Advice for College Students

Another semester is here. Young men and women from across the globe have descended on the Burg for another nine months. Most of us locals love...

Sabbatical Takeaways

It was the great philosopher Arnold Schwarzenegger who said, “I’ll be back.” In July, I made that same promise (without the Austrian accent)....

My Sabbatical: Overview & Preview

In March 2011, I was the pastor of FBC. I was an exhausted, frazzled, and worn out pastor. The demands of ministry had taken a toll. I even had...
“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.
A Koinonia Confession

A Koinonia Confession

Having been a preacher’s kid, I have many fond memories that other people do not.  These include practicing baptisms with my siblings in the pool, experiencing an old fashioned, country “pounding” (some of you don’t even know what that is…ask me, and I’ll explain),...

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On the 95 Theses I Agree With

On the 95 Theses I Agree With

Last week, I wrote about a few of the 95 statements that I disagreed with. Luther’s concerns were growing and his theology evolving – but, as I pointed out last week, at that point in his life he was still a good Catholic, loyal to the Pope and many of the teachings...

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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