Dr. Charles Montgomery Jr: Creating Kingdom Disciples That Reflect The Way Heaven Is Going To Look

Episode 32 August 10, 2022 01:16:19
Dr. Charles Montgomery Jr: Creating Kingdom Disciples That Reflect The Way Heaven Is Going To Look
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Dr. Charles Montgomery Jr: Creating Kingdom Disciples That Reflect The Way Heaven Is Going To Look
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Show Notes

In this episode of We Are Vineyard, Dr. Charles Montgomery Jr. shares about how God disrupted his path to a lucrative career in engineering with a call to ministry, the cultural shift he experienced in working at a Vineyard Church, and what his upbringing uniquely adds to his church. Charles and Jay then talk about the work being done within Vineyard Associations and what they are excited about for the future of the Vineyard. Charles leaves us with a word about the winding road to reconciliation and an encouragement for pastors who are hesitant in engaging this crucial work.

Charles A. Montgomery, Jr serves as the Associations Strategic Coordinator for Vineyard USA and Teaching Pastor at Vineyard Columbus. Charles also founded a successful multiethnic Campus (Vineyard Columbus East) and has pastored there since 2012. His passion is to develop Beloved Communities as espoused by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr, an alumnus of Charles’ alma mater, Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia.

Charles has a B.A. in Mathematics from Morehouse, a Master of Divinity from Emory University (Ga) and a PhD in Ethical and Creative Leadership from Union Institute University (OH). He has earned several credentials in Diversity Training and is a Certified Spiritual Director through the Sustainable School of Faith.

He considers his greatest accomplishment (ok, grace) being married to his childhood crush, Kimberly. Charles and Kimberly are avid Buckeye fans (Go Bucks!) and make their home in Columbus Ohio.

Show Notes: https://vineyardusa.org/associations/ Vineyard USA suggested reading for August https://vineyardusa.org/gospel-with-the-poor/ Warmth of Other Suns by Isabel Wilkerson https://amzn.to/3vLJCJ1 Roadmap to Reconciliation by Brenda Salter McNeil https://amzn.to/3p3r2bA

Socials: Vineyardusa.org @vineyardusa

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