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Good God, the podcast, will attempt to refasten the ties that bind neighbor to neighbor. Through conversations on matters of faith and public life, the host, Dr. George Mason, will attempt to move people toward one another and restore confidence in God’s purposeful activity in all things. “Only God is good,” Jesus said. Which means that all goodness is found in reference to God, including public good.

Good God Dr. George Mason

    • Spirituality

Good God, the podcast, will attempt to refasten the ties that bind neighbor to neighbor. Through conversations on matters of faith and public life, the host, Dr. George Mason, will attempt to move people toward one another and restore confidence in God’s purposeful activity in all things. “Only God is good,” Jesus said. Which means that all goodness is found in reference to God, including public good.

    Anti-Racist Leader Tim Wise

    Anti-Racist Leader Tim Wise

    Tim Wise, a white, Jewish anti-racism author and activist, has advice on how to find your power to fight racism, both individually and as a church. 

    • 31 min
    Ambassador Ron Kirk on the motivating forces behind his successful career

    Ambassador Ron Kirk on the motivating forces behind his successful career

    Former mayor of Dallas, a US trade representative under Barack Obama, a former Texas secretary of state and a lawyer whose professional life is motivated by one central factor: justice. 

    Gary Simpson on the craft of preaching

    Gary Simpson on the craft of preaching

    Gary Simpson is the 30-year pastor of Concord Baptist Church, a historic Black church in the Bedford Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn. George and Gary -- two renowned practitioners of preaching -- talk about their craft and the future generation of preachers that they are bringing up. If you ever listen to sermons and wonder what it's like to prepare for that week after week, you'll be interested in this episode.

    • 30 min
    Gerald Britt on the history of racial justice in Dallas

    Gerald Britt on the history of racial justice in Dallas

    Gerald Britt was at the front lines with civil rights leaders like Peter Johnson, Zan Holmes, Martin Luther King III and many others, fighting for equality and opportunity for the black community. He and George have been friends for years, and they discuss the evolution of their relationship, and how to be pastors who speak up about social justice, even if it means making people uncomfortable.

    • 30 min
    Richie Butler and the great Dallas divide

    Richie Butler and the great Dallas divide

    Richie Butler and George talk about the economic and racial divides in Dallas. They also discuss the Botham Jean murder indictment and the implications of that tragedy on Dallas and our wider culture.

    • 30 min
    Dr. Brian Williams, the trauma surgeon on-call for the 2016 police shootings in Dallas

    Dr. Brian Williams, the trauma surgeon on-call for the 2016 police shootings in Dallas

    Dr. Brian Williams was a surgeon on call at Parkland Hospital on July 7, 2016 and operated on the victims of the Dallas police shooting that launched the Back the Blue campaign. Hear how that night and its trauma, combined with the tragedies of the previous two days--the deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile--positioned him to be a spokesperson and activist for racial justice. 

    • 31 min

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