Faith and Formation Podcast

Kingdom Encounters: Pastor Paul Hoffman

April 02, 2021 Alexei Laushkin
Faith and Formation Podcast
Kingdom Encounters: Pastor Paul Hoffman
Show Notes

On this Kingdom Encounters podcast, Alexei Laushkin, founder of Kingdom Mission Society interview Pastor Paul Hoffman of Evangelical Friends Church in Newport, Rhode Island about his latest book Reconciling Places: How to Bridge the Chasms in our Communities

During the interview we talk about:

-Who are the Evangelical Friends in relation to other Christian communities. 
-How Pastor Paul came to think about conflict across race. 
-Pastor Paul's  early encounter around conflict as a child. 
-The role of trauma in engaging conversations around racial understanding and action. 
-The role of politics in navigating difference on social media platforms. 
-The use of racial understanding language in the book and concepts around justice. 
-The life and influence of Dr. John Perkins. 
-The politicalization of racial topics in evangelicalism. 
-Violence and prejudice against Asian Americans. 
-The spiritual practices to aid the pursuit of the Beloved Community.