GCR 4.4 Martha Spong on RevGalBlogPals

RevGalBlogPals - Martha Spong

In the fourth episode of our 4th season, we invited Martha Spong, to join Carol Howard Merritt and Landon Whitsitt to discuss RevGalBlogPals and social media. Martha just got back from the RevGals Cruise and filled us in on what the RevGals have been up to in the last couple of years.

What exactly is RevGals? Well, listen in to find out more, but a brief explanation is that it is a group blog of … you guessed it… female pastors. They only have a few rules for membership. RevGals is for women clergy, women church professionals, and women religious, or those discerning a call to Christian ministry – who are committed to building a supportive online community for women clergy, women church professionals, and women in religious life – and who are active bloggers for the previous three months.

Listen into this episode and find out more about Martha’s experiences with RevGals and other lessons she has learned from ministry and social media.

Play – Martha Spong – God Complex Radio – S4E4

Mentioned on this episode:
RevGalBlogPals (RevGals) blog
Martha Spong’s blog
Martha Spong’s twitter account

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3 Responses to “GCR 4.4 Martha Spong on RevGalBlogPals”
  1. Landon and Carol,
    Thanks for inviting Martha to the God Complex. It was a great conversation not only about RGBP but about women in ministry and the formation of faith communities. Great stuff!

  2. kate simons says:

    curious and inspired. thank you! I’ve just read portions of “Bowling Alone” and realized that community is being redefined not abandoned. as Clergy-as a person, I’m inclined to look negatively on change rather than embrace the beauty of this new day. thank you Martha, Carol and Landon!

  3. Carol Howard Merritt says:

    Thank you, Jody and Kate, for listening and taking the time to respond. I really appreciate it. RevGals has been an important community for me, as I know it has been for so many women ministers. I was glad to do a show on it!

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