Jonathan Hayashi

Jonathan Hayashi (B.A. and M.A., Moody Theological Seminary) is a Pastoral staff at Troy First Baptist Church in Troy, MO. He is also a Doctoral student at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Prior to that, he served at an inner-city church in Chicago, IL for six years and taught Apologetics/Philosophy at the PGM center. He is married to Kennedi and a father to two beautiful daughters and you can follow him on Twitter at @jonathanhayash

May 29

3 Things I Wish I Knew Before Becoming a Pastor by Jonathan Hayashi

Here are three open and honest struggles I faced and things I wished I knew in my first year of ministry.

Feb 15

When Fighting Anxiety Seems Unbearable by Jonathan Hayashi

He may not change your circumstances, but he will give peace in the midst of hardship as he promised.

Nov 16

10 Things I Wished I Learned in Seminary by Jonathan Hayashi

Some seminarians think they can just convince others of truth, and they’ll obviously get on board with God.

Aug 24

How Do I Live for Gods Glory Alone? by Jonathan Hayashi

When we experience even a fraction of the weight of who God is, the only response is utter surrender.

Aug 24

How Do I Live for God’s Glory Alone? by Jonathan Hayashi

When we experience even a fraction of the weight of who God is, the only response is utter surrender.

May 21

The Eight Ds of Personal Discipleship by Jonathan Hayashi

We should compare our calendars to God’s commands and see where our lives are out of alignment, then make adjustments where necessary.

May 21

The Eight ‘D’s’ of Personal Discipleship by Jonathan Hayashi

We should compare our calendars to God’s commands and see where our lives are out of alignment, then make adjustments where necessary.

Feb 14

How Does a Man Know if He is Called to Pastoral Ministry? by Jonathan Hayashi

The call of pastoral ministry is completed only when the body of Christ affirm that call as a pastor. 

Nov 15

Where are the Men in the Church? by Jonathan Hayashi

If we want a strong church, we cannot assume men magically show up.