The fallacy of the therapeutic church, Bono’s testimony, and pastoral remit.Listen now (42 min) | In this episode, I reflect on some articles that talk about the emergence of the “therapeutic gospel” which, in effect, leads…
Holiday odds and ends, and the one-way love of Christmas.Listen now (30 min) | In this episode, I reflect on the holiday season and welcome the New Year by talking through a myriad of holiday-themed articles…

September 2022

Southern Yankees, low anthropology, Doubting Thomases, and the famine of the Word.Listen now (28 min) | In this episode, I reflect on the scene where the doubt of poor ole “Doubting Thomas” was quelled — and why we, too, can find so…

August 2022

Tales from the carpenter’s desk, the risk of Bible study, and the Black Swan of Puritanism.Listen now (28 min) | In this episode, I talk about why Jesus never used carpentry in any of his parables, why Tobias Crisp is the “Black Swan of…

July 2022

Wasting your life trusting in the efficiency of God, the SBC’s reckoning, and the Word that abides forever.Listen now (27 min) | In this episode, I share a few brief thoughts on the recent reckoning in the Southern Baptist Convention before zeroing in on the…
Leaving Lordship salvation behind and the languishing of ‘Lightyear’.Listen now (38 min) | In this episode, I share some thoughts on the recent hullabaloo surrounding the newest Disney/Pixar film Lightyear, plus why…

June 2022

Getting back at it.Listen now (31 min) | I’m back! I know it’s been a while since the last time an episode dropped in the Ministry Minded feed, but I’m aiming to get back…

September 2021

Redeeming the time with Pastor Mike Gray.Listen now (41 min) | In this edition of the Ministry Minded Podcast, I get to share a conversation my dad and I were able to have during our recent…
A much needed rest and holding fast to faith when it doesn’t make sense.Listen now (30 min) | In this episode of the Ministry Minded Podcast, I share some reflections on a much-needed vacation spent with family as well as…

August 2021

An assortment of biblical encouragement.Listen now (33 min) | In this episode of the Ministry Minded Podcast, I recap some sermons and talk about how God’s grace gives us the freedom to be…
Sensationalizing the present means we’ve turned a blind eye to the past.Listen now (46 min) | In this episode of the Ministry Minded Podcast, I share some updates on this “beautifully exhausting” season of life and ministry…
Thoughts on “The Chosen,” the only Word that matters, and the God who gets in the water with us.Listen now (42 min) | In this episode of the Ministry Minded Podcast, I share some personal and ministerial updates for the week, as well as confess my…