Author Archives: Trent Tanaro

Trent Tanaro is married to Marlana, his wife of 18 years. They have two energetic boys, Timothy (13) and Tyler (10). He has served as the minister of the Spearman Church of Christ in Spearman, TX, since 2013. He served at the Earth Church of Christ in Earth, TX, from 2007-2013. He has been the volunteer hospice chaplain for his surrounding community since 2015. Trent received his B.S. in Bible and Ministry from Lubbock Christian University. He also graduated from The Sunset International Bible Institute in Lubbock, TX. Trent enjoys the daily practice of silence, meditation, and the liturgy of the hours. He also enjoys a wide genre of reading and studying habits. His favorite reading genres are the patristics and the monastics. You can follow Trent’s blog at

Soul Care in the Wilderness: A Preacher’s Journey

When you’re ready to abandon ship There was a time I was ready to throw in the towel in ministry and with churches altogether. My frustrations with churches had grown to a dangerous level and were ready to implode in my weary soul. The voices of failure and inadequacy had taken over my…

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