The forests are living arks of biodivesity, tiny green vessels, sailing over a barren sea of brown. In this time of rising waters and diminishing life, the church forests of Ethiopia are in many ways the perfect metaphor
I long for a church that is as committed to effective praxis as it is to robust theology. I long for a church that rejects fear of being challenged or questioned or fear of imperfection.
Debra RienstraNovember 7, 2020
I think that there's a danger that always being in a reflective and appreciative and sort of a passive mode, that it sucks up the intellectual energy and the motivations that you might have to go bang on the door and try to effect a…
Debra RienstraOctober 31, 2020
Listen now On this episode, we're joined by Katerina Parsons, a recent Calvin University alumna who works in legislative advocacy with the Mennonite Central Committee. After graduating, she spent four years in Honduras and is now doing graduate work in international development. Katerina talks with…
Debra RienstraOctober 24, 2020
To be human is to be spiritual, to be limited, to be vulnerable. And I think in that we reflect the vulnerability of our Creator.
Debra RienstraOctober 17, 2020
We need to meet in each other's homes, sharing our questions and our queries about biblical stories, sharing hospitality with one another, sharing refuge with one another. And it's from those place that the church will be renewed.
Debra RienstraOctober 10, 2020
Climate activist Bill McKibben joins us to talk about human solidarity and hope.
Debra RienstraOctober 3, 2020
We've aired 12 episodes over the last few months, so it's time to figure out what we've learned. I guess we could call this a final exam day.
Debra RienstraDecember 6, 2019