Common Good Podcast
Electionary 4.28

Electionary 4.28

April 30, 2020

ELECTIONARY: Biblical Reflections for this Election - April 28, 2020

 

During this weekly digital gathering we will be guided by some of the best thinkers, preachers and communicators in the country through a Biblical passage that will help us understand the significance of our faith in this election. These digital gatherings include music, discussion, prayer, and a short sermon.

 

 

You can join the Electionary Livestream every Tuesday at 8:00p.m. ET via Facebook or Zoom.

 

 

Doug Pagitt is the Executive Director and one of the founders of Vote Common Good. He is also a pastor, author, and social activist. @pagitt

 

Meah Pace is the renowned singer from dance/punk band “!!!” (Chk Chk Chk) and a featured singer in the Resistance Revival Chorus. meahpace.com

 

YelloPain is a hip-hop recording artist making waves with his deep, socially-concious lyrics. His song My Vote Don't Count has racked up over a million views on youtube. You can watch it here.

 

Josh Cleveland is a singer songwriter and fronts The Cedar Street Band in Minneapolis, MN. joshcleveland.com

 

David Whyte is an English poet, author and speaker who has said that all of his poetry and philosophy is based on "the conversational nature of reality". davidwhyte.com

 

Samir Selmanović Ph.D., PCC serves as Co-Chair and Director of Strategy and Partnerships at Vote Common Good. @samirselmanovic

 

Rev. Dr. Michael W. Waters is an award-winning author, professor, activist, and founding pastor of Joy Tabernacle African Methodist Episcopal (A.M.E.) Church in Dallas, Texas. @RevDrMikeWaters

 

Brian McLaren is a pastor, author, activist, speaker and leading voice for the emerging church. McLaren is also associated with postmodern Christianity and progressive Christianity and is a major figure in post-evangelical thought. @brianmclaren

 

Robb Ryerse is a pastor, author, and the Executive Director at Brand New Congress. He and his wife, Vanessa, co-pastor Vintage Fellowship in Fayetteville, Arkansas. @RobbRyerse

 

The Vote Common Good Podcast is produced by @danieldeitrich

 

www.votecommongood.com

 

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Electionary 4.21

Electionary 4.21

April 23, 2020

ELECTIONARY: Biblical Reflections for this Election - April 21, 2020

 

During this weekly digital gathering we will be guided by some of the best thinkers, preachers and communicators in the country through a Biblical passage that will help us understand the significance of our faith in this election. These digital gatherings include music, discussion, prayer, and a short sermon.

 

You can join the Electionary Livestream every Tuesday at 8:00p.m. ET via Facebook or Zoom.

 

Allyson McKinney Timm is a theologically trained human rights lawyer, and elder in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), and the founder of Justice Revival.

 

Meah Pace is the renowned singer from dance/punk band “!!!” (Chk Chk Chk) and a featured singer in the Resistance Revival Chorus. meahpace.com

 

Joel Weir is a songwriter and priest in the Orthodox Church in America. @joeldavidweir

 

Vince Anderson, known as Reverend Vince, became a legend of the New Your City music scene with his weekly “dirty gospel services” featuring his Brooklyn-based band The Love Choir. He is also the Music Director for Vote Common Good. @reverendvince

 

Doug Pagitt is the Executive Director and one of the founders of Vote Common Good. He is also a pastor, author, and social activist. @pagitt

 

Rev. Dr. Michael W. Waters is an award-winning author, professor, activist, and founding pastor of Joy Tabernacle African Methodist Episcopal (A.M.E.) Church in Dallas, Texas. @RevDrMikeWaters

 

Brian McLaren is a pastor, author, activist, speaker and leading voice for the emerging church. McLaren is also associated with postmodern Christianity and progressive Christianity and is a major figure in post-evangelical thought. @brianmclaren

 

Patrick Carolan had been the executive director of the Franciscan Action Network since 2010 before joining Vote Common Good in 2020. He is also a co-founder of the Global Catholic Climate Movement, an organization working on global climate justice issues as well as Faithful Democracy, a faith coalition focused on the issue of Money in Politics, working to educate on the corruptive influence of big money on our democracy.

 

www.votecommongood.com

 

Facebook.com/votecommongood

 

Twitter.com/votecommon

 

American Prophets: an interview with Jack Jenkins

American Prophets: an interview with Jack Jenkins

April 22, 2020

On today’s show, Doug Pagitt and Daniel Deitrich spend some time with award-winning journalist Jack Jenkins discussing faith and politics. 

 

Jack Jenkins is a national reporter for the Religion News Service and just released a new book titled American Prophets: The Religious Roots of Progressive Politics and the Ongoing Fight for the Soul of the Country. You can order American Prophets here.    @jackmjenkins

 

Doug Pagitt is the Executive Director and one of the founders of Vote Common Good. He is also a pastor, author, and social activist.   @pagitt

 

Daniel Deitrich is a singer-songwriter, activist, former worship pastor and produces the Vote Common Good Podcast.   @danieldeitrich

 

 

www.votecommongood.com

 

Facebook.com/votecommongood

 

Twitter.com/votecommon

This Guy Has Got To Go - Episode 3

This Guy Has Got To Go - Episode 3

April 20, 2020

It seems that every day Donald Trump offers up fresh reasons he is unfit to be president. In this installment of This Guy Has Got To Go, host Doug Pagitt, Robb Ryerse, and Richard Painter discuss the myriad reasons this president has got to go.

 

Doug Pagitt is the Executive Director and one of the founders of Vote Common Good. He is also a pastor, author, and social activist. @pagitt

 

Robb Ryerse is a pastor, author, and the Executive Director at Brand New Congress. He and his wife, Vanessa, co-pastor Vintage Fellowship in Fayetteville, Arkansas.  @RobbRyerse

 

Richard Painter is a lawyer, professor, and was the chief White House ethics lawyer in the George W. Bush administration. He is now an outspoken critic of President Donald Trump. @RWPUSA

 

www.votecommongood.com

Electionary 4.14

Electionary 4.14

April 17, 2020

ELECTIONARY: Biblical Reflections for this Election - April 14, 2020

 

During this weekly digital gathering we will be guided by some of the best thinkers, preachers and communicators in the country through a Biblical passage that will help us understand the significance of our faith in this election. These digital gatherings include music, discussion, prayer, and a short sermon.

 

You can join the Electionary Livestream every Tuesday at 8:00p.m. ET via Facebook or Zoom.

 

Rev. Dr. Jacqui Lewis is Senior Minister at Middle Collegiate Church in New York City. She is an activist, preacher, and fierce advocate for racial equality, economic justice, and LGBTQ equality.

 

Amanda Meisenheimer is the Minister of Children and Families at The Riverside Church in New York, NY. @mandymeis

 

Robb Ryerse is a pastor, author, and the Executive Director at Brand New Congress. He and his wife, Vanessa, co-pastor Vintage Fellowship in Fayetteville, Arkansas.  @RobbRyerse

 

Cory Carlson is a singer and songwriter in Minneapolis, MN.

 

Doug Pagitt is the Executive Director and one of the founders of Vote Common Good. He is also a pastor, author, and social activist. @pagitt

 

Rev. Dr. Michael W. Waters is an award-winning author, professor, activist, and founding pastor of Joy Tabernacle African Methodist Episcopal (A.M.E.) Church in Dallas, Texas. @RevDrMikeWaters

 

Samir Selmanović Ph.D., PCC serves as Co-Chair and Director of Strategy and Partnerships at Vote Common Good. @samirselmanovic

 

The Vote Common Good Podcast is produced by @danieldeitrich

 

www.votecommongood.com

 

I Believe in the Common Good

 

Facebook.com/votecommongood

 

Twitter.com/votecommon

Covid-19 Survivor, Pastor Mike Baughman

Covid-19 Survivor, Pastor Mike Baughman

April 15, 2020

Doug sits down (digitally) with Pastor Mike Baughman who just recovered from Covid-19. They talk about Mike’s experience battling the virus, the importance of social distancing, and how to find reliable information in this post-truth era. They also discuss what church and society might look like after this crisis is over.

 

Mike is the Community Curator and founding pastor for Union in Dallas, TX. 

 

www.uniondallas.org

 

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This Guy Has Got To Go - Episode 2

This Guy Has Got To Go - Episode 2

April 10, 2020

It seems that every day Donald Trump offers up fresh reasons he is unfit to be president. In the second installment of This Guy Has Got To Go, host Doug Pagitt and Executive Director of Brand New Congress, Robb Ryerse, discuss the myriad reasons this president has got to go.

 

www.votecommongood.com

Electionary 4.7

Electionary 4.7

April 10, 2020

ELECTIONARY: Biblical Reflections for this Election - April 7, 2020

 

During this weekly digital gathering time we will be guided by some of the best thinkers, preachers and communicators in the country through a Biblical passage that will help us understand the significance of our faith in this election. These digital gatherings include music, discussion, prayer, and a short sermon.

 

You can join the Electionary Livestream every Tuesday at 8:00p.m. ET via Facebook or Zoom.

 

Doug Pagitt is the Executive Director and one of the founders of Vote Common Good. He is also a pastor, author, and social activist. @pagitt

 

Rev. Dr. Michael W. Waters is an award-winning author, professor, activist, and founding pastor of Joy Tabernacle African Methodist Episcopal (A.M.E.) Church in Dallas, Texas. @RevDrMikeWaters

 

Shane Claiborne is a prominent speaker, activist, and best-selling author. Shane worked with Mother Teresa in Calcutta, and founded The Simple Way in Philadelphia, and heads up Red Letter Christians, a movement of folks who are committed to living “as if Jesus meant the things he said.” @ShaneClaiborne

 

Brian McLaren is a pastor, author, activist, speaker and leading voice for the emerging church. McLaren is also associated with postmodern Christianity and progressive Christianity and is a major figure in post-evangelical thought. @brianmclaren

 

Genesis Be is an artist, activist, rapper, and is the poet laureate of Vote Common Good. @GenesisBe

 

Robb Ryerse is a pastor, author, and the Executive Director at Brand New Congress. He and his wife, Vanessa, co-pastor Vintage Fellowship in Fayetteville, Arkansas.  @RobbRyerse

 

Meah Pace is the renowned singer from dance/punk band “!!!” (Chk Chk Chk) and a featured singer in the Resistance Revival Chorus. meahpace.com

 

Michael Rucker is a singer-songwriter from Georgia.

 

www.votecommongood.com

 

Facebook.com/votecommongood

 

Twitter.com/votecommon

Electionary 3.31

Electionary 3.31

April 6, 2020

ELECTIONARY: Biblical Reflections for this Election - March 31, 2020

 

During this weekly digital gathering time we will be guided by some of the best thinkers, preachers and communicators in the country through a Biblical passage that will help us understand the significance of our faith in this election. These 45 minute gatherings include music, discussion, prayer, and a short sermon.

 

You can join the Electionary Livestream every Tuesday at 8:00p.m. ET via Facebook or Zoom.

 

Doug Pagitt is the Executive Director and one of the founders of Vote Common Good. He is also a pastor, author, and social activist. @pagitt

 

Amy Sullivan has covered religion and politics as an editor at TIME, Yahoo, the Washington Monthly, and National Journal. She is the author of “The Party Faithful” and co-host of the podcast Impolite Company. @sullivanamy

 

Bishop Mariann Budde is the bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Washington which includes the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C.

 

Rev. Dr. Michael W. Waters is an award-winning author, professor, activist, and founding pastor of Joy Tabernacle African Methodist Episcopal (A.M.E.) Church in Dallas, Texas. @RevDrMikeWaters

 

Ben Johnson is Co-founder and Musician of Solomon’s Porch, Singer/Actor/Director at Theater Latte Da, and Co-founder of Willow & Sprout, an early childhood community.

 

Victoria Peterson-Hilleque is a published, award-winning poet, Writer in Residence at Solomon’s Porch, and a therapist in training.

 

Meah Pace is the renowned singer from dance/punk band “!!!” (Chk Chk Chk) and a featured singer in the Resistance Revival Chorus. meahpace.com

 

Daniel Deitrich is a singer-songwriter, activist, former worship pastor from South Bend, Indiana, and produces the Vote Common Good Podcast. @danieldeitrich

 

www.votecommongood.com

 

Facebook.com/votecommongood

 

Twitter.com/votecommon

 

This Guy Has Got to Go - Episode 1

This Guy Has Got to Go - Episode 1

April 3, 2020

It seems that every day Donald Trump offers up fresh reasons he is unfit to be president. In the first installment of what we're calling This Guy Has Got To Go, host Doug Pagitt and Executive Director of Brand New Congress, Robb Ryerse, look back over the last 72 hours and discuss how the president has failed to rise to the task of the ongoing COVID-19 crisis.

 

www.votecommongood.com

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