Category Archives: Ministry

We Need More Boring Pastors

Recently, Carl Lentz was fired from his church due to moral failures. He was the pastor at Hillsong NYC. He posted on Instagram that he was leading “out of an empty place” and was “unfaithful to in his marriage.” Lentz … Continue reading

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The Myth of Being Color Blind

The only Michael W. Smith album I’ve ever owned was his 1992 offering: Change Your World. I’m pretty sure I was able to get the CD from the Columbia House CD Club (or the Christian version). The album has a … Continue reading

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New Room Conference 2019: Day One

New Room Conference is a yearly gathering of pastors, leaders, and lay people to seek God’s presence for renewal and transformation. New Room is not a leadership training event- though a deeper walk with God will likely lead to being … Continue reading

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Stepping Out of the Boat

Nine years ago, I preached my final sermon at Avenue United Methodist Church in Milford, DE. I had served there for nine years as Youth Pastor/Associate Pastor. That final sermon was from the story of Jesus walking on water in … Continue reading

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On The Move (or, I’ve Been Reappointed)

On Sunday, February 7th I announced that the Bishop was re-appointing me from my current ministry to Avenue United Methodist Church in Milford, DE beginning July 1, 2019. (For non-United Methodist, Clergy ‘itinerate’ and are deployed through the leadership of … Continue reading

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New Room 2017 Recap

I had the opportunity to attend the New Room Conference in Nashville, TN on September 20-22nd . This was the 2nd time in the last three years that I was able to attend. This year’s conference was head and shoulders … Continue reading

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Change Is In The Air

This Sunday, I shared with Hope Church some changes that are being made in my life in regards to my ministry with The United Methodist Church, and I want to share some of that with you here. Andrea and I … Continue reading

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