Welcome to the Writing for Your Life Podcast!  You can find our episodes below, and on this page, as well as on Apple iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, TuneIn, Anchor, Breaker, RadioPublic, and other popular podcast directories.

Episode 81: Book interview with John Pavlovitz for “If God Is Love, Don’t Be a Jerk: Finding a Faith That Makes Us Better Humans”

Episode 80: Book interview with Philip Yancey for “Where The Light Fell: A Memoir”

Episode 79: Book interview with Danté Stewart for “Shoutin’ in the Fire: An American Epistle”

Episode 78: Book interview with Patricia Raybon for her first novel “All That Is Secret”

Episode 77: Book interview with Glenys Nellist for “’Twas the Season of Advent: Devotions and Stories for the Christmas Season”

Episode 76: Book interview with Kirsten Powers for “Saving Grace: Speak Your Truth, Stay Centered, and Learn to Coexist with People Who Drive You Nuts”

Episode 75: Book interview with Frank Schaeffer for “Fall in Love, Have Children, Stay Put, Save the Planet, Be Happy”

Episode 74: Book interview with Dominique DuBois Gilliard for “Subversive Witness: Scripture’s Call to Leverage Privilege”

Episode 73: Book interview with Adam Russell Taylor for “A More Perfect Union: A New Vision for Building the Beloved Community”

Episode 72: Book interview with Jennifer Grant for “Once Upon a Time Not So Long Ago”

Episode 71: Book interview with Glenys Nellist for “I Wonder: Exploring God’s Grand Story: an Illustrated Bible”

Episode 70: Book interview with Duke Kwon for “Reparations: A Christian Call for Repentance and Repair”

Episode 69: Book interview with Kate Rademacher for “Reclaiming Rest: The Promise of Sabbath, Solitude, and Stillness in a Restless World”

Episode 68: Book interview with Justin R. Phillips for “Know Your Place: Helping White, Southern Evangelicals Cope with the End of The(ir) World”

Episode 67: Book interview with Quantrilla Ard for the Chicken Soup for the Soul title “I’m Speaking Now: Black Women Share Truth in 101 Stories of Love, Courage, and Hope”

Episode 66: Book interview with Ross Murray for “Made, Known, Loved: Developing LGBTQ-Inclusive Youth Resources”

Episode 65: Book interview with Lamar Hardwick for “Disability and the Church: A Vision for Diversity and Inclusion”

Episode 64: Book interview with Michelle Reyes for “Becoming All Things: How Small Changes Lead To Lasting Connections Across Cultures”

Episode 63: Book interview with Michelle Layer Rahal for “Straining Forward: One woman’s journey from oppression to redemption in the wake of the Vietnam War”

Episode 62: Book interview with Troy Brand, Nicole Parker, Gena Thomas for “The LEAD Anti-Racism Challenge: A 40-Day Journey”

Episode 61: Book interview with Laura Mariko Cheifetz for “Race in America: Christians Respond to the Crisis”

Episode 60: Book interview with Tyler Sit for “Staying Awake: The Gospel for Changemakers”

Episode 59: Book interview with Diana Butler Bass for “Freeing Jesus: Rediscovering Jesus as Friend, Teacher, Savior, Lord, Way, and Presence

Episode 58: Book interview with Pádraig Ó Tuama

Episode 57: Interview with Rev. Justin Hancock for “How to Heal Our Divides”

Episode 56: Book interview with Mark Schaefer for “Cumulative Advantage: How to Build Momentum for your Ideas, Business and Life Against All Odds”

Episode 55: Book interview with Sophfronia Scott for “The Seeker and the Monk: Everyday Conversations with Thomas Merton”

Episode 54: Book interview with Steven Charleston for “Ladder to the Light: An Indigenous Elder’s Meditations on Hope and Courage”

Episode 53: Book interview with Sarah Bessey for “A Rhythm of Prayer: A Collection of Meditations for Renewal”

Episode 52: Book interview with Bruce Reyes-Chow for “In Defense of Kindness: Why It Matters, How It Changes Our Lives, and How It Can Save the World”

Episode 51: Book launch interview with Sarah Griffith Lund for “Blessed Union: breaking the silence about mental illness and marriage”

Episode 50: Book launch interview with Kerry Connelly for “Good White Racist? Confronting Your Role in Racial Injustice”

Episode 49: An interview with Amy Newmark from Chicken Soup for the Soul

Episode 48: Reading Hope in Trying Times with Jim Wallis

Episode 47: Book launch interview with Father James Martin – “Learning to Pray: A Guide for Everyone”

Episode 46: Book launch interview with Denise Williams – “Wellspring of Words”

Episode 45: Book launch interview with Lindsey Krinks – “Praying with Our Feet: Pursuing Justice & Healing on the Streets”

Episode 44: Reading Hope in Trying Times with Jevon Bolden

Episode 43: Reading Hope in Trying Times with Glenys Nellist

Episode 42: Book launch interview with Michael W. Waters – “Something in the Water: A 21st Century Civil Rights Odyssey”

Episode 41: “Reading Hope in Trying Times” with Jonathan Merritt

Episode 40: Book launch interview with Susan K. Smith – “With Liberty and Justice for Some: The Bible, the Constitution, and Racism in America”

Episode 39: “Reading Hope in Trying Times” with Leighton Ford

Episode 38: Book launch interview with Jemar Tisby “How to Fight Racism”

Episode 37: Book launch interview with Wes Granberg-Michaelson for his book “Without Oars: Casting Off into a Life of Pilgrimage”

Episode 36: “Reading Hope in Trying Times” with Otis Moss III

Episode 35: “Reading Hope in Trying Times” with Brenda Salter McNeil

Episode 34: Book launch interview with Mark Feldmeir for his book “A House Divided: Engaging the Issues through the Politics of Compassion”

Episode 33: Book launch interview with Brian McLaren for his book “Faith After Doubt: Why Your Beliefs Stopped Working and What to Do About It”

Episode 32: Book launch interview with Barbara Brown Taylor for her book “Always a Guest: Speaking of Faith Far From Home”

Episode 31: Book launch interview with Luci Shaw for “The Generosity”

Episode 30: Book launch interview with Victoria McAfee for “Blessed is She”

Episode 29: Book launch interview with Glenys Nellist for “Little Mole’s Christmas Gift”

Episode 28: Book launch interview with Kathleen Long Bostrom for “The Worst Christmas Ever” and “Will You Be Friends with Me?”

Episode 27: “Reading Hope in Trying Times” with Carrie Newcomer

Episode 26: “Reading Hope in Trying Times” with Lori Erickson

Episode 25: “Reading Hope in Trying Times” with Rev. Dr. Jacqui Lewis

Episode 24: “Faith, Hope, and Love During an Election” with Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove

Episode 23: “Faith, Hope, and Love During an Election” with Robert P. Jones

Episode 22: “Faith, Hope, and Love During an Election” with Guthrie Graves-Fitzsimmons

Episode 21: “Faith, Hope, and Love During an Election” with Rev. Dr. Emilie Townes

Episode 20: “Faith, Hope, and Love During an Election” with Rev. Mark Feldmeir

Episode 19: “Faith, Hope, and Love During an Election” with Amy-Jill Levine

Episode 18: “Faith, Hope, and Love During an Election” with Amanda Henderson

Episode 17: “Faith, Hope, and Love During an Election” with Otis Moss III

Episode 16: “Faith, Hope, and Love During an Election” with Dr. Robyn Henderson-Espinoza

Episode 15: “Faith, Hope, and Love During an Election” with Parker Palmer

Episode 14: “WOW Writing” presented by Joyce Dinkins from Our Daily Bread Ministries

Episode 13: “Reading Hope in Trying Times” with Brandan Roberston

Episode 12: “Reading Hope in Trying Times” with Kathleen Norris

Episode 11: “Reading Hope in Trying Times” with Matthew Paul Turner

Episode 10: “Reading Hope in Trying Times” with Lisa Crayton

Episode 9: “The Art of Spiritual Writing” Vinita Hampton Wright

Episode 8: Reading Hope in Trying Times with Shane Claiborne

Episode 7: Reading Hope in Trying Times with Barbara Brown Taylor

Episode 6: Reading Hope in Trying Times with Mako Fujimura

Episode 5: Jenny Baumgartner from HarperCollins Christian Publishing presents “An Acquisitions Editor’s Expectations”

Episode 4: Reading Hope in Trying Times with Brian McLaren

Episode 3: Reading Hope in Trying Times with Patricia Raybon

Episode 2: Reading Hope in Trying Times with Diana Butler Bass

Episode 1: Reading Hope in Trying Times with Philip Yancey