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Jul 10, 2020

In Episode 2 of a special series of episodes regarding racial injustice, we are joined by Rev. Dr. Matt Russell, Dr. Rachel Schneider, both from Project Curate and Rev. Ronald Southall and Rev. Clifton Conrad. In this episode, we discuss white privilege and what it means to be white in the world. We also discuss some...


Jul 3, 2020

This is a special edition of the Louisiana NOW podcast. Over the next few episodes, we will tackle the same issue - institutional racism and how we are called to respond as Christians. 
 
We will do so with four guests who, over the next few episodes, hope to shed light on these issues and draw us into what we hope is...


Jun 18, 2020

Dr. W. Craig Gilliam joins us to discuss how we can listen more effectively, and embrace the difficult moments that come our way. Craig works with the Office of Clergy Excellence and Board of Ordained Ministry in the areas of clergy care and clergy effectiveness for the Louisiana Conference. He is also...


Jun 15, 2020

Imagine moving over 1,000 miles to a new appointment. Rev. Gregg Taylor moved from Houston to Minneapolis and, within days of his arrival, George Floyd was killed four blocks away from his new church. Taylor joins us on the Louisiana NOW podcast to reflect on the days immediately after George Floyd’s killing and how...


Jun 9, 2020

The 2020 Annual Conference in June would have featured Rev. Junius B. Dotson, the General Secretary (chief executive officer) of Discipleship Ministries, an international agency of The United Methodist Church. We catch up with Dotson to discuss the current state of affairs for the denomination, racial injustice in...