Life of a Millennial Pastor


I would like to introduce Ryan

I went to college with Ryan. We both played rugby (though I can't remember if we played at the same time) and we had at least one or two classes together. He married a woman who I sort of grew up with name Megan. I was a punk to Megan growing up. Byron and I both were...

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When Death Became Real

Being an associate pastor during a pastoral transition prepares you in a lot of ways for lead pastoring. During that transitionary period in my previous assignment, I presided quite a few funerals over a short period of time. Sometimes it was difficult as I didn’t...

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I Would Like to Introduce Moose

Moose is a swell guy. He started as a friend of a friend. That mutual friend was a guy named Byron. Read some of his life here. Moose also knew my other friend, Byron's older brother Will. You can hear more of Will's story here. Byron regularly told me about this guy...

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Aren’t you a little young to be a preacher?

I’m 33 years old and have been at my current assignment as a co-lead pastor for over 4 years now.  In the earlier days of my pastorate here, rural Northwest Missouri, I was asked by a young man, younger than me, this question that many young pastors are asked: “Aren’t...

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Byron The Hopeful Cynic

Byron is my best friend. He would label himself a "Hopeful Cynic" based on his past experiences in ministry. That's him on the right. Yes, that is a face he regularly makes, especially when his older brother is attempting to assault him. That's his other older brother...

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