Author Archives: Pastor Kevin

About Pastor Kevin

I am a husband, father, pastor, teacher, scuba diver, reader, bike rider...in that order.

Identity Crisis

(NOTE: This is a sermon I preached on Thursday, July 27, 2017 for Empowerment Church during their Summer Revival Series. It is a sermon to the Church in the United States). ________________________________ In her book, The Great Emergence (2008), religion … Continue reading

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Civility

Show proper respect to everyone, love the family of believers, fear God, honor the emperor.” (1 Peter 2:17) That’s a simple, straightforward verse, is it not! It is really easy to read. It is not really easy to follow. Our society … Continue reading

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Two Observations

While I have changed a lot of my thinking over the years, I still consider myself to be a conservative when it comes to my theology. My views on a lot of social issues, however, are considered liberal by most … Continue reading

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The First Time I Saw Her

The first time I saw her, I was 15 and she was 14. It was the first day of a new school year. My attraction to her was immediate. Several weeks later we were an “item.” In November of that … Continue reading

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A Number I Cannot Ignore

I am not a numbers person. The truth is, I am not a detailed person at all. I think big picture and get lost in the minutia of particulars. But there is one number that I simply cannot ignore. I … Continue reading

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We Can Do Better

Late, last Thursday afternoon (May 4th), I was contacted by a friend of a friend to see if our church’s community center could be used the next day (Friday, May 5th) for a press conference about the negative effects the … Continue reading

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Easter Blues

My intention is for this post to be encouraging…I promise…but before I get to the encouraging part, I need to let you in on a secret that pastors try to keep quiet. That secret is that many of us dread … Continue reading

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