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Ep. 8 April Stace

My conversation with April Stace about the role of music and worship in new faith communities. You can find April on Twitter. April is the author of Secular Music, Sacred Space and co-editor of Crossing Boundaries, Redefining Faith. Her forthcoming book is titled, Chaplain: Lessons from the Ledge Between Life and Death. Also mentioned in this episode: The Goonies Katy Perry Led Zeppelin U2 Pachelbel's Canon Anglo-Catholicism Brian McLaren Cedar Ridge Community Church Tom Keith on...

Duration: 01:07:10

Ep. 7 Jim Henderson

My conversation with Jim Henderson about his experience in ministry start up's and his new conference, Hack the Ministry. Jim's documentary, No Joke and tour dates can be found at NoJokeProject.com. Watch Jim's Tedx Talk on the three practices on YouTube. Jim has authored and co-authored several books including Evangelism Without Additives and Jim and Casper Go To Church (in which your's truly is mentioned). You can follow Jim on Twitter. Hack the Ministry happens on October 12 in...

Duration: 00:40:56

Ep. 6 Dan So (part two)

The second half of my conversation with Dan So of Anchor City Church in San Diego, CA. Click here to find the first half. Here's a list of resources mentioned during our conversation: Cyclical LA Ed Stetzer, Daniel Im and NewChurches.com Planting Missional Churches by Im and Stetzer Strengthfinders APEST Dan and I wrote a series of articles on faith and punk rock during Advent called, Out of Step. You can read my previous written interview with Dan here. Music created by Adam...

Duration: 00:38:14

Ep. 5 Lanecia Rouse Tinsley

My conversation with Lanecia Rouse Tinsley, artist in residence with Holy Family, a new church plant in Houston. Follow Lanecia on Instagram to see some of her incredible work in progress. Holy Family's grand opening is October 1. Here's a list of books, authors and links mentioned during our conversation: Lanecia features on Work of the People St. John's UMC (Yes, THAT St. John's! The one that Beyoncé recently visited) The Price of the Ticket by James Baldwin The Artisan Soul by...

Duration: 00:23:15

Ep. 4 Shalom Agtarap

My conversation with Shalom Agtarap, the Associate Director of Strategic Faith Community Development for the Pacific Northwest Conference of the United Methodist Church. You can find her on Twitter and Facebook. Here's a list of authors, leaders and links to subjects mentioned in our conversation: Martin Luther King, Jr. Audre Lorde Howard Thurman William Barber Poor People's Campaign Brian McLaren StrengthsFinder Music created by Adam Powell of Best Friends Creative. Subscribe...

Duration: 00:27:09

Ep. 3 Harvey

This week, I do not have a full episode for you due to the storm. But I did want to share some thoughts on faith communities and disasters. Listen and share. If you would like to contribute to relief efforts in Houston, I encourage you to visit http://epicenter.org/harvey. Thank you for the prayers and messages already received from so many of you. Subscribe to the podcast: Apple Podcasts | Google Play | Stitcher | SoundCloud | TuneIn | RSS

Duration: 00:04:12

Ep. 2 Dan So

My conversation with Dan So about hardcore bands, being a third culture kid and planting Anchor City Church in San Diego, CA. You can find Dan on Twitter. Follow Anchor City on Facebook and Twitter. Dan and I wrote a series of articles on faith and punk rock during Advent called, Out of Step. You can read my previous written interview with Dan here. Dan and Jeya recently spoke at the 1001 New Worshiping Communities conference in Florida. Watch their presentations on Facebook. Bands...

Duration: 01:00:00

Ep. 1 Anthony Smith

My conversation with Anthony Smith about his journey starting Mission House in Salisbury, NC. You can find Anthony on Facebook and Twitter. Mission House is also on Facebook and Twitter. Anthony's writing has appeared in books such as The Justice Project. Here's a list of books and authors mentioned in our conversation. bell hooks Pedagogy of the Oppressed by Paulo Freire Ecclesiogenesis by Leonardo Boff (a summary of base communities) Transforming Mission by David Bosch The Gospel...

Duration: 00:51:02


This introduction is simply a preview of a new podcast called A New Thing. New episodes featuring those that start new communities and those that inspire these leaders will be dropping soon. Stay tuned! In the meantime, visit digitaljasonevans.com to subscribe to the newsletter, follow on social media and semi-regular blog posts.

Duration: 00:01:21