Erik Reed

Erik is the Founder and Lead Pastor of The Journey Church ( in Lebanon, TN, a church that exists to show Jesus as incomparably glorious. He also founded Knowing Jesus Ministries (, a non-profit organization which exists to proclaim timeless truth for everyday life. Erik has been married to Katrina since 2002, and has three children: Kaleb (who went to be with the Lord on December 1st, 2019), Kaleigh Grace, and Kyra Piper.

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Where is God when it hurts? Author Erik Reed reflects on his intimate experience of God amidst his son's suffering -- and learning to trust God in the hard. View Show Notes →
Author Erik Reed knows well the searing anger toward someone who's changed your life forever. He retraces his path toward forgiving the unforgivable. View Show Notes →
What's it look like to trust God when bad things happen to good people? Author Erik Reed describes his search for God's goodness amidst tragedy. View Show Notes →