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I am an artist, a pastor, and a teacher. I use cartooning to make resources that help people grow deeper in God’s love.

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Resources for Small Groups

Is your small group looking for the next study? I’ve compiled the resources that I have created over the years and placed them on one page. Browse through books, videos, animations, and online tools to find just the right fit for your group.

Resources for Preachers and Teachers

Browse through a library of downloadable PowerPoints, Image Packs, Videos, Sermons, and visual commentaries to help craft your next sermon or lesson.

My Mission

It is my desire to use all the gifts, passions, and experience that God has given me to help others grow deeper in the love of God, through Jesus Christ, in the Power of the Holy Spirit, for the sake of the world.

Explore Every Book of the Bible

Find cartoons, illustrations, videos, commentaries, and other helpful information about every book of the Bible.

Spiritual Formation

Find resources to explore the practices of spiritual formation to grow deeper in the love of God.

from the blog

How Tired is Your Amen? A Sermon from Genesis 15:1-6

Abram began to doubt God’s promise. God took Abram under the night sky and said “count the stars” that’s how many children you will have. Abram’s “Amen” needed reassurance. He said Amen and it was reckoned to him as righteousness.

For One Who is Exhausted, A Blessing by John O’Donohue

I woke up exhausted this morning. Sleep eluded me again last night. The endless hours of Zoom and the disembodied contected disconnection takes its toll on the spirit. The Holy Spirit moved, yet again, in the early morning, through the most unlikely vehicle of...

Count the Stars | A Cartoonist’s Guide to Genesis 15:1-6

The Narrative Lectionary takes us to Genesis 15:1-6 this week. Abram begins to doubt God's promise. God asks him to count the stars. That's how many children Abram and Sarai will have. Abram believed God ("Amen" in the Hebrew) and it was reckoned to him as...

How to Grow in Faith…A Webinar for You

Join Pastor Steve for a one-time webinar. The session will offer a clear and hopeful guide to the essential practices that will help ground you in the unconditional love of God. You will learn to trust that God is present—even in the midst of chaos. Then, it will help you share that love and hope with everyone around you.

A Cartoonist’s Guide to the Bible on Facebook

Check out the Facebook Page for A Cartoonist’s Guide to the Bible! Like the page and join in the conversation, fun, and learning.

Update on Visual Preaching Book

Today was supposed to be the deadline for my book on using visuals in preaching. Fortress Press reached out to me in the Spring of 2019 and asked if I would submit a book proposal for a piece that would be part of the Working Preacher Book Series. They wanted a book...

Good News in Tough Times | A Sermon from Acts 16:11-40

This sermon steps through the story of Paul in Philippi in Acts 16:11-40 and demonstrates how the Kingdom of God intersects with the Kingdom of Human Power Structures. What is the Good News in these difficult times?

How to Deal with Disrupted Plans | A Sermon from Acts 25:1-12

The Apostle Paul wanted to visit Rome. He probably never imagined that he would have to first sit in jail for two years and then be carried there as a prisoner in order to fulfill this plan. Have you ever had plans disrupted? How do we deal with it when our life gets thrown upside down? Where is God in all of the chaos? This sermon explores those things as we look at Paul’s story in Acts 25:1-12.

Paul in Philippi | A Cartoonist’s Guide to Acts 16:11-40

The Apostle Paul expands the message of the Gospel to enter into the Roman Colony of Philippi. Explore Acts 16:11-40 to see how the Good News of God’s Kingdom insterects with Imperial power.

Blinded by the Light | A Sermon from Acts 9:1-20

Saul encounters the Risen Christ on the road to Damascus and is blinded. Ananias encounters the risen Christ and is told to help Saul. Both men learn a new way to see in Acts 9:1-20.

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