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COBCast - The Church of the Brethren Podcast

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Dec 4, 2020

How do roosters related to prophecy? Tom Wagner explains the connection in his Advent article "Arise and shine". Kara Miller plays "In the bleak midwinter" on piano. 

Nov 5, 2020

Joanna Davidson Smith shares the poem Revolution for this bonus (and final) episode of Speaking Truth to Power for Messenger Radio. Learn more about Joanna’s work.

Continue the conversation with these leaders on Dunker Punks Podcast on November 21 and beyond.

The Speaking Truth to Power series was inspired by the Womaen’s Caucus Annual Conference panel with Gimbiya Kettering, Madalyn Metzger and Debbie Eisenbise.

"Move in our Midst" is played by Nancy Miner and Jan Fischer Bachman. 

Oct 31, 2020

Barbara Daté ministers to us on this latest episode in the Speaking Truth to Power series. For such a time as this, amid uncertainty, violence, illness, grief, Barbara’s words heal. Learn more about Barbara’s work and upcoming trainings and contact her at paxdate@gmail.com. Check out a few issues of the Pine Needle here (scroll down). 

Christine Wuhrman plays the cello. 

This is the second-to-last episode in the Speaking Truth to Power series, inspired by the Womaen’s Caucus Annual Conference panel. (It was going to be the last episode, but we all could use a bonus these days!) Continue the conversation on Dunker Punks Podcast after November 21.

Oct 29, 2020
SueZann Bosler's story is hard to listen to, and healing to hear. Learn more through her organization Journey of Hope: From Violence to Healing and a Messenger article and a 48 Hours episode.
If you're ready to write to someone on death row (or at least learn more about it) visit www.brethren.org/drsp or contact Rachel Gross at drsp@brethren.org.
Speaking Truth to Power is a podcast series inspired by the 2020 Womaen's Caucus Annual Conference Panel.
Oct 22, 2020

Ken Gibble reads his poem "To Be a Tree" from the November 2020 issue of Messenger magazine. Carolyn Strong plays "Sweet Hour of Prayer". 

Oct 21, 2020

Anna Lisa Gross speaks with Carla Gillespie and Carol Lindquist with lectionary scriptures for October 25, 2020. Nancy Miner plays “It is well” on piano. 

This is episode 8 in a Messenger Radio series continuing the conversation launched by the Church of the Brethren’s Womaen’s Caucus Speaking Truth to Power panel.

Oct 14, 2020

Anna Lisa Gross speaks with Lauren Seganos Cohen and Dawn Blackman with lectionary scriptures for October 18, 2020. Nancy Miner plays “My Life Flows On” on piano. Learn more about Dawn in this Public interview and Wall Street Journal article.  Find a transcript of her interview (which is slightly hard to hear) on the Messenger Radio web page

This is episode 7 in a series continuing the conversation launched by the Church of the Brethren's Womaen’s Caucus Speaking Truth to Power panel.

Oct 7, 2020

Earlier this year, the Church of the Brethren’s Womaen’s Caucus offered a panel on “Speaking Truth to Power.” Continuing the conversation, Anna Lisa Gross interviews Leah Hileman here on Messenger Radio, tying in the lectionary scriptures for October 11, 2020. Nancy Miner plays “Simple Gifts” on piano. 

Find the Womaen’s Caucus Speaking Truth to Power panel at https://www.womaenscaucus.org/uncategorized/speaking-truth-to-power.

Sep 30, 2020

Earlier this year, the Church of the Brethren’s Womaen’s Caucus offered a panel on “Speaking Truth to Power.” Continuing the conversation, Anna Lisa Gross interviews Pam Grugan and Ben Bear here on Messenger Radio, tying in the lectionary scriptures for October 4, 2020, World Communion Sunday. Nancy Miner plays “Let Us Break Bread Together” on piano. 

The poem "And the Table will be Wide" is used by permission © Jan Richardson. Janrichardson.com

Find the Womaen’s Caucus Speaking Truth to Power panel at https://www.womaenscaucus.org/uncategorized/speaking-truth-to-power.

 
Sep 25, 2020

One of the first two English slave ships to carry West Africans to the New World was named Jesus. Church of the Brethren Publisher Wendy McFadden considers ways Christians over centuries have taken the name of Jesus in vain. Nancy Miner plays "Amazing Grace" on piano. 

Sep 23, 2020

Earlier this year, the Church of the Brethren’s Womaen’s Caucus offered a panel on “Speaking Truth to Power.” Continuing the conversation, Anna Lisa Gross interviews Audri Svay and Dana Cassell here on Messenger Radio, tying in the lectionary scriptures for September 27, 2020. Nancy Miner plays “Amazing Grace” on piano.

Find the Womaen’s Caucus Speaking Truth to Power panel at https://www.womaenscaucus.org/uncategorized/speaking-truth-to-power.

Sep 15, 2020

Earlier in 2020, the Womaen’s Caucus offered a panel on “Speaking Truth to Power.” Continuing the conversation, Anna Lisa Gross interviews Melisa Leiter-Grandison and Ruthann Knechel Johansen here on the Church of the Brethren's Messenger Radio, tying in the lectionary scriptures for September 20, 2020. Nancy Miner plays "When peace like a river" on piano. 

Find the Womaen’s Caucus Speaking Truth to Power panel at https://www.womaenscaucus.org/uncategorized/speaking-truth-to-power.

 

Sep 9, 2020

In July 2020, the Womaen’s Caucus of the Church of the Brethren had a panel “Speaking Truth to Power.” Continuing the conversation, Anna Lisa Gross interviews Bobbi Dykema, Chris Douglas, and Eric Bishop here on Messenger Radio, with scriptures from the lectionary for September 13. Nancy Miner plays "Move in our Midst" on piano. 

Find the Womaen’s Caucus Speaking Truth to Power panel at https://www.womaenscaucus.org/uncategorized/speaking-truth-to-power to hear Gimbiya Kettering, Madalyn Metzger and Debbie Eisenbise address these themes.

Sep 2, 2020

In July 2020, the Womaen's Caucus had a panel "Speaking Truth to Power." Continuing the conversationAnna Lisa Gross interviews Mary Scott-Boria, Katie Shaw Thompson and Kathryn LaPointe here on Messenger Radio, using scriptures from the lectionary for September 6. 

Find the Womaen's Caucus Speaking Truth to Power panel at  https://www.womaenscaucus.org/uncategorized/speaking-truth-to-power/ to hear Gimbiya Kettering, Madalyn Metzger and Debbie Eisenbise address these themes.

Jun 4, 2020

There will be a significant number of life’s broken
eggs filling up the basket on your journey and mine. What will they become?

Nancy Sollenberger Heishman, director of the Office of Ministry for the Church of the Brethren, shares her recent article from Messenger magazine. 
Nancy Miner plays piano.  

May 15, 2020

In this pandemic, nearly everyone is feeling loss in some way. Walt Wiltschek, pastor of the Easton Church of the Brethren, discusses allowing space to grieve in this episode of Messenger radio. 

May 7, 2020

Wendy McFadden, publisher for the Church of the Brethren, reads her poem "Waiting," from the May 2020 issue of Messenger magazine. Nancy Miner plays the piano and Monica McFadden provides the introduction. 

Aug 11, 2017

In the final episode of the Capstone series, we talk to Eric, a young adult from the Navajo reservation in New Mexico. He did something pretty radical—he decided to transplant his life for a bit, work at Capstone Community Gardens, and learn about beekeeping.

Produced by Monica McFadden. Music by Miller Kines

Jul 26, 2017

Land rights struggles, forging relationships in a tense racial climate, and a whole array of volunteers—this is the second part of Nathan Hosler’s interview with David Young of Capstone Community Gardens, and these are some of the elements that make up the day-to-day life at Capstone. Find out how in the latest episode from the Office of Public Witness.

Produced by Monica McFadden. Music by Miller Kines.

Jul 13, 2017

How does someone go from being the Chief of Police in North Manchester, IN, to starting a garden project in New Orleans’ Lower Ninth Ward? Find out in the first of a three-part series from the Office of Public Witness on Capstone Community Gardens. In this episode, Nathan Hosler interviews David Young, the founder of Capstone.
Produced by Monica McFadden. Music by Miller Kines. 

Jun 15, 2016

David Bassett, the founder of the National Campaign for a Peace Tax Fund, recalls the adventures of his life in a conversation with Sara White, an intern from the Church of the Brethren Office of Public Witness.  From alternative service during the Vietnam War to a hovercraft ride, David shares a wealth of stories and advice.

Sep 21, 2015

Recorded July 15, 2015 at Annual Conference in Tampa, Florida

Sep 21, 2015

Recorded July 14, 2015 at Annual Conference in Tampa, Florida

Sep 21, 2015

Recorded July 13, 2015 at Annual Conference in Tampa, Florida

Sep 21, 2015

Recorded July 12, 2015 at Annual Conference in Tampa, Florida

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