Gathering Together: An Irreplaceable Gift of Grace

Early Christians saw themselves as the manifestation of Christ in the world. According to sociologist Rodney Stark, this understanding of Christ’s body fueled the church’s growth. Onlookers observed the warm-hearted gatherings of Christian men and women and were drawn to learn more. During pandemics and plagues, as Romans fled their cities and towns, Christians remained[…]

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About Chris

Castaldo face shotChris Castaldo was raised on Long Island, New York where he worked full-time in the Catholic Church. After eight years as Pastor of Outreach and Church Planting at College Church in Wheaton, IL, and over three as Director of the Ministry of Gospel Renewal at Wheaton College, Chris currently serves as Lead Pastor of New Covenant Church in Naperville, IL.