Abound in Hope

A podcast applying the hope of the Gospel to every day life.

Creation Care

November 11, 2022

This week, Rex sits down with Sara Wells and Kristi Halsey to talk about a Practicum class they taught called Creation Care. We talk about the Biblical basis behind caring for the environment, listening to voices we don't agree with on everything, and chicken nuggets.

The Word of Their Testimony: Kyong Yu

November 4, 2022

Today's guest is our new pastoral intern, Kyong Yu! We talk about his upbringing, his coming to faith, learning to forgive, working on the mission field, and how he got to Imprint.

The Word of Their Testimony: Steven Mendez

October 28, 2022

Today's guest is our new student and family lead, Steven Mendez! We talk about meeting Jesus, understanding grace, and moving further north every few years.

Lampstands: Brandon Hudson (The Vine Church)

October 13, 2022

This week, we sit down with Brandon Hudson from The Vine Church in Kenmore. We talk about pastoring, church mergers, and Barbecue.

Lampstands: Ryan Plantz (Arbor Church)

October 6, 2022

This week, we welcome Ryan Plantz, pastor of Arbor Church, to the podcast. We talk about his call to ministry, why the Church is worth it, and an elaborate heist to steal cookies.

Lampstands: Aaron Day (Crosswater Community Church)

September 29, 2022

After a week off, we're happy to welcome Aaron Day to the podcast! We chat with Aaron about finding Jesus, entering ministry, and planting a church in Sultan. We also get a small glimpse into his beatboxing skills.

Lampstands: Nate Hettinga (Converge Northwest)

September 15, 2022

This week, Darren, McGregor, and Rex talk with Nate Hettinga. Nate is the Regional President of Converge Northwest and the former pastor of Cascade Church in Monroe. We talk about the three times that Nate told God "no" and what happened as a result.

Lampstands: Todd Arrambide (High Point Church)

September 8, 2022

This week, we are continuing our "Lampstands" series by talking with Todd Arrambide from High Point Church in Snohomish. We talk about pursuing wealth, calling, and Todd's excellent radio voice.

Lampstands: Mark Erickson (Bear Creek Community Church)

September 1, 2022

This week, Rex, McGregor, and Tom sit down with Mark Erickson from Bear Creek Community Church. We talk about calling and longevity in ministry. Join us in praying for Mark and Bear Creek!

Lampstands: Phil and Ligaya Peterson (Anthem Church)

August 25, 2022

This week, Darren and Rex talk with Phil and Ligaya Peterson from Anthem Church in Bellevue. We talk about what it looks like to plant a multicultural church in our area.

Lampstands: Steve Michiels (Northview Church)

August 18, 2022

This week, Darren and Rex have a conversation with Steve Michiels from Northview Church. They talk about longevity in ministry, calling, and powdered milk.

Lampstands: Gordy Beck (Free Church Ausserfern)

August 11, 2022

Today, we are joined by Gordy Beck all the way from Ausserfern Austria! We talk about his ministry in Afghanistan, Tajikistan, and now Austria.

Lampstands: Justin Anderson (Icon Church and All Souls Church)

August 4, 2022

This week, Darren, Rex, and McGregor sit down with Justin Anderson. Justin has planted a few churches and currently lives in Los Angeles where he is an elder and pastor at All Souls Church. We talk about his journey into ministry, the hardest 4 years of his life, and how the Lord has moved him at the right times.

Lampstands: Jeff Potts (Hope Church)

July 28, 2022

This week, Tom, McGregor, and Rex are joined by Jeff Potts, pastor of Hope Church in Snohomish. We talk about his journey into ministry and how the Lord called him to plant a church.

Lampstands: Sean Gasperetti (Reach Church Everett)

July 21, 2022

This week we continue in our new series by talking with Sean Gasperetti, pastor of Reach Church Everett. We talk about his journey in ministry culminating in the launch of Reach.