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Can I Say This At Church‽

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A weekly show centered around discussing faith and it's intersection with life. Weekly interviews with Theologians, Pastors, Artists, and more. Let's find out...Can I Say This At Church?

A weekly show centered around discussing faith and it's intersection with life. Weekly interviews with Theologians, Pastors, Artists, and more. Let's find out...Can I Say This At Church?

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United States

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A weekly show centered around discussing faith and it's intersection with life. Weekly interviews with Theologians, Pastors, Artists, and more. Let's find out...Can I Say This At Church?

Language:

English


Episodes

The Wisdom of Hobbits with Matthew Distefano

5/30/2022
Support the show: Patreon l Glow l Episode Transcript We are more like a hobbit than any of us will admit. Guest Bio: Matthew J. Distefano is the author of multiple best-selling books, co-host of two podcasts, a long-time social worker, and hip-hop artist. He lives in Northern California with his wife and daughter. Guest Music by The Silver Pages You can also find all the musical selections from all our episodes on our Spotify Playlist. Check out all the things over at the store...it's...

Duration:00:56:40

Truth's Table with Ekemini Uwan

5/9/2022
Support the show: Patreon l Glow l Episode Transcript Come with me and grab a seat at the table; it's time to list. Guest Bio: Ekemini Uwan (pronounced Eh-keh-mi-knee Oo-wan) is a public theologian and co-author of Truth’s Table: Black Women’s Musings on Life, Love, and Liberation. She is the co-host of the award-winning podcast, Truth's Table and Get In The Word With Truth’s Table. Uwan is the Black Christian Experience Resource Center’s 2022 inaugural Theologian-in-Residence and a 2021...

Duration:00:58:43

RERELEASE: "The Eternal Current" with Aaron Niequist

5/2/2022
Support the show: Patreon l Glow l Episode Transcript What is it like to actually practice our faith? How often do we sit in contemplation and meet God where He already is in true searching and in a truly Earthshaking moments of worship? Aaron and I discuss what it means to enter into the current of life that is practice-based worship of the Creator of all things. Guest Bio: Aaron is a liturgist, writer, and pastor in the Chicago area. After leading worship at Mars Hill Church (Grand...

Duration:01:01:34

I Am God's Dream with Matthew Paul Turner

4/23/2022
Support the show: Patreon l Glow l Episode Transcript You are the you you are supposed to be. That's way to many "you's" but I just do not care :). Guest Bio: Matthew Paul Turner is the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller What Is God Like? as well as When God Made You and When I Pray for You. When the father of three isn’t writing books, he’s photographing interesting people and places, practicing wood carving, and watching his children play soccer. Visit his website at...

Duration:01:03:31

Hillsong - Pretty Skin but Rotten Bones with Jonathan Walton

4/18/2022
Support the show: Patreon l Glow l Episode Transcript Look at that church! It is just so cool. I mean it has the Biebs! Guest Bio: As of May 2022, Jonathan’s work is divided into three streams. First, ministry with InterVarsity is laser focused on developing resources and discipleship experiences to pursue racial justice and ethnic reconciliation. Second, his efforts around political discipleship are held within KTF Press – its weekly Substack, books, and Shake the Dust Podcast. Lastly,...

Duration:01:25:22

All The White Friends I Couldn't Keep with Andre Henry

4/11/2022
Support the show: Patreon l Glow l Episode Transcript It's time to sit, listen, and really begin to learn. Guest Bio: Andre Henry is an award-winning musician, writer, and activist contending for the world that ought to be. He is a columnist for Religion News Service and the author of the newsletter “Hope and Hard Pills.” His activism in pursuit of racial justice has been featured in The New Yorker and The Nation, and on The Liturgists Podcast. Web: www.andrehenry.co/ Guest Music by...

Duration:01:14:45

ReRelease: We Sang a Dirge with Lo Alaman

3/28/2022
Hey everyone! It's spring break for me and the family and we have decided to run up, way!, into the mountains. With that being said I hope you enjoy this nugget that I have thought of often since having this conversation. Support the show: Patreon l Glow l Episode Transcript The whole world is dancing to a song we can't hear. But for those of us that has ears to hear we hear the dirge and we hear Christ's critique of our inability to enter into it. Guest Bio: Lo The Poet (Lo Alaman)...

Duration:00:57:02

Body Becoming with Dr Robyn Henderson-Espinoza

3/21/2022
Support the show: Patreon l Glow l Episode Transcript We are bodies nested together on this planet and have lost connection with one another as well as ourselves. How do we begin to reconnect with that which we are? Guest Bio: Dr. Robyn Henderson-Espinoza is a transqueer activist, Latinx scholar, and public theologian. They are the founder of the Activist Theology Project, a collaborative project committed to the collective work of social healing. A thought-leader, teacher, ethicist, and...

Duration:00:48:01

RERELEASE: Easter and the Resurrection with Dr. Alexander John Shaia

3/14/2022
Support the show: Patreon l Glow l Episode Transcript My faith has grown leaps and bounds And with it so has my understanding of just how little I know about Easter. There is no greater moment in our faith and arguably in the world than the resurrection of Jesus. In a moment in time the world swapped its axis and forever changed. So too has our knowledge of the beautiful history surrounding our celebration with our brothers and sisters in the faith in Easter. How should we posture our...

Duration:01:00:11

Justice, Youth, and Transcending with A.J. Hendry

3/7/2022
Support the show: Patreon l Glow l Episode Transcript Guest Bio: A.J. Hendry is a Youth Development Worker and housing advocate, working in the Youth Housing and Homelessness space. He leads a service supporting rangatahi experiencing homelessness and is also an advocate working collectively to end youth homelessness in Aotearoa NZ. He is also the curator and creator of the blog and podcast When Lambs Are Silent, where he explores the intersection between faith and justice. The Links...

Duration:00:42:37

Talking about Atonement with Mako Nagasawa

2/28/2022
Support the show: Patreon l Glow l Episode Transcript You and I are being, and becoming all at once in a constant state of being healed. Guest Bio: Mako Nagasawa is the founder, Executive Director of the Anástasis Center. He grew up in Cerritos, CA and went north to Stanford, where he studied Industrial Engineering and Public Policy, with a focus on education. He worked at Intel Corp for 6 years while serving a Spanish-speaking ministry to Mexican immigrants in East Palo Alto, CA. He...

Duration:01:10:01

Unashamed Love with Amber Cantorna

2/21/2022
Support the show: Patreon l Glow l Episode Transcript You belong, you have community, you are loved. Guest Bio: Amber Cantorna is a national speaker and storyteller supporting LGBTQ people through their coming out process and educating people on the importance of full inclusion. Most often known as the gay daughter of a 30-year Focus on the Family executive, Amber lost everything when she came out in 2012. This all-too-often narrative has made Amber passionate about dissolving shame,...

Duration:00:47:31

Fortune and Re-membering with Lisa Sharon Harper

2/14/2022
Support the show: Patreon l Glow l Episode Transcript Re-membering the church through history and our lineage. This is a powerful conversation from a powerful story of Lisa's family. Guest Bio: Lisa Sharon Harper is the founder of Freedom Road, a consulting group dedicated to shrinking the narrative gap. Harper has written several books including the critically acclaimed The Very Good Gospel: How Everything Wrong Can Be Made Right. Her work has been featured in the New Yorker, Relevant,...

Duration:00:53:29

Red Lip Theology with Candice Marie Benbow

2/7/2022
Support the show: Patreon l Glow l Episode Transcript Candice joins the show to discuss some of what makes up #RedLipTheology with one another, #rideordie Guest Bio: Candice Marie Benbow is a theologian, essayist, columnist, baker, and educator whose work gives voice to Black women’s shared experiences of faith, healing, and wholeness. Named by Sojourners as one of “10 Christian Women Shaping the Church in 2020,” she has written for Essence, Glamour, The Root, VICE, Shondaland, Madame...

Duration:01:13:47

Wild Woman with Amy Frykholm (Die and Become)

1/31/2022
Support the show: Patreon l Glow l Episode Transcript What is it to die and become? Guest Bio: Amy Frykholm is an award-winning writer, scholar, and journalist whose nonfiction works cover the territory of American religion from apocalyptists to saints. A senior editor for The Christian Century magazine, she appears frequently on television and radio programs as an expert in American religion. After receiving her PhD from Duke University, she went on to write several books, including...

Duration:00:55:11

RERELEASE: White Awake with Daniel Hill

1/24/2022
Support the show: Patreon l Glow l Episode Transcript Guest: Daniel Hill How pervasive is white supremacy? How offended were you when you just read that last sentence? It's so pervasive that it's considered the baseline and that is part of our problem. How we does the Church and our culture learn to embrace theologies that aren't inherently elevating "whiteness". We as a church and a society have to stop ignoring race but must further educate ourselves and then act in accordance with...

Duration:00:46:28

Baby Dinosaurs on the Ark? with Janet Kellogg Ray

1/17/2022
Support the show: Patreon l Glow l Episode Transcript We've come along way as a species when it comes to science and faith but still, I think, so often miss it entirely. We assume one should do the job of the other and grow fearful when it can't. Listen in as Janet and I begin to open up what it's like to view science in a new light. Guest Bio: Janet Ray is an enthusiastic science communicator. She blogs at JanetKRay.com and on Facebook, focusing on contemporary issues in science,...

Duration:00:55:20

Idolatry, God's Kingdom, and The Church with Jason Miller

1/10/2022
Support the show: Patreon l Glow l Episode Transcript Have we made echo chambers our new idols? Progressives and Fundamentalists alike seem to think they've cornered the market on what church is, what God's Kingdom is, and why it matters... Guest Bio: Jason Miller is the founder and lead pastor of South Bend City Church, an eclectic Christian community known for its thoughtful teaching, inclusive vision, and commitment to its city context. An advocate for artists and peacemakers, his work...

Duration:00:46:24

ReRelease: Ableism, Prosperity Gospel, and the View from Rock Bottom with Stephanie Tait

1/3/2022
Support the show: Patreon l Glow l Episode Transcript A conversation on disabilities, the churches uneasiness with it, the prosperity gospel and so much more. Guest Bio: Stephanie Tait wears many hats. Blogger, speaker, author, wife, mother, Jesus follower. Her fifteen-years and counting battle with Lyme disease has reshaped her view on the goodness of God. She makes her home in Oregon, where she lives with her husband and two children. She shares her stories at...

Duration:01:05:44

Who and What is God - 2021

12/27/2021
Support the show: Patreon l Glow Each episode this year has brought an answer to a question that I think is so big. That question..."when we say God what are we actually trying to say?". Here are those answers, in part. Guest Music by Forrest Clay You can also find all the musical selections from all our episodes on our Spotify Playlist. Check out all the things over at the store...it's a great way to support the show www.canisaythisatchurch.com/store What are you waiting for; consider...

Duration:01:28:18