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Women in Ministry Spotlight: Julie Collins Penta

Women in Ministry Spotlight: Julie Collins Penta

Much like hiking, church planting requires extensive preparation, the right tools, and an abiding sense of purpose. Fortunately, Julie Collins Penta is both church planter and mountain hiker. Much like hiking, church planting requires extensive preparation, the right...
Women in Ministry Spotlight: Kelli Ward

Women in Ministry Spotlight: Kelli Ward

Kelli Ward is a busy mom who loves to laugh; she is also the Connections Pastor at Forest Hills Wesleyan Church, Evansville, IN. She and her husband, Wayne, also an ordained pastor at Forest Hills, have four children, Karis – 8, Josiah – 7, Maria – 5, and Anna – 3....
Journeys Into Ministry: Rob Rogalski

Journeys Into Ministry: Rob Rogalski

“When I accepted the Lord in 1983, I dove headlong into lay ministry. I was involved in a senior executives’ small group at the Pentagon; I volunteered in youth, prison, and men’s ministries. But just over two and a half years ago, I felt a calling...
Residency Spotlight: Luke and Kyla

Residency Spotlight: Luke and Kyla

Because we’re pretty young, seeing behind-the-scenes ministry has been tremendously important. Knowing everyday church ministry has been huge, and we’ll be able to apply what we’re learning here at All Shores to our ministry overseas. –Luke &...
Residency Spotlight: Christine Kaye

Residency Spotlight: Christine Kaye

“I’m still in training, but I get real-life experience. Messy people walking alongside messy people: you can’t get that in a classroom. Until you’re in it, you have no idea.” –Christine Kaye Residency exists to train pastors for lifelong...
Residency Spotlight: Tim Witte

Residency Spotlight: Tim Witte

“A lot of people have a hard time believing their pastor loves them; so I learned to knit so I could get closer to my congregation.”-Tim Witte (pictured below) If there’s a resident pastor who knows about loving a congregation, it’s Tim Witte....