Interviews

How do our views of God and humanity affect the way we minister to others? What does it look like to respect someone else's humanity? These are questions we wanted to ask Beeson alumni who are working with people on the margins, those whom society and culture may deem unworthy, unlovable or a lost cause.

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Nic Seaborn and Ryan Kirkland
Kristen Padilla interviews Nic Seaborn and Ryan Kirkland about how our views of God and humanity affect the way we minister to others and what it looks like to respect someone else's humanity.
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Oleg Turlac
Kristen Padilla interviews Oleg Turlac about how our views of God and humanity affect the way we minister to others and what it looks like to respect someone else's humanity.
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Awon Shanglai
Kristen Padilla interviews Awon Shanglai about how our views of God and humanity affect the way we minister to others and what it looks like to respect someone else's humanity.
 
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Cecelia Walker
Kristen Padilla interviews Cecelia Walker about how our views of God and humanity affect the way we minister to others and what it looks like to respect someone else's humanity.
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Brian Keen
Kristen Padilla interviews Brian Keen about how our views of God and humanity affect the way we minister to others and what it looks like to respect someone else's humanity.
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Rebecca Graber Henderson
Kristen Padilla interviews Rebecca Graber Henderson about how our views of God and humanity affect the way we minister to others and what it looks like to respect someone else's humanity.
 
 

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