The Forum at St. Luke's held on Sunday morning
Dr. Catherine Meeks, Executive Director, The Absalom Jones Center for Racial Healing - St. Luke's Podcasts
We continue a series of conversations about “Where Are We Now?” And “Where do we go from here? Dr. Catherine Meeks directs the Absalom Jones Center for Racial Healing. A keen prophetic voice about Church, Culture, and the Human Heart, Dr. Meeks explains the inspiring leadership of Absalom Jones as well as God’s call for healing to each of us after 500,000 COVID-19 deaths and a post-insurrection America.
Carter Center CEO: Paige Alexander - St. Luke's Podcasts
“Where are we now?” “Where do we go from here?” These are two questions all of us are considering in the context of transitions the new year has brought us. Ed Bacon continues a series of Forums with thought leaders who are grappling with these questions and whose leadership is impacting lives. Paige Alexander, CEO of the Carter Center, is explicitly charged with “building peace, health, and hope for the world’s poorest and most vulnerable people.” Ed met Paige during the series of Mourning Into Unity prayer vigils St. Luke’s hosted. She has much to say about moving forward with hope in unsettling times.
Diana Butler Bass - St. Luke's Podcasts
Ed welcomes author and scholar Diana Butler Bass to the St. Luke's Forum this Sunday, January 24 immediately following the 10am service. Dr. Butler Bass has written extensively on the history of Christianity, the church in America, and spirituality. She will bring her knowledge of the terrain of religious America to help us understand the religious expressions and dynamics feeding so many who took part in the siege of our Capitol.
Dr. King’s Core Values As Lived by Ebenezer Baptist Church Members - St. Luke's Podcasts
Interim Rector Ed Bacon continues his exploration of Kingian principles this Sunday welcoming Dr. John Vaughn, Executive Pastor of Ebenezer Baptist Church, and Dr. Gwendolyn Middlebrooks, longtime member of Ebenezer and veteran of the Civil Rights Movement. Dr. Middlebrooks also is a personal friend of the King family – she was a babysitter for the King children. They will discuss which values are core, which ones are most frequently invoked at Ebenezer, and how those values look in daily practice.
Wonder: Barbara Brown Taylor - St. Luke's Podcasts
“Wonder” is a powerful word in life and in Christianity. “Star of wonder!” brings to heart the impact of the Christmas message. Christmas may be the most wonder-filled liturgical season of them all. Join Ed as he continues his exploration of wonder with Barbara Brown Taylor, whose most recent book is Always a Guest.
Wonder: Lois Reitzes - St. Luke's Podcasts
“Wonder” is a powerful word in life and in Christianity. “Star of wonder!” brings to heart the impact of the Christmas message. Christmas may be the most wonder-filled liturgical season of them all. This Sunday, Ed welcomes Lois Reitzes of WABE’s, “City Lights” to talk about the wonder of the Arts in Atlanta during COVID.