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Feature: Tony Merida


In the month of May there will be five plantMIDWEST regional quarterlies taking place in STL (5th), Springfield (6th), KC (7th), Chicago (5th) and Detroit (6th). Our guest preachers will be focusing on the topic of “The Gospel and Money”.

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Tony Merida is the founding pastor of Imago Dei Church in Raleigh, NC. He also serves as the Associate Professor of Preaching at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is married to Kimberly, with whom he has five adopted children.

Tony is the author of Faithful Preaching and Proclaiming Jesus. He is also the co-author of Orphanology. Along with David Platt and Danny Akin, Tony serves as a general editor and as contributor for the upcoming commentary series with B&H entitled Christ-Centered Exposition.

Tony speaks around the world at a variety of events, including church planting conferences, pastors’ conferences, orphan care events, student camps, and for courses at theological institutions.

Feature: Ryan Huguley


Ryan Huguley is the founding and lead pastor of Redemption Bible Church in Mount Prospect, IL. Ryan was born in Corvalis, Oregon but due to his father being in the military, he grew up all over the US. Jesus saved Ryan at the age of 6 and since that time his story has been one of Jesus’ faithfulness in the midst of unfaithfulness.

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Ryan moved to Chicago in order to play college football and began to sense God’s call to pastor and plant churches that exist to know Jesus and make Him known. He lives in downtown Palatine with his wife, Tami and their three kids, Ava, Ryder, & Lincoln. Ryan is in the process of writing his first book. You can follow Ryan and read his thoughts on ministry at

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plantMIDWEST is a network spread across the midwest that is framed by a historic, baptist doctrinal commonality. Our vision is to partner with existing churches to plant Gospel centered, Spirit filled, missionally focused churches in and among the various neighborhoods and people groups throughout the Midwest.
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