Dori Baker

Research fellow, Forum for Theological Exploration

The Rev. Dr. Dori Baker is an ordained United Methodist elder in the Virginia Annual Conference and serves as research fellow to The Forum for Theological Exploration (FTE). FTE is a leadership incubator that inspires young people to make a difference in the world through Christian communities. Baker is the author of several books including “The Barefoot Way: A Faith Guide for Youth, Young Adults and the People who Walk with Them."

Dori Baker: Teens behaving strangely

When her teenage daughter and friends began tuning in to the Sunday sermon, prepping for midweek lectionary study and bandying about words such as “eschatology” and “quadrilateral,” a mother realized that something exciting was happening in her congregation.


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