Signature dish (you cook): My wife and boys call me the grill master, and my guacamole is known internationally.
Good habit: I don’t take things for granted.
Bad habit: I try to rap to impress my sons’ friends.
Coffee habit: Yes, yes, and yes; V60 and pour overs! Coffee is a gift from God.
Personal motto/Life verse: Bonhoeffer once said, “When Christ calls He bids a man to come and die.” You only find life once you surrender yours to Christ.
Philippians 1:20, As it is my eager expectation and hope that I will not be at all ashamed, but that with full courage now as always Christ will be honored in my body, whether by life or by death.
I’m scared to try: Sushi from a gas station
Cat/dog/other: Dog… our Siberian Husky, Israel, passed away this past year.
Etiquette Pet Peeve: Slurping soup or cereal
I wish I could tell my younger self: You do not have to please everyone, just God.
I never leave home without: My cell phone, wallet, car keys, and a kiss from my wife.
Your spouse/best friend would describe you as: Compassionate, visionary, extravagant with my love, and I out punted my coverage when I married her, lol.
The last book I read/re-read: A Tale of Three Kings by Gene Edwards
Favorite part of your job/ministry: Meeting new people, seeing people “get it” when it comes to Scripture, and helping the church look to the world as Christ desires for her to look.