Zach Van Dyke is the teaching pastor at Summit Church in Orlando, Florida. He also teaches for Key Life and can be heard weekly on the nationally syndicated radio program Steve Brown, Etc.
He was told from the time he was young that he would be a pastor one day. After attending Florida State and then moving to Los Angeles to pursue an acting career, through circumstances only God could ordain, Zach surrendered to God’s call to ministry.
Zach married his 5th grade girlfriend, Kelly and together they have 5 children - Oliver, Atticus, Alice, Prynne and Huck.
He's also so glad it's all about grace.
Articles By Zach Van Dyke
Mary, the First Christian
Thursday November 29, 2018christian life •
Growing up in the church, I always assumed that doubts and questions were only for atheists…people who wanted to disprove God. And because of that, I missed out on relationship.
The One Worth Finding Part 1 - The Lost Sheep
Friday December 15, 2017bible teaching • jesus • salvation •
Jesus wasn’t very popular with religious folks, but the drunks, the hookers, and the traitors flocked to him. In fact, what drove the religious folks nuts about Jesus was how he hung out with all those sinners. Join Zach Van Dyke for this three-part series in Luke 15 and you’ll see that Jesus is still befriending sinners today.
Friday November 10, 2017christian life • marriage •
If you think your marriage will never get any better, why stay? Why keep working at it? Join Zach Van Dyke as he teaches from Ephesians 5:21-33 and you’ll see that a struggling marriage that stays together is a victory parade for the gospel.
At the Table
Friday July 14, 2017christian life • relationships •
Jesus chose to spend a significant amount of time with people who were considered outcasts and develop genuine friendships with them so that He could show them how much they mattered to Him. Listen in as Zach explains how we are called to do the same.
The One Worth Finding Part 3 - The Lost Son
Wednesday June 14, 2017bible teaching • jesus • salvation •
Jesus’ parable of the prodigal son is one of his most famous stories. Many sermons use it to implore the lost to come home to our forgiving Father. But remember, there are two sons in the story. The older brother never left the Father’s house…and he was a pretty uptight guy. Watch this message from Zach Van Dyke and you’ll see that Jesus is showing us how religious people can be lost without ever leaving home.
The One Worth Finding Part 2 - The Lost Coin
Thursday May 18, 2017bible teaching • jesus • salvation •
One of the truest things ever said about Jesus came from the mouth of an uptight, grumbling, religious professional…“This man welcomes sinners.” Of course that was meant as an accusation, not praise. It’s hard for those who are very “good” to hear the good news, but those who have lost their way rejoice. Join Zach Van Dyke for part 2 of his three-part series in Luke 15:1-32. See what Jesus reveals about the heart of God when he tells the story of the lost coin in response to the charge that he hangs out with the worst of the worst.
Known - Part 1
Friday January 27, 2017doctrines of grace • jesus • theology •
In our best efforts to conceal the worst parts of ourselves, we hide. We hide from ourselves, from others, and from God. The trouble with hiding, though, is that it doesn’t work. Watch this sermon from Zach Van Dyke to learn about the power of being known.
Are You the One Who Is to Come or Should We Look for Another? - The Answer in Question Part 5
Friday June 10, 2016bible teaching • jesus •
Is life not going the way you thought? Are you disappointed with God? Has Jesus let you down? Jesus doesn’t always act the way we think he should… or the way we hoped he would. Join Zach Van Dyke as he visits John the Baptist in prison and asks Jesus the question, “Are you the one who is to come or should we look for another?”