We live in a cultural moment where people are spiritual but not religious, open to God but over the church, giving up on organized religion but still searching for truth and desiring something real. Kaka’ako is a neighborhood that reflects this unique cultural moment and is creatively leading the way forward culturally, artistically, and socially here in Honolulu.

Kevin and Christine Sweeney are giving their lives to create a fresh expression of the faith—one that embraces the complexity of life, is unwilling to offer black and white answers in a world filled with color, is truly welcoming of all people, sees imagination as the key to the future, chooses authenticity over performance, substance over hype, and quality over quantity.

After receiving Masters Degrees in Theology and Intercultural Studies, Kevin is fascinated with and committed to creating environments for creativity, cultural innovation, social healing, communal cohesiveness, and personal transformation. As a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Christine is passionate about healing, freedom, embracing possibilities, sharing stories, and living deeply into the moment. 

This new moment requires a new imagination grounded in the ancient way of Jesus and committed to creating the future, and Kevin and Christine feel prepared to live into this moment.