We're Back! Episode 13 - SEASON 2 PREVIEW

Welcome to Season 2 of We All Need Each Other! We're back after a short break to kick off another year of monthly episodes. This episode is extra special because we're adding some new features to the podcast. We've got a new logo, some new ideas and, most importantly, a new co-host! Continue reading

Season 1 in Review

By DAN WEISS Hey Family! This has been an incredible first year of the podcasting. When we first started we didn't really know what to expect, or if we'd make it through a whole year. We only had three episodes planned. We only had one host. We had no idea if anybody would want to listen. Now that we've got 12 full episodes and one bonus episode published, we're excited to say it has been a success and we're looking forward to Season 2!   Continue reading

Episode 12 - SUBVERSIVE WITNESS with Dominique Dubois Gilliard

Most of us know the stories of Moses, Esther, Paul & Silas and Zacchaeus. But have you ever thought about the role privilege played in their stories? In his new book, Dominique Dubois Gilliard looks at these well-known Bible stories from a different lens and translates the lessons he discovered to our current culture. Each of those Biblical characters had a form of privilege and, when faced with an opportunity, used it to subvert systems of power in order to uplift and restore vulnerable people.  Continue reading

Questions About Conversations

By DAN WEISS White privilege. Socialism. Abortion. Social Justice. Critical Race Theory. Partisan politics. Christian Nationalism. Reparations. Voting rights. Immigration. Covid-19 Vaccine. Do you feel tension in your body yet? Do you have any emotions welling up inside of you? Do you want to talk about any of it? Continue reading

Episode 11 - CONNECTING TO THE CITY with Ali Lantz

Ali Lantz and her husband Kory founded Transformation Ministries in 2009 with the hopes of being good neighbors and seeing transformation in the urban neighborhood they moved into. They found that the greatest transformation has happened to them as they've built deep relationships and walked alongside their neighbors for the past 12 years. Continue reading

Episode 10 - STARTING DIFFICULT CONVERSATIONS with Lindsay Fisher

Are there topics that are off limits in your organization, church or family? Initiating difficult conversations can be very difficult, but also very rewarding. Pastor Lindsay Fisher joined Dan & Aaron for this episode to discuss what she's learned about having important conversations even when they're difficult. Continue reading

Episode 9 - HOW TO BE A GOOD NEIGHBOR with Shannan Martin

For episode 9 of We All Need Each Other, Aaron was able to join in conversation with Shannan Martin, a writer based out of Goshen, Indiana who is deeply connected to the idea of neighboring. She and her husband, Cory, went through a process of moving them and their four children from one style of living to a completely different one that called on them to neighbor in a different way than they had grown accustomed to. Continue reading

The Neighboring Journey

By AARON CHARLES I need. I should. I... ...I have a lot of guilt when it comes to neighboring. When I was kid, we’d have cookouts with our neighbors. I played games with my neighbor’s grandson for hours on end. I worked for my neighbors down the street. Now, as an adult, I’ve found that cultivating those relationships does not happen automatically. When I walk out to water my plants and see my neighbor in their yard, I think of all the things I should do or say. Continue reading

Episode 8 - WHAT FASCINATES YOU?

During the course of a normal day or week, how often do you find yourself fascinated by something or someone? Have you ever thought about that question? What is it that captures your attention and triggers your imagination? What can turn you into a little kid filled with wonder and amazement? Aaron and Dan sat down to talk about some of the things in life that fascinate them. They broke the discussion into a few categories: Books/Movies, Nature, Sports and History. There are many more types of things that can be worthy of your fascination, but these are just a few to get you thinking. Continue reading

Having Ears to Hear

By Aaron Charles “He who has ears to hear, let him hear.” - Matthew 11:15 This verse comes in a chapter where Jesus is teaching about the man who has come before him – John the Baptist. Not everyone understood John’s prophecy and teaching. Some thought he was just a crazed man out in the wilderness. And then Jesus utters the words in the verse above. Continue reading