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Max Curell

Max Curell is associate pastor of Trinity Reformed Church in Bloomington, Indiana. He is married to Annie and they have 3 children.

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The Show Will Go On

Hello! It’s just a brief check in from Out of Our Minds and Pastor Tim Bayly to discuss the future of the show. After this we’ll be off for at least the month of August. But stay tuned! There’s more to come! Support our work: Support us here!... read more

There is No Fear of God Before Their Eyes (part 2)

Consider it all joy, my brethren, when you encounter various trials, knowing that the testing of your faith produces endurance. And let endurance have its perfect result, so that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing. – James 1:2-4 If your faith is... read more

There is No Fear of God Before Their Eyes (part 1)

Last month, Tim Bayly resigned as the senior pastor of Trinity Reformed Church. It may come as a surprise to you if you’re not from our church, but it’s actually been in the works for many years. Tim and Mary Lee served this church faithfully for 25 years, and we... read more

Pastors Gotta Go For The Heart

Pastors are called by God to use everything at their disposal to point people to heaven. That means pastors have to lay it all out on the line for others. They have to go for the heart. If you haven’t read it already, please check out Abortion and the Church... read more

How Should We Then Love? (part 2)

Real relationships are difficult, and rarely are there easy answers when conflict comes along. If your goal is to avoid relational conflict, then you don’t actually have real relationships. In this episode, pastors Tim Bayly, Max Curell and yours truly will... read more

Abortion and the Church

We give thanks and praise to God for His kindness in leading the United States Supreme Court to overturn Roe vs. Wade. A battle has been won… But there is much work to do. In God’s providence, the men of Evangel Presbytery began writing a document on... read more

How Should We Then Love? (part 1)

I’m forty years old, and anyone my age and younger thinks we are superior because of our technical ability with every new gadget or app. But do we actually love others in the way that we use our technological tools? And are we even capable of meaningful, deep,... read more

The Pearl of Great Price (or, Saying “No”)

All of us have choices we make in life. When have you said “no” to a good opportunity for the sake of your soul, or for the sake of those in your care? Support our work: Support us here! Subscribe here! Download the episode at a separate link... read more

Our Crisis of Authority, part 2

This is the second half of our conversation about the crisis of authority in our culture, and one of the main points we make is about the connection between authority and responsibility. I love the way that Tim ends the conversation: don’t worry about restoring... read more

Our Crisis of Authority, part 1

Today we are going to talk about the crisis of authority in our nation. Whether you’re talking about the president of the United States or dad in the home, you’d have to be living under a rock to miss the fact that there is a general breakdown of trust for those in... read more

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