Jim has been the Lead Minister at Countryside Christian Church in Pittsburg, Kansas since 2019. He has served churches in Kansas, Indiana, and Ohio since 1993. Jim married Rhoda Souder in 1992, and they have 4 children, Matthew, Kara, Kathleen, and Allison. Jim graduated from Ozark Christian College in 1993 with a Bachelors in Biblical Literature. He enjoys playing guitar, buying used books, and coffee. Lots of coffee.
One of the beautiful and frustrating things about biblical Christianity—about following Jesus—is the tension that we face between seemingly incompatible things. I say incompatible in the sense that we try to make sense of the ways of God while applying worldly wisdom and habits. It doesn’t work well and leaves us scratching our heads. Only […]