#77 – How Ableism Fuels Racism with Lamar Hardwick

#77 – How Ableism Fuels Racism with Lamar Hardwick

One of the top books for Christian non-fiction in 2024, Lamar Hardwick joins Rohadi on the show to talk about his latest book and the topic: How Ableism Fuels Racism. This eye opening connection between disability and racism will shift paradigms for listeners. This...
#75 – T.C. Moore on the Chosen Family and his Book “Forged”

#75 – T.C. Moore on the Chosen Family and his Book “Forged”

Forged: Following Jesus into a new kind of family. That’s TC Moore’s book title. We talk about what it looks like to redeem the language around family given so many have bad experiences in their own families, and in churches that use that type of language....
Bonus: Advent 4 – Advent and the Blues

Bonus: Advent 4 – Advent and the Blues

The Blues and Advent Advent is a rhythm of waiting. Waiting for deliverance from a darkness. That can mean different things for each of us meandering through various seasons and life. In the Christian tradition this observance awaits liberation ushered in by a...
Bonus: Advent 3 – Peace Makers

Bonus: Advent 3 – Peace Makers

Give Peace a Chance? I’ve been thinking about this a lot lately following the violence in Gaza and Israel. What unique thought can I possibly add to the corpus of material and calls to action already online? Nothing really. I also think about how we ought to...
Bonus: Advent 2 – Joy from the Margins

Bonus: Advent 2 – Joy from the Margins

I’ve often wondered if noticing beauty is a practice. We often say some folks have, “an eye” for things that strike us as beautiful. I think we all have it. And it’s something we can cultivate–an intention to spot and create beauty. In...

Bonus: Advent for the Deconstruction Crowd

Hi Friends, Welcome to the first Sunday of Advent. Grab a blanket and cup of something warm and hot and settle in…. This first Sunday of Advent will look at hope and annunciation. *Advent as a liturgical tradition does not necessarily follow the typical Advent...
#73 – Expanding Theological Imagination with Matt Downey and Rohadi

#73 – Expanding Theological Imagination with Matt Downey and Rohadi

I (Rohadi) have had the pleasure to endorse a number of books in 2023 and that includes Go Wide. Reimagining the Landscape of Theology. If we take seriously the notion of decolonizing and deconstructing Christianity, that journey needs signposts along the way to help...