Riverfront Church Podcast
Episode 98 - Scott Michels is throwing a party and you are invited!

Episode 98 - Scott Michels is throwing a party and you are invited!

June 22, 2021

Scott Michels is known throughout the region for encouraging people to do good - and now he's created a way to celebrate that goodness - and if you're reading this, you are invited to participate!

Click Here to sign up for the Do-Good-A-Thon

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Enjoy listening as Pastor Emma talks with Scott about doing good.

And here's a photo that will make a lot of sense when you listen to the interview:

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Episode 97 - Sharon Sable on music and community

Episode 97 - Sharon Sable on music and community

May 27, 2021

Sharon Sable is known throughout the mid-Atlantic region for her incredible voice - and she is now serving as Riverfront Church's Music Coordinator. In this episode, Sharon talks with Pastor Chelsea and Pastor Emma about the power of music and the great community we enjoy in the Wilmington area.

 

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Episode 96 - Amit Barak, founder of the Jerusalem Initiative

Episode 96 - Amit Barak, founder of the Jerusalem Initiative

May 1, 2021

JERUSALEMITES' INITIATIVE is a non-profit organization which began operating in 2018 to empower Arabic speaking Israeli Christians, of all denominations, who are proud of belonging to Israel and support the full integration of Christians in the country.

In this episode, Pastor Emma and Pastor Edwin talk with Amit Barak, founder of the organization, about life in Israel and the work of his organization with Arab-speaking Christians.

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Episode 95 - Seth Vogelman on life in Israel

Episode 95 - Seth Vogelman on life in Israel

February 14, 2021

Seth Vogelman is a trade representative for several states in the Middle East - he lives in Israel and served in the Israeli Army and has insights into not only trade and international relations, but also faith and community.

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This episode features a fascinating conversation between Vogelman, Pastor Emma, and Pastor Chelsea.

 

Episode 94 - Chanukah history with Rabbi Michael Beals

Episode 94 - Chanukah history with Rabbi Michael Beals

December 9, 2020

Our good friend Rabbi Michael Beals joins us in this episode to share some history and insights into the celebration of Chanukah and how playing the dreidel was originally a subversive act.

 

Also, Rabbi Beals is inviting everyone to celebrate with him and his congregants at Beth Shalom - go here and click on the appropriate link for each Chanukah gathering - https://www.bethshalomwilmington.org/worship/chanukah/ 

 

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Episode 93 - continuing civics conversation with Dr. Rick Elgendy (part 2)

Episode 93 - continuing civics conversation with Dr. Rick Elgendy (part 2)

November 3, 2020

Our conversation with Dr. Rick Elgendy continues (part one can be found on Episode 92) - this one starts with the use of headless chickens to determine leadership...

 

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Episode 92 - continuing civics conversation with Dr. Rick Elgendy (part 1)

Episode 92 - continuing civics conversation with Dr. Rick Elgendy (part 1)

October 30, 2020

Dr. Rick Elgendy, Associate Professor of Christian Ethics and Public Theology at Wesley Theological Seminary, joins us for more discussion about faith and the civic space (check out episodes 84 and 85 for the first conversation).

This episode covers the first half of the conversation - looking at everything from role models of biblical involvement in politics to the rise and fall of empires.

 

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Episode 91 - voting stories

Episode 91 - voting stories

October 21, 2020

We are just days away from Election Day - a great opportunity for Pastor Chelsea, Pastor Emma, Pastor Edwin, Noelle, and Barbie to share some of their most memorable voting experiences and share some thoughts on voting as well as some tips for those who plan to vote in Delaware, Maryland, or Pennsylvania.

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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

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