Episode 54: An Evangelical in “Episcoland”, with Aaron Klinefelter

Aaron Klinefelter is an Episcopalian deacon and will be ordained a priest.  But he didn’t start out Episocpalian. He started out Methodist with a strong evangelical emphasis. In this episode, Aaron shares the story of how God called him out of that evangelical tradition into the Episcopal tradition. Aaron loves getting to belong to the … More Episode 54: An Evangelical in “Episcoland”, with Aaron Klinefelter

Episode 53: Growing Hearts, Not Attendance, with Mike McClenahan

What happened to Solana Beach Presbyterian Church?  Oh, it’s still a big church, but it’s half the size it was twenty years ago.  Some would say that Mike McClenahan, the Senior Pastor, failed in some way.  He must have done something wrong and that’s why this church has declined so much. Maybe.  Or maybe it’s … More Episode 53: Growing Hearts, Not Attendance, with Mike McClenahan

Episode 52: Leadership and Soul Care, with Elaine Hamilton, The Soul Care House

I’ve discovered that therapy—good therapy—is something that everyone needs. Especially if you’re in leadership.  In this episode, I speak with Elaine Hamilton, founder of a therapy group in San Diego called the Soul Care House. Elaine helps to demystify therapy for us.  What is it?  Why is it important?  Why do leaders, especially, need good … More Episode 52: Leadership and Soul Care, with Elaine Hamilton, The Soul Care House

Episode 46: Inviting the Real, with Esther Lightcap Meek, author of A Little Manual for Knowing

In her book, A Little Manual for Knowing, Esther Lightcap Meek says that in order to truly know something, we must welcome “the yet-to-be-known with respect, humility, patience, and attentiveness.”  In fact, radical attentiveness, says Meek, is essential to true knowing. In this episode of Spiritual Life and Leadership, Esther Lightcap Meek, unpacks what she … More Episode 46: Inviting the Real, with Esther Lightcap Meek, author of A Little Manual for Knowing

Episode 44: Spiritual Formation and Lectio Divina, with Eric Nevins

Reading a chapter of the Bible each day is a great place to start when it comes to our spiritual formation, when it comes to growing in our faith. But if we want to keep growing in our faith we have to go deeper. That’s where lectio divina comes in. Lectio divina is a way … More Episode 44: Spiritual Formation and Lectio Divina, with Eric Nevins