Starting Point

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Wondering about God, Jesus, or the Bible?
Not sure if you buy all of this? 
Giving church a second chance?
Tuesday evenings starting SOON.
Leaders: Dina and Brian Newman
Location: Malibu Pacific Church

What is Starting Point?

Starting point is for you.

Starting Point is a 5-week small group for those who are new to faith, curious about God, or coming back to church after some time away. It's a place where your opinions and beliefs are valued, and no question is off-limits.

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Meet the Starting Point Leaders

We are here to listen and guide our conversation. We look forward to getting to know you!

Brian Newman

Profession: Professor of Political Science at Pepperdine University

Hobbies: All things beach and ocean; Hiking; Basketball; Roller Coasters; Making his wife laugh; Eating ice cream

Faith Questions: Does God still love me when I've hurt the people I love?  Would church people shun me if they knew everything about me?

Cindy Ludwig

Profession: Former Preschool Director for 25 years at Malibu Pacific Church

Hanging out with her husband, kids and grandkids; Rebuilding her home of 42 years that burned in the Woolsey Fire; Reading

Plans for the Future: 
Never stop growing and learning.