Activism/Justice

  • Replacing Church Podcast Austin Channing Brown

#97 Austin Channing Brown Is Still Here

Austin Channing Brown is the author of I’M STILL HERE: Black Dignity in a World Made for Whiteness. She is a writer and speaker with a focus on black womanhood and faith. Her work has appeared in Sojourners, Relevant, Mutuality and on her blog austinchanning.com. Austin has been committed to advancing racial justice and reconciliation in her work with nonprofits, churches, parachurch ministries, and […]

By |2018-06-20T18:44:05+00:00May 2nd, 2018|Activism/Justice, Leadership, Podcast, Racism|Comments Off on #97 Austin Channing Brown Is Still Here
  • Replacing Church Podcast AnaYelsi Velasco-Sanchez

#96 AnaYelsi Velasco-Sanchez on Identity & Decolonization

AnaYelsi Velasco-Sanchez is an IndoLatinx mujerista working to create and agitate her way through the latin diaspora. She is a writer and speaker, visual artist, and faith-based community organizer. She blogs at Patheos Progressive Christian and shares other resources at browneyedamazon.com. Born in Venezuela, she came to the United States at a young age where she was adopted and given the name Ashley. When she […]

By |2018-07-09T21:41:09+00:00April 25th, 2018|Activism/Justice, Indigenous Wisdom, Place/Neighborhood/Parish, Podcast, Racism, Spiritual Formation|Comments Off on #96 AnaYelsi Velasco-Sanchez on Identity & Decolonization
  • Replacing Church Podcast Mark Mulder

#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 

By |2018-07-09T21:42:39+00:00April 17th, 2018|Activism/Justice, Community Development & Organizing, Innovation, Place/Neighborhood/Parish, Podcast, Racism, Theology|Comments Off on #95 Mark Mulder on Urbanism, Congregations & White Flight
  • Replacing Church Podcast Kathy Khang

#94 Kathy Khang on How to Raise Your Voice

Kathy Khang is the author of the forthcoming book, Raise Your Voice: Why We Stay Silent and How to Speak Up. She is a speaker, journalist, and activist with expertise in the issues of gender, ethnicity, justice and leadership development. She has worked in campus ministry for more than twenty years. She is a columnist for Sojourners magazine, a writer for Faith & […]

By |2018-06-20T18:44:05+00:00April 10th, 2018|Activism/Justice, Leadership, Podcast|Comments Off on #94 Kathy Khang on How to Raise Your Voice
  • Replacing Church Podcast Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove

#93 Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove on Finding Freedom from Slaveholder Religion

Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove is the author of Reconstructing the Gospel: Finding Freedom from Slaveholder Religion. In 2003, he and his wife Lead founded the Rutba House, a house of hospitality where the formerly homeless are welcomed into a community that eats, prays, and shares life together. As the director of the School for Conversion, Jonathan pursues the beloved community in his neighborhood, North […]

By |2018-07-09T21:45:17+00:00March 20th, 2018|Activism/Justice, Community Development & Organizing, Pastor/Church, Place/Neighborhood/Parish, Podcast, Racism, Spiritual Formation, Theology|Comments Off on #93 Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove on Finding Freedom from Slaveholder Religion

#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 DeAnza Spaulding

#90 DeAnza Spaulding is Table Turning (and you can too!)

DeAnza Spaulding is the Lead Disrupter for Table Turning, a Holy Week movement initiated by her neighborhood church, Valley & Mountain, that is “grounded in the radical tradition of Jesus, who turned tables to interrupt the oppression of people disregarded by society.” The daughter of a Filipina mother and Norwegian father, DeAnza is committed to the liberation and empowerment of marginalized people in her […]

By |2018-07-09T21:49:56+00:00February 14th, 2018|Activism/Justice, Pastor/Church, Podcast, Racism, Theology|Comments Off on #90 DeAnza Spaulding is Table Turning (and you can too!)
  • Replacing Church Podcast Suzanne Stabile

#89 Suzanne Stabile on Discernment & Spiritual Direction

Suzanne Stabile is the author of the upcoming book, The Path Between Us: An Enneagram Journey to Healthy Relationships, and coauthor of The Road Back to You: An Enneagram Journey to Self-Discovery. She is cofounder of Life in the Trinity, a nonprofit ministry dedicated to spiritual growth. Suzanne is a sought after and engaging teacher who speaks with levity, gravity, creativity and […]

By |2018-07-09T21:55:32+00:00February 7th, 2018|Activism/Justice, Leadership, Podcast, Spiritual Formation|Comments Off on #89 Suzanne Stabile on Discernment & Spiritual Direction
  • Replacing Church Brian McLaren

#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+00:00January 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

#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