Author Archives: Speakfaithfully

About Speakfaithfully

I am figuring out life and faith and taking other people along with me on my journey. Sometimes as fellow travelers, sometimes as hostages.

Episode 6: Christine Apa and the 24 Foundation

On today’s episode we will be discussing the 24 Foundation (www.24foundation.org) and their work to help people heal through art with their founder and CEO, Christine Apa. Episode 6: Christine Apa and the 24 Foundation Thanks for listening, I hope … Continue reading

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The Weaponization of Social Media and Sociology

The Power of Perceived Consensus Many years ago I learned about the Asch Conformity Experiment. I could explain it, but this video, with footage from the actual tests probably introduces it best. This study highlights the powerful effect that our perception … Continue reading

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Suey Park and the Dire Need for the Prophetic Tradition

“Where are all the prophets who love God?” – Ramone, spoken word poet Suey Park, (who was mentioned last on this blog regarding the furor over #CancelColbert) recently posted about her experiences in the church, and before you continue please … Continue reading

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Speakfaithfully Podcast Episode 5: The Walk for Change at UND with Dani Miller and Emmy Scott

  Today’s episode focuses on the Walk for Change at UND, a Native American organized event that was created in response to a variety of racist and insensitive incidents at UND. At the end of the walk organizers put forward … Continue reading

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Speakfaithfully Podcast Episode 4: Creating Safe Spaces for LGBT people within Christianity with James and Rebecca Farlow

On today’s episode we discuss one straight couple’s efforts to create safe spaces for LGBT people within Christianity , including their new non-profit Sanctuary. Episode 4 – Creating Safe Spaces for LGBT people within Christianity  I hope you enjoy this episode. Next week … Continue reading

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Speakfaithfully Podcast Episode 3: Issues with Veterans Affairs with Joe Jackson

On today’s episode we discuss issues with Veterans Affairs with Joe Jackson, a former Navy corpsman who served in Iraq with the U.S. Marines. Episode 3 – Veterans Affairs with Joe Jackson I hope you enjoy this episode. Next week, we will … Continue reading

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Speakfaithfully Podcast Episode 2: Socialism with Mike Anderson

For today’s episode of the Speakfaithfully podcast we discuss Socialism with Mike Anderson. Episode 2 – Socialism with Mike Anderson I hope you enjoy this episode. Next week, we will be discussing the treatment of War on Terror veterans with Joe … Continue reading

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The Need for Healthcare Reform

My job is full-time but because of a loophole (I’m paid through a grant) I do not get medical insurance through it. When I got this job I purchased medical insurance privately, which costed me $500 a month and it was crappy … Continue reading

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Speakfaithfully Podcast Episode 1: An Introduction

For several weeks I have been quietly working on a new project: the Speakfaithfully podcast. I have been refining my vision for the podcast, honing the technical aspects of recording and editing remote interviews and setting up interviews. And today, … Continue reading

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Everything I have to say about the #SiouxperDrunk Controversy and T-Shirts

Dear UND and larger Grand Forks Community, Stop being dicks to Native Americans. Sincerely, -Speakfaithfully/Kevin Gonzaga

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