Don Golden: Who Will Be a Witness

October 28, 2020 00:27:06
Don Golden: Who Will Be a Witness
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Don Golden: Who Will Be a Witness
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As a special bonus for our listeners, we have created a series to commemorate Inverse Podcast co-host Dr Drew Hart's brand new book *Who Will Be a Witness: Igniting Activism For God's Justice, Love and Deliverance.* In these additional episodes we will interview friends and co-workers to discuss chapter by chapter Drew's new book. These conversations were recorded in community with friends from around the world as past of Inverse's ongoing work to create formation experiences that deepen our witness to God's justice, love and deliverance. *Who Will Be a Witness* offers a vision for communities of faith to organize for deliverance and justice in their neighborhoods, states, and nation as an essential part of living out the call of Jesus. Drew provides incisive insights into Scripture and history, along with illuminating personal stories, to help us identify how the witness of the church has become mangled by Christendom, white supremacy, and religious nationalism. He provides a wide range of options for congregations seeking to give witness to Jesus' ethic of love for and solidarity with the vulnerable. At a time when many feel disillusioned and distressed, Drew calls the church to action, offering a way forward that is deeply rooted in the life and witness of Jesus. Drew's testimony is powerful, personal, and profound, serving as a compass that points the church to the future and offers us a path toward meaningful social change and a more faithful witness to the way of Jesus. (Buy Drew's new book [here](http://https://www.amazon.com/Who-Will-Be-Witness-Deliverance/dp/1513806580/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=who+will+be+a+witness&qid=1599640684&s=books&sr=1-1).) This conversation discusses Chapter Seven of ***Who Will Be a Witness*** with Don Golden. Don Golden is the co-author of **Jesus Wants to Save Christians: A Manifesto for the Church in Exile** (with Rob Bell) and and helped empower churches to serve the world’s poorest with both World Vision and World Relief. His passion to help churches help the poor and oppressed has taken him to more than 60 countries. Prior to his current role, he served as lead pastor of Mars Hill Bible Church from 2005 to 2008. Don is also an Impact Investing Strategist and Fundraising Consultant with 30 years of experience in faith-based fundraising in over 70 countries. As a minister in Baltimore, Maryland, and as the former executive director at Red Letter Christians, Don helps activate faith communities in causes of social justice and economic inclusion. He has been featured on National Public Radio, Voice of America, and The New York Times. He has been published in CNN’s Belief Blog, Religion News Service, Dallas Morning News, and Huffington Post. Follow Don on [Instagram](https://www.instagram.com/donrgolden/ ) and [Twitter](https://twitter.com/donrgolden ) @donrgolden Follow Drew Hart on [Instagram](http://http://instagram.com/druhart) and [Twitter](http://https://twitter.com/druhart) @druhart. Follow Jarrod McKenna on [Instagram](http://https://www.instagram.com/jarrodmckenna) and [Twitter](http://jarrodmckenna) @jarrodmckenna Music: We Fly Free by Julie Kerr @juliekkerr

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