Today I post a great video clip on unity by my friend, Dr. Chris Castaldo. Chris formerly served at the Billy Graham Center and recently became the lead pastor of New Covenant Church in Naperville, Illinois. Chris shares my vision very deeply yet he comes at the particular issues from a very different background and context. What makes our partnership work is a deep relationship between us that is rooted in love. This love goes all the way back to Chris’s seminary days at Gordon-Conwell in Massachusetts. Chris lives just two blocks from my house in Carol Stream. Our friendship is the kind where we can “drop by” and chat any time. Pray for Chris, Angela and their children as they adjust to a new pastorate.
I also post this video today because tonight Dr. Castaldo will moderate our ACT3 Dialogue on Christian Unity tonight with Fr. Robert Barron. This event will be in Lisle (IL) at St. Procopius Abbey. You are welcome to attend at 7:00 p.m. There is no registration required and no charge to attend. A video of the entire evening is being made. We are also making a sharp, crisp documentary much like the one for January 24 on the Service of Prayer for Christian Unity. Both of these will be available here as soon as possible.
Remember, your gifts and support make all this work possible. These professionally made videos that we are making for such events cannot be done without a lot of help. The very interviews you view here, just like the one of Chris that you see today, were filmed last fall. This came about because one donor wanted to see ACT3 produce more media friendly resources for the promotion of our vision of missional-ecumenism.