cropped-image-2-19-14-at-12-23-pm.jpg February 25

This year’s Recapturing Hope conference is in 2 weeks!!!

The conference is in TWO WEEKS!!!  Sunday and Monday evenings, March 8 & 9 at the in Smithland, Kentucky. The topic for this year’s Recapturing Hope Conference is the Holy Spirit. Come learn how the third person of the Trinity leads, guides, loves and cares for us… all the while providing the HOPE that […]

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Could You Benefit From Leadership Coaching

Over the past 15 years, I have had the pleasure of coaching many pastors and church planters from a few different denominations. I took a little while off, but am ready to help out again. If you would be interested in entering into a leadership coaching relationship please contact me. My fees are very reasonable […]

Bad-Reasons-2 September 24

10 Bad Reasons To Be A Pastor

Thanks to for this article.  It originated there. There are some good reasons to be a pastor, and there are some reasons that just aren’t enough. This is the third installment in an 8-part series called Preparing to Lead. Over the years, I have heard men give compelling reasons to be a pastor. I […]

Out of Control

I wrote this over 3 years ago… What are you afraid of? I have been working on several new projects recently. And last night, as I finalized a few of my ‘new’ ideas, I noticed that I was experiencing real fear. Well, my wife noticed it. And then she called me out on it, which […]

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Are you true?

Before I even start writing, I’m concerned that this post may come across as frustrated or angry. I’m truly not angry at anyone. But I am very concerned for many. You see as I write these words I’m thinking of many, many people that I love and care about and know personally. I am concerned […]

Facing-the-Reality-about-Spiritual-Warfare September 07

This Is War.

I see it every week… sometimes every day.  Church leaders and participants talking flippantly about what works and doesn’t work in getting people to come to their church.  Some of them talk about it not much differently than a gas station owner might talk about how to get people to buy premium instead of cheap […]

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Yelling “I’m a Victim!”

I am concerned that we have come to a place in our culture where to many people, the facts are irrelevant. The person to yell loudest about being the victim is often automatically given the public’s sympathy… regardless of reality. Most folks are afraid of being accused of supporting the oppressor. So they support someone […]


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