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.
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
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
Choosing joy is not easy. In fact, it can be really hard. But when we fix our eyes on Him; when we rest in His plan for us, the stuff of the world really does fade away. Big problems seem smaller.
Given the statistics of depression in our world, it is likely that someone you know closely is dealing with it. Given the attitude that far too often shows up in a place of faith, it is likely you don’t know that a person is struggling with it.
Depression, and even suicidal thoughts, are not sin but symptoms of a world broken by sin.