Joanna Lawrence Shenk is Associate Pastor at First Mennonite Church of San Francisco and co-producer of The Iconocast podcast. She is author of two books, "The Movement Makes Us Human: An Interview with Dr. Vincent Harding on Mennonites, Vietnam, and MLK.” (Wipf & Stock, 2018) and “Widening the Circle: Experiments in Christian Discipleship (Herald Press, 2011).
Currently she lives in San Francisco's Mission District with her family where she participates in local activism with Faith in Action Bay Area focused on creating a city where everyone belongs. She is committed to learning the history of the Bay Area and honoring the original peoples, including the Ramaytush, Tamien, Chochenyo, Karkin and Bay Miwok, who continue to care for the land today.
January 18th, 2021 | 52 mins 37 secs
As we inaugurate a new president, it's a good time to talk about important questions about change, activism, and dialogue. Joanna Lawrence Shenk joins us to discuss activism, getting to know our neighbors, and whether or not dialogue changes anything.