Guest Info/Bio:

Karen is a former public school teacher and attended Fuller Theological Seminary, where she studied theology and missiology. For the last 11 years, she has been a non-profit professional, currently working for World Relief, an organization that serves immigrants and refugees. She wrote a book about her own immigration story and the many immigrants found in the Bible: The God Who Sees: Immigrants, The Bible, and the Journey to Belong (Herald Press, May 2019). 

You can find her on Twitter and Instagram musing about theology: @_karenjgonzalez. Her writing can be found on the communal blogs: The Mudroom and The Salt Collective. She is a sought after speaker, who has written about and presented on a variety of topics, including spiritual formation, Latinx identity, race and culture, women in the church, the Enneagram, and immigration. She also has bylines in Sojourners, Christianity Today, The Christian Century, Christ and Pop Culture, and others.

(Selected) Guest Publications:

The God Who Sees: Immigrants, The Bible, and the Journey to Belong (Herald Press, May 2019).

Guest Social Media:

Twitter: @_karengonzalez

Instagram: @_karengonzalez 

Special Music By:

Jordy Searcy

Twitter: @jordysearcymusi

Facebook: @jordysearcymusic

Instagram: @jordysearcymusic   

Enjoy the music?

Songs heard on this episode were: “Explaining Jesus” & “Rosalyn” from the album, Dark in the City and the new single, “Better.”

You can find Jordy’s music on iTunes, Spotify, Apple Music, or anywhere good music is found.

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