When it comes to communication, I’m a work in progress. We all are! Because I’m in vocational ministry, I’ve had the opportunity to interact with all kinds of people. It’s been quite humbling and eye-opening. I’ve experienced some amazing conversations and I’ve also experienced some very frustrating conversations. People are people. We all have storiesContinue reading “Communication 101”
Category Archives: Personal Development
A Simple Christmas Present!
Last year, the devotional that I wrote called Refocus was published! I haven’t shared about it in a while, but it has been so encouraging to see how it’s encouraged the people that got a copy since then. Refocus is a simple 20 day devotional with Scripture, encouragement and space to journal. If you needContinue reading “A Simple Christmas Present!”
VIDEO – Do You Need to Refocus?
In this sermon from Parkview Baptist Church, I preach from Colossians 3:1-4 about some important truths to remember when we need to refocus in our lives. I hope and pray it encourages you! Also, if you wanting an idea for a summer devotional, check out the Refocus devotional! It’s 20 days of scripture, practical encouragementContinue reading “VIDEO – Do You Need to Refocus?”
VIDEO – Level Up Your Praise!
Vintage Church Sunday Worship Gathering: In this sermon I preach from Psalm 150 about the importance of praising the Lord. When you level up your praise, you level up your life! Praise the Lord! Praise God in his sanctuary; praise him in his mighty heavens! Praise him for his mighty deeds; praise him according to his excellent greatness! Praise him with trumpetContinue reading “VIDEO – Level Up Your Praise!”
VIDEO – Life is Good When You’re Hated
Vintage Church Sunday Worship Gathering: In this Sunday message, I preach from Matthew 5:10-12 about what Jesus teaches about perseverance during hate and persecution. Those that follow Jesus will indeed experience persecution and hate from the world. But if we persevere, our reward will be great in Heaven! “Blessed are those who are persecuted because ofContinue reading “VIDEO – Life is Good When You’re Hated”
PODCAST – “I’m a pastor, but a person too.”
Hey everyone! Last week, I had the opportunity to join my friends from Upstate South Carolina, Marty and Josh, on their podcast called Tatoos & Jesus. This is a podcast where conversations take place about coffee (both good and bad coffee!), counseling and Christianity! This conversation is really funny, but also very serious at times.Continue reading “PODCAST – “I’m a pastor, but a person too.””
It’s time to Refocus!
The Lent season has begun! Our church in New Orleans is doing several things together to help foster a time of intentional focus on the Lord, leading up to Easter. It’s always a spiritually refreshing time for me. Wherever you are in life, this is a great time to be intentional about refocusing and seekingContinue reading “It’s time to Refocus!”
VIDEO – Life is Good When You Grieve
Vintage Church Sunday Worship Gathering: In this Sunday message, I’m joined by my friend Christi Hagans as we talk about the topic of grief and mourning. I give us four biblical truths about mourning and she shares some application from her own grief experience and as a counselor. It was a powerful time for ourContinue reading “VIDEO – Life is Good When You Grieve”
A Better Way to Live
When you take a step back and look around, you see a lot of pressure to blend in with the status quo, work your way up the ladder of approval and even make a great name for yourself. For many, that’s their ultimate aim in life. I’m not saying that success, great performance and achievements areContinue reading “A Better Way to Live”
PODCAST – Refocus Devotional!
Hey everyone! Last week, I had the opportunity to hop on our Vintage Church Podcast with Pastor Dustin to discuss the Refocus Devotional I recently wrote and published. I’m so excited for all the people that have already purchased the devotional and I hope it’s an encouragement to them. If you haven’t purchased it yetContinue reading “PODCAST – Refocus Devotional!”