The Transforming Presence of Jesus

David Drury talks with the WesLife crew about the transforming presence of Jesus in the first half of the book of John, and Kyle Ray describes how Kentwood Community Church has used the book Transforming Presence in its spiritual formation and worship.

David Drury

Chief of Staff of The Wesleyan Church Headquarters

Rev. Dr. David Drury is the chief of staff for the international headquarters of The Wesleyan Church, serving to guide the vision, missional priorities, and execution of the strategic plan under the leadership of Rev. Dr. Wayne Schmidt, General Superintendent.

Holding degrees Indiana Wesleyan University, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, and Kingswood University, he previously served as a local church pastor in five congregations in the Midwest as a church planter, solo pastor, or staff pastor in urban, suburban, and rural settings. He is the author of ten books including God is for RealTransforming PresenceBeing Dad, and SoulShift.

David and his wife, Kathy, have three young children: Maxim, Karina, and Lauren.

David Drury

David Drury

Chief of Staff of The Wesleyan Church Headquarters


Click here to read David’s writings. The views and opinions expressed at David’s site are solely those of the author and do not express those of The Wesleyan Church.


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Celebrating every time a disciple makes a disciple and the church multiplies itself until there is a transforming presence in every  zip code.


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