What We Didn't Expect While Expecting | Mike Baughman | TEDxSMU by TEDx Talks   4 years ago

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When an unexpected pregnancy develops unexpected complications, a young father learns how brokenness can help heal brokenness and reveal the precious fragility of life.

Rev. Mike Baughman is a United Methodist pastor serving as the Community Curator at Union, a new kind of non-profit coffee shop in Dallas that exists to care for the well-being of its neighborhood. A New Jersey native, Mike fell in love with Dallas through his work at Union Coffee and served on the Mayor’s Star Council in 2014-2015. Mike’s love of story-telling led him to work with a team to found The Naked Stage at Union where crowds celebrate brave vulnerability on an uncensored stage. Mike is passionate about celebrating Dallas’ overlooked heroes through preaching, story-telling and giving out capes.
Mike is a graduate of Duke University and Princeton Theological Seminary. He has contributed to and written a long list of curricula and books. Mike is currently editing an upcoming book, Flipping Church: how successful church planters are turning conventional wisdom upside down. He is married to Rev. Rachel Baughman. They have four children and live in Sunnyvale.

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