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God Help Us

Oct 4, 2018

In this episode of God Help Us, I talk with Jennie Spohr, a preacher and author who is currently writing a historical novel about Jezebel - our favorite scapegoat, life ruiner of men through the ages.

And of course, this topic lends itself well to the current events of Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation process. We...

Sep 20, 2018

The Bible's relevance to US politics is too often as a tool of domination and torture. We saw this earlier this year when Attorney General Jeff Sessions quoted Romans 13 in an a misguided attempt to justify family separation at the border. 

On this episode of God Help Us, I sit down with Dr. Angela Parker, womanist new...

Sep 6, 2018

On today’s episode of God Help Us, host Annie Mesaros talks with former Seattle City Councilmember Tim Burgess about what it means to work for the common good, to live out his values as a Christian and public servant, and not giving in to divisiveness driven by fear.

Tim mentions and recommends two books, The Death of...

Aug 23, 2018

Christianity is famous for its Jesus, his birthday, his other birthday, forgiveness, the grace of God, and for some reason, being one of the leading proponents of homophobia. On today’s episode, Annie talks with her friend Heather Juul - artist, woman, Christian, and wife to her wife - about her experiences navigating...

Aug 9, 2018

On this episode of God Help Us, host and theologian Annie Mesaros talks with Pastor Dave Rohrer about what it means to be an evangelical - in both the political and religious senses.

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