Episode 7: Themed Sundays with Gini Gerbasi
Episode 6: Faith and Politics with Cara Rockhill
How far can and should we innovate worship? Learn about how one smallish Episcopal church in Georgetown encounters God in new ways by drawing on ancient traditions. From Superhero to Frozen to Harry Potter Sundays, they find that God is present in all sorts of fun ways if you only know how to look!
Episode 5: Reconciliation and Hard Conversations I Molly Bosscher
We're talking faith and politics today! How should the two mix--or not? How do churches engage the current political situation while recognizing that everyone comes with a different opinion? We're talking about these questions and more.
Episode 4: God + Beer I Paul Jones and Hannah Trible God and Beer
In this episode, we discuss reconciliation and what we do when our churches have a history of oppression. How do we have hard conversations, and how do we tell a truthful story about our past without erasing what happened?
Episode 3: Rethinking Church Membership I Neal Halvorson-Taylor Grace Red Hill
God. Beer. Most people like or at least think a good deal about both. What happens when you bring the two together in a relaxed atmosphere where nothing is required except a willingness to come as you are? Today God and Beer organizer Hannah Trible and Religious Studies professor Paul Jones join us to discuss.
Episode 2: Canceling Worship During Advent I Carter Ellis The Walk
Grace Red Hill is a faith community just outside of Charlottesville, Virginia that sees everyone already as a "member." Here, church is optional. See what we mean in this conversation with the Reverend Neal Halvorson-Taylor.
Very First Episode
Learn about a faith community that cancels worship during Advent to serve their neighbors. Find out why and how in this conversation with Pastor Carter Ellis.
This is the introductory episode for "Churches Doing Cool Things," the podcast created to inspire Christians to live out their faith in fresh, creative ways. Whether you are a “professional” Christian, an active lay member, or a “spiritual not religious” person who is more at home at a Starbucks booth than a church pew, we hope that today’s conversation will make you feel better about the good that exists in the world--and spark your own imagination with unique ways to engage and serve in your context.