Caring For Your Family as a Pastor

It is an enormous blessing to be a pastor. Serving as an under-shepherd to King Jesus is a high and holy calling that offers great rewards (1 Peter 5:1-4). But as every pastor will also testify, it carries tremendous responsibility (Hebrews 13:17). One of the great challenges of being a pastor is balancing a busy ministry schedule with family life. It is not uncommon for … Continue reading Caring For Your Family as a Pastor

The Santa Gospel and the True Gospel

Several years ago my wife purchased a book for our family titled When Santa Learned the Gospel. It is a fun little children’s book that was written by an Australian author named Simon Camilleri. In an interview Camilleri explained his inspiration to write the book.     Back in 2013 I witnessed something very funny at a local community carols event. As expected, at the end of … Continue reading The Santa Gospel and the True Gospel

Pressing On Toward the Goal

Three years ago, I had the great privilege of traveling to Ghana, West Africa to preach the Gospel. During my time there, I learned a lot about the history of Ghana. One of the most fascinating aspects was learning about Ghana’s first President, Kwame Nkrumah. His presidency ended suddenly in 1966 when he was overthrown by a military coup while he was out of the … Continue reading Pressing On Toward the Goal