Darren Schalk is a minister and the author of “Dear God, We Need To Talk: wrestling with God on questions of life and faith“ from Passio. His writings have appeared on sites such as charismanews.com, ministrytodaymag.com, tonymorganlive.com, as well as others. At the conclusion of this paragraph, he will no longer write in the third person.
I have a Bachelor’s in Pastoral Ministry and a Master’s in Church Leadership and Administration. I’ve served in various church leadership roles, including youth pastor, associate pastor, and senior pastor. While attending seminary, I had the great privilege of working as an advocate for the developmentally disabled.
I currently serve as the Coordinator of Christian Education and Curriculum Development for the and Associate Editor for One Accord Resources, Inc. We produce Christian curriculum that reaches approximately 80,000 people every week (English) and is translated around the globe. We’re in the midst of creating an international discipleship campaign called “FORMED” to unify our denomination’s discipleship efforts. I’m also a member of several interdenominational boards and committees concerned with discipleship.
2 things you should know:
1) I think the duck-billed platypus is God’s inside joke
2) My wife and I were once contestants on Wheel of Fortune (you can read the saga here).
I currently reside in Cleveland, TN with my wife Kristi, and our three children, Jake, Abby, and Alli.