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Bonhoeffer and a Wake-Up Call

Today we continue with my good friend Dr. David Gushee, Distinguished University Professor of Christian Ethics and Director of the Center for Theology and Public Life at Mercer University, as our co-host.  It’s the perfect set-up for a great conversation, as our guest is the Rev. Rob Schenck, President of the Dietrich Bonhoeffer Institute in…

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ICE, Bend, and Slaveholder Christianity

Join me and my guest host, Dr. David Gushee, for a rollercoaster interview with Jer Swigart, co-founder of the Global Immersion Project. The three of us met on a trip to Israel/Palestine in 2011 hosted by Fuller Seminary. This trip examined the conflict through the two narratives that define the region.

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After Evangelicalism?

An interview with David Gushee Rev. Dr. David P. Gushee is one of the leading Christian ethicists of our time.  Author of such books as “Kingdom Ethics,” written with his friend and mentor Dr. Glen Stassen, “Changing Our Mind,” the landmark call for inclusion of LGBTQ Christians, to the book we’re going to discuss today. …

Secret Federal Police in Portland
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Secret Federal Police in Portland

The world’s attention has been focused on the city of Portland, Oregon, as protests against injustice have continued every day since the death of George Floyd. Recently, federal police, bearing neither name nor badge, have arrived in Portland and have been filmed abducting peaceful protestors and bystander into unmarked vehicles and detaining them without charge.

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Kindness is Contagious

About our Guest: Jennifer has followed her lifelong fascination with human behavior to both a BA in Psychology, and a Certificate in Applied Positive Psychology. The delightful intersection of kindness, play and connection is where she likes to spend her time both professionally and personally. She is the Founder and Chief Kindness Amplifier at Kindagious (Kindagious.com)

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Roots in the Clouds

Mahatma Gandhi once said “the best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.” Service is fundamental source of human connection and well-being. Serving others helps you feel competent and purposeful, and it gives your actions added meaning by extending their value to others. It allows you to share a common purpose with others, and when you feel a common urgency, and hear a call for help that you are able to answer, your instinct is to step up and come together.

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