In her role as a worship leader/teacher in a church setting, Karin weaves together words and melody with exceptional musical skill, theological depth, and improvisation born of the Spirit's inspiration.
Steven Amundson, the long-time conductor of the famed St. Olaf Orchestra, shares how music has shaped his life and can shape our minds and hearts building bridges between people and community in our fractured world.
Will Chiles composes and performs music that draws from many genres: folk, country, bluegrass, choral, hymns, and indigenous weaving a tapestry of sounds and words that move the body and stir the spirit!
Dr. Abe is an ethnomusicologist and a gifted composer and musician who writes and shares a musical journey from many cultures. His world-music expresses our amazing diversity and builds vibrant community.
During this time of Pandemic the experience of "portaging" and leaving the river to carry one's gear and canoe/kayak around a waterfall or rapids can become a time of learning and growth. We begin the journey by "pausing."
This series will help listeners navigate, survive, and thrive during the pandemic by pausing, pondering, praying, processing, playing, planning, paring, and creating a new Paradigm with greater peace, joy, and hope.
Pastor Casey shares his trail-blazing and courageous journey as a Gay Pastor serving his congregation and doing outreach and community organizing in the GLBTQ+ community. His ministry helps us discover what the church should be all about...loving and serving all people!
Their parents brought them as children to the United States seeking the American Dream. Hear the struggles and achievements and hopes of these successful young college graduates and business professionals.
Join this adventurous person for wise and witty observations from his journey which has included stops at Oxford for his Ph.D., alternative lifestyle communities across the U.S., and current teaching in history, political thought, and religion at Concordia University in Southern California.
Kelly weaves together his varied and diverse work in schools, churches, and neighborhoods and says "It's all about relationships," as we battle against racism, discrimination, and privilege and engage in conversation and action to build God's world of justice and peace.
Sue teaches that the outdoors can be a wonder-filled place for early learning...just add some water, dirt, mud, sticks, rocks, plant, and trees. Using the teachings of Richard Louv, Claire Worden, and her own outdoor experience on a farm in Oregon, in the bush of Alaska, and in an urban rooftop learning center, explore how you can develop early learning in this time of pandemic that is safe and develops body, mind, and spirit.
Follow Bello's journey from a village in Africa to America; his struggles communicating and the joy of overcoming those obstacles to become a communication professional who uses his skills to help individuals and organizations communicate electronically as well as to mentor young people like himself to find their voice.
Taking her inspiration to create art from the natural world and her outdoor adventures down the Mississippi and Missouri Rivers and the Fjords of Norway, Ellen encourages in all of us a deep sense of wonder and creativity.
An amazing journey that began on a ranch in Idaho to a vocation in science and research in genetics at the University of Washington, Alan's work and life calling have come together as a cancer survivor.
It's all about relationships and what we say after we say "hello." Lyle explores how to train youth and adults in the skill and spirituality of deepening human relationships and ultimately "loving one's neighbor."
Representative Santos takes us into the world of politics and how her journey in her immigrant community shaped and propelled her into creating public policy which helps all people achieve their full potential.
Since our original podcast with Rachel, the world has changed. The murder of George Floyd has re-awakened the world to the violence and injustice of systemic racism and the reality of white privilege. Here are Rachel's experiences during this time of "Uprising."
It makes all the difference in your life...whether ancient wisdom from the bible or from scientific research, gratitude reduces stress, sharpens thinking, promotes healing, improves sleep, and brings happiness and contentment.
Freedom doesn't mean I can do whatever I would like. My freedom must always consider how it impacts other people. It not an "either-or" but a "both-and." This challenge promotes a society in which the "common good" is the ultimate measure of democracy,
Music powers movements for social justice. This anthem by Pete Seeger has galvanized peace, civil rights, women, and environmental movements around the world. Sing along and work for the change you advocate in the world.
The earth is a great classroom, laboratory, and cathedral. Nature can become one of our best teachers if we cultivate (dig into) the soil and not only we will produce food for hungry people but hope our planet!
This 1st episode in the Life and Death series examines Dr. Elizabeth Kubler-Ross' "stages" death and dying and Rev. Granger Westberg's "stages" of grieving. Each affirms our body/mind/spirit as we experience loss.