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Leap of faith – Texas church invests big in new service, young pastor

PLANO, Texas—The Rev. Arthur Jones was nervous. His church was betting $2.1 million on him. In just a few days St. Andrew United Methodist Church in Plano, a suburb of Dallas, would launch The Well, a contemporary service aiming to reach younger people with Mr. Jones, 28, at the helm. Press releases had gone out. […]