Pastor Troy Evans, known as “PE,” served as North American Urban Church Planting Catalyst for the Wesleyan Church and then spent two years in England starting an Urban Church Planting Network. He has been featured on several national/international media outlets to include 700 Club and the Harvest Show, and has also been a speaker for Macatawa TED Talk. PE currently serves as the lead pastor of The EDGE Urban Church and is co-owner of Hustle Pray Eat. PE’s Book EDGE of Redemption (Released in 2011) has been used by universities and ministries to equip and challenge individuals to reach the “hard to reach” in the urban context in the US and England. He has become a national speaker and the go-to person in the area of urban church planting, urban ministry, small business start up and leadership development across the country. He enjoys reading, watching super hero movies, cracking jokes with his family, cooking, and developing leaders for the Kingdom.
Recently, I was in a meeting with a successful businessman who has a genuine love for the Lord and God’s people. Midway through our conversation,...