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.
Responding to COVID-19 Across the Anglican Communion
Robert Radtke, President & CEO of Episcopal Relief and Development, discusses the steps his organization is taking to mitigate the effects of COVID-19 within the United States and around...
Adding to Your Theological Toolbox: Resources for Living with the Realities of Suffering and GriefThe Reverend Molly James, PhD offers guidance on how to cope with the painful episodes that we experience in our lives. James is a theologian...
David Blight, author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom and Director of the Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance and Abolition at Yale, reflects on Frederick Douglass’ landmark Fourth...
Playwright Matthew Lopez talks about his award-winning Broadway play The Inheritance and how the struggles of the AIDS crisis remain relevant today.
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As we celebrate another Pride month, The Reverend Justin Crisp draws on queer voices and classic Christian theology to offer a new vision of the nature of sex itself. Crisp is Associate Rector and Theologian-in-Residence at St. Mark's Episcopal...
Who is my Neighbor during a Pandemic? A Medical PerspectivePart One: The Current Lockdown and How to Lift it SafelySt. Bart's doctors Jamie Ferrara, Jim Marion, and Peter Scardino discuss the current state of the COVID-19 crisis and what the next...
The Assumptions of Whiteness and the Challenge of DiscipleshipTo view the Forum video, click the red flimstrip iconAs protests continue across the country, Bryan Massingale, the James and Nancy Buckman Chair in Applied Christian Ethics at Fordham...
Christian Ethics for a Digital Society
We spend more time on our smartphones, computers, and tablets than ever before, yet we do not always consider our use of technology from an ethical perspective. Kate Ott, Associate Professor of Christian...
The Forum: Leading with Empathy: Living Together Well During Shelter-in-PlaceJulie Ross, Executive Director of Parenting Horizons, discusses how parents, children, and others who share the same space can navigate the constraints of the COVID-19...