Podcast Episode 11 – with Marlena Graves and Tim Soerens (and a book giveaway!)

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Host Jen Pollock Michel is joined by Marlena Graves and Tim Soerens for a great conversation about counter-cultural reading practices and listening to voices on the margins. Plus, we are excited to offer a book giveaway on the ERB Podcast Facebook page sponsored by InterVarsity Press! Check out the episode for details.

Marlena Graves is a writer, deep thinker, and speaker passionate about the eternal implications of our life with God. She received her M.Div. from Northeastern Seminary in Rochester, New York, and is pursuing her PhD in American Culture Studies at Bowling Green State University in Ohio. In 2014, she released her first book, A Beautiful Disaster: Finding Hope in the Midst of Brokenness. Her newest book, The Way Up is Down: Becoming Yourself by Forgetting Yourself released last month with InterVarsity Press. She lives in Ohio with her husband and three daughters.

Tim Soerens is a pastor, social entrepreneur, and co-founding director of the Parish Collective, a global movement which reimagines what it means to be the church in, with, and for the neighborhood. Tim has also launched sold-out conferences including the  Inhabit Conference. In 2014, he co-authored The New Parish: How Neighborhood Churches Transform Mission, Discipleship, and Community. His new book, Everywhere You Look: Discovering the Church Right Where You Are recently released with InterVarsity Press. Tim lives in Seattle with his wife and two sons.

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