• The Brian Dainsberg Podcast (Summer Replay) Thoughts on Politics – Part 1

    (Originally Published on March 15, 2023) Pastors are not political pundits nor do most desire to enter the overcrowded fray of political punditry. But religion and politics may not occupy totally separate quadrants of life as some may contend. Might it be the Scriptures offer some direction for a Christian's involvement in the political world?...

  • The Brian Dainsberg Podcast AI and Bible Translation with Special Guest: Dr. Don Barger

    Artificial Intelligence is all the rage these days. Some people are excited about it. Others are suspicious. Can it be useful to the global church? In this episode Dr. Don Barger surveys the role AI is having in Bible translation. Resources: https://missional.ai https://wycliffe.org https://www.sil.org https://unitedbiblesocieties.org https://btconference.org The Brian Dainsberg Podcast is taking the summer off...

  • The Brian Dainsberg Podcast IVF

    In vitro fertilization has been in the news lately. It could be argued it's a subject the church fell asleep on. So, as Christians, how shall we think about this? Resources: https://www.str.org/ https://www.thegospelcoalition.org/article/ivf-created-embryos/

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Brian Dainsberg

Podcast host
Brian Dainsberg is the Lead Pastor of Alliance Bible Church, located in Mequon, WI.  Prior to his current role, Brian served in various roles at Appleton Alliance Church (Executive Pastor, Adult Ministries Pastor, Worship Arts Pastor).  Brian enjoys reading, golfing, watching sports, eating Thai food, and most of all spending time with his wife Jedotta, their son, Braylen, and daughter, Taelyr. 

Jon Vallier

Guest | Adult Ministries Pastor at Alliance
Jon Vallier is the Associate Pastor of Adult Ministries at Alliance Bible Church. Prior to moving to Wisconsin, he earned his Bachelor’s in pastoral studies from Moody Bible Institute. Jon and his wife, Adele (and now four children), have served in ministry in both Pennsylvania and Washington. As of 2023, he will be the Lead Pastor of Lakeside Alliance Church (a new strategic partner of Alliance Bible Church in the Northern Ozaukee area).

Dwayne Sommersell

Guest | Student Ministries Pastor at Alliance

Dwayne was born in the Caribbean Island of Trinidad and moved to Brooklyn, NY at the age of 4. He grew up in a Christian home where every Sunday morning he went to church. At a young age he prayed to receive Jesus.  As he grew older, his desire to learn God’s word grew.

In 2015, while still in Bible college, he was given an opportunity to do an internship at a church in Chicago. This in turn led to a Pastoral Residency and then to a position as the Student Ministries Pastor at Alliance. Dwayne and his wife, Mariah, have been blessed with four children.

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