Theology

#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 […]

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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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#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 […]

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#92 Jim Herrington on Becoming Fully Human, Fully Alive

Jim Herrington coaches leaders in church, nonprofit organizations, business, and beyond towards “Wholehearted Leadership” through The Leader’s Journey. He was the founding Executive Director of Mission Houston and Co-Founder of Faithwalking, a spiritual formation ministry that equips people to live the “fully human, fully alive, missional life” that Jesus demonstrates. As pastor for 45 years and denominational executive for almost 30 years, Jim has […]

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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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#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 […]

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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 […]

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#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 […]

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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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