Podcasts

Sep
23

Shifting Paradigms: A Wholehearted Leadership Round Table Conversation

In the final installment of our four part series on Wholehearted Leadership, Immersion Experience Curator Ryan Bonfiglio joins Jennifer Maxell and Adam Borneman in a conversation about how the pandemic and civil unrest are forcing us to recognize and adapt to the shifting paradigms in…

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Aug
26

Life on Life: A Conversation with Leon Stevenson

In a conversation recorded back in March, Program Curator Adam Borneman speaks with the Rev. Leon Stevenson (pastor, Mack Avenue Community Church; interim director, MACC Development) about multi-cultural church planting in Detroit, the comprehensive ministry of community development, and the critical connection between community proximity and Christian…

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Aug
19

Fugitivity: A Conversation with J. Kameron Carter

Executive Director Mark Ramsey speaks with writer/scholar Dr. J. Kameron Carter (Professor of Religious Studies at Indiana University-Bloomington) on what the Underground Railroad and Dietrich Bonhoeffer can teach us about faithfully confronting the challenges of 2020.

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Aug
12

Joy: A Round Table Conversation

In a round table conversation recorded prior to COVID-19 shutdowns, The Ministry Collaborative program staff (Jennifer Maxell, Mark Ramsey, Adam Borneman, and Adam Mixon) discuss how cultivating joy is an act of faithful resistance against materialism, anger, loneliness, and violence.

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Aug
5

The Outside of the Inside: A Conversation with Eva Melton

Content Curator Adam Mixon speaks with Rev. Eva Melton (activist, founding pastor of Firm Foundation Church, and the author of the forthcoming book Breadcrumbs to Purpose) about the importance of centering and elevating the voices of Black women.

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Jul
29

Beyond Kum Bah Yah: A Conversation with Joe Scrivner

Program Director Adam Borneman speaks with Dr. Joe Scrivner (Dean of Chapel and Professor of Religion and Theology at Stillman College; and Pastor of Brown Memorial Presbyterian Church) about how confronting the sin of systemic racism requires us to rethink our theological approaches to public policies around…

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Jul
15

The Church on the Move: A Conversation with Jemonde Taylor

Executive Director Mark Ramsey speaks with the Rev. Jemonde Taylor, Rector of St. Ambrose Episcopal Church in Raleigh, NC, about how the historically Black congregation history of relocating multiple times continues to inform and shape their agility and witness.

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Jul
8

Truth Telling

In a round table conversation recorded back in January, The Ministry Collaborative program staff (Mark Ramsey, Adam Mixon, Jennifer Maxell, and Adam Borneman) discuss the important and difficult work of telling the truth in ministry.

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Jul
1

Risk and Trust: A Conversation with Emily McGinley

In a conversation recorded back in April, Executive Director Mark Ramsey speaks with Emily McGinley, Executive Pastor of Urban Village Church’s Hyde Park location and Facilitator of the Chicago Cohort, about the importance of anti-racism work in shaping church plants with integrity.

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Jun
24

Context Shapes Identity: A Conversation with Katie Nakamura Rengers

In a conversation recorded back in March, Content Curator Adam Mixon speaks with Katie Nakamura Rengers, Vicar/Founder of The Abbey and Officer for Church Planting Infrastructure in the Episcopal Church, about growing up Japanese-American in the predominantly white Episcopal Church, ministering with those experiencing homelessness in a…

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Jun
17

Modern Faith: A Conversation with Dr. Neichelle Guidry

In a conversation recorded on May 8, Program Curator Jennifer Maxell talks with Dean Neichelle Guidry of Spelman College’s Sisters Chapel about the importance of democratized theology, engaging in the work of justice, and the importance of rest.

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May
20

Of Course! The Problem with Making Assumptions

In a round table conversation recorded prior to COVID-19 shutdowns, The Ministry Collaborative program staff (Mark Ramsey, Adam Mixon, Jennifer Maxell, and Adam Borneman) discuss the pitfalls of making assumptions about ministry.

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May
13

Doing Less and Going Deeper

In a round table conversation recorded prior to COVID-19 shutdowns, The Ministry Collaborative program staff (Mark Ramsey, Adam Mixon, Jennifer Maxell, and Adam Borneman) imagine how churches might engage in more effective ministry by doing less and going deeper.

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