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Justice. Mercy. Faith.

Religion & Spirituality Podcasts

Spoken word essays from contributors of The Christian Citizen, author interviews, and conversation on issues pertaining to justice, mercy, and faith. Through The Christian Citizen, we seek to shape a mind among American Baptists and others on matters of public concern by providing a forum for diverse voices living and working at the intersection of faith and politics, discipleship and citizenship.

Spoken word essays from contributors of The Christian Citizen, author interviews, and conversation on issues pertaining to justice, mercy, and faith. Through The Christian Citizen, we seek to shape a mind among American Baptists and others on matters of public concern by providing a forum for diverse voices living and working at the intersection of faith and politics, discipleship and citizenship.

Location:

King of Prussia, PA

Description:

Spoken word essays from contributors of The Christian Citizen, author interviews, and conversation on issues pertaining to justice, mercy, and faith. Through The Christian Citizen, we seek to shape a mind among American Baptists and others on matters of public concern by providing a forum for diverse voices living and working at the intersection of faith and politics, discipleship and citizenship.

Language:

English

Contact:

6107682315


Episodes

School’s out for summer—Counting the cost

6/24/2021
In this mini-episode, the Rev. Dr. Debora Jackson reads her essay, “School’s out for summer—Counting the cost.” At The Christian Citizen, we’re passionate about justice, mercy, and faith. We produce award-winning content that is provocative, timely, and relevant. What started 25 years ago as a print-only publication is now a digital-first multi-platform media brand. We’ve added an award-winning weekly e-newsletter, this podcast, and a growing presence on social media. Now, for the first...

Duration:00:10:08

Holy places and learnings as we emerge from the pandemic

6/22/2021
Christian Citizen editor Curtis Ramsey-Lucas sits down with the Rev. Travis Norvell, a pastor in Minneapolis whose church is located just blocks from George Floyd Square. They discuss how the Church can be present in the holy space of similar places around the country and what ministry looks like as we emerge from a pandemic. At The Christian Citizen, we’re passionate about justice, mercy, and faith. We produce award-winning content that is provocative, timely, and relevant. What started 25...

Duration:00:23:17

Can you offer grace to yourself?

6/17/2021
In this mini-episode, the Rev. Margaret Marcuson reads her essay, “Can you offer grace to yourself?” At The Christian Citizen, we’re passionate about justice, mercy, and faith. We produce award-winning content that is provocative, timely, and relevant. What started 25 years ago as a print-only publication is now a digital-first multi-platform media brand. We’ve added an award-winning weekly e-newsletter, this podcast, and a growing presence on social media. Now, for the first time, we’re...

Duration:00:09:24

#InThisTogether: Ministry in Times of Crisis (Part III)

6/15/2021
Christian Citizen editor Curtis Ramsey-Lucas sits down with Margaret Marcuson, Matthew Crebbin and Michael Woolf for a conversation around their respective contributions to the book, “#InThisTogether: Ministry in Times of Crisis,” on what we've learned about the Church, our communities, and ourselves during the pandemic and other crises our nation has faced over the last year. At The Christian Citizen, we’re passionate about justice, mercy, and faith. We produce award-winning content that...

Duration:00:45:06

Embracing equality and justice: Opposing Christian nationalism

6/10/2021
In this mini-episode, the Rev. Dr. Mae Elise Cannon reads her essay, “Embracing equality and justice: Opposing Christian nationalism.” At The Christian Citizen, we’re passionate about justice, mercy, and faith. We produce award-winning content that is provocative, timely, and relevant. What started 25 years ago as a print-only publication is now a digital-first multi-platform media brand. We’ve added an award-winning weekly e-newsletter, this podcast, and a growing presence on social media....

Duration:00:07:55

#InThisTogether: Ministry in Times of Crisis (Part II)

6/8/2021
Christian Citizen editor Curtis Ramsey-Lucas sits down with Debora Jackson and Marvin McMickle for a conversation around their respective contributions to the book, “#InThisTogether: Ministry in Times of Crisis,” on what we've learned about the Church, our communities, and ourselves during the pandemic and other crises our nation has faced over the last year. At The Christian Citizen, we’re passionate about justice, mercy, and faith. We produce award-winning content that is provocative,...

Duration:00:47:00

Devotion and honor, not violence

6/3/2021
In this mini-episode, the Rev. Sandra Dorsainvil reads her essay, “Devotion and honor, not violence.” At The Christian Citizen, we’re passionate about justice, mercy, and faith. We produce award-winning content that is provocative, timely, and relevant. What started 25 years ago as a print-only publication is now a digital-first multi-platform media brand. We’ve added an award-winning weekly e-newsletter, this podcast, and a growing presence on social media. Now, for the first time, we’re...

Duration:00:07:53

#InThisTogether: Ministry in Times of Crisis (Part I)

6/1/2021
Christian Citizen editor Curtis Ramsey-Lucas sits down with Greg Mamula and Angela Gorrell for a conversation around their respective contributions to the book, “#InThisTogether: Ministry in Times of Crisis,” on what we've learned about the Church, our communities, and ourselves during the pandemic and other crises our nation has faced over the last year. At The Christian Citizen, we’re passionate about justice, mercy, and faith. We produce award-winning content that is provocative, timely,...

Duration:00:48:31

Mental illness and the Black church

5/20/2021
In this mini-episode, the Rev. Dr. Greg Johnson reads his essay, “Mental illness and the Black church,” and is followed by Christian Citizen editor Curtis Ramsey-Lucas reading his reflection on, “Mental Health Awareness Month being a good time to start or expand a mental health ministry in your church and community.” At The Christian Citizen, we’re passionate about justice, mercy, and faith. We produce award-winning content that is provocative, timely, and relevant. What started 25 years...

Duration:00:12:19

Standing Together with the Baptist World Alliance

5/18/2021
Rev. Dr. Elijah Brown, President and CEO of the Baptist World Alliance, joins Christian Citizen editor Curtis Ramsey-Lucas for a conversation about the work and mission of the BWA. At The Christian Citizen, we’re passionate about justice, mercy, and faith. We produce award-winning content that is provocative, timely, and relevant. What started 25 years ago as a print-only publication is now a digital-first multi-platform media brand. We’ve added an award-winning weekly e-newsletter, this...

Duration:00:24:39

Mental health ministry—Beginning with worship

5/13/2021
In this mini-episode, the Rev. Megan Snell reads their essay, “Mental health ministry—Beginning with worship.” At The Christian Citizen, we’re passionate about justice, mercy, and faith. We produce award-winning content that is provocative, timely, and relevant. What started 25 years ago as a print-only publication is now a digital-first multi-platform media brand. We’ve added an award-winning weekly e-newsletter, this podcast, and a growing presence on social media. Now, for the first...

Duration:00:06:48

Going beyond what is by imagining and creating what could be

5/11/2021
Brian Rubin, a consultant, facilitator, speaker and Community Fellow with Harwood Studio, joins Christian Citizen editor Curtis Ramsey-Lucas for a conversation on going beyond what is, by imagining and creating what could be. At The Christian Citizen, we’re passionate about justice, mercy, and faith. We produce award-winning content that is provocative, timely, and relevant. What started 25 years ago as a print-only publication is now a digital-first multi-platform media brand. We’ve added...

Duration:00:23:24

‘Kumbayah’ is no joking matter

4/29/2021
In this mini-episode, the Rev. Donald Ng reads his essay, “‘Kumbayah’ is no joking matter.” At The Christian Citizen, we’re passionate about justice, mercy, and faith. We produce award-winning content that is provocative, timely, and relevant. What started 25 years ago as a print publication is now a digital-first multi-platform publication. We’ve added an award-winning weekly e-newsletter, this podcast, and a growing presence on social media. Now, for the first time, we’re adding a member...

Duration:00:08:15

Pursuing innovative and entrepreneurial models of ministry

4/27/2021
Christian Citizen editor Curtis Ramsey-Lucas talks with Rev. Lauren Lisa Ng, director of Leadership Empowerment at the American Baptist Home Mission Societies, about her work with emerging leaders pursuing innovative and entrepreneurial models of ministry, and about her advocacy in response to the rise in anti-Asian violence. At The Christian Citizen, we’re passionate about justice, mercy, and faith. We produce award-winning content that is provocative, timely, and relevant. What started 25...

Duration:00:21:49

Go in Peace

4/23/2021
In this mini-episode, Christian Citizen editor Curtis Ramsy-Lucas reads his essay, “Go in Peace,” a reflection on the song of the same name by Sam Baker. At The Christian Citizen, we’re passionate about justice, mercy, and faith. We produce award-winning content that is provocative, timely, and relevant. What started 25 years ago as a print publication is now a digital-first multi-platform publication. We’ve added an award-winning weekly e-newsletter, this podcast, and a growing presence on...

Duration:00:06:51

Recognizing, and practicing, the things that make for peace

4/1/2021
The Rev. John Zehring, author, former pastor, and regular Christian Citizen contributor, joins Curtis Ramsy-Lucas for a conversation on recognizing, and practicing, the things that make for peace. At The Christian Citizen, we’re passionate about justice, mercy, and faith. We produce award-winning content that is provocative, timely, and relevant. What started 25 years ago as a print publication is now a digital-first multi-platform publication. We’ve added an award-winning weekly...

Duration:00:28:00

An Invitation to Everyday Discipleship

3/26/2021
The Rev. Dr. Greg Mamula, associate executive minister of the American Baptist Churches of Nebraska and author of Table Life: An Invitation to Everyday Discipleship, joins Christian Citizen editor Curtis Ramsey-Lucas for a conversation about his book and ministry in times of Crisis. And we conclude today’s episode with a reading by Rev. Lauren Lisa Ng, Director of Leadership Empowerment at the American Baptist Home Mission Societies, of her poem: “The Game Board: Second Generation Chinese...

Duration:00:36:12

Social awareness in ministry

3/25/2021
Dr. Sarah Drummond, founding dean, Andover Newton Seminary at Yale, and Dr. Jeffrey Haggray, Executive Director of the American Baptist Home Mission Societies and CEO of Judson Press, join Christian Citizen editor Curtis Ramsey Lucas for a conversation on ministry and social awareness. At The Christian Citizen, we’re passionate about justice, mercy, and faith. We produce award-winning content that is provocative, timely, and relevant. What started 25 years ago as a print publication is now...

Duration:01:04:24

“Adjunctifying” the church: How sustainable is this?

3/24/2021
Dr. Rachael Lawrence, acting pastor of Second Baptist Church in Suffield, Connecticut and assistant director at the Center for Educational Policy at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, joins Christian Citizen editor Curtis Ramsey Lucas for a conversation about the sustainability of the adjunctifying of the pastoral role within the church due to financial constraints. At The Christian Citizen, we’re passionate about justice, mercy, and faith. We produce award-winning content that is...

Duration:00:28:46

Where is God when it comes to mental illness?

3/23/2021
The Rev. Megan Snell, a clinical spiritual advisor and former pastor of several United Church of Christ churches in the Boston metropolitan area, joins Christian Citizen editor Curtis Ramsey Lucas for a conversation on clergy mental health as well as how clergy can provide support to their congregations. At The Christian Citizen, we’re passionate about justice, mercy, and faith. We produce award-winning content that is provocative, timely, and relevant. What started 25 years ago as a print...

Duration:00:23:07