• Kevin Cloud on God & Hamilton 

      Cloud, Kevin; Small, Lindsay (Holland, Mich. : Western Theological Seminary, 2018-05-04)
      “These moments happen on stage where the entire atmosphere in the theater changes and you can feel it. You can feel a weight, and a presence. And I would say you feel the presence of God." -Kevin Cloud, author of “God and ...
    • Kyle Meyaard-Schaap on Young Evangelicals for Climate Action 

      Meyaard-Schaap, Kyle; Boogaart, Thomas Arthur (Holland, Mich. : Western Theological Seminary, 2016-11-02)
      In this episode, Professor Tom Boogaart sat down with Kyle Meyaard-Schaap, a WTS graduate and the National Organizer & Spokesperson for Young Evangelicals for Climate Action (YECA), to discuss why young people, and Christians ...
    • Lisa Sharon Harper 

      Harper, Lisa Sharon; Kingdom-Grier, Denise (Holland, Mich. : Western Theological Seminary, 2016-08-31)
      Rev. Denise Kingdom-Grier sat down with Lisa Sharon Harper, Chief Church Engagement Officer at Sojourners, during Lisa's book tour promoting "The Very Good Gospel: How Everything Wrong Can Be Made Right."
    • Mako Fujimura on 9/11 and civility 

      Fujimura, Makoto, 1960-; Munroe, Jeff (Holland, Mich. : Western Theological Seminary, 2018-01-23)
      In this episode, artist and writer Mako Fujimura reflects on living in New York City during the September 11 terrorist attacks. The events inspired Mako to visit the earlier ground zeros—at Hiroshima and Nagasaki. In this ...
    • Marilyn McEntyre on how to play with a poem 

      McEntyre, Marilyn Chandler, 1949-; Munroe, Jeff (Holland, Mich. : Western Theological Seminary, 2016-09-19)
      In this episode, Jeff Munroe talks to writer and professor of medical humanities at the UC Berkeley-UCSF Joint Medical Program, Marilyn Chandler McEntyre about her rules for “how to play with a poem.”
    • Mindfulness for healthcare staff with direct patient care 

      Samson, Sarah (2019)

      As a chaplain, I work in the context of healthcare with staff who provides direct patient care in the midst of burnout and compassion fatigue. I experience firsthand their stress and anxiousness which results in high ...

    • Pastoral presence as disruption of shame : the experience of engaging and equipping communities of faith in Bangkok with practices of transformative discipleship 

      Bunupuradah, Rawee (2021)

      The dissertation explores dynamics of spiritual transformation through the practice of discipleship and pastoral care. Intersecting multi-disciplinary sources of theology, psychology, and neuroscience. The work proposes, ...

    • Pastoral theology, imagination, and formation in preaching seminarians at Church on the Hill 

      Crawford, Blaine D. (2020)

      From a broad vantage point, this paper is about pastoral theology and pastoral formation. However, the intricate details and the winding journey reveal that it is about so much more. Animated by the life and ministry ...

    • Rachel Held Evans on being the spiritual voice of a collective 

      Evans, Rachel Held, 1981-; Nelson, Roger (Holland, Mich. : Western Theological Seminary, 2017-06-02)
      In the final episode of Season 2, New York Times best-selling author and speaker Rachel Held Evans sits down with Rev. Roger Nelson at the 2017 Writer’s Workshop to answer, “What is it like to be the spiritual voice of a ...
    • Rawee Bunupuradah 

      Bunupuradah, Rawee; DeGroat, Chuck (Holland, Mich. : Western Theological Seminary, 2016-08-30)
      In this episode, Chuck DeGroat interviews Rawee Bunupuradah, a church planter working in Bangkok, Thailand.
    • Rebecca Deng on stories of a refugee 

      Deng, Rebecca; Brandsen, Jenna (Holland, Mich. : Western Theological Seminary, 2016-10-24)
      In this episode, Jenna Brandsen sat down with Rebecca Deng, a former refugee who is one of the “Lost Girls” of South Sudan. Rebecca shared about her experience as a refugee in the US, and shared how the church can help ...
    • Rev. Dr. Frank A. Thomas on clergy burnout 

      Thomas, Frank A. (Frank Anthony), 1955-; Ellis, James (Holland, Mich. : Western Theological Seminary, 2017-01-16)
      In episode 2.2, Rev. Dr. Frank A. Thomas discusses ways to practice self-care in a highly demanding, instant gratification culture where clergy burn-out is common.
    • Sarah Arthur on Madeleine L'engle's Spiritual Legacy 

      Arthur, Sarah; Munroe, Jeff (Holland, Mich. : Western Theological Seminary, 2018-09-17)
      In this episode, Sarah Arthur, who recently published the book “A Light so Lovely: The Spiritual Legacy of Madeleine L'Engle, Author of A Wrinkle in Time,” sits down with Jeff Munroe to talk about writing this book in light ...
    • Timothy Brown on why Scripture memorization matters 

      Brown, Timothy L.; Brown, Jon (Holland, Mich. : Western Theological Seminary, 2017-01-03)
      In the heartwarming first episode of season 2, WTS President Timothy Brown is interviewed by his son, Pastor Jon Brown, about the importance of scripture memorization for our lives and ministries.
    • Tinyiko Maluleke on Nelson Mandela & hope 

      Maluleke, Samuel Tinyiko; Kingdom-Grier, Denise (Holland, Mich. : Western Theological Seminary, 2018-04-05)
      Who could be a better representation of the power of civility than Nelson Mandela? Today’s guest is WTS alumni and South African theologian, Dr. Tinyiko Maluleke, who is working on a book about Nelson Mandela and hope. ...
    • Unplugging to connect : reimagining Christian identity formation in the digital age 

      Parrish, David N. (2021)
      Screens are here to stay. With their myriad uses, screens have found a permanent place in our lives. We reap many benefits from our screens, but thoughtful observers cannot help but wonder, “Are screens delivering on their ...