From light-hearted conversations to deep desires of wanting to see souls saved, this podcast highlights stories of pastors and churches within the Baptist Resource Network Pennsylvania/South Jersey who are loving their neighbors and pressing into the BRN’s #LovePASJ Initiative. Join us as we spread the #Love all the way from PA to S. Jersey!

*What is #LovePASJ Initiative? (Trailer Episode):

This trailer episode of the #LovePASJ Podcast will give you a quick foundation of the Baptist Resource Network’s latest initiative – #LovePASJ. This “pilot” episode is here for you any day/any time, so that whenever you need a quick refresher on what the #LovePASJ Initiative is all about, you can hit play and get all you need to know in a matter of 10-15 min. Enjoy! 


Author Michael Crawford – “Don’t Plant; Be Planted” (July 21 • 43:58)

In this extra special episode of the #LovePASJ Podcast, NAMB Church Planting Catalysts for Pennsylvania and South Jersey Hal Hopkins and Todd Beel sit down with author and Executive Director for the Baptist Convention of Maryland/Delaware Michael Crawford to discuss his new book, “Don’t Plant; Be Planted,” as well as how church plants can love their neighbors and thrive within their communities!

Pastor Tom Dawson – The SOAR Church (July 7 • 22:33)

In this week’s episode of the #LovePASJ Podcast, Pastor Tom Dawson from SOAR Church in Woodbine, New Jersey, shares why, as a body of believers, it’s so important to know your neighbors and how SOAR Church is going beyond their church walls to love their community.

Pastor Derek Van Ruler – Sunbury City Church (Jun 23 • 31:07)

In this episode of the #LovePASJ Podcast, Pastor Derek Van Ruler of Sunbury City Church in Sunbury, Pennsylvania, shares how he and his church are loving their neighbors and advancing discipleship in the Sunbury community.

Send City Missionary Kyle Canty and Pastor Mark Turner – Philadelphia/Redemption Heights Church (June 9 • 39:06)

In this week’s episode, NAMB Send City Missionary Kyle Canty and Church Planter Mark Turner from Redemption Heights Church share how they are loving their neighbors in Philadelphia. From praying for their neighbors by name to inviting community members over for dinner, Canty and Turner pass along practical and meaningful ways to share the love of Christ!

Pastor Fred Neal – Harvest Community Church Kittanning (May 26 • 34:16)

In this week’s episode, Executive Pastor Fred Neal of Harvest Community Church in Kittanning, Pennsylvania, shares how God led him from a career in law enforcement to the pulpit as well as how his church got creative with a Thanksgiving outreach event!

Pastor Ed Roman – Carlisle Baptist Church (May 12 • 30:35)

In this first, full-length episode of LovePASJ, Carlisle Baptist Church senior pastor Ed Roman shares how God changed his heart and then gave him a heart for others. Now, he is leading Carlisle Baptist Church in seeking the lost and sharing the gospel with their neighbors!

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