Podcast Archive 2017-12-27T03:38:06+00:00
1601, 2018

#86 Tina Schermer Sellers on #MeToo, Consent & Christian Culture

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Dr. Tina Schermer Sellers is the author of the book, Sex, God & the Conservative Church – Erasing Shame from Sexual Intimacy. She promotes a “sex-positive Gospel” in her work as a licensed marriage and family therapist, Associate […]

901, 2018

#85 Sandhya Rani Jha on Transforming Communities

By | January 9th, 2018|Categories: Local Spirituality, Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Sandhya Jha is the founder and director of the Oakland Peace Center, a collective of people and organizations committed to creating access, equity and dignity for all in Oakland and the Bay area. She is the author of 

301, 2018

#84 Sabbath Practice & Resistance

By | January 3rd, 2018|Categories: Innovative Community, Local Spirituality, Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

What is Sabbath? Why is it so important for our society right now? How can we put it into practice this year and beyond? Some reflections on sabbath practice, featuring the Ice Bowl, Walter Brueggemann’s

512, 2017

#83 Jon Huckins on Everyday Peacemaking

By | December 5th, 2017|Categories: Innovative Community, Local Spirituality, Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on #83 Jon Huckins on Everyday Peacemaking

Jon Huckins is the Co-Founding Director of The Global Immersion Project, a peacemaking training organization that helps individuals and communities move towards conflict and become everyday peacemakers. He is the co-author of Mending the Divides: Creative Love in […]

1611, 2017

#82 Preston Pouteaux on Bees and Beauty in the Neighbourhood

By | November 16th, 2017|Categories: Innovative Community, Local Spirituality, Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on #82 Preston Pouteaux on Bees and Beauty in the Neighbourhood

Dr. Preston Pouteaux is the author of The Bees of Rainbow Falls: Finding Faith, Imagination, and Delight in Your Neighbourhood. He is a beekeeper, writer, published watercolour portrait artist and neighbourhood enthusiast. Preston is a syndicated columnist with […]

811, 2017

#81 Soong-Chan Rah on the Prophetic Act of Lament

By | November 8th, 2017|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |1 Comment

The Reverend Dr. Soong-Chan Rah is the author of Prophetic Lament: A Call for Justice in Troubled TimesThe Next Evangelicalism: Freeing the Church from Western Cultural CaptivityMany Colors: Cultural Intelligence for a Changing Church, and Return to […]

1810, 2017

#80 Daniel Hill on Waking Up to Whiteness

By | October 18th, 2017|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on #80 Daniel Hill on Waking Up to Whiteness

Daniel Hill is the Author of White Awake: An honest look at what it means to be white and 10:10: Life to the Fullest. He is the Founding and Senior Pastor of River City Community Church, located […]

1110, 2017

#79 Kaitlin Curtice on Finding the Divine in Everyday Places

By | October 11th, 2017|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on #79 Kaitlin Curtice on Finding the Divine in Everyday Places

Kaitlin Curtice is a Native American Christian author, speaker and worship leader. She is the author of Glory Happening: Finding the Divine in Everyday Places. Her writing has appeared in Sojourners in addition to the […]

2609, 2017

#78 Church in the Wild: Alaska, God Our Refuge, and Safe Space for Youth

By | September 26th, 2017|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on #78 Church in the Wild: Alaska, God Our Refuge, and Safe Space for Youth


A recent trip to Alaska has me reflecting on our human longings for wildness and safety, the church as refuge, and how Parachutes, a drop-in center for high-risk, street-involved youth in Anchorage is creating a safe physical, social […]

1209, 2017

#77 Randy Woodley on The Harmony Way

By | September 12th, 2017|Categories: Innovative Community, Local Spirituality, Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on #77 Randy Woodley on The Harmony Way

The Rev. Dr. Randy Woodley and his wife Edith are co-sustainers of Eloheh Farm, a permaculture, regenerative teaching farm, school and community in Newberg, Oregon. Dr. Woodley, a legal descendent of the United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians in […]

609, 2017

#76 D.L. Mayfield on Racism, Refugees and Religiosity

By | September 6th, 2017|Categories: Local Spirituality, Podcast, social change|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on #76 D.L. Mayfield on Racism, Refugees and Religiosity

D.L. Mayfield is the author of Assimilate or Go Home: Notes from a Failed Missionary on Rediscovering Faith. Her writing has been featured in numerous publications, such as McSweeny’s, Relevant, Geez, The Toast, and Conspire! Her recent […]

1807, 2017

#75 Wendy VanderWal Gritter on Faith, Gender and Sexuality

By | July 18th, 2017|Categories: Podcast, social change|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on #75 Wendy VanderWal Gritter on Faith, Gender and Sexuality

Wendy VanderWal Gritter is the Executive Director of Generous Space Ministries, a Canada-based organization that cultivates safe and radically hospitable spaces for conversation about faith, gender and sexuality. Generous Space is committed to eliminating the fear, division […]