Episode 73 – Live from CCDA – Centering Discipleship with E.K. Strawser & Lisa Rodriguez-Watson

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Host Jen Pollock Michel sat down (live!) with two first-time podcast guests at the recent CCDA conference: E.K. Strawser and Lisa Rodriguez-Watson. They have an impassioned discussion about the importance of contextualizing discipleship work in the setting of the local congregation, as well as the importance of Western Christians listening to the global church.

E. K. Strawser is the co-vocational lead pastor of Ma Ke Alo o (which means “presence” in Hawaiian), non-denominational missional communities multiplying in Honolulu, Hawaii; a community physician at Ke Ola Pono; and an executive leader at the V3 Movement, the church planting arm of the Baptist General Association of Virginia. Lisa Rodriguez-Watson serves as the national director of Missio Alliance, a generative, expansive, and intercultural network of Christian leaders committed to cultivating a holistic theology and practice in order to reshape the church’s witness in the world. In addition to her work with Missio Alliance, Lisa serves as associate pastor of discipleship and equipping at Christ City Church in Washington, DC, alongside her husband Matthew.

Books Mentioned in this Episode:

If you’d like to order any of the following books, we encourage you to do so from Hearts and Minds Books(An independent bookstore in Dallastown, PA, run by Byron and Beth Borger) 

  • Centering Discipleship: A Pathway for Multiplying Spectators into Mature Disciples by E.K. Strawser
  • How to be an Anti-Racist by Ibram X. Kendi
  • Rise: A Pop History of Asian America from the Nineties to Now by Jeff Yang, Phil Yu & Phillip Yang
  • Prayer in the Night: For Those Who Work or Watch or Weep by Tish Harrison Warren
  • When the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens
  • Demon Copperhead: A Novel by Barbara Kingsolver

If you’d like to order any of the above books, we encourage you to do so from Hearts and Minds Books
(An independent bookstore in Dallastown, PA, run by Byron and Beth Borger)

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