Self-proclaimed "recovering idiot," Kurt Bubna, has been in pastoral ministry since 1976 and is the founding and Senior Pastor of Eastpoint Church, a vibrant, growing, and community-focused congregation in Spokane Valley, Washington.
Kurt's ministry experience includes being a marriage and family pastor, teaching pastor, church planter, and senior pastor for many years. He is a regular contributor to Rick Warren's Pastors.com, an active blogger, an international speaker, and a recurring radio and television personality.
Kurt married his high school sweetheart (Laura) in 1975 and they have four children and eight grandchildren. His hobbies include: reading, long walks with his wife and anything to do with the deep blue sea or jumping out of perfectly good airplanes!
Speaking & Book Endorsements
“Kurt Bubna’s transparency, coupled with a genuine passion for individuals to experience the love of Jesus, delivered grace in bucket-loads to the people of our church. Few people can create an environment in which individuals drop their guard and become vulnerable before their heavenly Father the way Kurt does. Our people laughed, with tears welling up in their eyes, all the while, empowered to move beyond their pasts and into the future that God’s forgiveness offers them. Kurt is a welcome breath of fresh air and grace, any time.”
“A cascade of words rushes to my mind when I think of this book: funny, real, observant, insightful, genuine. I found myself smiling a lot while reading it; it was a knowing smile, for Kurt’s story is my story and your story too; it is a story of how God’s strength is made perfect in our weakness.”
Epic Grace is a highly readable, intensely practical description of God’s grace in action. It will expand (and make more readily applicable to your life) the strength, comfort, uplift, and enablement that God’s grace-beyond-measure can provide the earnest seeker. Kurt Bubna’s near-lyrical storytelling focuses on grace as he’s discovered its power to help overcome life’s blockades—a grace by which we can “live beyond our limitations” and experience a deeper fulfillment in life and a healthy alignment with the Father heart of our loving God.
— Jack W. Hayford
Pastor, Author, Chancellor @ The King’s University
“When Kurt spoke at our church he said that he bleeds grace, and that’s true. The thing about bleeding is that it requires a wound. Pastor’s rarely share their wounds, yet that’s what makes Kurt’s speaking so powerful. He’s honest, authentic, and shares a message of transformation. Simply put Kurt says, ‘If God can restore me, God can restore anyone.’ That’s a message your audience needs to hear.”
— Marc Schelske Teaching Elder @ Bridge City Community Church
Pastor Kurt Bubna dives off the altar of sainthood we tend to put Christian leaders on and bares all. With an edgy wit and achingly-raw, personal transparency rarely found in ‘pulpit-people,’ Kurt bravely chronicles how epic grace transforms his life, his marriage, and his relationships, throwing a life jacket of hope to fellow idiots like me.
— Ronna Snyder
Author for Harvest House