Episode 37: A Time for Grit?

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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…
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Episode 30: Radical Togetherness

In the first of several upcoming episodes, the steam unpacks one of the core themes from John Kingston’s forthcoming book American Awakening: Eight Principles to Restore the Soul of America. How does seeing each other help us see God? And how does…
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Episode 29: In The Shelter of Each Other

Even while we are fighting the common enemy in the Coronavirus, we are seeing violence flare against Asian Americans, law enforcement and even an innocent black man jogging through a neighborhood in Georgia. How do we reconcile these tensions, what do…
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Episode 28: Dangerous Things for the Greater Good

Today we wrestle with the ethics behind ‘challenge trials’ — are we okay if people want to sacrifice their health (or life) in the name of medical science for the purpose of finding a vaccine for Corona? What exactly is a justifiable risk and…
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Episode 27: Stand Together, Fly Together

As many Americans grapple with whether or not to wear face masks in light of the pandemic, some vigilantes are taking matters into their own hands — reporting neighbors and co-workers, shaming strangers and even at times provoking violence. In…
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Episode 26: Rising and Falling, Together

In our regular feature with One America Movement, we learn about an extraordinary restaurant owner who is taking #LoveYourNeighbor very seriously. Which begs the question: as people of faith, how do we assess how much to give of ourselves, our time,…
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Episode 25: Living Between The Future and the Past

Marisa Prince leads a conversation about how we rely on our past to give us comfort in the present — especially when we feel out of control. Reunion shows from Parks and Rec, Fresh Prince of Bel Air and The Goonies are reminders of what feels good,…
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Episode 24: We Decide How We Live

Are we willing to give up some privacy for the health and safety of our communities? That is the big question of the day. While tech giants Apple and Google are unveiling plans for an app that tracks our movements and contacts for the purpose of…
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Episode 23: 100 Days of Corona and the Lord’s Prayer

It’s been 100 days since the first U.S. citizen tested positive for Coronavirus. In today’s episode, the team reflects on this unique time, what we are learning along the way and some takeaways we might apply to our post-Covid lives. Plus ‘good…