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Welcome to our Podcast page.  Episodes are listed below, with the most recent episode at the top, and older shows on the bottom.  You are welcome to read our blog at


Dec 30, 2018

Episode 25  We talk with Grace Pomroy of portico benefit Services about Stewardship, Financial Planning and FIRE.  SPECIAL NOTE  -  I apologize for the audio quality of this recording, we add technical difficulties in the Skype connection.


Nov 15, 2018

Episode 24  We talk with Pat Speer who is a Community Organizer with the Christian Activities Council in Hartford, CT.  In this episode, we discuss Pat's early life and the events that shaped him and then beginning around the 18-minute mark we dive into the core principles of organizing.  You can learn more about the...

Oct 18, 2018

Episode 23.  We talk with Pastor Kirsten Nelson Roenfeldt about her 2018 Sabbatical, her travels and why congregations benefit from sabbaticals, as much as the pastor does.


Sep 5, 2018

Episode 22: Richard Blackburn and I discuss the work of conflict mediation as he works with congregations experiencing conflict.  We discuss the background and history of the center, as well as it's tools for helping people learn to talk and listen to one another.

Lombard Mennonite Peace Center

Jul 8, 2018

Episode 21 is our conversation with Rev Jim Antal who recently authored the book Climate Church Climate World with an introduction from Bill McKibben.  Jim has a long history of work in this area, and his new book is a wonderful resource for congregations wanting to engage on the topic.