August 2015

News

Businessman turned church planter

Aaron Story never wanted to plant a church. He was a businessman — that was, until he was saved and God put a burden on his heart.

Aaron Story and his wife Carrie were part of the team that launched Heartland Church, Indianapolis,...

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New books from Converge authors (Fall 2015)

Risking Crazy

Risking Crazy, by Jason Taylor

Jason Taylor, pastor of The Vertical Church...

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The changing face of Grace

You want to reach your community in its entirety, but how do you connect with those who don’t look like you or speak your language? It’s easy to feel lost. One church in Tracy, California, recognized its community needs and started praying. God...

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Tia’s story: Who is the god in my heart?

by Bob Marsh

Na Tianye, Tia, as we call her, is a young woman from China who came into our lives more than a year ago, brought by her husband, Jason, a Chinese-American from the Pittsburgh area. Jason has been a believer for a...

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Converge Cornerstone Fund

Building a bridge to the Philippines

by Jenny Bolinger, Director of Outreach, First Baptist Church, New Castle, Pennsylvania

Bridges fascinate me: their construction, their purpose and especially their symbolism. Being from Pittsburgh, bridges are an important...

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Igniting a movement of churches in Illinois

Russ Shearer says it’s like building a plane in the air. He’s talking about church planting, of course. He started his first church 17 years ago in a small Wisconsin town; he and his wife had been married less than a year.

“It was a...

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Burma and the Rockford Baptists

Temple Baptist Church, Rockford, Illinois, found the neighborhood changing around it. What was once a middle-class suburb has become inner city. Like many churches, Temple Baptist found...

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