welcome to the real world

i am a husband, dad, granddad, movie junkie, bama fan, saltwater enthusiast, sometimes scuba diver, and a pastor of a crazy little church that meets in a movie theater!

my thoughts on ferguson

like many in the us, i watched the events in ferguson, mo unfold on television last night in disbelief! and like many americans i have so many lingering questions like how does a city melt down into that kind of chaos? what really happened the day michael brown was killed?  could the government have prevented this tragedy?  how can we… Read more →


sunday headache dump

woke with a sinus headache this am and in Jonah fashion had a little self pity party to start my day. decided it wasn’t worth it and during my prayer time decided to praise instead of complain and be thankful instead of miserable headache still here but I feel good about it. I am a miserable excuse for s Christ… Read more →


investing in kingdom potential

one of the great privileges i have as a follower of christ and a pastor is to do things that make a kingdom difference.  i love worthy causes that are outside of me and even my church!  due to many factors one of the things i regretted about 2014 was having to scale back some of the organizations our church… Read more →


semi-weekly mind dump

this past weekend was the love of my life’s birthday.  i wont say which one but i robbed the cradle! we had a quick mini “staycation” in huntsville for a couple nights at the westin. had an ok dinner at grille29.  a little pricey for just ok food imo.  there are much better restaurants. we were going to hit up… Read more →