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Epsiode 42: Pride 2018

6/18/2018
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Pride week is wrapping up in Des Moines, and we are celebrating with the story of Kaitlyn and Nicole Finneran's love and faith. [Rebroadcast] downtowndisciples.org @DTdisciplesDSM

Duration:00:21:26

Episode 41: Third Birthday

6/4/2018
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Pentecost marks the third year of Downtown Disciples! This episode is a special celebration of our community.

Duration:00:13:35

Episode 40: We Belong to God

5/21/2018
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Bill Douglas' life has taken him from Pennsylvania to Brazil to Iowa; from the mission field to the center of Democratic Socialism. Nancy Thompson (episode 35) leads a conversation with him about his journey and his commitment to pacifism. Pastor Debbie joins for a discussion of Romans 8. downtowndisciples.org facebook.com/downtowndisciples @DTdisciplesDSM

Duration:00:15:09

Episode 39: Donna Red Wing (Rebroadcast)

5/7/2018
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We celebrate the life and mourn the death of longtime activist and friend of Downtown Disciples Donna Red Wing. In her honor, we offer this rebroadcast of a conversation between Donna, her wife Sumitra, and friend Mary Dyer following our screening of Proposition 9 hosted by Downtown Disciples last year.

Duration:00:19:29

Episode 38: The Nations, Pt. 2

4/23/2018
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This is the second half of Pastor Debbie’s conversation with Rich and Sheri Faye Rosendahl. Sheri discusses her upcoming book Not Your White Jesus, an evaluation of white American Christianity’s confrontation of social issues in comparison against the words of Jesus. They also discuss Matthew 25 and the implications that has for people of privilege as they try to follow Christ and be in...

Duration:00:15:41

Epsiode 37: The Nations, Pt. 1

4/7/2018
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A few years ago, Rich & Sheri Faye Rosendahl found their passion for the Middle East, found each other, and founded a relationship-building non-profit called The Nations. This is the first part of Pastor Debbie’s conversation with them, where they talk about their work of building relationships, following Christ, learning hospitality, traveling to Palestine and Lebanon, and breaking apart myths about the Middle...

Duration:00:19:20

Episode 36: Lent (rebroadcast)

3/26/2018
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Pastor Debbie and John Noble discuss the pain and difficult joy of Lent and the cross, and what it means to build a community that embraces hardship. Originally aired March 27, 2017. Listen for an update on our Holy Week happenings in 2018!

Duration:00:20:48

Episode 35: Change

3/12/2018
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As today's guest Nancy Thompson can attest, life changes, faith changes, and perception changes. But does God change? Nancy, Pastor Debbie, and the prophet Jonah proffer their insight and questions into that very conundrum.

Duration:00:18:54

Episode 34: Called to Be

2/26/2018
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ELCA pastor Emily Ewing shares their story of living into the call of queerness, ordained ministry, and immigrant rights activism. Emily and Pastor Debbie also discuss the Daughters of Zelophehad in Numbers 27, and the implications their story has for modern seekers of justice. And Harry Potter! Check us out at downtowndisciples.org http://facebook.com/downtowndisciples Twitter @DTdisciplesDSM Check Emily out...

Duration:00:24:03

Episode 33: Sheep, Goats, and Cancer

2/12/2018
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Amy Patterson is no stranger to death. On today’s episode, she shares her story of cancer, healing, and the deep sense of connection she feels to all that is. Pastor Debbie leads a discussion on Jesus’ Parable of the Sheep and the Goats.

Duration:00:24:03

Episode 32: One Humanity

1/29/2018
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Interfaith dialogue can be a prickly thing in our current society. Fatma, a life-long Muslim and Des Moines native, shares the story of her faith and why having that dialogue is such a passion for her.

Duration:00:20:32

Episode 31: Sacred Music

1/15/2018
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Kate Milligan believes all music is sacred. Here she shares her story of faith, music, and imagination with good friend Kathy Bernreuter and Pastor Debbie Griffin. Music in today’s show by Chad Elliott. More at chadelliott.net Find us at downtowndisciples.org or on Twitter, @DTdisciplesDSM

Duration:00:22:58

Episode 30: Salt

1/1/2018
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Kathy Bernrueter talks with pastor Debbie about seeking wholeness during a fractured period of life, and the unexpected experience of community that has led her into.

Duration:00:23:53

Episode 29: My Soul Doth Magnify the Lord

12/18/2017
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Minna Bothwell, ELCA pastor at Capitol Hill Lutheran Church here in Des Moines, is entering the Advent season carrying her own set of apprehension and hopes alongside those carried by Mary many years ago as she waits in expectation of her own child’s birth and the renewal of our grieving world. tinyURL.com/LikeMicahSurvey

Duration:00:17:34

Episode 28: Meet the Intern

12/4/2017
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Downtown Disciples Intern Haley Davis shares about her life and her passion for racial justice. Also, check out the listener survey for a chance to hear the full length conversation from one of our most popular episodes! tinyurl.com/LikeMichahSurvey

Duration:00:17:49

Episode 27: Hope

11/20/2017
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This episode marks one full year of production for Like Micah! In order to celebrate, we are bringing you a special episode on Hope with stories and music from many of our community members.

Duration:00:21:32

Episode 26: Abide with Me

11/5/2017
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Chad Brown shares his love for the Church and his passion to grow with it as a newly minted ELCA pastor.

Duration:00:21:00

Episode 25: The Aramaic Lord's Prayer

10/22/2017
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Paul Lemon, whose story you heard in episode 24, guides us through an explanation of and meditation on the Lords prayer. downtowndisciples.org @DTdisciplesDSM

Duration:00:24:52

Episode 24: Silence

10/9/2017
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Nineteen years ago Paul Lemon began to stop. After reaching a point of crisis in his life and spiritual journey, Paul turned to contemplative prayer as a way to stop, rest, and feel the reality of God. In this episode he describes that practice, the experiences that led to it, and the life that has since flowed from it. …….. downtowndisciples.org downtowndisciples@gmail.com @DTdisciplesDSM

Duration:00:21:31

Episode 23: Take this Cup

9/25/2017
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Angelo Luis is many things. One of the most defining things about him the call of chaplaincy he has chosen to live into. On this episode Angelo joins Pastor Debbie to talk about calling, death, and the power and mystery of the Spirit.

Duration:00:16:38