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Telling the Stories of Those Who Live and Work on the Spiritual Margins

Telling the Stories of Those Who Live and Work on the Spiritual Margins
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Telling the Stories of Those Who Live and Work on the Spiritual Margins

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Brian Kemp-Schlemmer [Updated] Gun-Toting Protesters and Sustainable Ministry

9/4/2019
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Join us for our updated conversation with Brian Kemp-Schlemmer of City Square Church in Phoenix, Arizona. Episode Highlights Include: [Update] Inviting Gun-Toting protestors to the conversation [Update] The challenge of community and personal sustainability City-Shaped Churches Would I Pastor if I wasn’t Paid? The difference between inputs and outputs Support us by: Subscribing to us [...]

Duration:00:40:26

Hannah Terry [Updated] – Refugees, Apartment Buildings, and the Work of God

8/22/2019
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Join us for our updated conversation with Hannah Terry of FAM Houston. Episode Highlights Include: [Update] How FAM Houston has grown and what Hannah has learned What happens when people from different walks of life begin to encounter each other The Missional Wisdom Foundation and living in intentional community Bridge building with refugees in apartment [...]

Duration:02:46:08

Stephanie Price [Updated] – Growing God’s Goodness on the Land

8/7/2019
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Join us for our updated conversation with Stephanie Price of The Land, an outdoor faith community in Aurora, Colorado. Episode Highlights Include: What happens when dreams meet bureaucracy The practice of patience How God has an answer for Stephanie’s every excuse Learning to lean into the unknown How to love your people more than an [...]

Duration:00:47:54

[Bonus] David Bailey – Imaginative Decentering

7/17/2019
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Join us for a little more of our conversation with David Bailey, Executive Director of Arrabon, where he talks about what it means for people of privilege to de-center themselves during the work of community building. If you haven’t heard it yet, check out our full conversation with David, Reconciling Communities Across Class and Race. [...]

Duration:00:05:04

David Bailey – Reconciling Communities Across Race and Class

7/10/2019
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Join us for a conversation with David Bailey, Executive Director of Arrabon, an organization that equips churches for the work of reconciliation. Episode Highlights Include: What a Biblical vision for reconciliation looks like (and how to be realistic about outcomes) Practicing reconciliation for youth through music The challenge of decentering ourselves in community, both in [...]

Duration:01:09:24

[Updated] Sean Steele – God’s Offensive Generosity

6/26/2019
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Join us for an updated re-release of our conversation with Sean Steele of St. Isidore’s Episcopal Church in Houston, TX. Episode Highlights Include: [New] Why Sean uses the term “midwife” rather than “church planter” to describe his work What it means to create brave space for excluded people The offensive generosity of free laundry, free [...]

Duration:01:17:11

Nicole Reilley – Spiritually Flourishing on the Titanic

6/19/2019
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Join us for a conversation with Nicole Reilley of Valencia United Methodist Church. Episode Highlights Include: How to spiritually flourish on the Titanic Mindfulness Meditation and Christian Formation Releasing Institutional Expectations (and Institutional Anxiety) Spiritual Dynamics for Religious Pioneers and Those Who Supervise Them Support us by: Subscribing to us on Apple Podcasts (or [...]

Duration:00:45:03

Kenda Creasy-Dean [Bonus] Surviving Shipwreck

6/13/2019
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Join us for a little more of our conversation with Kenda Creasy Dean of Princeton Theological Seminary and Ministry Incubators, where she talks about how communities survive shipwreck. If you haven’t heard it yet, check out our full conversation with Kenda, Youth Spirituality and the Advent of A New Church. Support us by: Subscribing to [...]

Duration:00:04:25

Kenda Creasy-Dean – Youth Spirituality and the Advent of A New Church

6/6/2019
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Join us for a conversation with Kenda Creasy Dean of Princeton Theological Seminary and Ministry Incubators. Episode Highlights Include: Why mainline Christians suck at spiritual formation The difference between good action and holy action How formation shifts when mainline Christians acknowledge they are a religious minority The Advent season of the American church Why teens [...]

Duration:00:50:11

[Bonus] Allen Buck: Smudging and Other Ways of Worship

5/29/2019
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Hear Allen Buck of Great Spirit United Methodist Church in Portland, OR share a little bit with us about his community’s particular worship practices, including what smudging is and how it’s used. To hear the rest of our conversation with Allen, click here or subscribe to us wherever you get your podcasts!

Duration:00:10:45

Allen Buck – Healing and Wisdom at Great Spirit UMC

5/22/2019
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Join us for a conversation with Allen Buck of Great Spirit United Methodist Church in Portland, OR. Episode Highlights Include: Allen’s journey from Oklahoma to Portland, Oregon. Native American ministry nested in American Christianity What it means to carry inter=generational trauma Worship that is authentically Native American and authentically Christian What Allen doesn’t know yet Support us [...]

Duration:00:44:42

Bonus: Randy Evans on Worship and Advocacy With Walking Tall

4/24/2019
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Join us for a conversation with Randy Evans of Walking Tall in Wilmington, NC Episode Highlights Include: Why you should quit using the word “Homeless” How Randy learned that the Christian way of life “is not a means to an end” Why church volunteers struggle to cultivate friendships with those who are unhoused The story of the time that Randy [...]

Duration:00:13:03

Randy Evans: Walking Tall With Our Unhoused Friends

4/17/2019
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Join us for a conversation with Randy Evans of Walking Tall in Wilmington, NC Episode Highlights Include: Why you should quit using the word “Homeless” How Randy learned that the Christian way of life “is not a means to an end” Why church volunteers struggle to cultivate friendships with those who are unhoused The story [...]

Duration:00:54:16

Chris Jenkins – Restoring Hope (and Houses)

4/3/2019
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Join us for a conversation with Chris Jenkins of Hope Restorations in Kinston, North Carolina, as he shares his journey from personal grief to community transformation. Hear him tell the story of how they’re restoring hope and houses in his rural community; why they focus on hiring those who typically find it difficult to find work, why true communion [...]

Duration:00:43:38

Greg Moore B-Side: Friendship and New Spiritual Communities

3/27/2019
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Join us for a little more of our conversation with Greg Moore, Executive Director of New Faith Communities for the North Carolina Annual Conference, as he shares more about what it means to center friendship in spiritual community (and measure whether you’re doing it well.) If you haven’t heard it yet, make sure to check out [...]

Duration:00:09:53

Greg Moore – Spiritual Community At the Rate of Friendship

3/21/2019
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Join us for a conversation with Greg Moore, Executive Director of New Faith Communities for the North Carolina Annual Conference, as he shares about cultivating spiritual community at the rate of friendship. Hear him share about his experience as a church planter, about the challenges of planting “oak tree churches”, the oft-confused difference between consumption [...]

Duration:00:38:49

Shawn Moore B-Side: What He Doesn’t Know Yet

3/13/2019
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Join us for a little more of our conversation with Shawn Moore of The Beloved United Methodist Church as he shares about what he doesn’t know yet. If you haven’t heard it yet, make sure to check out our full conversation with Shawn as well. You can become on our patron and unlock exclusive content [...]

Duration:00:02:22

Shawn Moore – Following Jesus In A Multicultural Community

3/7/2019
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Join us for a conversation with Shawn Moore of The Beloved United Methodist Church in Saint Paul, MN; as he shares about the journey of transforming his young, non-denominational church into an age-diverse, United Methodist community; about the centrality of daily obedience for spiritual growth; and how true multicultural community is more than a diversity [...]

Duration:00:41:12

Jerry Herships – [Updated] Extra Doses of Dignity

2/27/2019
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Join us for an updated re-release of our first-ever episode, a conversation with Jerry Herships from Afterhours Denver. Hear him talk about what’s new with AfterHours since 2016, his upcoming book, and a few words of lament, comfort, and hope for those feeling discouraged after the United Methodist General Conference in February, 2019. Highlights include:– [...]

Duration:01:17:47

Gavin Rogers B-Side: God On the Caravan, With the Poor, With the Rich

2/14/2019
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Join us for a little more of our conversation with Gavin Rogers of Travis Park United Methodist Church, as he shares about the story of one of the friends he made on the migrant caravan, and also how he has encountered God among the poor at Church Under the Bridge and among the rich at [...]

Duration:00:12:19