Let's Get Ecumenical! Catholic & Protestant Thought in God's Kingdom (New Audio!)

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By Kayla Craig, Lindsy Wallace, Kayla Craig, and Lindsy Wallace. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

What can Catholics and Protestants learn from each other's traditions? Can we work together in God’s upside-down kingdom? And when can—or should—we set aside the subtle (or not-so-subtle) differences in thought, doctrine, and practice of our own Christian belief systems to work toward a common good?
Alissa Molina hosts an intimate and honest ecumenical conversation with co-hosts Kayla Craig, Gina Ciliberto, and Lindsy Wallace. We’re thinking outside the box when it comes to our unofficial theme of this season: Get Your People and applying it to a discussion on ecumenism, hoping to model empathetic and loving discourse about our faith traditions.
In this episode, we:

  • Discuss the meaning within ecumenical friendships
  • Model asking and answering difficult questions (like about communion/Eucharist) with grace
  • Break down misconceptions about Protestantism and Catholicism (What are Evangelicals? What is non-denominational? What's a mainline denomination? Why do Catholics use the phrase "convert"?)
  • Explore the importance of having a posture of curiosity instead of defensiveness
  • Talk about how we can apply a more nuanced and intentionally upside-down approach to our faiths

Join us as we explore how to develop deeper understandings between our Protestant and Catholic sisters and brothers.
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