Joie was born in Cambridge and grew up in the Greater Boston Area. He loves Boston and its people. He planted Restoration Road in 2012 with the hope of starting a church that reached Greater Bostonians with the Gospel.
Dave moved to Boston directly from Colorado, where he was born. He has grown to love the area and the people who call Boston home. His deep desire is to see many in the Boston area follow Jesus and grow as disciples.
At our church, you will hear the word “gospel” repeatedly because it is the most important truth that we can know and experience. The gospel is not merely a message that needs to be shared with non-Christians, but also with Christians. It is not something that mature Christians move on from, but rather something that they move deeper into. The gospel is the lens in which we should view theology, ministry, and all aspects of life.
The Apostle Paul defined the word “gospel” concisely in 1st Corinthians 15:3-5 when he wrote, “Christ died for our sins in accordance with the Scriptures, that he was buried, that he was raised on the third day in accordance with the Scriptures, and that he appeared to Cephas, then to the twelve.” Simply put, the gospel is all about Jesus’ life, death and resurrection, and the implications it has for us.