How God Works through Tragedy

“I acknowledge them that are carried away captive of Judah, whom I have sent out of this place into the land of the Chaldeans for their good. For I will set mine eyes upon them for good, and I will bring them again to this land: and I will build them, and not pull...

Why I Don’t Drink Alcohol

It has been somewhat shocking to me how much drinking alcohol has become socially acceptable in our day. Even among my own peers (many of whom I attended Bible college alongside), I have been astounded by the general acceptance of alcohol. It seems that, since culture...

Lessons Learned in Three Years of Pastoring

August 17 marked the third year God has allowed me to be the pastor at Lighthouse Baptist Church in Cortez, Colorado. It is still so hard for me to believe that a congregation of people were led of God to call on a twenty-four-year-old young man to come have the...

Misguided Millennials

Millennials — just the mention of that label brings to each one of our minds certain opinions. To some of us, it describes the next generation — one that is seemingly doing everything they can to question and to change what has been. To others of us, it describes who...