Episode 45: Fighting For Our Neighbors

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On a difficult day in America following the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis and the worldwide protests that have ensued the team responds and asks the question, “What are we willing to fight for?” Plus Joel Searby gives us a reminder on…
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Episode 44: Faith Over Fear

How do we resist living in fear, when our cities are burning and the economy has turned upside down? Jefferson Bethke brings a word on scripture’s promise that God is close in our pain, Dan Haseltine talks about the myth of security and Calvin Lee…
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Episode 43: Contagious Courage

“Don’t ever underestimate the importance you can have. History has shown us that courage can be contagious and hope can take on a life of its own.” These words from Michelle Obama begin our conversation today. Where are we finding light and hope…
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Episode 42: Repairing The Fabric

We’ve been talking about rebuilding trust. Combating divisiveness and anxiety through purpose and togetherness — modeling unity with our diverse team. But how do we respond on days like today when the news is overwhelming? When we’re reminded of…
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Episode 41: Rebuilding Trust, Finding Truth

Today our conversation is centered on how we pursue accountability and real relationships in moments of crisis. What would it look like if we called our leaders to serve all, rather than just a few? What is our responsibility as citizens — as…
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Episode 40: Holding On To The Presence

Our 40th podcast! Since the beginning of COVID we’ve been bringing light and life every day with our diverse crew of leaders — leaning into the big questions we’re all wrestling with in this unique moment. In today’s episode the big question…
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Episode 39: Don’t Call It A Comeback!

In today’s episode, the team engages in a lively conversation on the art of the comeback. What are the elements that make a comeback? And how are we writing our own comeback stories as we transition out of total quarantine? Plus, Joel Searby’s…
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Episode 38: Everything Is (Not) Awesome

Marisa Prince asks if there are ways we can use what we have learned in this season to get people to open up and share their needs. In other words, how can we encourage people to share so we can help? Plus, Joel Searby reminds us to keep our focus on…
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Episode 37: A Time for Grit?

Now that the entire world has been impacted by COVID-19, is now the time for grit? Marisa Prince invites us to consider how we can use this moment to develop a bit more — or can we? What are some tangible steps we can take to grow more persistent in…
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Episode 36: The Last Dance

In this episode, the crew leans into doubt, with Psalms 77 as a guide for how to express our emotions and remember where God has shown up for us. Jeff Bethke brings a word on intimacy, and how God’s pursuit of us might be a model for how we reach…
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Episode 35: The Courage To Be Great Neighbors

In this episode, we get back to one of the key themes from John Kingston’s new book “American Awakening” — about leadership, change and finding the courage to care. JK and the team give examples of those who model this courage in the present…
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Episode 34: What Are We Fighting For?

Close your eyes. Yes you! In today’s episode, our own Marisa Prince asks us to envision a society that, despite its brokenness in light of Coronavirus, is actually healthy and whole. What does that look like? What do we see when we think about what…
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Episode 33: All Things New

Covid-19 is permanently changing how we live — every generation is confronting an unprecedented “new normal.” But we know from Scripture that God is all about new things. So does this mean we as people of faith have an advantage as we consider…
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Episode 32: Zooming in. Zooming Out.

What is God up to right now? And what does sacrifice look like in the midst of this pandemic? Those are the questions of the day as the team zooms in (and out) to see the big picture — and consider what we as people of faith have to offer in this…
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Episode 31: Making Your Day Count

Today’s episode is all about hope. It’s about the waiting, the doing and the faith that it takes to hope. We talk about an extraordinary young Asian American woman who hoped to make the world a better place in #LoveYourNeighbor. We talk about the…