A Christian commentary on the way of Jesus in the world today with Red Letter Christian leaders Dr. Tony Campolo and Shane Claiborne. Red Letter Christians gets its name from the Bibles that highlight the words of Jesus in red and we are aspiring to live “as if Jesus meant the stuff he said.” Some episodes of this podcast have been adapted from the radio show “Across the Pond” which airs on Sunday afternoons in the UK on Premier Radio. Others are from events such as Faith Forums, Book Clubs, and Monthly Morning Prayer.
Sharon Tubbs began her professional career as a newspaper reporter and editor. In a career that spanned seventeen years, she worked briefly for the Philadelphia Inquirer then for the Tampa Bay Times. As a journalist, she covered various beats that included small-town government, local crime, and national religious issues. Today, Sharon Tubbs is a writer, inspirational speaker, and the director of a nonpr...
In this *bonus* episode, we celebrate with the Pentecost Party episode from May 2021. Join Shane and friends as they celebrate Pentecost with music, conversation, and Jesus.
From April 27th's RLC Book Club | Many Christian leaders use their fame and influence to great effect. Whether that popularity resides at the local church level or represents national or international influence, many leaders have effectively said to their followers, “Follow me as I follow Christ.” But fame that is cultivated for its own sake, without attendant spiritual maturity and accountability, has a shadow side that runs count...
From May 1, join Shane Claiborne, Jonathan Wilson Hartgrove, and special guest, Dr. Vonnetta West, for morning prayer! They discuss the recent action in Nashville and reflections on what’s needed to build The Beloved Community in this moment. Morning prayer takes place at the beginning of each month based on the book, Common Prayer: A Liturgy for Ordinary Radicals.
Dr. Vonnetta West is a cultural consultant, leadership strategist, ...
Conversation about the high number of executions in Oklahoma, the role of Christians in abolishing the death penalty, and the case of an innocent man on death row despite the Attorney General asking the sentence be vacated due to his innocence. Shane Claiborne talks to Adam Luck, former chair of Pardons and Parole, and Abe Bonowitz, of Death Penalty Action.
"Author of The Road Away from God, How to Survive a Shipwreck, and Prototype. He currently serves as Director of the Center for Spiritual Life and Associate Chaplain at DePauw University in Greencastle, IN. He holds degrees from Gardner-Webb University, Pentecostal Theological Seminary (MA) and Duke University (ThM). He speaks at conferences, universities, seminaries, retreats, and churches. H...
Christian Community Development Association (CCDA) is a network of Christians committed to seeing people and communities experience God’s shalom. We believe that God wants to restore a right relationship between us, our families and our communities – spiritually, emotionally, physically, economically and socially. In the words of the Prophet Jeremiah, “we work and pray for the well-being of our city [or neighborhood],” trusting tha...
Special guest Tim Whitaker of the New Evangelicals community joins Shane to discuss the protest outside the Tennessee State Capitol in Nashville, Tennessee to address gun reform laws after another mass shooting.
Shane Claiborne talks about the tragedy of mass shootings and the place of Christian faith and gun control.
"A masterful, revelatory work of literary non-fiction about a teenage girl’s shocking crime—and its extraordinary aftermath On a spring afternoon in 1985 in Gary, Indiana, a fifteen-year-old girl kills an elderly woman in a violent home invasion. In a city with a history of racial tensions and white flight, the girl, Paula Cooper, is Black, and her victim, Ruth Pelke, is white and a beloved Bible teacher. The press swoops in.
Book Club episode with Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove and special guest, Lerone A. Martin, for discussion of his book, The Gospel of J. Edgar Hoover: How the FBI Aided and Abetted the Rise of White Christian Nationalism
Lerone is Associate Professor of Religious Studies and the Martin Luther King, Jr., Centennial Chair and Director of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Research and Education Institute at Stanford University.
Taking readers fro...
Claudio lives in Curitiba, Southern Brazil and has been working with urban poor, young people and communities for 25 years. In 2011, Claudio and others launced an International Learning Community based on spirituality, organic farming, dialogue and mentoring on a small farm.
Shane Claibone and Diane Oestreich discuss the 'shock and awe' campaign bombings in Iraq that started the invasion - 20 years ago.
Rev. Rob Schenck is president of a non-profit organization named for Dietrich Bonhoeffer. He shares the impact of Bonhoeffer with Shane Claiborne and discusses his upcoming visit to Oxford.
"Drawing on Scripture, church history, and his own story, Shane Claiborne explores how a passion for social justice issues surrounding life and death--such as war, gun ownership, the death penalty, racial injustice, abortion, poverty, and the environment--intersects with our faith as we advocate for life in its totality." [from https://faithgateway.com/products/rethinking-life-embracing-the-sacredness-of-every-person?variant=406132...
Twenty years after they were in Baghdad together with the Iraq Peace Team, Kathy Kelly, Peggy Gish, and Weldon Nisly join Shane and Jonathan for morning prayer to talk about the way of peace in a time of war and what a commitment to peacemaking can look like today. Morning prayer takes place at the beginning of each month based on the book, Common Prayer: A Liturgy for Ordinary Radicals.
As the Revival at Asbury University continues, Shane Claiborne is joined by friend Clint Baldwin who shares his testimony from the Asbury Revival.
In this exciting episode, Shane Claiborne has special guests from Asbury University in Kentucky sharing their experience and testimony at the ongoing revival that started February 8th and has been going eight days straight for 24 hours a day as of this publishing (February 16, 2023.)
The very special and influential Reverend Canon Stephanie Spellers, the presiding bishop’s canon for evangelism, reconciliation and creation care, discusses white supremacy in the church and the need for diversity.
Current and classic episodes, featuring compelling true-crime mysteries, powerful documentaries and in-depth investigations.
If you can never get enough true crime... Congratulations, you’ve found your people.
In order to tell the story of a crime, you have to turn back time. Every season, Investigative journalist Delia D'Ambra digs deep into a mind-bending mystery with the hopes of reigniting interest in a decades old homicide case.
It’s a lighthearted nightmare in here, weirdos! Morbid is a true crime, creepy history and all things spooky podcast hosted by an autopsy technician and a hairstylist. Join us for a heavy dose of research with a dash of comedy thrown in for flavor.
Unforgettable true crime mysteries, exclusive newsmaker interviews, hard-hitting investigative reports and in-depth coverage of high profile stories.