The Author

Jared Lyda is an elder of All of Life Church in Post Falls, Idaho. He is married to Meredith, and they have one son and three daughters. As a family they enjoy the company of friends around their table, trips to the lake, and reading great stories while huddled in a circle on the family room floor. You can follow him on Twitter.

From Drug Dealer to Church Planter

I’m an unlikely church planter. My résumé better positions me for prison than for the pastorate.