Kathy Maskell: God's Justice Smells Like Radical Mercy

Episode 28 July 13, 2022 01:19:05
Kathy Maskell: God's Justice Smells Like Radical Mercy
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Kathy Maskell: God's Justice Smells Like Radical Mercy
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Show Notes

In this episode of We Are Vineyard, Kathy Maskell shares her story of being raised by immigrant parents, and the twists and turns of her spiritual journey during her childhood and young adults years. She and Jay talk about different experiences of justice woven throughout her life, her eventual work with anti-human trafficking organizations, and what she’s learned about God’s heart for the poor. Kathy Maskell is the lead pastor at East Denver Vineyard. She joined the MHV staff in 2020 in the midst of a global pandemic. She also leads the Vineyard Justice Network and served on the Executive Board for Vineyard USA. Her heart for justice is shaped by her previous advocacy work with Love146 (an organization committed to ending child sex-trafficking), studying abolitionist movements, and creating intentional spaces for deep conversation and meaningful action for biblical justice. Kathy was raised by Buddhist parents and came to faith while earning a degree in English from the University of Chicago and went on to get an M.S. Ed from City College (CUNY), and an M.Div. in systematic theology at Union Theological Seminary (NYC). She and her husband, Caleb, co-planted the Elm City Vineyard and have two children, Josiah and Emmanuelle. Some of her favorite things to do right now are exploring her new city for awesome museums and the tastiest breakfast places for dates. Show Notes: Sign up for a regional gathering near you! https://vineyardusa.org/events/ Jars of Clay- Flood (Lift Me Up) https://bit.ly/3c9mn4X Love 146 https://love146.org Rich Christians in an Age of Hunger by Ronald J. Snider https://amzn.to/3nYXKKI East Denver Vineyard https://www.eastdenvervineyard.org/ Vineyard Justice Network https://vineyardjusticenetwork.org The Gospel With the Poor: VJN's First Publication https://bit.ly/3c8RmOh Socials: Vineyardusa.org @vineyardusa FB for Kathy: Facebook.com/kathymaskell IG for East Denver Vineyard: @eastdenvervineyard IG for Vineyard Justice Network: @vineyardjustice

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