EPISODE 24: LISA SHARON HARPER
EPISODE 12: AUSTIN CHANNING BROWN
In this episode Lisa talks about how she fell in love with the idea of "Shalom", how it should inform how we live out our faith, and her new book "The Very Good Gospel: How Everything Wrong Can Be Made Right".
Interviewer: Mira Joyner & Jen Fisher
From Ferguson to New York to Germany, Lisa has been leading trainings and helping mobilize clergy and community leaders around shared values for the common good as Sojourners Chief Church Engagement Officer. Through preaching, writing, training, network development, and public witness Ms. Harper engages the church in the work of justice and peacemaking.
To follow more of Lisa's work, visit lisasharonharper.com
EPISODE 6: NIKKI LERNER
In this episode Austin Channing Brown discusses racial justice, why the scripture can sometimes be complicit in racism, why the term "White Supremacy" might be more prevalent than we think and why there is hope for reconciliation between the majority and minority groups here in the US.
Interviewer: Jonathan Williams
Austin is a Resident Director and Multicultural Liaison for Calvin College by day and a writer by night. She is passionate about the work of racial justice and reconciliation, especially as modeled and led by women.
To get more info about Austin, visit austinchanning.com
In this episode, Nikki and her band (David Lerner, David Phillips & Stephen Waddy) talk about cultural assumptions, racial tension, Black Lives Matter and how the church should be leading the conversation on racial reconciliation.
Interviewers: Jonathan Williams and Ben Grace
Nikki is a songwriter, speaker, worship leader coach, and co-author of the book Worship Together: In Your Church As In Heaven. She currently serves as the Worship Director at Bridgeway Community Church in Columbia, MD, an intentionally multicultural church serving over 4,000 people each week.
To get more info about Nikki, visit her website, nikkilerner.com