• Alberto La Rosa on Theology of Immigration 

      La Rosa, Alberto; Sanchez, Sara (Holland, Mich. : Western Theological Seminary, 2019-05-01)
      Today’s guest is WTS Alumnus and Duke Divinity school Th.D. Candidate, Alberto La Rosa. Alberto’s doctoral work focuses on a theology of immigration, and in this interview he shares why his work is important in today’s ...
    • Alison Adam & Greg Scheer on global music 

      Adam, Alison; Sheer, Greg (Holland, Mich. : Western Theological Seminary, 2017-04-05)
      In this episode, Alison Adam and Greg Scheer discuss the question, “How can Global Music in Western Worship be done authentically and respectfully?” This episode was filmed at the Calvin Symposium on Worship.
    • Anne Zaki on the church in the East and the West 

      Zaki, Anne; Rice, Megan (Holland, Mich. : Western Theological Seminary, 2017-02-15)
      In episode 2.4, Anne Zaki, assistant professor of practical theology at the Evangelical Theological Seminary in Cairo, offers strengths of the church in the West and the church in the East and suggests ways we can learn ...
    • Barbara Brown Taylor on faith & writing 

      Taylor, Barbara Brown; Anderson, Isaac (Holland, Mich. : Western Theological Seminary, 2017-06-21)
      New York Times Best-selling author and Episcopal priest, Barbara Brown Taylor, sits down with fellow writer Isaac Anderson to discuss writing as an act of faith.
    • Ben Conner on "Disabling Mission, Enabling Witness" 

      Conner, Benjamin T.; Oosting, Shari (Holland, Mich. : Western Theological Seminary, 2018-10-02)
      In this episode, WTS professor of practical theology and director of the graduate certificate in disability and ministry, Dr. Ben Conner sits down with Shari Oosting to discuss his new book, "Disabling Mission, Enabling ...
    • Bruce Benedict on the retuned hymn movement 

      Benedict, Bruce; Bast, Andrew (Holland, Mich. : Western Theological Seminary, 2016-09-14)
      In this episode Andy Bast sat down with Bruce Benedict, chaplain of worship arts at Hope College and founder of Cardiphonia, to talk about the retuned hymn movement–in which musicians compose new music to old hymn texts.
    • Carlos Colón on music and engaging social issues 

      Colón, Carlos; Figueroa, Larry (Holland, Mich. : Western Theological Seminary, 2018-03-13)
      In this episode, El Salvadorian composer and liturgist, Carlos Colón discusses his harrowing escape from El Salvador, finding a home in the church, and what the role of art is in engaging social issues.
    • Charles Amjad-Ali on Muslim/Christian relations 

      Amjad-Ali, Charles; Latini, Theresa F. (Holland, Mich. : Western Theological Seminary, 2016-10-10)
      In this episode Dr. Theresa Latini sat down with Rev. Dr. Charles Amjad-Ali, an Anglican from the (United) Church of Pakistan who has spent his life devoted to various causes of justice, speaking out against the persecution ...
    • Daniel Castelo on the problem of evil 

      Castelo, Daniel, 1978-; Billings, J. Todd (Holland, Mich. : Western Theological Seminary, 2017-05-01)
      In this episode, Dr. J. Todd Billings sat down with Dr. Daniel Castelo, Associate Professor of Theology at Seattle Pacific University in Seattle, WA, and author of “The Apathetic God,” and “Pentecostalism as a Christian ...
    • Davey Henreckson on civility and dissent 

      Henreckson, David P.; Johnson, Kathryn M. (Holland, Mich. : Western Theological Seminary, 2018-03-27)
      Dr. Davey Henreckson specializes in moral theology, and is currently working on a book entitled, "The Immortal Commonwealth: Covenant, Community, and Political Resistance in Early Reformed Thought." WTS student Katy Johnson ...
    • David Dark on Pop-culture and Policy as Liturgy 

      Dark, David, 1969-; Ulmer, Emily (Holland, Mich. : Western Theological Seminary, 2018-12-18)
      Dr. David Dark, author of “Life’s Too Short to Pretend You’re Not Religious,” sits down to discuss public theology, pop-culture as witness, and his belief that “policy is liturgy writ large.”
    • Deanna Thompson on Cancer Stories & the Christian Story 

      Thompson, Deanna A., 1966-; DeVries, Katlyn (Holland, Mich. : Western Theological Seminary, 2019-03-07)
      Today’s guest is Dr. Deanna Thompson, professor of religion at Hamline University in St. Paul, MN and author of "Glimpsing Resurrection: Cancer, Trauma, and Ministry." Dr. Thompson was diagnosed with metastatic breast ...
    • Deirdre Johnston & Dennis Voskuil on the virtues of public discourse 

      Johnston, Dierdre Dale; Voskuil, Dennis, 1944- (Holland, Mich. : Western Theological Seminary, 2018-04-18)
      This episode features Hope College professor Dr. Deirdre Johnston and Hope interim president, Dr. Dennis Voskuil. In today’s polarized age, these two and others at Hope College are striving to make dialogue civil again, ...
    • Dr. John Swinton on "Becoming friends of time" 

      Swinton, John, 1957-; Conner, Benjamin T. (Holland, Mich. : Western Theological Seminary, 2018-09-06)
      In this episode, Dr. Ben Conner sits down with Dr. John Swinton, author and scholar in disability studies and professor at the University of Aberdeen, to discuss his newest book, "Becoming Friends of Time."
    • Dr. Kristen Deede Johnson on faith and justice 

      Johnson, Kristen Deede; Small, Kyle J. A. (Holland, Mich. : Western Theological Seminary, 2017-10-24)
      In this episode, Dr. Kristen Deede Johnson discusses her award-winning book "The Justice Calling: Where Passion meets Perseverance," and what justice and righteousness look like in our lives and vocations.
    • Dr. Mark Noll on the Reformation 

      Noll, Mark A., 1946-; Baer, Marc (Holland, Mich. : Western Theological Seminary, 2017-10-31)
      Happy #ReformationDay! Today marks the 500th anniversary of the Reformation and we're commemorating with esteemed American Historian, Dr. Mark Noll! If you listen closely, you might even catch the topic for next season...
    • Dr. Richard Mouw on Christian civility 

      Mouw, Richard J.; Stubbs, David L. (David Leon), 1964- (Holland, Mich. : Western Theological Seminary, 2018-01-08)
      In the first episode of Season 4, Dr. Richard Mouw discusses the importance of civility and civil dialogue in Evangelical Christianity.
    • Edith Humphrey and John Thompson on tradition and the centrality of Scripture 

      Humphrey, Edith McEwan; Thompson, John Lee (Holland, Mich. : Western Theological Seminary, 2017-05-23)
      In this episode, theologians Edith M. Humphrey and John L. Thompson discuss the question, “Does church tradition undermine the centrality and authority of scripture?”
    • Elizabeth Palmer & Dwight Baker on Christian publishing 

      Baker, Dwight; Palmer, Elizabeth (Holland, Mich. : Western Theological Seminary, 2017-07-27)
      In this episode, Dwight Baker, CEO/President of Baker Publishing and Elizabeth Palmer, books editor at The Christian Century discuss faith and the Christian publishing industry.
    • Eric Sarwar on faith and music 

      Sarwar, Eric; Vlisides, James (Holland, Mich. : Western Theological Seminary, 2017-09-05)
      Pakistani ethnomusicologist Eric Sarwar shares how his Christian faith has influenced his work, and what he is doing to connect with Muslim neighbors in his country using the Psalms.