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Needle Movers for Social Equity, the podcast, is dedicated to creating safe spaces for conversations around racial and social equity topics while exploring them from a Biblical lens.

#06 The Freedom, Comfort, & Ease You Long For

#06 The Freedom, Comfort, & Ease You Long For

In this episode, I’m sharing my thoughts on the passage of Colossians 2:8 – 15, in an effort to discover what Jesus defines as true liberation, and how his believers can enjoy the freedom, comfort, and ease they desperately longed for in the midst of real life suffering and oppression from their Roman government.

#04 A Prayer for Afghanistan

#04 A Prayer for Afghanistan

If you’re struggling with words to say or pray to God, it’s my hope that this episode is a tool you can use – at any time – to pray over Afghanistan and the people living through these terrible times.

#03 Can We Have Safe Conversations About Hard Things?

#03 Can We Have Safe Conversations About Hard Things?

In this episode, Sam and I are exploring the topic of how to have safe conversations about hard things. I admittedly gleaned all types of golden nuggets from a new podcast love called Human Hope by Carlos Whittaker in Episode 9: How To Have Hard Yet Healthy Conversations With People You Disagree With.

#02 A Conversation About Dr. Seuss

#02 A Conversation About Dr. Seuss

In this episode, we’re exploring the Dr. Seuss conversation as it relates to the decision to no longer publish the books “And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street,” “If I Ran the Zoo,” “McElligot’s Pool,” “On Beyond Zebra!,” “Scrambled Eggs Super!,” and “The Cat’s Quizzer,” sharing our feelings and thoughts around what happened, and as always, making room for what it could look like if Christ-likeness were to prevail over it all.

#01 Our Catalyst – George Floyd

#01 Our Catalyst – George Floyd

In this episode, my co-host Samantha Schultz and I reminisce about what was going on with us personally when we learned about George Floyd and how his life became the catalyst for starting the work of Needle Movers for Social Equity.

#00 – Our Biblical Model for Equity

#00 – Our Biblical Model for Equity

In this solo episode, I’m (Deanna) digging into the book of Philemon in an effort to explain the Biblical foundation of our organizations’ desire for all humans being created and seen through the eyes of God’s equality.