Pastor Plek's Podcast

Pastor Plek's Podcast

Pastor Chris Plekenpol deals with Faith, Culture, and everything in between. Recording from Austin, TX, Pastor Plek deals with many of the issues that he faces pastoring in a post-Christian environment. He takes questions from his congregation and beyond to help Christians navigate culture from the Christian perspective.

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Recent Podcast Episodes

Nov. 15, 2022

Childlike Faith

166: Pastor Plek, Melanie McLemore, Jacob Laldin, and Thom Justice recap last Sunday's sermon and discuss childlike & childish fa…

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Nov. 11, 2022

Christian Dating Part 3

165: Pastor Plek, Catie Sas, and Nicole Troup discuss contentment in singleness as a continuation of our Christian Dating series.…

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Nov. 10, 2022

Christian Dating Part 2

164: Pastor Plek, Adrienne Plekenpol, and Nicole Troup are back to continue their discussion on singleness & dating. Questions Co…

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Nov. 9, 2022

Christian Dating Part 1

163: Pastor Plek, Adrienne Plekenpol, and Nicole Troup discuss singleness and dating inside and outside the church. Questions Cov…

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Nov. 3, 2022


161: Pastor Plek and Chelsea McCown cover the Regenerate module of our Discipleship Pathway. They discuss the importance of confe…

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Nov. 2, 2022

Start with the Truth

160: Pastor Plek and Megan Dzialo how to answer skeptics who seem to know more about scripture and the power your own testimony c…

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Oct. 28, 2022

Help my Unbelief

162: Pastor Plek and Catie Sas recap this sunday's sermon and discuss what is at the root of people's skeptism or unbelief when w…

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Oct. 27, 2022

The Suffering of the Cross

159: Pastor Plek, Megan Dzialo, and Chelsea McCown recap the sermon from October 18 and discuss grace, karma, and the hope we hav…

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Oct. 19, 2022

What are Gospel Issues?

158: Pastor Plek and Leah Brown discuss the meaning of Gospel Issues and different levels of church doctrine. Question Covered: I…

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Oct. 13, 2022

We Witnessed a Healing

157: Pastor Plek, Leah Brown, and special guest Everett Gregory (aka Greg) discuss the accident that caused Greg to be in a wheel…

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Oct. 12, 2022

Discipleship: Witness

156: Pastor Plek and special guests Melanie McLemore, Robert Sas, & Jeff Mitchell do a deep dive on the Witness module of our Dis…

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Oct. 6, 2022

Marital Submission

155: Pastor Plek and Catie Sas discuss what the Bible says about wives submitting to their husbands and what that looks like in a…

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About the Host

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Pastor Plek

Pastor at Wells Branch Community Church and Host of Pastor Plek's Podcast

Pastor Plek graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1999 and served in the Army for seven years. 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 missional group trainer with for two years before becoming the Lead Pastor of Wells Branch Community Church. Chris is married to his beautiful wife Adrienne, a graduate of Abilene Christian University, a former high school Spanish Teacher, 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. Chris is the author of five books including “Faith in the Fog of War”, chronicling his faith journey as a company commander in Operation Iraqi Freedom.