Right Now We Need The Church To Be Good Neighbors In Careful, Thoughtful And Smart Ways — The Art of Neighboring

In this episode of the How To Plant A Healthy Church Podcast, we talk with Dave Runyon, co-author of “The Art of Neighboring”, an initiative that mobilizes churches toward building relationships with the people who live the closest to them.


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Dave Runyon

In this practical episode, Michael Gatlin and our co-host Liz Moore talk with Dave Runyon, co-author of “The Art of Neighboring”, an initiative that mobilizes churches toward building relationships with the people who live the closest to them. This episode is particularly relevant in this new landscape created by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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About the Guest

Dave Runyon

Dave Runyon helps faith, business, and government leaders unite around common causes in the Denver metro area. He serves as the Executive Director of CityUnite and as a consultant for businesses who have a desire to make a positive impact in their communities.

Dave helped to start a neighboring movement in 2010 that has now spread to over 3,000 churches around the country. This experience prompted him to co-author “The Art of Neighboring,” which was published by Baker Books. He speaks locally and nationally encouraging leaders to collaborate for the good of their cities. Before founding CityUnite, Dave served as a pastor for ten years at Foothills Community Church and The Next Level Church. He graduated from Colorado State University where he studied history, economics, and education. Dave and his wife, Lauren, have four kids and do not plan to have any more.

 

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