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Becoming a Radiant Church with Tara Beth Leach [EP-128]

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2 Minute Read Subscribe via iTunes | Spotify | Google | Stitcher | Audible Kurt Willems has a conversation with Tara Beth Leach about her important new book, Radiant Church: Restoring the Credibility of Our Witness. Here’s what Kurt said in his endorsement: “No doubt about it, Christianity has a bad reputation problem in the USA. But that is not how …

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Might From the Margins with Dennis Edwards [EP-126]

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< 1 Minute Read Subscribe via iTunes | Spotify | Google | Stitcher | Audible In this episode, Kurt Willems sits down with Dr. Dennis Edwards (associate professor of New Testament, North Park) to discuss his book, Might From the Margins: The Gospel’s Power to Turn the Tables on Injustice. GIVE THE SHOW SOME LOVE 1) If you would be so kind …

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Why Do We Suffer & Where’s God? (Valerie Rempel)[EP-125]

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< 1 Minute Read Subscribe via iTunes | Spotify | Google | Stitcher | Audible In this episode, Kurt Willems chats with his former professor, Valerie Rempel to discuss her new book, Why Do We Suffer and Where is God When We Do?. The problem of suffering and evil, sadly, are quite timely. She offers wisdom in this episode. GIVE THE …

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Rich Villodas: The Deeply Formed Life [EP-123]

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< 1 Minute Read Check out my new book! Subscribe via iTunes | Spotify | Google | Stitcher Rich Villodas joins the show to discuss his new book, The Deeply Formed Life: Five Transformative Values to Root Us in the Way of Jesus. This is one of Kurt’s favorite books this year and this conversation doesn’t disappoint! Get the book, here: https://amzn.to/37oFFxc GIVE …

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Ben Higgins: Alone in Plain Sight (from, The Bachelor) [EP-121]

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< 1 Minute Read Check out my new book! Subscribe via iTunes | Spotify | Google | Stitcher Subscribe via iTunes | Spotify | Google | Stitcher Ben Higgins and Kurt Willems chat about his journey on and beyond ABC’s The Bachelor. They discuss themes of his new book, Alone in Plain Sight: Searching for Connection When You’re Seen but Not Known. This powerful and helpful book is available …

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Daniel Hill: Exposing and Resisting Racial Systems [EP-120]

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< 1 Minute Read Subscribe via iTunes | Spotify | Google | Stitcher Daniel Hill chats with Kurt Willems about his latest book, White Lies: Nine Ways to Expose and Resist the Racial Systems That Divide Us. During a year that did some exposing of racial systems, this book offers wisdom and practical steps to step into the needed work of racial …

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Shane Claiborne: Jesus for President 2020 [EP-119]

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< 1 Minute Read Check out my new book! Subscribe via iTunes | Spotify | Google | Stitcher Shane Claiborne chats with Kurt Willems about a bit of his story and his work as an author, speaker, activist, and overall human. They chat about the election, and the ongoing work of Jesus-followers no matter the outcome. They also wrestle with the …

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N.T. Wright: Christianity Makes Sense of the World [EP-118]

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< 1 Minute Read Check out my new book! Subscribe via iTunes | Spotify | Google | Stitcher In this episode of Theology Curator podcast, Kurt Willems interviews N.T. Wright about his latest book, Broken Signposts: How Christianity Makes Sense of the World. Order Broken Signposts, here: https://amzn.to/3eLMSdK This episode is available as a video as well… GIVE THE SHOW SOME …

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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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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 …

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N.T. Wright on Jesus, History, Miracles, and Writing [EP-82]

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< 1 Minute Read Subscribe via iTunes or Google In this episode of Theology Curator, Kurt Willems has a conversation with bishop and professor, N.T. Wright about his latest book. Co-authored with Michael Bird, The New Testament in Its World is a larger volume that brings together many of Wright’s works in a volume designed for students. …