Nate Schumacher has served as the Senior Pastor of Highland Gospel Community church in Fort Wayne for just over 12 years. I had the opportunity to sit and talk with Nate. He talked about the unique "coffee break" they have during worship services as well as his own struggle [...]
Jake Mills serves as the lead pastor of Great Oaks Community Church. They've recently felt that God is calling the church to a 10 in 10 vision - plant 10 new churches in the next 10 years. I sat down with Jake and talked with him about this vision [...]
With the recent dedication of their first facility, I had the chance to sit down and talk with Mike Barter - lead pastor of Grace Community Fellowship in Hillsboro Kansas. We had the chance to talk about what it's like leading a new church and creating new traditions in the [...]
A few weeks ago, I sat down with Caleb Barrows. At the time, Caleb was working with Nate Hamblin as they worked together planting Neighborhood Church in Adrian, MI. Since that time, God has called Caleb into a new step in his journey. While Caleb is no longer planting [...]
A few weeks ago, I sat down with Randy Hinshaw, lead pastor at Crossroads Bement. We talked about the church, about life in a small town and about the value of being honest - even when it's hard. I hope you are both encouraged and challenged by Randy's story.
We recently sat down with Kent Fahl, Senior Pastor at Berne Evangelical Church. We talked about what it's like to lead one of the original FEC churches, and we were challenged by Kent's committment to the great commision. We think you'll be equally challenged.
We recently had the chance to sit down and talk with Chris Freeman, senior pastor at Pine Hills City Church in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Together we talked about what it means to trust God and take big risks. The conversation encouraged and challenged us and we pray you will feel [...]
I had the chance to sit down and talk with Alex Ruhter, planting pastor at Wave Community Church in Deshler, Ohio. Together we talked about how God brought him to the church, what he's continuing to learn, and what it means to take the church to the people who most [...]
I had the privilege to talk with Kip Kratche, lead pastor at Pathway Church in Strongsville, Ohio. Together we talked about how God brought him to the church, what he's learned, and what it means to choose right, even when it's not easy. I think you will be as encouraged [...]
I recently had the chance to sit down with Jeff Ahlgrim, founding pastor of Life Church of Lorain County. Jeff's planting this church in a small town in Northern Ohio. He shared some thoughts about his church, about keeping it simple, and about the importance of staying faithful.