Jeremy Grant Smith

Jeremy Smith is a substance abuse and mental health therapist who writes about the relationship between religion and technology for Church Mag. He has written and vlogged about the role of religion in the video game Minecraft, describing his own experience building religious spaces within the world of the game. Reach out to Smith with […]

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AJ Smith

AJ Smith is the lead pastor of Restoration Church in Philadelphia. His efforts to launch the congregation were featured on season eight of the “StartUp” podcast.

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Elizabeth D. Rios

The Rev. Elizabeth D. Rios is the board chairwoman and vice president of Plant 4 Harvest, an organization that trains church planters and urban missionaries. She is an expert on church planting within the Latino community.

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Daniel Herron

Daniel Herron is pastor and founder of the Robloxian Christians Online Church, a faith community that meets within the virtual world of the video game Roblox.

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Kevin Haah

The Rev. Kevin Haah is the lead pastor of New City Church of Los Angeles. He teaches courses on church planting at Fuller Seminary.

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Robert Guerrero

Robert Guerrero is the associate director of City to City’s Hispanic and Caribbean affinity network, working to connect young churches and enable them to grow and multiply. He previously led church plants in Chicago and Santo Domingo. Arrange an interview through City to City’s contact form.

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Bethany McKinney Fox

The Rev. Bethany McKinney Fox is a disability rights activist who leads a church start-up, Beloved Everybody Church, that’s ability inclusive. She co-hosts “Start in LA,” a podcast about what it’s like to launch new faith communities in Los Angeles.

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Mark DeYmaz

The Rev. Mark DeYmaz is the founding pastor of Mosaic Church of Central Arkansas, which is acclaimed  for being ethnically and economically diverse. He serves as an adviser to faith leaders hoping to build multiethnic communities.

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