Mike Baughman is the Community Curator and founding pastor of Union, a coffee and community space in northeast Dallas committed to cultivating the divine spark in their neighbors for the good of the city and the world it inspires through outstanding coffee, robust community and engaging causes. He is editor and contributing author of Flipping Church: How Sucessful Church Planters Are Turning Conventional Wisdom Upside-Down. Married to Rachel, a sixth generation minister, Mike is a third generation Methodist minister and church planter who is committed to connecting with and empowering innovative leaders in church, non-profit, and civic work. In this episode of the RePlacing Church Podcast, he joins me to talk about:

  • Why he took an unconventional approach to church planting
  • Why being an outsider is often a gift for entrepreneurs and church planters
  • Why your neighborhood is NOT your mission field
  • How leadership perfectionism is a killer of community and mission
  • The power of innovation in the Wesleyan tradition and other church movements

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Episode Song Credits: "Another Wrong to Right" and "You Won't Walk Alone" by Mercir. "Closed" by Zadok Wartes. Used with Permission.

Production Assistance by Nate Tubbs.

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Ian Cron is a popular speaker, Enneagram teacher, psychotherapist, and Episcopal priest. He is co-author with Susan Stabile of The Road Back to You: An Enneagram Journey to Self-Discovery and the author of Chasing Francis and the spiritual memoir, Jesus, My Father, the CIA, and Me. Together with Susan Stabile he also hosts The Road Back to You Podcast, a podcast that looks at life through the lens of the Enneagram. In this episode of the RePlacing Church Podcast, Ian joins me to discuss:

  • A brief introduction to the Enneagram
  • Why growing in self-knowledge is a core part of the Christian journey
  • How we can use the Enneagram to understand particular places and cultures
  • What the 10th type would be if the Enneagram were actually the Decagram

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Episode Song Credits: "Another Wrong to Right" and "You Won't Walk Alone" by Mercir. "Closed" by Zadok Wartes. Used with Permission.

Production Assistance by Nate Tubbs.

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Dr. Tina Schermer Sellers is the author of the forthcoming book, Sex, God & the Conservative Church – Erasing Shame from Sexual Intimacy. She promotes a “sex-positive Gospel” in her work as a licensed marriage and family therapist, Associate Professor of Marriage and Family Therapy and Director of Medical Family Therapy at Seattle Pacific University, and blogger and speaker. She is the founder of the Thank God For Sex Project, an online community for people who have experienced religious sexual shame, and the Northwest Institute on Intimacy, which trains psychotherapists in sex and spiritual intimacy therapy. In this episode of the RePlacing Church Podcast, she joins me to discuss:

  • A brief history of sex in the church
  • Her four-part model of helping people heal from religious sexual shame
  • How to talk to your kids about sex -the power of telling others the story of your sexuality
  • How to reclaim your body from damaging cultural and ecclesial narratives

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Episode Song Credits: "Another Wrong to Right" and "You Won't Walk Alone" by Mercir. "Closed" by Zadok Wartes. Used with Permission.

Production Assistance by Nate Tubbs.

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Christine Sine a contemplative activist, passionate organic gardener, and author who is committed to helping others integrate spiritual practices with everyday life. She is the founder and contributor to Godspace, an online community focused on spirituality, sustainability, hospitality, and community. She cofounded Mustard Seed Associates with her husband, Tom, where she served as Executive Director until recently. A former physician, she previously practiced medicine in Australia, New Zealand, and around the world as the medical director of Mercy Ships. In addition to her Godspace contributions, she has authored numerous books, including Return to Our Senses: Reimagining How We Pray and To Garden With God. In this episode of the RePlacing Church Podcast, she joins me to discuss:

  • The power of contemplative spirituality
  • Why we should value creative practices - making, writing, gardening, etc - and how they can help you connect with God
  • How to understand the difference between restorative practices and transformative practices and how to incorporate both into your lifestyle
  • How we can be unique and diverse yet fit together in community in the body of Christ

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Are you creating or leading a neighborhood expression of church?

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Episode Song Credits: "Another Wrong to Right" and "You Won't Walk Alone" by Mercir. "Closed" by Zadok Wartes. Used with Permission.

Production Assistance by Nate Tubbs.

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Mark Charles is the son of a Navajo man and a woman of Dutch heritage. He is a speaker and writer focused on forging a path of healing and conciliation in the United States by fostering a deeper understanding of American history regarding race, culture, and faith. Currently, much of his emphasis is on the Doctrine of Discovery and how it has shaped the foundations of our nation. He is currently writing a book about the Doctrine of Discovery with Dr. Soong-Chan Rah. After living on the Navajo reservation with his wife and three children for over a decade, Mark and his family moved to Washington, D.C. where he serves as the correspondent for Native News Online. He continues to write at http://wirelesshogan.blogspot.com. In this episode of the RePlacing Church Podcast, part one of a two part conversation, he joins me to discuss:

  • What the Doctrine of Discovery is and how it has shaped the foundations of the United States
  • How the church’s complicity with the empire led to the Doctrine of Discovery
  • What white trauma is and how it manifests itself
  • Why white america can’t fix racism
  • Why Racial “Conciliation” is a more appropriate term than Racial Reconciliation

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Are you creating or leading a neighborhood expression of church?

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  • Sign up for the Inhabit Conference (April 28-29, Seattle) today and get the Super Early Bird Special.

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Episode Song Credits: "Another Wrong to Right" and "You Won't Walk Alone" by Mercir. "Closed" by Zadok Wartes. Used with Permission.

Production Assistance by Nate Tubbs.

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