Change Makers EPS 61: Allan “Alonzo” Wind on Andean Adventures, USAID, the Peace Corps, and his work with CARE and Plan International in Peru, Nicaragua, Angola, Nigeria, Iraq, Afghanistan, South Africa, Ecuador, Bolivia, the Dominican Republic and the UK

Allan J. “Alonzo” Wind is a retired Senior Foreign Service Officer from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), having worked off and on with the Agency primarily overseas on diplomatic assignments from 1990 to 2019 in the Peru, Nicaragua, Angola, Nigeria, Iraq, Afghanistan and South Africa and the Southern Africa Regional Missions.
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Change Makers EPS 60: Dan Stringer on Struggling with Evangelicalism, Pastoring in Hawaii and TCK Life in the DRC, Nepal, and the Philippines

Dan Stringer joins the podcast this week to talk about his newly released book. Dan Stringer is a pastor, author, and campus minister in Honolulu, Hawai’i. His book Struggling with Evangelicalism: Why I Want to Leave and What it Takes to Stay explores how to grapple with mixed feelings about evangelicalism in order to cultivate healthier, less toxic evangelical spaces.
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Beth Allison Barr on Biblical Womanhood

Beth Allison Barr received her B.A. from Baylor University and her M.A. and PhD in Medieval History from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Her research focuses primarily on women and gender identity in late medieval England, how the advent of Protestantism affected women in Christianity, and medieval attitudes towards women in sermons across the Reformation era.
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S7 E13 Amie Patrick

  Amie Patrick joins Steve to talk grief, well meaning poor advice, resilience and more in this powerful and personal episode. Amie has served in a wide variety of ministry roles and contexts for almost 30 years.
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Change Makers EPS 59: Sam Thiara on Lost and Found, discovering his roots in India, the ordinary, and puzzle pieces of community

Sam Thiara is a professional who has created a personal journey as a speaker, storyteller, writer, educator, mentor, coach, entrepreneur, problem solver and community activator. Sam has authored two books, one on storytelling and his latest, Lost and Found: Seeking the Past and Finding Myself is a travel memoir about his journey to India to find his ancestral roots with a faded photograph.
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S7E12 – Clare Steele

Clare Steele is the CEO of Compassion Australia. She began her career as a consultant with Accenture and Macquarie Bank, and has prior leadership experience in IT and children’s services. After a life changing trip with Compassion Australia, where she saw first hand the phenomenal impact of Compassion’s work, she and her husband Matt, a pastor, began supporting Compassion.
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S7: E3 The Practice of Conversation

Fitch & Moore discuss how social spaces are an integral component of ecclesiology. In these social spaces there are places for conversation, this is where discipleship and mission occurs. Specifically they focus on the gathering in the house and the movements of conversation that occur in that social space.
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S7E10 – Mandy Smith

Originally from Australia, Mandy Smith is pastor of St Lucia Uniting Church, Brisbane, Australia and the author of “The Vulnerable Pastor: How Human Limitations Empower Our Ministry” (IVP) and “Unfettered: Imagining a Childlike Faith Beyond the Baggage of Western Culture” (Brazos).
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S7E9 – Heather Thompson Day

Dr. Heather Thompson Day is an interdenominational speaker and has been a contributor for Religion News Service, Christianity Today, Newsweek and the Barna Group. She is also an Associate Professor of Communication at Andrews University and host of Viral Jesus, a podcast with Christianity Today.
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S7E8 – Casey Tygrett

Casey Tygrett has been involved in the work of spiritual formation for nearly 25 years. Through various positions in churches, seminaries, and para-church organizations, Casey’s work in writing and speaking have aligned to create content that is wise and helpful for the journey of life and faith. 
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S7E7 – Steve Carter

Steve Carter is a pastor, speaker, author of The Thing Beneath The Thing, podcast host, and the former lead teaching pastor of Willow Creek Community Church in Chicago. He hosts the Craft & Character podcast where he helps people get better at the art of communication while ensuring their character always leads the way.
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S7E5 – Winn Collier & Bliss Spillar

Winn Collier, a pastor for 26 years, was the founding pastor of All Souls in Charlottesville, Virginia. Winn now serves as Associate Professor of Pastoral Theology & Christian Imagination and director of the Eugene Peterson Center for Christian Imagination at Western Theological Seminary in Holland, Michigan.
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Change Makers EPS 53: Dr. Grace Ji-Sun Kim on Invisible, Asian-American Women, Intersectional Theology, Model Minority, Walking Targets, Racism in Canada, Sexism in the Church, Confucianism & Patriarchy

Dr. Grace Ji-Sun Kim received her Ph.D. from the University of Toronto and is Professor of Theology at Earlham School of Religion. She is the author or editor of 20 books, most recently, Hope in Disarray; Keeping Hope Alive; Reimagining Spirit and Intersectional Theology, and Healing Our Broken Humanity which she co-wrote with Dr.
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S7E3 – Steve Cuss

“If we want to be well as human beings, we need to become aware of what’s bubbling the surface in us.” In this new episode, Steve Cuss is on the mic by himself giving us some basic tools for managing leadership anxiety and how we can receive the grace that we often tell others about.
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S7E2 – Preston Poore

Corporate business leader Preston Poore has more than two decades of upper-level management experience, including as director of franchise leadership at The Coca-Cola Company. He has also worked for The Hershey Company, Dale Carnegie Training, Ralston Purina, and AmSouth Bank.
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S7E1 – Tim Costello

Tim Costello studied law and worked as a lawyer, later studying theology in Switzerland. He’s a Baptist Minister living in Melbourne, Australia who has a high profile given his years of work on Social Justice and Mission.
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S6: E13 What is the Church? Why Does it Exist?

Fitch and Moore sit down to talk about the new book, “What is the Church and Why Does it Exist?” This podcast is brought to you in partnership with Seminary Now, a new streaming video platform with short courses from leading professors and authors like David Fitch, Scot McKnight, Brenda Salter McNeil, Greg Boyd, Tish Harrison Warren, Esau McCaulley, and many more.
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S6 E12:Top 5 Issues for Church Leaders Post-COVID

Fitch & Moore unpack the 5 top issues for church leaders to navigate as we come out of COVID. 1) People’s broken relationship-spaces for relational connection 2) People’s deconstructing their faith–spaces for deconstruction 3) People’s anger/rage at various coercions/abuse–spaces for lament 4) People’s fatigue from drudgery–spaces for celebration of God’s power and hope for a future 5) People’s grief over losses of friends, family, security–spaces for grieving and comfort As opposed to ramping up services…focus on developing social spaces!
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S6E18 – Greg Holder

Greg Holder is author of Never Settle, The Genius of One, co-creator of Advent Conspiracy and a contributing writer for The Voice Bible. He serves as lead pastor at The Crossing, reaching nearly 10,000 people in person and online, calling people from an unlikely mix of spiritual backgrounds to consider what it means to follow Jesus in today’s world.
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S6E15 – Andrew Arndt

Andrew Arndt is the Lead Pastor of New Life East (one of seven congregations of New Life Church in Colorado Springs), where he also hosts the Essential Church podcast, a weekly conversation designed to strengthen the thinking of church and ministry leaders.
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Diana Mao – Nomi Network

Garbage Village Museum Gift Shop Cambodian Daughter Today on The Pursuit: Diana Mao Diana is the President & co-founder of Nomi Network, creating pathways to safe employment and economic stability, for communities of women to prevent trafficking and empower future generations.
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Named

It is Easter Morning.  Jesus is risen.  He calls our name. This is our final podcast of the 2021 Lenten Season.  Thank you for listening!  Our next series will be in August  / September. 
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Friday

The fabric of Good Friday is too often interwoven with the joy of Easter.  The observance of Good Friday asks us to stay fully in the moments given to us – even, and perhaps especially, the sad ones. 
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Holy Week – Parade

  The parades come fast and fade faster.  Amy Bost Henegar leads us into Holy Week by asking us to reflect on the fleeting parade given to Jesus.   John 12:12-19 quoted from The Inclusive Bible The Lord’s Prayer adapted from The New Zealand Anglican Book of Prayer “Between Parades” by Ann Weems can be found in Kneeling in Jerusalem.
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Stations of the Cross Meditations & Virtual Art Exhibit

 Betwixt Podcast · Meditations for the Stations of the Cross A Journey of Love through Audio & Art Betwixt podcast and the artists of Flourish Contemplative Center invite you on a journey of love with a series of original paintings and historic artwork based on the Stations of the Cross.
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