I am a pastor (senior pastor of First Baptist Church, O’Fallon, IL since 1995), author (Immersed: 40 Days to Deeper Faith is my third book, 30 Days to Acts is my fourth) and adjunct seminary professor (teaching preaching and evangelism with Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary Online and Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary).  My wife, Vickie, is the author of wateringcanblog.com.  We have four children and eleven grandchildren.  I graduated from Wheaton College and earned my M.Div. and Ph.D. from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.

7 responses to “About

  1. …..and star football player for the Ironmen of Macon and the Flaming Hearts, that’s right, the Flaming Hearts, of Effingham.

  2. Chris,
    They don’t make school mascot names like those anymore!

  3. Thanks for your article in Baptist Press. We are one of the returning and will be looking for a ministry place.

    We crossed paths in Madagascar at the meeting.


  4. Tim,
    It was great to meet you in Madagascar and I pray God leads you to exactly the right place of ministry for this season.

  5. Bruce & Norma Lash

    I have Warriors in hiding which I purchased while my wife and I lived in O “Fallon and enjoyed Sunday school and hearing your Sermons. we moved back to Sioux City Iowa in 2010 but still have some contact with our Sunday school friends. We now are members of Southern Hills Baptist Church the Senior Pastor is David Miller He is also acting President of Baptist conference of Iowa. We still miss your way and style of preaching May GOD continue to Bless you and the church family Amen . With Christian LOVE .Bruce & Norma Lash.

  6. Saw your article in Baptist Press and was reminded of you being in the Denton area when I served at FBC Sanger. Looking forward to reading your thoughts.

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