Author: Preston McGee

  • Our Forums on Public Faith exist to help us think Christianly about issues of public concern. Our most recent forum addressed the pressing issue of sexual assault. Recent Hollywood scandals and the #MeToo movement have pushed the issue of sexual assault into public consciousness. How should we respond? Can the church be a safe place for survivors?…

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  • In 2017, we set out to be a people of biblical depth, spiritual growth and public faith. In many ways, these prayers were answered. It’s funny, we often pray for things, and once they are answered forget to connect the dots in gratitude to God. In 2017, there are a lot of dots to connect!…

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  • Recently the topic of mercy was floated to me for a short sermon I was to give at our neighborhood church gathering. As I was prayerfully considering an appropriate scripture passage that addressed mercy I came upon Matthew 9:9-13 and it kind of took me aback when I read it. It wasn’t so much the…

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  • This is a guest post from one of our church planting partners, Mark Smith from Dublin, Ireland.  Sitting on the western edge of Europe you’d be forgiven for overlooking Ireland as a mission field. It’s the land of St. Patrick after all! And yet, with an evangelical Christian population of less than 1%, Ireland is…

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  • The Forum on Public Faith exists to help us think as Christians about issues of public concern. Past forums have addressed a variety of issues including poverty, bioethics, refugees, and organ donation. Our most recent forum centered around the topics of race and ethnicity. We were privileged to host Dr. Juan Sanchez of High Pointe…

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