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The Faith and Race Podcast is designed to help churches of all colors host constructive dialogue about faith, race, and the Church. Every episode has a specific focus so as to intentionally think about the intersection of history, institutions, scripture, prayer, race, and justice. The audio recordings will help bring the diverse insights and experiences of interviewees into churches, homes, and hearts across Missouri and beyond. For the first season, all of the interviewees are African-American Methodists from Missouri, each with a powerful story to tell. In addition to the podcast, a small group curriculum is also available to help guide groups to discuss the issues raised in each episode and what these issues might look like in their church or community.

The Faith and Race Podcast is designed to help churches of all colors host constructive dialogue about faith, race, and the Church. Every episode has a specific focus so as to intentionally think about the intersection of history, institutions, scripture, prayer, race, and justice. The audio recordings will help bring the diverse insights and experiences of interviewees into churches, homes, and hearts across Missouri and beyond. For the first season, all of the interviewees are African-American Methodists from Missouri, each with a powerful story to tell. In addition to the podcast, a small group curriculum is also available to help guide groups to discuss the issues raised in each episode and what these issues might look like in their church or community.
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Ferguson, MO

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The Faith and Race Podcast is designed to help churches of all colors host constructive dialogue about faith, race, and the Church. Every episode has a specific focus so as to intentionally think about the intersection of history, institutions, scripture, prayer, race, and justice. The audio recordings will help bring the diverse insights and experiences of interviewees into churches, homes, and hearts across Missouri and beyond. For the first season, all of the interviewees are African-American Methodists from Missouri, each with a powerful story to tell. In addition to the podcast, a small group curriculum is also available to help guide groups to discuss the issues raised in each episode and what these issues might look like in their church or community.

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English


Episodes

Season 2, Episode 8: Racial Autobiographies

12/19/2016
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The Faith and Race Podcast is designed to help churches of all backgrounds host constructive dialogue about faith, race, and the Church. Every episode has a specific focus so as to intentionally think about the intersection of history, institutions, scripture, prayer, race, and justice. The audio recordings will help bring the diverse insights and experiences of interviewees into churches, homes, and hearts across Missouri and beyond. For the first season, all of the interviewees are...

Duration: 00:20:40


Season 2 Ep 7: Lia McInstosh

12/12/2016
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The Faith and Race Podcast is designed to help churches of all backgrounds host constructive dialogue about faith, race, and the Church. Every episode has a specific focus so as to intentionally think about the intersection of history, institutions, scripture, prayer, race, and justice. The audio recordings will help bring the diverse insights and experiences of interviewees into churches, homes, and hearts across Missouri and beyond. For the first season, all of the interviewees are...

Duration: 00:27:43


Season 2 Episode 6: Karen Yang

11/28/2016
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The Faith and Race Podcast is designed to help churches of all backgrounds host constructive dialogue about faith, race, and the Church. Every episode has a specific focus so as to intentionally think about the intersection of history, institutions, scripture, prayer, race, and justice. The audio recordings will help bring the diverse insights and experiences of interviewees into churches, homes, and hearts across Missouri and beyond. For the first season, all of the interviewees are...

Duration: 00:25:03


Season 2 Ep2: Rev David Gilmore

11/1/2016
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The Faith and Race Podcast is designed to help churches of all backgrounds host constructive dialogue about faith, race, and the Church. Every episode has a specific focus so as to intentionally think about the intersection of history, institutions, scripture, prayer, race, and justice. The audio recordings will help bring the diverse insights and experiences of interviewees into churches, homes, and hearts across Missouri and beyond. For the first season, all of the interviewees are...

Duration: 00:21:46


Ep. 1: Rev David Hartsfield

10/25/2016
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The Faith and Race Podcast is designed to help all churches host constructive dialogue about faith, race, and the Church. Every episode has a specific focus so as to intentionally think about the intersection of history, institutions, scripture, prayer, race, and justice. The audio recordings will help bring the diverse insights and experiences of interviewees into churches, homes, and hearts across Missouri and beyond. For the first season, all of the interviewees are African-American...

Duration: 00:26:06


Ep. 8 - Rev. Tina Harris: Who Are We And Who Can We Be?

3/30/2016
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About Today's Episode: In today’s interview, we will listen to the experiences of Rev. Tina Harris, pastor of Grand Avenue Temple (UMC) in Kansas City. Rev. Harris discusses diversity and her experience navigating different worlds and contexts. Today’s episode will be shorter than usual to allow for time to discuss the first season of the podcast as a whole. The following is the preliminary version of the Faith and Race Small Group Curriculum. If you have not read the "Before You Begin"...

Duration: 00:13:06


BONUS MATERIAL: Ep. 7 - Rev. Dr. Cassandra Gould: Institutional Racism and Justice Movements, Then and Now

3/24/2016
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We unfortunately weren't able to fit the following clips into the original episode due to time constraints, but we still wanted to give you a chance to listen! The four clips cover social media, respectability, hope, and schools.Rev. Dr. Gould has served as the pastor of Quinn Chapel African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church in Jefferson City since 2010. In addition, she also serves as the Vice President of the African American Clergy Coalition of Mid-Missouri and the Executive Director of...

Duration: 00:06:26


Ep. 7 - Rev. Dr. Cassandra Gould: Institutional Racism and Justice Movements, Then and Now"

3/23/2016
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About Today's Episode: Today’s interview with Rev. Dr. Cassandra Gould will discuss institutional sin, prophetic ministry, and freedom movements across time. Rev. Dr. Gould has served as the pastor of Quinn Chapel African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church in Jefferson City since 2010. In addition, she also serves as the Vice President of the African American Clergy Coalition of Mid-Missouri and the Executive Director of an interfaith organization known as Missouri Faith Voices. The...

Duration: 00:25:28


Ep. 6 - Patricia Flernoy: White Flight and the Story of a Black Female Police Officer

3/16/2016
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About Today's Episode: In today’s episode, a retired police officer and longtime member of Asbury United Methodist church, Patricia Flernoy, shares her experience living and working in North City in St. Louis Missouri. In the first segment of this interview, Pat shares with us her reflections on being an African American woman in the St. Louis police force and the role her faith has played in her professional life. The second part of the interview details the changes that her neighborhood,...

Duration: 00:20:35


BONUS MATERIAL: Ep. 5 - Rev. Dr. William L. Johnson, III: Black Theology

3/10/2016
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We unfortunately weren't able to fit the following clips into the original episode due to time constraints, but we still wanted to give you a chance to listen! The twoclips coverthe origins of the AME Zion Church and the commonalities across different Methodist denominations.Rev. Dr. William L. Johnson, III, is a St. Louis native who has served as a presiding elder and as a pastor of several African Methodist Episcopal Zion churches across the country. Rev. Dr. Johnson currently serves as...

Duration: 00:03:22


Ep. 5 - Rev. Dr. William L. Johnson, III: Black Theology

3/9/2016
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About Today's Episode: Today’s episode with Rev. Dr. William L. Johnson, III examines a theology of racial justice and reconciliation. Rev. Dr. Johnson is a St. Louis native who has served as a presiding elder and as a pastor of several African Methodist Episcopal Zion churches across the country. Rev. Dr. Johnson currently serves as a Chaplain at Christian Hospital in St. Louis and as the Minister of Young Adult and Cross-Cultural Outreach at University United Methodist Church. The...

Duration: 00:23:58


Ep. 4 - Lealure Tindall: Racial Justice in Rural Settings

3/2/2016
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About Today's Episode: While most episodes in this podcast have featured leaders from Kansas City St. Louis, today’s episode featuring lifetime Fayette resident Lealure Tindall will examine what racial justice looks like in a rural setting. Ms. Tindall’s experience shows us that racial justice for Missourians is not just an urban issue. The following is the preliminary version of the Curriculum for Week 4. The episodes are meant to be listened to and discussed in order so please start at...

Duration: 00:18:50


BONUS MATERIAL: Ep. 3 - Dr. Leah Gunning Francis: Ferguson and Faith

2/25/2016
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We unfortunately weren't able to fit the following clips into the original episode due to time constraints, but we still wanted to give you a chance to listen! The four clips coverthe challenges faced by justice-minded pastors, "god moments," the Mother's March, and hope.Dr. Gunning Francis is the current Associate Dean for Contextual Education at Eden Theological Seminary in St. Louis and will be starting as the Dean of the Faculty at Christian Theological Seminary in Indianapolis in the...

Duration: 00:09:43


Ep. 3 - Dr. Leah Gunning Francis: Ferguson and Faith

2/24/2016
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About Today's Episode: Today’s episode approaches the subject of Ferguson through Dr. Leah Gunning Francis’s new book, Ferguson and Faith: Sparking Leadership & Awakening Community. A United Methodist layperson, Dr. Gunning Francis is the current Associate Dean for Contextual Education at Eden Theological Seminary in St. Louis and will be starting as the Dean of the Faculty at Christian Theological Seminary in Indianapolis in the fall of 2016. The following is the preliminary version of...

Duration: 00:24:56


BONUS MATERIAL: Ep. 2 - Dr. Arnold Parks and Dr. John Wright: The Past's Presence

2/18/2016
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We unfortunately weren't able to fit the following clips into the original episode due to time constraints, but we still wanted to give you a chance to listen! The three clips covermoney's role in race relations, women in the church, and Dr. Parks and Dr. Wright's personal observations on race in the educational system. Dr. Parks served as a sociology professor at Lincoln University in Jefferson City and now serves as the pastor of Paris Fork United Methodist in Fulton, MO, and St Paul in...

Duration: 00:05:54


Ep. 2 - Dr. Arnold Parks and Dr. John Wright: The Past's Presence

2/17/2016
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About Today's Episode: This episode’s interview with Dr. Arnold Parks and Dr. John Wright focuses on history and how it has shaped our world and our church. Dr. Parks served as a sociology professor at Lincoln University in Jefferson City and now serves as the pastor of Paris Fork United Methodist in Fulton, MO, and St Paul in New Bloomfield, MO. Dr. Wright worked for many years as an administrator and teacher in the St. Louis Public Schools, and is a longtime member of Grace United...

Duration: 00:23:37


Ep. 1 - Rev. Dr. Cody Collier: Why We Need to Talk About Race

2/10/2016
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About Today's Episode: Today’s interview with Rev. Dr. Cody Collier centers on why people of faith need to talk about race and what are some good practices for these important conversations. A United Methodist minister, Rev. Dr. Collier has pastored churches in Georgia, Tennessee, and Missouri. He has also served in various administrative roles, including as District Superintendent and in his current role as Special Assistant to the Bishop for Leadership Development. In addition, Rev. Dr....

Duration: 00:23:37


Faith and Race Podcast Teaser

1/28/2016
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The Faith and Race Podcast is designed to help churches of all colors host constructive dialogue about faith, race, and the Church. Every episode has a specific focus so as to intentionally think about the intersection of history, institutions, scripture, prayer, race, and justice. The audio recordings will help bring the diverse insights and experiences of interviewees into churches, homes, and hearts across Missouri and beyond. For the first season, all of the interviewees are...