Welcome to the How to Heal Our Divides Podcast!  We feature interviews with authors releasing important new books addressing our culture’s many serious divides. You can find our episodes below, and on this page, as well as on Apple iTunesSpotifyAnchor, Breaker, Google Podcasts, Pocket Casts, RadioPublic, and other popular podcast directories.

You can also visit our YouTube channel for many video interviews.

Episode 53: Book interview with Carolyn Helsel for “Anxious to Talk about It: Helping White Christians Talk Faithfully about Racism”

Episode 52: Book interview with Elizabeth Hagan for “Brave Church: Tackling Tough Topics Together”

Episode 51: Book interview with Brandan Robertson – “Filled to Be Emptied: The Path to Liberation for Privileged People”

Episode 50: Book interview with Andre Henry for “All the White Friends I Couldn’t Keep: Hope–and Hard Pills to Swallow–About Fighting for Black Lives”

Episode 49: Book interview with Lisa Sharon Harper for “Fortune: How Race Broke My Family and the World–and How to Repair It All”

Episode 48: Contributors to “How to Heal Our Divides: A Practical Guide” discuss their chapters and the overall program at the book launch party

Episode 47: Book interview with Jennifer Ohman-Rodriguez for “A Time To Mourn & A Time To Dance: A Love Story of Grief, Trauma, Healing, & Faith”

Episode 46: How to Heal Our Divides interview with The Better Arguments Project

Episode 45: Book interview with Kelly Brown Douglas for “Resurrection Hope: A Future Where Black Lives Matter”

Episode 44: Book interview with Betty Pries for “The Space Between Us: Conversations about Transforming Conflict”

Episode 43: An interview with HTHOD book 1 contributor Martin Brooks about Peace Catalyst International

Episode 42: Book interview with Christopher B. Hays and C. L. Crouch – “God and Guns: The Bible Against American Gun Culture”

Episode 41: Rev. Justin Hancock describes The Julian Way

Episode 40: Book interview with Jennie McLaurin for “Designed to Heal: What the Body Shows Us about Healing Wounds, Repairing Relationships, and Restoring Community”

Episode 39: HTHOD interview with book contributor Vanessa Ryerse from Vote Common Good

Episode 38: Book interview with David Finnegan-Hosey for “Grace Is a Pre-existing Condition: Faith, Systems, and Mental Healthcare”

Episode 37: HTHOD interview with book contributor Michael McRay, author of “I Am Not Your Enemy: Stories to Transform a Divided World”

Episode 36: Book interview with Stacey Chomiak for “Still Stace: My Gay Christian Coming-of-Age Story”

Episode 35: HTHDO interview with Todd Deatherage from Telos

Episode 34: Book interview with Victoria Loorz for “Church of the Wild: How Nature Invites Us into the Sacred”

Episode 33: Book interview with Ann Kansfield for “Be the Brave One: Living Your Spiritual Values Out Loud and Other Life Lessons”

Episode 32: Book interview with Rev. Dr. Jacqui Lewis for “Fierce Love: A Bold Path  to Ferocious Courage and Rule-Breaking Kindness That Can Heal the World”

Episode 31: Book interview with John Pavlovitz for “If God Is Love, Don’t Be a Jerk: Finding a Faith That Makes Us Better Humans”

Episode 30: Book interview with Andy Wells for “Tried to Be Straight – Options for Gay Christians”

Episode 29: An interview with HTHOD book contributor Shane Claiborne

Episode 28: Book interview with Danté Stewart for “Shoutin’ in the Fire: An American Epistle”

Episode 27: An interview with HTHOD book contributor Molly LaCroix

Episode 26: Book interview with Jemar Tisby for “How to Fight Racism, Young Reader’s Edition: A Guide to Standing Up for Racial Justice”

Episode 25: Book interview with Daniel Bowman for “On the Spectrum: Autism, Faith, and the Gifts of Neurodiversity”

Episode 24: Interview with “How to Heal Our Divides” book contributor Rich Tafel

Episode 23: Book interview with Adam Taylor from Sojourners for “A More Perfect Union: A New Vision for Building the Beloved Community”

Episode 22: An interview with “How to Heal Our Divides” book contributor Shannon CrossBear

Episode 21: Book interview with Frank Schaeffer for “Fall in Love, Have Children, Stay Put, Save the Planet, Be Happy”

Episode 20: An interview with book contributor K Scarry from The People’s Supper

Episode 19: An interview with Duke Kwon for “Reparations: A Christian Call for Repentance and Repair”

Episode 18: Interview with Kate Rademacher, author of “Reclaiming Rest: The Promise of Sabbath, Solitude, and Stillness in a Restless World”

Episode 17: Interview with Justin R. Phillips, author of “Know Your Place: Helping White, Southern Evangelicals Cope with the End of The(ir) World”

Episode 16: “How to Heal Our Divides” interview with Brandan Robertson

Episode 15: Book interview with Steven Charleston for “Ladder to the Light: An Indigenous Elder’s Meditations on Hope and Courage”

Episode 14: An interview with Mel White, the author of several important books including “Stranger at the Gate: To Be Gay And Christian In America”

Episode 13: Book interview with Lamar Hardwick for “Disability and the Church: A Vision for Diversity and Inclusion”

Episode 12: “How to Heal Our Divides” interview with Parker Palmer

Episode 11: Book interview with Jemar Tisby for “How to Fight Racism”

Episode 10: Book launch interview with Mako Fujimura for “Art + Faith: A Theology of Making”

Episode 9: “How to Heal Our Divides” interview with Wes Granberg-Michaelson

Episode 8: “How to Heal Our Divides” interview with Rev. Dr. Alexia Salvatierra

Episode 7: “How to Heal Our Divides” interview with Amy Julia Becker

Episode 6: Interview with Jeff Burns to discuss the Peace Path Model

Episode 5: Interview with Susan K. Williams Smith for her book “With Liberty and Justice for Some: The Bible, the Constitution, and Racism in America”

Episode 4: “A House Divided: Engaging the Issues through the Politics of Compassion” with Mark Feldmeir

Episode 3: “How to Heal Our Divides” interview with 3Practices

Episode 2: “How to Heal Our Divides” interview with Catherine Meeks, Executive Director of the Absalom Jones Center for Racial Healing

Episode 1: “How to Heal Our Divides” interview with Arrabon Executive Director David Bailey