Interviews

Interview with Maggie Rowe, Author of Sin Bravely

When I started reading Maggie Rowe’s book Sin Bravely: A Memoir of Spiritual Disobedience I saw myself there immediately. For many, her experiences of being afraid of God, worrying about salvation, and getting answers that only seemed to confuse the…

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Interview with Laura Werezak, Author of Attend

I’m excited to talk with Laura Werezak, author of the book Attend: Forty Soul Stretches Toward God. You can listen to our conversation here or read the transcript below.   Briana Meade: Attend is a book for anyone who is…

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Interview with Tanya Marlow About Living with Disability

I’ve been a reader of Tanya Marlow’s work for years and have always appreciated her great compassion and grace in the middle of difficult circumstances. Through the magic of the internet, I’ve gotten a chance to know her across an…

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God Has a Name, an Interview with John Mark Comer

John Mark Comer is a pastor in Portland, Oregon, and the author of four books. I caught up with him to talk about his most recent title: God Has a Name.   You can listen to our interview or read…

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Serving God, Saving the Planet with Dr Matthew Sleeth

In my church growing up, we didn’t talk much about the environment, perhaps because we were focused on going to heaven. Dr. Matthew Sleeth’s book, Serving God, Saving the Planet, offers a different perspective, drawing on the Bible to make…

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Katelyn Beaty’s A Woman’s Place Interview

I’ve appreciated Katelyn Beaty’s work for years, as a woman, and perhaps especially as a fellow single woman (although I think that her writing is important far beyond that demographic). Her book A Woman’s Place: A Christian Vision for Your…

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Interview with Kate Wallace of The Junia Project

The Junia Project is one of the first places I ever heard the term: egalitarian theology (I found them through Sarah Bessey’s work). Since then, I’ve learned so much from their scholarship and work, and been encouraged about God’s dream…

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Interview with Patricia Raybon, Author of My First White Friend

A couple of years ago, I was in charge of curating a shelf on race at a local bookstore. I was excited about the project, but wasn’t sure where to begin. I reached out to people I knew who were…

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Interview with Carol Howard Merritt, Author of Healing Spiritual Wounds

It took me about three minutes after receiving Carol Howard Merritt’s new book Healing Spiritual Wounds: Reconnecting with a Loving God After Experiencing a Hurtful Church to realize it was a book for me. It took me seconds longer to…

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Interview with Amy Peterson, Author of Dangerous Territory

I’ve been following Amy Peterson’s writing for a long time, so I know the current parts of her story much better than the ones found in her first book, Dangerous Territory: My Misguided Quest to Save the World, which releases…

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