• Rev. Dr. Dottie Escobedo Frank is a pastor with the United Methodist Church. She has served as South District Superintendent, and pastored a variety of churches. In her ministry Dottie is on the leading edge of church transformation and reStarts. She is a speaker, writer, and community leader.

    Dottie has authored several books:
    Advent & Christmas
    Sermon Seeds, 40 Creative Sermons
    Jesus Insurgency, the Church Revolution from the Edge (co-authored by Rudy
    ReStart Your Church
    Our Common Sins
    Give It Up!
    The Sacred Secular, How God is Using the World to Shape the Church (co-
    authored by Robert Rynders)
    As a speaker, Dottieā€™s voice brings courage and hope to pastors and church leaders around the world.

    Dottie believes we are living in a time of epochal change, which requires the church find sacred ways to die in order to be reborn. She calls for heretics and edge-dwellers to lead the church forward. Now is the time, she says, to push these new leaders to the forefront of church restarts.