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I am hitting "pause" on the podcast for now. Listen to the brief episode to hear why. You can catch up with me (Drew) at Koinos Community Church. You can follow us on Instagram or our Facebook page and you can see video content including our we
Drew Thurman is a planter with Renaissance, a decentralized micro church movement in the Boston, MA area. He's married to Breanna and father to  Annie and Dottie. His passions are reading, running, watching sports, and drinking great coffee. Yo
Joshua Nolt is the lead pastor at Lancaster Brethren in Christ Church in Pennsylvania. He has a keen interest in spiritual formation and helping others recognize and receive the presence of God in all things. You can find Joshua on or Facebook 
Jane Beachy is a pastor at Lancaster Brethren in Christ Church in Pennsylvania. She is in a certification program to be a spiritual director, which we discuss at length in this episode. You can find Jane on Instagram or Facebook. Thanks for lis
Tyler Jagen is the Lead Pastor at River Run Church in Choo-lee-OH-ta, Florida. He considers himself a journeyman pastor. There were lots of things he wanted to be in ministry when he grew up, but now he is content with saying "yes" to Jesus and
Ian has been a pastor for over 13 years and recently planted Ecclesia in Princeton, NJ. He writes on the intersections of the Bible, life, and culture at The Serener Bright.  Ian is married to Courtney and they have four kids. You can follow Ia
Christina and her husband Luke are church planters at Plowshares BIC. She also serves as the Minister of Generational Discipleship with the Great Lakes Conference of the Brethren in Christ. Christina writes at www.refocusministry.org and is a c
This is a conversation with Andrew Yakel who serves at Fee Fee Baptist Church in Bridgeton, MO.  We talk Disney, Star Wars, and about Obscure pastor stuff. You can find Andrew on Instagram and Facebook.  
Tim Amor serves at Summit Street Mennonite Church in Beatrice Nebraska.  He is originally from Toronto so he is the first Canadian and Mennotie pastor to join me on the Podcast. You can find Tim on twitter @TimAAmor - which is where he and I or
This is a conversation with Amy Strader, a pastor for two of my favorite people.  I never spoke with Amy until we did this episode.  She is a Pastor at Bozeman United Methodist Church in Montana.  You can find Amy on Facebook and you can check
In this installment, I am talking with Krista Dutt.  She is the pastor for The Dwelling Place - Chicago,  a unique church comprised of families whose loved ones are incarcerated. You can find her on Facebook.
This a message Carmen and I gave a few weeks ago at Koinos Community Church. The first time this husband and wife duo taught in this fashion.  It was fun and rewarding. We hope you will enjoy it and learn a little something.  
This is a conversation with Todd Harmon.  He co-pastors at Summit View BIC Church in New Holland, PA. He also is a co-owner of a  Civil Engineering and Land Surveying company.  Todd and I had a couple of pretty good laughs in this episode, whic
Usually, Bryan is the one asking the questions,  but not this time. Bryan serves as a pastor to pastors in the Atlantic Conference in the Brethren in Christ denomination.  You can find him on Facebook or shoot him an email if you want to connec
Talking student ministry with my favorite youth pastor, Dan VanMatre.  You can find Dan  @highway712 and @danvan814 on Instagram or email him.
I talked recently with Keith Miller.  He is the founding and lead Pastor for Life Path Chuch in Newark, Delaware. You can find him on Facebook,  the website linked above, and on Instagram.
This is a conversation with Blake Henry. He is pursuing a Master's at FullerTheological Seminary and works with his wife Ericka who pastors The Holy District in Allentown, PA.  He is also looking to be a proud papa in the Fall. You can find him
This is a conversation with Ericka Henry. She is the Pastor of The Holy District in Allentown, PA. She is immersed in a neighborhood in the heart of Allentown and tells us of the experience and what she is discovering as she plants a different
I spoke with Kyle a few weeks ago and we talked about some challenges he has faced in ministry and some strategies he uses to make it through difficult times. He is the Lead Pastor at Spring Valley Church in Temple, Pennsylvania.You can find hi
In this episode, I spoke with Dan Reiland. He is the Executive Pastor at 12Stone Church in Lawrenceville, Georgia. He previously partnered with John Maxwell for 20 years, first as Executive Pastor at Skyline Wesleyan Church in San Diego, then a
This is part two of a conversation with Hank Johnson. Hank is the Lead Pastor at Harrisburg Brethren in Christ Church in Pennsylvania. His ministry experience has been gleaned through serving at camps, community and youth centers, and in the so
Justin is the Founder and Lead Pastor of The Belong Collective. He has been serving in ministry for more than 15 years and has a formidable blend of community service knowledge and experience. He is motivated and inspired to bridge gaps and cre
This is part one of a conversation with Hank Johnson. Hank is the Lead Pastor at Harrisburg Brethren in Christ Church in Pennsylvania. His ministry experience has been gleaned through serving at camps, community and youth centers, and in the so
More Interviews are coming soon.  Stay tuned.  If you would like to follow me, you can do so on Twitter or Instagram @drewcarpenter. You can also sign up for a weekly dose of encouragement at obscurepastor.com. 
I demonstrate another practice one can implement amid anxiety.  It is also good just to find some peace and center on God.If you would like to follow me, you can do so on Twitter or Instagram @drewcarpenter. You can also sign up for a weekly do
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