Episodes

December 01, 2021

Violent White Men Are the Threat to Beloved Community

When Kyle Rittenhouse was found not guilty, the nation further affirmed its divide regarding self defense, gun control, protesting, and how just our justice system really is. The violent nature of our community, specifically...

November 08, 2021

Christians Against Christianity - A Conversation with Dr. Obery Hendericks

Obery M. Hendricks Jr. is a best-selling author, an activist, a religious scholar, a former theological seminary president, and an ordained elder in the African Methodist Episcopal Church. His books include The Politics of Je...

November 01, 2021

Justice Is a Way of Life - A Conversation with Dr. Cari Jackson

Rev. Dr. Cari Jackson is director of spiritual care and activism for the Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice, leading RCRC's mission to equip, galvanize and collaborate with faith and community leaders advocating for ...

October 25, 2021

The Immigration Crisis - Live from McAllen, Texas

Dr. Robyn and Rev. Anna record this episode live from the border of Reynosa, Mexico. They spent the weekend with We the People Ride and were introduced to the amazing folx from Practice Mercy . Hear our stories and this wonde...

October 11, 2021

The Crash of Facebook and Instagram – Are We Thinking Differently?

On Monday, October 4, 2021, the world watched as Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp went down for hours. This was only a day after a whistle-blower shared documents and truths with the world about the tech giants and the way th...

October 04, 2021

Will Sunday Church Ever Be a Thing Again?

If the pandemic has taught us anything, it is that changes that felt like a slow burn over the last decade accelerated in ways we didn't expect over the last eighteen months. Once of things we are curious about it just that –...

September 27, 2021

The Brain-Based Enneagram - A Live Conversation with Dr. Jerome Lubbe

Dr. Jerome Lubbe had his first debilitating migraine when he was 17. Since then, he has averaged about 100 migraines per year. His life has been a journey of victory and defeat, despair and hope, faith and doubt. As a complex...

September 20, 2021

Spiritual Trauma

Some of us come from an evangelical upbringing that asked us to understand hell as a literal place, abstinence as law and sin as avoidable. Others of us grew up in mainline denominational systems that put on a face of moderat...

August 24, 2021

Relationships are Hard – Ours Is No Different

Relationships are hard. Showing up and being present for the great stuff and the tough stuff is what being in relationship is all about. And that's really easy to say and often harder to do. Some of us communicate through wor...

August 16, 2021

How One Bishop Has Change the Face of the Mainline Church

A Conversation with Megan Rohrer

August 09, 2021

On Being Fugitives and Displacing Power - A Conversation with Bayo Akomolafe

Dr. Bayo Akomolafe considers his most sacred work to be learning how to be with his daughter and son, Alethea Aanya and Kyah Jayden – and their mother, his wife and “life-nectar”, Ijeoma. “To learn the importance of insignifi...

August 04, 2021

Olympic Games – Racism, Sexism, Queerphobia and Mental Health Criticism

We are in the thick of the 2021 Summer Olympic Games and we are watching racism, sexism, queerphobia and mental health criticism unfold before our eyes. While these games can bring humans together, they are highly problematic...

July 26, 2021

Why Don't We Give A Sh!t About Each Other?

Delta Variant Is Wreaking Havoc – Are We Being Honest?

July 19, 2021

Rupture Is Essential For Liberation – A Conversation with Danté Stewart

Danté Stewart is a speaker and a writer whose work in the areas of race, religion, and politics has been featured on CNN and in The Washington Post, Christianity Today, Sojourners, The Witness: A Black Christian Collective, C...

June 19, 2021

Introducing Abolitionist Sanctuary

We are thrilled to host Rev. Dr. Nikia Roberts on Juneteenth, the day she launches Abolitionist Sanctuary. Abolitionist Sanctuary’s mission is to help Black churches connect emancipatory religious values and abolitionist prin...

June 10, 2021

This Season of Pride and Spirituality - A Conversation with Sara Rosenau

Sara is a spiritual leader, facilitator, and teacher. She was educated at Earlham College, University of Denver, Iliff School of Theology, and holds a PhD in Theology and Women and Gender Studies from Drew University. Sara ...

June 07, 2021

White Rage

What makes white folx so angry? How do they deal with a disappearing hold on privilege and power? Why is it difficult to acknowledge their pain in ways that aren't physically harmful to others? In this important episode, Dr. ...

May 31, 2021

Palestine & Israel: Navigating the Conflict

Dove Kent has two decades of experience in grassroots organizing, political education, and movement building. Dove currently serves as the Senior Strategy Officer at Bend the Arc: A Jewish Partnership for Justice . She served...

May 20, 2021

We Belong to One Another - A Conversation with Marcie Alvis-Walker

Black Coffee With a White and Latinx Friend

May 13, 2021

What is Family? A Conversation with Dr. Nikki Young

Having just passed the Sunday where the U.S. celebrates mothers (birth and chosen), the understanding many have about family can be conflicting. As kin and chosen family, Nikki Young and Dr. Robyn have a relationship that is ...

May 06, 2021

Rest Is Political, But Not Always Easy

Dr. Robyn is heading off on sabbatical for the month so it's a great episode to talk about the politics of rest and spaciousness. Some of us are really good at creating time in our day to rest (er, Robyn). Some of us are abso...

April 29, 2021

Murder, War, Guns, Sex Work & Trans Rights: A Brain Dump

What the F%ck Is Happening In This Country?

April 22, 2021

Standing in Solidarity with Our Asian Siblings: Yuki Schwartz

Confronting Shame and Violence