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45 minutes | Dec 29, 2021
The Exit Interviews - Rachael Jones on Gender Discrimination
This is the first of our Exit Interviews, our final series that will wrap up our show. Rachael Jones stops by to chat (in tandem with Brooke) about experiences of gender discrimination across various institutions.
50 minutes | Nov 24, 2021
Identity - Where Do Gender and Sexuality Fit?
What role should our gender and sexuality play in our overall sense of identity? Dave sits down with Dr. Julia Sadusky (https://www.juliasadusky.com), a psychologist, author, and speaker who works extensively in the areas of gender and sexuality.
41 minutes | Nov 16, 2021
How to Be Thankful for Thanksgiving
Brooke and Dave talk about how to have conversations that build bridges with family members that may think differently than you.
44 minutes | Oct 27, 2021
Reading Evangelicals (with guest Daniel Silliman)
Listener favorite, Daniel Silliman, stops by to talk with Dave about his new book that examines some bestsellers in Christian fiction.
40 minutes | Jun 16, 2021
The Complex Reality of Human Trafficking (with guest Elizabeth Ranade-Janis)
Brooke and David talk with Elizabeth Ranade-Janis, a national leader in anti-trafficking policy. Listeners should note that while there are no graphic descriptions of trafficking activities, the content could still be triggering and/or upsetting to younger audiences.
44 minutes | May 26, 2021
What does it look like to be mentally healthy? (with guest Julia Pickerill)
Brooke and David sit down with Julia Pickerill to talk about what it looks like to be mentally healthy.
25 minutes | Apr 22, 2021
The Lies We Tell Ourselves
Have you ever noticed that you believe very negative things about yourself that have no bearing to reality? Brooke and Dave talk about impostor syndrome and the psychology behind internalized negative beliefs.
39 minutes | Apr 2, 2021
Limits of Logic in Evangelism
Brooke and Dave talk about one of Brooke's favorite topics - the idea of discussing faith. But how far do logical arguments and treatises take you when discussing faith? Note: The theologian Brooke refers to is Dr. Ida Glaser, and you can find out more about her work here: https://www.cmcsoxford.org.uk/about-us/our-team/publications-ida-glaser
44 minutes | Mar 19, 2021
How should we think about immigration? (with guest Jeanine Winfrey)
Jeanine Winfrey, an immigration lawyer from Vineyard Community Center, talks with Brooke and David about the realities of modern day immigration.
44 minutes | Feb 17, 2021
Transitions in Faith (Part 3 of 3 in Transitions Series)
Brooke and Dave wrap up the Transitions series by talking about common transitions and disruptions in a life of faith.
61 minutes | Jan 7, 2021
Women in the pandemic (featuring Lindsay Malloy and Amanda Zelechoski)
How has the pandemic impacted women, in particular? Dave sits down to discuss these impacts with the women behind Pandemic Parenting, Lindsay Malloy and Amanda Zelechoski. Check out a host of great resources and follow the work of Pandemic Parenting at: https://www.pandemic-parent.org
45 minutes | Dec 29, 2020
Careers (Part 2 of Transitions Series)
Brooke and David discuss different philosophies for choosing careers and how their view of careers has changed over time.
43 minutes | Dec 2, 2020
Who Are We? (Part 1 of Transitions Series)
Brooke and David talk about the work of understanding and evolving our identities.
52 minutes | Nov 19, 2020
Silence is Complicity? (with guest Lathania Butler)
Lathania Butler joins Brooke and Dave to talk about the idea of white silence as complicity in the perpetuation of racism. Lathania talks about the importance of narratives that we subscribe to and how these narratives are important to combat racism. Check out Lathania’s podcast with former guest Stephanie Ranade Krider, So What Do We have?, at http://sowhatdowehave.buzzsprout.com/
48 minutes | Nov 6, 2020
Building Faith (with guests Robert Brenneman & Brian Miller)
This week we talk to Rob Brenneman and Brian Miller about their book, Building Faith: A Sociology of Religious Structures. We talk about the role of physical building in building and sustaining communities of faith. You can find the book at either: https://global.oup.com/academic/product/building-faith-9780190883447?cc=us&lang=en& or https://www.amazon.com/dp/0190883448/ref=cm_sw_em_r_mt_dp_4pPuFbMQJGQM7 Find out more about Brian Miller at his blog: www.legallysociable.com | blog on Twitter: @LSociable or by visiting his faculty webpage: https://www.wheaton.edu/academics/faculty/brian-miller/
52 minutes | Oct 21, 2020
Spare Me Your Charity (with guest Gena Thomas)
This week Dave talks to Gena Thomas about her book on the purpose of missionary work in the 21st century. Her book, A Smoldering Wick, details the limitations of working out of a charity mindset and how missions can integrate principles of international development to promote a unifying justice. Gena's Bio: Gena Thomas is a writer, a faith wrestler, a wife, and a mom. She and her husband, Andrew, have been married for 11 years and they have two children, a 9-year-old boy and a 5-year-old girl. Gena works as an instructional designer at a nonprofit that equips local churches in the area of holistic development. She has been featured on NPR's Morning Edition and in Christianity Today among other publications. She published her first book, A Smoldering Wick: Igniting Missions Work with Sustainable Practices in 2016 which merges international development practices with short-term missions. Published in 2019, Gena's second book, Separated by the Border: A Birth Mother, a Foster Mother, and a Migrant Child's 3,000-Mile Journey unpacks the story of reuniting her Honduran foster daughter with her family after separation at the US border. Alisa & The Coronavirus is Gena's first children's book, self-published in April 2020. You can find out more at www.genathomas.com
53 minutes | Oct 7, 2020
Out of Place (with guest Anna Woofenden)
We haven’t been able to go as many places as of late. But places and sense of place provide great meaning and stability in our lives. Author and minister Anna Woofenden joins us to talk about the importance of place and how places become sacred in our lives. About our guest: Rev. Anna Woofenden (she/her/hers) is the founding pastor of the Garden Church and Feed and Be Fed Farm in San Pedro California, re-imagining church as an interconnected organism, worshiping, loving and serving together while transforming a plot of land into a vibrant urban farm and sanctuary. Through this process, she has become a leading voice in the food and faith movement, particularly in the area of liturgy and innovative ministry. At the end of 2017 Anna transitioned the Garden Church to new leadership and is now consulting on outreach and new ministry opportunities, teaching, writing, speaking, and coaching across the country and is the founder and co-host of the Food and Faith Podcast, the transition Pastor at Zion Lutheran and the Protestant Chaplain at Amherst College. She is the author of This is God’s Table: Finding Church Beyond the Walls and has written for various publications including Christian Century magazine. You can connect with Anna at annawoofenden.com, @revannawoof on Facebook and Instagram and @annawoof on Twitter. You can find the Food and Faith Podcast at www.foodandfaithpodcast.org or wherever you listen to podcasts. You can purchase her book at: https://bookshop.org/books/this-is-god-s-table-finding-church-beyond-the-walls/9781513804835 Episode produced by Black Bear Media (www.blackbearmedia.net)
62 minutes | Sep 23, 2020
Woman Without a Country (with guest Stephanie Ranade Krider)
Steph Krider doesn’t have a political home. As a pro-life advocate, she has distanced herself from the pro-life movement. She talks with us about being homeless in the two-party system and how the two parties fail to promote human flourishing. Check out a recent article about Steph's transition from pro-life leadership at https://www.christianitytoday.com/ct/2020/september/pro-life-politics-2020-election-evangelicals-trump-abortion.html?share=ztyyECaXLCWXZ8Ivj506mRsTap3saicN
53 minutes | Sep 9, 2020
Black, Evangelical, & Single (with guest Alicia Akins)
On this episode, Dave sits down with writer Alicia Akins. The genesis of the conversation was a blog post she wrote called Black, Evangelical, and Single. It’s a good look at what it means to occupy identities that don’t always play well together. Alicia Akins is a writer and recovering expat based in DC. After living and working in Asia for five years, she considers it a second home. She is a Masters of Arts in Biblical Studies student at RTS Washington and serves as a deaconess in her church, Grace DC Downtown. You can find more of her writing at www.feetcrymercy.com and follow her on twitter @feetcrymercy.
47 minutes | Aug 26, 2020
Kate and Dave sit down to talk about how inherited faith gets adopted, adapted, or rejected.
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