Tara Beth LeachTara Beth Leach is the Senior Pastor at Good Shepherd Church in Naperville and dedicated to spreading the message of love and grace. With a rich background in ministry, she’s served in various leadership roles, including Youth Minister at Good Shepherd Church and Pastor of Servant Ministry & Missional Life at Christ Church of Oak Brook. Previously, Tara Beth served as the Senior Pastor at First Church of the Nazarene of Pasadena in Southern California. Tara Beth is also the author of several impactful books, including Emboldened, Radiant Church, and Forty Days on Being a Six, which reflect her passion for empowering individuals and churches to live out their faith boldly. Beyond her local church responsibilities, Tara Beth is a sought-after speaker at conferences, retreats, and universities, where she addresses topics such as Church Leadership, Women in Ministry, and the call to be a Radiant Witness.

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Here’s a glimpse of what you’ll learn:

  • Tara Beth Leach reflects on her calling to serve in the ministry
  • How Tara followed her passion without a predetermined roadmap
  • Navigating family dynamics while working as a pastor
  • Tara discusses gender inclusivity in ministry
  • Leading change in a church
  • Tara shares her multifaceted roles in ministry and her background in writing

In this episode…

Have you ever been overcome by a feeling that engulfed your entire being? Did that sensation lead to a cataclysmic event?

In a candid discussion, Tara Beth Leach, a seasoned pastor and author, shares her calling to serve in the ministry. Additionally, she explores her role as one of very few female leaders of the church. As a leader in her church community, Tara emphasizes the importance of fostering an environment where all individuals, regardless of gender, feel valued and empowered to serve. She shares insights into the challenges and opportunities for leading change within a church, highlighting the significance of embracing diversity and inclusivity.

In this episode of the Mission Matters Podcast with Paul Feith, he hosts Tara Beth Leach, Senior Pastor at Good Shepherd Church, for a candid discussion about women in ministry. Tara reflects on her calling to serve as a pastor, how she pursued her passion without a roadmap, her multifaceted roles in ministry, and her background in writing.

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