The FāVSForward Podcast
FāVS Forward: Conversations, Emerging Church and 4th of July

FāVS Forward: Conversations, Emerging Church and 4th of July

July 3, 2020

In this episode of FāVS Forward, John VanderWalker, Community of Christ Inland West Mission Center president, talks about the history of his faith and the future of it, which right now includes virtual church, camps and reunions.

On this Fourth of July weekend, he also talked about the importance of listening to others stories, as a way to heal divisions across the nation.

FāVS Forward: Resiliency of Seniors

FāVS Forward: Resiliency of Seniors

June 27, 2020

In this episode of FāVS Forward, we speak to the director of a social service agency. Neal Schindler, director of Spokane Area Jewish Family Services talks about how this small agency is serving its community and preparing for a hopeful Spokane Jewish Film Fest in a few months.

FāVS Forward: Together When We’re Apart

FāVS Forward: Together When We’re Apart

June 20, 2020

The Rev. Gen Heywood is past of Veradale United Church of Christ and the founder of Faith Leaders and Leaders of Conscience of Eastern Washington and North Idaho. In this episode of FāVS Forward she talks about how both organizations are gathering virtually, the power of prayer and her passion for interfaith work.

FāVS Forward: Express Love In New Ways

FāVS Forward: Express Love In New Ways

June 12, 2020

Rev. Roger Hudson of Covenant United Methodist Church says it's time to re-think things in the Christian church, because sometimes, we get stuck in a rut. His congregation is connecting virtually, in the time of COVID-19, but is finding ways to practice creation care even now.

FāVS Forward: Whole Different Animal

FāVS Forward: Whole Different Animal

June 6, 2020

In this episode of FāVS Forward Rev. Chris Snow of North Hill Christian Church talks about church life during COVID-19, noting that his congregation recognizes their responsibility to consider the health of others.

FāVS Forward: Focus On Today

FāVS Forward: Focus On Today

May 30, 2020

Rev. Melissa Opel of The Spokane Buddhist Temple talks about how congregations from Buddhist Churches of America are coming together during COVID-19 to provide worship and educational resources to those who can't attend church or temple because of stay at home restrictions.

FāVS Forward: Full Life Cycle

FāVS Forward: Full Life Cycle

May 22, 2020

With technology, since the pandemic Rabbi Tamar Malino of Temple Beth Shalom and Congregation Emanu-El congregations in Spokane has presided over Bar and Bat Mitvahs as well as funerals. In this episode of FāVS Forward she talks about how her congregations are coming together in this time.

FāVS Forward: When Life Gives You Lemons

FāVS Forward: When Life Gives You Lemons

May 15, 2020

Joe Wittwer has been pastor of Life Center for 42 years and is passing the baton to his son, Mike. In this episode he talks about what his time in ministry had taught him, and how it's prepared him for the pandemic.

FāVS Forward: A Hope Filled People

FāVS Forward: A Hope Filled People

May 8, 2020

Pastor Miles Rohde of Redemption Spokane talks about how his church is responding biblically to the Coronavirus, and how they're adapting to technology during the pandemic.

FāVS Forward: Reflections and Hope

FāVS Forward: Reflections and Hope

May 1, 2020

Rev. Deb Conklin is a United Methodist pastor in Spokane. During COVID-19, she's found a a variety of ways to reach her community, including blogging and vlogging.