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Episode 105: James Martin Talks To Us About The Gospels And LGBTQ Inclusion

Episode 105: James Martin Talks To Us About The Gospels And LGBTQ Inclusion

July 5, 2020

Today we sit down with Father James Martin who is a Jesuit Priest in the Catholic Church.  He talks to us about some insights from a couple of his books and shares with us what he thinks Christ would say to us today as we make our way through COVID-19.  It's a refreshing conversation with lots of helpful persecutive shifting ideas.  Enjoy!

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Episode 104: December Wells Talks To Us About God, How To Be An Ally, And What LGBTQ Kids Need From Their Parents (The Church Has Been Wrong About LGBTQ People, Part 5)

Episode 104: December Wells Talks To Us About God, How To Be An Ally, And What LGBTQ Kids Need From Their Parents (The Church Has Been Wrong About LGBTQ People, Part 5)

June 28, 2020

It's part 5 of our series for Pride 2020 and today we're sitting down with my friend and co-worker from Apple, December Wells.  December is a passionate advocate for people who are experiencing any kind of oppression and her voice is one that will most certainly leave the world a better place.  This is a good one, friends - enjoy.

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Episode 103: Justin Lee Didn’t Want To Be Gay (The Church Has Been Wrong About LGBTQ People, Part 4)

Episode 103: Justin Lee Didn’t Want To Be Gay (The Church Has Been Wrong About LGBTQ People, Part 4)

June 21, 2020

Today we sit down with my friend Justin Lee to talk about his journey to become a bridge builder between the church and the LGBTQ community.  Pastors - listen up!  This is a good one.

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Episode 102: Amber Cantorna On The Process Of Overcoming Shame And Coming Out (The Church Has Been Wrong About LGBTQ People, Part 3)

Episode 102: Amber Cantorna On The Process Of Overcoming Shame And Coming Out (The Church Has Been Wrong About LGBTQ People, Part 3)

June 14, 2020

This week we sit down with Amber Cantorna who helps LGBTQ people who grew up in the church overcome their shame, find their courage, and come out to the world around them to live their true and best life.  I learned a lot this week and I'm sure you will too.  Enjoy!

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Episode 101: The Beautiful Story Of My Beautiful Friend, Jennifer Mayeaux (The Church Has Been Wrong About LGBTQ People, Part 2)

Episode 101: The Beautiful Story Of My Beautiful Friend, Jennifer Mayeaux (The Church Has Been Wrong About LGBTQ People, Part 2)

June 7, 2020

This week we sit down with my friend, Jennifer Mayeaux.  Jennifer is a transgender woman who once identified as a male pastor and her story is one of beauty and grace and I can't wait to share it with you.  Enjoy!

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Episode 100: Brandan Robertson And The Gospel Of Inclusion (The Church Has Been Wrong About LGBTQ People, Part 1)

Episode 100: Brandan Robertson And The Gospel Of Inclusion (The Church Has Been Wrong About LGBTQ People, Part 1)

May 31, 2020

It's week 1 of our series for Pride, "The Church Has Been Wrong About LGBTQ People".  And today we sit down with Brandan Robertson to talk about his book, "The Gospel of Inclusion", advice on how to be a better LGBTQ ally, some of the clobber verses, and the emasculation of Jesus on the cross along with the many theological applications that has for LGBTQ people today.  Enjoy!

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Episode 99: Mark Karris Talks To Us About (De)Construction (Books My Friends Wrote, Part 4)

Episode 99: Mark Karris Talks To Us About (De)Construction (Books My Friends Wrote, Part 4)

May 24, 2020

It's part 4 of our series "Books My Friends Wrote" and today we sit down with my college classmate, Mark Karris, to talk about his latest book "Religious Refugees".  If you're wandering out in the wilderness of spirituality wondering who God is, what you believe, and find yourself flooded with questions and doubts ... this book is for YOU.  Enjoy.

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Episode 98: Karl Forehand Talk To Us About Mysticism And The Call To Let Go Of Certainty (Books My Friends Wrote, Part 3)

Episode 98: Karl Forehand Talk To Us About Mysticism And The Call To Let Go Of Certainty (Books My Friends Wrote, Part 3)

May 17, 2020

It's week 3 of our series "Books My Friends Wrote" and today we're talking to Karl Forehand about his upcoming book, "The Tea Shop".  The book won't be released for another month or so, but Karl was kind enough to give me an advanced copy and give you a sneak peak.  Enjoy!

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Episode 97: Josh Roggie Talks To Us About Shame (Books My Friends Wrote, Part 2)

Episode 97: Josh Roggie Talks To Us About Shame (Books My Friends Wrote, Part 2)

May 10, 2020

It's part 2 of our series "Books My Friends Wrote" and today we sit down with Josh Roggie to talk about his book, "Shame: An Unconventional Memoir".  Have you ever felt shame?  Carried the shame that someone heaped on your shoulders?  Has it ever kept you awake at night?  Caused you to feel like a failure?  Pick up Josh's book and I pray this conversation blesses you and brings you some peace.  Enjoy! 

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Episode 96: Colby Martin Talks To Us About The Shift (Books My Friends Wrote, Part 1)

Episode 96: Colby Martin Talks To Us About The Shift (Books My Friends Wrote, Part 1)

May 3, 2020

It's part 1 of our new series and today we sit down with my friend Colby Martin to talk about his new book, "The Shift: Surviving And Thriving After Moving From Conservative To Progressive Christianity".  It's a game changer of a book so GO GET IT.

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