Robert Joyce from a small town in central Arkansas was challenged...
The pastor who has been dubbed ‘the orthodox Rob Bell’ tells Sam Hailes how he’s reaching millennials in Portland - one of America's most secular cities. The 37 year old describes himself as an “introverted, melancholy, bookish reader/writer/teacher” but when it comes to theology he defies categories, admitting his church is “an interesting enigma”. The pastor holds traditional beliefs on the authority of scripture. But he’s critical of fellow conservatives who appear reluctant to dialogue with those who hold different views. In this in depth interview he explains why believes the Pope is "a rockstar", technology can harm your prayer life and why he's written a book on "the most quoted verse in the Bible, by the Bible."
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