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Welcome to the Beyond the Lines Podcast. In a world where there are a few loud voices spreading division and hatred, we want you to know that there are more of us who want Unity and Love. We are a part of a community of people who love despite differences and listen to the stories of those who have been marginalized. We love beyond the lines of differences so that our lives can be full of diversity. We listen because we believe in human dignity for all people. Come listen with us and join a movement of people who are willing to love all people at all times.

Welcome to the Beyond the Lines Podcast. In a world where there are a few loud voices spreading division and hatred, we want you to know that there are more of us who want Unity and Love. We are a part of a community of people who love despite differences and listen to the stories of those who have been marginalized. We love beyond the lines of differences so that our lives can be full of diversity. We listen because we believe in human dignity for all people. Come listen with us and join a movement of people who are willing to love all people at all times.

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United States

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Welcome to the Beyond the Lines Podcast. In a world where there are a few loud voices spreading division and hatred, we want you to know that there are more of us who want Unity and Love. We are a part of a community of people who love despite differences and listen to the stories of those who have been marginalized. We love beyond the lines of differences so that our lives can be full of diversity. We listen because we believe in human dignity for all people. Come listen with us and join a movement of people who are willing to love all people at all times.

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@CentralAZ

Language:

English

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2092599246


Episodes

Learning Painful Truths | Sonia Kuppinger and Julie Bean | Ep. 34

6/8/2022
When an opportunity comes to expand your understanding of the world, do you take it? Even if it means learning some painful truths? Today on the podcast we have two wonderful leaders from Central’s staff joining us to talk about a recent trip they took to the south. This trip wasn’t for pleasure or for relaxation, it was to learn about the awful truths of slavery in our country and how the effects of slavery are still being felt by our brothers and sisters of color. We talk about the value...

Duration:00:33:47

Listening to a Muslim Imam | Didmar Faja | Ep. 33

5/25/2022
How can we better listen to and love our Muslim neighbors? It all begins with getting to know them as people and hearing their stories. Today on the podcast, we have A delightful conversation with Imam Didmar Faja. An Imam is a Muslim religious leader and teacher. In our conversation with Imam Didmar we get an amazing opportunity to hear his perspective on September 11th and how his Muslim community was affected. We also get to understand better some of the similarities Christians share...

Duration:00:45:14

In a State of Survival | Dwight Crocker | Ep. 32

5/11/2022
What happens when survival is all you can think about and when the education you have been given doesn’t allow you to consider all of the options available to you? Sometimes people make bad decision because of the terrible situations they are born in. Today on the podcast we have Dwight Crocker. Dwight is one of the pastors on our church’s staff and he has an incredible story to share with us. Find out how poverty in his mother’s life led her to have a warrant out for her arrest because she...

Duration:00:43:41

From Wealth to Homelessness to Hope | Justin Harvey | Ep. 31

4/27/2022
Homelessness continues to rise in the United States. How can we better love our sisters and brothers who have hit rock bottom and are living on the streets? Four years ago you could have found Justin drunk and on the streets of Phoenix, but today he is the founder of several business including a non-profit. He has created an organization that is designed to help others like him find hope in the midst of their darkness on the streets. Join us today as we hear his powerful story and learn a...

Duration:00:41:01

When is Evangelism Harmful? | Tom Kopp | Ep. 30

4/13/2022
When is Evangelism Harmful? How have Christians missed the mark in how they share the good news? Where do we need to apologize for our bad behavior and how can we change in order to love better? For this special Easter episode of Beyond the Lines we have Tom Kopp on the podcast to talk about the good news. Tom Kopp is a pastor at Central and a guy who loves evangelism but maybe not the evangelism you were taught. We can't wait for you to hear this episode of Beyond the Lines!

Duration:00:41:22

What is Christian Deconstruction | Zach Davies | Ep. 29

3/30/2022
What is Christian Deconstruction and should we fear it? Deconstruction has become a buzz word over the last year in the Christian community so we wanted to have a conversation about what it is and how we can love those who might be experiencing it. Maybe you're deconstructing your faith right now, we may have some helpful insights for you as well, but please don’t take my word for it. Listen to the podcast today and decide for yourself as you figure out your own journey with...

Duration:00:38:48

Native American Theology and Taking God Out of the Box | Richard Twiss | Ep. 28

3/16/2022
How do we better listen to indigenous people and learn more about God in the process? Today on the podcast we are discussing a fantastic speech from Native American Theologian Richard Twiss. We talk about how native people have been excluded from the theological conversation in church history and how we can start changing that. We all miss out on when we choose to dismiss other people’s understanding of God because it seems weird to us. We discuss how this could be because in our pride we...

Duration:00:54:08

Building Relationships with Muslims and Jews | Josh Prather | Ep. 27

3/2/2022
How can Christians do a better job of building relationships with Jews and Muslims? Today on the podcast we have Josh Prather who is the pastor of Pioneering at Redemption Church in Phoenix. We talk about how Christians can learn a lot from visiting a Mosque or a Synagogue. We talk how those of us in the west need to start seeking out and listening to our sisters and brothers from the global church. Also, what does this all have to do with learning to choose suffering in our everyday lives?...

Duration:00:48:01

Deaf People Can Do Everything Except Hear | Hailey Simon | Ep. 26

2/16/2022
Deaf people can do everything those with hearing can do except hear. Where have we failed to love the deaf community and what can we learn from them about how to view our world? Today on the podcast we have two incredible guests in Hailey and Julia. Hailey has been deaf her entire life and has faced some challenges because of that. Julia is her mother and has been Hailey’s faithful advocate when hearing people choose not to listen. We talk about stereotypes that have been perpetuated in...

Duration:00:43:34

Why Christians Need Unity | Joe Tosini | Ep. 25

2/2/2022
Christians need unity. How do we know that? Because Jesus' longest prayer was for his followers to have unity. Joe Tosini is the founder of the John 17 Movement. John17 is designed to be a tool for unity. We talk about the reasons why Christians have become so divided and why our history is full of hostility toward one another and the world. Join us today as we talk with Joe Tosini about what it means to love one another. Show Notes: Special Event in Phoenix Area: To Be Announced Learn...

Duration:00:53:23

Acknowledging the Errors of the Church | Ep. 24

1/19/2022
The Christian church is full of people, so it should be no surprise that it has a history full of errors. Some of these errors are racism, complicity, and segregation. Today on the podcast we reflect on an interview with Reverend David Wade. We talk about the beauty of the black church’s faith despite the long tragic history of mistreatment they have endured in the United States. We also talk about why 11am on Sunday can still be the most segregated hour in Christian America and what we can...

Duration:01:01:36

How a Difficult Past Can Create a Successful Future | David Prian | Ep. 23

1/5/2022
Today we listen to an ex-convict, David Prian, give his story on how he turned his life around. Spoiler: it wasn't easy. David Prian had to deal with a lot of stereotyping that made it hard for him to succeed. Nevertheless, today, David has started and owns multiple successful businesses and serves the homeless. He is truly an incredible person and his life begs the question, "what are we all missing out on when we don't give people a second chance?" Show Notes: Inspired Marketing:...

Duration:00:41:13

How to Get Along with Family This Christmas | Lisa & Cal Jernigan | Ep. 22

12/15/2021
How do we get along with our family this Christmas and Holiday season? Sometimes family conflict can leave Christmas dinner tasting sour. How can you prepare yourself now so that we can have a Christmas that we want to remember with our families later. It is possible! Join us as we learn from the Lisa & Cal Jernigan on how to manage conflict during the holidays!

Duration:00:47:08

Preventing Identity-Based Violence | Rachel Brown | Ep. 21

12/1/2021
Preventing violence in our communities and nation starts with us. Together we can be a part of making a difference in the world. Identity-based violence is being spread by a few loud voices, but more of us want unity and understanding. Together we can rise up above violence and prevent it from silencing minorities and marginalized communities. Rachel Brown is a brilliant historian and researcher at an organization called Over Zero. Over Zero is using communication to prevent, resist and...

Duration:00:48:51

Is Learning Something New Worth It? | Beyond The Lines Ep. 20

11/17/2021
Welcome to the special Thanksgiving Episode of the Beyond The Lines Podcast! In this episode, we are breaking down how we've grown and what we learned throughout this journey of loving beyond the lines. And of course we are so thankful for you to have been listening alongside us. Enjoy the episode and Happy Thanksgiving! Get access to exclusive content and watch the video podcast on our YouTube! www.youtube.com/channel/UC6sLXxSC0KKjrqL1cq6080g

Duration:00:41:52

Native American History and Heritage | Mikhail and Charissa Sundust | Beyond The Lines Ep. 19

11/3/2021
Native American Heritage and History has long been ignored in the history of the Western world. Native and Indigenous people from all over North and South America have suffered and lost their culture through colonization. Today we get the opportunity to hear the person perspective and history of Mikhail and Charissa Sundust and what they are learning from their own native heritage and parents. Get access to exclusive content and watch the video podcast on our YouTube!...

Duration:00:41:59

Why Single Moms are Heroes | Renee Bennett | Beyond The Lines Ep. 18

10/20/2021
Single Moms are often judged because of their circumstances. They don't feel accepted for who they are and very few people want to actually listen to their stories. Renee Bennet shows us that this practice isn't based in truth. It is based in fear. In reality, Single Moms are some of the greatest heroes we should all look up to. Get access to exclusive content and watch the video podcast on our YouTube! www.youtube.com/channel/UC6sLXxSC0KKjrqL1cq6080g

Duration:00:32:45

Reflecting On Mental Health | Beyond The Lines Ep. 17

10/6/2021
Join us this week on the Beyond The Lines Podcast as hosts Jon Miller, Clayton Eddleman, and DJ Heyward reflect on the past couple of episodes on Suicide Prevention, Addiction, and Central Christian Church's Through The Valley series. Get access to exclusive content and watch the video podcast on our YouTube! www.youtube.com/channel/UC6sLXxSC0KKjrqL1cq6080g Show Notes: How to Best Love People Dealing with Addiction: https://youtu.be/TIG2fop0QfE How to Talk to Someone Considering Suicide:...

Duration:00:39:19

How to Best Love People Dealing with Addiction | David Wilinski | Beyond The Lines Ep. 16

9/22/2021
As Christians, we are called to love others in a way that is Christ-like. So how do you best love someone who has an addiction? So often we want to help but we don't know how or what to do. In this episode of Beyond The Lines, Central Christian Church's Cares Pastor, David Wilinski provides practical ways that we can love them while giving them grace, truth, and time. Get access to exclusive content and watch the video podcast on our YouTube!...

Duration:00:39:09

How to Help Someone Who Has Suicidal Thoughts | Mark Faul | Beyond The Lines Ep. 15

9/8/2021
How are we supposed to help someone who has suicidal thoughts? Suicidal thoughts are far more common than you might think. Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the US. In 2019 it claimed the lives of over 47,500 Americans (CDC). The good news is that suicide is preventable. You can be a part of a group who knows how to help those are struggling with suicidal thoughts. With a little training anyone can save a life. Join us on this week of Beyond The Lines as we talk with suicide...

Duration:00:45:38