For people with bishop Rob Wright

For People, is a conversation with Bishop Rob Wright, spiritual leader to the more than 50,000 people in the 117 worshipping communities of the Episcopal Diocese of Atlanta, on his For Faith weekly devotional. In this podcast, Bishop Wright meets listeners at the crossroads of faith and life to explore the challenges of an ever-changing world. Listen in to find out how he expands on For Faith, drawing inspiration from the life of Jesus to answer 21st-century questions.

Family

In this episode, Melissa and Bishop Wright have a conversation about family, the patterns all of us experience, and how our walk with God starts at home.

Witnesses

In this episode, Melissa and Bishop Wright have a conversation about Jesus’ transfiguration, the response from the disciples, and what we can do with a glimpse of a mountaintop experience.

Kingdom with Luke Netto

Jesus tells the disciples the kingdom of heaven is like the smallest mustard seed that grows into a magnificent tree. When we step back from the notion that God only works through big miracles, we experience God’s Kingdom through the

Climbing Higher with The Very Rev. Dr. Horace Griffin

Melissa and The Very Rev. Dr. Horace Griffin have a conversation about freedom. They discuss freedom, its nuances in our country, and what Jesus says about treating others as ourselves. Listen in for the full conversation.

Words Matter with Canon Sally Ulrey

In this episode, Melissa and Sally have a conversation about God’s word, what God’s word teaches us about the power of our own words, and how we use our words to bring the kingdom a bit closer to earth.

Divine Diversity with The Rev. Laura Masteron

In this episode, Melissa and Laura have a conversation about diversity in our world, where kids hit the mark that adults might miss, and how we move towards embracing God’s diversity in the world.

Free

In this episode, Melissa and Bishop Wright have a conversation about freedom and Walter Brueggemann’s book The Prophetic Imagination. Listen in for the full conversation.

Enticed

Jeremiah saw his culture going the wrong direction, and he knew mature love demands that we love enough to see things as they are and give voice to those things as the redemptive love of God.

Old

In this episode, Melissa and Bishop Wright have a conversation about becoming old, growing in our capacity to listen no matter the age, and what we can learn from people of all ages.

Go

Melissa and Bishop Wright have a conversation around Abram’s faithfulness to say yes to God and to pick up and leave and GO. They discuss what it means to be sent and how it is counter-cultural to Americans.

Pauli Murray with Rosita Stevens-Holsey

In this episode, Bishop Wright has a conversation with Rosita Stevens-Holsey, the niece of Pauli Murray. They discuss Murray’s life, ministry, and the monumental contributions Murray made in advancing policy to bring justice to marginalized people. Listen in for the full conversation.

Uncertainty

What is uncertain in your life? Not the anxieties like if your team is going to win the big game, but the real uncertainty like worthiness, finances, and health. We can take them to our friend Jesus and he can give us the clarity that we need.

Accounting

In this episode, Melissa and Bishop Wright have a conversation about hope. They discuss as Christians the reason we hope, why some people fail to have hope, and ways that we see hope in our world. Listen in for the full conversation.

Learning to Be Brave with Bishop Mariann Edgar Budde

In this episode, Bishop Wright has a conversation with Bishop Mariann Edgar Budde, 9th Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Washington. They discuss her favorite bible stories, her experiences serving as Bishop in the nation’s capital, and why she wrote her new book How We Learn to Be Brave: Decisive Moments in Life and Faith.

New Ministry with The Rev. Edgar Otero

In this episode, Melissa has a conversation with The Rev. Edgar Otero. They discuss Edgar’s new ministry at St. Anthony’s, why the church is growing, and how experimentation leads to new things with God.

Emergence with Bishop Doug Scharf

In this episode, Melissa has a conversation with Bishop Doug Scharf of The Diocese of Southwest Florida. They discuss how he sees the resurrection, what is emerging in Christianity, and what might be emerging with the faithful in the diocese Bishop Scharf serves.

150th Episode Celebration

In 150 episodes, For People has been downloaded 200,000x in 5,000 cities, 100 countries, and all 50 states. It is in the top 10% of all Buzzsprout podcasts, our hosting site. In this episode, Melissa and Bishop Wright, have a conversation about the journey and what is to come with For People.

Why // Good Friday 2023

Jesus was lynched on a tree outside the city walls in front of his closest friends and mother. But there is no Easter Resurrection without Good Friday. In this episode, Melissa and Bishop Wright have a conversation about Good Friday and our own Good Fridays. Listen in for the full conversation.

Progress

Jesus rode a donkey into Jerusalem. He didn’t have to make this trip, he could have remained rural royalty, a potentate among the peasants. But, this donkey ride was the logical progression of his faith.

A Different Life

Lent is a season where we try to get our minds and behinds in line with God. It’s a chance to grow closer to God and let God do some work in us. This Lent, Bishop Wright is offering a 5-part video series themed Jesus Makes the Difference. This 5-part series is based on the Sunday lectionary of Lent and includes a reflection guide.