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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+00:00 June 27th, 2018|Community, Innovation, Leadership, Podcast, Spiritual Formation|0 Comments

#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+00:00 May 15th, 2018|Community, Innovation, Leadership, Podcast, Spiritual Formation, Theology|Comments Off on #99 Krista Tippett on Being
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#98 Jonathan Brooks on Exile and Englewood

Jonathan Brooks is the pastor of Canaan Community Church in Chicago’s Englewood neighborhood and the author of the forthcoming book, Church Forsaken: Practicing Presence in Neglected Neighborhoods. He is a community developer, hip hop artist and Chicago city director for Mission Year. Jonathan grew up in Englewood on Chicago’s south side, moved away, and eventually returned to build community. Together with […]

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#95 Mark Mulder on Urbanism, Congregations & White Flight

Dr. Mark Mulder is professor of sociology, adjunct professor of congregational and ministry studies, and director of the urban studies minor and at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He teaches classes on church and society, diversity and inequality, and urban sociology. Mark is the author of Congregations, Neighborhoods, PlacesShades of White Flight: Evangelical Congregations and Urban Departure, and co-author of 

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#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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#87 Brian McLaren on the Great Spiritual Migration

Brian McLaren is a well-known author, speaker, activist and public theologian who has been advocating for “a new kind of Christianity” that is just and generous for over twenty years since he wrote The Church On the Other Side while serving as pastor of Cedar Ridge Community Church. Since then, he has written numerous books including A New Kind of Christian, A Generous Orthodoxy and Why […]

By | 2018-07-09T22:04:00+00:00 January 23rd, 2018|Activism/Justice, Innovation, Pastor/Church, Place/Neighborhood/Parish, Podcast, Racism, Spiritual Formation, Theology|Comments Off on #87 Brian McLaren on the Great Spiritual Migration
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#84 Sabbath Practice & Resistance

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 Sabbath As Resistance, pour over coffee, the pomodoro technique and much more in this episode of RePlacing Church.

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#71 Habitats for a New Humanity

Is a worship gathering enough to form us in the way of Jesus? Or are there other ways we can gather? Do “good teaching” and thoughtful worship actually increase our longing for God's kingdom? Or is there another more powerful and formative way?

In this episode of RePlacing Church, I interact with my friend Matt’s mastery of Sonos sound systems, the work of philosopher James K.A. Smith in You Are […]

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#60 Mike Baughman on Innovative Expressions of Church

Mike Baughman is the Community Curator and founding pastor of Union, a coffee and community space in northeast Dallas committed to cultivating the divine spark in their neighbors for the good of the city and the world it inspires through outstanding coffee, robust community and engaging causes. He is editor and contributing author of Flipping Church: How Sucessful Church Planters Are Turning Conventional Wisdom Upside-Down. Married to […]

By | 2018-06-20T18:38:37+00:00 February 28th, 2017|Innovation, Pastor/Church, Podcast|Comments Off on #60 Mike Baughman on Innovative Expressions of Church

#53 Casper Ter Kuile on the New Spiritual Communities of the Religiously Unaffiliated

Casper Ter Kuile is co-author (along with Angie Thurston) of the How We Gather report and its sequel, Something More, which map a landscape of life-giving organizations that are emerging even as religious affiliation declines, such as Crossfit and The Dinner Party.

Casper is training to […]

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