Josh Petras

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Grace Community Church

Staff Pastor

180 Ministry

Pastor, Elder

Josh serves as high school pastor at Grace Community Church and earned his degree from The Master’s Seminary (M.Div.), where he is currently pursuing his Doctor of Ministry degree. Having been saved in student ministries, Josh has a passion to see young people place their trust in Jesus and become functioning members of the local church. Josh has been married to Katie since 2010, and they have two children—Jude and Chloe.

Recent Sermons

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Praying to the Triune God

Josh Petras | Selected Scriptures | 4/8/2020

180 Ministry | Series: Why We Love The Trinity

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Saved By the Triune God

Josh Petras | John 17:3 | 4/1/2020

180 Ministry | Series: 180 Online

Discussion Questions
How does the love of God impact our evangelism?
When are the times that you might doubt God’s love for you?
Is God’s unconditional love an excuse to sin?
What might it mean if someone does not love God? (1 John 4:19)
How does the truth of adoption affect how you slay sin? repent?

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Rejoicing in Trials

Josh Petras | 1 Peter 1:3-9 | 3/25/2020

180 Ministry | Series: 180 Online

Discussion Questions
How has this time of quarantine affected your Walk in Christ?
What trials have you experienced in this season ? What are 3 things that helps us view our trials in a different light?
What are some things that this season has revealed about you?
Peter says, “We have been born-again to a living hope.” How does this truth encourage our daily lives? What are some practical ways to treasure Christ through our trials?

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Press On

Josh Petras | Philippians 3:12-17 | 3/18/2020

180 Ministry | Series: 180 Online

Discussion Questions
What have your days looked like during this season?
Have you experienced spiritual laziness? How has that impacted your walk with Christ?
What are practical ways to start “pressing on” in your life?
Paul talks about “forgetting what lies behind.” Are there things from the past that are hindering you from running? Past sins? Past successes? Past pursuits?
What are your spiritual goals for time?

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Regen Youth Leaders Conference

August 28 29, 2020

Join us for a weekend designed to equip youth pastors and volunteers (both men and women), for biblical, practical, and effective student ministry.

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Home Devotionals

These devotional talks from our Grace Church pastors are designed to bring the truth of God's Word to you directly, in the comfort of your own home. Listen to these helpful messages, and find encouragement for your faith.

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How to Read Your Bible Q&A

Special Student Ministry video Q&A on How to Read Your Bible with Austin Duncan, Josh Petras, and Jay Lennington.

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