The RePlacing Church Podcast: Local Spirituality, Innovative Community & Social Change with Ben Katt
About This Show
Ben Katt explores local spirituality, innovative community, and social change through interviews, stories, and ideas. Popular topics include: justice, leadership, church planting, parish, and many more.
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#64 Ched Myers on Watershed Discipleship
3 days ago
Ched Myers is an activist theologian, biblical scholar, popular educator, organizer and advocate who has spent the past 40 years working in movements for social change, and empowering Christians in the life and work of peace, justice, and radical discipleship. He is the author of more than 100 articles and over a half dozen books, including Binding the Strong Man: A Political Reading of Mark's Story of Jesus, The Biblical Vision of Sabbath Economics, and Our God is Undocumented: Biblical Faith and Immigrant Justice. Most recently, he is the editor and contributing author to Watershed Discipleship: Reinhabiting Bioregional faith and practice. He lives in the Ventura River watershed in southern California where he carries out his work through Bartimaeus Cooperative Ministries. In this episode of RePlacing Church, he joins me to discuss:
What is a watershed
How two-dimensional political maps harm our imaginations
The triple entendre of Watershed Discipleship
Why church needs to move beyond creation care
His personal journey of re-place-ment
How to undergo a “catechism of place”
Why it’s a great time to be a disciple of Jesus and trying to figure out how to be church
Coming into the Watershed Facebook group page
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