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Explore the anthropological, sociological and theological significance of seeing your city as a playground rather than a battleground

City As Playground Leadership Foundations

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Explore the anthropological, sociological and theological significance of seeing your city as a playground rather than a battleground

    Forgiveness And The Art Of Collaboration

    Forgiveness And The Art Of Collaboration

    A Conversation with Rachel McPherson of Mutuality

    In this podcast we explore what real, authentic collaboration is and how it can help us out of our deep ruts of resentment and rivalry.
    Rachel McPherson, Founder and CEO of Mutuality, joins us to share about nurturing collaborations amongst the least likely of suspects in the New York Governor's Office and amongst businesses and nonprofits.
     


     
     

    • 58 min
    Partisanship and Christ's Healing Power | A Conversation with Jim Wallis

    Partisanship and Christ's Healing Power | A Conversation with Jim Wallis

    In this City as Playground episode, Jim Wallis -- founder of Sojourners and author of the recently released Christ in Crisis: Why we Need to Reclaim Jesus -- join us. Together, we explore Jesus' distinct response to our all-too-human tendency to build walls, make enemies, and create deep divides in our society and world.

    Join as we explore the role of leadership and the power of the gospel to transform those wounds. Whether their character is political, racial, ideological, our world is in desperate need for such healing today.

    • 1 hr
    Can Reform be Nonreactive? - Policing in America and Leadership

    Can Reform be Nonreactive? - Policing in America and Leadership

    Nicholas Sensley, President and CEO of the Institute for American Police Reform joins us to talk about policing, the need for reform, leadership, and how to bring about real, lasting and comprehensive change.
     

    • 46 min
    Leadership as Accompaniment

    Leadership as Accompaniment

    Pancho Argüelles, Executive Director of the Living Hope Wheel Chair Association, joins us for this episode exploring spiritual and social aspects of Accompaniment.

    • 40 min
    Immigration and Leadership Amidst a Pandemic

    Immigration and Leadership Amidst a Pandemic

    How do immigrants survive in cities during a pandemic? Sam Rajshekhar - President of the YuvaLok Leadership Foundation in Bangalore, India - and Noah Baskett - Director of Global Advancement for Leadership Foundations - join the podcast to discuss the challenges that immigrant communities face today.
     
    Sam describes, in heartbreaking detail, both the challenges he's seeing on the ground in Bangalore as his team works to meet their needs, along with the many signs of hope that continue to make themselves known. 
     
    Music - Epidemic Sound:
    Under a Cloud - Across The Great Valley
    Let us Go Back - Tomas Skyldeberg
    About Leadership Foundations:​
    RELATIONSHIPS THAT CHANGE OUR CITIES CHANGE OUR WORLD.CITIES ARE THE EPICENTERS OF CHANGE IN THE WORLD. And it’s painfully obvious that the only way to positively change our cities for the better - particularly for the marginalized - is through the power of relationships.Leadership Foundations creates meaningful and productive relationships between experienced leaders, passionate local advocates, and community stakeholders, all working together toward one common goal.
     
    Learn More at https://leadershipfoundations.org
     
     

    • 41 min
    Leadership and the Challenge of Racial Injustice

    Leadership and the Challenge of Racial Injustice

    Cornelius Williams- president of the Resurgence Leadership Foundation based in Atlanta, Georgia - joins host Rick Enloe and LF President Dave Hillis to reflect on the current racial turmoil throughout the US. Cornelius reflects on his own leadership journey, the enduring work that's needed to bring about racial equity, and how the film, Black Panther, might lend us some hints.
     
    Read this reflection from Cornelius for background information.

    • 46 min

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