Podcast

January 2018

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

By | 2018-01-16T09:53:08+00:00 January 16th, 2018|Podcast|

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 […]

#85 Sandhya Rani Jha on Transforming Communities

By | 2018-01-10T03:36:29+00:00 January 9th, 2018|Local Spirituality, Podcast|

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 […]

#84 Sabbath Practice & Resistance

By | 2018-01-09T07:30:17+00:00 January 3rd, 2018|Innovative Community, Local Spirituality, Podcast|

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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December 2017

#83 Jon Huckins on Everyday Peacemaking

By | 2017-12-27T03:17:18+00:00 December 5th, 2017|Innovative Community, Local Spirituality, Podcast|

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 […]

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November 2017

#82 Preston Pouteaux on Bees and Beauty in the Neighbourhood

By | 2017-11-15T19:31:25+00:00 November 16th, 2017|Innovative Community, Local Spirituality, Podcast|

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 […]

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

By | 2017-11-07T20:02:00+00:00 November 8th, 2017|Podcast|

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 […]

October 2017

#80 Daniel Hill on Waking Up to Whiteness

By | 2017-10-18T06:00:43+00:00 October 18th, 2017|Podcast|

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 in the west Humboldt Park neighborhood of Chicago, a church that is on the quest to become a multiethnic community of Jesus-followers that transforms the city of Chicago through worship, […]

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#79 Kaitlin Curtice on Finding the Divine in Everyday Places

By | 2017-10-10T19:28:28+00:00 October 11th, 2017|Podcast|

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 Patheos blog and her own website www.kaitlincurtice.com. Kaitin is an enrolled member of the Potawatomi Citizen Band and she writes on the intersection of American spirituality, mystic […]

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September 2017

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

By | 2017-09-25T22:36:27+00:00 September 26th, 2017|Podcast|


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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#77 Randy Woodley on The Harmony Way

By | 2017-09-11T17:42:20+00:00 September 12th, 2017|Innovative Community, Local Spirituality, Podcast|

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 Oklahoma, is an activist/scholar, distinguished speaker, teacher and wisdom keeper who addresses a variety of issues concerning American culture, faith, justice, diversity, racism, our relationship with the earth and Indigenous […]

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