Listen. Progressive podcast of hope. 20 minutes with DaRevsUSA unpacking life through scripture, prayer, song hosted by Penny Taylor and Bill Ressl. In the Awaken Kindness by DaRevsUSA podcast, clergy couple Penny and Bill offer simple, fun, yet profound, progressive theological commentary on scripture through reflections, prayer, and song. More than just reading a scripture verse … Penny and Bill prepare each episode to seamlessly weave together scripture, reflection, prayer, and song. You’ll be challenged to think theologically and clinically recognizing how your God walk and God talk impacts all parts of your life.
Unlike any other Religious podcast, Awaken Kindness, by DaRevsUSA podcast, hosted by distinguished Protestant theologians and clinicians the Rev Dr Penny Taylor LCSW and the Rev Dr Bill Ressl LCSW, offers a ground-breaking simple, yet profound, progressive approach to understanding Christ’s love. In each episode, this clergy couple in the United Church of Christ (UCC) unpacks the contemporary relevance of scripture as well as how to apply it to daily life. Join as Penny and Bill, Co-Founders of the Center to Awaken Kindness, share scripture, prayer, song, and their reflections through experiences from family, work, and 30+ years of married life.
+ see the sacramental realities of life all around
+ start living your best life in a new God walk and God talk
+ experience the transformative power of God’s love, so that you can share it with others
+ feel and awaken kindness in life
Listen as DaRevsUSA, Penny and Bill…
+ highlight significant stories from the Bible, in particular the New Testament
+ reflect on scripture through theology, theory, and life experiences
+ share in prayer
+ join in song
+ share some time together with you
Each episode is about 15 to 20 minutes and includes…
+ a scripture reading from the Bible, in particular the New Testament
+ a reflection by DaRevsUSA, Rev Dr Penny Taylor, Rev Dr Bill Ressl, or both
+ time for prayer as we share together in the prayer Jesus taught us to pray
+ a song to enjoy ~ or sing-a-long with DaRevsUSA
+ some shared time together with DaRevsUSA and with God
At times, scripture contains adult themes that may not be suitable for children, therefore parental discretion is advised.
What’s Your Agenda? (with Penny)
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Make a Difference – Share Love (with Penny)
Share Love? For sure! We have a choice. Penny explores the sacred reality of God’s profound love.
Believe It (with Penny)
Join Penny and explore Jesus as the Good Shepherd - our Ultimate Concern, who knows us by name.
Courage to Do It Differently (with Penny)
Penny delves into courage to do it differently. Do we dare to be and do life differently?
Mix It Up - Share Peace and Love (with Penny)
Penny examines inviting God to be present as we mix it up sharing simple gifts of peace and love.
The Time is Now for Renewal (with Bill)
Bill dives deep into renewal in this season of Eastertide. Why now? It’s Eastertide! Let’s explore…