Podcasts

Nov
23

Everyday Resurrections

Pilgrimage Formation Curator Ryan Bonfiglio shares his reflections on our theologies of deathlessness, the difference between recharging and resurrecting, and what an unrecognizable transformation might mean for us. This writing originally appeared on our blog.

Oct
26

Experts or Explorers? A Conversation with Amy Miracle

Executive Director Mark Ramsey speaks with the Rev. Amy Miracle (Pastor of Broad Street Presbyterian Church, Columbus, OH) about innovation fatigue, the myth of normalcy, and why her church has found authenticity in online worship.

Oct
19

The Kingdom of Thing-dom: A Conversation with Tom Tewell

Executive Director Mark Ramsey speaks with our founder, the Rev. Dr. Tom Tewell, about the needs he and Tom Cousins saw fifteen years ago that led to our founding, what changes he has seen in his decades of ministry, and what it is that persists.

Oct
12

Resetting Expectations: A Round Table Conversation on Metrics

The Ministry Collaborative program staff (Mark Ramsey, Adam Mixon, Ryan Bonfiglio, Adam Borneman, and Jennifer Watley Maxell) talk about engaging our ministry leaders, Bonhoeffer’s Black Jesus, and finding new ways to measure the impact of the gospel in our communities.

Oct
5

Medication or Sedative? A Round Table Conversation on Facing Exhaustion

The Ministry Collaborative program staff (Mark Ramsey, Adam Mixon, Ryan Bonfiglio, Adam Borneman, and Jennifer Watley Maxell) talk about the latest report on anxiety and depression within the U.S. population, how worshiping communities are experiencing this, and what the Spirit might be saying at this…

Sep
21

From Sunday to Monday: A Conversation with Jack Fortin

Executive Director Mark Ramsey speaks with the Rev. Dr. Jack Fortin (Charity to Change, Christensen Center for Vocation at Augsburg University) about the dangers of self-absorption, God’s surprising love for institutions, and Peter the businessman.

Sep
14

Trust-Building Is Not Optional: A Conversation with Amy Valdez Barker

Program Director Adam Borneman speaks with the Rev. Dr. Amy Valdez Barker (Candler School of Theology, Citizen Exchange Art Collective) about the declining confidence in institutions, speaking the truth in love, and the importance of doing what we say we’re going to do; as well…

Aug
31

Caring for Clergy: A Conversation with Thad Austin

Executive Director Mark Ramsey speaks with the Rev. Dr. Thad Austin (Ormond Center) about his new book, the importance of understanding the disconnected network of providers, and what pastors can learn from the example of Simone Biles.