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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March 21, 2023

Sharing Stories

197: Pastor Plek, Catie Sas, and Jacob Laldin share some stories about different conflicts they've had with strangers and how they handled it. Want to submit a question? Call or text 737-231-0605! Faith, Culture, and all thin...

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March 15, 2023

A Conversation with a Non-believer

196: On this episode of Pastor Plek's Podcast, Pastor Plek, Pastor Mo, and Melanie McLemore are joined by special guest Heather Obermiller. Heather is not a believer, so we talk about her backstory, how she came to WBCC, and ...

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March 14, 2023

Hospitality within the Church

195: Pastor Plek, Catie Sas, and Jacob Laldin hear a story from Catie's past and recap our sermon on showing Hospitality within the Church. Want to submit a question? Call or text 737-231-0605! Faith, Culture, and all things ...

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March 8, 2023

Blood, Birthdays, and Limited Atonement

194: On this episode of Pastor Plek's podcast, Pastor Plek, Catie Sas, and Pastor Mo answer a variety of questions about Jesus' name and birthday, old testament sacrifices, and limited atonement. Questions Answered: We call t...

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March 1, 2023

Asbury Revival

193: On this episode of Pastor Plek's Podcast, Pastor Plek invites Jacob Laldin, Melanie McLemore, and Nicole Troup to the show to talk about their recent trip to Asbury University in Wilmore, KY. Tune in to find out more abo...

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Feb. 27, 2023

Comfort One Another

192: Pastor Plek, Jacob Laldin, Melanie McLemore, and Nicole Troup recap the sermon on Comfort. Want to submit a question? Call or text 737-231-0605! Faith, Culture, and all things in between. Support the show : https://wbcc....

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Feb. 24, 2023

A Father's Blessing

191: Pastor Plek, Pastor Mo, and Catie Sas recap the part two of our Love One Another sermon series. They talk about the impact a parent's words have on their children and the importance of blessing others. Want to submit …

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Feb. 15, 2023

How Christ Engages Homosexuality

190: Pastor Plek interviews Aaron Swanlund, Jordan Smith, and Kaylor Reiter about their struggles with same-sex attraction and how that has impacted their relationships inside and outside the church. Want to submit a question...

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Feb. 15, 2023

Business & Evangelism - Part 3

186: Pastor Plek, Catie Sas, Nicole Troup, and Larry O'Donnell are back for part 3 in our series on Business & Evangelism. Listen in to hear more about Larry's story and how he's working for God's kingdom Got a question …

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Feb. 14, 2023

Discipleship: Covenant Member

188: Pastor Plek is joind by Elder board chariman Robert Sas, Nicole Troup, and Sam Teifke for a special episode on the Covenant Member module of our discipleship pathway. Tune in to hear more about our process for Membership...

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Feb. 10, 2023

Honor One Another

189: Pastor Plek, Pastor Mo, Jordan Smith, and Nicole Troup recap our first sermon in the Love One Another series. We talk about the book of Philemon and answera few questions as well! Questions covered: Are we really all goi...

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Feb. 9, 2023

Be Ready

187: Pastor Plek, Nicole Troup, John Tibbits, and Sam Teifke recap Chris's sermon on Mark 13 and how that fits into the book of Revelation. Tune in to hear more about eschatology & the urgency that Sam and John feel …

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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 iamsecond.com 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.