About Jonathan

Dr. Jonathan Hayashi is the Senior Pastor of Northern Hills Baptist Church. Pastor Jonathan is a 2020 graduate of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary with a doctoral degree in biblical counseling and a 2014 graduate of Moody Theological Seminary with a master’s degree in congregational leadership.

He also serves as a trustee of Southwest Baptist University, and as a commissioner for the Missouri Commission of Human Rights. Additionally, Jonathan is a contributor for the bi-weekly journal “Pathway” (Missouri Baptist Convention) and “For The Church” (Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary).

He is the author of “Ordinary Radicals: A Return to Christ-Centered Discipleship” and “Making Lemonade: Turning Past Failures into Gospel Opportunities”.

Jonathan lives out his life and ministry with Colossians 3:23-24, “Whatever you do, work heartily, as for the Lord and not for men, knowing that from the Lord you will receive the inheritance as your reward. You are serving the Lord Christ.” 

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