Episode 83 | Thanksgiving 2019

Episode 83 | Thanksgiving 2019

Pastor Brian Bales and Dennis Williams, co-hosts of Good News for the City, discussed the Thanksgiving holiday and the importance of gratitude.

Podcast Guests

Pastor Brian Bales

Pastor Brian Bales 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 Brian spent 5 years in the corporate world.

A gifted communicator of God’s Word he has been lead to teach through “narrative exposition”. He is inspirational, looks for key ideas while staying true to scripture. His messages speak to the individual and 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.


Dennis Williams

Rev. Dennis Williams has been a pastor for more than three decades and is now doing Kingdom business with WAVA Radio, Salem Media Group of Washington D.C.  As Director of Ministry Relations for WAVA he comes alongside pastors and churches to help build and deepen relationships—in order to provide them with new and exciting platforms to share the Gospel in a  manner specific to their ministry/church.

Dennis has invested his life as a pastor, and in growing churches, while at the same time helping other pastors step into their calling and growing the ministries that God has called them into as well.  He has pastored churches in Ohio, Georgia and Florida and has an intense passion for the Gospel and seeing lives changed through the power of Jesus Christ.

Dennis has a B.A. in Religion/Psychology from Wilmington College in Ohio, and an M.Div. from the Candler School of Theology at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia.  Dennis lives in Washington, D.C. with his wife Jennifer and their Toy Fox Terrier, “Jersey”.