Adapted from A Renegade’s Guide to God: Finding Life Outside Conventional Christianity, copyright 2006 by David Foster.  Published by Warner Faith, a division of Hachette Book Group USA, New York, N.Y., www.warnerfaith.com.
David Foster’s passion is to be “an agent of change with a message of hope to a world in pain.” He is the founding and senior pastor of Bellevue Community Church in Nashville, Tn., the president of Foster Media Group (a consulting marketing company), and the CIO of Renegade Nation.net (an Internet gathering for emerging church conversation). He earned his doctorate from the Reformed Theological Seminary in Jackson, Ms.