Pastor, writer, and activist John Pavlovitz discusses finding a new calling and attempting to transform ministry, “unboxing God,” exploring mystical Christianity, and much more.
John Pavlovitz is a pastor, writer, and activist committed to equality, diversity, and justice both inside and outside faith communities.
His blog, Stuff That Needs to Be Said, reaches a diverse worldwide audience. He is the author of A Bigger Table: Building Messy, Authentic, and Hopeful Spiritual Community and Hope and Other Superpowers: A Life-Affirming, Love-Defending, Butt-Kicking, World-Saving Manifesto. His new book is If God Is Love, Don't Be a Jerk: Finding a Faith That Makes Us Better Humans.
Pavlovitz joined us just hours before experiencing major brain surgery. In this episode, Rami and Pavlovitz discuss finding a new calling and attempting to transform ministry, “unboxing God,” exploring mystical Christianity, God as Love, and much more.
“If I’m always aspiring to something that’s just a little better and a little bit kinder than I’m comfortable with, that’s the road to the character of God. For me, there’s no other option.”
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