Rev. Drew Strecker has been a licensed pastor with the Christian and Missionary Alliance since the fall of 2009. He has previously pastored at Risen King Alliance Church and The River of the C&MA both located just outside New York City, and prior to that he pastored at Lilburn Alliance Church and Morrow Vietnamese Alliance Church in Metro Atlanta. His experience includes preaching & teaching; church-planting; development of pastors, lay church leaders, and community leaders; community development; and overseeing small groups, men, and next-generation ministries since 2001.
Drew was born in the mountain city of Quito, Ecuador in South America. He spent his formative years growing up in Nyack, NY, Virginia Beach, VA, and in several large cities in Latin America. He graduated from Toccoa Falls College in Georgia with a B.A. in Biblical Studies and Missions in 2005. In 2016, he received a Masters of Divinity from Alliance Theological Seminary, Nyack, NY. Drew also has fond memories of his years working as an EMT in Atlanta. Most recently he served an internship as a hospital chaplain in Manhattan.
Drew and LeeAnn have been married since 2004. Drew loves stories, whether that is by reading, watching, or listening to people share theirs. It is his passion to help people find their purpose and live a full life with Jesus.