The Voices of FEC project is a living repository of inspiring stories from those laboring everyday as planters, pastors, and workers sharing their personal journeys, struggles, and stories as they work to establish reproducing churches worldwide.
We recently visited with Ramsey in Gardiner Maine. Ramsey's the lead pastor of Life Community Church. We talked about the process God used to bring him to Gardiner, the need for mentors, and his passion for the lost.
We recently had the chance to visit our team serving in Basque country in Spain. Jeff and Mary Shadowen have been faithful serving in that region for over 15 years. We talked with Jeff and were encouraged by what God has taught him over the years.
Recently we had the chance to sit down and talk with two young men who are currently at our FEC affiliate Salem4Youth. While they are both looking forward to returning home, their stories about the staff and about finding faith encouraged us a great deal. We think you'll find [...]
Recently I had the chance to sit down and talk with Dave Reimer - founding Senior Pastor of Grace Community Church in Newton, KS. Grace Community was honoring Dave on his retirement and I had the chance to talk about what it means to be faithful. I hope you'll be [...]
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.