Cole Deike

Cole Deike is the lead planting pastor for Frontier Church, an SBC church plant. Frontier Church exists for the glory of Jesus and the joy of Des Moines, Iowa. Before his call to church planting, Cole was a high school English teacher and wrestling coach.

Aug 19

How To Be Lonely (To The Glory Of God) by Cole Deike

No matter how severe our loneliness might be, it can never surpass the loneliness of Christ crucified.

Nov 27

Becoming Your Grandchildren’s Church by Cole Deike

When God’s people gather together for worship, the next generation’s eyes are wide open.

Jun 7

God is Not a Time-Hacking God by Cole Deike

As modern life runs ever faster on fiber optics and high-speed internet, redemptive history continues to load thoughtfully, pensively, and slowly.

May 3

Enjoy the Work, Not Just the Results by Cole Deike

Jesus' work on the cross was empirically a failure, but invisibly, it was redemption's greatest success.

Apr 2

Real Knowledge in an Age of Facebook Friends by Cole Deike

Pastors, let your church know they should listen to your sermons with one ear to the pulpit and one ear to the heavens.

Mar 18

Spiritual Help For People Who Lack Self-Awareness by Cole Deike

The human spirit, to be healthy as God intended it to be, cannot veg-out inside our bodies with its feet kicked up. 

Feb 15

Being a Young Pastor is Hard by Cole Deike

Writing about the difficulty of pastoral ministry probably won’t ease the difficulty of pastoral ministry, but it will remind us that God has matured us more than we have measured.

Nov 7

The Trap of Young Adulthood by Cole Deike

Lord, have mercy if our churches are borrowing strategies from the cult of “the next thing.”

Oct 19

The Un-Millennial Church by Cole Deike

Maybe the best way to reach young adults, and by reach I really mean attract, transform, and equip, is to plant and lead un-millennial churches.

Aug 25

Jesus Talks Behind Your Back by Cole Deike

Can you hear Jesus advocating for you before the throne?