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The FormationCast

The FormationCast

By Andrew Esqueda
Join Andrew Esqueda as he explores the things that form and inform our faith, theology, and identity.
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The FormationCast Ep. 2 - Ministry and Friendship in the Age of Covid-19 w/ Wes Ellis

The FormationCast

Youth and Youthwork with Brian Kuhn
Today on the podcast we have Brian Kuhn. Brian is the Director of PYWA, the Presbyterian Youth Workers Association, and a longtime youth worker who cares deeply about young people and those that work with them. Brian and I will be joining forces for a once a month podcast dedicated to youth and youth workers. We hope you enjoy this episode and future episodes.  Check out PYWA and all they have to offer: 
August 04, 2020
Faith in a Secular Age and the End of Youth Ministry with Andy Root
In this episode, Dr. Andy Root and I discuss his research on faith in a secular age and his new book "The End of Youth Ministry?". Andy is a professor at Luther Seminary and a prolific writer in the field of practical theology. He can be found on twitter @rootandrew, and on his website:; you can purchase "The End of Youth Ministry?" and his many other books on Amazon, directly from the publisher, and many other online book stores. 
July 06, 2020
Ep. 3 - Exploring Leadership with April Diaz
In this episode, April Diaz and I discuss all things leadership as well as leadership challenges facing women in a male-dominated patriarchal society. April is the founder of Ezer and Co. and you can hire her as a coach, find resources, and connect with her here: 
June 17, 2020
The FormationCast Ep. 2 - Ministry and Friendship in the Age of Covid-19 w/ Wes Ellis
Join me, Andrew Esqueda, and my good friend Wes Ellis as we explore ministry and friendship in the age of Covid-19. Wes is a minister at a United Methodist Church in Toms River, NJ and a PhD student in Practical Theology at the University of Aberdeen.
May 13, 2020
The FormationCast Ep. 1 - The Trailer
Welcome to episode 1 of The FormationCast. This will be an introductory episode into what the podcast is all about. We'll discuss our current situation regarding the coronavirus, and practical ways to continue faith formation during a time in which...
April 26, 2020