Nate Ledbetter served as a Local Outreach and Regional Pastor for six years at Mars Hill Bible Church in West Michigan before relocating to Atlanta, Georgia, to join FCS Urban Ministries, where he served as a co-executive director. He is passionate to apply the love of neighbor in every context, including urban development, vocational neighboring, and practical theology. He and his wife, Melissa, and their four children now reside in the Austin neighborhood of West Side Chicago, where Nate serves as pastor of Church on the Block, linked with Chicago First Church of the Nazarene.
Nate is a member of the national board of directors of the Christian Community Development Association (CCDA) and is a certified trainer of CCDA. He holds an MA from Grand Rapids Theological Seminary and is a CQ-certified facilitator via the Cultural Intelligence Center. He could eat guacamole and chips everyday of his life, and is available to speak to a group in your context.