About

About 2016-07-07T14:01:58+00:00

In the video above, I share my story and my life passions.You can also view it on vimeo here.

I am a communicator for God.

WHO I AM IN ONE SENTENCE:

I live to know God and make Him known by writing and then communicating what I write through video, radio & podcast, the web, books, and other speaking opportunities.

WHAT CAN YOU EXPECT FROM THIS SITE:

On this site I will provide quality written, audio, video and sermon content on a regular basis. I know your time is valuable, so I will not waste it with pointless things (unless I giving you something to laugh about – and laughing is never pointless).

I will blog about my main passions:

  1. Life
  2. Leadership
  3. Biblical Counseling
  4. Preaching
  5. Writing
  6. Productivity
  7. Church

THE BEST PART OF MY LIFE (besides Christ), MY FAMILY

I dated my wife (on and  off) over a 9 year period of time. It took a lot of pursuit, but I finally caught the woman of my dreams. She is my best friend. Molly married me in 2009. We have a son in 2010 and name him Chandler; he is a total stud and the best little champ a dad could ever wish for. Then in 2012 we had our first little princess and named her Gracie. Also in 2014 we added Carolina into the mix, she’s our second little princess. Then to round things out we added our last little princess Daisy in 2016.  I love my family so much and believe that they are my first ministry.

MY PREACHING HISTORY

I started preaching around 7 or 8 years old and it didn’t take long for this love of mine to turn into a life-long calling. Communicating Biblical truth is what gets me out of bed in the morning. I strive to live and preach God’s truth through whatever means possible to as many people as possible. I have been privileged to ministered to audiences around the globe as a Christian illusionist, and speaker since I was 15 years. I was junior in High School when the Columbine Tragedy happened in my hometown. At the time I was leading a ministry called Revival Generation that allowed me to preach the gospel in all sorts of venues and through all types of media.

Over the past 15 years I’ve been preaching to churched and unchurched crowds. I’m continually humbled by the experiences I’ve had and the people I’ve been able to meet. Some of the highlights of my preaching ministry have been speaking for Youth For Christ at DCLA,  the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, Creation Festivals and many other conferences, camps and retreats. There are few things I enjoy more in this life than speaking to people on behalf of God – no matter the size of the crowd.

MY CHURCH HISTORY

I attended Moody Bible Institute to deepen his understanding of God’s Word. After doing so, I was able to serve on the pastoral staff at Harvest Bible Chapel in Rolling Meadows, Illinois. I then moved back to Colorado to marry my wife and become the Associate Pastor of Colorado Community Church in Englewood, Colorado. I recently served as the Lead Pastor of Creekside Bible Church in Centennial, Colorado. In April of 2012 I joined the Mission Hills staff and served as the Care and Counseling Pastor and was on the preaching team. In June 2015,  God led me to Grace Chapel to serve as their Senior Pastor.

ADDITIONAL TRAINING

In addition to my pastoral training at Moody Bible Institute, I am trained as a Life Coach; as a Biblical Counselor by the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors; as a StratOps facilitator by the Paterson Group; and as a trainer for Prepare-Enrich.

THE POSTS I WISH YOU WOULD READ

I can’t really say “Favorite posts” because that would be bias (and a ting prideful). So these are just a few posts that I would like you to read. I believe by doing so you will better understand my heart for the Gospel, God’s Word and helping people.

A bit about my wife and my thoughts on love 

The importance of personal core values (and what mine are)

7 essential ways I balance work and family 

My sermon preparation schedule

How I write my sermon notes 

Why Omnifocus is great for pastors

My personal heroes (and mentors)

CONTACT ME

I would love to hear from you. Please feel free to email me, tweet me, facebook me or send a homing pigeon.

USE ANYTHING

This blog is copyrighted. However, in most cases, I would be willing to released permissions for this content. I simply ask that you send me an email and that we talk about it before you use it. Please ask my permission before you copy, distribute, or modify the content of this site. Thank you. Once we talk, I’d be glad to spread the word about where you are posting the content, if applicable.

This clause does not apply to guest posts: all guest posts are copyrighted, so if you want to use their stuff, please contact them directly.