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Mike Baughman

Lead Pastor

The Rev. Mike Baughman is an ordained elder in the Greater New Jersey Annual Conference serving on loan to the North Texas Annual Conference as lead pastor at Union, a new nonprofit coffeehouse/church start that exists to care for the needs of its Dallas neighborhood. He blogs occasionally at ireverant.wordpress.com, writes and edits regularly for Sparkhouse Press and enjoys occasional speaking engagements when not slinging espresso or spending time with his family in Dallas.

Nathalie Nelson Parker

Reflective Leadership Grants offer a step back

“The ability to slow down ... allowed me time to listen, explore and be more impactful for the communities I am called to serve.” 

— Nathalie Nelson Parker, Civitas Consulting Group 

Christian leaders from a variety of roles are welcome to apply. The grants provide “balcony time” to reflect on accomplishments, broaden perspectives and discern next steps. The application deadline is May 28, 2024.

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