19 episodes

Welcome to For People, 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 his For Faith devotional, drawing inspiration from the life of Jesus to answer 21st-century questions.

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    • 4.9, 30 Ratings

Welcome to For People, 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 his For Faith devotional, drawing inspiration from the life of Jesus to answer 21st-century questions.

    Fear | The Third Pandemic

    Fear | The Third Pandemic

    Peter's fear sank him that long-ago morning. When he took his eyes and heart off of Jesus, it started. Fear can make faith sink. It can swallow you up. More and more we might all be feeling like that battered boat doing our best to keep the faith and...

    • 23 min
    Charity, Justice, and Jesus

    Charity, Justice, and Jesus

    Charity is great, but it is a patch. Charity is what we are doing now while we are working for a more just society where everyone has enough. The overarching goal is for all of us to be filled. A society where the un-mattered matter as much as the...

    • 25 min
    Leading Like Jesus

    Leading Like Jesus

    Leadership is a set of behaviors available to anyone at any time to choose and use. Of course, this means there are no leaders but people that exert leadership behaviors. The leadership of Jesus is laid out perfectly for us in the Gospels. Leadership is...

    • 24 min
    Monuments and Symbols with Special Guest Sheffield Hale

    Monuments and Symbols with Special Guest Sheffield Hale

    Monuments and symbols are currently a point of discussion. A person may bring up why or why they shouldn't be removed and it quickly gets branded political. Many believe them a part of heritage. As Sheffield says in this episode, "heritage is history...

    • 37 min
    Faith in the Midst of 2 Pandemics with Special Guest Jim Wallis

    Faith in the Midst of 2 Pandemics with Special Guest Jim Wallis

    Where do we find health if the soul of the nation is unwell? It only makes it more challenging in the midst of 2 pandemics. One being COVID-19 and the other racism.In this episode of For People, Melissa leads a conversation with Bishop Wright and...

    • 24 min
    Sacrifice

    Sacrifice

    Are those that have too much willing to sacrifice for those that don't have enough? In a country focused on individualism, how do we come together to support those in need? We see churches on so many corners, yet they struggle in many contexts to work...

    • 24 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
30 Ratings

30 Ratings

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Engaging and encouraging

Bishop Wright’s podcasts are always engaging, thoughtful, and encouraging. He comes across as intelligent, clear-eyed, and strong in his faith. God is still God, and God is for everyone! Give this podcast a listen.

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