Thanks for stopping by! This site is meant to equip and encourage those who serve the local church. If that describes you, I hope you’ll find the content here to be helpful. Whether you’re the pastor behind the pulpit or a volunteer in the nursery, I want to provide practical resources to assist you and your church or ministry as you serve the Lord.
I have served in a variety of ministry roles within the church. Some of those roles were in a volunteer capacity; some were as a vocational minister and denominational representative. Currently, I serve as the East Regional Consultant for the Kentucky Baptist Convention, a network of 2,350 churches partnering together to reach Kentucky and the world for Christ. In all, I have been serving in some type of ministry role for nearly two decades.
I have been blogging since 2015, but really began to post regularly in 2020. Since that time, the readership of this website has grown to over 9,000 readers per month and over 190,000 all-time views. I hope you will find my posts unique and helpful. Here are my Top 10 Most Read Posts of All-Time. As you can see, there’s something for everyone!
- 7 Bible Verses to Read Whenever You Face Temptation
- 5 Bible Verses to Read When Life Doesn’t Make Sense
- 7 Bible Verses to Read When You’re Angry
- 30 Outreach Ideas for Your Church During the Coronavirus Pandemic
- 4 Ways to Pray During a Pastor Search
- 15 Questions Every Pastor Search Committee Should Ask
- As Far as the East is From the West: A New Study on Lostness in Kentucky
- 5 Bible Verses to Read When You’re Depressed
- Look Out for These Red Flags When Searching for a New Pastor
- Read This Before You Put Away Your Christmas Decorations
In addition to blogging, I published my first book, The Church During the Search: Honoring Christ While You Wait For Your Next Pastor in 2021. If your church is searching for a pastor or you know of another church currently in the search, you may want to check it out.
I was born and raised in Pikeville, KY, a small town in the Appalachian Mountains of southeastern Kentucky. I earned a Bachelor of Science in Statistics from Eastern Kentucky University in Richmond, KY in 2001. After working as a data analyst for several years and serving in my local church, God called me to vocational ministry. In 2011, I earned a Master of Divinity from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, KY. I have been happily married to my wife, Brandi, since 2002. We have two sons: Isaiah and Noah. In my free time, I enjoy writing, reading, landscaping, and checking off items on my baseball bucket list!
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