Tara Beth Leach is the Senior Pastor at First Church of the Nazarene of Pasadena
(“PazNaz”) in Southern California. She is also a member of the Missio Alliance Writing Team
. I recently sat down with her to discuss her new book Emboldened
Derek: Tara Beth, I appreciate your honesty and vulnerability in this book, what did you learn about yourself when you were in the writing process?
Tara Beth: I learned a little bit more about my writing style throughout this process. Before this book, I mostly had written blog posts, sermons, and academic chapters and papers. Writing Emboldened
was the first time I had written anything so personal, and I learned that I write much like I…