Dr. Michael Beck is Director of Re-Missioning for Fresh Expressions US, Cultivator of Fresh Expressions for the Florida Conference of the United Methodist Church, and adjunct professor for the Doctor of Ministry program at United Theological Seminary. Michael serves as co-pastor of Wildwood United Methodist Church with his wife Jill, where they direct addiction recovery programs, a jail ministry, a food pantry, an interracial unity movement, and house a faith-based inpatient treatment center. Wildwood is a traditional congregation and a network of thirteen fresh expressions that gather in tattoo parlors, dog parks, salons, running tracks, community centers, and burrito joints.
Dr. Michael Beck
"... find ways - fresh ways - of telling the story of the return of the human race from its exile, and use stories as your explanation.” - NT Wright (4/4)Read More
“Your task is to find the symbolic ways of doing things differently, planting flags in a hostile soil, setting up signposts that say there is a different way to be human. And when people are puzzled at what you’re doing ... (3/4)Read More
"Christian difference is therefore not an insertion of something new into the old from outside, but a bursting out of the new precisely within the proper space of the old." - Miroslav Volf (2/4)Read More