214 episodes

For People is a conversation with Bishop Rob Wright, spiritual leader to the more than 50,000 people in the 117 worshipping communities of the Episcopal Diocese of Atlanta. In this podcast, Bishop Wright meets listeners at the crossroads of faith and life to explore the challenges of an ever-changing world. Listen in to find out how he expands on For Faith, drawing inspiration from the life of Jesus to answer 21st-century questions. 

For People with Bishop Rob Wright Bishop Rob Wright

    • Religion & Spirituality
    • 4.9 • 112 Ratings

For People is a conversation with Bishop Rob Wright, spiritual leader to the more than 50,000 people in the 117 worshipping communities of the Episcopal Diocese of Atlanta. In this podcast, Bishop Wright meets listeners at the crossroads of faith and life to explore the challenges of an ever-changing world. Listen in to find out how he expands on For Faith, drawing inspiration from the life of Jesus to answer 21st-century questions. 

    Questions

    Questions

    Have you ever wondered how asking the right questions can transform your faith journey? In The Episcopal Church, having questions of faith and not always having the answers is a part of common life together. In this episode, Melissa and Bishop Wright have a conversation inspired by Howard Thurman's Sermons on the Parables and the Collect of the sixth Sunday of Pentecost in The Episcopal Church. Together, they uncover how faith isn't about having all the answers, but about the ongoing process ...

    • 21 min
    Grace-grit

    Grace-grit

    Ever wondered how grace can act as the very grit that sustains us through life’s toughest storms? Grace is a tangible force that builds and strengthens communities, encouraging us to live fully in faith. In a world often divided by politics and ideology, how do we extend grace and kindness to those who anger or baffle us? In this episode, Melissa and Bishop Wright have a conversation about the grace of God, having a Kingdom perspective, and how grace brings forth resolve in life's hardest sea...

    • 21 min
    Fighting Hunger with Atlanta Community Food Bank CEO Kyle Waide

    Fighting Hunger with Atlanta Community Food Bank CEO Kyle Waide

    What if your family had to choose between paying for groceries or healthcare? For many in the US, this painful dilemma is a harsh reality. In today's episode, we're joined by Kyle Waide, President and CEO of the Atlanta Community Food Bank, to unpack the staggering 50 percent increase in demand for food assistance over the past two years. Rising inflation and financial strain have left countless families, even those juggling multiple jobs, struggling to put food on the table. Bishop Wright an...

    • 24 min
    The Work of Dismantling Racism with The Rev. Greg Warren

    The Work of Dismantling Racism with The Rev. Greg Warren

    Dismantling racism is holy and life-giving work. It is hard work, especially in a society divided on the issues of racism, power, and privilege. We thank God for The Absalom Jones Center for Racial Healing, a unique and powerful expression of our commitment to becoming Beloved Community. In this episode, Bishop Wright has a conversation with The Rev. Greg Warren, Interim Executive Director of The Center for Racial Healing. They discuss Greg's purpose for stepping into his new call, new p...

    • 26 min
    Freedom

    Freedom

    If we start to see the way God sees, we start to look at how we handle the planet, conversations with others, money, and so many other spaces in life. For many of us, we've come to a settled sense on a lot of these things which limits what we allow in our consciousness. Freedom is deciding not to oppress seeing the world in a new way - this is divine! In this episode, Melissa and Bishop Wright have a conversation about Martin L. Smith's address to the House of Bishops in 1997.&nbs...

    • 22 min
    Led

    Led

    We should be losing some arguments with Jesus! If we are losing arguments with Jesus, we are being led by The Spirit. In this episode, Melissa and Bishop Wright have a conversation about St. Paul's letter to the Romans. They discuss Paul's revelation that to follow God is to be led by Spirit, and that all are welcome into a relationship with Christ. Listen in for the full conversation. Before listening, read For Faith.Support the Show.

    • 25 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
112 Ratings

112 Ratings

Young bald guy ,

Thank you!

The most recent episode, 3/1/24, really speaks truth.

Agios ,

Engaging and Powerful

I discovered this podcast several weeks ago and have been binge listening episodes. Bishop Wright is gifted with teaching and communicating often difficult and confusing topics. I love his nuance, and the young woman on mic with him is outstanding. She ask great questions and adds so much to the podcast. Great podcasting combo!

Jeremiah Iphone ,

Love this podcast immensely

Bishop Rob Wright is doing Podcasting right! I’m loving every single episode I’ve heard thus far! Please keep them coming! 🥹🙌🏾🙏🏾✝️

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