Kirby Holmes is the Northwest Geography Pastor at Gateway Church in Austin, Texas. He enjoys seeing the great things God is up to in the world and helping others to see the same wonderful transformative work that God used in his life. He lives in Austin but is often daydreaming about Russia, where he lived for many years. He believes in the power of community. He thinks people are a masterpiece hidden under the mud of brokenness in their lives. Through a faith community of grace, hope, and growth everyone can become a masterpiece of God's design. He is married to Meredith, and together they have four kids.