Video Conversations 

Video conversations with the authors of On Our Way:

Study

Making a Good Living

Discerning God's Call

Honoring the Body

Living as Community

Knowing and Loving Our Neighbors of Other Faiths

Friendship and Intimacy

Peacemaking and Nonviolence

Singing Our Lives to God

Doing Justice

Care for Creation

Living in the Presence of God


 

An Invitation

Dorothy Bass, coeditor of On Our Way, invites you to join others in exploring a way of life that is good for you, good for others, and good for the whole world. View the video conversation.

Dorothy Bass


Study

Being a disciple, a student of Jesus, says Matthew Myer Boulton of Harvard Divinity School, is a life-long practice that involves learning and unlearning. View the video conversation.

 Matthew Myer Boulton


Discerning God’s Call

Hit the pause button, urges Jennifer Haworth, spiritual director and teacher at Loyola University Chicago. Take time to listen carefully to God, to yourself, and to the cries of a hungry, needy world as you discern God’s call. View the video conversation.

 Jennifer Haworth


Living as Community

Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove, director of the School for Conversion, describes Christian community as the place we try to figure out together how faith shapes everything we do. View the video conversation.

 Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove


Friendship and Intimacy

Stephanie Paulsell of Harvard Divinity School reflects on how to nurture friendship and intimacy over time by cultivating the radical openness and vulnerability embodied in Jesus. View the video conversation.

 Stephanie Paulsell


Singing Our Lives to God

“Its complicated,” singer songwriter Tony Alonso says of our relationship with God. Music can help us express ourselves in that relationship. Music also can connect us more deeply to one another and to the wounded world.  View the video conversation.

Tony Alonzo


Care for Creation

Daniel Spencer, Professor of Environmental Studies at the University of Montana, reflects on care for creation as a biblically rooted Christian practice.  View the video conversation.

 Daniel Spencer


 Making a Good Living

Douglas Hicks, who teaches leadership studies and religion at the University of Richmond, raises questions about “market values,” our “money talk,” and what it means to make a “good living.”  View the video conversation.

 Doug Hicks


Honoring the Body

Evelyn Parker of Perkins School of Theology shares stories of her own journey in learning to care for and cherish every human body, especially vulnerable and dying bodies, as a Spirit-filled, grace-bearing gift from God. View the video conversation.

 Evelyn Parker


Knowing and Loving Our Neighbors of Other Faiths

Scott Alexander, Director of Catholic-Muslim Studies at Catholic Theological Union in Chicago, reflects on interreligious dialogue as the practice of following Christ across religious and cultural boundaries. View the video conversation.

 Scott Alexander

Peacemaking and Nonviolence

"Following the nonviolent way of Jesus, practicing peacemaking as a way of life" Mary Emily Duba says, "is like a little yeast in a big bowl of flour. Tiny though it seems, it has the power to bring life and leaven to the whole world." View the video conversation.

 Mary Emily Duba

Doing Justice

While our society values individuality, competition, and independence, Joyce Hollyday reminds us that Jesus creates a community that seeks the common good, nurtures mutual care, and works for justice so that all may flourish in God's abundant life. View the video conversation.

 Joyce Hollyday


 

Living in the Presence of God

Being followers of the Way is more than believing a set of doctrines. It is a risky, life-giving way of life dependent upon God at every step, says Susan Briehl, coeditor of On Our Way. View the video conversation.

Susan R. Briehl



 

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