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Activities @ New Hope Calgary Rich Braaksma is a pastor at New Hope Hillside Church. He's enthusiastic about this newly merged church (October 2015) combining the Everywhere God emphasis of (formerly) New Hope Church with the Missional accent of (formerly) Hillside Community Church (where Rich served since January, 2012). Husband to Sheri, Dad to daughter Jaimie (16) and son Jonah (14) Rich loves writing, preaching, theologizing, friends, conversation, running, snowboarding, watching NFL, wings 'n' beer... and a bunch of other stuff. Rich got his BA in History and Religious Studies at University of Calgary (95) and his MDiv at Regent in Vancouver (98). Before returning to his hometown of Calgary in 2011, Rich was a church planter and coffeehouse proprietor in Venice, California for eleven years. Rich's first book is Telling the Truthiness: TheGospel According to Stephen Colbert exploring God, theology, and comedy. Follow Rich on his blog

Rich's first book is Telling the Truthiness: The Gospel According to Stephen Colbert exploring God, theology, and comedy.

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