Flannel Board Fishers of Men: How Understanding Discipleship Effects Ministry Vision.

When I started in ministry, I wanted Mayberry. I wanted a peaceful Thomas Kinkade scene that drew you into a walk to the fishing hole, humming the melody to “Nothing but the Blood of Jesus” all the way. What I got was much more Biblical.

Ministry Profile: Pastors in the Outdoors

When Moses held up his hands the Israelites would win, when his hands got tired the Amalekites would be winning, so two men stood beside Moses supporting his hands and the Bible says, “his hands were steady till the going down of the sun.” The Israelites were victorious. We long to be like those two men who support the man of God so that the church can be victorious.

Growing in Grace: God’s Design for True Spiritual Growth.

New Post! We will never fully realize our potential as Christ-followers in our pursuit of holiness this side of heaven, we are called to constantly exercise these ordinary means of grace.

When Heritage Becomes a Hindrance: Drawing the line between the outdoors and idolatry.

When my wife and I were engaged, I made ruthlessly clear to her that nothing was going to come between me and my “heritage”. I was a total ungodly jerk.

The World Will Know

John 13:34-35 and John 15:12-17 When I was growing up, I always wondered what the mark of the church was. I loved the churches I was a part of, but what was so confusing was that I could always sense the tension between brothers and sisters in Christ. Sometimes it was socioeconomic, sometimes it was … Continue reading The World Will Know

Christian Sportsmen, Let’s Get Something Straight.

I don’t like to use my blog for a soap box often, but there’s something I have to get out there to share with my hunting and fishing brothers and sisters in Christ. We live in an incredible time to be a sportsman. There’s more info, more opportunities, and more gear than ever before to … Continue reading Christian Sportsmen, Let’s Get Something Straight.

It’s Time to Be the Light

When things like this happen, it eats away from the epicenter of the offense, to the eyes and ears of all of those who desire to destroy this heritage.