Joel Kurz

Joel Kurz serves as the pastor of The Garden Church in Baltimore, MD. Holler at him on twitter: @JoelKurz.

Reflections on Pastoring Between Freddie Gray and George Floyd

What does it look like to pastor in the wake of killings and protests? There is no manual. It is not clean. Ministry is messy.

Lamenting Together as a Local Church

One church laments together, bringing both pain and trust to God our Father

Why is Baltimore Rioting and How Can We Help

A pastor from Baltimore shares his reflections on the riots and calls for urban ministry that isn’t focused on metrics, but on the long-term good of the city and its people. C’mon up.