Disruptive Peacemakers

John Williams & Erin Takeuchi

Disruptive Peacemakers is a podcast that features interviews with interesting people who are committed to anti-racism, racial justice and racial reconciliation. Our guests will be a mix of people who have in-depth knowledge and experience working in this area and everyday people who are at various stages on the journey toward authentic peacemaking and reconciliation. The conversations will center around how to disrupt and shatter racist strongholds in the Christian Church through the biblical discipline of peacemaking. We’ve embraced the definition of peacemaking from the Book of Common Prayer, A Liturgy for Ordinary Radicals which states “Peacemaking doesn’t mean passivity. It is the act of interrupting injustice without mirroring injustice, the act of disarming evil without destroying the evildoer, the act of finding a third way that is neither fight nor flight but the careful, arduous pursuit of reconciliation and justice.” read less


Disruptive Potluck: What are you bringing to the table?
Disruptive Potluck: What are you bringing to the table?
Episode 3: Disruptive Potluck: What are you bringing to the table?“Asians are not the virus and Black people are not the villains. Our issue is not with each other it’s with the system of white supremacy."Dr. Joyce del RosarioThis week we talk about “disruptive potluck” with our guest Dr. Joyce Del Rosario! As violence against Asian Americans continues to grow into 2021, Dr. Joyce talks about the upsurge in hatred, racism and violence against the Asian American community. She explains how Asian Americans are often used as a wedge in the black white racial binary through the use of the model minority myth and through invisibility. This binary causes people not to see how Asian Americans show up for justice for black folks. Finally, she talks about “potluck theology” and the importance for everyone to show up fully at the “table”.Book Recommendations:Minor Feelings: An Asian American Reckoning, by Cathy Park HongWomanist Midrash: A Reintroduction To The Women Of The Torah And The Throne, by Wilda GafneyPBS Documentary: Asian Americans - produced by Renee Tajima-Peña https://www.pbs.org/show/asian-americans/Inheritance Magazine (https://www.inheritancemag.com/) The Model Minority Myth and the Wedge Between Black and White America [Updated], by Kenji https://www.inheritancemag.com/stories/the-model-minority-myth-and-the-wedge-between-black-and-white-americaReclaim Magazine by the Asian American Christian Collaborative (https://www.asianamericanchristiancollaborative.com/articles)Contact info:Website: https://www.joycedelrosario.com/Twitter: @prayingpilipino