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Be the Bridge Podcast with Latasha Morrison

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LATASHA MORRISON is a New York Times Best Selling author, ECPA Book of the year 2021, bridge-builder, reconciler, and a compelling voice in the fight for racial justice. In 2016, she founded Be the Bridge, a non-profit organization equipping more than 1,000 sub-groups across five countries to serve … read more

65 Episodes | 2020 - 2022

Be the Bridge 248 - Sixth Birthday - Impact: Local Church

June 28th, 2022

42:21

It is important in this bridge-building work to be reminded of the good being done on a local level. So for this episode, guest host Dr. Will Gravely is joined by three women who are leading and reproducing Be the …

Happy Father's Day from That Sounds Fun Network!

June 19th, 2022

24:20

Happy Father's Day from That Sounds Fun Network & Be the Bridge! Today we have a special bonus episode to share with you celebrating dads & all we love about them. In this episode, hosts from all different That …

Be The Bridge Juneteenth 2022 - Rasool Berry

June 17th, 2022

49:57

Description: What is the significance of Juneteenth becoming a national holiday? How should we celebrate Juneteenth? What are the links between faith …

Best of Be The Bridge Juneteenth 2021 - Dr. Claudia May

June 16th, 2022

1:12:19

Description: In this special bonus episode that you will not want to miss, Be the Bridge founder Latasha Morrison talks with Dr. Claudia May. Along with being a professor and the Director of the Reconciliation Studies …

Be The Bridge 247 - Be The Bridge Sixth Birthday - "The Heartbeat" BTB Groups

June 14th, 2022

53:14

As we celebrate the sixth birthday of Be the Bridge, we are peering into the heartbeat of the organization: Be the Bridge Groups. 

Be the Bridge groups. Guest podcast host Dr. Will Gravely connects with two Be the …

Be The Bridge 246 - Dr. Anita Phillips

May 31st, 2022

1:11:44

Description:
In the midst of so much tragedy and so much to lament after weeks of white supremacy raging through racial terrorism and gun massacres, Latasha Morrison spoke with trauma therapist Dr. Anita Phillips for a …

Be The Bridge 245 - Pastor David Swanson: Rediscipling the White Church

May 17th, 2022

1:15:31

If you’ve ever wondered about the term and concept of whiteness, if you’ve ever wondered how there can be such differences between white Christians and Black Christians, if you’ve ever wondered about how reconciliation …

Be The Bridge 244 - Take it to the Bridge - Glocal Worship with Aisea Taimani

May 3rd, 2022

1:19:44

Music has the power to transform and transcend; it can build bridges and recognize intersections. Tongan American creative artist, Aisea Taimani’s honest music does just that. Listen in as he discusses glocal worship …

Be The Bridge 243 - Take It To The Bridge: BTB Youth and University

April 19th, 2022

56:26

Description: If you want to see hope in action, just take a look at our youth! Here at Be the Bridge, we are passionate about equipping and empowering students to step forward in the work of racial healing, racial …

Be The Bridge 242 - LEVERAGE your voice for RESTORATION Durwood Snead

April 5th, 2022

54:38

Description:  This conversation between Latasha Morrison and Durwood Snead shines light on a restorative work being done in one local community. It highlights a beginning concept of how to make amends, a beginning work …

Be The Bridge 241 - w/Dorena Williamson "Crowned With Glory"

March 22nd, 2022

1:08:42

Description: Celebrate Black girl magic with this episode of the Be the Bridge podcast! Author, bridge builder, and speaker, Dorena Williamson joins host Latasha Morrison to talk about her latest children’s book, …

Be The Bridge Ep 240 w/Pastor Michael Phillips "Wrong Lanes Have Right Turns"

March 8th, 2022

1:35:42

Description: If you need to hear the story of a miracle to encourage your faith and to persevere in the work of justice, listen to this interview with Pastor Michael Phillips as he shares his incredible journey of …

Be The Bridge 239 - Black History: Education with Benjamin Wills

February 22nd, 2022

1:08:14

Description: In this hope-filled conversation, Latasha Morrison and Benjamin Mills focus on what it looks like for students, families, and …

Be The Bridge 238 - Black Church History with Dr. Will Gravely

February 8th, 2022

1:06:49

Description: Scholar, leader, professor, and pastor Dr. Will Gravely joins Latasha Morrison on this episode of the Be the Bridge podcast for a …

Be The Bridge 237 - Take it to the Bridge: Transracial Adoption

January 25th, 2022

1:08:48

Description: On this episode of the Be the Bridge podcast, founder and host Latasha Morrison is joined by Tiffany Henness and Gina Fimbel to discuss adoption. They talk about the importance of centering adoptee voices …

Be The Bridge 236 - Eugene Cho

January 11th, 2022

1:10:48

Description: Why do politics matter? Why should Christians be engaged in politics? Is social justice compatible with the gospel? Pastor Eugene Cho …

Best of Be The Bridge 211 with Rich Villodas

December 28th, 2021

31:28

Description: This episode brings together Be the Bridge founder Latasha Morrison with Pastor, Author, and thought leader Rich Villodas. Rich is the Brooklyn-born lead pastor of New Life Fellowship Church, which happens …

Be The Bridge Christmas 2021 (Audio Only)

December 21st, 2021

1:05:10

Description: In this fun holiday episode, Founder and Podcast host Latasha Morrison chats with her friend and Be the Bridge’s Director of Programs, …

Be The Bridge Christmas 2021 (Video)

December 21st, 2021

1:00:01

Description: In this fun holiday episode, Founder and Podcast host Latasha Morrison chats with her friend and Be the Bridge’s Director of Programs, …

Best of Be The Bridge 208 - with Beth Moore

December 15th, 2021

34:18

Description: This episode brings together Be the Bridge founder Latasha Morrison and bestselling author, evangelist, and Bible teacher Beth Moore as they talk about racial reconciliation in the Christian faith. Beth …

Best of Be The Bridge 209 - CRT (Critical Race Theory) Why is this a repeat of history? with Dr. Christina Edmondson & Jemar Tisby

November 30th, 2021

34:18

Description: This episode brings together Be the Bridge founder Latasha Morrison with two scholars, Dr. Christina Edmondson Ph.D., and Doctoral …

Best of Be the Bridge 201 - How It All Began! (Part 1) Jennie Allen

November 16th, 2021

24:53

This is a throwback to when Latasha Morrison and Jennie Allen talked about the beginning of their friendship journey.

To learn more about how the …

Be The Bridge 235 - Dominique Gilliard (Repost)

November 2nd, 2021

1:14:24

Description: You do not want to miss this episode with Dominique DuBois Gilliard! Dominique explains why the church must be at the forefront of …

Be The Bridge 235 - Dominique Gilliard

October 19th, 2021

1:14:24

Description: You do not want to miss this episode with Dominique DuBois Gilliard! Dominique explains why the church must be at the forefront of …

Be The Bridge 234 - Megan B. Brown

October 5th, 2021

1:04:18

Description: Megan B. Brown joins Latasha Morrison on this episode of the Be the Bridge podcast. Megan’s unique perspective as a woman of color, …

Be The Bridge - 233 Eric Mason

September 21st, 2021

1:14:55

Description: In this episode of the Be the Bridge Podcast, Dr. Eric Mason joins Latasha for a deep conversation surrounding deconstruction, biblical …

Be The Bridge 232 - Be the Bridge Facebook Ministry Group

September 7th, 2021

1:26:05

Description: The Be the Bridge Facebook Ministry group was formed in 2020 and is a place for those in leadership in the church to lean into the conversation of racial righteousness. It provides a courageous space for …

Be The Bridge 231 - Ellie Holcomb

August 24th, 2021

1:33:18

Description: Ellie Holcomb is a singer-songwriter and author based in Nashville, TN who joins Latasha Morrison on this episode to discuss her …

Be The Bridge 230 - Jamie Ivey

August 10th, 2021

1:21:37

Description: 
Jamie Ivey is an author and speaker, talk show host, and the popular podcast host of The Happy Hour with Jamie Ivey. She joins Be the …

Be The Bridge 229 - Stephanie Williams O’Brien

July 27th, 2021

1:09:48

Description: Pastor Stephanie Williams O’Brien joins Be the Bridge founder Latasha Morrison on the podcast for a conversation surrounding the …

Be The Bridge 228 - Stephen Satterfield

July 13th, 2021

1:02:06

Description: In this episode of the Be the Bridge podcast, founder Latasha Morrison is joined by Stephen Satterfield, host of the critically acclaimed Netflix docuseries “High on the Hog.” Since 2007, Stephen …

Be The Bridge 227 - Sam Acho

June 29th, 2021

1:14:50

Description: After playing nine years in the NFL, Sam Acho is a writer, motivational speaker, and humanitarian. He joins Be the Bridge founder Latasha Morrison on the podcast to share his story. They discuss his …

Be The Bridge Juneteenth 2021 - Dr. Claudia May

June 18th, 2021

1:15:09

Description: In this special bonus episode that you will not want to miss, Be the Bridge founder Latasha Morrison talks with Dr. Claudia May. Along with being a professor and the Director of the Reconciliation Studies …

Be The Bridge 226 - Leading a Be the Bridge Group with Andrea Middleton and Margo Yoder

June 15th, 2021

1:19:40

Description: Take a look inside the lives of two co-leaders of a Be the Bridge group in this episode of the Be the Bridge podcast hosted by founder Latasha Morrison. Latasha is joined by Andrea Middleton and Margo Yoder …

Be The Bridge 225 - with Lecrae

June 1st, 2021

42:43

Description: 
In this episode of the Be the Bridge podcast, our founder, Latasha Morrison, has a conversation with world-renowned and multi-platinum …

Be The Bridge 224 - Take It to the Bridge with Latasha Morrison (Part 2)

May 18th, 2021

1:03:18

Description: This is Part 2 of our “Take It to the Bridge” series with founder Latasha Morrison! Latasha is back on the other side of the mic as …

Be The Bridge 223 - Take It to the Bridge with Latasha Morrison (Part 1)

May 4th, 2021

42:18

Description: Founder Latasha Morrison is finally back on the podcast in the first episode of the “Take It to the Bridge” series, but this time she’s on the other side of the mic! Tandria Potts returns as guest host and …

Be The Bridge 222 - How Bridge-Building Is Exported Through Training (Part 2) with Mariah Humphries, Gina Fimble and Sean Watkins

April 20th, 2021

1:07:34

Description

If you use terminology like “colorblind” to show your racial and cultural compassion and understanding, this episode is tailored for you. …

Be The Bridge 221 - How Bridge-Building Is Exported Through Training (Part 1) with Mariah Humphries and Tania Mirón

April 6th, 2021

26:10

Description

Often, in the racial reconciliation space, progress and healing are brought about through small groups.  Another effective tool in the …

Be The Bridge 220 - She’s the Bridge (Part 2) with Morgan Harper Nichols

March 23rd, 2021

42:30

Description:

In this continuation of our “She’s the Bridge’' series, guest host Faitth Brooks talks with artist Morgan Harper Nichols about the …

Be The Bridge 219 - She’s The Bridge (Part 1) with Vivan Mabuni

March 9th, 2021

41:02

Often discussions on race in America are limited to a black and white binary.  Since the rise of the Covid-19 virus, hate crimes have been on the rise against the AAPI (Asian American Pacific Islander) community.  If …

Be The Bridge 218 - COVID-19: The Process After Losing a Loved One with Dr. Debbie Stevens

February 23rd, 2021

26:30

We’re back for a new season! In this episode of the Be the Bridge podcast, our Director of Programs and Innovation, Faitth Brooks, discusses the impacts of the pandemic with Debbie Stevens, a registered psychiatric …

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February 2nd, 2021

3:21

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Be The Bridge 217 - 2020 Highlights (Part 2)

January 19th, 2021

13:23

Description: Our Be The Bridge Podcast team curated highlights from some of our most popular Be The Bridge Podcasts of 2020. These highlights will …

Be The Bridge 216 - 2020 Highlights (Part 1) with Beth Moore, Christina Edmondson, and Jemar Tisby

January 5th, 2021

14:12

Description: Our Be The Bridge Podcast team curated highlights from some of our most popular Be The Bridge Podcasts of 2020. These highlights will …

Be The Bridge 215 - A Christmas Conversation with Kim Fields (Bonus Conversation with Lyn Sisson-Talbert)

December 22nd, 2020

45:46

Description:  When it comes to Christmas Classics Jimmy Stewart’s “It’s A Wonderful Life” and “Home Alone” starring Macaulay Culkin may come to mind. …

Be The Bridge 214 - Navigating Music and Ministry as Influencers in Multi-ethnic and Multicultural Spaces with Montell and Kristin Jordan

December 8th, 2020

46:57

Description: If you’ve heard the party anthem “This Is How We Do It” then you know something about the popular artist, singer, songwriter, and …

Be The Bridge 213 - Athletes & Activism with Justin Holiday

November 24th, 2020

51:42

Description: In the volatile year of 2020 we’ve seen uprisings that have spurred tense feelings and emotions causing Christians to be split on issues …

Be The Bridge 212 - Transition in Proximity to Whiteness with Dante Stewart

November 10th, 2020

36:33

Description: In this episode, Latasha talks with writer and speaker Dante Stewart about his experiences with assimilation in predominantly white institutions, including his time as a cornerback at Clemson University and …

Be The Bridge 211 - Racial Reconciliation through the lens of Diversity with Rich Villodas

October 27th, 2020

34:00

Description: This episode brings together Be the Bridge founder Latasha Morrison with Pastor, Author, and thought leader Rich Villodas. Rich is the Brooklyn-born lead pastor of New Life Fellowship Church, which happens …

Be The Bridge 210 - Christians and The Third Space: Voting, Justice, and Righteousness with Kathryn Freeman, Jenny Yang, and Michael Wear

October 13th, 2020

59:28

Description: This episode brings together faith leaders Kathryn Freeman, Jenny Yang, and Michael Wear to discuss a hot button issue-civic engagement for American Christians.  We'll hear from each of them about what it …

Be The Bridge 209 - CRT (Critical Race Theory) Why is this a repeat of history? with Dr. Christina Edmondson & Jemar Tisby

September 29th, 2020

59:06

Description: This episode brings together Be the Bridge founder Latasha Morrison with two scholars, Dr. Christina Edmondson Ph.D., and Doctoral …

Be The Bridge 208 - Faith Leaders Raising their Voice with Beth Moore

September 15th, 2020

31:51

Description: This episode brings together Be the Bridge founder Latasha Morrison and bestselling author, evangelist, and Bible teacher Beth Moore as they talk about racial reconciliation in the Christian faith. Beth …

Be The Bridge 207 - Biracial with Shannon Doyle Bell & LeTesha Wheeler

September 1st, 2020

30:41

In this episode of the Be the Bridge podcast, founder Latasha Morrison speaks with TV Producer and “Mixed Life ATL” podcast host Shannon Doyle Bell, as well as author LeTesha Wheeler, about their experiences as biracial …

Be The Bridge 206 - Leaders of Color – Latinx with Dr. Elizabeth Rios

August 18th, 2020

41:22

In this episode of the Be the Bridge podcast, founder Latasha Morrison talks with minister, writer, speaker, and consultant Dr. Elizabeth Rios. They …

Be The Bridge 205 - Leaders of Color with Jo Saxton

August 4th, 2020

50:16

In this episode, Latasha and Jo Saxton talk about barriers to leadership for women of color, the importance of leveraging opportunities for the sake …

Be The Bridge 204 - What Can Solidarity Look Like Among People of Color? (Part 2) with Andrea Smith

July 21st, 2020

49:38

In this episode of the Be the Bridge podcast, Latasha speaks with Andrea Smith, author and co-founder of INCITE! about solidarity among people of …

Be The Bridge 203 - What Can Solidarity Look Like Among People of Color? (Part 1) with Lisa Sharon Harper

July 7th, 2020

54:27

In this episode of the Be the Bridge podcast, founder Latasha Morrison and public theologian Lisa Sharon Harper discuss the implications of America’s …

Be the Bridge 202 - How It All Began! (Part 2)

June 23rd, 2020

53:01

In Part 2 of "How It All Began!", Latasha Morrison and Susan Seay talk about the beginning of their BTB and how Susan played a part in its formation. 

To learn more about how the bridge started, purchase the Be the …

Be the Bridge 201 - How It All Began! (Part 1)

June 9th, 2020

39:56

Latasha Morrison and Jennie Allen talk about the beginning of their friendship journey.

To learn more about how the bridge started, purchase the Be …

Interview with Don and Susan McLaughlin

May 26th, 2020

1:08:28

Interview with Don and Susan McLaughlin, and Stephen Maxwell, on Don's book "Love First: Ending Hate before It's Too Late" and how they implement BTB groups at their church.

This was a recorded interview from 2018.

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Interview with Matthew Horace

May 12th, 2020

27:41

Interview with Matthew Horace, author of "The Black and The Blue: A Cop Reveals the Crimes, Racism, and Injustice in America's Law Enforcement".

This was a recorded interview from 2019.

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Awakening to Whiteness

April 28th, 2020

1:03:18

In this episode, Latasha Morrison speaks with pastor and author Daniel Hill about his abrupt awakening to whiteness at the age of 24 and the implications of being a white man in America. Latasha and Daniel explore the …

Raising Your Voice with Kathy Khang

April 14th, 2020

59:00

Latasha Morrison, founder of Be the Bridge, interviews activist and author Kathy Khang about practical ways to raise your voice in real life, the difference between disruption and discernment, and troublemaking for the …

Rethinking Incarceration with Dominique Gilliard

March 31st, 2020

1:10:07

In this episode, Latasha Morrison interviews author Dominique Gilliard about his book Rethinking Incarceration: Advocating for Justice that Restores.

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