Podcasts & Resources

The following are podcasts from various Adult Formation series offered at St. David’s.

August 13: “The Art of St. David’s” with Douglas MacLean

August 6: “Ordinary Objects in Ordinary Time: Porcelain Sculpture” with Ginger Geyer, local artist

July 30: “Spiritual Lessons from the Living Dead” with Dr. Greg Garrett

Immigration Series 
July 9: Bill Beardall, local attorney and Executive Director of the Equal Justice Center, “Immigration
July 16: “Songs in a Strange Land: Membership and Migration for a People Who Are Not Yet Home,” with Doug Harrison, Christian Ethicist
July 23: “Immigrants and Refugees in Austin: The Local Situation,” with Jennifer Long, Executive Director of Casa Marianella

June 4: Bishop Andy Doyle presents More on the Future of the Church.

Saint Series
May 21: Dr. Patricia Speier presents “In Search of Thomas Merton.”
May 28: Dr. Dan Joslyn-Siemiatkoski presents “Ignatius of Loyola and the Path of Discernment.”

Legacy Sunday, May 14:  John Hoskins looks at ways to give voice to your legacy and how to talk with adult children about your plans and desires.

Exploring the Sermon on the Mount Series
March 5:  The Rev. Dr. Margaret Aymer, Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary
This handout can be used as an additional resource for this discussion.

March 12: Joe Barry, MA
March 19: The Rev. Ron Smith
March 26: The Rev. Dr. Roger Paynter
April 2: Denise Muller, MPH, MAT

Ten Commandments Series
February 12 Dr. Song Park, Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary, Part 1
February 19: Rabbi Neil Blumofe, Congregation Agudas Achim, Part 2
February 26: Dr. Steve Bishop, Seminary of the Southwest, Part 3

February 5: The Rev. Becca Stevens presents Sunday morning in Crail Hall as part of our Eckhardt Mission Series.

February 4: The Rev. Becca Stevens presents two lectures, “The Corporeal Acts of Mercy:  How Love Heals,” as the guest speaker at our Eckhardt Mission Series.

January 29: Annual Meeting

January 22:St. David’s Vision: Looking Toward 2017-2019” by the Rev. Dr. Chuck Treadwell

January 15: “Prayer Book Practices in the Past” with Dr. Sharon Arnoult (Midwestern State University)
Recommended resources for this lecture series:
Prayer Book and People in Elizabethan and Early Stuart England by Judith Maltby
Being Protestant in Reformation Britain by Alec Ryrie

January 8: Dr. Nathan Jennings (SSW) discusses “What Does Liturgy Do?”

Three-part series on “Advent and Spiritual Authors.”
Pat 1: December 4: Dr. Greg Garrett discusses what we might learn about Advent from one of the most popular spiritual autobiographies of our era, Anne Lamott’s Traveling Mercies.
Part 2: December 11: We continue our three-part series called “Advent and Spiritual Authors.” Dr. Anthony Baker discusses “Teresa of Avila on Unconventional Prayer.”
Part 3: December 18:  We conclude our three-part series called “Advent and Spiritual Authors.” Roger Temme discusses “Henry Nouwen – From Wounded Healer to Wounded Prophet.”

November 20: The Rev. Ron Smith presents “The Moral Dimensions of Christian Expectation.”

November 6: The Rt. Rev. C. Andrew Doyle will discusses “Community Making: Evangelism and Service in a new Mission Age

Embracing Our Earth Series
October 9: Science, Christianity, and the Concept of Stewardship, by Genaro Lopez, Ph.D.
October 16: Contemplative Beekeeping, by Jason Minnix
October 23: Food Justice Means Environmental Justice, by Ronda Rutledge

The Four Faces of Jesus Series
September 11: Doug Harrison discusses Jesus in the Gospel of Mark
September 18: Dr. Margaret Aymer discusses Jesus in the Gospel of Matthew
September 25: The Very Rev. Dr. Durstan “Dusty” McDonald discusses Jesus in the Gospel of John
October 2: Dr. Brent Landau discusses Jesus in the Gospel of Luke

August 28: Listen to our One Church, One Book discussion with the Rev. Chuck Treadwell.

August 7 and 14: Join the Rev. Bill Wigmore for a two-week series on “The Role of Spirit in Addiction and Recovery.”
Part 1
Part 2
Recommended resources for this lecture series:
Book: Breathing Underwater, by Richard Rohr
Book: The War of the Gods in Addiction, by David E. Schoen
Caught Between the Devil and Deliverance
Letter from Bill Wilson to C.G. Jung

July 24: Brent Landau, “Jesus in Islamic Tradition

July 17: No podcast available.

July 10: Shehnaz Haqqani, “The Origins of Islam”

June 26: Depth Psychology & Acedia: The Search for Meaning in a Spiritual Desert with Lauren Morgan Wuest, MA, LMFT-A

June 19: “Depth Psychology and Spirituality” with Lauren Morgan Wuest, MA, LMFT-A

June 12: Dr. David Jensen presents  “Forgiveness.

June 5: Peter Hahn presents “Evangelism and Revolution in Colonial America.”


Listen to older podcasts by scrolling through the dates or searching the speaker’s name.