Austin Pyle Worship Pastor
Area of Ministry: Worship
Family: My wife, Blanca, our two awesome kids — Elijah & Anya as well as our Shiba Inu and our COVID dog (what were we thinking?)
Saved: I made a decision to follow Jesus when I was 7 years old at my church in small-town, Hays, Kansas.
Joined Lakeshore Staff: September 2020
Book: The Bible!
Food: Dim Sum, Sushi, Ramen, Krispy Kreme
Snack Food: Flamin’ Hot Cheetos dipped in Frito Lays bean dip
Movie: Peter Pan, Emperor’s New Groove -pretty much every action film
TV Shows: Old Disney series
CD/Artist/Band/Song: Hillsong Young & Free + Bethel + Phil Wickham + Bieber…you know, all the Christian artists
Actor / Actress: Robin Williams, Freddie Highmore, Hugh Laurie
Season: Fall, of course!
Place in the World:
Place to Pray: living room on our sofa with coffee + journal
Recreational Activities/Hobbies: very recently tried some carpentry (but you wouldn’t exactly want me building anything in your home)
Scripture: 1 Thessalonians 5:18 Give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.
Sports Team: Broncos
Sport: Whatever my kids are playing
Food: liver (but really, who eats this anyway?)
Snack Food: celery + peanut butter
Place in the World: Pretty much anywhere in Arizona
Sports Team: I only have favorites
Best thing someone said to you: Let the world feel the weight of who you are and let them deal with it.
Life Motto: Go to bed with dreams, wake up with a purpose.
Three People I’d Like to Meet: Jesus, Beethoven, Brian Houston
My Hero: Jesus
One of My Greatest Experiences with God: 2nd semester in college, spent the mornings in class, hours every afternoon reading the Bible and worshiping, I got to know Jesus more than ever on my own for the first time
Most People Don’t Know This About Me: I’m not latino (although I wish I were); I grew up in a small town in Kansas and geeked out in Spanish class