The Author

Derek Brown (PhD, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary) is associate pastor at Creekside Bible Church in Cupertino, California, and academic dean at The Cornerstone Seminary in Vallejo, California. You can visit his blog at

Is It Biblical to Say, ‘Bloom Where You’re Planted’?

We can’t fault a proverbial saying for being proverbial.

Be Patient, Young Pastor. Your Best Writing Is Later.

Just because you have an idea and a laptop

Heaven, Hell, and the Fight for Purity

We can’t remain satisfied with avoiding illicit sexual intercourse