Place/Neighborhood/Parish

  • 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
  • Replacing Church Podcast Genius Loci

#61 & #63 The Genius Loci, Parts 1 & 2

We often use the word “genius” to describe people, but in Roman culture “genius” described places.

  • In part 1, I introduce the concept of the Genius Loci and talk about why it matters for church and mission by exploring the writings of Thomas Moore, activist/theologian Ched Meyers' “Watershed Discipleship,” and the late Leonard Cohen's “Hallelujah.”
  • In part 2, I continue to explore the concept […]
By |2018-06-20T18:45:55-07:00March 28th, 2017|Place/Neighborhood/Parish, Podcast, Spiritual Formation, Theology|Comments Off on #61 & #63 The Genius Loci, Parts 1 & 2

#54 Ron Ruthruff is Closer to the Edge

Dr. Ron Ruthruff is the author of The Least of These: Lessons Learned from Kids on the Street and Closer to the Edge: Walking with Jesus for the World's Sake. He is the Associate Professor of Theology and Culture at the Seattle School of Theology and Psychology. Ron has spent thirty years serving unhoused, street involved youth and their families, and has cultivated community for over […]

By |2018-06-20T18:45:55-07:00January 17th, 2017|Community, Place/Neighborhood/Parish, Podcast, Theology|Comments Off on #54 Ron Ruthruff is Closer to the Edge

#49 All Politics Is Local


In this episode of the RePlacing Church Podcast, I talk about the relationship between the church and politics, God's political platform as expressed in Psalm 146 and Jesus, and 3 post-election practices for the local church.

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By |2018-06-20T18:42:13-07:00November 17th, 2016|Activism/Justice, Place/Neighborhood/Parish, Podcast|Comments Off on #49 All Politics Is Local

#46 Dr. David Leong on Race and Place

Dr. David Leong is the author of the forthcoming book Race and Place: How Urban Geography Shapes the Journey to Reconciliation. He is Associate Professor of Missiology at Seattle Pacific University where his teaching and research focuses on the theological meaning of the city in […]

By |2018-06-20T18:19:36-07:00October 25th, 2016|Community Development & Organizing, Place/Neighborhood/Parish, Podcast, Racism|Comments Off on #46 Dr. David Leong on Race and Place

#45 Matt Canlis on Living at Godspeed in the Parish

Matt Canlis is the creator of Godspeed, a short film about the spiritual formation he experienced during his 13 years as a parish minister in Scotland. Today he serves as pastor of Trinity Church in Wenatchee, Washington where he and his congregation are trying to […]

By |2018-06-20T18:38:37-07:00October 18th, 2016|Pastor/Church, Place/Neighborhood/Parish, Podcast|Comments Off on #45 Matt Canlis on Living at Godspeed in the Parish

#41 Teacher as Sage | The Neighborhood Restorers (RePlacing APEST, 6 of 6)

In this episode, I explore the Teachers as “Sage” by looking at the story of Apollos from the early church, and identifying the three main practices of Sages as they pursue restoration in the neighborhood.
Series Summary: In Ephesians 4, the Apostle Paul mentions 5 gifts for the church – Apostle, Prophet, Evangelist, Shepherd, and Teacher (APEST). Over the past decade […]
By |2018-06-20T18:33:09-07:00September 19th, 2016|APEST in the Neighborhood, Leadership, Place/Neighborhood/Parish, Podcast|Comments Off on #41 Teacher as Sage | The Neighborhood Restorers (RePlacing APEST, 6 of 6)

#40 Shepherd as Healer | The Neighborhood Restorers (RePlacing APEST, 5 of 6)

In this episode, I explore the Shepherd as “Healer” by looking at Psalm 23 and the story of Barnabas from the early church, and identifying the three main practices of Healers as they pursue restoration in the neighborhood.
Series Summary: In Ephesians 4, the Apostle Paul mentions 5 gifts for the church – Apostle, Prophet, Evangelist, Shepherd, and Teacher (APEST). Over […]
By |2018-06-20T18:33:10-07:00September 12th, 2016|APEST in the Neighborhood, Leadership, Place/Neighborhood/Parish, Podcast|Comments Off on #40 Shepherd as Healer | The Neighborhood Restorers (RePlacing APEST, 5 of 6)

#39 Evangelist as Host | The Neighborhood Restorers (RePlacing APEST, 4 of 6)

In this episode, I explore the Evangelist as “Host” by looking at the story of Lydia from the early church and identifying the three main practices of Hosts as they pursue restoration in the neighborhood.
Series Summary: In Ephesians 4, the Apostle Paul mentions 5 gifts for the church – Apostle, Prophet, Evangelist, Shepherd, and Teacher (APEST). Over the past decade […]
By |2018-06-20T18:33:10-07:00September 5th, 2016|APEST in the Neighborhood, Leadership, Place/Neighborhood/Parish, Podcast|Comments Off on #39 Evangelist as Host | The Neighborhood Restorers (RePlacing APEST, 4 of 6)

#38 Prophet as Activist | The Neighborhood Restorers (RePlacing APEST, 3 of 6)

In this episode, I explore the Prophet as “Activist” by looking at the story of Tabitha from the early church and identifying the three main practices of Activists as they pursue restoration in the neighborhood.
Series Summary: In Ephesians 4, the Apostle Paul mentions 5 gifts for the church – Apostle, Prophet, Evangelist, Shepherd, and Teacher (APEST). Over the past decade […]
By |2018-06-20T18:41:30-07:00August 29th, 2016|Activism/Justice, APEST in the Neighborhood, Leadership, Place/Neighborhood/Parish, Podcast|Comments Off on #38 Prophet as Activist | The Neighborhood Restorers (RePlacing APEST, 3 of 6)