Messy Jesus Business

Messy Jesus Business


Latest Episodes

Christiana N. Peterson: Getting Real about Death, Dying and Grief
April 01, 2021

Sister Julia Walsh and author Christiana N. Peterson contemplate death, our cultural fear and avoidance of it, and what it looks like to be in a healthy relationship with death. They also discuss grief, mysticism and the saints,

Olga M. Segura: Black Lives Matter and the Catholic Church
March 18, 2021

Sister Julia Walsh talks with author Olga M. Segura about her journey into writing about the Black Lives Matter movement and how the experiences of 2020 gave her courage.

Kaya Oakes: The Importance of Being Humble and Vulnerable
March 04, 2021

Sister Julia Walsh and author Kaya Oakes discuss the importance of being humble and the value of vulnerability in discipleship, in this episode of Messy Jesus Business.

Lisa Deam: We Are All Pilgrims
February 18, 2021

Sister Julia Walsh and author Lisa Deam talk about pilgrimage as a spiritual practice and discipleship as a journey. They discuss the paradoxes of faith and being a contemplative, where we are called to be in the moment, while also moving toward God.

Sister Chioma Ahanihu: Lending Your Voice
February 04, 2021

Sister Chioma Ahanihu shares how the Black Lives Matter movement after George Floyd's death helped her find her voice in the midst of the mess, when she was part of a protest for the first time.

Sister Mumbi Kigutha: Transforming Pain through Reconciliation
January 21, 2021

"Defining reconciliation for me is pretty simple, it's restoring right relationships," Sister Mumbi explains. But true restorative justice requires four pillars: peace, mercy, justice and truth.

Father Adam Bucko: Every Day A Beginner
January 07, 2021

In this episode of Messy Jesus Business, Sister Julia Walsh talks with Father Adam Bucko about contemplation, action, new monasticism and the messiness that permeates it all.

Jon Sweeney: Finding Comfort and Confidence in the Mess
December 17, 2020

Sister Julia Walsh talks with author Jon Sweeney about his journey from Evangelical Christianity and Moody Bible Institute to writing about saints, becoming Catholic and marrying a rabbi. They also explore his thoughts on what Christians need to know a...

Shane Claiborne: Faith as Fuel for World Change
December 03, 2020

What does it mean to be a peacemaker in a heavily-armed country? And is church a country club for saints, or is there room for the rest of us? Best selling author Shane Claiborne discusses these issues and more in this episode of Messy Jesus Business.

Michael Okinczyc-Cruz: Where Civic Life and Mystical Life Meet
November 19, 2020

"Robust commitment to civic life should be fed by a robust spiritual life, a mystical life." Season 2, Episode 5 of Messy Jesus Business, hosted by Sister Julia Walsh IN THIS EPISODE: In Season 2, Episode 5 of Messy Jesus Business podcast,