Tara Beth Leach is the senior pastor of First Church of the Nazarene of Pasadena (PazNaz) in Southern California. Tara is a trailblazer and bold leader serving a large, historically male led church, in a male dominated denomination. Tara Beth previously served at churches in upstate New York and the Chicago suburbs. She is a graduate of Olivet Nazarene University and earned her MDiv from Northern Seminary. She writes regularly for Missio Alliance, lives in California with her husband and two children, and recently released her book, "Emboldened" into the world.
In this episode of the Collared Chicks podcast, Pastor Monica and Pastor Tara Beth talk about what it feels like to often get sidlelined and sideglanced as women leading in a profession where males have created all of the rules and systems and some don't even believe we should be here. Monica and Tara Beth discuss the great chasm that exsits between affirming women in minstry and truly emoldening and empowering us. Tara Beth also discusses the heart and vision behind her recent and amazing book, Emboldened: A Vision For Empowering Women in Ministry.