Podcast 2020-07-07T12:19:14-06:00


Conversation with Safiyah Fosua

January 11th, 2021|

Best of 2020

December 13th, 2020|

Conversation with Luther Smith

November 9th, 2020|

Conversation with Rev. M Barclay

October 12th, 2020|

Conversation with Lanecia Rouse

September 14th, 2020|

A Conversation with Amos Disasa

August 10th, 2020|

A Conversation with Amy Stroup

August 3rd, 2020|

A Conversation with Ben Boswell

July 8th, 2020|

A Conversation with Amy Steele & Sophia Agtarap

July 6th, 2020|

A Conversation with Frank Rogers

July 2nd, 2020|

A Conversation with Amy Oden

July 2nd, 2020|

A Conversation with Roger Owens

July 2nd, 2020|

A Conversation with Elaine Heath

July 2nd, 2020|

A Conversation with Dan Wolpert

July 2nd, 2020|

A Conversation with Lisa Yebuah

July 2nd, 2020|

A Conversation with Victor Perez

April 12th, 2020|

Rooted in Love: A Conversation with Marjorie Thompson

March 16th, 2020|

Conversation with Leaders of The Academy

February 18th, 2020|

The Breath of God

December 3rd, 2019|

Spirituality and Embodiment

November 4th, 2019|

Growing in God’s Love

October 3rd, 2019|

Creativity, Writing, and Spiritual Practice in a Divided World

August 28th, 2019|

Paying Attention: Ignatian Spiritual Practice

July 31st, 2019|

Summer Throwbacks

July 22nd, 2019|

The Way of Wisdom

June 18th, 2019|

The Liturgy of the Psalms

May 11th, 2019|

Walking Gently on the Ground of Experience

April 4th, 2019|

Nurturing and Enhancing Life

March 11th, 2019|

The Word of God in Me

February 11th, 2019|

One Breath at a Time

January 14th, 2019|

Honoring Our Ancestors

December 10th, 2018|

Love In Action

November 9th, 2018|

  • Johnny Sears and Parker Palmer

Spiritual Friendship & Shared Vocation

October 15th, 2018|

Hospitality as a Spiritual Practice

September 1st, 2018|

Bearing Witness

August 13th, 2018|

  • Pilgrim

The Pilgrim’s Path

July 18th, 2018|

Healing and Wholeness

June 27th, 2018|

  • Sunbeams Over Mountains

Radical Ordinariness

June 8th, 2018|

  • Glasses Resting on a Bible

Secular and Sacred: Prayer and Spirituality in a Postmodern World

May 14th, 2018|

Growing in God’s Love

April 9th, 2018|

Spiritual Podcasts

“The Academy for Spiritual Formation is the finest and most comprehensive, ecumenical non-degree program in spiritual formation in this country.”

Rev. Marjorie J. Thompson, Teacher, retreat leader, and author of SoulFeast: An Invitation to the Christian Spiritual Life

“The Academy experience is one of sacred time and sacred space with a sacred process of coming to self, others, and God.”

Luther Smith, Professor Emeritus of Church and Community, Emory University

“The Academy is a beautiful example of the reconfiguring of Protestantism. It’s the kind of thing I would hope to see happening more.”

Phyllis Tickle, Founding editor of the Religion Department of Publishers Weekly and a leading authority on religion in America.

“The Academy gets to the heart of the church.”

Rev. Trevor Hudson, South African pastor, Upper Room Books author, and international retreat leader.

“The Academy has been a gift of time and space to learn how to be sustainable in ministry. There I could drink deeply from the well and be filled and discover once again that God’s grace is sufficient.”


“Jesus saved my life, but The Academy saved my ministry.”

Ruben Ortiz, Pastor

“The Academy for Spiritual Formation gave me the space, the time, the support, and the model I needed to learn again that God loves me deeply. This is my true story, and The Academy helped me discover it.”

Kristen Vincent, Upper Room Books author and Academy alum

“The Academy provides one of the most holistic programs of spiritual nurture available today.”

Robert Mulholland, Seminary professor and author of Shaped by the Word

“The Academy offers a structured, supportive community in which Christians can learn Christian history as a resource for their own spiritual growth in the love of God and neighbor, take risks spiritually, and find the courage to submit to God for healing the very parts of themselves they most reject. I am committed to support it.”

Roberta Bondi, Seminary faculty and author of To Love as God Loves and Wild Things