Podcast

A 40 Year Legacy: A Theology As Big As The City- Episode 40

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In this episode, Dave and Rick continue to discuss LF’s 40th anniversary and look back at key pieces of the LF theological framework. The conversation includes clips from Dr. Ray Bakke, a pivotal voice since LF’s early years, reflecting on why loving the city was not just important, but foundationally Christian. Listen here and send in any questions you would like answered to info@leadershipfoundations.org.

 

If you would like to hear more from Ray on this topic, click here to revisit Episode 9: Bible as Urban Book.

 


A 40 Year Legacy: The Founding Story- Episode 39

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In this episode, Dave and Rick continue their conversation about LF’s 40th anniversary. Together they discuss key moments, people, and ideas that contributed to the founding of the Pittsburgh Leadership Foundation in 1978. Complete with words from our founder Reid Carpenter, they look at how this moment in our history has continued to blossom in Pittsburgh and inspire the love and work of LF member cities around the world. Listen here and send in any questions you would like answered to info@leadershipfoundations.org.

 


A 40 Year Legacy- Episode 38

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In 2018, Leadership Foundations marks its 40th anniversary. In this episode, Dave and Rick discuss the importance of remembrance and set up our next podcast series which will explore significant events over the last 40 years that have brought us to where we are today and position the LF network for the next decades of impact. Listen here and send in any questions you would like answered to info@leadershipfoundations.org.

 


Eucharistic Leadership Review- Episode 37

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How does the Eucharist impact and shape leadership? In this episode, Dave and Rick look back on the last 10 months and our dive into the idea of Eucharistic leadership and its four movements- taken, blessed, broken, and given. Together they discuss the key questions and lessons that surfaced and the implications these have for our leadership and everyday lives.

 


Eucharistic Leadership: Given- Episode 36

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What is the purpose of being given and how does it impact leadership? In this episode, Dave and Rick talk with Jack Fortin, Chair of the Leadership Foundations Board and Senior Fellow at Augsburg College, about the importance of this action in Eucharistic leadership- being given for the sake of our community. They explore the idea of being given power so that we, individually and corporately, may give it away to others, thereby acting as servant leaders and establishing trustworthiness, which is central to giving.

 


Eucharistic Leadership Whispercast: Given- Episode 35

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How does power shape leadership? Can one lead without being in control? In this Whispercast, Dave and Rick dive into the fourth and final movement of Eucharistic Leadership, being given. Join them as they discuss how this notion can shape our leadership and move us to empower others. This sets up our next full-length episode where we will be joined by Jack Fortin, the Leadership Foundations Board Chair and Senior Fellow at Augsburg College. Listen here and send in any questions you would like answered to info@leadershipfoundations.org.

 


Eucharistic Leadership: Broken- Episode 34

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What if our identity is not wrapped up in getting it right or being perfect? In this episode, Dave and Rick talk with Kris Rocke (Executive Director of Street Psalms and LF Senior Associate) about his experience of the third movement of Eucharistic leadership, being broken. They dive into the experience of being broken and how our wounds can bear new seeds of life. This counter-intuitive movement is vital to transforming cities into playgrounds.

 


Eucharistic Leadership Whispercast: Broken- Episode 33

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What does brokenness have to do with leadership? In this episode, Dave and Rick introduce the third movement of Eucharistic leadership, being broken. They discuss how this counter-intuitive movement is vital to the vision of the city as playground. This sets up our next full length podcast where Rick and Dave talk with Kris Rocke (Executive Director of Street Psalms and LF Senior Associate) about his experience with this movement of Eucharistic leadership.

 

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Eucharistic Leadership: Blessed- Episode 32

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What does it mean to be blessed, even in the midst of life’s most challenging realities? In this episode, Dave and Rick talk with Sara Melchior (LF Network Relations and Development Associate) about her experience of the third movement of Eucharistic leadership, being blessed. You won’t want to miss this honest discussion between Sara, Dave, and Rick about the professional and personal experience of being blessed as a leader.

 


Eucharistic Leadership Whispercast: Blessed- Episode 31

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What does it mean to be blessed as a leader? In this Whispercast, Rick and Dave introduce the second movement of Eucharistic leadership, being blessed. They discuss Eucharistic leadership and how mercy and blessing come together as one lives into being blessed as a leader. This sets up our next full length podcast where Rick and Dave talk with Sara Melchior (LF Network Relations and Development Associate) about her experience with this movement of Eucharistic leadership.

 

Listen here and send in any questions you would like answered to info@leadershipfoundations.org.