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Black Coffee and Theology Podcast

Black Coffee and Theology Podcast

By Black Coffee and Theology Pod
A podcast hosting musings and conversations around practical theology.
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Who Is God To Us In Our Softness? With Karla and Rose
Karla Mendoza and Rose J Percy join me for this conversation as we talk about God and how God shows up for us. Karla has a podcast El Cafecito with Karla and Rose has a podcast Dear Soft Black Woman
45:26
August 12, 2022
Sacred Pulse and Sacred Rhythms Again with April Fiet
I am joined with author, pastor and writer April Fiet for more on her book Sacred Pulse: Holy Rhythms for Overwhelmed Souls. Please go and buy
32:25
August 04, 2022
Bonus Episode: What Does Equality Look Like?
This bonus episode is a talk that I gave recently entitled “What Does The Negro Require? Lasting Equality That Doesn’t Center Whiteness.
24:46
July 15, 2022
GMG-My Heart is not Peripheral
Sit with this affirmation. For more information on this podcast and to get extra content from my colleagues; Trey and Sam please go to: http://www.patreon.com/threeblackmen
01:23
July 15, 2022
What Ails You Hagar?
In this episode I sit with a part of Hagar’s story. For more information on this podcast and to get extra content from my colleagues; Trey and Sam please go to: http://www.patreon.com/threeblackmen
11:39
June 23, 2022
The Shadows Shall Not Overtake Us
Part of a regular series on affirmations that I do.
01:33
May 27, 2022
Liberation, God, and a Faith That Matters with Casey Overton
On this episode I sit down with Interfaith Coordinator, Theological Writer, and Editor Casey Overton to talk about Liberation. For more information on this podcast and to get extra content from my colleagues; Trey and Sam please go to: http://www.patreon.com/threeblackmen
43:03
May 20, 2022
The God Who Speaks To Us In The Darkness
Here is a sermon that I preached recently and that I wanted to share. In light of tragic events I hope that it is encouraging. For more information on this podcast and to get extra content from my colleagues; Trey and Sam please go to: http://www.patreon.com/threeblackmen
17:52
May 17, 2022
Godtalk, art that liberates and more with Rev Mia
In this episode I sit down with artist and pastor Rev Mia to talk about her story, expanding our view of God and more. For more information on this podcast and to get extra content from my colleagues; Trey and Sam please go to: http://www.patreon.com/threeblackmen
41:40
May 13, 2022
Womanist Theology, Star Trek, and Strong Black Women with Sharifa Stevens
In this episode writer and theologian Sharifa and I sit down and nerd out over a show that we love…Star Trek Discovery. We delve into the character, Michael Burnham and discuss her role on the show and more. Subscribe to Sharifa’s Substack here: sharifastevens.substack.com
52:36
April 22, 2022
Disability and the Church (with Lamar Hardwick)-Part 2
Here is the second portion of my talk with Pastor Lamar Hardwick. He also has a book by this title which you can find here: https://www.ivpress.com/disability-and-the-church
27:22
April 10, 2022
Disability and the Church (with Lamar Hardwick)-Part 1
In this conversation I sit down with Lamar Hardiwick to talk Disability and the Church. He also has a book by this title which you can find here: https://www.ivpress.com/disability-and-the-church
35:56
April 09, 2022
Deconstruction and Faith with Camille Hernandez
In part 1 of our conversation Camille and I sit with the theme of season 2 “Who is God to us Now?” Check out all of her activity here including links to her podcasts https://instabio.cc/hellocamilleh
29:07
April 01, 2022
Who is God to Us Now?
In this short episode I pause and talk about how the season is going and share and original poem. For more information on this podcast and to get extra content from my colleagues; Trey and Sam please go to: http://www.patreon.com/threeblackmen
05:52
March 26, 2022
This Is Not The End (Good Morning Gorgeous)
Another affirmation to bolster you.
01:10
March 26, 2022
This Here Flesh with Cole Arthur Riley
In this convo I sit down with Cole to discuss her wonderful book, This Here Flesh. For more information on this podcast and to get extra content from my colleagues; Trey and Sam please go to: http://www.patreon.com/threeblackmen
54:22
March 18, 2022
The Sacred Pulse with April Fiet
On this episode I get a chance to sit down with author April Fiet and talk about her book; The Sacred Pulse: Holy Rhythms For Overwhelmed Souls. We talk about some of everything! Please enjoy. Go to aprilfiet.com For more information on this podcast and to get extra content from my colleagues; Trey and Sam please go to: http://www.patreon.com/threeblackmen
47:20
March 11, 2022
Good Morning Gorgeous
This is a short episode that is going to be a recurring segment based upon Mary J. Blige’s album with this name. This will be a short affirmation to lift your spirit.
01:51
March 10, 2022
A Women’s Lectionary For The Whole Church with Rev Dr. Wil Gafney
In this conversation I sit down to discuss the beautiful resources; A Women’s Lectionary For The Whole Church (Years A and W). We talk about the gift of lectionary to the church, devotional life, gender expansive language, and more. Please purchase these wonderful books and go to wilgafney.com for more details. For more information on this podcast and to get extra content from my colleagues; Trey and Sam please go to: http://www.patreon.com/threeblackmen
45:42
March 04, 2022
Holding on to Hope with Rev Lauren (Part 2)
This is part two of the conversation with Rev Lauren. Rev Lauren’s website is: http://throwupandtheology.com/ Please check out the interview she did with friend of the pod Marielle (She Will Not Fall Podcast) here: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/she-will-not-fall/id1579998242?i=1000541596853 For more information on my podcast and to get extra content from my colleagues; Trey and Sam please go to: http://www.patreon.com/threeblackmen
24:41
February 11, 2022
Holding on to Hope with Rev Lauren (Part 1)
On this episode I sit down with Reverend Lauren and we talk about her story and what it can look like to experience grief and loss while holding on to God. This conversation was open and honest and even included thoughts about the pandemic. Rev Lauren’s website is: http://throwupandtheology.com/ Check out the interview she did with friend of the pod Marielle (She Will Not Fall Pod) here: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/she-will-not-fall/id1579998242?i=1000541596853 For more information on my podcast and to get extra content from my colleagues; Trey and Sam please go to: http://www.patreon.com/threeblackmen
30:11
February 11, 2022
Social Critique: Strength To Love Series
This episode marks the close of the series that I have been doing with Lisa Delay on MLK Jr.’s book Strength to Love. What a wonderful time sitting with his words. On this episode I look at King’s ability to be a preacher who was faithful to preach in a way that honored the Scriptures AND pay attention to society. Please check out Lisa’s podcast: Spark My Muse (you can also go to her website at lisadelay.com). There you can find out info on her podcast and substack. For more information on my podcast and to get extra content from my colleagues; Trey and Sam please go to: http://www.patreon.com/threeblackmen
14:22
February 11, 2022
Interrogating the Great Commission with Trey Ferguson
In this episode I sit down with Pastor Trey to talk about Dr. Mitzi Smith’s essay “Knowing More Than Is Good for One: A Womanist Interrogation of the Matthean Great Commission”. We have a great conversation as we unpack some of this thoughtful essay and offer some of our own. For more information on this podcast and to get extra content from my colleagues; Trey and Sam please go to: http://www.patreon.com/threeblackmen
46:41
February 06, 2022
Tough Mind/Tender Heart: Strength To Love Series
This is another part of the collaboration that I am doing with Lisa Delay and her podcast; Spark My Muse (you can also go to her website at lisadelay.com) as we cover Martin Luther King Jr’s book Strength to Love. Check out her podcast and substack. This theme I am highlighting is “The Tough Mind and The Tender Heart”. For more information on this podcast and to get extra content from my colleagues; Trey and Sam please go to: http://www.patreon.com/threeblackmen
07:29
January 29, 2022
Faith Examining, Feeling, and Finding Home with Ayanna Mathis
In this episode I sit down with Ayanna Mathis to talk about deconstructing while Black, chronic illness, being wounded in the church and much more. (You can also catch many laughs) This episode continues the theme of season 2…”Who is God to us/me now” where I talk to different people about faith excavation and journey to spirituality. There is so much here that all couldn’t fit into the final pod. Catch Ayanna’s writing here: https://substack.com/profile/70121138-ayanna-z-mathis?r=i2ptp&utm_campaign=profile&utm_medium=web and for more information on this podcast and to get extra content from my colleagues; Trey and Sam please go to: http://www.patreon.com/threeblackmen
50:29
January 28, 2022
Our God is Able: Strength to Love Series
This is part of the collaboration that I am doing with Lisa Delay and her podcast; Spark My Muse (you can also go to her website at lisadelay.com) as we cover Martin Luther King Jr’s book Strength to Love. Check out her podcast and sub stack.The first theme I am highlighting is “Our God is Able”. For more information on this podcast and to get extra content from my colleagues; Trey and Sam please go to: http://www.patreon.com/threeblackmen
17:33
January 17, 2022
Season 2 Trailer: What to expect
For more information on this podcast and to get extra content from my colleagues; Trey and Sam please go to: http://www.patreon.com/threeblackmen
04:50
January 17, 2022
Strength to Love Book Study with Lisa
This is an explanation of a partnership that I am doing with Lisa and her podcast Spark My Muse to study MLK Jrs book Strength to Love.
05:34
January 12, 2022
Justice, comforting those without a home, and the Gospel of the marginalized with Terence Lester pt2
In this episode I sit down with Terence Lester. Terence is a husband and father, the founder of Love Beyond Walls, a Ph.D student, an activist, and the author of two books: When We Stand and I See You. We discuss justice, and all sorts of themes related in this two part convo. For more information on this podcast and to get extra content from my colleagues; Trey and Sam please go to: http://www.patreon.com/threeblackmen
22:26
December 02, 2021
Justice, comforting those without a home, and the Gospel of the marginalized with Terence Lester pt1
In this episode I sit down with Terence Lester. Terence is a husband and father, the founder of Love Beyond Walls, a Ph.D student, an activist, and the author of two books: When We Stand and I See You. We discuss justice, and all sorts of themes related in this two part convo. For more information on this podcast and to get extra content from my colleagues; Trey and Sam please go to: http://www.patreon.com/threeblackmen
36:29
December 02, 2021
Is My Blackness A Liability When Doing Theology?
In this question I talk a bit about bringing who I am to the table when it comes doing theology. For more information on this podcast and to get extra content from my colleagues; Trey and Sam please go to: http://www.patreon.com/threeblackmen
15:56
November 11, 2021
God, Rhythm, and Flow-Create (Marielle)
Marielle is on again and talking about what being creative means to her. Check out With The Facts and She Will Not Fall Podcasts. For more information on this podcast and to get extra content from my colleagues; Trey and Sam please go to: http://www.patreon.com/threeblackmen
10:52
November 11, 2021
A Word in Due Season With Rev. Dr. Esther Acolatse
This episode was a blessing as I sit down with Rev. Dr. Esther Acolatse to talk about a wide variety of topics including Black women in the academy, worship and church in the time of COVID, what an embodied spirituality can look like…whew! She brings her full self to the table. Please get her book Powers, Principalities, and the Spirit: Biblical Realism In Africa and the West. For more information on this podcast and to get extra content from my colleagues; Trey and Sam please go to: http://www.patreon.com/threeblackmen
47:33
October 28, 2021
Loneliness
This short episode is meant for those who feel lonely and unwanted in any way. For more information on this podcast and to get extra content from my colleagues; Trey and Sam please go to: http://www.patreon.com/threeblackmen
04:51
October 14, 2021
Enjoying God with Marielle T.
On this episode I sit down with Marielle and talk about all the ways we can expand the ways we can perceive and enjoy our relationship with God. Marielle hosts two podcasts, is a worship leader, writer…all the things. Check out With The Facts and She Will Not Fall Podcasts. For more information on this podcast and to get extra content from my colleagues; Trey and Sam please go to: http://www.patreon.com/threeblackmen
46:45
October 14, 2021
Reading The Bible In A Pandemic With Brent Rice
Brent Rice joins me to talk about the highs and lows of engaging with the Bible in a pandemic. Check out his company at kultivatecoffee.com. For more information on this podcast and to get extra content from my colleagues; Trey and Sam please go to: http://www.patreon.com/threeblackmen
42:56
September 30, 2021
Evolving In Our Theological Understanding With Christian Crawford
In this episode I talk with the writer and theologian Christian Crawford about growing up in the Black Church, wrestling with God, and trying to grow in humility/wisdom. For more information on this podcast and to get extra content from my colleagues; Trey and Sam please go to: http://www.patreon.com/threeblackmen
41:40
September 30, 2021
Who gets to do Theology?
In this episode I sketch out some of the metrics that I use to determine what a theologian is as well as what I believe theology can be. For more information on this podcast and to get extra content from my colleagues; Trey and Sam please go to: http://www.patreon.com/threeblackmen
23:20
September 16, 2021
Spiritual Check
In this short episode I wanted to just uplift and breathe deep with you all. For more information on this podcast and to get extra content from my colleagues; Trey and Sam please go to: http://www.patreon.com/threeblackmen
05:31
September 16, 2021
Desert Spirituality with Lisa Delay
In this episode I sit down to talk with Lisa about the wisdom of the Desert Mothers and Fathers as well as her new book on spiritual formation, contemplative prayer, and many other related themes.  For information on Lisa's work you can go to: https://lisadelay.com/blog/ you can find her book Wild Land Within there or find information to her show Spark My Muse For more information on this podcast and to get extra content from my colleagues; Trey and Sam please go to: http://www.patreon.com/threeblackmen
45:16
September 02, 2021
God, Rhythm, and Flow-Rest (Joselyn)
This episode is part of a new series that I will do from time to time. This short episode features a theme or a word I give a guest…rest was the focus for this episode and special guest Joselyn. For more information on this podcast and to get extra content from my colleagues; Trey and Sam please go to: http://www.patreon.com/threeblackmen
13:01
September 02, 2021
Lazarus, the Rich Man, and a Chasm
In this episode I unpack Luke 16:19-31 For more information on this podcast and to get extra content from my colleagues; Trey and Sam please go to: http://www.patreon.com/threeblackmen
16:44
August 26, 2021
Christianity, Theology, Black Mental Health
On the pod the wonderful Joselyn sits down with me to talk about the intersection of theology with Black mental health. To get some Black Girl Black Coffee go here: https://blackgirlblackcoffee.com/ For more information on this podcast and to get extra content from my colleagues; Trey and Sam please go to: http://www.patreon.com/threeblackmen
43:26
August 26, 2021
A Theology of Softness Part 2 (with Karla and Rose)
On this episode I sit down with Karla Mendoza and Rose Percy and have part 2 of a discussion on the theology of softness.  You can find Karla's podcast El Cafecito with Karla on all streaming platforms. For more information on this podcast and to get extra content from my colleagues; Trey and Sam please go to: http://www.patreon.com/threeblackmen
34:43
August 03, 2021
A Theology of Softness Part 1 (With Karla and Rose)
On this first episode I sit down with Karla Mendoza and Rose Percy and have a discussion on the theology of softness.  You can find Karla's podcast El Cafecito with Karla on all streaming platforms. For more information on this podcast and to get extra content from my colleagues; Trey and Sam please go to: http://www.patreon.com/threeblackmen
37:23
August 03, 2021
So…another theology podcast
Welcome to the beginning of a podcast venture that will be a spin-off from 3BM podcast. On this episode I lay out my hopes and desires for this space. To support all the content from this pod and with 3BM go here: https://linktr.ee/threeblackmen
08:15
July 07, 2021