Meet the Pastor

Jason and Michelle have made their home in Franklin since 2002. They have two boys, Cole and Tucker. The Cruise family came to ClearView in January of 2018. 

Academics

Associate of Science, Sociology, Motlow State Community College, 1993

Bachelor of Science, Sociology, University of North Alabama, 1995

Master of Divinity with Biblical Languages, Missions and Evangelism, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1997

Doctor of Ministry, Fuller Theological Seminary, 2009

 

Published Works

The Heart Of The Sportsman, Broadman & Holman, 2003

The Sportsman’s Bible, [Executive Editor] Broadman & Holman, 2004

Into The High Country, Broadman & Holman, 2006

InSeason Magazine, Editor-In-Chief, LifeWay, 2008

The NIV Outdoorsman Bible, [Executive Editor] Zondervan Publishing, 2010

Close Encounters, Zondervan Publishing, 2010

The Man Minute, Barbour Publishing, 2015

A Wanted Man, Barbour Publishing, 2016

In The Thick Of It, Barbour Publishing, 2018

Recent Articles

How to Talk to Yourself

How to Talk to Yourself

Who is the authority behind your language? New Age religion is about you being the captain of your own destiny. New Age religions make you the god of your destiny. However, when you let the authority of Christ rule how you talk, you transfer your power into the hands of a different Authority.

What Can Winter Teach Us About Rest?

What Can Winter Teach Us About Rest?

Consider four parts of your being: body, mind, soul, and spirit. Then you might engage a few intentional practices of rest according to your personal needs, or use the practices suggested.

Making “Happily Ever After” a Reality

Making “Happily Ever After” a Reality

Marriage is not going to come easily, or without work. Keep at it. Don’t give up. Keep moving forward in them. Take each day as a new day. Marriage is a beautiful gift from God – when we keep Him in the middle of things, it’ll be just as He intended.

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