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Reflection and resources at the intersection of culture and faith through an inclusive Christian lens. Subscribe on iTunes, Spotify, or wherever you like to pod so you don't miss an episode!

Mitch Randall and Autumn Lockett


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    Good Faith Weekly, 11/26/2021 - Sneak Peek at The Raceless Gospel Podcast Advent Special!

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 24, 2021 5:21

    A weekly podcast exploring stories at the intersection of faith and culture through an inclusive Christian lens. This week Mitch and Autumn take a break and feature a sneak peek of The Raceless Gospel Podcast Advent Special with Rev. Starlette Thomas.A season of preparation for a ‘kin-dom' that is coming. Back up. Give everyone some space. There is “plenty good room.” Come one, come all to Jesus.Make sure to subscribe to The Raceless Gospel Podcast so you never miss an episode!

    Good Faith Weekly, 11/19/2021 - Keeping The Faith Press with Jonathan Walton and Sy Hoekstra

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 19, 2021 49:38

    A weekly podcast exploring stories at the intersection of faith and culture through an inclusive Christian lens. This week Mitch and Autumn talk about the pending court cases and their intersectionality with the faults in our justice system.Later, Jonathan Walton and Sy Hoekstra join the show. They recently started a new online venture called Keeping The Faith Press aimed at creating a space for Christians of all stripes to center and elevate marginalized voices in order to firmly plant ourselves in God's kingdom, and leave a colonized, western Christianity.

    Good Faith Weekly, 11/11/2021 - Festival of Faiths with Sarah Riggs Reed and Dr. Lewis Brogdon

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 12, 2021 56:40

    A weekly podcast exploring stories at the intersection of faith and culture through an inclusive Christian lens. This week Mitch and Autumn talk about the vaccine rollout for children, the current pending cases with justice hanging in the balance, and how we can all look forward to the future.Later, Sarah Riggs Reed, managing director for the Center for Interfaith Relations in Louisville, KY and Dr. Lewis Brogdon, associate professor of Preaching and Black Church Studies and director of the Institute for Black Church Studies at the Baptist Seminary of Kentucky, join the show to talk about the upcoming Festival of Faiths. Learn more at festivaloffaiths.org.

    Good Faith Weekly, 11/05/2021 - Athena to Barbie with Dr. Lenore Wright

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 5, 2021 53:43

    A weekly podcast exploring stories at the intersection of faith and culture through an inclusive Christian lens. This week Mitch and Autumn talk about the Supreme Court, Covid Vaccines for kids, and the ongoing results from elections around the country. (Podcast was recorded on Wednesday, November 3, when some results were still pending.)Later, Dr. Lenore Wright joins the show to talk about her latest book, Athena to Barbie: Bodies, Archetypes, and Women's Search for Self. Dr. Wright is the Director of the Academy for Teaching and Learning (ATL) and Associate Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies & Philosophy at Baylor University. Wright's scholarly interests include theories and modes of self-representation and feminist philosophy.Her new book explores the vexed nature of being a woman. It maps the four corners of impossible choice a female faces because of the female body--her body as spiritual space (Mary), as political space (Athena), as erotic space (Venus), and as materialist space (Barbie). The book tracks the difficulty women face in understanding themselves as someone who has, but is not only, a body.

    Good Faith Weekly, 10/29/2021 - European Baptist Federation

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 29, 2021 72:13

    A weekly podcast exploring stories at the intersection of faith and culture through an inclusive Christian lens. This week guest host Alyssa Aldape joins Autumn Lockett to discuss Christian Nationalism through the eyes of a missionary kid. Later, European Baptist Federation incoming and outgoing leaders, Alan Donaldson and Tony Peck (respectively), join the show to discuss the good work being done through cooperation among Baptists throughout Europe. Learn more about EBF at https://www.ebf.org/.

    Good Faith Weekly, 10/22/2021 - Marv Knox

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 22, 2021 45:56

    A weekly podcast exploring stories at the intersection of faith and culture through an inclusive Christian lens. This week Mitch and Autumn discuss religious exemptions to the Covid-19 vaccine, the great resignation, and the ongoing struggle within the Southern Baptist Convention.Later, Marv Knox joins the show. Marv became the founding leader of Fellowship Southwest in 2017 after a four-decade career in Baptist journalism, including almost 20 years as editor of the Baptist Standard in Texas. He is retiring later this year and has a hopeful message for all people of good faith.

    Good Faith Weekly, 10/15/2021 - Baptist World Alliance with Dr. Elijah Brown

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 15, 2021 45:09

    A weekly podcast exploring stories at the intersection of faith and culture through an inclusive Christian lens. This week Mitch and Autumn discuss Indigenous People's Day and the supply chain issues.Later, General Secretary of Baptist World Alliance, Dr. Elijah Brown, joins the show to talk about the many ways Baptists are impacting the world for good. From their response to the pandemic of 1920 through 100 years of serving, BWA is sharing a common confession of faith in Jesus Christ bonded together by God's love to support, encourage and strengthen one another while proclaiming and living the Gospel of Jesus Christ in the power of the Holy Spirit before a lost and hurting world. Learn more at BaptistWorld.org.

    Good Faith Weekly, 10/08/2021 - Fellowship Southwest with Stephen Reeves and Elket Rodriguez

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 8, 2021 53:04

    A weekly podcast exploring stories at the intersection of faith and culture through an inclusive Christian lens. This week Mitch and Autumn discuss the next step in Covid-19 vaccine access for children and where Christian faith goes from here.Later, Stephen Reeves of Fellowship Southwest and Elket Rodriguez of Cooperative Baptist Fellowship join the show to talk about their work along the southern border of Texas. Learn more about their mission at FellowshipSouthwest.org.

    Good Faith Weekly, 10/01/2021 - Dr. Laine Scales interviews Dr. Blake Burleson and Dr. Burt Burleson

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 1, 2021 40:10

    A weekly podcast exploring stories at the intersection of faith and culture through an inclusive Christian lens. This week Starlette and Autumn talk about how we can be good neighbors.Later, guest interviewer, Dr. Laine Scales, talks with Dr. Blake Burleson, Senior Lecturer in the Department of Religion and Associate Dean of Undergraduate Studies at Baylor University, and Dr. Burt Burleson, University Chaplain at Baylor. The Burlesons discovered some interesting family history as the university began their Commission on Historic Campus Representations. The Burlesons were surprised to learn in the process that that their ancestor, twice president of Baylor University, was a promoter of the Lost Cause. This is the idea that God was on the side of the South and that white supremacy was divinely ordained. Baylor, along with other Christian universities, has had to face these hard truths about their founding.

    Good Faith Weekly, 09/24/2021 - Welcoming Refugees with Good Faith

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 24, 2021 59:42

    A weekly podcast exploring stories at the intersection of faith and culture through an inclusive Christian lens. This week Mitch and Autumn talk about how people of Good Faith can help refugees.Three guests talk about their missions to help refugees and asylum seekers in the United States and Canada.First, Rick Sample, Cooperative Baptist Fellowship field personnel serving in San Francisco, California about their longterm outreach to refugees in the area. To reach out to Rick and support his work, email rsample@cbf.net.Next, Marc Wyatt, Cooperative Baptist Fellowship field personnel serving in the Research Triangle of North Carolina discusses how Welcome Houses started and how the model has adapted to best serve refugees. Learn more about Welcome House and support their work at WelcomeHouseRaleigh.org.Later, Adam Soltani joins the show to talk about his mission of enhancing understanding of Islam, protecting civil rights, promoting justice, and empowering American Muslims. Adam is Executive Director of the Council on American-Islamic Relations in Oklahoma or better known as CAIR OK. CAIR Oklahoma's vision is to be a leading advocate for justice and mutual understanding. Learn more about CAIR and support their work at CAIROklahoma.com.

    Good Faith Weekly, 09/16/2021 - That Pastor From Oklahoma, Jeremy Coleman

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 17, 2021 46:53

    A weekly podcast exploring stories at the intersection of faith and culture through an inclusive Christian lens. This week Mitch and Autumn talk about Good Faith Media's offer to help church's care for their pastors, by filling the pulpit for free!Later, Jeremy Coleman, better known as TikTok's "That Pastor from Oklahoma" joins the show to talk about his viral social media presence. He uses TikTok to reach people and discuss difficult topics, and to confront difficult issues facing the American evangelical church. Learn more and support Jeremy's work by clicking here.

    Good Faith Weekly, 09/10/2021 - Strong Women v Texas with Skye Perryman and Dr. Jen Villavicencio

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 10, 2021 46:16

    A weekly podcast exploring stories at the intersection of faith and culture through an inclusive Christian lens. This week Mitch and Autumn talk about pastoral care during a pandemic, the Texas "Heartbeat" Act, and remember the 20th anniversary of 9/11/.Later, attorney Skye Perryman of Democracy Forward and OB/Gyn.Dr. Jen Villavicencio join the show to lend their expert voices to the chorus of people of faith who oppose the Texas "Heartbeat" Act. To learn more about how the law and other like it impact our neighbors, click over to the Guttmacher Institute.

    Good Faith Weekly, 09/03/2021 - Voices from Louisiana

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 3, 2021 40:04

    A weekly podcast exploring stories at the intersection of faith and culture through an inclusive Christian lens. This week Mitch and Autumn talk about the Covid 19, the ending of the war in Afghanistan, and Hurricane Ida.Later, Rev. Dr. Sam Tolbert and GFM fall intern Emma Fraley join the show to talk about Hurricane Ida and the relief efforts in Louisiana.

    Good Faith Weekly, 08/27/2021 - What about our kids? with pediatrician Dr. Jared Beavers

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 27, 2021 53:06

    A weekly podcast exploring stories at the intersection of faith and culture through an inclusive Christian lens. This week Mitch and Autumn talk about the GFM Glacier National Park experience, Afghanistan and refugees, and the Delta variant. *This episode was recorded prior to the Kabul airport explosion. Our hearts and prayers go out to the thirteen US service members, 60 Afghans, and their families.*Later, pediatrician Dr. Jared Beavers joins the show to talk about how we can keep our children safe while we wait for them to be eligible for the Covid vaccine.

    Good Faith Weekly, 08/13/2021 - Kyndall Rae Rothaus, author of Thy Queendom Come: Breaking Free from the Patriarchy to Save Your Soul

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 13, 2021 50:28

    A weekly podcast exploring stories at the intersection of faith and culture through an inclusive Christian lens. This week Mitch and Autumn talk about the dust-ups in Texas, staying safe from Covid, and the GFM project revealing the harm done by conversion therapy - in all its forms.Later, Kyndall Rae Rothaus joins the show to talk about her new book, Thy Queendom Come: Breaking Free from the Patriarchy to Save Your Soul. You can preorder the book wherever books are sold, but to support an independent bookstore, consider Fabled Bookshop and Cafe in Waco, Texas: https://fabledbookshop.com/item/ayM6jXFx2nXIlHgNnoeP7w

    Good Faith Weekly, 08/06/2021 - Better Capitalism book by Paul Knowlton and Aaron Hedges

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 6, 2021 46:56

    A weekly podcast exploring stories at the intersection of faith and culture through an inclusive Christian lens. This week Mitch and Autumn talk about the Insurrection trial, the Olympics, and the Delta variant.Later, Paul Knowlton and Aaron Hedges join the show. Paul and Aaron are the authors of Better Capitalism, their new book that explores the possibility of moving from a plantation economy to an economy of partnership. Learn more about the book at https://www.amazon.com/Better-Capitalism-Plantation-Partnership-Economics.

    Good Faith Weekly, 07/30/2021 - April Heiple of Food and Shelter Inc. in Norman, OK

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 30, 2021 52:02

    A weekly podcast exploring stories at the intersection of faith and culture through an inclusive Christian lens. This week Mitch and Autumn talk about the Insurrection trial, the Olympics, and the Delta variant.Later, April Heiple of Food and Shelter Inc. in Norman, Oklahoma joins the show to talk about her work with the growing homeless population. For over 30 years, Food and Shelter Inc. has been providing services that empower people in need of food, homes and hope.

    Good Faith Weekly, 07/23/2021 - Dr. Amber Schmidtke on Covid and Skye Perryman on Democracy Forward

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 23, 2021 55:24

    A weekly podcast exploring stories at the intersection of faith and culture through an inclusive Christian lens. This week Mitch and Autumn talk about the Delta Variant.Dr. Amber Schmidtke joins the show to discuss recent Covid-19 developments. Dr. Schmidtke did her post-doctoral fellowship at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and is the new Division Chair of Natural Sciences and Mathematics at the University of Saint Mary.Later, Skye Perryman, a lawyer, advocate, and leader with a track record of taking on and winning critical fights that advance democratic values educates us all on the current state of our nation. Skye was recently named President and CEO of Democracy Forward Foundation in June 2021.

    Good Faith Weekly, 07/16/2021 - Dr. Laine Scales interviews Dr. Jonathan Tran

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 16, 2021 38:10

    A weekly podcast exploring stories at the intersection of faith and culture through an inclusive Christian lens. This week Mitch and Autumn talk about Mitch's trip to Washington D.C. and the Delta Variant.Later, guest interviewer, Dr. Laine Scales, talks with Dr. Jonathan Tran about his upcoming book, Asian Americans and the Spirit of Racial Capitalism. Originally from Southern California, Dr. Tran joined Baylor's Religion Department in 2006 after completing my graduate studies in theology and ethics at Duke University. He teaches undergraduate and graduate courses and his research examines the theological and political implications of human life in language.

    Good Faith Weekly, 07/09/2021 - Revs on the Road with Jenna Sullivan and Ashley Robinson

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 9, 2021 52:33

    A weekly podcast exploring stories at the intersection of faith and culture through an inclusive Christian lens. This week Mitch and Autumn talk about celebrating the first year as Good Faith Media and the Delta variant creeping across the south.Later, Rev. Ashley Robinson and Rev. Jenna Sullivan join the show to talk about their new podcast on the Good Faith Media Network, Revs on the Road. Ashley and Jenna are pastoral residents at Wilshire Baptist Church in Dallas, Texas. In Revs on the Road, they step out of the pulpit and see what God is up to in the world. They're not leaving the church — just finding it in all kinds of beautiful places.

    Good Faith Weekly, 07/02/2021 - Christians Against Christian Nationalism with Amanda Tyler of BJC

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 2, 2021 52:15

    A weekly podcast exploring stories at the intersection of faith and culture through an inclusive Christian lens. This week Mitch and Autumn talk about the first year of Good Faith Media.Later, Amanda Tyler joins the show. She is the executive director of BJC, leading the organization as it upholds the historic Baptist principle of religious liberty, defending the free exercise of religion and protecting against its establishment by government. Learn more about their work against Christian Nationalism at https://www.christiansagainstchristiannationalism.org.

    Good Faith Weekly, 06/25/2021 - Celebrating Pride with Rev. Nathan Russell

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 25, 2021 58:56

    A weekly podcast exploring stories at the intersection of faith and culture through an inclusive Christian lens. This week Mitch and Autumn talk about the importance of faith communities embracing Pride.Later, Rev. Nathan Russell joins the show. Nathan is the Senior Pastor of Washington Avenue Christian Church. His journey to and through ministry as a gay man is beautiful. You won't want to miss a second!

    Good Faith Weekly, 06/18/2021 - Celebrating Pride with Rev. June Joplin | Mark Winfield covers the Southern Baptist Convention's Annual Meeting

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 18, 2021 61:46

    A weekly podcast exploring stories at the intersection of faith and culture through an inclusive Christian lens. This week Mitch and Autumn talk about Pride and the gaslighting that continues within the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC).Mark Wingfield, executive director and publisher of Baptist News Global, discusses his expert coverage of the SBC's Annual Meeting. Mitch and Mark reminisce about how things have and definitely have not changed in the past two decades.Later, Rev. June Joplin joins the show to talk about Pride and her journey over the past year. June is the Associate Pastor of Programs and Congregational Care at Metropolitan Community Church in Toronto, Ontario. One year ago this week, June delivered a thorough, compassionate, and bold sermon to her previous church, as she came out to her congregation identifying as a transgender woman.

    Good Faith Weekly, 06/11/2021 - Dr. Jeff White of American Baptist Churches USA | Rev. Alyssa Adalpe and Rev. Starlette Thomas about GFM

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 11, 2021 62:39

    A weekly podcast exploring stories at the intersection of faith and culture through an inclusive Christian lens. This week Mitch and Autumn talk about how they're processing the time spent in Tulsa commemorating the 1921 massacre.Dr. Jeff White of American Baptist Churches USA joins the show to talk about their work in faith and social justice. Their Biennial Mission Summit is June 24-26 and registration is open! Click here to learn more.Later, the two newest GFM contributing correspondents join the show to talk about their callings and where the church is headed.Rev. Starlette Thomas is a contributing correspondent, the host of the Good Faith Media podcast, “The Raceless Gospel,” and a member of the Good Faith Media strategic advisory board. An ordained Baptist minister, Thomas has served previously in both local churches and denominational entities. She is presently pursuing a Doctor of Ministry degree at Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington, D.C., studying ecclesiology, the intersections of gender, politics and race, and their interplay for a transformative spirituality. She resides in Bowie, Maryland.Rev. Alyssa Adalpe is a contributing correspondent for Good Faith Media. She has served as a pastor in churches in Georgia and DC, holds a B.A. from Samford University and an M.Div. from Mercer's McAfee School of Theology where she discovered her love of writing. She lives in DC.

    Good Faith Weekly, 06/04/2021 - Brave Churches: Tackling Tough Topics Together by Elizabeth Hagan

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 4, 2021 46:40

    A weekly podcast exploring stories at the intersection of faith and culture through an inclusive Christian lens. This week Mitch and Autumn talk about the week the GFM team spent in Tulsa commemorating the 100 year anniversary of the Tulsa Race Massacre.Later, Reverend Elizabeth Hagan joins the show. Elizabeth is an author who believes in telling vulnerable stories. For 8 years she struggled with miscarriage, infertility, and adoption loss. She previously wrote about her loss in a memoir called Birthed.Her new book, “Brave Church: Tackling Tough Topics Together” is an honest and revealing conversation about life’s most difficult moments. Learn more about Elizabeth's important work and purchase her new book at ElizabethHagan.com.

    Good Faith Weekly, 05/28/2021 - Nathanial Green, Communications Manager for Q Christian Fellowship

    Play Episode Listen Later May 28, 2021 54:50

    A weekly podcast exploring stories at the intersection of faith and culture through an inclusive Christian lens. This week Mitch and Autumn talk about the exodus of many from the Southern Baptist Convention and explore the concept of #SacredSpaces.Later, Nathanial Green joins the show. Nathanial is the Communications Manager for Q Christian Fellowship (QFC). QFC is a diverse community with varied backgrounds, cultures, theologies and denominations, drawn together through their love of Christ and their belief that every person is a beloved child of God.Learn more about Q Christian Fellowship and their important work at https://www.qchristian.org/.

    Good Faith Weekly, 05/21/2021 - Hadar Susskind, CEO of Americans for Peace Now | Leib Kaminsky, Environmental Justice Advocate

    Play Episode Listen Later May 21, 2021 59:21

    A weekly podcast exploring stories at the intersection of faith and culture through an inclusive Christian lens. This week Mitch and Autumn talk about the unrest in the Middle East.Hadar Susskind, CEO of Americans for Peace Now, joins the show to talk about APN's hope and vision for peace between Israel and Palestine.Later, Leib Kaminsky, who has a passion and expertise in environmental justice, discusses the importance of conservation and educating the next generation.

    Good Faith Weekly, 05/14/2021 - Epidemiologist Dr. Amber Schmidtke

    Play Episode Listen Later May 14, 2021 41:30

    A weekly podcast exploring stories at the intersection of faith and culture through an inclusive Christian lens. This week Mitch and Autumn talk about the ongoing Covid-19 crisis in India.Later, Dr. Amber Schmidtke joins the show to talk about the lates news surrounding Covid-19 in the US. She is an epidemiologist and currently volunteers on the Georgia COVID-19 Data State Task Force. She has worked at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. You'll find good science and hope in this episode!

    Good Faith Weekly, 05/07/2021 - Dr. Laine Scales with Rev. John Garland from San Antonio Mennonite Church

    Play Episode Listen Later May 7, 2021 34:15

    A weekly podcast exploring stories at the intersection of faith and culture through an inclusive Christian lens. This week, guest host Dr. Laine Scales spends time exploring the ministry of Rev. John Garland.Dr. Scales is Professor of Social Work at Baylor University where she has been teaching for over 20 years. She studies the history of Baptist women in missions and social work and has authored or co-authored 10 books and over 40 articles and chapters. Apart from her life at the university, Dr. Scales is active in her congregation, Hope Fellowship, and founder of a faith based non-profit called Good Neighbor House, a community hub for the arts, education, recreation, and worship.Rev. John Garland is the pastor of San Antonio Mennonite Church, which is “committed to do justice, love mercy, and walk humbly with our God. We engage in healing ourselves and others by receiving God's love.” Reverend Garland reflects upon a theology of hospitality and describes the church’s work providing shelter, advocacy, and other services for stranded asylum seekers in its hospitality house.

    Good Faith Weekly, 04/30/2021 - Holding Sacred Space with Rev. Starlette Thomas

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 30, 2021 48:51

    A weekly podcast exploring stories at the intersection of faith and culture through an inclusive Christian lens. This week Mitch and Autumn talk about Rick Santorum's comments about American heritage and the ongoing Covid-19 crisis in India.Later, Rev. Starlette Thomas joins the show to talk about the time she spent in Minneapolis following the guilty verdict in Dereck Chauvin's case. Can a community mourn and move the whole world forward?

    Good Faith Weekly, 04/23/2021 - Reproductive Health and Rights with China Dickerson and Dr. Jen Villavicencio

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 23, 2021 53:34

    A weekly podcast exploring stories at the intersection of faith and culture through an inclusive Christian lens. This week Mitch and Autumn talk about the guilty verdicts in the trial of Derek Chauvin and Earth Day.Later, China Dickerson and Dr. Jen Villavicencio join the show to discuss policy and health practices surrounding reproductive rights. China Dickerson is the National Political Director for the political organization, Forward Majority. Dr. Jen Villavicencio completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Brown University/Women and Infants Hospital where she developed a passion for family planning. They both lend their expert voices to this delicate subject.

    Good Faith Weekly, 04/16/2021 - The Making of Biblical Womanhood: How the Subjugation of Women Became Gospel Truth, with Beth Allison Barr

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 16, 2021 54:55

    A weekly podcast exploring stories at the intersection of faith and culture through an inclusive Christian lens. This week Mitch and Autumn talk about the trial of Derek Chauvin, troop withdrawal, and the Johnson and Johnson vaccine pause.Later, Beth Allison Barr joins the show to talk about her new book, The Making of Biblical Womanhood: How the Subjugation of Women Became Gospel Truth. Biblical womanhood--the belief that God designed women to be submissive wives, virtuous mothers, and joyful homemakers--pervades North American Christianity. From choices about careers to roles in local churches to relationship dynamics, this belief shapes the everyday lives of evangelical women. Yet biblical womanhood isn't biblical, says Baylor University historian Beth Allison Barr. It arose from a series of clearly definable historical moments. Learn more and preorder her book by following this link.

    Good Faith Weekly, 04/09/2021 - Taking Apart Bootstrap Theology: Gospel of Generosity and Justice by Dr. Terrell Carter

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 9, 2021 57:01

    A weekly podcast exploring stories at the intersection of faith and culture through an inclusive Christian lens. This week Mitch and Autumn talk about the trial of Derek Chauvin, the Gallup poll showing declining church membership, and two new podcasts from Good Faith Media - The Raceless Gospel and Discovering Wholeness.Later, Dr. Terrell Carter joins the show to talk about his new book, Taking Apart Bootstrap Theology: Gospel of Generosity and Justice, available for preorder now by following this link.

    Good Faith Weekly, 04/02/2021 - Discovering Wholeness Podcast

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 1, 2021 47:48

    A weekly podcast exploring stories at the intersection of faith and culture through an inclusive Christian lens. This week Mitch and Autumn talk about Easter and the trial of Derek Chauvin.Later, Kyndall Rae Rothaus, Kyndra Frazier and Gillian Drader join the show to talk about their new podcast, Discovering Wholeness. “Discovering Wholeness: Healing Trauma, Unearthing Self” will focus on a variety of topics that address what it means to heal from trauma.The first two episodes of season one will be available on April 6, with a weekly episode release for the subsequent seven episodes.

    Good Faith Weekly, 03/26/2021 - Shauw Chin Capps

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 26, 2021 41:43

    A weekly podcast exploring stories at the intersection of faith and culture through an inclusive Christian lens. This week Mitch and Autumn talk about the Virginia decision to abolish the death penalty and the shootings in Atlanta and Boulder.Later, Shauw Chin Capps joins the show to talk about her family's immigration to the US and experiences as an Asian-American. She offers insights through faith and her background in social work - and sees hope on the horizon!

    Good Faith Weekly, 03/19/2021 - Curtis Ramsey-Lucas of #InThisTogether: Ministry in Times of Crisis

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 19, 2021 38:47

    A weekly podcast exploring stories at the intersection of faith and culture through an inclusive Christian lens. This week Mitch and Autumn talk about the Covid-19 vaccine and the shootings in Georgia.Later, Curtis Ramsey-Lucas joins the show to talk about his recently published book, #InThisTogether: Ministry in Times of Crisis. In a world still reeling from pandemic and in a nation confronting the persistence of racism and systemic injustice, this timely volume brings the wisdom of experience from clergy and other leaders on the frontlines of spiritual care and social advocacy. Learn more by clicking here.

    Good Faith Weekly, 03/12/2021 - The Raceless Gospel Podcast with Starlette Thomas

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 12, 2021 41:50


    A weekly podcast exploring stories at the intersection of faith and culture through an inclusive Christian lens. This week Mitch and Autumn talk about the stimulus bill, voter restriction in Georgia, and Beth Moore leaving the Southern Baptist Convention.Later, Reverend Starlette Thomas joins the show to talk about her new podcast, The Raceless Gospel - where Word meets flesh.Sharing stories of where that word, race, met our own, when its meanings were rubbed into our skin, why it gets under our skin, how current events fit in and what the Church in North America can do about it. Segregated on Sunday mornings, the Raceless Gospel Podcast is the church service I have always wanted.Modeled after a worship service and complete with the call and response of guests, it captures the liturgy of life, the hymn singing of the hum drum, the unbelievable and everything in between with testimonies of the new creation, the new kin- dom on the way. It is a conversation about words that we need to flesh out.Learn more at GoodFaithMedia.org.


    Good Faith Weekly, 03/05/2021 - Dr. John Franke on Missional Theology

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 5, 2021 46:03

    A weekly podcast exploring stories at the intersection of faith and culture through an inclusive Christian lens. This week Mitch and Autumn talk about Cancel Culture, the continuing mask debates, and more access to vaccines.Later, Dr. John Franke joins the show to talk about the concepts behind his new book, Missional Theology. John is theologian in residence for Second Presbyterian Church in Indianapolis, Indiana. He also serves as an affiliate professor of theology at Christian Theological Seminary, general coordinator of the Gospel and Our Culture Network in North America, and adjunct professor at Princeton Theological Seminary.

    Good Faith Weekly, 02/26/2021 - Dr. Tony Talbert and Dr. Helen Harris on GAU Charter at Baylor

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 26, 2021 52:32

    A weekly podcast exploring stories at the intersection of faith and culture through an inclusive Christian lens. This week Mitch and Autumn talk about what an increased minimum wage could do for the US.Later, Dr. Tony Talbert and Dr. Helen Harris, professors at Baylor University, join the show to talk about their work with the LGBTQ+ student organization, Gamma Alpha Upsilon. The group's charter passed the faculty senate - another step closer to their goal of being an official student organization.

    Good Faith Weekly, 02/19/2021 - Here's the Church, Here's the Steeple, Open the Doors, It's Reverend Peoples!

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 19, 2021 48:38

    A weekly podcast exploring stories at the intersection of faith and culture through an inclusive Christian lens. This week Mitch and Autumn talk about the Polar Vortex. Later, Reverend Timothy Peoples joins the show. Timothy is Senior Pastor at Emerywood Baptist Church in High Point, North Carolina. He describes ministry as a place where he can experience the Spirit move, guide and mature a diverse body of people into a beautiful community, carrying out the mission of God.

    Good Faith Weekly, 02/12/2021 - Meet the Interns!

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 12, 2021 40:53

    A weekly podcast exploring stories at the intersection of faith and culture through an inclusive Christian lens. This week Mitch and Autumn talk about the impeachment trial, freedom and responsibility of speech, and the ongoing Covid-19 vaccine rollout.Later, this semester's Ernest C. Hynd's Good Faith Media Interns, Jana Peterson and Jessica McDougald join the show to discuss their path to ministry and work at GFM.

    Good Faith Weekly, 02/04/2021 - Investigative Reporter and Author, Sarah Posner

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 5, 2021 44:11

    A weekly podcast exploring stories at the intersection of faith and culture through an inclusive Christian lens. This week Mitch and Autumn talk about the Big Tent of the Republican Party, and whether or not it may be stretching too thin. They also discuss the GameStopping of Wall Street and the very slow rollout of Covid-19 vaccines.Later, investigative reporter and author, Sarah Posner, joins the show. Sarah is a Reporting Fellow with Type Investigations. Her investigative reporting and analysis on the religious right in Republican politics has appeared in Rolling Stone, The New Republic, Vice, HuffPost, The Nation, Mother Jones, The New York Times, The Washington Post, The American Prospect, Talking Points Memo, and many other publications.​Her new book, Unholy: Why White Evangelicals Worship at the Altar of Donald Trump is now available. Her 2008 book, God's Profits: Faith, Fraud, and the Republican Crusade for Values Voters, explored the unholy alliance between the Republican Party and prosperity televangelists. She brings stunning insight to the January 6th Insurrection and the many tangled roots that led to it.

    Good Faith Weekly, 01/29/2021 - Infectious Disease Specialist, Dr. Amanda Novack

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 29, 2021 51:40

    A weekly podcast exploring stories at the intersection of faith and culture through an inclusive Christian lens. This week Mitch and Autumn talk about the responsibility of people of faith to care for the planet and for each other.Later, Dr. Amanda Novack, who specializes in infectious diseases at Baptist Health Medical Center in Little Rock, AR joins the show. She provides infectious diseases consults, antimicrobial stewardship support, and infection control support. Her perspective on the pandemic offers hope and practical advice for us all.

    Good Faith Weekly, 01/22/2021 - The Baylor Collaborative on Hunger and Poverty

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 22, 2021 37:55

    A weekly podcast exploring stories at the intersection of faith and culture through an inclusive Christian lens. This week Mitch and Autumn talk about the Inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris.Later, Dr. Laine Scales interviews Jeremy Everett about the Baylor Collaborative on Hunger and Poverty. Dr. Laine Scales is Professor of Social Work at Baylor University where she has been teaching for over 20 years. She studies the history of Baptist women in missions and social work and has authored or co-authored 10 books and over 40 articles and chapters. Apart from her life at the university, Dr. Scales is active in her congregation, Hope Fellowship, and founder of a faith based non-profit called Good Neighbor House, a community hub for the arts, education, recreation, and worship.Jeremy Everett is the founder and executive director of the Baylor Collaborative on Hunger and Poverty. The Collaborative integrates research and practice through projects such as: the Texas Hunger Initiative; the Research Fellows Program; the Global Hunger and Migration Project; the Theology, Ecology, and Food Justice Program; and the Hunger Data Lab. Jeremy is the author of I Was Hungry: Cultivating Common Ground to End an American Crisis.

    Good Faith Weekly, 01/15/2021 - Faith-based author Annette Miller on her book Daring the Dark

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 15, 2021 46:58

    A weekly podcast exploring stories at the intersection of faith and culture through an inclusive Christian lens. This week Mitch and Autumn talk about the end of the Trump administration and the effects that will linger.Later, Annette Miller joins the show to talk about her new book, Daring the Dark. Annette is an explorer into the human life. She uses her curiosity of psychology, spirituality, art and science to expand her vision. Learn more at AnnetteMiller.com.

    Good Faith Weekly, 01/08/2021 - Introducing Pilgrimages of Surviving and Thriving, a Lott Carey Podcast

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 8, 2021 45:58

    A weekly podcast exploring stories at the intersection of faith and culture through an inclusive Christian lens. This week Mitch and Autumn talk about the insurrection at the US Capitol and the systemic racism at its core.Later, Dr. David Emmanuel Goatley and Dr. Jacquenline Madison-McCreary join to show to discuss their new podcast, Pilgrimages of Surviving and Thriving. The podcast delivers wisdom from the Black church for the whole church. Starting on January 13, 2021, a new episode will go live each week featuring a prominent Black pastoral leader. Get rich insights -- and transparency -- on how spiritual gifts interact with unique settings for ministry.

    Good Faith Weekly, 12/23/2020 - Dr. Ralph West, founder and senior pastor of The Church Without Walls in Houston, Texas

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 23, 2020 44:19

    A weekly podcast exploring stories at the intersection of faith and culture through an inclusive Christian lens. This week Mitch and Autumn talk about bidding adieu to 2020 in their final episode of the year. This marks the 50th episode of Good Faith Weekly!Later, Dr. Ralph West joins the show. Dr. West serves as founder and senior pastor of The Church Without Walls in Houston, Texas. The church began with 32 members and now embraces 24,000+ families meeting in three locations and conducting six services each Sunday.This month, he announced his departure from the Southern Baptist Convention after the denomination's six, white, male seminary presidents declared critical race theory to be “inconsistent” with the Baptist Faith and Message.Learn more about Dr. West's work by following this link.

    Good Faith Weekly, 12/18/2020 - Dr. Amber Schmidtke, Medical Microbiologist and Immunologist

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 18, 2020 41:43

    A weekly podcast exploring stories at the intersection of faith and culture through an inclusive Christian lens. This week Mitch and Autumn talk about protests in Washington D.C., disrespect of Dr. Jill Biden, and the hope brought by Covid-19 vaccines.Later, Dr. Amber Schmidtke joins the show. Dr. Schmidtke is a Medical Microbiologist and Immunologist. She describes the current state of the pandemic and the scientific renaissance fueling the new vaccine technology. Learn more about Dr. Schmidtke and her work here.

    Good Faith Weekly, 12/11/2020 - Author, John M. Barry

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 11, 2020 44:34

    A weekly podcast exploring stories at the intersection of faith and culture through an inclusive Christian lens. This week Mitch and Autumn talk about the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic and congress's delay in a stimulus package.Later, John M. Barry joins the show to discuss his book, The Great Influenza: The Story of the Deadliest Pandemic in History. The strongest weapon against pandemic is the truth. John explains why in the definitive account of the 1918 Flu Epidemic.

    Good Faith Weekly, 11/25/2020 - Singing Through the Sorrow

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 25, 2020 33:16

    A weekly podcast exploring stories at the intersection of faith and culture through an inclusive Christian lens. This week Mitch and Autumn talk about Mitch's grandfather and his ongoing legacy of love and family.Later, Leigh Anne Armstrong joins the show. Leigh Anne has written and performed a new song every day of the Covid-19 pandemic. She offers insight and hope through her words and music. You can find Leigh Anne's songs on Facebook or on Instagram.

    Good Faith Weekly, 11/20/2020 - Canadian Baptist Ministries

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 20, 2020 34:44

    A weekly podcast exploring stories at the intersection of faith and culture through an inclusive Christian lens. This week Mitch and Autumn talk about the rising Covid-19 numbers and the (lack of) presidential transition of power.Later, Jennifer Lau from Canadian Baptist Ministries joins the show to talk about her work as their new Executive Director. CBM believes: Together, equipped with faith, we extend hope and act in love. From this centre we move out with confidence into the brokenness of the world with compassion, patience and humility. She offers a message of hope, just in time for the close of 2020.

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