Moving Forward: Has our Church Sinned Against You?

I pastor a Southern Baptist Church (Bay Area FBC in League City, Texas) that has been seeking to serve the world with the gospel for 126 years. We are a church that is experiencing a beautiful revitalization directed by the Holy Spirit. It is exciting to experience such a move of God in an established … Continue reading Moving Forward: Has our Church Sinned Against You?

4 Issues SBC Churches will Wrestle with for the Sake of the Gospel in 2014

While much of this article likely pertains to most Bible believing churches especially in the South, Midwest, and Southwest, I am focused specifically on my tribe because I know "us" and understand our particular plight with its own quirks. I am less astute in regards to the particular nuances of other denominational and non-denominational churches … Continue reading 4 Issues SBC Churches will Wrestle with for the Sake of the Gospel in 2014

How Do I Stop Faking Religion?

Our church is studying the book of James this summer on Sunday mornings. In studying the book we have found that it is written to Christians who struggle with double-mindedness and self-deception. Read if for yourself in James 1. This Sunday I preached a message titled “How to Stop Faking Religion” from James 1:26-27. We … Continue reading How Do I Stop Faking Religion?