Episodes

July 20, 2021

60. Dr. Robyn Henderson-Espinoza & Rev. Anna Golladay on Making Space for Liberation in Your Theology

Content Warning: You may feel your own trauma activated by some of the content of this episode. It discusses prejudice, gentrification, exclusion, and immigration so please listen with awareness. Listener discretion is advise...

July 13, 2021

59. Nathanial Totten Green on Making Space Through Graphic Design

Content Warning: You may feel your own trauma activated by some of the content of this episode. It discusses non-affirming schools and churches, gentrification and exclusion, so please listen with awareness. Listener discreti...

July 06, 2021

58. Dr. Brad Onishi on Making Space for Critical Thinking

This week, we are joined by fellow Irreverent podcaster, Dr. Brad Onishi. Brad is the co-host of the widely beloved (and sometimes hated) podcast Straight White American Jesus. They tackle all things Evangelicalism and it's t...

June 29, 2021

57.5. Making Spaces on Making Space for Announcements

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June 22, 2021

57. Stephanie Tait on Making Space for Every Season

Content Warning: You may feel your own trauma activated by some of the content of this episode. It discusses trauma, chronic pain, disability and deaths related to Covid 19, so please listen with awareness. Listener discretio...

June 15, 2021

56. Rebecca Ching on Making Unburdened Spaces

Content Warning: You may feel your own trauma activated by some of the content of this episode. It discusses trauma, suicide, and gender roles so please listen with awareness. Listener discretion is advised. In some capacity,...

June 08, 2021

55. The Dirty Rotten Church Kids on Making Space to Laugh

Content Warning: You may feel your own trauma activated by some of the content of this episode. It discusses childhood trauma, faith transitions, and difficult family relationships so please listen with awareness. Listener di...

June 01, 2021

54. Chris Rodriguez on Making Space for Ourselves

Content Warning: You may feel your own trauma activated by some of the content of this episode. It discusses childhood trauma, faith transitions, and racial discrimination so please listen with awareness. Listener discretion ...

May 25, 2021

53. Blake Chastain on Making Space for Exvangelicals

Making Space for our own spiritual journey often takes us down a path of leaving our familiar religious community and that can leave one feeling disoriented and alone. This week’s Space Maker is Blake Chastain, someone who ha...

May 18, 2021

52. Crystal Steckel & John Keeling on Making Space for Change

Content Warning: You may feel your own trauma activated by some of the content of this episode. It discusses suicide, and head trauma, so please listen with awareness. Listener discretion is advised. One of the unique feature...

May 11, 2021

51. Rev. Dr. Rudy Rasmus on Making Space for the People in Front of You

Content Warning: You may feel your own trauma activated by some of the content of this episode. It discusses suicide and addiction, so please listen with awareness. Listener discretion is advised. It’s hard to imagine that yo...

May 04, 2021

50. Mum and Ama on Making Space: The Mother's Day Episode

Happy Mother's Day! Listen to our conversations with our mothers, where we ask them all about making space, both literally and figuratively. First up is Christine Heath and then it's Josie's bilingual conversation with her mo...

April 27, 2021

49. Mason Mennenga on Making Space for People in Theology and Worship

When we enter into any space, the question we all ask is, “Do I belong here?” This week’s Space Maker, Mason Mennenga, spent years participating in a church community that invited everyone to belong through participation. Fro...

April 20, 2021

48. Jackie Gronlund on Making Space for the Journey Home

Content Warning: You may feel your own trauma activated by some of the content of this episode. It discusses eating disorders, body image disorders, and mental illness, so please listen with awareness. Listener discretion is ...

April 13, 2021

47. Natalie Reed on Making Space for Health At All Sizes

Content Warning: You may feel your own trauma activated by some of the content of this episode. It discusses eating disorders, so please listen with awareness. Listener discretion is advised. On this week's episode, we dive i...

April 06, 2021

46. Spencer Rose Taylor on Making Space to Speak In Church

This week, we are joined by Space Maker, Spencer Rose Taylor! Spencer is a podcaster over at the Speaking in Church podcast, co-hosted by our very own Josie. Her passion for making space for others comes from her call to mini...

March 30, 2021

45. Savannah Carreno on Making Space for Big Questions

This week’s space maker is Savannah Rae Carreno. Savannah is the creator and primary writer for “The Juice Edit” website, and hosts the incredible conversation based “Please Elaborate” ministry. She makes space both online an...

March 23, 2021

44. Halleemah Nash on Making Space to Create What Your Younger Self Needed

This week’s space maker is Halleemah Nash. Halleemah is a proud product of Compton, California – a city that has greatly shaped her ambition, values, and interest in reaching back as she climbs. She is a first-generation coll...

March 16, 2021

43. Peter Lublink on Making Space for Empowering International Aid

This week’s space maker, Peter Lublink, is the executive director of the non profit organization, BethanyKids. The organization helps train surgeons, and makes it fiscally possible for them to serve their own communities in 7...

March 09, 2021

42. Brenda Marie Davies on Making Space to Be Inquisitive, Fearless, Sex-Positive Christians

Often Making Space requires us to step out of the communities and the mindsets we previously held closely. After taking that step out it can be surprising when we discover that wholeness and integration require us to make pea...

March 02, 2021

41. Season Three Opener with Kevin Garcia

<p>Season Three of Making Spaces had to begin with one of our favorite space makers... Kevin Garcia. Kevin is a Spiritual Director and Intuitive Life Coach. Through his work as a digital pastor and public theologian, Kevin has used their <a href="http://thekevingarcia.com/">writing</a>, <a href="https://thekevingarcia.com/podcast">podcast</a>, and <a href="https://youtube.com/helloimkevn">YouTube</a> Channel to help foster communities of authentic spiritual seeking, helping people pull apart bad theology and beginning to reconstruct sustainable spiritual practices. Kevin is a fantastic conversation partner and a recurring guest of the making spaces podcast. This episode includes a conversation about why we need to face mortality to truly live, and how to make space for our own grief. Kevin reminded us that grief is a lovely dancing partner and that only by being willing to dance can we move through our grief and continue to dance with all the partners life throws at us!&nbsp;</p><p>Content warning- You may feel your own trauma activated by some of the content of this episode- it discusses death, the use of drugs, and spiritual trauma. Please listen with awareness and listener discretion is advised.&nbsp;</p><p>For More on Kevin</p><p><a href="http://www.thekevingarcia.com/"><u>www.thekevinGarcia.com</u></a></p><p><a href="http://www.badtheologykills.com/"><u>www.badtheologykills.com</u></a></p><p>@thekevingarcia</p><p>For Making Spaces Merch</p><p><a href="http://www.society6.com/makingspacespodcast"><u>www.society6.com/makingspacespodcast</u></a></p><p>BIG NEWS!!!</p><p>To Support the Show, Become an Official Space Maker, and Get Cool Swag</p><p><a href="https://www.patreon.com/makingspacespodcast"><u>https://www.patreon.com/makingspacespodcast</u></a></p><p>Stay in touch and send us an email <u>makingspacespodcast@gmail.com</u></p><p>Follow us<a href="http://www.instagram.com/makingspacespodcast"> <u>www.instagram.com/makingspacespodcast</u></a></p><p>Catch us on youtube<a href="http://www.youtube.com/revsarahheath"> <u>www.youtube.com/revsarahheath</u></a> or search making spaces podcast</p><p><a href="http://www.makingspacespodcast.com/"><u>www.makingspacespodcast.com</u></a></p><p>**Don’t Forget to Check out our sponsors- and please subscribe and leave a review for Making Spaces Podcast on apple podcasts, and youtube.</p><p>This Weeks Partners:</p><p>Shop. the J<a href="http://www.etsy.com/shop/shopthej"> <u>www.etsy.com/shop/shopthej</u></a></p><p>This week’s episode was edited by Josie Jimenez</p>--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/makingspaces/message

January 19, 2021

40. The One About the Healing Power of Art with Lanecia Rouse Tinsley

How do you know when it's time to step out of “good work” to make space for “great work?” After a traumatic loss Lanecia Rouse Tinsley, this week’s space maker, took the bold leap of stepping out of creative ministry with tho...

January 12, 2021

39. The One About Being Original with Recording Artist i.V KiNG

How is being in a cover band a little like living your life in “the closet”? Well listen to this episode and find out. This week we talk to space maker Ivy Schulte known by her stage name at i.V KiNG. She is a former church k...

January 05, 2021

38.5 Twenty Twenty Fun

It's 2021 and Josie and Sarah are looking forward to a year filled with… well take a listen and find out. Don’t forget to subscribe, comment, like to help get the show out to new listeners this year. Also check out the Patreo...