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I've been a pastor in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America since 1984, currently serving as the founding pastor of Community of Grace in Peoria, AZ. My wife, Jan and I, were married in 1979. We raised two kids and currently have 3 grandkids. I love to ride my bike, travel, read British Mysteries, and Disneyland. I have written 6 books, including my newest--Searching for Tom Sawyer: How Parents and Congregations Can Stop the Exodus of Boys From Church. My website: www.TimWrightMinistries.org.


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The Purpose of Boys: A Podcast with Dr. Michael Gurian

By Tim Wright on May 26, 2016

Dr. Michael Gurian has spent the last 30 years of his life writing and speaking about the wonder and purpose of boys.  Using brain science research, his experience as a therapist, and best practices, Michael is the leading advocate for…

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Your Sunday School Program is Working…But Does it Work? (Check out the Quote from a Millennial!)

By Tim Wright on May 24, 2016

If you run Sunday school/Children’s Church concurrently with worship, it may be working well. The kids have a place to hear the Gospel at their level. The adults have a place where they can hear the Gospel at their level…and…

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The Stories Behind Your Favorite Christian Artists: A Podcast with Stan Moser

By Tim Wright on May 24, 2016

Amy Grant.  Andrae’ Crouch.  Chris Christian.  Larnelle Harris.  Sandi Patti.  Michael W. Smith.  Larry Norman.  Stan Moser, the President of CCM United, had a front row seat for the birth of Contemporary Christian Music as an executive with Word Records.…

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Why Men Hate Going to Church: A Podcast with David Murrow

By Tim Wright on May 24, 2016

David Murrow is the author of Why Men Hate Going to Church. Few people have their finger on the pulse of the men’s crisis in our churches like David does.   If you don’t see the media player below, click here to listen to…

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Boys and Girls Learn Differently–A Podcast with Dr. Michael Gurian

By Tim Wright on May 20, 2016

Dr. Michael Gurian is the New York Times Best-Selling Author behind books like The Wonder of Boys; The Mind of Boys; The Purpose of Boys; The Wonder of Girls, and Boys and Girls Learn Differently. Michael talks with me about his starting point…

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Raindrops Keep Falling on My Head: A Podcast with Legendary Singer BJ Thomas

By Tim Wright on May 20, 2016

BJ Thomas: Raindrops Keep Falling on My Head.  Hooked on a Feeling.  Rock and Roll Lullaby.  Home Where I Belong.  Another Done Somebody Wrong Song.  Mighty Clouds of Joy.  I Just Can’t Help Believing. 5 Grammy awards.  #1 songs in…

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How to Overcome Anxiety–A Podcast with Tim Wright and Dr. Gregg Jantz

By Tim Wright on May 20, 2016

I’ve struggled with an anxiety disorder for over 30 years.  Over those years I’ve learned some invaluable lessons for managing and living above anxiety.  My good friend, Dr. Gregg Jantz, lends his insights to mine on this podcast.   If…

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How to Speak Man: A Brief Tutorial for Church Leaders Who Want to Reach Men

By Tim Wright on May 13, 2016

Men and women are equal. Men and women are different. That’s my starting point. If you can live with that, then I invite you to continue on. It’s no secret that men have dropped out of the Christian Church in…

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Bathrooms, Male Stereotypes, and Granddaughters

By Tim Wright on May 11, 2016

Potty talk has moved front and center in the national debate. And I’m not talking about the Presidential campaign. I’m referring to the bathroom wars. On the one side is the state of North Carolina, passing a law restricting people…

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Beware! Jesus Only Serves Sinners

By Tim Wright on April 7, 2016

I have come to call not the righteous, but sinners! —Jesus An old proverb says: If you want to know what a person is like, look at his/her friends. Time and again Jesus was caught hanging with the wrong kinds…

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