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HER With Amena Brown Episode 3: Pastoring The Body Of Christ featuring Mayra Macedo-Nolan

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Amena and Mayra Macedo Nolan talk about calling and what it means to serve in and with community. Mayra shares her journey of how she lives out communal pastoring, how pastoring connects to justice, and why it’s important for our calling to have connection in our local community. To connect with Mayra and find out more about Christian Community Development Association (CCDA), check out https://ccda.org/.

Mayra Macedo-Nolan was born in East Los Angeles and currently serves on pastoral staff of Lake Avenue Church, a large congregation that has been at the same location for nearly 120 years. She is passionate about the roles of the church and community in mutual transformation, community development, and the supporting women and minorities in white Christian institutions. She serves on various local and national boards and is Chair of the Board of Directors of the Christian Community Development Association (CCDA). She is married to Chris and they have four children ranging in age from 6 to 28. Besides Jesus, Mayra loves her community, the challenging and sacred call of pastoring while pursuing justice....and....shoes.

 

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HER With Amena Brown Episode 2: Dignity of the Black Body featuring Austin Channing Brown

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Amena and Austin Channing Brown talk about the dignity of the black body and Austin's new book I'm Still Here: Black Dignity in a World Made for Whiteness. Austin shares her journey of becoming unapologetically black, how she uses her voice to speak against racism and white supremacy, and how to express creative anger.

To connect with Austin and find out more about her book, check out http://austinchanning.com/

AUSTIN CHANNING BROWN is a writer, speaker, and practitioner who helps schools, nonprofits, and religious organizations practice genuine inclusion. Her writing has appeared in outlets like Christianity Today, Relevant, Sojourners, and The Christian Century.

 

Show Notes:

I'm Still Here: Black Dignity in a World Made for Whiteness - Austin Channing Brown

 

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HER With Amena Brown Episode 1: The Governing Body featuring Ifeoma Ike

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Amena and Ifeoma Ike talk about The Body Politic. Ifeoma shares her journey in government and law, how to effect change inside of a broken system and why marginalized people should get involved in government and politics.

Ifeoma Ike is a social impact strategist, attorney, writer and professor. Ms. Ike just recently transitioned as the Deputy Executive Director of New York City's Young Men's Initiative, and is a Founding Partner of the thought partnership firm, Think Rubix. She is also a co-host of daily political podcast, PoliTea.

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Introducing HER With Amena Brown Podcast

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Her story. Her voice. In her own words.

HER With Amena Brown is a podcast centered on elevating the voices, stories, and experiences of women. Spoken word poet and author Amena Brown invites her guests to share their successes, mistakes, lessons, laughs, and triumphs around each season’s theme.

Interviews. Conversations. Stories. In her own words.

First episode coming soon!

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