Podchaser Logo

Praise Hands Podcast

A weekly Religion, Spirituality and Christianity podcast
Good podcast? Give it some love!

Episodes of Praise Hands Podcast

“I have always believed that the music of the church has the power to shape the message of the church.” Robby Valderrama Church attendance is down. Awareness of racial inequality is up.  Many families are struggling to make ends meet, all while
“People sometimes have strong criticisms of contemporary worship without actually knowing it.” - Glenn Packiam Glenn Packiam is a songwriter, a theologian, and an Anglican priest pastoring at New Life Church in Colorado Springs. His recent book
“We are not establishing some new morality that is an over-realized understanding of heaven on earth. Reparations are love of neighbor.” - Duke Kwon Reparations: A Christian Call for Repentance and Repair is a brand new book from Pastor Duke K
“The perception that Christianity is a ‘White man’s religion’ is the single greatest obstacle to the Gospel in the world.” -Vince Bantu Vince Bantu is an assistant professor of Church History and Black Church Studies at Fuller Theological Semin
“There is a mysticism to life with God. If we believe that God is present with us, how can there not be?” Rich Villodas   Some of the most ancient practices of the church, like contemplation and silence, still have much to teach us in our alway
“The beauty of God is not limited to our culture. Are we willing to create space?” - Jaewoo Kim Josh Davis and Jaewoo Kim from Proskuneo Ministries and their families moved to Clarkston, Georgia, one of the most diverse square miles in the enti
In honor of our 50th Episode, Robby chatted with past guests on a fun and laid-back Praise Hands Podcast 50th Episode Zoom Party, including a quick appearance from Robby’s wife. Watch the Zoom on YouTube, or hear audio-only on your podcast app
“The culture of social media has made us bold in the wrong ways.” Wendy Cunningham On January 5th, 2021, third-party voter Wendy Cunningham was a highly successful entrepreneur who was loved and respected by her business partners across the cou
“I think we trust politicians’ words more than God’s Word when it comes to immigration.” Moving from a Trump to a Biden presidency, The Immigration Coalition founder Rondell Trevino shares his family’s immigration journey, along with how the ch
“You don’t have to be perfect to make a difference.” Danielle Coke At the beginning of 2020, Danielle Coke (@ohhappydani) had 700 Instagram followers and an iPad. A few months later, her racial justice-themed artwork went viral, causing her to
“The church must shift from a mindset of being reformed to being reformers.” As an innovation strategist, Doug Paul has advised Christian leaders across the US, and his book Ready or Not: Kingdom Innovation for a Brave New World provides a roa
“In the American church, we conflate worship and music… *everything* that we do should bring glory to God as our living worship.” Dr. Emmett Price Dr. Emmett Price III is a leading expert on African American Music, Christian Worship and the Bla
“What would it look like for love, not fear, to shape our policies?” Shane Claiborne    As an activist, author, and speaker, Shane Claiborne has shaped a generation’s view of Jesus and social change. His radical activism has led him to Ir
“We have to get back to families supporting each other and not depending on government agencies.” As a retired CPA, certified fraud examiner, and IRS agent who specialized in auditing pastors, Sherry Peel Jackson now helps churches and families
“Whether it’s material, spiritual, or emotional, everyone has experienced poverty.” Amidst national conversations about eviction moratoriums, Matt Pritchard’s nonprofit HomeStart has saved 2,500 Boston-area households from eviction, with 95% of
“What’s happened in 2020 can’t unresurrect Jesus.” Dr. Esau McCaulley Dr. Esau McCaulley is an author, priest, and New Testament scholar whose work has been featured in outlets such the New York Times, Christianity Today, and the Washington Pos
“The Christian faith is a narrative. Which narrative is shaping what I do every day?” Dr. Rob Hewell Dr. Rob Hewell is the Professor of Worship and Director of Online Learning Initiatives for Ouachita Baptist University, and the author of the p
“We must work to view the world through our neighbor’s eyes.” Derek Ham Would you be willing to walk a mile in the shoes of a Black man in the South at the height of the Civil Rights Movement? Or respond to a life-threatening dispatch call in t
“It’s in the broken pieces that we find the church being reshaped to fit the mission of God in new places, new people and new contexts.” - Brian Sanders The Underground Network is a diverse movement of microchurches living out the mission of Go
“Poverty as an economic condition only misses both the problem and the cure.” - Jason Janz Non-profit thought leader Jason Janz is the CEO of CrossPurpose, a Denver-based nonprofit committed to abolishing economic, relational, and spiritual pov
“We’re still learning how to live a message of the Gospel that doesn’t favor any one color over another.” - Dr. Amos Yong Dr. Amos Yong is a theologian and professor currently serving as the Dean of the School of Theology and the School of Inte
“We’ve moved compassion further and further down the list of priorities and moved safety, protection, and money up. I’m hoping we can use this crisis to re-evaluate this.” Ben Walker From shortages of necessary equipment to inadequate staffing
“In a time of crisis, we start weighing the good of society versus the good of the person.” Ben Walker In light of Covid-19, an important question is emerging: “what roles should individuals, businesses, and governments play in finding solution
“You can’t take a wait and see attitude with your church finances. The time to pivot is now.” Mark DeYmaz Mark DeYmaz and Luke Dooley are the creators of the Church Economics Accelerator, which helps ministry leaders leverage church assets to b
“Are you going to chase the dollar, or are you going to help preserve a community?” - Derek Minor Nashville-based Derek Minor is a rapper, producer, and entrepreneur whose initiative “Ownership is the New Black” works to develop the next genera
Rate Podcast
Do you host or manage this podcast?
Claim and edit this page to your liking.
Are we missing an episode or update?
Use this to check the RSS feed immediately.