AMERICAN AWAKENING Episode 57: America’s Divided Mind

Today we welcome Andrew Hanauer, who talks about what it means to #LoveYourNeighbor during the most divisive election of our generation and this racial reckoning. We ask the question, “What is toxic polarization doing to our brains?” A new study...

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We are Better Together! — made for purpose, meaning and significance in community, as friends not enemies. With a diverse crew of contributors, the American Awakening Podcast leans into this challenging American moment with life, light and music. We know these are dark times, but faith, hope and love can never be extinguished. Marisa Prince with a cast including John Kingston, Calvin Lee, Jefferson Bethke, Joel Searby, Dan Haseltine and guests explore the headlines through the lens of faith, offering unique perspectives on what’s really happening in God’s kingdom. Join us in slaying the giants of death, despair and division, and be part of a new American Awakening!

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