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Stories from Church Starters

Doing Nothing Isn’t Okay

I am reflecting today on the tragedy, which occurred earlier this week in Parkland, FL. It is unfathomable that these school-related tragedies keep occurring and innocent children keep dying while our leaders offer no legitimate or effective response. Some argue that...

Marginal

One of Restoring Hope’s (RHF) sons is graduating from seminary.  When he was seeking seminary admissions, I had a candid conversation with him and named three schools in the DFW area not to apply to, and, definitely, not to attend.  This may sound paternalistic, and...

Podcast: Emma Green of The Atlantic

We sat down with Emma Green, staff writer for The Atlantic, to discuss what it is like being a writer in the 24/7 news cycle and the persistent badgering of “fake news?” “This time represents an existential threat to the way we function as Americans in a democracy. We...

Feeling Out Faith

For the better part of a year, my church, Forum Church, has been trying to address this issue of consumerism that so plagues the church in America. We’ve been asking as a church, “How do we move from consumer to producer?” or better put, “How do we live missionally...