Henry has been an apprentice of Jesus for more than forty years and a church planting pastor for the past three decades. Many in today’s world are confused about what it means to be an apprentice of Christ–in his pastor blog, Henry demystifies the discipleship process and helps people understand how we can become more like Jesus. 

For thirty years Henry has taught the in-Christ lifestyle to both large and small groups in churches, conferences, and retreats. He wrote a newspaper column for twelve years and has published more than 500 articles about life in Christ. Nowadays, those thoughts go into his weekly blog.

Son of Man Book

Henry has also written an award-winning biography of Jesus’s ministry years that unfolds in chronological order and includes every teaching and miracle recorded in the Gospels. It is available in hardcover, paperback, and ebook. To learn more about the book and to read the first few chapters free, visit the Son of Man: A Biography of Jesus page.   

Random facts about Henry:

  • Henry didn’t grow up wanting to be an author. When he was ten, his dream was to become the Yankee’s center fielder when Mickey Mantle retired. That didn’t work out.
  • He loves everything about his home state of Louisiana except the mosquitos. Give him a cup of gumbo and an oyster po’boy and laissez les bon temps rouler.
  • Favorite authors include Flannery O’Connor, Mark Twain, JRR Tolkien, CS Lewis, Eudora Welty, and Annie Dillard.
  • Some mentors from afar: Dallas Willard, Don Carson, Darrell Bock, Robert Stein, Craig Blomberg, Craig Keener, Eugene Peterson, Frank Laubach, Jeanne Guyon, Nicolas Herman (Brother Lawrence).

Henry has been happily married to his wife, Lauren, for forty years. They live in San Juan Bautista, California. In his free time, Henry enjoys scuba diving, biking, hiking, reading, and cooking.