Category Archives: TBC

The Beginning of The Fellowship

As most of our closest family and friends know, our family is in the process of relocating to Sweetwater, TN. Hopefully we’ll be moving into a home in town in a month or so. One of the main reasons for … Continue reading

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Praying for Partners

Recently, as many of you already know, the Lord moved our hearts to begin a new work—to plant a new church in Sweetwater, TN. He has called us to this work, equipped us for it, and we believe He is … Continue reading

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Legalism, Holiness, and Licentiousness

A recent response by Ed Stetzer to a Christianity Today article reminded me of a pressing issue in many churches in regards to ideas of legalism, holiness, and licentiousness.[1] Quite frequently pastors are accused of preaching legalism. Recently a pastor … Continue reading

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What’s Wrong with My Church?

At some point, in a struggling church, someone who cares will ask the question, “What’s wrong with my church?” For the church to revive and thrive, this question must be asked, answered, and responded to with faith, repentance, and commitment! … Continue reading

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Why I Preach Expository Sermons

At a time when “feel good” preaching may be at an all-time high, I remain deeply committed to leading my people by preaching messages that come out of the text of Holy Scripture. By “feel good” I don’t mean to … Continue reading

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A New Start at Home

When I returned to college to prepare for ministry, one of my first classes at Clear Creek Baptist Bible College was a church planting class taught by Dr. Tim Searcy. It was a class I took for convenience, just to … Continue reading

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