23 Mar Episode 193 | Re-imagining church and then COVID
Pastor Brian Bales shared how Christian Fellowship Church, on the brink of moving to a new location and preparing for a re-imagined mission, vision and impact, had to adjust and persevere through covid.
Pastor Brian Bales
Pastor Brian Bales has been serving as Lead pastor at Christian Fellowship Church in Ashburn, VA for nearly 10 years. He earned his degree in political science from Cedarville University and his MA in Religion from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. He also earned a Doctorate of Education in Leadership from Southern Seminary. Prior to entering ministry Dr. Bales spent 5 years in the corporate world.
He is a founding member of the Board of Directors of OneHeartDC, a sponsor of this show with WAVA. He has played a significant role in charting the course of the OneHeartDC ministry of advancing the Gospel here in the DMV with over 750 partnering churches. He also serves on the Board of Mosaic Pregnancy Centers Virginia.
A gifted communicator of God’s Word he has been led to teach through “narrative exposition”. He is inspirational, looks for key ideas while staying true to scripture. His messages speak to the individual and he is a dedicated builder of disciples, growing and deepening the spiritual focus on those around him. Brian is married to his wife Kathy and they have two children.