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Episode 72.

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Release Date: 09/18/2019

Episode 81. Shane Claiborne show art Episode 81. Shane Claiborne

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On today's episode we are excited to bring you Shane Claiborne - a prominent speaker, activist and best-selling author - to talk faith, politics, and Jesus with producer, Sheri Rosendahl. Shane worked with Mother Teresa in Calcutta, and founded The Simple Way in Philadelphia.  He heads up Red Letter Christians, a movement of folks who are committed to living "as if Jesus meant the things he said." Shane is a champion for grace which has led him to jail advocating for the homeless, and to places like Iraq and Afghanistan to stand against war. Now grace fuels his passion to end the death...

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Episode 80. Faith and Politics Finale  show art Episode 80. Faith and Politics Finale

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For the final episode in our Faith and Politics series, we took to the streets of Des Moines and ask everyday people how their faith or spirituality influence their politics, and some of the answers will surprise you. 

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Episode 80. Vote Common Good Summit. show art Episode 80. Vote Common Good Summit.

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Make sure to check out today's fantastic episode in our Faith and Politics series highlighting the powerful Genesis Be, Sister Simone Cambell, Rev. Dr, Jacqui Lewis, and amazing music from Rev. Vince Anderson and Meah Pace at the recent Vote Common Good Summit in Des Moines. Check out all the amazing work VCG is doing at and don’t forget to caucus February 3rd!

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Episode 79. Faith and Politics with Marianne Williamson. show art Episode 79. Faith and Politics with Marianne Williamson.

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Make sure you check out this exciting and insightful new episode in our Faith and Politics series, as Pastor Debbie Griffin chats with presidential candidate Marianne Williamson on the reality of running for president, her passion for children and all of humanity, and important issues in our nation and world including the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

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Episode 78. Faith and Politics with Matt McCoy show art Episode 78. Faith and Politics with Matt McCoy

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Today on another special episode in our Faith and Politics series, Pastor Debbie Griffin has a conversation with Iowa Politician Matt McCoy, a member of the Board of Supervisors of Polk County, Iowa, representing the fifth district. A member of the Iowa Democratic Party, Matt also served in the Iowa Senate from 1997-2019 and the Iowa House of Representatives from 1993-1997.

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Episode 77. Faith and Politics with Jacquie Easley show art Episode 77. Faith and Politics with Jacquie Easley

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Don't miss today's special episode in our Faith and Politics series as Pastor Debbie Griffin sits down and chats with the inspirational Jacquie Easley, who is running for Des Moines City Council At-Large, and shares with us her passion for serving the community. 

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Episode 76. Faith & Politics with Tom Steyer show art Episode 76. Faith & Politics with Tom Steyer

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You won't want to miss today's special episode of our Faith and Politics series as Pastor Debbie Griffin talks the big issues with Presidential hopeful Tom Steyer, including how his faith has impacted his passion to protect the earth as well as the most vulnerable among us, and lays out his position regarding the LGBTQIA+ community, healthcare, women's rights and more!

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Episode 75. Faith and Politics with Presidential Candidate John Delaney  show art Episode 75. Faith and Politics with Presidential Candidate John Delaney

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Today on another special episode in our Faith and Politics series, Pastor Debbie Griffin has a conversation with 2020 Presidential Candidate John Delaney on how his Catholic faith has contributed to his views and policies.

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Episode 74. Faith and Politics with Marlu Abarca show art Episode 74. Faith and Politics with Marlu Abarca

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You won't want to miss todays special episode in our Faith and Politics series as Pastor Debbie Griffin speaks with advocate Marlu Abarca who is the vice chair of the Iowa Commission of Latino Affairs and is currently running for Des Moines City Council at-large. Join us as Marlu shares a piece of her journey through spirituality, being a part of the LGBTQ+ community, her extensive social justice work, and drive to make sure she leaves Des Moines better than she found it.    

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Episode 73. Carl Voss. show art Episode 73. Carl Voss.

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Today on Like Micah's Faith and Politics edition, Pastor Debbie sits down and speaks with Carl Voss who is currently running for City Council At-Large in Des Moines, Iowa. Coming from a strong faith background, Carl shares with us how his faith played into his decision to run for public office, continuing his passion to work for all Des Moines' residents regardless of income or neighborhood.

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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.