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Upside Down Podcast features unscripted conversations on spirituality, culture, and God's Upside Down Kingdom. We dive into justice, spirituality, and Christian culture. No topic is off limits.Upside Down Podcast is a collaborative, Christian podcast co-hosted by Kayla Craig and Lindsy Wallace. Some of our most popular episodes include Hashtag Blessed, The Enneagram, Downward Mobility, Gentrification, and a special interview with John Perkins, civil rights leader and founder of the Christian Community Development Association. Upside Down is proud to be an ecumenical podcast, bridging the gap between Catholic and Protestant thought.Visit www.upsidedownpodcast.com or follow us on Instagram at @upsidedownpodcast.

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Episode 55 - Beating Guns: From Swords to Plowshares with Shane Claiborne and Mike Martin
Violence permeates our society. But Shane Claiborne and Mike Martin believe we can begin preparing for the future the prophets foretold now, where swords will be converted to plows. Join us as we discuss their new book, Beating Guns, which Walter Brueggemann called, “The quintessential pro-life book if there ever was one!” When Jesus said to love your enemies, isn’t it safe to assume he meant that we shouldn’t kill them?In this episode, we:Unpack personal experiences with guns and how these impact life todayDive into facts of American gun laws and ownershipHear of vigils and workshops where the gun is traded for the cross Explore how we trade the second amendment for the sermon on the mountSeek to employ courage and imagination in love and peacemaking over war and violenceIdentify ways we can deconstruct the culture of violence that is in the DNA of the United StatesJoin us as we explore hope for people who are wary of violence. May we be people who love our enemies by working towards freedom to live unarmed and fearless, refusing to fight violence on its own terms.Recommended reading & resources:Beating Guns Live FreeMoms Demand ActionNews, Notes, and Links:Support more conversations like this on Upside Down Podcast! Please visit us, where you can pledge a few dollars of monthly support to help us pay our bills and keep the conversations going.Learn more at Upside Down Podcast.We’re on Instagram, too.Join the Upside Down Tribe on Facebook!Support the show
Episode 54: Hope as Resistance: Stuff That Needs to Be Said with John Pavlovitz
Hope is still possible, even when the pain of the world feels like too much. What if kindness, empathy, and compassion are the way forward? Join host Kayla Craig and co-hosts Lindsy Wallace, Alissa Molina, and Gina Ciliberto with special guest John Pavlovitz. John is a writer, pastor, and activist. In the past five years, John's blog Stuff That Needs To Be Said has reached a diverse worldwide audience of millions of people. In 2017 he released his first book, A Bigger Table. His second book, Hope and Other Superpowers, arrived in November of 2018.In this episode, we:Unpack what “hope” and “resistance” means and how we live them in today’s worldExplore the role that community plays in hopeAsk how we move beyond soundbites into embodied hopeReconcile the temptations of apathy against savorism Identify steps each of us can take right now to be the kind of person the world needsJoin us as we explore hope as resistance, pulling those threads to see how it looks like in our actual lives. May we be galvanized, encouraged, and compelled by this conversation on pressing into pain and choosing a way of hope, even when the world feels pretty hopeless.Recommended reading & resources:Hope and Other Superpowers by John PavlovitzJohn PavlovitzNews, Notes, and Links:Support more conversations like this on Upside Down Podcast! Please visit us, where you can pledge a few dollars of monthly support to help us pay our bills and keep the conversations going.Learn more at Upside Down Podcast.We’re on Instagram, too.Join the Upside Down Tribe on Facebook!Support the show
Episode 53 - Hashtag Called: Exploring Calling and Vocation
You can’t fully explain it. But we’ve all experienced the phenomenon: Inner tugs that just won’t let us go. What are callings? How do we define vocation? Inspired by one of our first and most-popular episodes, "Hashtag Blessed," comes "Hashtag Called." Gina Ciliberto hosts a conversation on what it means to be “called” with co-hosts Alissa Molina, Kayla Craig, and Lindsy Wallace.In this episode, we:Unpack what “calling” means (and doesn’t mean) to our hostsAsk about when vocations/callings are not so much about happily communing with God and understanding personal mission but, rather, a source of anxietyWonder if (and how) it’s possible to have more than one true callingExplore callings as they relate to prestige or successSee how callings come through othersJoin us as we dive into that inner-pull, that haunting thing that is “a calling.”Recommended reading & resources:Leonard Lopate on Calling Callings: The Purpose and Passion of Work by Dave IsayLaura Fanucci runs the Communities of Calling Initiative for the Collegeville Institute at Saint John’s University in Minnesota. As part of her theological work on vocation, she has written To Bless Our Callings: Prayers, Poems, and Hymns to Celebrate Vocation and co-authored Living Your Discipleship: 7 Ways to Express Your Deepest Calling.News, Notes, and Links:Support more conversations like this on Upside Down Podcast! Please visit us, where you can pledge a few dollars of monthly support to help us pay our bills and keep the conversations going.Learn more at Upside Down Podcast.We’re on Instagram, too.Join the Upside Down Tribe on Facebook!Support the show
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Started
Sep 27th, 2016
Latest Episode
Jun 4th, 2019
Release Period
Weekly
No. of Episodes
58
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About 1 hour
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