The Author

John Rinehart studied business at Biola University and later got his MDiv from Talbot School of Theology. In 2010 he became an elder at Grace Evangelical Free Church in La Mirada, California, and in 2011 started a mercy-ministry there called Grace Foodbank that now serves thousands of people each year. Most recently, he and his wife, Renée, adopted a boy and a girl from Ethiopia and are also planting a church in Fullerton, California, where he preaches regularly.

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