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Episode 72.

Like Micah

Release Date: 09/18/2019

Episode 98 with Debbie & Megan Kushner show art Episode 98 with Debbie & Megan Kushner

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If you've been wondering what Downtown Disciples is all about - THIS IS THE EPISODE FOR YOU!  Pastor Debbie chats with Debbie & Megan Kushner, new(ish) DD members about their faith backgrounds, living in Des Moines and what it means to be a truly inclusive, affirming faith community. Come for the warm, inviting discussion between new friends and stay for the meaningful conversation about not separating ourselves and each other from the love of God.

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Episode 97 with Allison Garcia show art Episode 97 with Allison Garcia

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Get to know Allison Garica, author of Vivir el Dream and "stories of love, hope, and faith for marginalized Christians, Queer Christian fiction and Latino Christian Fiction" in today's episode of Like Micah.  Allison shares with Pastor Debbie how she struggled to find her place in Christianity after coming out and how she believes her stories can give hope to others.  Read more about Allison Resources for Theological, Biblical and Pastoral Care and affirmation of Queer People: Queer Virtue by Rev. Elizabeth Erdman What the Bible Really Says about Homosexuality by Daniel A...

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Episode 96 Alicia Interviews Nancy show art Episode 96 Alicia Interviews Nancy

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Listen in on the conversation as DD member Alicia Fisher interviews long-time DD member Nancy Thompson for today's episode of Like Micah. Nancy discusses her faith background, what brought her to Downtown Disciples five years ago, how she lives out her faith in her career and passions, and how this pandemic has affected her.

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Episode 95 with Caitlyn & Jorden Boyd show art Episode 95 with Caitlyn & Jorden Boyd

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We're excited to welcome Caitlyn & Jorden Boyd, new DD members as well as newlyweds, in today's Like Micah episode!  They share with Pastor Debbie their personal backgrounds & faith journeys as well as what it's like to live as newlyweds in this time of Covid.

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Episode 94 with Hugh Frisch show art Episode 94 with Hugh Frisch

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Today's Like Micah episode finds us hearing from Downtown Disciples member Hugh Frisch about having faith while surviving childhood cancer, sharing our true selves, and standing firm in what you know God wants.

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Episode 93 with Alicia Fisher show art Episode 93 with Alicia Fisher

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Pastor Debbie Griffin chats with Downtown Disciples member Alicia Fisher about her faith progression, being single (even during pandemic), adult friendship dynamics, finding community and more in this episode of Like Micah.

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Episode 92. All Lives Cannot Matter Until Black Lives Matter show art Episode 92. All Lives Cannot Matter Until Black Lives Matter

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Do not miss this important episode with social justice leader, Pascha Morgan who speaks truth with with Pastor Debbie Griffin about racial justice, Black Lives Matter, privilege, and solutions.

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Episode 91 with Pascha Morgan show art Episode 91 with Pascha Morgan

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We are so excited to bring y’all a special two-part series with local social justice activist and leader, Pascha Morgan, as he chats with Pastor Debbie Griffin about his faith background, the evolution of personal spirituality, ancient wisdom, and the word of God.

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Episode 90 with Courtney Rife show art Episode 90 with Courtney Rife

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Make sure you don't miss today's episode of Like Micah as Pastor Debbie Griffin talks about faith, social justice, and the fight for racial equality with Courtney Rife who shares with us some powerful spoken word poetry.

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Episode 89 with Mariah Himes show art Episode 89 with Mariah Himes

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On today's episode of Like Micah, we chat with Downtown Disciples member Mariah Himes about her faith background, social justice, and the Black Lives Matter movement.

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On today's episode of Like Micah:Faith and Politics, Pastor Debbie Griffin speaks with Rev. Sarah Trone Garriott, an ELCA Lutheran Pastor who does interfaith work with the largest food pantry network in Des Moines and had recently announced that she will be running for Iowa State Senate District 22!! Join us today as they discuss the intersection of faith and politics as Sarah shares how she was moved to run for office.