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God Help Us

Dec 13, 2018

“When you’ve got people who don’t have what other people have - because of power, because of greed, winning, corruption - we need to be right in the middle of that. We need to be right in the middle of calling truth to power, as well as providing for the needs of people who are suffering.”

In this episode of God...


Nov 29, 2018

This is the third and final installation in a miniseries focused on how we relate to each other and how we might choose to relate across political and religious differences.

I talk with pastor Dave Rohrer about practicing presence and to do that, we actually dive into our own relationship with each other and the larger...


Nov 15, 2018

On today’s episode of God Help Us, I talk with Derek McNeil about systems theory, the idea that from our families to our workplaces to our global communities, we are shaped and influenced by the systems in which we live and work and play.

This is part two of three in a series of episodes focused less on particular...


Nov 1, 2018

This episode is the first of three on ideas and practices for changing the landscape of our political discourse. Today, writer, podcaster, theologian, and therapist Matthias Roberts is here to talk about shame - what it is, how it functions interpersonally, and how we might work with our own shame to seek resilience and...


Oct 18, 2018

In this episode of God Help Us, I talk with Aileen, a public defender in the juvenile court system, about troubling beliefs that pervade our country’s criminal justice system - in particular, the white savior complex.

A great example of this issue is Judge Gaul, profiled in Serial season 3 episode 2, so we recommend...