28 episodes

This is a series about leaving a culture of scarcity for a community of abundance. The Common Good is where change agents, community facilitators, and faith and service leaders meet at the intersections of belonging, story, and local gifts. This first season is a series of interviews with Walter Brueggemann, Peter Block, and John McKnight.


More information on these three, the Common Good Fellowship program, and the Common Good Reader at commongood.cc


Common Good Podcast is a coproduction of cincyhive.org and commonchange.com

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This is a series about leaving a culture of scarcity for a community of abundance. The Common Good is where change agents, community facilitators, and faith and service leaders meet at the intersections of belonging, story, and local gifts. This first season is a series of interviews with Walter Brueggemann, Peter Block, and John McKnight.


More information on these three, the Common Good Fellowship program, and the Common Good Reader at commongood.cc


Common Good Podcast is a coproduction of cincyhive.org and commonchange.com

    Courtney Napier: "Being Evicted Will Change Your Life"

    Courtney Napier: "Being Evicted Will Change Your Life"

    Common Good Podcast is a conversation about the significance of place, eliminating economic isolation and the structure of belonging. For this week’s conversation, our producer Joey Taylor talks with Courtney Napier about her experience being evicted when she was young. Courtney’s story follows last’s week’s episode with Bree Newsome Bass where she discussed the relationship between housing and policing. In addition to being in charge of the Common Good Reader, Courtney is a freelance journalist and writer from Raleigh, North Carolina. She is the founder of Black Oak Society—a community of Black writers and artists in the greater Raleigh area—and the editor BOS Zine. Her work can be found in INDY Week and Scalawag Magazine, as well as on her blog, Courtney Has Words. Courtney chose to write because she wanted the untold stories of marginalized residents to be shared and preserved for generations to come. Her spouse and two children are a daily source of love and inspiration. She is also in charge of the Common Good Reader.

    Next episode we’ll move into discussing policies around the current eviction crisis in our country.

    You can find more information about the Common Good Collective at commongood.cc. Common Good Podcast is a production of Bespoken Live (bespokenlive.org) and Common Change - Eliminating Personal Economic Isolation (commonchange.com). It is hosted by Rabbi Miriam Terlinchamp and produced by Joey Taylor, with music by Jeff Gorman.

    • 16 min
    Bree Newsome Bass: Black Cops Don’t Make Policing Any Less Anti-Black

    Bree Newsome Bass: Black Cops Don’t Make Policing Any Less Anti-Black

    Common Good Podcast is a conversation about the significance of place, eliminating economic isolation and the structure of belonging. In this episode, we talk to Bree Newsome Bass about her article, Black Cops Don’t Make Policing Any Less Anti-Black. Bree Newsome Bass is an award-winning artist and activist known for her historic act of civil disobedience when she removed SC’s confederate flag in 2015. She wrote the article as a part of Abolition for the People, a series brought to you by a partnership between Kaepernick Publishing and LEVEL.

    Walter has a conversation with five individuals from the Common Good collective. Here are their bios:

    Greg Jarrell is a founder of QC Family Tree, a community of hospitality in Charlotte, NC, where he shares life with his wife, Helms, their two kids, and a host of other neighbors who have become kin. He was also a fellow with the Common Good Collective and assists with the Common Good reader.

    Courtney Napier is a freelance journalist and writer from Raleigh, North Carolina. She is the founder of Black Oak Society—a community of Black writers and artists in the greater Raleigh area—and the editor BOS Zine. Her work can be found in INDY Week and Scalawag Magazine, as well as on her blog, Courtney Has Words. Courtney chose to write because she wanted the untold stories of marginalized residents to be shared and preserved for generations to come. Her spouse and two children are a daily source of love and inspiration. She is also in charge of the Common Good Reader.

    As a writer and storyteller, Shannon Mannon invigorates community and inspires social healing through conversation. Currently, Shannon’s at the helm of 3-Minute Storyteller which creates digital stories featuring movement makers of all stripes— from astronauts to entrepreneurs to New York Times bestselling authors. Her work has been published in places like USA Today, Allsides.com, The Good Men Project, and she’s a regular contributor at Living Room Conversations, which uses conversation to bridge divides.

    Demetries Edwards is a native Oaklander who loves his city and it's people. Demetries currently serves as pastor of the Twenty-third Avenue Church of God in Oakland. Demetries is involved in social justice work as a member of the Bay Area Clergy Cohort and Pico California. Demetries was educated in the Oakland Public School System and is a proud alum of McClymonds High School and continued his educational journey at Laney College and then Dallas Baptist University in Dallas, Texas. Demetries is happily married to Chantrelle Renee and they have three children Savaugn, Demi and Madison. He was also a fellow with the Common Good Collective.

    In addition to being the producer of the Common Good podcast, Joey Taylor is also the Director of Bespoken Live.

    Find the entire poem, On the Pulse of Morning by Maya Angelou here: https://commongood.cc/reader/on-the-pulse-of-morning/

    Rabbi Miriam Terlinchamp is your host. Common Good Podcast is a production of Bespoken Live (bespokenlive.org) and Common Change - Eliminating Personal Economic Isolation (commonchange.com). It is hosted by Rabbi Miriam Terlinchamp and produced by Joey Taylor, with music by Jeff Gorman.

    • 20 min
    Walter Brueggemann: Not Numbed Inside

    Walter Brueggemann: Not Numbed Inside

    Common Good Podcast is a conversation about the significance of place, eliminating economic isolation and the structure of belonging. In this episode, we discuss Walter Brueggemann’s article, Not Numbed Inside: https://churchanew.org/brueggemann/not-numbed-inside

    Walter has a conversation with five individuals from the Common Good collective. Here are their bios:

    Greg Jarrell is a founder of QC Family Tree, a community of hospitality in Charlotte, NC, where he shares life with his wife, Helms, their two kids, and a host of other neighbors who have become kin. He was also a fellow with the Common Good Collective and assists with the Common Good reader.

    As a writer and storyteller, Shannon Mannon invigorates community and inspires social healing through conversation. Currently, Shannon’s at the helm of 3-Minute Storyteller which creates digital stories featuring movement makers of all stripes— from astronauts to entrepreneurs to New York Times bestselling authors. Her work has been published in places like USA Today, Allsides.com, The Good Men Project, and she’s a regular contributor at Living Room Conversations, which uses conversation to bridge divides.

    Demetries Edwards is a native Oaklander who loves his city and it's people. Demetries currently serves as pastor of the Twenty-third Avenue Church of God in Oakland. Demetries is involved in social justice work as a member of the Bay Area Clergy Cohort and Pico California. Demetries was educated in the Oakland Public School System and is a proud alum of McClymonds High School and continued his educational journey at Laney College and then Dallas Baptist University in Dallas, Texas. Demetries is happily married to Chantrelle Renee and they have three children Savaugn, Demi and Madison. He was also a fellow with the Common Good Collective.

    Courtney Napier is a freelance journalist and writer from Raleigh, North Carolina. She is the founder of Black Oak Society—a community of Black writers and artists in the greater Raleigh area—and the editor BOS Zine. Her work can be found in INDY Week and Scalawag Magazine, as well as on her blog, Courtney Has Words. Courtney chose to write because she wanted the untold stories of marginalized residents to be shared and preserved for generations to come. Her spouse and two children are a daily source of love and inspiration. She is also in charge of the Common Good Reader.

    Darin Petersen is the co-founder of the Common Good and founder of Common Change.

    A Seeming Stillness by David Whyte can be found here: https://www.pauljhowell.com/poetry/a-seeming-stillness-david-whyte

    Rabbi Miriam Terlinchamp is your host. Common Good Podcast is a production of Bespoken Live (bespokenlive.org) and Common Change - Eliminating Personal Economic Isolation (commonchange.com). It is hosted by Rabbi Miriam Terlinchamp and produced by Joey Taylor, with music by Jeff Gorman.

    • 20 min
    Walter, Peter and John: Well-Sown Seeds of Departure

    Walter, Peter and John: Well-Sown Seeds of Departure

    Common Good Podcast is a conversation about the significance of place, eliminating economic isolation and the structure of belonging. The framework for the podcast is the relationship of Walter Brueggemann, Peter Block and John McKnight. For this episode, we returned to the relationship of John, Walter and Peter. This conversation was recorded last Wednesday and they discussed the current events surrounding racial justice and their role, as three white men, in the movement of this moment. Common Good Podcast is a production of Bespoken Live (bespokenlive.org) and Common Change - Eliminating Personal Economic Isolation (commonchange.com). It is hosted by Rabbi Miriam Terlinchamp and produced by Joey Taylor, with music by Jeff Gorman.

    • 23 min
    David Korten interviewed by Charles Holmes - Relationship as Possibility

    David Korten interviewed by Charles Holmes - Relationship as Possibility

    Common Good Podcast is conversations at the intersection of place, belonging & remembering. The framework for the podcast is the relationship of Walter Brueggemann, Peter Block and John McKnight. In this episode, we talked to David Korten. David is the founder and president of the Living Economies Forum; co-founder of YES! Magazine; and a full member of the Club of Rome. Check out his recently published paper which was mentioned on the episode: council.science/human-development/latest-contributions/wellbeing-versus-gdp-the-challenge-and-opportunity-of-human-development-in-the-21st-century/

    Because the context for this podcast is relationship, we asked Charles Holmes, David’s friend and a gifted facilitator with the Common Good Collective, to interview David about wellbeing, economics and this unique moment in history. You can find more info about Charles at ceholmesconsulting.com

    To register for the Common Good Conversation on June 16th please visit commongood.cc/conversations/conversation-with-david-korten/

    You can learn more about the works of Walter, Peter and John, as well as the Common Good Collective at commongood.cc.

    Common Good Podcast is a production of Bespoken Live (bespokenlive.org) and Common Change - Eliminating Personal Economic Isolation (commonchange.com). It is hosted by Rabbi Miriam Terlinchamp and produced by Joey Taylor, with music by Jeff Gorman.

    • 21 min
    Parker Palmer – Aging as an Asset

    Parker Palmer – Aging as an Asset

    Common Good Podcast is conversations at the intersection of place, belonging & remembering. The framework for the podcast is the relationship of Walter Brueggemann, Peter Block and John McKnight. In this episode, John and Peter interview Parker Palmer (couragerenewal.org/parker/) on the Abundant Community Webinar. You can learn more about the works of Walter, Peter and John, as well as the Common Good Collective at commongood.cc. Common Good Podcast is a production of Bespoken Live (bespokenlive.org) and Common Change - Eliminating Personal Economic Isolation (commonchange.com). It is hosted by Rabbi Miriam Terlinchamp and produced by Joey Taylor, with music by Jeff Gorman.

    • 23 min

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