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Episode 086 – A Discussion on The Book Faith For Exiles

Our host Christopher J Harris welcomes current ministry leaders who happen to also be parents, community leaders and ministry intellectuals to have further discussion on the recently released book, Faith For Exiles. Last week our host welcomed Mark Matlock, the former Executive Director of Youth Specialties and the founder of WisdomWorks Ministries to the show to discuss the book – Faith For Exiles – that he co-wrote with David Kinnamon, Executive Director of Barna Research Group.

The Book – Faith For Exiles – Negative perceptions. Church dropouts. Prodigals and nomads. It’s easy to get discouraged by all that’s going wrong when it comes to Christianity and the emerging generation. Yet what’s going right? In fact, signs of hope are springing up all around. In Faith For Exiles David Kinnaman, author of unChristian and You Lost Me teams up with Mark to unveil major new Barna research that uncovers what’s working—five practices that contribute to resilience.

You can find out more about the Book and Order It Here.

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About Our Host:

Christopher J. Harris, a native of Palatka, Fla., is currently Executive Pastor of Crossover Church of Tampa, Fla. He is also the Director of Administration & Vision Implementation overseeing the day to day operations of the Atlanta Headquarters office for Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship International. He’s served at ministries in Florida, South Carolina, North Carolina, and Chicago,IL. He’s an author and blogger with two books, Temporary Assignments and Church Strategies and Ministry Systems. He’s an alumnus of Florida State University, University of South Carolina, special studies at Princeton Theological Seminary and doctoral work at Nova Southeastern University. Harris currently resides in Florida with his wife Dr Carmen J Harris and their children.

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My family for their commitment to the vision to inspire wisdom in others and release me to endeavors like this. To my Producer, Kevin Scullion. (Note: Want your name listed here? Leave a review of this podcast and you may find your name listed here…)