About the Author
I am the proud husband of Sara and father of Kairea, Piper, Xander, and Zeke. I didn’t grow up going to church or having faith in Jesus. I became antagonistic toward the church as a teenager. I believed that those pastors just wanted your money! God grabbed me at the age of 19 and began to show me His ways, His will, and His extravagant love. At the age of 21, God called me to vocational ministry. Between God grabbing me and calling me to ministry, I discovered my gifting: communicating the Gospel message of hope, redemption, and adventure through preaching, writing, and any other medium available. Speaking of other mediums, I love the art of spoken word and have a couple tracks of my own. After moving to Cincinnati, Ohio in 2011 with my wife – leaving our full-time jobs – and attending Cincinnati Christian University, I got my first taste of vocational ministry and haven’t looked back. I graduated from CCU in 2013 with a B.S. in Biblical Studies & Leadership and Ministry. I am most of the way through an M.A.R. in Theology that I have currently put on hold. I serve as the Senior Pastor of First Church of Christ in Bluffton, Indiana. It’s an absolute honor and privilege to serve God’s church. You can view my sermons here. In the Spring of 2015, a friend and I started a ministry for pastors called, RookiePreacher.com. We get to help pastors preach and lead better. It’s a blast! I’ve had my writing featured on some large sites around the internet like ChurchLeaders.com and SermonCentral.com.