COVID-19 is an Ultra-Marathon for Church Leaders

A marathon is 26.2 miles. An ultra-marathon begins at 50 miles and extends up to 100 miles. Yesterday I was interviewed as part of a panel for re-opening the church in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. There is really not an expert on this topic. We are the blind leading the blind but we have … Continue reading COVID-19 is an Ultra-Marathon for Church Leaders

Basic guidance for the church learning to help people navigate real mental health issues in 300 words or less.

Mental health issues are real issues that people navigate every day. I believe the church is the best place to turn when we are struggling. Yet, church leaders often struggle with how to offer counsel and care in the best way. Some assert that every issue is rooted in sin and therefore can only be … Continue reading Basic guidance for the church learning to help people navigate real mental health issues in 300 words or less.

Kingdom angst and the SBC

I am really no one of extreme importance when it comes to Southern Baptist life. In that regard this post may be useless. I am a graduate of Baylor University, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, and Liberty Theological Seminary. I have been in Southern Baptist church settings all of my life. As a pastor I have … Continue reading Kingdom angst and the SBC