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LOVE IS STRONGER THAN FEAR
How do we pursue hope and healing in the midst of personal and social brokenness? On the Love Is Stronger Than Fear podcast, I talk with pastors and scholars and activists about themes connected to hope and healing in our personal and spiritual lives and in our communities.
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Is racism baked into our nation’s DNA? Is there any hope for change? John Blake, a CNN journalist and author of More Than I Imagined,
How do we prepare now to die well? Can we reimagine care of the dying in all of its messiness as a gift? Dr. Lydia Dugdale,
In an environment of deconstruction, how do we identify what needs to be torn down? And in the midst of the rubble, what are we
How do we step into the good work of kingdom justice? In this episode: hear the story of Michelle Ferrigno Warren, a faith-rooted justice advocate and activist
What should you hope for? What’s worth investing your life in? How do you define and create a flourishing life? Matt Croasmun, co-author of Life
In an anxious, rational world, is there a place for enchantment? Katherine May, New York Times bestselling author of Wintering and Enchantment, talks with Amy
On World Down Syndrome Day, Jillian Benfield, author of The Gift of the Unexpected, talks with me about whether it is hard to be
What do our bodies tell us about ourselves and our world? And how do we listen? Lyndsey Medford, author of My Body and Other Crumbling
What is casual racism? How did a non-fiction writer end up writing a mystery series? Author Patricia Raybon talks with Amy Julia Becker about faith
In the wake of Tyre Nichols’ death in Memphis, David M. Bailey, founder of Arrabon, talks with Amy Julia Becker about the long, deep,
Pain is more than a physical sensation; it has cultural, relational, and spiritual dimensions as well. Dr. Haider Warraich, a cardiologist and the author of
Does anxiety characterize your relationship with time? Author Jen Pollock Michel talks with Amy Julia Becker about our posture towards time and her new
Do you feel like there isn’t enough time or wish you could just get a better hold on time? This episode is a chance to
It’s Christmastime! But how do we celebrate Christmas when consumerism and church hurt bring complicated feelings to this season? Journalist Bekah McNeel talks with
How does control lead to anxiety? How can we let go of the illusion of control and entrust our lives to God? Pastor and author
Rest is a challenge for almost all of us in our frantic and distracted world. For anyone who is longing to stop and rest and
“The challenge is to trust again the beauty of life together.” Professor and author Willie James Jennings talks with Amy Julia Becker about
“You belong here, as you are, who you are. Come be in this place with us.” Down syndrome advocate and author Heather Avis joins Amy
We may sometimes doubt the importance of our questions, but the practice of curiosity is actually a gift. Author Lore Ferguson Wilbert joins Amy Julia
Can goodness, beauty, and kindness make any difference at all in a wounded world? Rich Villodas, pastor and author of Good and Beautiful and Kind, talks
Welcome to Season 6 of Love Is Stronger Than Fear, a podcast about pursuing hope and healing in the midst of personal and social brokenness.
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