"We’re in this for the liberation” — More from Rev. Krissy on transforming the Church

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UCC pastor Rev. Krissy imagines a Body of Christ that moves beyond the institutional Church. We are called to confront corruption and power, and to unite in solidarity with all who work towards liberation.

This is a bonus clip from a larger conversation; check out episode 54 — “Coming Back to Life: Rev. Krissy is a Politically Queer UCC Pastor" — for more of Krissy's story and wisdom. Find Krissy at rev-krissy.tumblr.com; or visit their church website: www.epiphanyucc.org

Click here for an episode transcript.

Talking Points:

(0:00 - 3:45) Intro material
(3:46 - 7:30) Pushing congregations to reimagine belonging — uncertainty is welcome; all who will work with us for liberation are welcome
(7:31 - 12:40) "You want to know why people are leaving the church?" — church as an institution isn't what matters
(12:41 - end) Resisting fundamentalism, literalism, and biblical translations that uphold empire

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FURTHER READING

- Interfaith Worker Justice

- "Labor Rights in the Jewish Tradition"

- “What is biblical inerrancy? What does it mean to say the Bible is literally true?”

- "American Christianity's White Supremacy Problem"

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Blessed Are the Binary Breakers is part of the Rock Candy Podcast Network. Find more shows, at www.rockcandyrecordings.com.

This show's theme song is "Aetherium" by Leah Horn. This episode also makes use of "Gold Beamer" and "Can't Find" by Mother Hood.

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