Thurman is the Associate Pastor of Grace and Peace Fellowship (PCA) in St. Louis, MO. Prior to moving to St. Louis in July of 2013, he was the Pastor of New Song Community Church (PCA), in the Sandtown community of inner-city Baltimore, MD, beginning in February of 2000. Prior to that, he served as the Minister of Outreach and Youth at Faith Christian Fellowship Church (PCA), also in the city of Baltimore, for 5 years while completing his Masters of Divinity (M.Div.) at Chesapeake Theological Seminary.
Thurman completed his Doctor of Ministry degree at Covenant Theological Seminary in St. Louis in 2011, with his dissertation entitled, “Christ-Centered Preaching in Hip Hop Culture.” Before serving at Faith, he was on staff for 4 years with the ministry of Young Life. Thurman has been married to his lovely wife, Evie, for 20 years and they have been blessed with four beautiful children, Charvez, Shaquana, Joshua, and Caleb. Thurman serves as a member of the PCA’s Mission to North America Committee and was previously the chairman of Chesapeake Presbytery’s Urban and Mercy Ministries Committee. He also serves now on the Missouri Presbytery’s Reconciliation and Kingdom Justice Committee and as an adjunct professor at Covenant Seminary.
“Reconciliation and Justice in the Church and the Power Structures of the World“ – with Randy Nabors, audio
“Christ Suffered for You, Leaving You an Example: Speaking the Truth While Enduring Injustice” – audio
Christ Suffered for You – power point