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Saying thanks

October is “Pastor Appreciation Month” as decreed by some mysterious force out there. Probably Hallmark or Christian radio. I’m grateful for the kindness and attention received due to its promotion in various places. This year, our church morphed it into… Continue Reading →

A turn on the trail

After six of the most liberating, challenging, joyful, heart-wrenching, Christ-honoring, spiritual-warfare-filled years of our lives as the founding pastor of Journey Church in Monticello, I resigned today. It was a gut-wrenching decision. I communicated to the amazing members of Journey… Continue Reading →


For those of you who know me, I’m sure there will be a grin stretching across your smarmy face right about now. I’m heading to the annual Arkansas Baptist State Convention – voluntarily. For eight years as a campus minister,… Continue Reading →

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