AUSTIN (KXAN) - You might have seen the billboards scattered across Central Texas. The new Austin-based spiritual campaign "Explore God" is gaining a worldwide following and hoping to make a difference locally.
Founder Dan Smith and Gateway Church pastor John Burke sat down to explain the popular movement on KXAN News Today.
Smith said whether you believe in God or not, everyone has questions about faith, purpose and reasons behind why things happen. His mission to help people find answers.
The Explore God website went live two months ago. It is full of videos and offers ways to connect and discuss topics with others. On August 25, their Facebook page surpassed 78,000 "likes."
Around 350 Central Texas churches are teaming up to join the movement. They will be asking their congregations similar questions, hosting discussion groups and taking on community projects.
Gateway Church pastor John Burke said the group approached city leaders asking where the areas of need exist. One idea is to start reading to school children to improve literacy across Central Texas.
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