Activism/Justice

  • 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 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 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
  • Replacing Church D.L. Mayfield

#76 D.L. Mayfield on Racism, Refugees and Religiosity

D.L. Mayfield is the author of Assimilate or Go Home: Notes from a Failed Missionary on Rediscovering Faith. Her writing has been featured in numerous publications, such as McSweeny’s, Relevant, Geez, The Toast, and Conspire! Her recent articles include “Facing Our Legacy of Lynching,” a cover story for Christianity Today and “Church Planting and the Gospel of Gentrification,” a cover story for Sojourners. She has […]

By |2018-06-20T18:45:16-07:00September 6th, 2017|Activism/Justice, Place/Neighborhood/Parish, Podcast, Racism, Theology|Comments Off on #76 D.L. Mayfield on Racism, Refugees and Religiosity
  • Replacing Church Wendy VanderWal Gritter

#75 Wendy VanderWal Gritter on Faith, Gender and Sexuality

Wendy VanderWal Gritter is the Executive Director of Generous Space Ministries, a Canada-based organization that cultivates safe and radically hospitable spaces for conversation about faith, gender and sexuality. Generous Space is committed to eliminating the fear, division and hostility that so often mark the church’s engagement with these issues. She is also the author of Generous Spaciousness, a book that offers pastoral guidance to church leaders, […]

By |2018-06-21T12:16:01-07:00July 18th, 2017|Activism/Justice, Podcast, Spiritual Formation|Comments Off on #75 Wendy VanderWal Gritter on Faith, Gender and Sexuality
  • Replacing Church Podcast Sarah van Gelder

#68 Sarah van Gelder on the Revolution Where You Live

Sarah van Gelder is an activist and storyteller. She is the author of The Revolution Where You Live: Stories from 12,000 Miles Journey Through A New America. She co-founded the award-winning YES! Magazine over 20 years ago and has been an editor and contributor ever since. She also writes for the Guardian, Huffington Post and other publications, speaks internationally and is a guest on radio and television. […]

By |2018-06-20T18:48:25-07:00May 23rd, 2017|Activism/Justice, Indigenous Wisdom, Place/Neighborhood/Parish, Podcast|Comments Off on #68 Sarah van Gelder on the Revolution Where You Live
  • Replacing Church Podcast Dominique Gilliard

#66 & 67 Dominique Gilliard on Lynching, Mass Incarceration & Restorative Justice

Dominique Gilliard is the author of Rethinking Incarceration: Advocating for Justice that Restores (IVP, Spring 2018) and the Director of Racial Righteousness and Reconciliation for the Love Mercy, Do Justice ministry initiative of the Evangelical Covenant Church (ECC), where he is an ordained minister. Dominique has served in pastoral ministry in Atlanta, Chicago and Oakland. He also serves on the board […]

By |2018-06-20T18:42:56-07:00May 10th, 2017|Activism/Justice, Podcast, Racism|Comments Off on #66 & 67 Dominique Gilliard on Lynching, Mass Incarceration & Restorative Justice
  • Replacing Church Podcast Alexia Salvatierra

#65 Alexia Salvatierra on Faith-Rooted Organizing

Rev. Alexia Salvatierra is the founder and “madrina” of the Faith-Rooted Organizing UnNetwork. She is a Lutheran Pastor with over 35 years of experience in community ministry, including church-based service and community development programs, congregational and community organizing, and legislative advocacy. She is the author with Dr. Peter Heltzel of Faith-Rooted Organizing: Mobilizing the Church in Service to the World. She has been a national leader […]

By |2018-06-20T18:42:13-07:00May 4th, 2017|Activism/Justice, Leadership, Podcast|Comments Off on #65 Alexia Salvatierra on Faith-Rooted Organizing
  • Replacing Church Podcast Ched Myers

#64 Ched Myers on Watershed Discipleship

Ched Myers is an activist theologian, biblical scholar, popular educator, organizer and advocate who has spent the past 40 years working in movements for social change, and empowering Christians in the life and work of peace, justice, and radical discipleship. He is the author of more than 100 articles and over a half dozen books, including Binding the Strong Man: A […]

By |2018-06-20T18:42:13-07:00April 20th, 2017|Activism/Justice, Place/Neighborhood/Parish, Podcast|Comments Off on #64 Ched Myers on Watershed Discipleship

#58 Dr. Tina Schermer Sellers on Sex, God & the Church

Dr. Tina Schermer Sellers is the author of the forthcoming 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 […]

By |2018-06-21T12:16:18-07:00February 14th, 2017|Activism/Justice, Podcast, Spiritual Formation|Comments Off on #58 Dr. Tina Schermer Sellers on Sex, God & the Church