Andrew Taylor-Troutman: Parables of Parenthood

Producer Rob Dyer unleashes this special 2015 season preview episode.  Derrick interviews author, pastor, and parent Andrew Taylor-Troutman about his book “Parables of Parenthood: Interpreting the Gospels with Family.”  Andrew invites us to bring our experiences of parenting into our experience with God’s Word.   Listen using the player below or use the link: http://traffic.libsyn.com/gcr/Andrew_Taylor-Troutman.mp3   Audio... [Read More...]

Grace Ji-Sun Kim: Colonialism, Han, and the Transformative Spirit

Join Carol for an engaging conversation about unjust suffering and oppression with Rev. Dr. Grace Ji-Sun Kim.  Her book “Colonialism, Han, and the Transformative Spirit” guides our podcast discussion using the Korean concept of han (unjust suffering) to shed light on our theological understanding of power and its abuse.  Grace Ji-Sun Kim is a Korean-American theologian, professor, blogger, and author.   Listen using the player... [Read More...]

Tony Kriz: Neighbors and Wise Men

Tony Kriz, who infamously appeared in Donald Miller’s books under the name “Tony the Beat Poet”has discovered the abiding presence of Jesus in the lives and words of people from diverse (and often radically unchristian) sources. Through the pages of Neighbors and Wise Men, Tony guides the reader through Muslim lands, radically anti-religious academia and post-Christian cultures to discover a God who speaks with generosity and creativity.... [Read More...]

Shannon Meacham: UNCO

UNCO is an unconference for church leaders, pastors, families, and seminarians. It is three days of worship and open space discussion on the church and its future. It’s also a network that supports and incubates creative ministries. Today we chat about the past, present, and future of this incredible conference opportunity with Shannon Meacham.  You can also follow Shannon’s musings at her Pulpit Shenanigans blog.   Listen... [Read More...]

Brian McLaren: We Make the Road by Walking

Our summer season kicks off with Brian McLaren as we talk about the Cana Initiative (www.canainitiative.org) and his new book We Make the Road by Walking.  Brian always offers such wonderful insights for constructive and fresh approaches to the Christian life.  We are delighted to have him join us for this conversation.  Find out more about Brian and his projects at www.brianmclaren.net.   Download using the link or the player below: http://traffic.libsyn.com/gcr/Brian_McLaren_2014.mp3 Audio... [Read More...]

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