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Parenting Forward: Stories, Strategies, and Solutions for Progressive Christians Seeking to Raise Children Unfundamentalist

Aug 13, 2018

Important to Parenting Forward is the practice of parenting ourselves, specifically, to name our past wounds and engage in the work of healing. Breaking cycles of pain and shame means dealing with our own childhood trauma first. In this show, I invite author, speaker, and pastor, Carol Howard Merritt, who wrote the...


Aug 6, 2018

Mihee Kim-Kort is a Presbyterian minister, speaker, and author of several books including her most recent one titled, Outside the Lines: How Embracing Queerness Will Transform Your Faith. It is Miheeā€™s coming out story and is a beautiful book that expands our notions of what it means to be human.

In the show, we talk...


Jul 30, 2018

Andrew Grant-Thomas is the co-founder, along with his partner, Melissa Giraud, of the organization, Embrace Race. Their vision is to help provide parents resources to talk about race with their kids, and their website is chock full of wonderful resources, please be sure to check it out.


In this episode, I ask Andrew:


Jul 23, 2018

Melissa Greene is a musician, most notably a member of the Christian group, Avalon, from the years 2002-2009, bringing us lots of hit songs. She served as a pastor at Grace Pointe in Tennessee, which is known for its progressive positions, including being LGBTQ affirming. And just recently, she has left that position...


Jul 16, 2018

This show addresses some common fears and anxieties of those who are parenting with shifting faith. I am on a mission to convince parents that although it may not be the easy path, parenting with shifting faith actually gives us an advantage in parenting, especially in these unstable times of massive faith changes...