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

Aug. 11, 2022

To Spank or Not to Spank

143: Pastor Plek and Catie Sas talk through a very common parenting topic... spanking. Catie asks if she is wrong for not spankin…

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Aug. 9, 2022

Pauls Favorite Church

142: Pastor Plek and Catie Sas talk through this past Sundays sermon. Questions Covered: How should we relate to God the Father, …

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July 26, 2022

Is Suicide a Sin?

141: Pastor Plek, Pastor Joseph, and Catie Sas cover a tough topic...suicide. Questions covered: I'm watching a show where a mili…

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July 14, 2022

Th Joy of Church Planting with Pastor Joseph Aiken

140: Pastor Plek, Pastor Joseph, and Catie Sas talk about Josephs upcoming move to be a church plant resident! Want to submit a q…

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July 12, 2022

Anointing with Oil

139: Pastor Plek, Pastor Joseph, and Catie Sas discuss this past Sundays sermon over Mark 6:7-32. Faith, Culture, and all things …

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June 30, 2022

Relationships & Temptation

138: Pastor Plek and Leah Brown discuss questions sent in by listeners on relationships and Jesus' temptation in the wilderness. …

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June 28, 2022

Roe v. Wade Overturned.

137: Pastor Plek and Leah Brown celebrate the overturning of Roe v. Wade and discuss its implications. Want to submit a question?…

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June 21, 2022

Four Soils and Levels of Judgement

136: Pastor Plek and Pastor Joseph celebrate Juneteenth, discuss Sunday's sermon, and answer questions about judgement. Want to s…

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June 14, 2022

Loose with the Truth?

135: Pastor Plek and Pastor Joseph discuss pastoring and church planting in today's episode. Want to submit a question? Call or t…

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June 9, 2022

Don't Vacation with Children

134: Pastor Plek, Pastor Joseph, and Catie Sas catch up on Catie's friend Amber and answer a question sent in about attending chu…

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June 7, 2022

Respecting Authority?

133: Pastor Plek, Pastor Joseph, and Catie Sas discuss this week's sermon and answer questions regarding authority. Want to submi…

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June 2, 2022

Who's the Problem Here?

132: Pastor Plek, Pastor Joseph, Jeff Mitchell, and Leah Brown answer questions about the Holy Trinity, relationships, and who Go…

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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.