Riverfront Church Podcast
Episode 90 - talking movies with Michael Hock

Episode 90 - talking movies with Michael Hock

September 14, 2020

As we begin our faith and Film Series, we thought it would be interesting to talk with a true film aficionado - fortunately Michael Hock was willing to join us to share his insights on a wide variety of films.

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You can read Michael's film reviews and more at BadShakespeare.com

And here's just some of the films we're covering in this sermon series and that we discussed in this episode:

 

  • Breakfast Club
  • Forrest Gump
  • A Knight's Tale
  • Selma
  • Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
  • Joe versus the Volcano
  • Hamilton
  • Spiderman: Into the Spiderverse
  • Trolls: World Tour
  • The Croods
  • The Goonies
  • The Way

 

Episode 89 - Addressing racism in our churches

Episode 89 - Addressing racism in our churches

August 25, 2020

Chris Burton is Director of Equity and Inclusion at The Stony Brook School and Founder of Di Baddest Consulting, providing insights about equity and inclusion for Christian schools and clergy.

 

Pastor Emma and Pastor Edwin talked with Chris about ways to address racial issues in our churches and society.

 

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Chris is also preparing a workshop on race - to learn more, connect with Chris through any of the following:

Di Baddest Consulting on Facebook

email: dibaddestconsulting@gmail.com

Di Baddest Consulting on Instagram

Episode 88 - The Biblical call to protest - with Kristin Kumpf

Episode 88 - The Biblical call to protest - with Kristin Kumpf

August 17, 2020

Is protest Biblical?

 

This week, we talk with Kristin Kumpf, director of Human Migration and Mobility for the American Friends Service Committee, and someone who has been involved with several protests.

 

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Episode 87 - Special crossover with enneagram discussion

Episode 87 - Special crossover with enneagram discussion

August 9, 2020

This is a special crossover episode - we're sharing the most recent episode of the Artist for Joy podcast where Dr. Merideth Hite Estevez interviews Pastor Chelsea about the upcoming workshop they are holding on the Enneagram - click here to learn more about the workshop and sign up to participate.

 

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Episode 86 - Spiritual practice while socially distancing

Episode 86 - Spiritual practice while socially distancing

August 4, 2020

COVID-19 has shifted much of our work, our worship, our relationships online. None of us expected to still be online almost 6 months after COVID-19 began, and yet here we are.

 

In this podcast episode Pastor Chelsea talks with Alison Gillmeister on spirituality in the midst of COVID.

 

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Alison is a Catholic and teacher in Washington, D.C.. She’s grateful to all the people God has used to mold her faith over the years, especially those she met while she was a member of the Jesuit Volunteer Corps in Atlanta. These last few months she has been celebrating the grace received through the spiritual exercises of St. Ignatius while adding a new practice alongside Pastor Chelsea.

 

Tune in for this conversation between two good friends, staying connected through distance and a global pandemic thanks to prayer, music, and Zoom!

 

 

Episode 85 - Faith and Civics with Dr. Rick Elgendy - part 2

Episode 85 - Faith and Civics with Dr. Rick Elgendy - part 2

July 28, 2020

This week we continue our discussion with Dr. Rick Elgendy, Associate Professor of Christian Ethics and Public Theology at Wesley Theological Seminary.

 

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Here's further material Dr. Elgendy recommends:

 

Racecraft: The Soul of Inequality in American Life
Civil Religion in America by Robert N. Bellah
HOW PROTESTING BLACK BODIES ARE IMAGINED AS A THREAT TO NATIONAL PRIDE
Episode 84 - Faith and Civics with Dr. Rick Elgendy - part 1

Episode 84 - Faith and Civics with Dr. Rick Elgendy - part 1

July 21, 2020

This week we begin a discussion with Dr. Rick Elgendy, Associate Professor of Christian Ethics and Public Theology at Wesley Theological Seminary.

 

 As a public theologian, he draws on sources in systematic theology, political theology, social ethics, and critical theory. His work has appeared in journals such as Political Theology, the International Journal of Systematic Theology, and Studia Patristica, and he is the co-editor of and a contributor to the volume, Renegotiating Power, Theology, and Politics (Palgrave MacMillan, 2015). He is working on a book that outlines a Christian theology of power by means of a comparison between Karl Barth and Michel Foucault. As Wesley's Academic Director of Public Theology, Dr. Elgendy advises masters students who specialize in public theology and non-degree students working toward the Certificate in Faith and Public Life. In addition to WTS, he has taught at Lake Forest College and the University of Chicago.

Episode 83 - Think & Drink - first Lenten Discussion about Just Mercy

Episode 83 - Think & Drink - first Lenten Discussion about Just Mercy

March 13, 2020

Wednesday evening Think & Drink is back!

This week, we started our discussion around the film Just Mercy, the church, and our criminal legal system.

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Episode 82 - SPECIAL on Coronavirus

Episode 82 - SPECIAL on Coronavirus

March 12, 2020

In this special episode of the Riverfront Podcast, Pastor Chelsea speaks to the current concerns about the Coronavirus.

For additional information and resources:

Click Here for the latest information from the State of Delaware.

Click Here for information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Click Here for information from the World Health Organization.

Episode 81 - preparing for the Ezer Conference

Episode 81 - preparing for the Ezer Conference

March 7, 2020

In this episode, Pastor Emma talks with Noelle Toscano, co-director of Ezer Rising, about the upcoming Ezer Conference (April 24 - 26)

The Ezer Conference, hosted by Ezer Rising, will be a time of teaching, worship, and encouragement - whether you are new to egalitarianism, consider yourself a seasoned egalitarian or Christian feminist, or are curious about Biblical equality of the sexes looks like - you will be encouraged, equipped, empowered, and (hopefully) make some new connections and friends! 

Click Here to learn more about the conference and register.

Click Here for the Ezer Rising Facebook Page.

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