A Basic Primer on Neighbor-Love

This morning, we are beginning a new sermon series entitled: “God’s Heart for Our Neighbors.” As a church, we’ve just spent four weeks focusing on...
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Moore, Money, More Problems

We Southern Baptists are at it again. Disagreements. Family squabbles. And good old fashioned politics. Imagine that. (And in other news, the sun...
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An Election Week Prayer

Heavenly Father, You have commanded us in 1 Timothy 2, to pray “for kings and all who are in authority,” and so we do just that. We pray for our...
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“The Word from the Pastor” is a weekly bulletin insert and blog that our pastor writes. Often, the topics include current events, theology, personal reflections, or meditative musings.

Moore, Money, More Problems

We Southern Baptists are at it again. Disagreements. Family squabbles. And good old fashioned politics. Imagine that. (And in other news, the sun came up!) So, what’s the issue this time? The authority of Scripture? The divinity of Christ? The Trinity? No – it’s the...

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An Election Week Prayer

Heavenly Father, You have commanded us in 1 Timothy 2, to pray “for kings and all who are in authority,” and so we do just that. We pray for our nation’s election and for our soon-to-be President-elect. Baptize each one with your grace. We confess, O God, Your...

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New Members, New Process

It is no secret that our church prioritizes membership. Acts 2:41 reads, “So then, those who had received his word were baptized; and that day there were added about three thousand souls.” (italics added) While you do not find the word membership in the New Testament,...

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About Tyler

Tyler holds a DMin and MDiv from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary as well as an MAR from LBTS. Tyler serves as the teaching pastor at FBC,

Published Works

Popular Encyclopedia of Church History (Contributed Articles on: Charles Spurgeon & Youth With A Mission)

Eye, Eye, Preacher! (July/Aug 2015) Preaching Magazine.

Sermon Whittling: Edit Before You Preach (Sept/Oct 2013) Preaching Magazine. Also here

If It's Greek To You, Make It English to Them (March/April 2013) Preaching Magazine. Also here

Start With a Bang! - Crafting a Memorable Sermon Opener (March/April 2011) Preaching Magazine. Also here

Ten Commandments for Preaching (March/April 2010) Preaching Magazine. Also here