A Season of Growth and Life

Greetings from sunny Somerville! Spring is here and it turns out the world is not such a terrible place after all. Southern Exposure It was a delight for Naomi and I to see many friends in our travels to Birmingham and Nashville a couple of weeks back. I was privileged to share words of encouragement at…

Day by Day Prayer

In this post, I want to let you know specifically how you can pray for me. And I want to let you know on the basis of my weekly calendar. Keep reading and you’ll get the idea. Sunday – Worship If you are praying 0n Sunday, pray for the worship of Christ the King Somerville…

Boston Frozen Over

Weather Woes Probably everyone has heard about Boston’s winter weather in the news, that we’ve seen more snow in the last month than Chicago has ever seen in an entire winter. But as my friend Phillip, visiting from Nashville last week could tell you, this is something that you really have to see and walk…

The New Year at CTK Somerville

I’m sitting here at a coffee shop in Somerville watching the snow start to accumulate. We are supposed to have 24-28 inches by the end of tomorrow with gusts of wind up to 70 mph! Pray for us as the blizzard hits! Preaching in February Regardless of how much snow falls, my next couple of days will…

Big Announcement

Merry Christmas! I have spent my holiday celebrating with my fiancee Naomi and her family in Connecticut. That’s right…I am thrilled to announce that Miss Naomi Taylor and I are getting married! I have not talked much about Naomi previously, but now that there is a ring on her finger, I can. Naomi is the…

Thankful and Challenged by New Opportunities

After a busy September and October, which saw the launch of CTKS (Christ the King Somerville) and my ordination, November has given me a chance to take a breath.It has also given me a chance to pursue people I felt I had been neglecting. I am called to always be on the lookout for opportunities…

Ordained to Serve Christ the King

I am thankful to have been ordained last Thursday evening. It was the Church’s affirmation and empowering of the calling placed on my life to minister the gospel.  It was a simultaneously sobering and encouraging experience, a reminder that we have a real enemy and my hope of fruitful ministry is not in myself, but…

Big News & Big Changes

Both in ministry and in personal life, there are a lot of big changes taking place. Some good, some bad, but the one constant is that nothing stays the same. First Month of Public Services We have taken off the training wheels and have now completed our first month of PUBLIC services, which has been…

Launching In

Christ the King Somerville launch service is Sunday, September 7th at 4:30pm! I know some of you out there are thinking, “What!? I thought the church was already meeting.” Well, we have been. Our goal was to make it as confusing as possible for everyone (That wasn’t really our goal, but it is somewhat confusing)….

Somerville and Summer Travels

Greetings from sunny Somerville! It’s been warm here of late, but warm here is a good thing. I have received a call as Assistant Pastor of Christ the King Somerville. It’s official. I have been called as the Assistant Pastor, which will permit me to stay and invest in our congregation long-term. The hope of the CTK…