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Jason Myers Jason Myers is a seminary student at Candler School of Theology, Emory University. He is part of the Day1 Young Leaders of the Church Series.

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Jason Myers, who received a B.A. from Bennington College, an M.F.A. in poetry from New York University, has lived in Atlanta since 2008. Myers, raised in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), is a second-year master of divinity student at Emory University, and was a 2009 FTE Congregational Fellow. He currently serves at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, where he is also a member. He hopes to pursue ministry with a special focus on creation care, social justice, and international relief work.

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Jason Meyers - Young Leaders of the Church Series

Jason Myers (ABCUSA)
Young Leaders of the Church is a series designed to highlight the young talent that graces our churches today, and the power that they lend our faith institutions for reaching the next generations. Jason Meyers joins us with this short message about "Why Church?"
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Jason Myers: Why the Church Matters

Jason Myers (ABCUSA)

Jason Myers offered this commentary during the May1, 2011 Day1 program:

“I can only help for a few more minutes, and then I’ll need to leave and go to church.” This statement was made in Green Valley, Arizona, a community consisting mostly of retired Anglo residents about forty minutes north of the Mexico border. It was uttered by a man who was kind and generous, and part of an organization called the Green Valley Samaritans, who consider it their mission to tend to the needs of migrants who have crossed over from Mexico and been walking in the Sonora desert for several days. A young man who had gotten lost in the midst of this dangerous wilderness was discovered by a couple of the Green Valley Samaritans. In response to this confession of ecclesial obligation, the other Samaritan said, “David, this is church.”

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