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“Midwives of culture for grace and truth.”

Welcome to Truth’s Table with Michelle Higgins, Christina Edmondson, and Ekemini Uwan. We are Black Christian women who love truth and seek it out wherever it leads us. We will share our perspectives on race, politics, gender, current events, and pop culture that are filtered through our Christian faith. So pull up a chair and have a seat at the table with us. Learn more at TruthsTable.com
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Enneagram Freestyle

Enneagram Freestyle

2019-08-1701:06:381

Y’all asked for an episode about the enneagram and we have delivered! In this episode, the midwives join the enneagram craze and do a little freestyle the Truth’s Table way. This episode concludes with a short bonus interview with the “Justice Doula” and enneagramista, Micky ScottBey Jones. Full access to our interview with Micky will ONLY be available to our Patrons. Make sure you become a patron today: https://www.patreon.com/TruthsTable
Black Girl Dreaming

Black Girl Dreaming

2019-08-1000:58:53

In this episode, Ekemini, Michelle, and Christina discuss what it means for Black girls to dream. Each of the women delve into their own childhood dreams, present dreams for their lives and dreams deferred. What does it mean for Black girls to yet have their dreams die due to external forces? What does it mean to have dreams lay dormant while standing in faith not knowing if your dreams will be realized? Pull up a chair, grab your tissues, and dare to dream alongside your sistas at the table!
Black Churchisms

Black Churchisms

2019-08-0300:49:57

In this episode, Ekemini, Michelle, and Christina talk about their favorite Black church sayings. Pull up a chair and get ready to cackle with the ladies of Truth’s Table.
In this episode, Ekemini and Christina sit down at the table with Mahogany Jones! Mahogany Jones is a lyrical force, is a recording and performance artist, arts educator, and US musical ambassador who’s served 18 countries to date.As a HipHop Soul artist she has shared stages with acts such as The Roots, India Arie, KEM, Moonchild, Royce da’5’9”, Lecrae, Rapsody, Kareem Riggins, and the like.Recently a TEDx Speaker, she was awarded as a 2018 Detroit Music Award’s Outstanding Rap MC, and is most noted as 4x undefeated BET’s 106&Park Freestyle Friday Battle Champion. Her latest album is “SugarWater”.
What is The Gospel?

What is The Gospel?

2019-07-2000:38:041

In this episode, Ekemini, Michelle, and Christina recorded a Truth’s Table Live episode in Grand Rapids, MI to kick off the inaugural Truth’s Table Retreat. The women of the table were retreating from foolishness and into the gospel. As is Truth’s Table’s custom, there is usually one episode that is explicitly theological and the women often pose a theological question and answer it in various ways. In this episode, Ekemini, Michelle, and Christina are answering the question: What is The Gospel? Pull up a chair and have a seat at the table!
In this episode, Ekemini preaches from Genesis 16:1-16 at CityPoint Church at their Inaugural Juneteenth Celebration Sunday. Pull up a chair, grab your Bible, and join her at the table! YouTube Video Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fuGIlLWjaqQ&feature=youtu.be
Ekemini, Christina, and Michelle were the featured guests at the Christian Reformed Church’s “Standing Against Racism” Event back in April 2019. In this episode, the women of Truth’s Table explain their antiracism pedagogy and the theological frameworks that undergird their approach. Pull up a chair and have a seat at the table with us!
Truth’s Table is introducing a new intermittent series entitled, “Black Woman Rising.” In this episode, Ekemini and Christina are joined by Rev. Sharon Risher to discuss her book For Such a Time as This. For anyone grappling with how to forgive the unforgivable, rebuild lives in the shadow of death, and hold on to sanity in the midst of hate, Rev. Risher’s story in For Such a Time as This will help you find your faith, and ultimately encourage and heal.Rev. Sharon Washington Risher was born and raised in Charleston, South Carolina. She earned a Masters of Divinity at Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary and served as Staff Chaplain and Trauma Specialist at Parkland Hospital and as Associate Pastor for Congregational Care at Rice Chapel AME Church in Dallas, TX. Since the Charleston massacre on June 17, 2015, in which she lost her mother, two cousins, and a childhood friend, Rev. Risher has been an advocate for revising gun laws, and is a spokesperson for the grassroots advocacy groups Everytown Survivor Network and Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America. She has appeared on CNN, BBC Radio, Good Morning America, and CBS and has been interviewed or written for Time, Marie Claire, Essence, Texas Monthly, Vogue, and VOX. Her advocacy work brought her to the White House, where she witnessed President Barack Obama sign executive orders pertaining to new gun laws. A sought-after speaker, Rev. Risher has shared her story of loss, forgiveness, racism and gun law reform with audiences across the United States. Pull up a chair and have a seat at the table with us! For more information, visit Chalice Press and follow Rev. Risher on Twitter.
In this episode, Christina and Ekemini are joined by Jemar Tisby to discuss his book, “The Color of Compromise.” Jemar (B.A. Notre Dame; Mdiv RTS Jackson) is the president of The Witness: A Black Christian Collective where he writes about race, religion, and culture. He is also the co-host of "Pass The Mic”, a podcast that amplifies dynamic voices for a diverse church. His writing has been featured in the The Atlantic, the Washington Post, CNN, Vox, and the New York Times. He has spoken nation-wide at conferences on racial justice, U.S. history, and the church. He is the author of The Color of Compromise: The Truth About the American Church’s Complicity in Racism. Jemar is a PhD candidate in History at the University of Mississippi studying race, religion and social movements in the 20th century. Follow him on Twitter @JemarTisby and purchase his book wherever books are sold. Pull up a chair and have a seat at the table with us!
In this episode, Ekemini, Michelle, and Christina discuss their racial identity development. When they knew they were black, how they knew, and what it means to be Black girls who became Black women. Pull up a chair, grab our teacup and have a seat at the table!
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faith bwire

And I've never cried like this before something has changed in me.... So inspired by all of you God is so good beyond words

May 16th
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vittoria violetta

This is THE podcast I was looking for🥰

Feb 5th
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Cara Hugo Meintjes Hartley

Another AMAZING episode... Christina you are so amazingly honest, you teach us how to be honest too

May 28th
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