Get Your Spirit in Shape

Get Your Spirit in Shape features conversations to help us keep our souls as healthy as our bodies. Logo by Sara Schork, United Methodist Communications.
Get Your Spirit in Shape features conversations to help us keep our souls as healthy as our bodies. Logo by Sara Schork, United Methodist Communications.

Get Your Spirit in Shape is a podcast from United Methodist Communications that features casual conversations with United Methodist bishops, leaders, authors, pastors and others who offer spiritual nutrition and exercises to help us get and keep our spirits in shape.

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United Methodist missionary Ben Lasley talks about how serving in Philadelphia as a community organizer has helped activate his faith. Photo via Ben Lasley.

Activated faith: Give Love 2020

United Methodist missionary Ben Lasley talks about how serving in Philadelphia as a community organizer has helped 'activate my faith.'
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In this podcast episode, Bryce Hillhouse of the Lydia Patterson Institute talks about the ministry of shaping young people's minds and spirits.

Education & spiritual formation

Bryce Hillhouse, Development Director of the Lydia Patterson Institute, talks about the ministry of shaping young people's minds and spirits.
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The Rev. Jenny Phillips supports United Methodist missionaries across the globe as the Senior Technical Advisor for Environmental Sustainability at Global Ministries. Photo by Anthony Trueheart.

Technology and Missions

The Rev. Jenny Phillips shares how UM missionaries and disaster relief teams use innovative technologies that are good for the environment... like a solar refrigerator.
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Author and pastor the Rev. Mark Feldmeir equips us to have constructive conversations on challenging topics with our church, friends & family. Screenshot by United Methodist Communications.

Politics of compassion

Author and United Methodist pastor Mark Feldmeir equips us to have constructive conversations on challenging topics with friends & family.
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Adam Weber is the pastor of Embrace Church and the author of 'Love Has a Name.'

Daily adventures in love

United Methodist pastor and author, Adam Weber discusses how to grow our capacity for loving our neighbor and his new book 'Love Has a Name.'
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Dr. Leah Gunning Francis talks about racial justice on an episode of 'Get Your Spirit in Shape.'

Faith & racial justice

Dr. Leah Gunning Francis discusses how our Christian faith calls us to be anti-racist. The Bible teaches that all human beings are created in God’s image. 
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United Methodist Marlena Graves is the author of 'The Way Up is Down.' Image courtesy InterVarsity Press.

Power, emptiness & satisfaction

Author Marlena Graves talks about how our striving after power, money, etc.,can lead to discontent. She teaches how in Jesus, the way up is down. 
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Get Your Spirit in Shape features conversations to help us keep our souls as healthy as our bodies. Logo by Sara Schork, United Methodist Communications.

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