For the Truth.
For the Church.
For the World.
For the Glory of God.


Why your personality shapes everything you do in ministry

As we rise with him, even our personalities are redeemed and regenerated and renewed and reformatted.

5 things every pastor can learn from Billy Graham

Billy Graham’s faith was authentic, on and off the crusade stage.

How to pastor women (without making them uncomfortable)

In the #MeToo Era, many pastors live as though God will not hold them accountable for the souls of women in their church.

5 friends every pastor needs

Isolation is not good for a pastor, his wife and family, or the church he serves.

Does my church have to confirm my call to ministry?

It’s not like the internal call comes from God and the external comes from man. No, God works through people in both cases.

Two Scripture passages every pastor needs today (and every day)

Pastor, meditate on these texts to nourish your faithfulness and silence your anxiety.

Church planting probably won’t make you famous

If you go into church planting looking for fame or adventure, you probably won’t find either.

How to prepare your church for an active shooter

Hopefully we will never need these guidelines, but our churches must be prepared for the worst case scenarios.

Every leader needs this kind of friend

3 marks of true Christian friendship

Leader Influences

What historical figure has most influenced your spiritual disciplines?

The 122-year legacy of Consolidated Baptist Church

Two Southern Seminary alumni lead historic African American Baptist church in Lexington, Kentucky.

How to deal with a church disrupter

5 strategies for dealing with members who disrupt church unity.

The best way to defend the gospel is passing it on

We preserve the faith by passing it on. We defend the gospel by making disciples.

Leaders, find your identity in Christ

be careful to not find your identity in what you’re particularly good at doing.

How to become a better leader

My goal is to give you practical ideas that you can use to cultivate the discipline of leadership in your life.

Four men you should take to the mission field and three you should leave behind

Every missionary going to the field must make sure to take four men with him, and leave three others behind.