Humanize Me 122: Meet the filmmaker

Can documentary filmmaking tell us anything useful about how to live our lives? Are people worth listening to for their own sake? And when is that film about Bart and his dad Tony going to be released? These questions and others came up during Bart's chat with his friend John Wright, the Northern [...]

By | September 19th, 2016|Podcast|

Humanize Me 121: When the credit for your hard work goes to God instead

In this episode of Humanize Me, Bart reads a letter from a listener whose wife worked really hard over many months to get a coveted new job, only to have her mother attribute all her success to God instead. Bart responds. To get in touch with Bart yourself, contact him HERE!

By | September 12th, 2016|Podcast|

Humanize Me 120: What is a Reducetarian?

Bart chats with Brian Kateman of the Reducetarian Foundation about his mission to help reduce our meat consumption by encouraging people to simply eat less meat. This exciting new movement is composed of individuals who have committed to eating less red meat, poultry, and seafood, whatever the degree or the motivation. Not everyone [...]

By | August 30th, 2016|Podcast|

Humanize Me 119: How to initiate conversations

Here's a 20-minute episode from Bart Campolo on how to initiate conversations with people about life after religious belief, even when you live in the Bible Belt. During the episode Bart mentions the Radiolab episode here: From Tree to Shining Tree. Here’s a sample dinner invitation: Dear Jojo, This may seem strange, but for [...]

By | August 23rd, 2016|Podcast|

Humanize Me 118: One former Christian minister to another

Once in a while, we run into people who we have so much in common with, it's an instant connection and leads to a long conversation. This is one such conversation, between two well-known progressive Christian ministers who both stopped believing in God in recent years and left Christianity in public ways. Although [...]

By | August 17th, 2016|Podcast|

Humanize Me 117: How to live when you know life is finite

Your life is going to end someday. How do you live when you know life is finite? In this clip, Bart Campolo and Hemant Mehta talk about the moments of connection, awareness and sensation that make life worth living to its fullest. It starts with a question by Hemant, recorded for his own podcast last summer: [...]

By | August 8th, 2016|Podcast|

Humanize Me 116: Help! My husband is teaching my kids about Hell

A listener writes with a problem: she's an atheist but her husband is still a strongly committed Christian who is teaching their kids that, if they don't accept Christianity, they'll go to Hell. What does she do? Bart gives a response with advice for those in a similar situation: how to communicate, what [...]

By | August 2nd, 2016|Podcast|

Humanize Me 115: A secular humanist and a Christian agree on abolishing the death penalty

Shane Claiborne is an activist, author and Christian thinker who has recently authored a book advocating the abolition of the death penalty called Executing Grace. On this episode of the Humanize Me podcast, Bart chats with Shane about capital punishment as an issue, and what they see similarly and differently as they come [...]

By | July 25th, 2016|Podcast|

Humanize Me 114: Lessons from a street canvasser

What can we learn from encounters with strangers on the street? On this week's episode of Humanize Me, Roman Campolo stops in to talk about the experience of canvassing for Greenpeace on the streets of Los Angeles. Included in this one: The code of the streets and common acknowledgement between homeless people and [...]

By | July 11th, 2016|Podcast|

Humanize Me 113: I’m not sure I can call you that

Someone has an unusual request for Bart that shines a light on how important it is, when you're really committed to showing love and support for others, to change your mind sometimes. In this short episode of Humanize Me, Bart tells the story of what happened. How would you have handled this situation? [...]

By | July 4th, 2016|Podcast|