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Can I Say This At Church Podcast

Oct 14, 2020

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Stand with me. Keep the faith. 

This collection is for anyone who has ever looked at the religious pageantry propping up the Trump administration and said quietly in their heart: This is not my Jesus. We’re with you. And we’re saying it from the chest, for the people in the back.

Guest Bios:

Jonathan Walton, author of Twelve Lies that Hold America Captive and the Truth that Sets Us Free, is an Area Director for InterVarsity. As one of Christianity Today’s 33 Under 33, he has been featured in multiple outlets for his work against human trafficking. Jonathan has a BA in Creative Writing from Columbia University and MA in the Study of the Americas from City College.

Suzie Lahoud is a published author with two MAs in Middle Eastern Studies from the Arab Baptist Theological Seminary in Beirut and Harvard University, and a BA from Duke University in Russian and Middle Eastern Studies. Her extensive overseas experience includes managing relief and development projects for displaced populations in Lebanon, Syria, and Iraq.

Sy Hoekstra, a graduate of NYU School of Law, is a public defender in the New York City child welfare system. He was previously a Staff Attorney at the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. Sy earned a BA in History and German Literature from Columbia University. He grew up in the Midwest and Northeast, and lived in Zurich, Switzerland as a teenager.

Guest Socials: 


Suzie Lahoud @Sy Hoekstra Jonathan Walton

Guest Music by Jon Guerra

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