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Sean McDowell & Colby Martin Discuss Evangelicalism Vs. The Progressive Movement: A Response

Trinity Radio

Original Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BXjWhEHpxP0 Learn Casually: TrinityRadio.org Learn Formally: TrinitySem.edu Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/TrinityRadio​ Music by Joakim Karud

4 Oct 2021

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221. "You Can Just Dance" with Colby Martin

Dismantle Podcast

What do weddings, the Greatest Showman, and being who God made us to be have to do with each other? Colby Martin shares his insights with us on this latest episode of Dismantle Podcast. CONNECT:  @colbymartin


19 Sep 2021

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Episode 22 // Colby Martin

The F Word: Conversations On Faith with Matt Miofsky

Our guest this week is Colby Martin. He is an author, a podcaster, and a co-pastor of Sojourn Grace Collective. He has a story and a journey that a lot of us can resonate with. He experienced the rejection of mainstream Christianity but he found a new home in a more progressive form of Christianity. https://www.colbymartinonline.com/ https://sojourngrace.com/


8 Jun 2021

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31 - Colby Martin on Deconstructing, Shifting, Allyship & John Piper

Desert Voices: Spiritual Conversations

Colby is a badass in the deconstruction world. His work on shifting in our faith has been invaluable to Holland and me. His friendship is a gift, and his voice is clear. Join in the conversation as we talk through not only DECONSTRUCTING our faith but WHAT NOW...reconstructing it. Colby shares from his work "The Shift,"  we ponder the similarities between John Piper and Trump and talk through what allyship looks like as he learns to use his cisgender, heterosexual, white male social location to advocate on behalf of the queer community and women.If you are deconstructing, this episode is for you.If you are interested in the question of "what now," this episode is for you.If you are looking to show up in the world as an ally, accomplice, and co-conspirator with marginalized groups...join the conversation.  Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/preview/7914a4f7860a4376adacf88925a49433)

1hr 5mins

27 Apr 2021

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165. "The Head Can't Go Where The Heart Isn't Willing" with Colby Martin

Dismantle Podcast

Have we used the Bible in a way it was never intended to be used? Have we found a few verses on homosexuality and crafted a theology of our own making? Colby Martin joins us to discuss this and more on our new episode!  CONNECT:  @colbymartin unclobber.com Visit unclobber.com and use the code DISMANTLE20 for 20% off!


11 Apr 2021

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Colby Martin

The Church Needs Therapy

We talk about how facebook got him fired, the tension between the head and the heart for the church and the LGBTQ community, and why he named his first book, “UnClobber”

1hr 14mins

22 Mar 2021

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The shift - with Colby Martin

This Little Light of Mine - LGBTQ, Christianity, religious trauma, mental health

Hello and welcome to Episode 14 of This Little Light Of Mine.  My name is James Powell and I’m glad that you’re able to join me for today’s episode, ‘The shift’. In today’s episode I’m joined by best-selling author, podcaster, and PROGRESSIVE pastor Colby Martin.  Colby is passionate about carving out a space within Christianity that includes: a whole-heartedly affirming posture toward LGBTQ individuals, a broader acceptance of other spiritual practices and religious perspectives, an agreeableness toward science, and a commitment to always growing, transforming, and trusting that the best days are yet to come. Colby is one of leading voices of the Progressive Christian movement, he made me cry with his vision for the church in his first book UnClobber – Rethinking our Misuse of the Bible on Homosexuality and introduce me to the incredible voices of Brian McLaren and Glennon Doyle.  Colby will be talking about his newly released book The Shift: Surviving and Thriving after Moving from Conservative to Progressive Christianity For those moving from a conservative to progressive sense of Christianity, Colby talks of our need to welcome doubt, welcome questioning, welcome vulnerability. This journey is not about pretending that any human has all the answers or that any of the answers can fit neatly into one of two boxes. I also really appreciate Colby, his story and his approach because he acknowledges (and has experienced) some of the pain, loss, anger and loneliness that the journey forward has… these feelings and all of our feelings are valid and are part of our healing process so that we can grow forward into the full expression of who we were created to be.  As much as we might want to (and as much as I have tried), we can’t skip over this part. What came up for you as you listened to this conversation with Colby?  What questions did it stir inside of you?  What anger might have come up?  What new hope or insight might have been born? I’d love to hear from you. A huge thank again to Colby Martin for joining us today and for helping set a new course of bringing more love into our world with his new book ‘The Shift’.   Thank you so much for joining us today and I look forward to connecting with you in two-weeks’ time for our next story episode called ‘PUREity shame’ where I share what it was like growing up in the 90’s evangelical church culture and share about one of my worst nightmares coming to life.  Thank you again for being with us today and before I go I want to remind you. Your story is important.  You were designed with a powerful voice.  We need to hear what you have to say.  Your feelings and your experiences are valid.  You have the right to feel safe and be safe. You matter, you are needed, you are wanted, and you are loved. James


7 Oct 2020

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"The Shift" With Colby Martin

The Dismantle Podcast

How do you navigate your politics, your worldview, and your spirituality when you move from a conservative worldview to a more progressive one? Guest Colby Martin joins to discuss this and more while we look at his book "The Shift."Connect with Colby: Instagram: colbymartinWebsite: colbymartinonline.com


29 Sep 2020

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How To Survive The Shift From Evangelicalism - Colby Martin


Colby is passionate about helping people come more alive. About seeing us wake up to the truth about who we really are: loved children of God. Some of the ways He does that is with his books: (UnClobber and The SHIFT). He also co-pastors a church, Sojourn Grace Collective, with his wife & co-hosts a podcast with his wife (The Kate and Colby Show). They are raising four sons: ages 15, 14, 10, & 8. He was raised conservative baptist, deconstructed for several years after leaving Bible College, & now has reconstructed a sort of post-evangelical progressive christianity. @colbymartin @laurendeleary @adam.budnick http://www.colbymartinonline.com


17 Aug 2020

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Shift Happens - With Colby Martin

Rethinking Faith

This week, Colby Martin discusses his latest work "The Shift: Surviving and Thriving after Moving from Conservative to Progressive Christianity." When Christians are kicked out of their conservative churches or leave because they no longer feel at home, they embark on a journey of freedom and fear, love and loneliness, empowerment and pain. The movement from conservative to progressive Christianity is a serious shift. Colby Martin has traversed this treacherous territory, survived its hardships, and is now turning around to share what he's learned. Colby has created a survival guide to help followers of Jesus navigate the strange and confusing landscape when shifting from conservative to progressive Christianity. His book will prepare progressive Christians (from long-time progressives to those just starting out) for the pitfalls awaiting them as they shift out of their conservative world, and it will equip them for a more abundant, thriving, and peace-filled spiritual life. RESOURCES:  The Shift: Surviving and Thriving after Moving from Conservative to Progressive Christianity (Book) Unclobber: Rethinking our Misuse of the Bible on Homosexuality (Book)  Colby's Website Sojourn Grace Collective: Colby's Church

1hr 21mins

15 Jul 2020