This podcast is an extension of Renaissance - we're a new grassroots church movement getting off the ground in the Boston metro area with a humble vision to empower everyday people - dreamers, creators, and enjoyers of life to showcase the beauty of Christ in our city. Every episode we'll talk about themes related to that vision, and what it means to be the church in our unique cultural moment. To find out more about us - head to wearerenaissance.org.
028 - Seeking the Common Good of the Neighborhood
Part of Season 3 - In this episode, Drew Thurman and Jace Rasche talk about the realities of living for the common good of the neighborhood. Jace shares the story of starting a business, and what redemptive entrepreneurship and pursuing your God dream looks like in reality.
027 - Diversity & Inclusion
Part of Season 3 - In this episode, Drew Thurman and Christine Lee talk about the realities of living out diversity, equity, and inclusion in a microchurch. Christine shares parts of her story and wrestles with the where the church can grow in these areas.
026 - Praxis & Story of Eden Co-op
Part of Season 3 - In this episode, Jacob Vangen and Victoria Roberts talk about the realities of living out the way of Jesus in a microchurch. Victoria shares her story and peels back the curtain of her own microchurch so listeners can hear what it is really means to be the church in this expression.
025 - Participation & Sacrifice
Part of Season 3 - In this episode, Jacob Vangen and Robert Meyer talk about the realities of joining God on mission in our everyday spaces and places. They wrestle with the sacrifice and difficulty of doing ministry in this manner, and how God shows up in the midst of it all.
024 - Neighborhood Presence & Collaboration
Part of Season 3 - In this episode, Drew Thurman and Jacob Vangen kickoff a brand new season of the Dream. Create. Enjoy. Podcast. In this episode, they interview Fabricio Paes, one of the microchurch leaders of Renaissance. He talks about the importance of being rooted in your neighborhood and discovering God where we already are.
023 - Humility Over Agendas
Part of Season 2 - "Essentials." In this episode, Drew Thurman, Jace Rasche, and Jacob Vangen continue to chat through the Renaissance essentials, a manifesto of sorts. This episode is all about a lifestyle grounded in listening/prayer - as Renaissance values humility, listening and praying first rather than always pushing an agenda.