I am a believer, husband, and father who loves serving the Lord and the local church. I am currently an associate pastor of youth/discipleship and a pastoral research assistant for three pastors. Educationally, I have a BA and an MA in Biblical and Theological Studies from Criswell College. I am currently pursuing a PhD in Theology from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. My research interests include the early church and Greco-Roman voluntary associations (and especially the relationship between the two!).

Are You Justified?

Last week I posted some notes from a sermon I was preparing to preach. I thought it was a fun exercise, and it seemed to be well received, so I … Continue reading Are You Justified?

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What Do Americans Believe About the Trinity?

Last week I wrote about some interesting findings from the State of Theology research produced by Ligonier and LifeWay. Today I want to take another look at that survey, with … Continue reading What Do Americans Believe About the Trinity?

What is the State of Theology?

Two days ago—Tuesday, October 16th—the biennial “State of Theology” research was released. Ligonier Ministries teamed up with LifeWay Research to find out what Americans believe about certain theological topics. The … Continue reading What is the State of Theology?

More on Sovereignty and Free Will

Last week I wrote a brief post discussing the seemingly contradictory doctrines of God’s sovereignty and man’s free will. Today I want to flesh that out a little further with … Continue reading More on Sovereignty and Free Will

High Christology in the New Testament

The New Testament obviously has a lot to say about Christ. Even the Old Testament has a lot to say about Him, for that matter. Yet there are four New … Continue reading High Christology in the New Testament