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Kurt Willems

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Kurt Willems is a pastor, author, and spiritual director. His first book, Echoing Hope: How the Humanity of Jesus Redeems our Pain, releases in March 2021. Kurt is also the host of the Theology Curator podcast. He has a master of divinity degree from Fresno Pacific Biblical Seminary and a master of arts in comparative religion from the University of Washington. [More About Kurt]

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Jesus Politics #5 – Speak Truth. Be Truth. (Racism and Retribution) [EP-111]

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< 1 Minute Read Subscribe via iTunes | Spotify | Google | Stitcher Jesus Politics is a series of teachings and reflections from Kurt Willems leading up to the election. Each teaching is followed up by a conversation between Kurt and Tony Scarcello. This series explores topics such as: allegiance, nationalism, kingdom of God, dominion and stewardship, Revelation and ‘end times,’ citizenship, …

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Scot McKnight on Toxic Churches and Goodness Cultures [EP-110]

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< 1 Minute Read Subscribe via iTunes | Spotify | Google | Stitcher Scot McKnight joins Kurt Willems to discuss a book he co-authored with his daughter, Laura Barringer, called: A Church Called Tov – Forming a Goodness Culture that Resists Abuses of Power and Promotes Healing. This book comes as a response to the abuses that came to light about Willow …

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Every Book by Brian Zahnd Ever … During a Pandemic [EP-109]

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< 1 Minute Read Subscribe via iTunes | Spotify | Google | Stitcher You should read Brian Zahnd’s books. All of them. Kurt chats with Brian Zahnd about every single book he has written to date … and the new book he’s “secretly” working on. They talk about pandemics, race, and politics through each of his books. Check out BZ at BrianZand.com. …

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Love Matters More than “Truth” with Jared Byas [EP-108]

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< 1 Minute Read Subscribe via iTunes | Spotify | Google | Stitcher Kurt chats with Jared Byas about his new book, Love Matters More. Love, not “truth” is what matters as we seek to follow Jesus, Jared persuasively argues. Listen along! Get the book here: https://amzn.to/3duPU5D GIVE THE SHOW SOME LOVE 1) If you would be so kind to hop on …

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Jesus Politics #4 – “Pulling a Judas” with the Devil [EP-107]

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< 1 Minute Read Subscribe via iTunes | Spotify | Google | Stitcher Jesus Politics is a series of teachings and reflections from Kurt Willems leading up to the election. Each teaching is followed up by a conversation between Kurt and Tony Scarcello. This series explores topics such as: allegiance, nationalism, kingdom of God, dominion and stewardship, Revelation and ‘end times,’ citizenship, …

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Jesus Politics #3 – Dominion Done Badly [EP-106]

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< 1 Minute Read Subscribe via iTunes | Spotify | Google | Stitcher Jesus Politics is a series of teachings and reflections from Kurt Willems leading up to the election. Each teaching is followed up by a conversation between Kurt and Tony Scarcello. This series explores topics such as: allegiance, nationalism, kingdom of God, dominion and stewardship, Revelation and ‘end times,’ citizenship, …

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Jesus Politics #2 – You Might Be a Christian Nationalist If [EP-105]

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< 1 Minute Read Subscribe via iTunes | Spotify | Google | Stitcher Jesus Politics is a series of teachings and reflections from Kurt Willems leading up to the election. Each teaching is followed up by a conversation between Kurt and Tony Scarcello. This series explores topics such as: allegiance, nationalism, kingdom of God, dominion and stewardship, Revelation and ‘end times,’ citizenship, …

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Jesus Politics #1 – Allegiance [EP-104]

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< 1 Minute Read Subscribe via iTunes | Spotify | Google | Stitcher Jesus Politics is a series of teachings and reflections from Kurt Willems leading up to the election. Each teaching is followed up by a conversation between Kurt and Tony Scarcello. This series explores topics such as: allegiance, nationalism, kingdom of God, dominion and stewardship, Revelation and ‘end times,’ citizenship, …

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Beginner’s Guide to the New Testament w/ Nijay Gupta [EP-103]

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< 1 Minute Read Subscribe via iTunes | Spotify | Google | Stitcher Kurt Willems welcomes Nijay Gupta back to the show. They talk about his book, Beginner’s Guide to the New Testament and about theology in general. The New Testament has several issues that are considered key debates. Some of these include: the synoptic problem, the …

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Deconstruct and Regenerate w/ Tony Scarcello [EP-101]

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< 1 Minute Read Subscribe via iTunes | Spotify | Google Tony Scarcello shares about his new book, Regenerate: Following Jesus after Deconstruction. Kurt Willems wrote the forward, so this is a personal episode you won’t want to miss!  Kurt said the following about this book: “In Regenerate, you not only get Tony’s tragically hope-filled story, but …