Compass Podcast: Finding the spirituality in the day-to-day

Compass Podcast: Finding the spirituality in the day-to-day


Latest Episodes

Encountering the Divine through reading
October 13, 2021

Feeling a bit disconnected? Utilizing a reading plan helps us connect in community and feel connected to the Divine. In this episode, Pierce and Ryan outline simple plans, note the benefits of investi

Simple life rhythms for balance and peace with Joan Chittister
September 29, 2021

One of the marks of monastic communities is that they establish a rhythm of life that calls attention to the holy.  Sister Joan Chittister, who is herself part of a Benedictine monastic community, has

Wrestling with the tough sayings alongside Amy-Jill Levine
September 10, 2021

Why did Jesus say some of the things he said? What do we make of these tough teachings today? Amy-Jill Levine provides some tools for processing. Do we need to sell everything we own? Must we hate our

How gaming inspires a spiritual connection
September 01, 2021

That video game you’ve sunk the last 7 nights into might be teaching you something about faith and connection. Rev. David Petty joins the Compass Podcast to share the story of the digital outreach com

Making any moment a holy moment
August 18, 2021

Douglas McKelvey details his motivation and process for crafting liturgical prayers for everyday events. Making coffee, changing a diaper, mourning the loss of a dog… these are prompts for prayer. Lit

Holy mischief and disruptions of kindness
July 21, 2021

Reverend Shannon Karafanda shares #HolyMischief, a movement inspiring acts of disruption based in love. It seems that the more kindness we show towards others, the more connected we feel towards them.

Breath, justice and the name of God (with Rev. Brian Tillman)
July 08, 2021

Your breathing reflects the very name of God. Rev. Brian Tillman reminds us that God is present in the very breath we take. And then reminds us that injustice is mistreating all those who speak the na

Remembering Steve Austin
June 23, 2021

Steve is one of the few people we’ve talked with multiple times on the Compass Podcast. He just had so many great things to say. Steve also contributed to our Rethink Church blog, offering an important voice at the intersection of mental health,

A prayerful reflection for mid-day disruption
June 09, 2021

Pierce Drake offers a brief prayer exercise for contemplating the truth of who we are–even in the midst of our days. Interested in the book he shares from? Find Every Moment Holy here: https://www.cokesbury.com/9781951872021-Every-Moment-Holy  

Meditative practice for daily disruptions
May 26, 2021

In this episode, we’re creating our own stories of disruption through a contemplative prayer practice. The Welcoming Prayer helps us recognize what we’re feeling and where God is in the midst of our experiences.