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.


Freedom! Jesus Christ working in us and through us is freedom. It is freedom from self-centeredness, fear, hate, and isolation. Freedom looks good on you! In this episode, Melissa and Bishop Wright have a conversation about freedom and what it

First Love

When we make God our first love, God directs that love to the horizontal dimension. To people. Any vertical expression of love for God can be judged by the quality of our horizontal expression of love. That is why Dorothy


How do you worship God in your undoing? What a question to consider in our lives. Opening ourselves up to God and God’s purposes is on this path. In this episode, Melissa and Bishop Wright discuss this big question, what

New Goodness with Bishop Victor Atta-Baffoe

No one questions the challenges of the last 18+ months. Much has changed. And in change, there is also new goodness of God and new Good News to Share. In this episode, Bishop Wright has a conversation with special guest


Job is a hard-to-read book in the Bible. In it, we see a faithful person that has much taken away. Job’s health, family, and wealth to name a few. But through the story, we learn that Job never loses faith


We lament. We grumble. For the loss of life, livelihood, and normalcy. COVID has been tough. Real tough. Still, where would we be without Jesus? In this disease, and in this dis-ease, God will bring ease and well-being. In this


Moses’s mother didn’t give him up willingly but because she was forced to as an oppressed person under a brutal regime. Moses was entrusted to the basket. Entrusted to the water. Many correlate adoption with abandonment what what of the


Some pray to be placed on higher ground while others pray to be spared from a descent. Both have their place. But what about the level ground in our life with God? This place is one of understanding we are


Esther is a great story in the bible. In the story, it is clear God wants to see human agency taken up because God has decided to want us. God wants people to join God in God’s work! In this

Faithfulness with Dr. Gregory Ellison II

What do fidelity and faithfulness mean to you? And how does your faithfulness to God intersect with not giving up on neighbor? In this episode, Bishop Wright has a conversation with special guest Dr. Gregory C. Ellison II on the

Song of Solomon

Why do we struggle as people of faith to talk of human sexuality? Something that is good and is a gift from God! Grab your popcorn and check out the Song of Solomon. This biblical song takes the idea of


Real harm can come from the tongue. Jesus’ half-brother James’ argues that the tongue cannot be tamed, and it can even set things ablaze. So, how do we as people of faith deal with one another for the benefit of


God wants us to be wealthy! Not wealthy in material things but the wealth we life riches we receive when we live close to God. In Proverbs is says ” A good name is better than great riches, God’s favor

Both/And with The Rev. Natosha Reid Rice

In this special guest episode, Bishop Wright has a conversation with The Rev. Natosha Reid Rice on their journeys to belonging and self-love. Both bi-racial, both black in America, and both abandoned by their mothers, they share their stories of


It can be hard to tell someone how we are feeling. Naturally, most respond “fine” when asked. This just doesn’t cut it on most days. In this episode, Melissa and Bishop Wright discuss the rawness and emotional honestness of the


What fills you up on God? St. Paul reminds us to not be foolish in looking for answers or healing in the wrong places, but to be filled up on God and to do this by singing! To make melodies

God’s Major-ness

Peter was an eyewitness to the majesty of God, and it changed him. Another word for majesty is major-ness. In this episode, Melissa and Bishop Wright have a conversation of God’s majorn-ness; its display in nature, peace beyond understanding, and

A Story of Redemption with Lawrence Bell | Part 2 of 2

Redemption is an important theme in the Bible and in the world. It teaches us that people can come out of tough situations and that Good News can prevail. It can make brokenness new. In this episode, Bishop Wright continues

Justice Work with Chief Justice David E. Nahmias

There is no argument that the work of justice is hard, important, and meaningful. But how do lawyers and judges improve laws, and justice? In this episode, Bishop Wright talks with newly installed Georgia Supreme Court Chief Justice David E.