Interview


Rev. Martha Dixon Kearse

“The Sun is Up”: A Conversation with Martha Kearse

Rev. Dr. Martha Dixon Kearse is Senior Pastor of Peakland Baptist Church in Lynchburg, VA. She was formerly the Minister to Children and Family Life (2001) and Associate Minister (2012) at St. John’s Baptist Church, Charlotte, NC. Growing up in central Virginia, Martha graduated high school in Lynchburg. She then earned her BA in English and Education at the College […]


Communication Matters with Jonathan P. Walton

Conversation with Jonathan Walton

Jonathan P. Walton is an area ministry director for InterVarsity Christian Fellowship‘s New York/New Jersey region. He previously served for ten years as director of the New York City Urban Project. He writes regularly for Huffington Post, medium.com, and is the author of three books of poetry and short stories. Jonathan talks to Michael about his book, Twelve Lies That Hold America Captive: And […]


Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove

Conversation with Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove

Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove is a speaker, spiritual writer, who, along with his wife Leah, founded Rutba House a house of hospitality where the formerly homeless share community with the formerly housed. He has also worked with the Rev. William Barber on the Poor People’s Campaign. Rev. Wilson-Hartgrove talks to Michael about his 2018 book Reconstructing the Gospel: Finding Freedom from Slaveholder […]


Conversation with Tod Bolsinger

Dr. Tod Bolsinger is Vice President and Chief of Leadership Formation and Assistant Professor of Practice Theology at Fuller Theological Seminary. Bolsinger has authored three books, It Takes a Church to Raise a Christian: How the Community of God Transforms Lives, Show Time: Living Down Hypocrisy by Living Out the Faith, and we will have a conversation around his third book Canoeing the Mountains: […]


Conversation with John Pavlovitz

John Pavlovitz is a writer, pastor, and activist from Wake Forest, North Carolina. In the past four years his blog “Stuff That Needs To Be Said” has reached a diverse worldwide audience. A 20-year veteran of local church ministry, John is committed to equality, diversity, and justice—both inside and outside faith communities. In 2017 he released his first book, A […]


Conversation with Mark Charles

Mark Charles is a national-speaker and writer regarding modern-day history. He leads his audiences to find the roots of social justice issues embedded deep in history. Mark gave a lecture called “The Heresy of Christendom and the Trauma of the Doctrine of Discovery” here in Charlottesville as part of the Charlottesville Clergy Collective‘s Cville2Jtown pilgrimage, October 6-13, 2018. In this video, Mark and I […]