Dr. Darrin Patrick founded The Journey Church in 2002 in the urban core of St. Louis, Missouri and serves as Lead Pastor. The Journey has six locations and has released seven church plants. Darrin is also Vice President of the Acts 29 Church Planting Network and has helped start multiple non-profits in St. Louis. After earning his B.A. in Biblical languages from Southwest Baptist University, and a Master's of Divinity from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Darrin earned his Doctor of Ministry from Covenant Seminary. Darrin has written Church Planter, The Dude's Guide to Manhood, Replant and For the City, with Matt Carter. Darrin and his wife, Amie, have four children.