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Create In Me
38 minutes | Apr 3, 2022
What worship isn’t…how do we know?
We talk a lot about what worship is but what isn’t worship? What ways can we, in community, discern our ways of worship? What might we discover along the way?
50 minutes | Mar 1, 2022
Lent and the life within the practice.
Brian and Rebecca talk about Lenten practice, the possibilities of the season and about what they have learned from Lent in the past.
72 minutes | Feb 16, 2022
Wide Open Worship Planning: Round Table Discussion
We talk about Matthew 21:18-22 and Exodus 4:24-26 and what we’d do in worship with no limits. We welcome Revs Staci Marrese-Wheeler and Andrew Heil.
56 minutes | Feb 3, 2022
Conversations and building our capacity to widen our circles
Brian and Rebecca are back with season 4 and hoping to explore how the conversation can expand. Where might you be called to join in? What do you want to learn about or share with us? We’d love to hear from you!
44 minutes | May 15, 2021
Interview with Kerry Krauss
Brian and Rebecca talk with Rev. Kerry Krauss about his writing, daily essays published on his Facebook feed and how spiritual gifts can blossom in the midst of changing times. As we close up our season, how has change, changed us and will we hold onto what we have learned?
45 minutes | May 1, 2021
Wrapping up a year of change...or not?
Rebecca and Brian reflect on the year of focusing on change, change agents and what we have learned during this season of Covid. What has changed the most for you this year? What lessons do you want to carry with you into the future?
52 minutes | Apr 17, 2021
Interview with Rev. Christy Clore about transitional ministry and change
Christy is a trainer transitional minister who shares her insights into the changes the Church is experiencing and how some lessons from the practices of transitional or intentional interim ministry could be helpful as we discern the way forward.
37 minutes | Apr 1, 2021
What are we cultivating when we pursue creativity?
Rebecca and Brian return to a favorite topic...creativity. Digging deeper to get to the root of what we mean when we talk about creativity and an expansive understanding of the creative process and intention.
47 minutes | Mar 15, 2021
Interview with Vani and Shanti Pradhan
Rebecca and Brian talk with friends and colleagues in Nepal as we share perspectives on the impact of the changes that have come due to the Covid-19 pandemic. We talk prayer life, song writing and much more!
40 minutes | Mar 1, 2021
Wonder and Hope in Liminal space
Using a quote from Susan Beaumont's Book, "How to Lead When You Don't Know Where You're Going: Leading in a Liminal Season," Brian and Rebecca consider how practices of wonder and curiosity might serve the church in this time between pre-Covid and post-Covid worlds.
43 minutes | Feb 15, 2021
Interview with Rev. Cynthia Rader-Geyer
We talk online community specifically in youth ministry during the Covid-19 pandemic. Cynthia shares her experiences and insight into online community building that works beyond just youth and young adults. What changes will we keep as the pandemic eases and how will we decide? Here are some links she shared of resources: https://yaleyouthministryinstitute.org/resource/guide-to-taking-youth-ministry-online/ https://pres-outlook.org/2021/02/moving-forward-after-the-pandemic-bruce-reyes-chow-speaks-to-apce/ https://www.downloadyouthministry.com/ Article: Christianity in the Digital Age (article is from 2017 but still informative) https://irepos.unijos.edu.ng/jspui/bitstream/123456789/2890/1/Christianity%20and%20the%20Digital%20Age-%20Sustaining%20the%20Online%20Church.pdf
43 minutes | Feb 1, 2021
Our bodies in motion--Our bodies in worship?
Brian and Rebecca talk embodiment and wonder about how worship can help us live into the Incarnation of Jesus Christ in the world. What might it do for our openness and faithfulness to the Gospel to attend to our bodies more directly in our practice of worship communally and individually?
44 minutes | Jan 15, 2021
Interview with Andrew and Jenna Craver about walking the Camino de Santiago
We dig deeper into the idea of travellers with a conversation about the experience of walking a historic pilgrimage. Thanks to Andrew and Jenna for sharing their journey and reflections with us.
46 minutes | Jan 1, 2021
Technology as a tool?
Brian and Rebecca consider how technologies of all kinds are utilized in our practices of worship and what is the core question that helps us in our planning and decisions about what technology we will use or not?
40 minutes | Dec 1, 2020
Re-release of "Benefits of Worship"
We are going back to the beginning with this re-released episode about the benefits of worship. Why is worshiping God so important and the impact that is has on the way we live. In the midst of this pandemic, many of us are going back to the basics and wrestling with questions about what do we keep doing and what can be left behind in favor of the new things that are coming forth.
41 minutes | Nov 1, 2020
Is the Church a traveler or a tourist?
Brian and Rebecca talk about how we see and experience the journey of faith. How does our perspective change our experience? What would it be like if we practiced a discipline of a traveler mindset instead of that of a tourist?
51 minutes | Oct 15, 2020
Interview with Rev. Mandy Mastros
Mandy Mastros joins Brian and Rebecca to talk about how her congregation is doing years after a major transition in there ministry and location. We talk about the ways we can use this time during the pandemic to figure out "why" we do what we do as the Church and to listen for God's leading in how we might be transformed for the future.
42 minutes | Oct 1, 2020
De-centering as a worship practice
We read scripture, reflect on experiences, make connections and witness to the world about who Jesus is. But how often do we center ourselves or anything other than God in worship? What are the consequences? Why might a practice and attention to de-centering be helpful as we are confronted by changes in the world? We spend some time thinking about the need to for attention to the story we tell about God from various perspectives.
43 minutes | Sep 15, 2020
"The Church's task is always, how do we do this now?"
Join us in a conversation with the former Archivist of the Moravian Church in North America- Southern Province, Rev. Dr. C. Daniel Crews, as we talk about changes in the church beginning with the 2nd temple. To look towards the current changes and the future we take a step into the past.
37 minutes | Sep 1, 2020
Jumping into change and the Church
Season 3 will focus on the ways the Church experiences societal shifts and how those changes affect worship creation and experience. Rebecca and Brian consider the impact of change and wonder about how the way we approach changes can help or hinder our response to them.
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