This Is Not Church Podcast
Living In The Liminal Space With Bruxy Cavey

Living In The Liminal Space With Bruxy Cavey

July 12, 2021

In this episode we talk with Bruxy Cavey.

Bruxy Cavey is the senior pastor at The Meeting House, a church for people who aren’t into church. The Meeting House is a multisite Anabaptist congregation in Ontario, Canada where thousands of people connect to God and each other through Sunday services, online interaction, and a widespread house church network. Bruxy is also author of the bestselling book, The End of Religion and his new book, (re)union, is an overview of “The Good News of Jesus for Seekers, Saints, and Sinners.” Bruxy and his wife, Nina, have three daughters and live in Hamilton, Ontario. Along with their Saint Bernard, George.

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Unlocking The True Nature Of God With C. Baxter Kruger

Unlocking The True Nature Of God With C. Baxter Kruger

July 5, 2021

In this episode we talk with C. Baxter Kruger.

C. BAXTER KRUGER, Ph.D. is a Trinitarian scholar and the Director of Perichoresis Ministries, an international ministry proclaiming gospel of the Triune God. A life-long student of psychology, he has a degree in political science, and his Doctor of Philosophy from Kings College, Aberdeen, Scotland. He is the author of nine books including the international bestseller, The Shack Revisited, and recently Patmos. Baxter and his wife Beth have been married for 34 years and have four children, and one granddaughter. He teaches around the world.

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The Art Of The Dissident: A Conversation With David Hayward (The Naked Pastor)

The Art Of The Dissident: A Conversation With David Hayward (The Naked Pastor)

June 28, 2021

In this episode we talk with David Hayward - AKA The Naked Pastor.

After 30 years in the church, David left the ministry to pursue his passion for art. David Hayward - AKA NakedPastor uses words and images to challenge the status quo, deconstruct dogma, and offer hope for those who struggle and suffer under it.
David is no stranger to belief systems - he holds a Masters in Theological Studies, as well as Diplomas in Religious Studies and Ministry, and University Teaching. His art expresses the stories and struggles of spiritual refugees and independent thinkers who question, doubt or oppose the confines of religion. Each piece encourages difficult conversations and acts as a catalyst for critical thinking.

David is an artist and writer who supports LGBTQ+ people and groups, BIPOC and women artists, creatives, journalists, and more, and encourage others to do the same.

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Jesus And John Wayne: A conversation with Kristin Du Mez

Jesus And John Wayne: A conversation with Kristin Du Mez

June 21, 2021

In this episode we talk with Kristin Du Mez. Kristin Kobes Du Mez is a New York Times bestselling author and Professor of History and Gender Studies at Calvin University. She holds a PhD from the University of Notre Dame and her research focuses on the intersection of gender, religion, and politics. She has written for The New York Times, The Washington PostNBC NewsReligion News Service, and Christianity Today, and has been interviewed on NPR, CBS, and the BBC, among other outlets. Her most recent book is Jesus and John Wayne: How White Evangelicals Corrupted a Faith and Fractured a Nation (which was just released in paperback).

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Petitionary Prayer: Real or Superstition? A conversation with Mark G Karris

Petitionary Prayer: Real or Superstition? A conversation with Mark G Karris

June 14, 2021

In this episode we talk to Mark Karris. Mark Gregory Karris is a licensed marriage and family therapist, theologian, adjunct professor, ordained pastor, husband, writer, recording artist, and worship leader. He's a voracious reader, researcher and all around biophilic. He has received a master's degree in counseling through the Alliance Graduate School of Counseling in Nyack, N.Y., a master of divinity from Drew Theological School in N.J., and is currently working through his PsyD from Alliant International University in San Diego.

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Metaphysics, Reiki, and the Cosmic Christ with Katy Valentine

Metaphysics, Reiki, and the Cosmic Christ with Katy Valentine

June 7, 2021

In this episode we talk to Katy Valentine about metaphysics, reiki, and the cosmic Christ. We delve into questions relating to the god of mystery. Katy received her PhD in New Testament from the Graduate Theological Union and is an ordained minister in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). She is one of the co-hosts of the very popular podcast The Heretic Happy Hour. She is also the co-host of Magical Mystery Journeys podcast. She is the author of For You Were Bought With A Price: Sex, Slavery, and Self-Control in a Pauline Community

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The Human God - a conversation with Fr. Kenneth Tanner

The Human God - a conversation with Fr. Kenneth Tanner

May 31, 2021

In this episode we chat with Fr. Kenneth Tanner about finding a richer and more authentic connection to faith. Looking at the early church, and how it relates to us today. Seeing the humanity of Jesus. The human god...the suffering god. 

Kenneth Tanner is pastor of Church of the Holy Redeemer in Rochester Hills, Michigan.

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Getting Comfortable in Uncomfortable Conversations with Felicia Murrell & Mercy Aiken

Getting Comfortable in Uncomfortable Conversations with Felicia Murrell & Mercy Aiken

May 24, 2021

In this episode we chat with Felicia Murrell & Mercy Aiken about racism in America, the Israeli and Palestinian conflict, and the similarities and differences between these two issues that seem to divide our country.

Felicia is an ordained pastor with River Fellowship and presently resides in Atlanta, Georgia with her husband, Doug. Together they have served in church leadership and ministerial roles for almost 20 years. Currently, they oversee Wise Counsel Ministries bringing transformation to both people and organizations. Felicia’s greatest joy is loving people. With a heart to equip and empower others, her passion is to bring others into a revelation of sonship where they learn to walk as Jesus walked through the experience of Father God continuously loving them. She and Doug have 4 adult children.

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Mercy Aiken made Israel and Palestine lived intermittently in Bethlehem, Palestine, from September 2015 to the summer of 2020. Prior to this, she worked many years as a writer and leader in various web-based ministries and leadership in local churches. She is involved with Bethlehem Bible College and the biannual Christ at the Checkpoint conference held in Bethlehem which challenges evangelicals to consider the perspective and experience of Palestinian Christians. She is also committed to relationship and bridge-building work with Muslims and Jews. She is currently pursuing a Master’s Degree through St. Stephen's University and is the author of a soon-to-be-released book about Dr. Bishara Awad, the founder of Bethlehem Bible College, tentatively entitled "Fire in Bethlehem."

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WTF with MJD: A conversation with Matthew J Distefano

WTF with MJD: A conversation with Matthew J Distefano

May 17, 2021

In this episode we chat with Matthew Distefano. The author of the recently released Bonfire Session: A Year of Shadow and Flame. 

Matthew J. Distefano is the author of multiple best-selling books, co-host of two podcasts, a long-time social worker, and hip-hop artist. He lives in Northern California with his wife and daughter.

You can connect with Matthew on:

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You can find his blog on Patheos

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And Now, Deep Thoughts With Meg Calvin

And Now, Deep Thoughts With Meg Calvin

May 10, 2021

In this episode we chat with Meg Calvin. The author of - I Am My Own Sanctuary: How A Recovering Holy-Roller Found Healing And Power.

Meggie Lee Calvin (Meg) is an Amazon Bestselling Author, Wife, Mom, Speaker, Podcaster, and Coach who helps her fellow Spiritually-Attuned Go-Getters find confidence and certainty in who they were meant to be.

You can connect with Meg on:

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