubbock High she was a modern dancer and I a rock musician. The liberal arts is still a fun place for us to connect.
After we graduated, I grabbed her hand and we jumped off the edge of anything practical. We journeyed up the once in a life time peaks of the entertainment business down to the depths of its belly. There, wallowing at the bottom, the Lord caused me to face a few things that brought me to Him.
After the Lord restored us into something He could work with I felt the call to ministry. We started In Triumph, a transitional home for young adults who buried themselves into some dark situations. As we invited drug addicts, dealers, and prostitutes into our home the Lord begin to shape my heart to fit His purpose. I started off by giving those who had no opportunity in life a quasi-seminary training for free. This was to give them the full council of the gospel of Christ. It was here I learned how to teach the systematics of theology, church history, Biblical hermeneutics, homiletics and of course Christian apologetics to those who the world despised. I think getting this particular ministry off the ground running has contained some of the greatest teaching moments of my life.
Anyway, I also pastor a small church in Denison Texas where I enjoy getting to talk about Jesus to some of my closed friends. We keep the main thing the main thing despite the temptations to add mechanisms that would achieve width instead of depth. We are focused on learning about how God wants to be worshipped through His son and how to support each other along the way when we fall short.
So this website is the first step of the next adventure. I post sermons up every Sunday and I will be starting a podcast to give unedited thoughts thought that most pastors are afraid to unbox. I hope there will be things you can glean from when I start telling stories of how I went from touring the world to sharing the Gospel in strange and dangerous ways. I’d love for you to join in at first to just listen, then at some point you might find your place in what the Lord is doing.
Soli Deo gloria,