Liturgical Rebels Podcast

How often have you felt restricted to spiritual practices that often seem outdated and of little relevance in today’s world? Are you discouraged to express your own creative talents and develop spiritual practices that are uniquely you? The Liturgical Rebels podcast is for people like you who want to reimagine and reconstruct their faith and spiritual practices.  

The Liturgical Rebels Podcast empowers followers of Jesus to creatively reconstruct their faith and spiritual practices. Through conversation with groundbreaking practitioners from around the world who think creatively about new approaches to spirituality, we will emphasize the sacredness of all things and uncover ways in which God speaks to us through nature and creativity, through restorative justice and environmental concern, and through the mundane and ordinary acts of daily life. This podcast is for those who don’t want to just deconstruct, but also to reconstruct faith and spiritual practices; those who want to reshape belief and practice to journey closer to God and the wholeness, peace, justice and flourishing God intends not just for us as individuals but for the earth and all its inhabitants.

 

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Episode 1 – Inaugural episode with Christine Sine and Forrest Inslee

Episode 2 – Poetry as Spiritual Practice with Christine Sine and Drew Jackson

Episode 3 – Explore Art with Scott Erickson

Episode 4 – Block prints & Faith journeys with Kreg Yingst

Episode 5 – Curating Worship with Mark Pierson and co-host Lilly Lewin

Episode 6 – Creative Worship with Lilly Lewin

Episode 7 – Author & Activist Shane Claiborne

In this conversation, Christine Sine interviews Shane Claiborne, a Christian activist and author, about his journey and his work in advocating for social justice. They discuss topics such as community living, gun violence, the death penalty, and the ongoing conflict in Gaza. Shane shares his experiences and insights, highlighting the importance of love, nonviolence, and solidarity with marginalized communities. The conversation culminates in a discussion about the recent pilgrimage walk and protest at Lockheed Martin, a major weapons contractor.

Episode 8 – Into the Wild with Tony Jones

In this conversation, Tony shares his journey from being a pastor in the Emerging Church Network to finding solace and connection with God in the wilderness.  Tony emphasizes the importance of nature in spiritual experiences and how it can be a place to interact with God. He explores the presence of death in life from composting and gardening to hunting. The conversation explores the paradox of valuing animals and of hunting and eating them, the responsibility humans have for the death of animals, and the need for honesty about animal deaths. The conversation concludes with a discussion on mortality and the focus on living the best life in the present.

Episode 9 – Beyond Doom with Brian McLaren

In this episode of Liturgical Rebels, Christine Sine and Forrest Inslee interview Brian McLaren. Covering topics like hope beyond doom, ecological overshoot, anxiety, future, waste, civilization, faith, advocacy, contemplation, action, transformation, resilience, scripture, oppression and truth. Brian D. McLaren was a pastor for twenty-four years. Now he’s an author, activist, public theologian, and popular public speaker. The author of more than 15 books, including Faith After Doubt, Do I Stay Christian? and A New Kind of Christian, he is a faculty member of The Living School at the Center for Action and Contemplation.