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Episode 15 // Dr. Luther E. Smith, Jr.

April 18, 2021

Dr. Luther E. Smith, Jr. is Professor Emeritus of Church and Community at Candler School of Theology at Emory University. His current research focuses on the writings and correspondence of Howard Thurman, advocacy on behalf of children, and a spirituality of hope. Smith is an ordained elder in the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church.

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Episode 26 // Charity Goodwin

July 6, 2021

Our guest this week needs no introduction to our church, The Gathering. However, if you don't know her, Charity Goodwin is the pastor of our Clayton site, a preacher, teacher, coach, and author. We talk about her book "Get Up," and the upcoming sermon series of the same name. charitygoodwin.com

Episode 25 // Barbara Phifer

June 29, 2021

My guest today is Representative Barbara Phifer, a democrat in Missouri House of Representatives for district 90. Prior to serving the Missouri legislature she was a United Methodist pastor, serving churches for 40 years. Her faith deeply roots her political activism and today I want to talk about that intersection.

Episode 24 // Kirk Weaver

June 22, 2021

In the midst of school and sports activities, lessons birthday parties, play dates, parents often wonder how they can make time for church, not just for themselves but for their kids. Many of us want to pass faith along to our kids and maybe we don’t know how to do that or where to find the time. Our guest today is Kirk Weaver and he has made his life‘s mission helping families teach faith to their kids and we’re going to talk about that today.