After his remarkable sermon "Unexpected Communion", Fuller Theological Seminary President Mark Labberton sat with Laurie Brenner to discuss if there will be a church that matters for the 21st Century? How can we build a church that does matter? How can UPC be a church that matters to our neighborhood and university? Are we a community of imagination? How can UPC and Fuller Seminary partner together? Listen in to learn more.
Bianca Quezada had an opportunity to speak with Laurie Brenner to discuss the effectiveness of the Gospel. How does God work through his Word? When do you move from learning the Gospel to living the Gospel? What happens when you feel like a part of the Word doesn't work for you? Can you live the Gospel on your own? Is there a disconnect from hearing and doing? Listen in to learn more.
This past Sunday, Laurie Brenner had an opportunity to continue the conversation with Soong-Chan Rah on the different kinds of lament and some stories on what it looks like to engage in lament as a community. How do we walk together through suffering, loss, and tragedy? How do we sit with the pain and loss of Good Friday without jumping right to the joy of Easter Sunday? What purpose does lament have in our lives? Listen in for more.
Last week, Laurie Brenner had a chance to sit down with longtime friend Renee Notkin. The two continued the conversation that Renee started in her sermon and shared more stories from Union Church. Listen in and sneak down to Kakao for some coffee, chocolate, and community.
Jer Swigart from Global Immersion joined us this past Sunday and shared his thoughts on where he sees the Spirit moving right now. Pastor Courtney Grager caught up with him after the services and continued the conversation on "Love Anyway."