Pastor Plek's Podcast Episodes

Jan. 7, 2023

Finding Peace during the Holidays

177: Pastor Plek, Catie Sas, Jacob Laldin, and Ashley Elliot recap the Advent Sermon on Peace and spending time with family over the holidays. Want to submit a question? Call or text 737-231-0605! Faith, Culture, and all thin...

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Dec. 27, 2022

Jesus' Siblings & Samuel the Priest

176: Pastor Plek, Jacob Laldin, and Nicole Troup answer audience questions about Jesus's siblings and Hannah's dedication of Samuel as a priest in the Old Testament. Questions Covered: Mary was a virgin, Jesus had brothers. I...

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Dec. 26, 2022

Texas Country & Jesus Christ Part 2

175: Pastor Plek & Catie Sas are back with special guest Cory Morrow. Pastor Plek, Catie Sas, and Cory continue their conversation about Texas Country music and the impact God has had on Cory's life. Want to submit a question...

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Dec. 23, 2022

Voting at Church, Mourning the Lost, and Balenciaga

174: Pastor Plek, Jacob Laldin, and Nicole Troup answer questions from the audience about voting for church leadership, mourning the loss of someone who wasn't saved, and the recent Balenciaga scandal. Questions Covered: Why ...

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Dec. 22, 2022

Texas Country & Jesus Christ Part 1

173: Pastor Plek & Catie Sas are joined by special guest Cory Morrow in this podcast episode. Cory is a Texas Country singer & songwriter who came to Christ about ten years ago. Plastor Plek & Catie Sas talk to …

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Dec. 21, 2022

The Joy of Victory

172: Pastor Plek, Jacob Laldin, and Nicole Troup recap the Advent sermon on Joy and talk about how Jesus finished the war with sin and we rejoice in that victory. Want to submit a question? Call or text 737-231-0605! Faith, …

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Dec. 7, 2022

Generosity & Getting Dressed

171: Pastor Plek & Jacob Laldin answers questions regarding generosity and women's dress at church Questions Covered: Podcast question: I've heard it suggested that although the generosity of the Jerusalem church was beautifu...

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Dec. 7, 2022


169: Pastor Plek, Melanie McLemore, Grayson Dzialo, Lixz Mitchell, and Nicole Troup talk about what it means to be a Servant and how to get involved serving in the church. Want to submit a question? Call or text 737-231-0605!...

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Dec. 6, 2022


168: Pastor Plek, Catie Sas, and Jacob Laldin talk about life patterns as a worshiper of God. Worshiper is the first module in our DISCIPLE pathway. Interested in joining a Discipleship group? Email us at info@wellsbranchchur...

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Dec. 5, 2022

God's Love

170: Pastor Plek & church intern Jacob Laldin recap the opening sermon of our Advent 2022 sermon series discussing God's Love. Want to submit a question? Call or text 737-231-0605! Faith, Culture, and all things in between. S...

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Dec. 1, 2022

Suffering, Service, Healing, & Halloween

167: Pastor PLek, Catie Sas, and church intern Jacob Laldin recap the sermon from November 13 and discuss why we join in on Halloween Festivities Question Covered: Why do we celebrate Halloween as a church? Want to submit a q...

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Nov. 15, 2022

Childlike Faith

166: Pastor Plek, Melanie McLemore, Jacob Laldin, and Thom Justice recap last Sunday's sermon and discuss childlike & childish faith and the role of the Gospel Questions covered: If the gospel is that Jesus came, died, and ro...

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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. Want to submit a question? Call or text 737-231-0605! Faith, Culture, and all things in between...

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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 Covered: Why is it important to invite some of your church family into the decision of whether (an...

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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 Covered: Thoughts on singleness & dating within the church - past experiences have led me to believ...

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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 confessing sins to one another and praying over one another and the role that confession has in our w...

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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 can have when witnessing with others. Question covered: How do you witness to people who are seem...

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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 we see miraculous healings today. Want to submit a question? Call or text 737-231-0605! Faith, Cu...

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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 have in Christ through our own suffering. Want to submit a question? Call or text 737-231-0605! Fai...

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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: In the last episode on the 2nd amendment in light of the Uvalde shooting, Chris mentioned gospel ...

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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 wheelchair for 8+ years and then the miracle healing that took place a few Sundays back. Want to …

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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 Discipleship Pathway. Listen in as we discuss what evangelism is, how to evangelize effectively, ...

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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 marriage. Question covered: Why submit to your husband? What does it tangibly look like? Want t...

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Oct. 5, 2022

Relationship Management

154: Pastor Plek and special guest Adrienne Plekenpol discuss Adrienne's strategy for prioritizing friendships and balancing responsibility to family with investing in friendships. Find Adrienne's relationship circles graphic...

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Oct. 4, 2022

The Importance of Accountability

153: Pastor Plek, Catie Sas, Jeff Mitchell, and Robert Sas recap Sunday's sermon and discuss the importance of accountability. Questions Covered: How do we know when someone is holding you accountable because they love you an...

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Sept. 30, 2022

Moving from Friend to Deep Friend

152: Pastor Plek and Catie Sas recap last sunday's sermon, transparency in relationships, and relational restoration. Question covered: What kind of friendship do you have when there is proximity, time, and purpose but there'...

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Sept. 21, 2022

Universalism & Salvation

151: Pastor Plek and special guest Chris Bowers discuss universalism, atonement, and God's plan for salvation. Question covered: Romans 11:32; John 12:32; 2 Peter 3:9; Colossians 1:20; Ephesians 1:10 — Why limit how many God ...

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Sept. 20, 2022

Prioritizing Friendships

150: Pastor Plek and Catie Sas recap Sunday's sermon and answer some questions about friendship. Questions covered: What do you do when people walk out of all your spheres of influence (like to a different church) and still w...

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Sept. 14, 2022

Discipleship: Stewardship

149: Pastor Plek, Catie Sas, and special guest Dave Sheffield discuss stewardship and Biblical principles for saving, spending, and giving money as well as what the Bible has to say about debt. Want to submit a question? Call...

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Sept. 7, 2022

Bitterness & Eschatology

148: Pastor Plek and special guest Leah Brown recap Sunday's sermon on overcoming bitterness and also discuss different view points on the end times, having joy in singleness, and dealing with frustration towards church leade...

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Sept. 1, 2022

Addressing Sexual Sin

147: Pastor Plek, Catie Sas, and special guest Megan Dzialo discuss Sunday's sermon, the recent news about Matt Chandler, the SBC sex scandal, and a question about sexual sin. Question Covered: How does the church handle unre...

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Aug. 25, 2022

Christian Sex Ethic

146: Pastor Plek & Catie Sas discuss Christian sex ethics and healthy sexuality. Question covered: Upcoming book question: You mentioned the Christian sex ethic and moral code for Jews and Christians. What is the sex ethic? W...

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Aug. 24, 2022

Suffering & Celebrating

145: Pastor Plek & Catie Sas talk about learning how to suffer and celebrate alongside fellow believers. Questions covered: How can members who have been comforted model offering comfort and celebration? Because yes we can re...

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Aug. 17, 2022

Born for Multiple Partners?

144: Pastor Plek and Catie Sas discuss gender roles and sleeping with people who aren't your spouse. Questions Covered: To add on to the man side of the sermon, “Excuses are not Masculine”… “When we make excuses we negate res...

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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 spanking her children. Want to submit a question? Call or text 737-231-0605! Faith, Culture and all thi...

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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, God the Son, and the Holy Spirit? Is it supposed to be different? Personally, I have "warmer" fe...

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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 military captain of a battleship stayed behind to blow the ship due to it being in enemy territory. ...

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Aug. 15, 2020

Accountability for Christian Leaders

How do we hold Christian leaders accountable without it turning into "cancel culture"? I think of recent incidents like Jerry Falwell at Liberty University. Support the show (

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Aug. 6, 2020

What are your thoughts on John MacArthur's decision regarding Church …

Pastor Chris answer the question of what his thoughts regarding John MacArthur's recent decision to meet in California where gatherings over 10 are illegal indoors. Pastor Chris gives biblical wisdom on the subject of the ga...

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Aug. 5, 2020

So what do I do for school this fall?

Pastor Chris Plekenpol and his wife Adrienne discuss what schooling will look like for their family in a pandemic environment. They also tackle how they will incorporate Christian principles into their children's lives. Suppo...

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July 29, 2020

Led by the Spirit vs Led by the flesh

Pastor Plek deals with the question: But I've been curious a little, the word says that those who are led by the spirit are not under the law, as new creations in Christ are we always walking in the spirit? …

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July 29, 2020

Christian unity for evangelism vs Christian unity as a theological re…

Pastor Plek answers the question: Is there a difference between pursuing perfect unity to win the world to Christ and walking together in the unity Christ has already achieved for us as one body of believers? Support the show...

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July 27, 2020

When does prayer become superstitious?

Pastor Plek answers a question asked after preaching through Philippians 4 and wrestling with what prayer looks like. Letting your requests being made known to God. In his first podcast, Pastor Plek will answer that question ...

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