Russ Jennings

TRUE CALLING – Kristen & Russ Look at this Christian Process and Kristen Has an Announcement [LDT096] Play in new window | Download (Duration: 50:52 — 46.6MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSWhen a Christian truly feels that God want her to do something in particular, like become a minister, start a homeless shelter, become a tutor, paint a mural on the church playground […]

SAVE THE CHURCH? OR JOIN GOD IN SAVING THE WORLD? – A Conversation with Rick Ufford-Chase & Brian McLaren [LDT095] #Church2B   Recently updated ! Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:15:17 — 68.9MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSOur guests today are Rick Ufford-Chase, the author of Faithful Resistance: Gospel Visions for the Church in a Time of Empire (interviewed in episode 76 of  Love in a Dangerous Time) and […]

BUSHWICK ABBEY – Rev. Nell Archer & Rev. Vince Anderson about music, art, and gentrification in Brooklyn, NY [LDT094] Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:01:06 — 55.9MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSThere’s a lot of church planting going on these days. And many of these plants are flourishing as alternative worshiping communities, made up of people who usually wouldn’t be caught dead in […]

A Jew and A Gentile Walked Into a Bar …. Mitzvah – Co-hosts are special guests on our good friends’ podcast [LDT093] Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:03:44 — 58.4MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSFor the first time, Lovers, we have been invited onto another podcast. Our good friends, Charles Bretan and Chris Henson (the very Jew and Gentile who walked into that Bar …. Mitzvah) […]

RE-THINKING THE CHURCH BEFORE IT WAS COOL – Wisdom from church pioneer Rev. Frank Dew [LDT092] Play in new window | Download (Duration: 47:49 — 43.8MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS In 1985, Rev. Frank Dew planted a small Presbyterian church in Greensboro, NC called “New Creation” that focused on relationships, community, and social justice.  For over 30 years, this diverse group […]

IF WE LOSE SIGHT OF THE IMPERITIVE OF LOVE, THEN WE’RE JUST LOST – an open ended discussion with Nkosi Anderson re Nazis and the like [LDT091] Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:13:55 — 67.7MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSThis episode has no agenda other than to talk through some of the big issues that arose this week with the emergence of organized and armed racists folk in Charlottesville, VA. Neo-Nazis, […]

THE SERVANT LEADERSHIP SCHOOL: A Model For Grounding Activism in Faith (and vice versa) – a talk with Director Ruth D. Anderson [LDT090] Play in new window | Download (Duration: 52:53 — 48.4MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSThis week, with the violence and terror that has descended on Charlottesville, VA, we are reminded of the importance of continuing the work of dismantling systemic oppression by effectively engaging systems of […]

CONVERSION(S): AT THE BOTTOM – I’M GOING TO DO THIS – The Story of Co-Host Kristen Leigh [LDT089] Play in new window | Download (Duration: 54:49 — 50.2MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSFor the past year or so, we’ve occasionally done an interview series called “Conversion(s)”, in which very active people of faith tell their stories about how they got there. The idea is […]

THE POOR WILL ALWAYS BE WITH US??!!! – What Jesus Really Said About the Poor – a talk with Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis [LDT088] Play in new window | Download (Duration: 56:20 — 51.6MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSHow many times have you heard someone try to stand in the way of work to end poverty by saying, “The poor will always be with us”? It’s as if they are […]

ARE YOU A WILD GOOSE? PROBABLY! – A Chat With Goose Producer, Jeff Clark and Introducing New Co-Host, Kristen Leigh [LDT087] 2 Play in new window | Download (Duration: 49:17 — 45.1MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSLovers! In this episode, you’ll meet the newest addition to the Love in a Dangerous Time team. You may know Singer/Songwriter Kristen Leigh. Russ did an episode with her in February of […]