Reports from the Spiritual Frontier

Reports from the Spiritual Frontier


Latest Episodes

Stephanie Price [Updated] – Growing God’s Goodness on the Land
August 07, 2019

Join us for our updated conversation with Stephanie Price of The Land, an outdoor faith community in Aurora, Colorado. Episode Highlights Include: What happens when dreams meet bureaucracy The practice of patience How God has an answer for Stephanie’s ...

[Bonus] David Bailey – Imaginative Decentering
July 17, 2019

Join us for a little more of our conversation with David Bailey, Executive Director of Arrabon, where he talks about what it means for people of privilege to de-center themselves during the work of community building. If you haven’t heard it yet,

David Bailey – Reconciling Communities Across Race and Class
July 10, 2019

Join us for a conversation with David Bailey, Executive Director of Arrabon, an organization that equips churches for the work of reconciliation. Episode Highlights Include: What a Biblical vision for reconciliation looks like (and how to be realistic ...

[Updated] Sean Steele – God’s Offensive Generosity
June 26, 2019

Join us for an updated re-release of our conversation with Sean Steele of St. Isidore’s Episcopal Church in Houston, TX. Episode Highlights Include: [New] Why Sean uses the term “midwife” rather than “church planter” to describe his work What it means ...

Nicole Reilley – Spiritually Flourishing on the Titanic
June 19, 2019

Join us for a conversation with Nicole Reilley of Valencia United Methodist Church.   Episode Highlights Include: How to spiritually flourish on the Titanic Mindfulness Meditation and Christian Formation Releasing Institutional Expectations (and Instit...

Kenda Creasy-Dean [Bonus] Surviving Shipwreck
June 13, 2019

Join us for a little more of our conversation with Kenda Creasy Dean of Princeton Theological Seminary and Ministry Incubators, where she talks about how communities survive shipwreck. If you haven’t heard it yet,

Kenda Creasy-Dean – Youth Spirituality and the Advent of A New Church
June 06, 2019

Join us for a conversation with Kenda Creasy Dean of Princeton Theological Seminary and Ministry Incubators. Episode Highlights Include: Why mainline Christians suck at spiritual formation The difference between good action and holy action How formatio...

[Bonus] Allen Buck: Smudging and Other Ways of Worship
May 29, 2019

Hear Allen Buck of Great Spirit United Methodist Church in Portland, OR share a little bit with us about his community’s particular worship practices, including what smudging is and how it’s used. To hear the rest of our conversation with Allen,

Allen Buck – Healing and Wisdom at Great Spirit UMC
May 22, 2019

Join us for a conversation with Allen Buck of Great Spirit United Methodist Church in Portland, OR. Episode Highlights Include: Allen’s journey from Oklahoma to Portland, Oregon. Native American ministry nested in American Christianity What it means to...

Bonus: Randy Evans on Worship and Advocacy With Walking Tall
April 24, 2019

Join us for a conversation with Randy Evans of Walking Tall in Wilmington, NC Episode Highlights Include: Why you should quit using the word “Homeless” How Randy learned that the Christian way of life “is not a means to an end” Why church volunteers st...