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The Preaching Life: An Interview with JR Forasteros

JR. Forasteros, Teaching Pastor at Catalyst Community Church in Dallas, TX, sat down with the CPL recently to reflect on his pastoral journey, his increasing love for collaborative ministry and why the best resources for good preaching might include some books you’d least expect.

CPL: Give us some background on your preaching context and the demographic of your church. Catalyst is a church of about 250 people in the suburbs of Dallas. I have been serving here for 2 ½ years.

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