Season 2

The Big Lie

Dec. 15, 2021

For some of us, the Big Lie was first named a part of our vocabulary after November of 2020. For others of us, we'v watched lies around supremacy, Christianity, patriarchy and heteronormativity blanket the earth for decades.…

Violent White Men Are the Threat to Beloved Community

Dec. 1, 2021

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, specificall…

Christians Against Christianity - A Conversation with Dr. Obery Hendericks

Nov. 8, 2021

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 J…

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

Nov. 1, 2021

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…

The Immigration Crisis - Live from McAllen, Texas

Oct. 25, 2021

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 wond…

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

Oct. 11, 2021

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 t…

Will Sunday Church Ever Be a Thing Again?

Oct. 4, 2021

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 …

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

Sept. 27, 2021

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 comple…

Spiritual Trauma

Sept. 20, 2021

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 modera…

Relationships are Hard – Ours Is No Different

Aug. 24, 2021

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 wo…

How One Bishop Has Change the Face of the Mainline Church

Aug. 16, 2021

A Conversation with Megan Rohrer

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

Aug. 9, 2021

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 insignif…

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

Aug. 4, 2021

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 problemati…

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

July 26, 2021

Delta Variant Is Wreaking Havoc – Are We Being Honest?

Rupture Is Essential For Liberation – A Conversation with Danté Stewart

July 19, 2021

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, …

Introducing Abolitionist Sanctuary

June 19, 2021

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 pri…

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

June 10, 2021

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…

White Rage

June 7, 2021

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.…

Palestine & Israel: Navigating the Conflict

May 31, 2021

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 serve…

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

May 20, 2021

Black Coffee With a White and Latinx Friend

What is Family? A Conversation with Dr. Nikki Young

May 13, 2021

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…

Rest Is Political, But Not Always Easy

May 6, 2021

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 abs…

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

April 29, 2021

What the F%ck Is Happening In This Country?

Standing in Solidarity with Our Asian Siblings: Yuki Schwartz

April 22, 2021

Confronting Shame and Violence

Standing in Solidarity with Our Asian Siblings: Emiko Soltis

April 15, 2021

Dr. Laura Emiko Soltis serves as the Executive Director at Freedom University , an underground school for undocumented students in Atlanta. Born in rural Minnesota, Emiko was raised in a biracial Japanese/Slovak household an…

Standing in Solidarity with Our Asian Siblings: Sarah Bounse

April 8, 2021

Sarah Bouse is a skilled anti-racism facilitator, strategist, trainer. She has developed organizational equity policies/practices, facilitated anti-racism initiatives, and led authentic community engagement strategies to bes…

Standing in Solidarity with Our Asian Siblings: Jackie Shao

April 2, 2021

Jackie Shao is a life coach for creative entrepreneurs and impact-driven creatives. Through coaching, she helps people fully express themselves so that they can be the creative, innovative, brilliant people they are in all a…

Standing in Solidarity with Our Asian Siblings: Sahar Alsahlani

March 25, 2021

Sahar Alsahlani is an interfaith peace activist with a background in television and radio broadcast media and entertainment. Amplifying the voices, and sharing the stories of, individuals and communities who champion for jus…

Standing in Solidarity with Our Asian Siblings: Alex Wong

March 20, 2021

Only a day after the horrific shootings in greater Atlanta, we begin our series on anti-Asian racism. When a gunman violently assaulted and killed eight humans, six of whom were Asian women, in a matter of an hour, wounding …

Judas & the Black Messiah - What We Thought

March 13, 2021

Join Dr. Robyn and Rev. Anna as they dive into the recent release, Judas & the Black Messiah. To support the Save the Hampton House GoFundMe, click here: To support this podcast, please visit …

The Disaster in Texas

Feb. 25, 2021

What we watched transpire in Texas last week was not just a fluke. The systems that were designed to so-call protect the state's residents failed in ways that proved catastrophic. Between power and grid issues, climate chang…

Unconditional Basic Income - A Conversation with Scott Santens

Feb. 18, 2021

Making a Liberation-Focused Case for UBI

The Problem With the Middle

Feb. 12, 2021

On February 7, 2021, the biggest yearly sporting event in America took place. While the Superbowl is known as the championship for the NFL, it is also an advertising frenzy, as new commercials are anticipated. One of the mos…

Mutual Aid During Untenable Times - A Conversation with Dean Spade

Feb. 4, 2021

Caring for Community & One Another

Praying With Our Feet - A Conversation With Lindsey Krinks

Jan. 28, 2021

Abolishing Systems of Houselessness and Poverty

Fascism & Abolition – A Conversation with Jeannie Alexander

Jan. 22, 2021

The Insurgency at the Capital Was Not the First and Not the Last

How Did We Get Here? The Insurrection At The Capital

Jan. 14, 2021

Recorded Live at the Q Christian Fellowship Conference

Here We Go! Season Two

Jan. 8, 2021

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