Ep. 35: LGBTQ Intersectionality & The Fruit of the Spirit w/ Rev. Kevin Wright (Re-Release)

This episode features a conversation with Rev. Kevin Wright from the Riverside Church in NYC. We talk about his journey, LGBTQ affirmation, and more.

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Show Notes:

Harry Emerson Fosdick: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harry_Emerson_Fosdick

Martin Luther King, Jr. 
Gospel of Freedom: Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Letter from Birmingham Jail and the Struggle That Changed a Nation: amzn.to/2buQsu4

Reinhold Niebuhr
Moral Man & Immoral Society: amzn.to/2bZN6hO

Dietrich Bonhoeffer
The Cost of Discipleship: amzn.to/2bu3g6P

Karl Barth: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Karl_Barth
The Epistle to the Romans: amzn.to/2bubsnm

Saint Augustine of Hippo
The Confessions: amzn.to/2bubmfJ

Thomas Merton
Seven Storey Mountain: amzn.to/2bxG1mG

Dorothy Day
Selected Writing: amzn.to/2bLEkoZ

Richard Hays
The Moral Vision of the New Testament: amzn.to/2bxJ7qq

Allen Verhey
Remembering Jesus: Christian Community, Scripture, and the Moral Life

Saint Maybe by Anne Tyler: amzn.to/2bxHyJs

Love Wins by Rob Bell: amzn.to/2bucGPl

God and the Gay Christian by Matthew Vines: amzn.to/2bxI4qE

Interlude Music:

Troparion of Kassiani: www.youtube.com/watch?v=uCRGQwf5XmY

“They Will Know We Are Christians by Our Love” by Peter Scholtes
available at folkmass.us.


Ep. 34: Elizabeth Jeffries

My guest this week is Elizabeth Jeffries, a writer and biologist (biologist and writer?). Elizabeth writes over at elizabethjeffrieswrites.com. Read her stuff, it’s great. Also follow her on Twitter @EPJeff.

Intro: “Night Owl” by Broke for Free
Interlude 1: “The Courtroom” by Carman. (Yes, that Carman.)
Interlude 2: “Here Comes Science” by They Might Be Giants
Interlude 3: “Bad Believer” by St. Vincent
Interlude 4: “Creed” by Rich Mullins
Interlude 5: “Cells” by They Might Be Giants
Outro: “Heaven Go Easy On Me” by The Head & The Heart

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Ep. 33: Emily Joy & Hannah Paasch (Re-Release)

This week’s episode is a re-release of a conversation with Emily Joy & Hannah Paasch from The Flawless Project (from episode 10). They discuss the impact their experiences with purity culture and sexism has had on their lives.

The Flawless Project: theflawlessproject.org
Emily Joy Poetry: emilyjoypoetry.com
Ida Grey: idagrey.weebly.com

Ep. 32: Peterson Toscano

This week my guest is Peterson Toscano. 

My guest this week is Peterson Toscano. He is a Bible scholar, actor, storyteller, and activist exploring the intersection of gay rights, human rights, and climate change.

Check out all of Peterson’s projects:


Peterson’s YouTube channel: www.youtube.com/user/p2son

Climate Stew: climatestew.com/

Peterson’s work on gender & the Bible:

Citizen’s Climate Radio, start from the beginning: 

Intro: “Night Owl” by Broke for Free. Available on the Free Music Archive.

Interlude 1: “Don’t Fence Me In” by David Byrne.

Interlude 2: “Knockin’ On Heaven’s Door,” song by Bob Dylan, covered by Antony & the Johnstons.

Outro: “Too Darn Hot,” covered by Erasure.


Ep. 31: Crystal Cheatham & the Our Bible app

This week’s guest is Crystal Cheatham, co-host of the podcast Lord Have Mercy, and producer of the upcoming Our Bible App, an inclusive Bible app for the rest of us.

We talk about a number of Crystal’s experiences and projects, as well as why the Our Bible App is necessary in today’s world.

Sign up to be notified when the Our Bible App launches at ourbibleapp.com!

Learn more about Crystal and all her projects on her website, crystalcheatham.com
Follow Crystal on Twitter: twitter.com/crystalcheatham

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Intro, interlude, and outro by Broke for Free. Links below:

Intro: freemusicarchive.org/music/Broke_Fo…_MIXTAPE_VOL_5