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1 POSTSErik Odegard serves at Spurgeon College as the director of Fusion, which equips and sends students to make disciples in hard places alongside IMB missionaries and NAMB church planters. He holds a BA in Christian ministry (cross-cultural studies concentration) and a master of theological studies from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Erik has served as an elder of Cross Fellowship Church since 2018. He and his wife, Morgan, have been married since 2014 and live in Missouri with their dog, Finn, and a house filled with Fusion alumni.
Pastor Greg Laurie of Harvest Christian Fellowship delivered a message Thursday at a special service remembering the life of Jarrid Wilson. While Laurie had a number of exhortations for his listeners, he especially emphasized the preeminence of Jesus.
Tara Beth Leach believes it's all too easy for church to turn into, "Come, consume, and see the show." Tara Beth is an author, speaker and senior pastor, and this week on our podcast, she shares how pastors can counteract consumerism and help their members see themselves as the missional people of God.