Podcasts

Feb
21

God Said Yes Twice: A Conversation with Melanie Marsh

Ministry Collaborative program staff Adam Mixon and Amy Valdez Barker speak with the Rev. Melanie Marsh (Riviera Presbyterian , Miami) about her call to a church where she was the first female pastor (and the first person of color), her tumultuous arrival in a divided…

Feb
14

Jesus, If: A Round Table Conversation on Grace

Ministry Collaborative program staff (Adam Borneman, Adam Mixon, Beth Daniel, Mark Ramsey) discuss our wariness around grace in community; the offensive nature of grace’s radical message; and the need for church leaders to receive grace ourselves, since it’s all we have to offer. Read the…

Feb
7

Over Across the Tracks: A Conversation with Katie Nakamura Rengers and Adam Mixon

Program Director Adam Borneman speaks with the Rev. Katie Nakamura Rengers (Church Planting, The Episcopal Church) and the Rev. Adam Mixon (The Ministry Collaborative; Zion Springs Baptist Church, Birmingham) about their congregations’ unique partnership across denominational and racial lines; the challenge of navigating shared space;…

Jan
31

We Need to Make Room: A Conversation with Morgan Burge

Program Director Adam Borneman speaks with Morgan Burge (Roswell Presbyterian Church, GA) about what the parachurch organizations and mainline congregations can learn from each other; the importance of asking who isn’t at table and why; and the way the global church reminds us that the…

Jan
24

Be More Vile: A Conversation with Ashley Boggan

Congregational and Pastoral Formation Curator Amy Valdez Barker speaks with Dr. Ashley Boggan (General Commission on Archives and History) about her book Nevertheless, multi-vocational ministry, our current Reformation moment in both church and technology, and what a John Wesley bobblehead has to do with Pope…

Jan
10

Your Leadership Moment: A Conversation with Eric Martin

Congregational and Pastoral Formation Curator Amy Valdez Barker speaks with Eric Martin (Adaptive Change Advisors) about his book, how he brings what he has learned in corporate transformation work into church spaces, how those spaces are surprisingly well-prepared to do that work, and how undemocratic…

Jan
3

People of Peace: A Conversation with Karen Rohrer

Program Director Adam Borneman speaks with the Rev. Karen Rohrer (Pittsburgh Theological Seminary) about  understanding innovation as unearthing, and the importance of embracing one’s own belovedness in order to see the belovedness around you.

Dec
27

Lettum Eat: A Conversation with Hank Reid

Congregational and Pastoral Formation Curator Amy Valdez Barker speaks with Chef Hank Reid (Lettum Eat!) about God feeding into his life, how he sees food as ministry, and what it means to use your God-given talents for the sake of the world.