Audio Resource: His long and distinguished career as a military chaplain helped prepare Brett Travis for a further call to church planting. In this conversation with Dr. Chris Alford, Brett describes a lifetime of service to his country and to the Lord. How did a country kid from the midwest end up being a proponent of Ancient-Future Faith called to pastoral ministry? Join us!
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Audio Content: Dr. Gary Rushing was the guest on this episode of Ancient-Future Faith. He talked with Host Chris Alford about a life of ministry and how he is using biblical, ancient-future principles in his capacity as a worship pastor in the Methodist Church. Gary has served in a variety of denominations and now has the unique challenge of working in a “high seasonal” church in Florida where the numbers fluctuate by a thousand depending on the time of the year. What a challenge! And what a wonderful pastor he is…. Join us!
Audio Content: “Covenant” was one of main themes of this interview with Dr. Richard Leonard, but we touched on several other important topics along the way. One of Chris Alford’s professors at the Institute for Worship Studies, Richard also talked about worship and the wonderful link between our encounters with God and the word and sign found in the covenants of the Bible. By the way, we also talked about trains. Sound intriguing? Join us for a delightful conversation with a remarkable saint of God.
Dr. Jonathan Powers, faculty member at Asbury Seminary and graduate of the Institute for Worship Studies, talked was the guest on this episode of Ancient-Future Faith. Jonathan talked about his love for worship, admiration for Robert Webber, and his current duties at the seminary.
Dr. Jim Hart, President of the Robert E. Webber Institute for Worship Studies, was the guest for this episode of Ancient-Future Faith. Jim was right there with Bob Webber from the beginning of the Institute and shares some of the stories from the early days, as well as his day to day tasks of guiding the organization. What’s the mission of the IWS, and why should evangelicals care? Join us!
Audio Resource: Dr. Dianne Collard was the guest on this edition of Ancient-Future Faith radio. Dianne is a member of the Ancient-Future Faith Network, an author, a sought-after speaker on issues related to the arts and the church, and a great blessing to the many artists she mentors and encourages. Join us for a conversation about her latest goings-on (which include a documentary film and a new arts organization in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Audio Resource: Dr. Glenn Collard was the guest for this edition of Ancient-Future Faith as he talked about a lifetime of ministry. After many years of service in Europe, Glenn finds himself now as the head of a ministry called “Coram Deo” in Charlotte, North Carolina. Glenn also heads up one of the Cloisters of the Ancient-Future Faith Network. Join us!
Father Jon Aamodt, one of our AFFN members, was the special guest in this edition of Ancient-Future Faith and he talked about his work in church planting. Jon is the pastor of Five Streams Community Church in Forest Grove, Oregon, a western suburb of Portland, and has a heart for millennials. Want to learn how he sees Ancient-Future Faith as having an important impact on his life and ministry? Join us!
Tracy Balzer (right) was the guest for this edition of Ancient-Future Faith radio. She is the director of Christian Formation at John Brown University in Siloam Springs, Arkansas. She is the author of Thin Places (Leafwood 2007), A Listening Life (Pinyon, 2011), and Permission to Ponder: Contemplative Wisdom for the Spiritually Distracted (Leafwood, 2015). She holds a Master of Ministry degree, is a certified spiritual director and advocate of Celtic spirituality, and is an oblate at the beautiful Subiaco Abbey, also in Arkansas. Tracy regularly leads pilgrimages and study trips to the British Isles, having a special interest and affection for the Isle of Iona, Scotland.
In this episode of Ancient-Future Faith, guest Ellen Koehler (right) was in the studio to talk about an upcoming Lenten series at Epiclesis (an Ancient-Future Faith Church in Sacramento, CA) on the Psalms. Based partly on the work of theologian Walter Brueggemann, the 5-session study will look at how the psalms– what Dietrich Bonhoeffer called “the prayer book of the Bible”– speak to every season of our lives.