Renovation Church – Launch Sunday Recap!

I’m still in awe of what God did this past Sunday at Renovation Church. I had the incredible honor of preaching from John 3 and explaining why our church would be rooted & sustained by the Gospel of Jesus Christ. My prayer is that we would not lift up Renovation Church but rather Jesus ChristContinue reading “Renovation Church – Launch Sunday Recap!”

The Terrible Weight of Pastoral Ministry

This is the ninth post in a series of reflections based on Jared Wilson’s book “The Pastor’s Justification.” P.S. – This will be a longer blog post. One of the best ways that I process concepts is through writing. Truthfully, this post is probably more for me than anyone else! We are a few short monthsContinue reading “The Terrible Weight of Pastoral Ministry”

A Word to Young Leaders (Featured on a Podcast!)

I have the honor of being featured on the latest “Small Town Big Church” podcast with my good friend Chase Riber. This is a podcast hosted by Pastor Jon Sanders, the Lead Pastor of The Rescue Church. For more information on the podcast, you can read my review of it HERE. Below is a briefContinue reading “A Word to Young Leaders (Featured on a Podcast!)”

Small Town, Big Church (Rural Ministry!)

Being in ministry can definitely be tough at times. Pastors NEED encouragement and teaching. Something that I have noticed in the Evangelical world is that the vast majority of teaching geared towards pastors has a focus from a Mega-church perspective – which definitely makes sense. If you are the pastor of a church with 2,000+Continue reading “Small Town, Big Church (Rural Ministry!)”

Three Vices of Ministry

Ministry is exhausting yet rewarding; brutal yet satisfying; ugly yet beautiful. Virtually every believer in Jesus Christ would agree with that statement. There is a false belief that one becomes a minister when he/she receives a spiritual title and job description. Contrary to this belief, Scripture teaches that all Christians are called to be ministersContinue reading “Three Vices of Ministry”