Thales Wake

Audio & Technical Lead

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Thales Wake was brought on staff at Reliance Church in 2018 as the Audio & Technical Lead, prior to being on staff here, he worked at the Calvary Chapel Conference Center as an AV Tech and was trained in ministry at Equipping For Ministry an internship with Pastor Rod Thompson. Thales loves to serve the Church through tech, worship, and various missions work overseas. He and his wife, Faith, have a heart for community, serving weekly in the worship ministry as well as serving with the Reliance Student Ministry.

Get to know Thales!

What is your role at Reliance Church?
Audio & Technical Lead

Describe your job in five words?
Amplifying our church’s praise/worship

When you were a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up?
NFL Football Player. I grew up watching the San Diego Chargers ☹️

Coffee, Tea, or Soda?

Go-to worship song?
Currently, “Canvas & Clay” by Pat Barrett, “Gratitude” by Brandon Lake, and “A Thousand Hallelujahs” by Brooke Ligertwood.

Who has had the most influence in your spiritual life?
C. S. Lewis, Rod Thompson, Rebecca McLaughlin, Skye Jethani, and my best friend, Faith!

Food you can’t live without?
Fried chicken, spam, and rice.

Which Bible character would you most likely to be best friends with?
Mary and Joseph!

Favorite Quote of all time?
“Faith never knows where it is being led, but it loves and knows the One who is leading.” – Oswald Chambers

What is your hope for Reliance Church?
My hope is that those who call Reliance their home would be compassionate, generous, and a non-anxious presence as we learn to know, love, and serve Jesus.