Aaron serves as lead pastor of The District Church in the heart of our nation’s capital. The District Church is a rapidly expanding church with a commitment to grow and multiply leaders who have a heart for the city.siology at Fuller Theological Seminary.
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Mixed Victory: A Better Poverty Measure Counts More as Poor
'Human Wrongs' and the Next Generation of Christian Activists at Urbana
Last week I had the privilege of attending the Urbana 09 Missions Conference put on every three years by InterVarsity Christian Fellowship. It was powerful to be worshiping Christ with 17,000 young adults who were saying "Here am I Lord, send me."
Mobilization and Murder in our Nation's Capital
Video: My Son Met Barack Obama at Ben's Chili Bowl
Top 10 Reasons to Sign the Vote Out Poverty Pledge
My Church in a Chop Shop
Before joining Sojourners, my wife, Amy, and I spent the last five years doing urban ministry in Boston. We were invited to start a church in an abandoned chop shop by the matriarch and saint of the neighborhood, Ma Siss. The Boston Globe and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Michael [...]
Three Things I Didn't Expect to Learn from Joel Osteen
Last weekend my wife Amy and I were in Baltimore and attended Joel Osteen's event. Joel pastors the largest church in America with more than 38,000 people, and his latest book has already hit number one on many bestseller lists. Joel is selling out stadiums across the country preaching a gospel of healing, victory, promotion, and increase to people filled with sickness, defeat, depression, and [...]
Proof of a Movement
New York Faith and Justice was inspired into being by Sojourners/Call to Renewal during their annual Pentecost Conference in 2006. It started with just a handful of committed Christians in New York who were focused on discovering how God was leading them to respond to the issue of poverty in their city.
As Becky Garrison reported last week, their mission is simple but profound: "Following [...]