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EPISODE 27: WOMEN IN LEADERSHIP

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

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EPISODE 26: RABBI OR ROSE

In this episode Rabbi Or Rose talks about Hebrew words, the meaning of the high holy days and what we can all learn from the Sabbath

Interviewer: Jen Fisher

ABOUT RABBI ROSE

Rabbi Or N. Rose is the Director of the Center for Global Judaism at Hebrew College. He also serves as Co-Director of CIRCLE: the Center for Inter-Religious & Community Leadership Education, a joint venture of Hebrew College and Andover Newton Theological School. Rabbi Rose is the co-editor of Jewish Mysticism and the Spiritual Life: Classical Texts, Contemporary Reflections (Jewish Lights), and the forthcoming My Neighbor's Faith: Stories of Inter-Religious Encounter, Growth, and Transformation (Orbis, Spring 2012).

To follow more of Rabbi Rose's work, visit www.huffingtonpost.com/author/rabbi-or-rose

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EPISODE 24: LISA SHARON HARPER

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

ABOUT LISA

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

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EPISODE 19: BRIAN MCLAREN

In this episode Brian McLaren talks about his own spiritual migration from fundamentalism to  a just and generous Christianity, and the four places we should see the transformative kingdom of God breaking in: people, planet, poverty, peace.

Interviewer: Jonathan Williams and Jen Fisher

ABOUT BRIAN

Brian D. McLaren is an author, speaker, activist, and a passionate advocate for "a new kind of Christianity" - just, generous, and working with people of all faiths for the common good. His brand new book "The Great Spiritual Migration" is released on September 20, 2016 and Brian is one of the keynote speakers for Forefront NYC's "Faith, Culture, Questions" fall series.

To follow more of Brian's work, visit www.brianmclaren.net

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EPISODE 18: KENNETH TANNER

In this episode Kenneth Tanner talks about the power of Eucharist, church iconography and how the the humility and vulnerability of God should inform our worship of violence and gun culture.

Interviewer: Ben Grace

ABOUT KEN

The Rev. Kenneth Tanner is pastor of Church of the Holy Redeemer in Rochester Hills, Michigan, where he lives with his wife and seven children. He loves talking about Jesus, the best films of Woody Allen, and making salsa. His writing has appeared in PatheosHuffington PostSojourners, Books & Culture, National Review, Christianity Today, Behemoth, and Real Clear Religion.

He also publishes on FacebookTwitter, and Instagram.

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EPISODE 17: JONATHAN MARTIN

In this episode Jonathan Martin talks about his brand new book "How to Survive a Shipwreck", and dives deep into death, baptism, the South, and the power of failure.

Interviewer: Ben Grace

ABOUT JONATHAN

Jonathan Martin is a sacramental hillbilly Pentecostal mystic and the author of How to Survive a Shipwreck and Prototype.  He is a product of the "Christ-haunted landscape" of the American south, sweaty revivals, and hip-hop.

To follow more of Jonathan's work, visit www.jonathanmartinwords.com

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EPISODE 15: DEREK FLOOD

In this episode Derek talks about his book "Disarming Scripture: Cherry-Picking Liberals, Violence-Loving Conservatives, and Why We All Need to Learn to Read the Bible Like Jesus Did" unpacking how Jesus and Paul read the Biblical text.

Interviewer: Travis Eades

ABOUT DEREK

Derek Flood is an artist, writer, and a longtime voice in the post-conservative evangelical movement, focusing on wrestling with questions of faith and doubt, violence in the Bible, relational theology, and understanding the cross from the perspective of grace and restorative justice.

To get more info about Derek, visit therebelgod.com

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EPISODE 14: JUSTIN LEE

In this episode Justin tells his story of growing up gay as a Southern Baptist kid and talks about the debates and diversity within the Gay Christian Network.

Interviewer: Jonathan Williams, Ryan Phipps, Travis Eades, Jen Fisher & Ben Grace

ABOUT JUSTIN

Justin Lee is the founder of the Gay Christian Network (GCN), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides resources and support to gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender Christians and the author of the book Torn: Rescuing the Gospel from the Gays-vs.-Christians Debate

To get more info about Justin, visit justinlee.co

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EPISODE 7: ROB BELL

In this episode Rob Bell discusses his new book, How to Be Here, and why our giant risks, failures, and successes are the times when life is best lived. This is for anyone who wants to try something new and creative but needs an extra kick in the pants. Enjoy. 

Interviewers: Jonathan Williams, Ryan Jones, and Ben Grace

ABOUT ROB

Rob Bell is a bestselling author, international teacher, and highly sought after public speaker. His books include The New York Times bestseller Love Wins, along with What We Talk About When We Talk About God, The Zimzum of Love, Velvet Elvis, Sex God, Jesus Wants to Save Christians, Drops Like Stars. At age 28 he founded Mars Hill Bible Church in Michigan, and under his leadership it was one of the fastest-growing churches in America. In 2011 he was profiled in Time Magazine as one of their 100 most influential people. Rob was featured on Oprah’s 2014 Life You Want Tour and has spoken at events all over the world. He and his wife Kristen have three children and live in Los Angeles.

To get more info about Rob, visit his website, robbell.com

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