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

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


Latest Episodes

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.

How spiritual practices disrupt our world with Tyler Sit
May 12, 2021

Worship, prayer and meditation interrupt the world’s cycles of brokenness. Tyler Sit, the author of “Staying Awake” and pastor of New City Church, describes how these practices brought disruption to Minneapolis in the wake of the uprising and Derek Cha...

Leaving no one at the margins with Father Gregory Boyle
April 28, 2021

Humanity’s great error is that we’ve forgotten we belong to one another. When Father Gregory Boyle was sent to minister amongst the forgotten of Los Angeles, he responded by starting a movement to disrupt the cycles that suggest that one person’s life ...

Disrupting trends of loneliness with Luke Edwards
April 14, 2021

Luke Edwards talks with us about fresh expressions of church that are disrupting the cycles of loneliness in our culture.

Hopelessness and decolonizing faith with Miguel De La Torre
March 30, 2021

Dr. Miguel De La Torre, the author of “Decolonizing Christianity”, talks about living in hopelessness while being a person of faith. What does it mean for us to seek out the Jesus of the margins? How will that impact our understanding of faith and our ...

Friendships and faith community for digital natives
March 17, 2021

Are virtual friendships real friendships? Matt Franks and Zach Bechtold of the Bearded Theologians podcast reveal the ways in which a digitally-native culture does faith and spirituality online.