The BETTER Movement (better.melvinbray.com) is coming to Faith Forward (faith-forward.net), a gathering of children’s and youth ministry leaders for collaboration, resourcing and inspiration toward innovative theology and practice. This year Melvin Bray will be leading a BETTER Panel of amazing practitioners pursuing better in the world.
MAY 22-24, 2017
ST. JAMES CATHEDRAL, CHICAGO
These are the leads making it better in their neck of the woods:
Kathy Khang is a writer, speaker, and coffee drinker based in the north suburbs of Chicago, co-author of More Than Serving Tea (IVP, 2006), blogs at www.kathykhang.com , tweets and Instagrams as @mskathykhang, posts at www.facebook.com/kathykhangauthor , and partners with Christian influencers to move forward on issues of race, ethnicity, and gender within the Church.
Cindy Brandt is a writer and author of Outside In: Ten Christian Voices We Can’t Ignore and soon to be published second book on Unfundamentalist Parenting. She blogs on progressive parenting at Patheos and is the founder and administrator of popular facebook group, Raising Children Unfundamentalist. You can find her on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.
Jonathan “Pastah J” Brooks serves as Senior Pastor at Canaan Community Church in West Englewood and has taught elementary education and arts in inner city Chicago for over a decade. As a firm believer in investing in the community you grew up in, Jonathan has a deep desire to impress this virtue on the students and young people in his congregation, classroom and community.