EPISODE 27: WOMEN IN LEADERSHIP
EPISODE 25: UNCLOBBER
In this episode we're discussing women, work, and faith as we hear from women in leadership at the OPEN Network conference 2016.
PODCAST GUESTS (in order):
Marlee Walters, Jen Fisher, Carla Ewert, Mira Joyner, Laura Truax, Lindsay Andreolli-Comstock, Jenny Morgan, Rachael McClair, Laura Buffington, Katie Hays, Cameron Trimble
For more information on "She Is Called" visit sheiscalled.com
EPISODE 24: LISA SHARON HARPER
In this episode Sarah E. Cannon, Brandan Robertson and Colby Martin talk about the "clobber" passages about homosexuality in the Bible and share their journeys to reading these Scriptures in a new light.
Interviewer: Ben Grace
EPISODE 22: CHRISTINE MOUTIER
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 21: AMY BUTLER
In this episode Christine Moutier talks mental health, societal stigma, suicide prevention, and how to talk to people who we're worried about.
Interviewer: Jen Fisher
Dr. Christine Moutier knows the impact of suicide firsthand. After losing colleagues to suicide, she dedicated herself to fighting this leading cause of death. As a leader in the field of suicide prevention, Dr. Moutier joined the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention in 2013, and has revitalized AFSP’s Education team, re-launched its Loss & Healing department, and expanded AFSP’s support to include those with lived experience of suicide.
To follow more of AFSP's work, visit afsp.org
EPISODE 16: MIDDLE COLLEGIATE CHURCH
In this episode Amy Butler talks politics, social justice, gun violence, and what it is like to be the "first" woman leading an influential organization.
Interviewer: Ryan Phipps and Ben Grace
Rev. Dr. Amy Butler, "Pastor Amy," is the 7th Senior Minister at The Riverside Church in New York City. She is the first woman to hold the position of Senior Minister since the church opened 84 years ago. Pastor Amy wonders aloud all the time about: faith, church, living in community, the deep meaning of life, and, everything else, too.
To follow more of Amy's work, visit www.talkwiththepreacher.com
EPISODE 12: AUSTIN CHANNING BROWN
In this episode Jacqui Lewis and Jim Kast Keat talk about the history of Middle Collegiate, social justice, an evolving faith and why it's important to let go of fear.
Interviewer: Jonathan Williams, Jen Fisher and Ben Grace
ABOUT MIDDLE COLLEGIATE
Middle Collegiate Church is a celebrating, culturally diverse, inclusive and growing community of faith where all people are welcomed just as they are as they come through the door.
To get more info about Middle Collegiate Church, visit www.middlechurch.org.
To follow more of Jacqui's work, visit www.jacquijlewis.com
To follow more of Jim's work, visit www.jimkastkeat.com
EPISODE 11: AUDREY ASSAD
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
EPISODE 6: NIKKI LERNER
In this episode Audrey Assad talks about suffering, art, converting to Catholicism and her new record of hymns and original songs called "Inheritance".
Interviewer: Ben Grace
Audrey Assad is the daughter of a Syrian refugee, an author, speaker, producer, and critically lauded songwriter and musician. She releases music she calls “soundtracks for prayer” on the label Fortunate Fall Records, which she co-owns with her husband.
To get more info about Audrey and hear her new record, visit audreyassad.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