46 episodes

A New Thing is a podcast about new faith communities. It's about those that have the courage to start new communities. It's about the 'how' and 'why' and 'for whom' in regards to new expressions of the Church. I talk with these leaders, and those who inspire and inform what they do.

A New Thing Jason Evans

    • Religion & Spirituality
    • 5.0 • 13 Ratings

A New Thing is a podcast about new faith communities. It's about those that have the courage to start new communities. It's about the 'how' and 'why' and 'for whom' in regards to new expressions of the Church. I talk with these leaders, and those who inspire and inform what they do.

    Ep. 34 Jack Jenkins

    Ep. 34 Jack Jenkins

    This week, I talk with author and Religious News Service reporter, Jack Jenkins. We talk about Jack's new book, American Prophets: The Religious Roots of Progressive Politics and the Ongoing Fight for the Soul of the Country.

    • 31 min
    Ep. 33 Heidi Campbell (The Pandemic Sessions)

    Ep. 33 Heidi Campbell (The Pandemic Sessions)

    This week, I'm joined by Dr. Heidi Campbell, Professor of Communications at Texas A&M University where she teaches on new media, pop culture and religion. She is also the Director of the Network for New Media, Religion and Digital Culture Studies.

    Dr. Campbell recently edited two collections of essays appropriate for this pandemic: The Distanced Church and Religion in Quarantine.

    • 25 min
    Ep. 32 Liberating Church (pt. 2)

    Ep. 32 Liberating Church (pt. 2)

    This week is the second of a two-part series in which I talk with Brandon Wrencher, Venneikia Williams and Anthony Smith of the Liberating Church project.

    • 28 min
    Ep. 31 Liberating Church (pt. 1)

    Ep. 31 Liberating Church (pt. 1)

    This week is the first of a two-part series in which I talk with Brandon Wrencher, Venneikia Williams and Anthony Smith of the Liberating Church project.

    • 25 min
    Ep. 30 Emily M. D. Scott (The Pandemic Sessions)

    Ep. 30 Emily M. D. Scott (The Pandemic Sessions)

    Emily M. D. Scott is a Lutheran pastor and church planter. She planted St. Lydia's in Brooklyn and Dreams & Visions in Baltimore. She's the author of the recent published, For All Who Hunger: Searching for Communion in a Shattered World

    • 32 min
    Ep. 29 Steve Ekerberg (The Pandemic Session)

    Ep. 29 Steve Ekerberg (The Pandemic Session)

    Steve Ekerberg is a deacon in the Episcopal Church, a flight attendant and union organizer.

    Steve's union work is with The Association of Flight Attendants and the organizing campaign with Delta Flight Attendants.  He serves the Episcopal Diocese of New Hampshire at St. Paul's Church.

    In this episode, we talk about the Poor People's Campaign, and their June 20, 2020 Digital Action.

    • 29 min

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13 Ratings

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One of my favorite podcasts

I’m so glad this is back!

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Time For A New Thing

God constantly calls us to be doing a new thing.

Listen to Jason coax out the insights of his spirit-driven guests about the new things they have been inspired to do and the faith that won’t let them do any my thing else.

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A Call to Action

Jason is more than a storyteller. He is an advocate. In each podcast, he passes the mic to someone doing something new. Jason spends most of his time listening, allowing his guests to share their stories. This means that we, the listeners, get to hear what others are doing. We receive ideas and inspiration that help us to rise to the occassion and respond to Jason's call to action: Go Make Something.

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