310: How should we respond to the homeless?

When you're asked for money by a homeless person, or pass someone who appears to be homeless standing in a doorway or on a street corner, how should you respond? That's the topic addressed in this, the first of Humanize Me's regular Q&A episodes. Bart Campolo is joined by the podcast's producer John Wright to [...]

By | 2018-05-08T21:24:31+00:00 May 7th, 2018|Podcast|

308: Science Mike (Mike McHargue)

In this episode Bart talks (a lot) with new pal Mike McHargue, aka Science Mike, whose two podcasts, Ask Science Mike and The Liturgists (with Michael Gungor) are HUGE among the still-kinda-Christian-but-with-lots-of-questions crowd.  We don’t normally post anything this long, but so many of Science Mike’s listeners told him this was their favorite [...]

By | 2018-04-06T23:05:20+00:00 April 3rd, 2018|Podcast|

307: A chat with my dad about the film

It's here! For all of you who have been waiting patiently to see the documentary film Leaving My Father's Faith - capturing Bart's conversation with his dad Tony Campolo on the subject of his leaving Christianity - the film is streaming now on Amazon Prime Video and Vimeo On Demand. This week's episode is [...]

By | 2018-03-21T13:35:36+00:00 March 21st, 2018|Podcast|

306: A Conversation With Rabbi Daniel Bogard

Daniel Bogard is a Jewish rabbi who’s passionate about building bridges across faith and cultural borders.  He’s also a deep thinking, warm feeling, easy talking person with whom Bart has a terrific conversation about, well…a whole bunch of stuff. You can follow him on Twitter @ravbogard . If you enjoy the Humanize Me podcast [...]

By | 2018-03-15T22:58:17+00:00 March 14th, 2018|Podcast|

304: Ryan Bell – The New Humanist Chaplain at USC

Ryan Bell is a former pastor who became an atheist after spending a year without God as an experiment. He started and hosts the popular blog and podcast Life After God and is now both the National Organizing Manager for the Secular Student Alliance, as well as the new Humanist Chaplain at the [...]

By | 2018-02-16T04:17:20+00:00 February 16th, 2018|Podcast|

303: The Art Of An Apology

What does a real apology look like? What is the difference between remorse and regret? Between saying sorry and asking for forgiveness? In this episode, Bart talks about how to make an authentic apology and shares some stories from his own life that have shaped his own apologies. You can support Bart, his [...]

By | 2018-01-29T05:04:50+00:00 January 29th, 2018|Podcast|

302: What Happens When An Evangelical Megachurch Becomes LGBTQ+ Inclusive with Ryan Meeks

Ryan Meeks is the founding pastor of EastLake Community Church outside of Seattle, Washington. A couple of years ago, EastLake became one of the first evangelical megachurches in America to support full inclusion and affirmation of LGBTQ+ people. In the process, Ryan also transitioned out of evangelicalism.  The fallout was huge but still [...]

By | 2018-01-16T04:56:35+00:00 January 16th, 2018|Podcast|

301: Sammy Rangel’s turnaround from violent extremism

Sammy Rangel is a transformed man: a former far-right extremist who had a powerful change in his life and is now the Executive Director of Life After Hate, a nonprofit that works with 'radicalized' individuals in extremist movements and assists them in leaving the movements and reforming their lives (among other things). More [...]

By | 2018-01-04T22:34:41+00:00 January 4th, 2018|Podcast|