Rev. Jake Morrill is in his 18th year as Lead Minister of a thriving congregation in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. He’s also a non-profit executive director, a therapist, and a clergy coach, anchored in Bowen Family Systems Theory. He teaches systems thinking through the Bowen Theory Education Center and works with clients through the Bowen Center for the Study of the Family, as well as in his own private practice. This Fall, Rockridge Press will publish his book, Unlocking the Art of Forgiveness.
Christmas will certainly be different this year. Unusual pressures will be born by clergy; maybe this is a great time to check in with your local rabbi. https://mcdn.podbean.com/mf/web/wkvpps/Tuesday_9-287a6dz.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download
Bud Pierce is the pastor of two churches in or near Independence, Virginia, tucked away in the mountains. I’ve never met Bud, but I am certain that if I ran into him anywhere in the world, I’d recognize him. Listen in and find out why. https://mcdn.podbean.com/mf/web/7ckuu3/bud_pierce_01bsiv7.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download
Today’s election day, and no matter how it turns out, we know that one thing will persist: uncertainty. What role does faith have in this time of uncertainty? https://mcdn.podbean.com/mf/web/222438/Tuesday_11-3af8jn.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download
Join me and Rev. Stephanie Kendell, Executive Minister and COO at Park Avenue Christian Church in New York City, for a conversation that took place at the annual meeting of Associated Church Press, the Religion Communicators Congress, and the Canadian Christian Communicators Association that took place online last week. Stephanie has a podcast called “the…
Rev. Julie Pennington-Russell is the pastor of First Baptist Church in Washington, DC, a congregation that is setting aside its beautiful neo-Gothic sanctuary for the intimacy of worship in the home. She reflects on this experience as a new setting for the Holy to emerge in our lives. https://mcdn.podbean.com/mf/web/fig6nc/Julie_Pennington-Russell6rykq.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download
Seth O’Kegley is a minister of music in a church whose lead pastor I’ve already interviewed. Seth is a member of the Order of Saint Luke, and therefore someone who values the high traditions of the church. He brings this love to view, from the 30,000 foot level, how churches might engage people in participatory…