The goal of Living God’s Story is to create communities of growing disciples who learn from Matthew’s stories and then live them out in their context. Disciples grow by hearing the Word of God, responding actively, and then debriefing and interpreting the experience. Here’s how it works:

A south-side Chicago native and lover of justice, Jared earned degrees in Bible and Intercultural studies at Cornerstone University.

Thank you for your interest in serving as a communion officiant at Urbana 15. At this time, we have received enough volunteers to serve on December 30. Thank you again for your interest. We look forward to seeing you in St. Louis!

Macklann is an ordained pastor and, with his wife, Rose, the founder of Africa Missions with Nations—based in his home country of Togo.

Jeremiah first went to China in 2006. He met his wife, Jenn, while serving with ELIC (they married in 2013).

Joyce calls many places home—the newest is Madison, Wisconsin where she serves InterVarsity Christian Fellowship/USA as the Urbana Communications Director.

The chief organizational development officer for Wycliffe USA, Samuel previously served as executive director of the Institute of Collaborative Engagement as well as provost and executive vice pres