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You may enjoy my follow up podcast — Consortio Dei — where I interview spiritual leaders about their rhythms for self care and formation.

Mandy Smith

Image-3_2Mandy Smith is our conversation partner this week as she discusses her unexpected journey to being a lead pastor, the shortage of good examples to learn from for women who preach, and how her own work as an artist has helped shape her sermon preparation.

Resources and links mentioned:
Barbara Brown Taylor
Jo Saxton
Dan Kimball
The Week
Leadership Journal

About Mandy

Originally from Australia, Mandy Smith serves as lead pastor at University Christian Church in Cincinnati, Ohio, and is the creator of The Collect, a citywide trash-to-art project. Mandy’s latest book is Making a Mess and Meeting God: Unruly Ideas and Everyday Experiments for Worship and she lives with her professor husband and two children in a little house where the teapot is always warm.