Bob Goff, author of amazing books Love Does and Everybody Always has completely changed my outlook on serving and loving people. Bob is a man who never stops giving no matter the circumstance or person and rarely considers how much it will cost him. Over the last couple years, I have been learning this idea (really lifestyle) of how … Continue reading "Listen closely, for God is there"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FriyhGkQQoU&t=1841s Here is a sermon I gave as part of a series on 1 John. At the time of this posting, I am serving as pulpit supply for Bethel Baptist Church in Laurens, SC. This series is my first sermon series ever. All feedback is welcome as I am learning the ropes of this whole … Continue reading Sermon — Let's be honest… — 1 John 1:5-10
Here is a sermon I gave to begin a series on 1 John. At the time of this posting, I am serving as pulpit supply for Bethel Baptist Church in Laurens, SC. This series is my first sermon series ever. All feedback is welcome as I am learning the ropes of this whole preaching thing. … Continue reading Sermon — Introduction to First John — 1 John 1:1-4
We have taken quite a long time to tell one story. I know, I know... you're bored by now. But this is our final episode of the series! We have been walking through what are, in my view, the six major parts of the Story of the Bible-- the Story of Us. Here on this … Continue reading Ep. 41: The Story of Us — Consummation
If you didn't know this already, I spent 8 weeks this past summer serving Christ as an interim pastor in Illinois. I was filling in for a little church called Forsyth Baptist Church in Forsyth, Illinois. To sum it up briefly, it was absolutely incredible. If you want to hear more about it, check out … Continue reading The Midwesterner's Guide to Fulfilling the Great Commission in 2020
“In their hearts, humans plan their course, but the Lord establishes their steps.” Proverbs 16:9 At the beginning of last summer, I took a shopping trip with my mom to Old Navy. I had to go there to get some “fancy pants” because I just got a new job, and the usual leggings and a … Continue reading Mumbles are worth a thousand words
We're back. We started a Story in September. Due to some technical difficulties, we are still en route to finishing that story. Please extend some grace for our absence. The Bible is one big, interwoven story of redemption that Christ created for humanity. This is the story of us as people-- not just historical people. … Continue reading Ep. 40: The Story of Us — Expectation
I've been on administrative leave due to some technical difficulties with recordings and all that jazz. I also chose to take a huge load of classes while also playing a college sport. Silly me! Check out this quick update on what's been happening. More content is on the way!
I have officially ended my college football career. Actually, I have ended my football career entirely. A couple of Saturdays ago, I played my last football game ever. I will be graduating with my undergraduate degree in May of 2020. Prayerfully, I'll be heading into Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in August on next year... if … Continue reading Football Can't Save You
I find the topic of evolution and creation to be a big topic that I come across whether in my biology class or psychology class or even just among people in conversation. Most of my ideas below are from well known pastors, one of my professors and of course the Bible itself. I believe that … Continue reading Biblical Creation vs. Evolution