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.
The Lessons of the Wilderness (Part 4—Sojourning in the Wilderness: Perseverance with Confidence)
At the present moment, many Christians feel that they are “in the wilderness”: church membership is declining and talk about...
The Reverend Dr. Dan Matthews, the retired Rector of Trinity Church Wall Street, has served the Episcopal Church with distinction for decades. What is so great about our denomination? Hear the perspective of someone who knows it very well.
The Lessons of the WildernessPart 2—Jesus in the Wilderness: Responding to God’s Call At the present moment, many Christians feel that they are “in the wilderness”: church membership is declining and talk about...
The Lessons of the WildernessPart 1: The Wilderness Generation: Disenthralling Ourselves from IdolatryAt the present moment, many Christians feel that they are “in the wilderness”: church membership is declining and talk about...
Transforming Lives, Transforming the Church, Transforming the World: The State of St. Bart’s 2019
On Celebration Sunday, as our program year begins, Bishop Dean Wolfe offers an overview of where St. Bart’s is and where it will be...
Pilgrimage Then and Now: Paul’s Journey to Ephesus, and MineIn the Acts of the Apostles, Paul travels to the Greek city of Ephesus, spreading the Good News of Jesus, baptizing new believers and healing the sick. He also came into conflict...
Let my People Go: Liberation in the Bible
The Israelites escape from Egypt; the sick are healed; Jesus triumphs over death and sin: throughout the Bible, people experience liberation -- freedom from all that oppresses them and holds them back...