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About the Hello Church! Podcast

Welcome to the Hello Church! Podcast, powered by Ministry Pass and hosted Justin Trapp, Wade Bearden, David Crowson, and Mike Hernandez!

The Hello Church! podcast is filled with practical conversations designed to resource pastors and ministry leaders with the tools they need to preach better, lead well, and grow their small church. 

We believe your best messages are ahead of you and that God has placed unique gifts inside of you. We’re here to help you along the journey to lead and grow your church well. 

We are excited to help you and your ministry thrive!

Justin Trapp, Ministry Pass, Hello Church! Podcast

Justin Trapp


Justin Trapp is a ministry-minded entrepreneur who founded Ministry Pass and Sermonary. Justin’s goal is to help pastors create their sermons easily and lead their church well. After working in ministry and as an entrepreneur, feeling stretched thin and unable to lead his church well, he created a library of resources for ministry leaders to help them lead with more ease and simplicity. Justin lives in Texas with his family and can be found online at www.ministrypass.com.

Wade Bearden


Wade Bearden is an author, entrepreneur, and minister. As a contributor to publications like Christ and Pop Culture, Christianity Today, Think Christian, RELEVANT, as well as the weekly podcast HelloChurch!, Wade shares his experience, guidance, and journey through both ministry and entrepreneurship, as well as daily life. He lives in Texas with his family. Wade can be found online at www.ministrypass.com.

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David Crowson


David is a husband and father, a worship pastor, and founder of both Churchly & Cowntdown. He’s has degrees from Southwestern Assemblies of God University in church music and communication arts. He loves the local church, and has a heart to equip pastors with practical tools they can use to further the Kingdom of God.

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Mike Hernandez


Mike is a husband and father. He also serves as the lead pastor of Local Church in Tomball, Tx. He served on staff at a mega church, and in other various ministry roles throughout the years. He offers practical advice in leading a church from a hand full of people to a thriving congregation of a couple hundred.

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