Kris Beckert

Kris Beckert is a scientist turned pastor who is serving as campus pastor and church planter for the second site of Vine Church, a United Methodist Church plant in Northern Virginia. She also works with Fresh Expressions US.

The Dilemma of Social Media and the Church

Insights from 'The Social Dilemma' documentary on Netflix

You Have More to Offer Than You Think

The government shutdown taught me an amazing lesson about generosity.

Why Your Church Resists the Change That Could Save It

Loss aversion is a key reason why people resist change, and understanding the concept is key to the solution.

How to Stand With Jesus in the Messy Middle

It's not easy to take the middle ground on polarizing issues, but it opens the door for the kind of conversations Christ modeled.