Podcast Archive 2017-12-27T03:38:06+00:00
1704, 2018

#95 Mark Mulder on Urbanism, Congregations & White Flight

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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, […]

1004, 2018

#94 Kathy Khang on How to Raise Your Voice

By | April 10th, 2018|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

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 […]

2003, 2018

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

By | March 20th, 2018|Categories: Podcast, Social Change|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on #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 […]

1303, 2018

#92 Jim Herrington on Becoming Fully Human, Fully Alive

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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 […]

603, 2018

#91 What Happened Under the Redwood Tree

By | March 6th, 2018|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on #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 […]

1402, 2018

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

By | February 14th, 2018|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on #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 […]

702, 2018

#89 Suzanne Stabile on Discernment & Spiritual Direction

By | February 7th, 2018|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on #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 […]

3001, 2018

#88 Chris Heuertz on the Sacred Enneagram

By | January 30th, 2018|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on #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 […]

2301, 2018

#87 Brian McLaren on the Great Spiritual Migration

By | January 23rd, 2018|Categories: Innovative Community, Local Spirituality, Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on #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 […]

1601, 2018

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

By | January 16th, 2018|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on #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 […]

901, 2018

#85 Sandhya Rani Jha on Transforming Communities

By | January 9th, 2018|Categories: Local Spirituality, Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on #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 

301, 2018

#84 Sabbath Practice & Resistance

By | January 3rd, 2018|Categories: Innovative Community, Local Spirituality, Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on #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