Darrin Patrick, a Regular Contributor to For The Church, is the Lead Pastor of The Journey in St. Louis, Missouri, as well as Vice President of the Acts29 Church Planting Network. Darrin has a B.A. in Biblical Languages from Southwest Baptist University, an M.Div. from Midwestern Seminary, and a D.Min. from Covenant Seminary. He is also the author or co-author of numerous books, including Church Planter, For The City, Replant, The Dude's Guide to Manhood, and The Dude’s Guide to Marriage, which he wrote with his wife Amie. Darrin is married to his high school sweetheart, Amie, and they have four beautiful children: Glory, Grace, Drew, and Delainey. Darrin blogs at DarrinPatrick.org.