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review We Were Spiritual Refugees 103 ¿ Church reimagined for a new day Katie Hays planter pastor of Galileo Church shares the story of departing from the traditional church for the frontier of the spiritual but not religious and building community with Jesus loving or at least Jesus curious outsiders Now well established Galileo Church “seeks and shExt Hays says curiosity is her greatest virtue and she recounts how her curiosity led her to share the good news with people who are half her age and intensely skeptical If you are all in with Jesus but have trust issues with church  We Were Spiritual Refugees will give you hope for finding a community of belonging to call ho. I am the “Stacy” in the book who does not like to attend church so I feel I have enough street cred to write a legit review on this book Anyone who knows Katie can hear her reading the book in their head as she writes with the same cadence with which she speaks The book is an honest look at the triumphs and failures of our little congregation that meets some of us in a big red barn Galileo even shows love to members like me who want to be involved from afar This book is a non churchy modern day love letter to a God the God everyone’s God who loves us all and wants us to flood everyone regardless of sexual orientation gender religion color with that love If you’re feeling like one of the broken stalks of wheat left behind by the proverbial combine of the traditional church have a read and see that you are so very loved Thanks be to God

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L refugees” in the suburbs of Fort Worth Texas especially young adults LGBT people and all the people who love them Told in funny poignant and short vignettes Galileo's story is not one of how to be cool for Christ Like its founder Galileo is deeply uncool and deeply devout and always straining ahead to see what God will do n. Knowing Katie Hays personally I was delighted to find her new book on a Bibliography for an Evangelism Worship that our Region is hosting She is a dynamic preacher and refers to herself as Lead Evangelist for Galileo Church I read the print version but it is also available via Kindle From the Publisher In We Were Spiritual Refugees Katie Hays planter pastor of Galileo Church shares the story of departing the traditional church on good terms though for the frontier of the spiritual but not religious and building community with Jesus loving or at least Jesus curious outsiders Now well established Galileo Church “seeks and shelters spiritual refugees” in the suburbs of Fort Worth Texas Told in funny poignant and short vignettes Galileo's story is not one of how to be cool for Christ Like its founder Galileo is deeply uncool and deeply devout and always straining ahead to see what God will do next Hays says curiosity is her greatest virtue and she recounts learning how to share the good news with people who are half her age and intensely skeptical Galileo both is and is not like the churches you have known Every day of its existence has been an experiment in practical theology rehabilitated for a new context It’s surprisingly orthodox but with peculiarities about life together that go beyond uestions of style and aesthetic—peculiarities that are best communicated through story And Katie has stories to tell So if you are all in with Jesus but have trust issues with church We Were Spiritual Refugees will give you hope for finding a community of belonging to call home

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We Were Spiritual RefugeesChurch reimagined for a new day Katie Hays planter pastor of Galileo Church shares the story of departing from the traditional church for the frontier of the spiritual but not religious and building community with Jesus loving or at least Jesus curious outsiders Now well established Galileo Church “seeks and shelters spiritua. This is Galileo's origin story and it is everything Maybe it is unfair for me to write a review of a book about a church I love so much obviously I enjoyed these stories I was there for these baptisms and parties and the restructuring of g groups and just the life we intentionally live together Because Jesus You should probably read the book and visit us in person or via our Inside Out live stream  Connect with Galileo church on all the socials see for yourself what we're doing in our little corner of the world Where we're working really hard at doing justice kindness beauty for our God who is beautiful no bullshit and love Here is what I know as I was reading these stories I was drawn back to those early days when Galileo wasn't yet what it is but was still in a lot of ways exactly what it is and I remembered why Why I'm here why I've stuck around why we do what we do It's good important holy work  and it's still working thanks be to God