S2:E5 Theology & Community

What do we learn about being human by listening to those who are suffering or experiencing structural injustice in society? How do we live together with those who are different than us?
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Episode 24: 3DM Discipleship School – An Inside Look

On this episode, Gina is joined by Marika Springer and Brittany Bowers who are two of the women who are students in our 3DM Discipleship School. Both have committed to taking ten months out of their lives to press into discipleship and mission, and both have given up a lot to do it – jobs, family, friends, and one even sold her home!
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S2:E4 Theology & Work

What is the place of work in our lives? How does work shape our worship and vice versa? What does the way we work say now about what we think it means to be a human being?
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Episode 7 – Tyler Kleeberger

Rowland Smith and Rich Robinson have a conversation with rural pastor, author, and eco-theologist Tyler Kleeberger about the church’s role in curating an awareness of creation, community, food, and sustainability. Tyler is a rural practitioner, leading his community in practices that grow, produce, and utilize resources from their own farm.
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Episode 156 — Jay Kim

**For journals, online community or to inquire about Steve serving your organization, visit www.capablelife.me**   This week Steve chats with Jay Kim, a thoughtful and wise young pastor who chats through analog Christianity, challenges of transition in leadership and minority culture.
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Episode 23: Finding Spiritually Curious Friends in NYC

On this episode, Gina is joined by Chad and Megan Wade whose calling and on-going story is quite amazing. After 10 years of church planting in Connecticut, God called them to move into one of the most diverse neighborhoods in New York City to become good neighbors who carry the good news to the people in that neighborhood.
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S2:E3 Theology & Identity

In this episode Jeff and Emily talk about the stories we hear and tell, and how that shapes the way we see ourselves and others in the world. To dig into the question of identity, we talk to two storytellers, practical theologian Joy J.
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Episode 22: Gathered and Scattered

Gina’s guest is Pastor Dan Koller who is leading a church “revitalization” process in Yakima, Washington that is using both the gathered and scattered expressions of the church to move forward in discipleship and disciple-making.
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Episode 153 – Lucy Peppiatt

Lucy Peppiatt is the Principal of Westminster Theological Centre in the UK where she teaches classes in systematic theology and spiritual formation. She is the author of volumes on discipleship, women in the NT, and the imago Dei and has a particular interest in the relation of Christ and the Spirit.
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S2:E2 Theology & Human Flourishing

Human Flourishing is a growing topic of conversation in theology and the church. What do we mean exactly? What makes up human flourishing? In this episode Jeff Liou and Emily Hill talk to a public health scholar and practitioner, Dr.
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Episode 152 – DJ Chuang

DJ Chuang works as a freelance strategy consultant with over 20 years of experience in developing digital strategies and effective team processes for businesses, nonprofits and churches, accomplishing a reputation for pioneering innovations, developing effective resources, and strategically connecting people for greater impact.
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Restore: Dr. Angie Ward on Christian Nationalism, Kingdom and Country

Become a patron of this podcast, and enjoy free merch. Join other patrons of this podcast at Patreon. ********** Dr. Angie Ward, the general editor of Kingdom and Country: Following Jesus in the Land that You Love (book two in the Kingdom Conversations series), is a leadership author and teacher with nearly thirty years of experience in church, parachurch, and Christian higher education ministry. 
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S2E1: What is Theological Anthropology?

Welcome to Season 2 of the Theology & podcast. This season we’re exploring the question “What does it mean to be a human being?” In this episode, Jeff and Emily introduce the question and the field of theological anthropology.
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Episode 20: Growing Our Capacity for Hospitality

The Apostle Paul in Romans 12 tells all Christ-followers (then and now) to “Practice hospitality.” In 1 Peter 4, Peter encourages us to “offer hospitality to one another without grumbling.” Evidently, grumbling was a thing back then when it came to offering hospitality!
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Our Story Part 3: The Gaslighting and Flanking

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Our Story Part 2: The Question

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Season 2 Trailer

Season 2 of the Theology & podcast is coming October 1st! This season Jeff and Emily will be talking about the question “What does it mean to be a human being?”
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E148 – Gilmore Girls & Systems Theory

Steve is delighted to be joined by his 15 year old daughter, Kaylee. Kaylee is a foremost expert on the TV show Gilmore Girls AND she has sat through enough of Steve’s workshops (and, frankly, dinner conversations) that she is able to diagnose the anxiety in the System of Gilmore Girls.
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Episode 6 – Michael Adam Beck

In this episode, Rowland, Oneya, and Rich are joined by pastor and author Michael Adam Beck to discuss his chapter on contextual intelligence. They also discuss Fresh Expressions and how the church can see church planting differently in the context we find ourselves in, equipping people to launch faith communities around the rhythms of their everyday life.
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Episode 18: Business as Mission

 Have you ever considered that business could be a powerful tool for mission and ministry? Gina’s guest today does because he’s ALWAYS thinking about this. As a seminary-trained pastor and church planter, Pat Dirkse, is using his catering company in Compton, CA as an intentional tool for not only making money for his family but also for providing jobs for those in his neighborhood and for making disciples.
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Our Story Part 1: The Calm Before the Storm

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S1:E6 What is Theology?

In this episode Jeff and Emily are at the American Academy of Religion and Society of Biblical Literature Conference in San Antonio, TX interviewing lots of theologians, Biblical scholars, and various other religious scholars.
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