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Love Thy Neighborhood

Love Thy Neighborhood

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True stories to help you follow Jesus in modern culture. “Amazing and authentic.” - Christianity Today Like a movie for your ears, every episode we choose a compelling topic to wrestle with and put together interwoven stories to explore that topic. It’s not a Bible study or a sermon. It’s a series of gripping, funny, sad and intimate stories of people grappling with what it means to follow Jesus amidst the cultural issues of our time – set to a soundtrack to immerse you. Come along with us a ...
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Thirty years ago, in the Brooklyn neighborhood of Crown Heights, a car accident set off four days of unrest. Two people died. Dozens were injured. Hundreds were arrested. In this Pineapple Street Studios series, journalist Collier Meyerson explores what came to be known as the “Crown Heights Riot.” It’s a story about immigration, New York City’s first Black mayor, the rise of Rudy Giuliani, and the Lubavitch Jewish and Caribbean-American communities sitting at the center of it all. To Meyers ...
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Truce

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Truce explores how we got here and how we can do better. It's a history podcast about the Christian Church, from pyramid schemes to political campaigns. Season five tells the history of Christian fundamentalism. Season three follows the rise of communism and socialism in Russia and how it changed the American Christian Church. Podcast Magazine says Truce is, "reminiscent of Malcolm Gladwell". Truce is hosted by Chris Staron, writer/ director of the films "Bringing up Bobby" and "Between the ...
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In the last episode, we returned to the students and staff at Asbury University to hear about what happened after the crowds left their campus. In today’s episode, Jesse and Anna explore questions about true revivals and how to know what people mean when they’re talking about revival in an era where spirituality often goes viral. They also dive int…
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The Nerd Historians take a trip back to 2017 to relive the birth of the console that saved Nintendo: The Switch. Join them as they take a look at the console history of Nintendo and why the Switch was a "make it or break it" situation. They'll also take a look at the best games of the system and what's coming next for Nintendo.…
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The Nerd Historians welcome you to the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, as they travel back to 1968 to the premiere of Mister Rogers' Neighborhood. They'll share the history of the show, moments where Fred Rogers took on tough topics, and one possible controversy involving as popular GIF.By The Nerd Historians
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One year ago, revival broke out in a small town in Kentucky. Over 50,000 people showed up. Now, one year later, we return to that town to see what happened after the crowds left. Resources Listen to episode #70: The Origin and Outpouring of the Asbury Revival to hear how the 2023 Asbury Revival got started. Articles to help clarify the word revival…
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Radio Matt & Deidra take a deep dive into some of the history of YouTube (there's just too much for one show, but they hit some highlights), as well as sharing some of their favorite channels, 19 years after YouTube first launched. The Nerdy-Gritty "YouTubers Quitting" Episode: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fwntJD0x3nU…
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In February 2023, claims of a spiritual revival drew over 50,000 people from all over the world to a small town in Kentucky. What they discovered would become a turning point in the lives of thousands as both social media and the Spirit of God reshaped a community. This is the untold story of how it all began and what unfolded over the next 16 days…
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In the last episode, we told stories exploring where the gospel meets body image. In today’s episode, Anna and former producer Rachel reflect on things they couldn’t say about body image- including technology’s increasing effects on body image. Anna interviews Dr. Matthew Loftus: family physician at a missions hospital in Chogoria, Kenya about the …
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Christians say one day we’ll get new bodies, but what should we do with the ones we have now? Stories of neglect, obsession and trying to make peace with our bodies. This episode originally aired in 2019. Donate to the ministry! Join us on Patreon Resources Dr. Gregg Allison book– Embodied: Living as Whole People in a Fractured World LTN Content: B…
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We're taking a break this week! Hear some of the topics we'll cover this year. Jesse is out and the rest of the podcast team is hard a work planning and prepping for this year's episodes. We'll see you on January 16th for archive episode #24: Where the Gospel Meets Body Image, followed up two weeks later with #24.5: Things We Couldn't Say (About Bo…
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Give to help Chris keep Truce going! Season six is coming along nicely! I'm super busy trying to get it all put together before I start releasing episodes. But I want to also make everyone aware that I'm looking for more advertisers for the show. Want to participate? Visit www.trucepodcast.com/advertise to get started! Learn more about your ad choi…
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Is it really the most wonderful time of year? Today, stories about people wrestling with the gap between what Christmas promises and what it actually delivers. Donate to the ministry! Credits Thank you to our interviewee Joshua Pease. Connect with Josh at The Porch Church. And a very special thank you to Joe Wangrein for allowing us to use Walter W…
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Join Jesse and the Love Thy Neighborhood staff: Hear updates about our urban missions program, latest developments in the podcast, and our vision for LTN in coming year. Also, we’ll share a story from one of our alumni, about her transformative journey through the LTN Intensive. Want to donate? https://lovethyneighborhood.org/donate/ Want to get in…
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In the last episode, we told stories exploring where the gospel meets teenagers. In today’s episode, Jesse Eubanks and Anna Tran reflect on all the things they couldn’t say about teenagers - including the pitfalls of sheltering our teens too long and exposing our teens too soon. Anna interviews Jen Bradbury of Fuller Youth Institute about customizi…
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Christians say that God speaks to every generation but what happens when other voices are trying to drown him out? Stories of teenagers courageously facing a post-Christian culture, a global pandemic, and the threat living in their pockets. Donate to the ministry and podcast! Resources Amy’s book: My Tech-Wise Life Andy Crouch’s book: The Tech-Wise…
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In the last episode, we told stories exploring where the gospel meets gun violence. In today’s episode, Jesse Eubanks and Anna Tran will reflect on all the things they couldn’t say about gun violence, interview author and professor Michael Austin about the relationship between Christians and guns, explore what conservatives and progressives each ge…
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Christians say that one day violence will finally end, but what do we do when that reality seems so far away? Stories of people whose lives are changed by gun violence who decided they wanted to do more than only offer thoughts and prayers. Donate to the ministry and podcast! Resources Covenant Family for Brighter Tomorrows Active Self Protection K…
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In the last episode, we told stories exploring where the gospel meets law enforcement and ethnicity. In today’s episode, Jesse Eubanks and Anna Tran will reflect on all the things they couldn’t say about law enforcement and ethnicity, interview retired police lieutenant Daniel Reinhardt about police reform, explore what conservatives and progressiv…
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Give to help Chris make Truce! Joseph McCarthy was an unexceptional junior congressman from Wisconsin. He grew up brawling in the streets, playing cards, and embellishing his stories. Then, during a Lincoln Day address in 1950, Joseph McCarthy told an audience that he had a list of 205 communists working in the government. Within days, he was a hou…
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Christians say we should submit to the authorities, but what happens when some authorities use their power to abuse people? In this special episode, we visit the protests in person and hear from Christians on all sides – police officers, protesters and pastors – about the often complicated relationship between cops and the black community. Featurin…
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In the United States today, the word “Evangelical” is nearly synonymous with political beliefs. How did we get here? In this episode, a story connecting the dots between fundamentalism of the past and American Evangelicalism of the present. This episode is in partnership with the Truce Podcast. Truce Podcast IG: @trucepodcast Donate to the ministry…
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Give to help Chris make the Truce Podcast! The Love Thy Neighborhood podcast is really well produced. But they also take deep dives into some of the things going on in modern Christianity that I can't cover on Truce. They are a good supplement to the stuff we cover on this feed. So we thought... why not share each other's show? In this bonus episod…
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In 2009, about a quarter of American high school students said they had “persistent feelings of sadness or hopelessness.” By last year it was up to 44 percent, the highest level of teenage sadness ever recorded.For girls, the rate rose to 57 percent. That means more than half of teenage girls feel persistently sad or hopeless. If you stood a teen f…
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In 2009, about a quarter of American high school students said they had “persistent feelings of sadness or hopelessness.” By last year it was up to 44 percent, the highest level of teenage sadness ever recorded. For girls, the rate rose to 57 percent. That means more than half of teenage girls feel persistently sad or hopeless. If you stood a teen …
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Christians say that being part of the church is a gift but what happens when it feels like a curse? Stories of congregations and pastors being betrayed by their family of faith.Thank you to our guests:Espy MendezJonathan Dodson: http://jonathandodson.org/Mike Hernandez: https://www.famcitycenter.com/leadershipJerome Gay: https://www.visionrdu.com/j…
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Christians say that being part of the church is a gift but what happens when it feels like a curse? Stories of congregations and pastors being betrayed by their family of faith. Thank you to our guests: Espy Mendez Jonathan Dodson: http://jonathandodson.org/ Mike Hernandez: https://www.famcitycenter.com/leadership Jerome Gay: https://www.visionrdu.…
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This month, we’re launching a brand new podcast called Things We Couldn’t Say. It’s one-part journalism, one-part therapy and one-part campfire conversation. Check out our first episode where we unpack all the things we couldn’t say about the recent LTN episode The Truth About the Enneagram. Want to know how Jesse and Anna changed their minds about…
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In an undisclosed city in Central Africa, Islam has been the prevailing worldview for centuries. Bishara, a young rich kid with a promising future, finds himself risking everything to become a follower of Jesus.This episode is originally from The Maverick Podcast. Listen to the full series at the link below.https://podcasts.pioneers.org/podcast-ser…
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In an undisclosed city in Central Africa, Islam has been the prevailing worldview for centuries. Bishara, a young rich kid with a promising future, finds himself risking everything to become a follower of Jesus. This episode is originally from The Maverick Podcast. Listen to the full series at the link below. https://podcasts.pioneers.org/podcast-s…
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Season 5 of the Truce Podcast was a blast! I'm hard at work on season 6, which will discuss how American evangelicals got tied to the Republican Party. It is already coming together so well! I can't wait to share it with you. God willing, season 6 will drop in the fall or early winter of 2023. Like, subscribe, sign up for the email list, and rememb…
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Give to support the Truce Podcast On March 4, 1933, FDR delivered his inaugural address. In it, he used the phrase "the only thing we have to fear is fear itself". I did a little searching and this phrase is used a LOT in Christian books. So often. But it almost always refers to the fear one person has in their heart. In reality, it is a comment on…
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Some claim the enneagram comes from ancient Christians while others claim it’s from demons. Is the enneagram a gift from God or a Trojan horse of self-deception? Three stories of people who discover shocking truths about the enneagram that lead them to unexpected places.Connect with Michelle:michellenebel.comConnect with Tyler:tylerzach.com/history…
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Some claim the enneagram comes from ancient Christians while others claim it’s from demons. Is the enneagram a gift from God or a Trojan horse of self-deception? Three stories of people who discover shocking truths about the enneagram that lead them to unexpected places. Connect with Michelle: michellenebel.com Connect with Tyler: tylerzach.com/his…
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Love Truce? Give a little to help support the show! "The ends justify the means" is a phrase we hear occasionally. Often it is used to justify bad behavior, so long as it creates a profitable outcome. But we Christians know that we are called to live righteous lives. Are we people of the ends, or should we be known as a people of the means? Chris i…
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In our age of loneliness and distraction, what does it look like to build lasting friendships? Today, two stories about the the beauty and oddity of friendships. One man's quirky gesture becomes an anchor of hope when all seems lost and a woman who's world is fading away builds something new with an unlikely neighbor. Donate to the ministry and pod…
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Give a little to help Chris continue to make Truce! In 1945, C.S. Lewis published his excellent book "The Great Divorce". It happens to be one of my favorite books. It has many themes, the biggest of which is that there can be no hell in heaven. The two are divorced from each other (hence the title). Another is that humans are easily distracted fro…
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Link to the 1 minute survey:https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ltnspringChristians say we should help the least of these, but what happens when our best efforts aren’t good enough? The story of a mother who grows tired of her mentally impaired son being an outcast at church.This episode aired in 2018.By Love Thy Neighborhood
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In the fall of 1814, the powers of Europe gathered together to discuss what to do with the continent after the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon had changed a lot in his time in power! He cowed the Roman Catholic Church, ended serfdom where he went, freed Jews from their ghettos, took away kingdoms, and placed new kings in charge. The Congress of Vienna wa…
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