Life

#44: On Canonical Criticism & Approaching Scripture in Faith with Dr. Jim Blalock

#44: On Canonical Criticism & Approaching Scripture in Faith with Dr. Jim Blalock

In this episode of Ministry Minded, I sit down with my mentor and former pastor, Dr. Jim Blalock, to have a conversation about the canon of Scripture and one’s approach to biblical criticism.

#42: On Honesty, Transparency, & Grace in the Church with Tullian Tchividjian

#42: On Honesty, Transparency, & Grace in the Church with Tullian Tchividjian

In this episode of the Ministry Minded Podcast, I’m joined once again by Tullian Tchividjian to discuss the current church climate that craves the strong and ostracizes the vulnerable, and how church exiles can find their way back home.

#41: On Life’s Expectations & God’s Goodness

#41: On Life’s Expectations & God’s Goodness

In this episode of the Ministry Minded Podcast, I share some thoughts about God’s grace even in the midst of life’s most terrifying seasons and how God’s goodness is always greater than we remember it — his goodness exceeds our expectations. When we look back over the course of our lives, we will only have witnessed a fraction of how infinitely good God is to us.

#39: On My Testimony of Salvation

#39: On My Testimony of Salvation

In this episode of Ministry Minded, I share my salvation testimony, the story of how God drew me to himself. It’s not that I suppose my testimony is crucial to tell; rather, I think each of our stories are equally important. No testimony of salvation is “better” or greater than the other.

#38: On Living Fallen & Free with Tullian Tchividjian

#38: On Living Fallen & Free with Tullian Tchividjian

In this episode of the Ministry Minded Podcast, I’m joined once again by Tullian Tchividjian to discuss the phrase “simul justus et peccator” and all its vast implications in the life of a Christian. We endeavor to unpack the significance of this phrase and show that it is, indeed, the heart of the gospel message.

#37: Some Personal Notes & Pastoral Ministry Lessons

#37: Some Personal Notes & Pastoral Ministry Lessons

In this episode of Ministry Minded, I provide some personal updates and ponder some pastoral lessons that I learned in my first year of vocational ministry. After the whirlwind that was 2017, 2018 has, similarly, been filled to the brim — and 2019 shows no sign of slowing down.

#21: The State of the Podcast

#21: The State of the Podcast

In this episode of Ministry Minded, I attempt to speak to the whirlwind that has been the year 2017. Filled with seemingly more ebbs and flows than normal, this year has been a veritable maelstrom of emotions and seasons of life. Trying to make sense of it all would be nigh impossible — if not for God’s grace.