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Parenting Forward

Feb 18, 2019

Chris Stroop and I connect online because we are both #EXvangelicals, which is a term coined by our mutual friend, Blake Chastain, who has a podcast by the same name. It means that evangelicalism is both a shaping influence of our lives and a system we have rejected. Chris has an academic background on Russian history...


Feb 11, 2019

Liz Lin is a writer and co-founder of the Facebook group Progressive Asian American Christians. We took the opportunity to geek out about facebook groups and what it’s like to admin for fairly large groups and foster online community in this way. Liz tells me her faith shifting stories, what kind of faith and values...


Jan 28, 2019

This episode is in response to the MAGA teens from Covington Catholic High School interacting disrespectfully to an Indigenous elder. This story prompts a conversation about white supremacy, media, children/teens/minors, so this episode is dedicated to unpacking all those layers. I give my opinions on the incident and...


Jan 14, 2019

At the end of the year, lots of people love posting round-ups of their favorite books. I was lazy and didn’t do a round up even though I read lots of good books, but IF I WERE to have done one for 2018, at the tippy top of the list would for sure be a novel titled, This is How it Always Is, by Laurie Frankel.

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Dec 31, 2018

I’ve long admired the work done by Ashia Ray in her book curating website called Books For Littles. Her list of children’s books that help children understand privilege is TOTAL FIRE:  http://www.booksforlittles.com/silence-is-violence/

 

She opens up about her own story and why she started doing this work. We...