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Jeremy Troxler

Pastor, Spruce Pine United Methodist Church

Jeremy Troxler is the pastor of Spruce Pine United Methodist Church in Spruce Pine, N.C. He is the former director of the Thriving Rural Communities Initiative at Duke Divinity School. He is an ordained elder in the Western North Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church.

Nazareth

Don’t underestimate the possibilities of small, rural churches. After all, Jesus’ hometown was an insignificant agricultural village, says Jeremy Troxler.

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