The Reverend Tyler Sit, Church Planter/Pastor, New City Church in Minneapolis, Minnesota and author of Staying Awake: The Gospel for Changemakers, offers a refreshing vision of the Christian faith that puts social justice at the center. Because of Rev. Sit’s schedule, this Sunday’s session of The Forum was recorded in advance. Unfortunately, we will be unable to take your live questions.
Coming up at The Forum
Pentecost (May 23)
Filled with the Holy Spirit: The Meaning of Pentecost
Cheryl Bridges Johns, the Robert E. Fisher Chair of Spiritual Renewal at Pentecostal Theological Seminary, reflects on the meaning of Pentecost, often called “the birthday of the Church.”
First Sunday in Pentecost (May 30)
We Remember Them: Memorial Day Reflections
The Right Reverend Carl Wright, Bishop Suffragan for Armed Services and Federal Ministries, The Episcopal Church's Bishop Suffragan for the Armed Forces and Federal Ministries, contemplates the significance of Memorial Day and discusses his role as an intermediary between Church and State.
Second Sunday in Pentecost (June 6)
The Reverend Dr. Randall Balmer, John Phillips Professor in Religion at Dartmouth College and author of Solemn Reverence: Separate of Church and State in American Life
Third Sunday in Pentecost (June 13)
Anthony Pinn, Agnes Cullen Arnold Professor in Humanities at Rice University
Fourth Sunday in Pentecost (June 20)
Austen Hartke, author of Transforming: The Bible and the Lives of Transgender Christians
Fifth Sunday in Pentecost (June 27)
The Reverend Dr. Patrick Cheng, Theologian-in-Residence at Saint Thomas Fifth Avenue and author of Rainbow Theology: Bridging Race, Sexuality, and Spirit
Watch or listen to The Forum from previous weeks below.
Staying Awake: The Gospel for Changemakers
The Reverend Tyler Sit, a pastor and church planter in the United Methodist Church, offers a refreshing vision of the Christian faith that puts social justice at the center.
Because of the Rev...
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