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Enemies - Live from Los Angeles

10/3/2017
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This is a special live episode recorded at The Liturigsts Gathering in Los Angeles, CA on September 15, 2017. Thanks Iris Chandler, Sarah Heath, William Matthews, Lisa Gungor, and Peter Rollins for joining us on this episode.

The Other Show

7/31/2017
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While Science Mike unpacks moving boxes and Michael Gungor is on tour with Gungor, we offer this "Best of The Liturgists Conversations" episode. Want to hear more like this? Join us on Patreon.

Pale Blue Dot

6/20/2017
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In this episode Science Mike and Michael Gungor talk about the psychological shift that comes with seeing the Earth from space with Guy Reid and Jacob Marshall. We also spoke with climate scientist Katharine Hayhoe about the science behind climate change, and what we can do to protect life on this planet. Watch Guy’s film OVERVIEW here to learn more about The Overview Effect. You can see more work by Guy at http://weareplanetary.com You can learn more about the work of Katharine Hayhoe on...

Spiritual Trauma

5/16/2017
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We’ve heard thousands of stories from people who’ve been hurt by someone in their faith communities–it’s one of the most common elements among The Liturgists. In this episode we discuss spiritual trauma: what it is, how to cope with it, and how to support others through it. Michael Gungor and Science Mike spoke with Hillary McBride, Teresa Pasquale Mateus, and Carol Howard Merritt about trauma in spiritual contexts.

Advocacy

3/21/2017
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How can we engage in effective advocacy that creates change? And how can we do so without losing hope? We talked to two experts in the world of social justice and advocacy to find out. Christena Cleveland is a social psychologist, public theologian, author and professor. She is the first Associate Professor of the Practice of Reconciliation at Duke University’s Divinity School and the author of Disunity in Christ: Uncovering the Hidden Forces that Keep Us Apart. You can learn more about her...

Duration:01:26:40

Fake News & Media Literacy

3/7/2017
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What’s fake news, and how can we spot it? This episode is about media literacy, and offers insights on how to spot fake news, as well as media bias, and skewed data. We talked with Clay Johnson, author of The Information Diet and the co-founder of Blue State Digital, the firm that built and managed Barack Obama’s online campaign for the presidency in 2008. Here’s a few resources to dig deeper: How to tell fake news from real news - TED Ed How to Spot Fake News - FactCheck.org

Duration:01:08:00

Bonus - Lent 2017

3/1/2017
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We've got a special edition of the podcast today featuring the first day of our Lent meditation. It's a Lectio Divina that we're doing daily on Patreon. Learn More

Duration:00:13:22

How Do We Know What We Know? (Epistemology)

2/20/2017
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We're talking about epistemology on this episode–the study of truth, belief, and justification. Sound boring? In the age of "fake news," this may be the most important topic we can cover.

Duration:01:12:21

Ableism

2/7/2017
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This episode is all about ableism–the conscious and unconcious ways that people tend to discrimnate against disabled people. Ginny Owens joined us to talk about her experiences as a blind muscian living and working in Nashville. You can learn more about Ginny and her music at ginnyowens.com. Heather Avis told us about her children with Down syndrome, and how people respond to them. Her book, The Lucky Few: Finding God's Best in the Most Unlikely Places, comes out March 21, 2017. Michele...

Duration:01:19:48

Parenting and Deconstruction

1/24/2017
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As a follow-up to Lost & Found and The Other Side of the Mattress, we respond to our most common request: an episode on how to talk to your kids during and after faith transitions.

Duration:01:19:35

A Christmas Story of Sorts

12/20/2016
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A special Christmas episode featuring highlights from our friends The Brilliance.

Duration:00:37:22

Suffering (Part 3)

11/29/2016
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This is the third in a three part series dealing with suffering: what is it, how do we cope with it, and how can we address it? Please consider joining with us to help provide clean drinking water to every person on this planet. Learn more at http://theliturgists.com/water

Duration:01:20:36

Suffering (Part 2)

11/15/2016
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This is the second in a three part series dealing with suffering: what is it, how do we cope with it, and how can we address it? Please consider joining with us to help provide clean drinking water to every person on this planet. Learn more at http://theliturgists.com/water

Duration:00:57:17

Suffering (Part 1)

11/1/2016
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This is the first in a three part series dealing with suffering: what is it, how do we cope with it, and how can we address it? Please consider joining with us to help provide clean drinking water to every person on this planet. Learn more at http://theliturgists.com/water

Duration:01:07:11

One Wild Life: Body (Part 5)

10/7/2016
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We've got a special series of podcasts this week exploring the themes and sounds of Gungor's new record One Wild Life: Body. This is the final album in the One Wild Life trilogy of records, and is available everywhere music is sold. Learn more at gungormusic.com.

Duration:00:32:29

One Wild Life: Body (Part 4)

10/6/2016
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We've got a special series of podcasts this week exploring the themes and sounds of Gungor's new record One Wild Life: Body. This is the final album in the One Wild Life trilogy of records, and is available everywhere music is sold. Learn more at gungormusic.com.

Duration:00:39:40

One Wild Life: Body (Part 3)

10/5/2016
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We've got a special series of podcasts this week exploring the themes and sounds of Gungor's new record One Wild Life: Body. This is the final album in the One Wild Life trilogy of records, and is available everywhere music is sold. Learn more at gungormusic.com.

Duration:00:33:43

One Wild Life: Body (Part 2)

10/4/2016
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We've got a special series of podcasts this week exploring the themes and sounds of Gungor's new record One Wild Life: Body. This is the final album in the One Wild Life trilogy of records, and is available everywhere music is sold. Learn more at gungormusic.com.

Duration:00:33:17

One Wild Life: Body (Part 1)

10/3/2016
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We've got a special series of podcasts this week exploring the themes and sounds of Gungor's new record One Wild Life: Body. This is the final album in the One Wild Life trilogy of records, and is available everywhere music is sold. Learn more at gungormusic.com.

Duration:00:28:46

Woman (Episode 40)

9/27/2016
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In this episode, we explore the sexism in the context of culture and the church. Featuring Austin Channing Brown, Caroline Lee, Christine Chester, Emily Capshaw, Lisa Gungor, and Rev. Sarah Heath.

Duration:01:43:07