Chris Plekenpol: “Everyday Christianity”
About the speaker: Chris graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1999 and served in the Army for seven years, including commanding a company in combat in Iraq. earning a Bronze Star. Upon God’s call in his life to ministry, Chris attended Dallas Theological Seminary and received his Masters in Theology (ThM). Chris traveled as an evangelist and missions group trainer with iamsecond.com for two years before becoming the Lead Pastor of Wells Branch Community Church in 2012.
Chris is married to his beautiful wife Adrienne, a graduate of Abilene Christian University, the Children’s Ministry Director at Wells Branch Community Church, and his best friend. They have four incredible boys: Austin, Jett, Titus and Paxton. Chris loves watching sports – especially Army Football – dancing with Adrienne, and thinking of creative and innovative ways to communicate the love of God.
About the topic: God was at work in the everyday life of the church at Thessalonica. We will explore the parallel between this New Testament church of Greece, compared to the American church today. You will be astonished how nothing has really changed in combating the influence of culture on the church. Pastor Plek will challenge all to impact the culture – whether military or civilian – with the love of Christ.