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  • Replacing Church DeAnza Spaulding

#90 DeAnza Spaulding is Table Turning (and you can too!)

DeAnza Spaulding is the Lead Disrupter for Table Turning, a Holy Week movement initiated by her neighborhood church, Valley & Mountain, that is “grounded in the radical tradition of Jesus, who turned tables to interrupt the oppression of people disregarded by society.” The daughter of a Filipina mother and Norwegian father, DeAnza is committed to the liberation and empowerment of marginalized people in her […]

By |2018-07-09T21:49:56-07:00February 14th, 2018|Activism/Justice, Pastor/Church, Podcast, Racism, Theology|Comments Off on #90 DeAnza Spaulding is Table Turning (and you can too!)
  • Replacing Church Podcast Suzanne Stabile

#89 Suzanne Stabile on Discernment & Spiritual Direction

Suzanne Stabile is the author of the upcoming book, The Path Between Us: An Enneagram Journey to Healthy Relationships, and coauthor of The Road Back to You: An Enneagram Journey to Self-Discovery. She is cofounder of Life in the Trinity, a nonprofit ministry dedicated to spiritual growth. Suzanne is a sought after and engaging teacher who speaks with levity, gravity, creativity and […]

By |2018-07-09T21:55:32-07:00February 7th, 2018|Activism/Justice, Leadership, Podcast, Spiritual Formation|Comments Off on #89 Suzanne Stabile on Discernment & Spiritual Direction
  • Replacing Church Podcast Chris Heuertz

#88 Chris Heuertz on the Sacred Enneagram

Chris Heuertz is a founding partner of Gravity, a center for contemplative activism based in Omaha, Nebraska that helps people “to do good better” by hosting a weekly prayer sit, leading contemplative retreats and pilgrimages, providing spiritual direction, and facilitating Enneagram consultations. Prior to starting Gravity, the he co-founded and served for 20 years with Word Made Flesh, a non-profit organization that extends love […]

By |2018-07-09T22:00:30-07:00January 30th, 2018|Community, Leadership, Podcast, Spiritual Formation|Comments Off on #88 Chris Heuertz on the Sacred Enneagram
  • Replacing Church Brian McLaren

#87 Brian McLaren on the Great Spiritual Migration

Brian McLaren is a well-known author, speaker, activist and public theologian who has been advocating for “a new kind of Christianity” that is just and generous for over twenty years since he wrote The Church On the Other Side while serving as pastor of Cedar Ridge Community Church. Since then, he has written numerous books including A New Kind of Christian, A Generous Orthodoxy and Why […]

By |2018-07-09T22:04:00-07:00January 23rd, 2018|Activism/Justice, Innovation, Pastor/Church, Place/Neighborhood/Parish, Podcast, Racism, Spiritual Formation, Theology|Comments Off on #87 Brian McLaren on the Great Spiritual Migration

#86 Tina Schermer Sellers on #MeToo, Consent & Christian Culture

Dr. Tina Schermer Sellers is the author of the book, Sex, God & the Conservative Church – Erasing Shame from Sexual Intimacy. She promotes a “sex-positive Gospel” in her work as a licensed marriage and family therapist, Associate Professor of Marriage and Family Therapy and Director of Medical Family Therapy at Seattle Pacific University, and blogger and speaker. She is the founder of the Thank God For Sex […]

By |2018-07-09T22:08:11-07:00January 16th, 2018|Activism/Justice, Community, Podcast, Sexuality, Spiritual Formation, Theology|Comments Off on #86 Tina Schermer Sellers on #MeToo, Consent & Christian Culture
  • Replacing Church Podcast Sandhya Rani Jha

#85 Sandhya Rani Jha on Transforming Communities

Sandhya Jha is the founder and director of the Oakland Peace Center, a collective of people and organizations committed to creating access, equity and dignity for all in Oakland and the Bay area. She is the author of Room at the TablePre-Post-Racial America: Spiritual Stories from the Front Lines and, most recently, Transforming Communities: How People Like You are Healing Their Neighborhoods. She has previously created and hosted […]

By |2018-07-09T22:11:49-07:00January 9th, 2018|Activism/Justice, Community, Community Development & Organizing, Leadership, Pastor/Church, Podcast|Comments Off on #85 Sandhya Rani Jha on Transforming Communities
  • Replacing Church Sabbath Practice and Resistance

#84 Sabbath Practice & Resistance

What is Sabbath? Why is it so important for our society right now? How can we put it into practice this year and beyond? Some reflections on sabbath practice, featuring the Ice Bowl, Walter Brueggemann’s Sabbath As Resistance, pour over coffee, the pomodoro technique and much more in this episode of RePlacing Church.

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By |2018-07-09T22:14:49-07:00January 3rd, 2018|Innovation, Podcast, Spiritual Formation, Theology|Comments Off on #84 Sabbath Practice & Resistance
  • Replacing Church Podcast Jon Huckins

#83 Jon Huckins on Everyday Peacemaking

Jon Huckins is the Co-Founding Director of The Global Immersion Project, a peacemaking training organization that helps individuals and communities move towards conflict and become everyday peacemakers. He is the co-author of Mending the Divides: Creative Love in a Conflicted World and Thin Places: Six Postures for Creating and Practicing Missional Community, and writes for numerous publications including USAToday, Red Letter Christians, Sojourners, and Relevant. Jon lives in San […]

By |2018-07-09T22:18:01-07:00December 5th, 2017|Activism/Justice, Community, Community Development & Organizing, Leadership, Podcast, Spiritual Formation, Theology|Comments Off on #83 Jon Huckins on Everyday Peacemaking
  • Replacing Church Podcast Preston Pouteaux

#82 Preston Pouteaux on Bees and Beauty in the Neighbourhood

Dr. Preston Pouteaux is the author of The Bees of Rainbow Falls: Finding Faith, Imagination, and Delight in Your Neighbourhood. He is a beekeeper, writer, published watercolour portrait artist and neighbourhood enthusiast. Preston is a syndicated columnist with 13 Ways. Since 2015, his column “Into the Neighbourhood” has been printed over one million times in weekly newspapers. He is a pastor at Lake Ridge Community Church, serves nationally […]

By |2018-07-09T22:20:42-07:00November 16th, 2017|Community, Community Development & Organizing, Pastor/Church, Place/Neighborhood/Parish, Podcast, Spiritual Formation|Comments Off on #82 Preston Pouteaux on Bees and Beauty in the Neighbourhood
  • Replacing Church Podcast Soong-Chan Rah

#81 Soong-Chan Rah on the Prophetic Act of Lament

The Reverend Dr. Soong-Chan Rah is the author of Prophetic Lament: A Call for Justice in Troubled TimesThe Next Evangelicalism: Freeing the Church from Western Cultural CaptivityMany Colors: Cultural Intelligence for a Changing Church, and Return to Justice: Six Movements That Reignited Our Contemporary Evangelical Conscience. A former church planter and Senior Pastor of Cambridge Community Fellowship Church, a multi-ethnic church living out the values of racial […]

By |2018-07-09T22:22:10-07:00November 8th, 2017|Activism/Justice, Community, Podcast, Racism, Theology|1 Comment