The S#!T Show

Welcome to the Shit Show! It’s been a tough week for many people. During this show we process the immigration crisis at the border, the Muslim ban, the SCOTUS, and how we cope with the crushing news cycle. We also cover some simple and not so simple things you can do to act. We’re in […]

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The ‘Faith-Based’ Plan for Separated Immigrant Children

The Trump administration continues to assert they have no plan for reuniting children separated from their parents at the U.S. border with their families but they do have a plan. Upon hearing the children were being transported to various states, I wondered if there were any children shipped to my state. I spoke with my […]

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The Border We Cannot Cross

This has happened before. The United States is currently tearing children away from their families at border crossings. The children are detained in a repurposed Walmart warehouse, given 3 meals a day, forced to take classes in English and U.S. Civics, with no guarantee they will be reunited with their parents. The cannot be guaranteed […]

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Put Some Respeck on Haiti and Africa

There was a lot of discussion around disparaging comments about Haiti, African countries, and El Salvador. The language isn’t coded anymore. Do we prefer this level of honesty or the traditional coded versions? This week, we’re talking dog whistles, Aristotle, Shakespeare, Climate Theory, and how the view of darkskin as undesirable evolved. We tie all […]

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Extended Cut – Alabama Election

In this Extended Cut, Amera joins us again to weigh in on the Alabama election results. We’re talking Black women, Evangelicals, and what Doug Jones’ victory in Alabama means for 2018.  

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In Politics Name We Prey

It wasn’t always this way. There was a time when God was trusted to provide. When David described God as a fortress and refuge. When Martin Luther prayed for bravery to stand defiant against the daunting might of the Church. When Martin Luther King Jr. challenged the nation to have its actions match its ideals. […]

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Was Jesus a Social Justice Warrior?

  This week JW is back to answer the question of if Jesus of Nazareth was a social justice warrior? We’re looking at the types of things he said and did. If Christians are his followers and he was, what does that mean for us?

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After U.S. Exits Paris Climate Accord, Faith Communities Can Lead The Way

President Trump’s reckless decision to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement puts the rest of the world — from the governments of Asia and Europe to families and local faith communities — on notice: The fate of the planet is in our hands. We cannot look to the federal government of the United States for […]

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Episode 2 – Faith In Action

The Inauguration is upon us. How did we get here? What happens next? In this episode, we look at how faith has influenced our politics in different eras and how it should impact us in the years ahead.

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