Ministry Mission

Develop mature followers of Christ

Ministry Objectives

Preach and teach the word of God in and out of season
Equip the people of God to perform the good work of God
Cultivate unity in the church to accomplish mission, objectives, and goals
Lead the church to obey the Great Commandment and Commission

Personal Ministry

Study the word of God for personal life change
Use spiritual gifts, talents, and life experiences to serve people
Serve as a good member of my local church
Exercise ministry gifts to build up the body of Christ
Love and serve my family – wife Natalie, our children, and grandchildren

Ministry Journey

Director of Ministry to Men | Restoration Church
Southlake, Texas | January 2023-Present
Founder and President | Gospel in Real Life
Keller, Texas | September 2018-Present
Associate Pastor for Families | First Baptist Church
Keller, Texas | January 2009-August 2018
Lead Pastor | Cornerstone Church
Lone Tree, Colorado | September 2003-June 2008
Lead Pastor | Calvary Baptist Church
Tyler, Texas | March 1995-August 2003
National Bible Teacher and Trainer | Walk Thru the Bible
Atlanta, Georgia (Orlando Office) | March 1992-February 1995
Associate Pastor for Education | First Baptist Church
Winter Park, Florida | January 1990-February 1992

Ministry Experience (while in college and seminary)

1988-1989 – Lead Pastor | First Baptist Church | Ben Wheeler, Texas
1986-1988 – Associate Pastor | Jersey Village Church | Houston, Texas
1984-1986 – Associate Pastor | Spring Woods Church | Houston, Texas
1983-1984 – Student Pastor | Walnut Springs Church | Austin, Texas
1980-1983 – Student Pastor | First Baptist Church | Tatum | Texas
1978-1980 – Lead Vocalist | Grace Unlimited | Pearland, Texas


Doctor of Ministry | Project: Coaching Pastors | 2008
Included Master of Divinity equivalency – 18 hours theological study
Gateway Seminary | Rocky Mountain Campus, Denver, Colorado
Master of Arts | Christian Education | 1989
SWBTS | Ft. Worth, Texas
Bachelor of Arts | Ministry Careers | 1983
ETBU | Marshall, Texas

Ministry License and Ordination

Licensed to Gospel Ministry (1979) | First Baptist Church | Pearland, Texas
Ordained to Gospel Ministry (1986) | Jersey Village Church | Houston, Texas

Professional Certifications

Certified Trainer | DISC, 12 Driving Forces, EQ | TTI | Scottsdale , Arizona
Commercial Pilot (2022) – Instrument-Rated (2021) Private Pilot (2003) | FAA

The perfect word of God for the redeemed people of God to perform the good work of God.