Face2Face with David Peck

Wendy talks with David Peck on Face2Face about shame, guilt, principled pluralism and the walking wounded. She considers how many of us have been socialized to feel disgust for the other and touch on how secrets breed toxicity and ultimately cover up truth and justice.

WikiGod Podcast Interview (part 2)

It’s something the church has been talking a whole heck of a lot about in the past few years, whether it’s behind the scenes in policy meetings or out front in the media. Same-sex marriage. Partnered gay men and women who are committed Jesus-followers. Married, faithful gay couples loving and serving in the church. And every one…

WikiGod Podcast Interview (part 1)

WikiGod Podcaster Mark sits down with Wendy for a two-part conversation. This week in Part 1, Wendy talks about some of the major influences that affected her awareness about the legacy of New Direction as she took the role of Executive Director in 2002. It’s a fascinating and highly relevant account of her listening, feeling uncomfortable, being unexpectedly welcomed, meeting undeniable grace, and becoming a beacon of hope for Christians accustomed to being marginalized and hiding in the shdows.

MennoNerds Interview

Recently Wendy, Beth, and Danice had the chance to chat with MennoNerd moderator, Jennifer Yoder. It was a fantastic conversation about sexuality in the church, LGBT issues, safe spaces, and other topics.

Check out MennoNerds and watch the video here.

Nomad Podcast Interview

Recently Wendy had the chance to be featured on the Nomad Podcast.

Nomad Podcast is an chance to explore Christian community, mission and the future of the church. Join two ordinary pilgrims as they stumble through the post-Christendom wilderness, looking for signs of hope.

Listen to the episode (podcast) and find out more about Nomad here.

(Full link: http://www.podcastchart.com/podcasts/nomad-podcast/episodes/nomad-77-wendy-vanderwal-gritter-same-sex-relationships-and-how-to-lovingly-disagree)