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 “Four” Marriage Tune-up

This morning our sermon text is Mark 10:1-12. Jesus speaks on marriage and divorce. To complement the message, I want to share some practical...

Home Bittersweet Home

Twelve days ago, the Scarlett Nation packed up our belongings and headed west. Sure, it was only 5.9 miles west, but it was west, nonetheless....
“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

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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Healthy Marriage Report Card

Marriage isn’t easy – even for those who are “doing it right.” As the author of marriage, God intended for our companionship, flourishing, and homes to bring Him glory. But how do we know if our marriage is glorifying to God? How can we know if, as a couple, we are...

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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