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Coda: Closing Reflections & Thanksgiving

Creator & Host Ben Katt offers some closing reflections and thanksgiving at the conclusion of RePlacing Church.

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By |2018-06-27T12:07:47+00:00June 27th, 2018|Community, Innovation, Leadership, Podcast, Spiritual Formation|Comments Off on Coda: Closing Reflections & Thanksgiving

#99 Krista Tippett on Being

Krista Tippett is the Founder and CEO of The On Being Project and host of the Peabody Award winning conversation, On Being, which she began 15 years ago as a weekly national public radio show originally called Speaking of Faith. On Being explores the big questions of meaning – What does it mean to be human? How do we want to live? Who will […]

By |2018-07-09T21:36:24+00:00May 15th, 2018|Community, Innovation, Leadership, Podcast, Spiritual Formation, Theology|Comments Off on #99 Krista Tippett on Being

#91 What Happened Under the Redwood Tree

Some reflections on my experience at the first ever On Being Gathering at the 1440 Multiversity in Scotts Valley, CA, including the poetry of Marilyn Nelson and David Whyte, the words of Rilke and Barth, and insights from a Pixar movie and peacemaker John Paul Lederach.

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By |2018-07-09T21:48:13+00:00March 6th, 2018|Activism/Justice, Community, Community Development & Organizing, Innovation, Leadership, Podcast, Spiritual Formation, Theology|Comments Off on #91 What Happened Under the Redwood Tree
  • Replacing Church Podcast Chris Heuertz

#88 Chris Heuertz on the Sacred Enneagram

Chris Heuertz is a founding partner of Gravity, a center for contemplative activism based in Omaha, Nebraska that helps people “to do good better” by hosting a weekly prayer sit, leading contemplative retreats and pilgrimages, providing spiritual direction, and facilitating Enneagram consultations. Prior to starting Gravity, the he co-founded and served for 20 years with Word Made Flesh, a non-profit organization that extends love […]

By |2018-07-09T22:00:30+00:00January 30th, 2018|Community, Leadership, Podcast, Spiritual Formation|Comments Off on #88 Chris Heuertz on the Sacred Enneagram

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

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 Professor of Marriage and Family Therapy and Director of Medical Family Therapy at Seattle Pacific University, and blogger and speaker. She is the founder of the Thank God For Sex […]

By |2018-07-09T22:08:11+00:00January 16th, 2018|Activism/Justice, Community, Podcast, Sexuality, Spiritual Formation, Theology|Comments Off on #86 Tina Schermer Sellers on #MeToo, Consent & Christian Culture
  • Replacing Church Podcast Sandhya Rani Jha

#85 Sandhya Rani Jha on Transforming Communities

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 Room at the TablePre-Post-Racial America: Spiritual Stories from the Front Lines and, most recently, Transforming Communities: How People Like You are Healing Their Neighborhoods. She has previously created and hosted […]

By |2018-07-09T22:11:49+00:00January 9th, 2018|Activism/Justice, Community, Community Development & Organizing, Leadership, Pastor/Church, Podcast|Comments Off on #85 Sandhya Rani Jha on Transforming Communities
  • Replacing Church Podcast Jon Huckins

#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 a Conflicted World and Thin Places: Six Postures for Creating and Practicing Missional Community, and writes for numerous publications including USAToday, Red Letter Christians, Sojourners, and Relevant. Jon lives in San […]

By |2018-07-09T22:18:01+00:00December 5th, 2017|Activism/Justice, Community, Community Development & Organizing, Leadership, Podcast, Spiritual Formation, Theology|Comments Off on #83 Jon Huckins on Everyday Peacemaking
  • Replacing Church Podcast Preston Pouteaux

#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 13 Ways. Since 2015, his column “Into the Neighbourhood” has been printed over one million times in weekly newspapers. He is a pastor at Lake Ridge Community Church, serves nationally […]

By |2018-07-09T22:20:42+00:00November 16th, 2017|Community, Community Development & Organizing, Pastor/Church, Place/Neighborhood/Parish, Podcast, Spiritual Formation|Comments Off on #82 Preston Pouteaux on Bees and Beauty in the Neighbourhood
  • Replacing Church Podcast Soong-Chan Rah

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

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 Justice: Six Movements That Reignited Our Contemporary Evangelical Conscience. A former church planter and Senior Pastor of Cambridge Community Fellowship Church, a multi-ethnic church living out the values of racial […]

By |2018-07-09T22:22:10+00:00November 8th, 2017|Activism/Justice, Community, Podcast, Racism, Theology|1 Comment

#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 and spiritual space for teens.

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By |2018-06-20T18:16:43+00:00September 26th, 2017|Community, Podcast|Comments Off on #78 Church in the Wild: Alaska, God Our Refuge, and Safe Space for Youth