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Nathan Foster talks to ordinary saints about spiritual formation, spiritual disciplines and everyday life with God. New episode each Monday.

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Marti Ensign & Nathan Foster
January 22, 2018

Episode 113 - Binyoni // Marti Ensign

Marti Ensign, Renovaré Ministry Team member and former missionary to Africa, joins Nate again to share the unusual way her storytelling gift came to be. This podcast includes Marti telling "Binyoni," a story that was a favorite of Corrie Ten Boom. Several of Marti's stories are in a recording, available free, called An Evening With Madamo.

Marti is facilitating The Hiding Place in the Renovaré Book Club.

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Jonathan Bailey & Josh Bailey & Nathan Foster
January 15, 2018

Episode 112 - A New Way to Listen to Scripture // Jon & Josh Bailey

Jon and Josh Bailey, brothers, serial entrepreneurs, and creators of an upcoming app called Dwell, join Nate today to talk about the importance of listening to Scripture and why they're creating the app.

You can preorder Dwell by backing it on Kickstarter.

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Marti Ensign & Nathan Foster
January 8, 2018

Episode 111 - Corrie Ten Boom // Marti Ensign

Marti Ensign, a long-time Renovaré Ministry Team member, was a missionary in Africa and friend of Corrie Ten Boom. Hear a first-hand perspective on Corrie's life from someone who knew her well. Marti is facilitating The Hiding Place in the Renovaré Book Club.

Nathan Foster
Nathan Foster
December 25, 2017

Episode 110 - A Christmas Story of Joy // Jim Schaap

Author Jim Schaap joins again this week, this time reading a story from his book Finding Christmas: Stories of Startling Joy and Perfect Peace. Merry Christmas!

Nathan Foster
Nathan Foster
December 18, 2017

Episode 109 - The Christmas Truce of 1914 // Jim Schaap

James (Jim) Schaap is an author, Professor Emeritus of English at Dordt College in Iowa, and a riveting storyteller. In this episode he shares his version of the Christmas truce of 1914.

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Nathan Foster & Patty Kirk
December 11, 2017

Episode 108 - The Gospel of Christmas // Patty Kirk

Advent means "the coming." In this episode Patty Kirk, writer in residence and associate professor of English at John Brown University, reminds us that Advent is a time for hope, a time to ask, "What good am I expecting?"

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Nathan Foster & Richella Parham
December 4, 2017

Episode 107 - The Liturgy of Waiting // Richella Parham

In this Advent season of expectation, Renovaré Ministry team member and author Richella Parham joins Nathan again to talk about what she calls the liturgy of waiting.

Richella's blog is Imparting Grace.

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Shane Claiborne & Chris Hall & Nathan Foster
November 20, 2017

Episode 106 - Finding God on Death Row // Shane Claiborne & Chris Hall

Chris Hall went with Shane Claiborne recently to visit inmates on death row. They join Nate again this week to talk about what God's restorative justice looks like.

Learn more about Shane's book Executing Grace at Shane Claiborne

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Shane Claiborne & Chris Hall & Nathan Foster
November 13, 2017

Episode 105 - Taking More Risks with God // Shane Claiborne & Chris Hall

Chris Hall along with Shane Claiborne, author and founder of the Simple Way in Philadelphia, join Nate to talk about stepping out of your comfort zone with God.

Learn more at websites of The Simple Way or Shane Claiborne.

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Steve Macchia & Nathan Foster
November 6, 2017

Episode 104 - Coming Alongside the Next Generation // Steve Macchia

“Something happens when you age—you realize life isn't all about you. It's about what you're able to offer to another.” In this episode Nate talks with Steve Macchia about his new book Legacy, a collection of life reflections given to his kids on his 60th birthday.

Steve is founder and president of Leadership Transformations, a ministry that helps leaders to discern and pursue God's unique will for you, your team, and your ministry.