I was really honored and excited to share a bit about the pub ministry and the vision behind it with Lindsey Bever from Neighbors Go recently. The article has been on the net for a bit, but it finally got printed in Friday’s edition with yours truly on the cover. I hope it perks some interest in our neighborhood at what we are doing and what we are about – a safe space to bring the tough questions of our lives and our faith. Here’s a bit from the article:
“We talk about really tough questions about faith and about culture and about our world,” he said. “I’m trying to have space where we can be critical of religion and ‘the church.’”
East Dallas Christian Church still has traditional Sunday services for its congregation, but this type of non-intimidating atmosphere, Hill said, allows people on all levels of faith to converse and question without being told to conform from their own religious traditions.
Last year, Bob Hearne, a longtime member of East Dallas Christian Church, helped Hill put together the weekly gatherings.
“I said, ‘Man, if you told me a year ago that I’d have… congregation members in a bar, I would have told you you were crazy,’ ” Hearne said.
Read more and see my face here: http://www.neighborsgo.com/stories/78830