show episodes
 
The Hello Human Podcast With Echo Widmer. A human to human upload. With an overstimulation of uninspired messages reaching us from all angles of social connection, and mainstream media....it's time for authentic, innovative, real life messages to meet the ears of humans around the world. Welcome Humans, let's dive in to the human experience.
 
We are a couple out of the New York City area that has always had a fascination with not just true crime but human nature in general. What drives a criminal to commit a crime? What makes a person's crimes escalate? Is evil something one is born with or does it manifest over time? On this bi-weekly podcast we want to discuss some of the crimes we have discussed for years. We hope you enjoy!
 
This Podcast is aimed at self-discovery through intimate conversations with all who wish to grow or wish to help others to do so. The topics I most wish to explore in this podcast are purpose and meaning however I expect there will be much deviation from these main themes. Hopefully, through open-hearted long-form dialogue, we can learn more about ourselves through the experience of others. With the potential outcome of realizing we are more similar than we are different. If you find these c ...
 
Created and hosted by Carnegie Council Senior Fellow Ted Widmer, this is a special podcast series about the events of 1919, a year that in many ways shaped the 20th century and the modern world. Throughout 2019, "The New York Times" will be running long features on the legacy of 1919 and the many ways in which a single turbulent year shaped the modern world. Join us as "The Crack-Up" brings each author's story to listeners.
 
Ricky Widmer brings you daily coverage of the Illinois Fighting Illini with the Locked On Fighting Illini Podcast. Locked On Fighting Illini brings Illini fans the latest news and comprehensive coverage when it comes to the Illinois football and basketball programs as well as a look at the other teams in the Illinois athletic department. Ricky gives you his unique insights about the Illini all year long. Locked On Fighting Illini is proud to be part of the Locked On Podcast Network.
 
Theo Fleury welcomes you to journey with him on his podcast. Theo sets out with the purpose of getting different perspectives, from different people, from all walks of life. Theo has discussions and conversations on a variety of different topics including mental health & wellness, sports, art, music and politics. Theo always strives to make meaningful connections and have impactful conversations with his guests.
 
Loading …
show series
 
On the night of August 11, 2008 the world of a newlywed couple would come crashing down. Young Sarah Widmer was found by her husband Ryan unconscious in their master bathroom. Ryan immediately called police and told them what he had found. The four minute conversation would be notorious. Later Sarah’s death was ruled as a homicide and the only susp…
 
The murder of Gregory Witman on October 2, 1998 was brutal. The 13 year old boy walked home from his bus stop after school and was ambushed the second he walked through the threshold of his home. He was stabbed over 64 times and practically decapitated with a pen knife. The investigation into the crime took only 12 hours. The police concluded it wa…
 
TW: This case includes heinous acts against children In 1991 a beautiful 9 year old girl went missing from the North Park neighborhood of San Diego, CA. This case, and it’s twists and turns, brings to light the high crime rates San Diego suffered from in the early 1990s-and a bizarre string of missing children's cases, some of which have still not …
 
Paul left me the task of describing him. It's difficult to pin down his eclectic personality and multifaceted approach to teaching and coaching. Paul takes life one day, one hour, one minute at a time. He's been teaching kids for over 10 years placing particular emphasis on the mind-body connecting while exploring learning through play. He builds a…
 
Can peacemaking dismantle racism? Osheta Moore, author of Dear White Peacemakers, offers a warm and welcoming invitation to White people as she talks with Amy Julia about antiracism, the difference between peacekeeping and peacemaking, and the equalizing nature of our belovedness. Show Notes: “Osheta Moore is a writer, pastor, speaker, and podcaste…
 
Why should Christians in particular participate in the work of reparations? Duke Kwon and Greg Thompson, the co-authors of Reparations, talk with Amy Julia about white supremacy, the harms and thefts of centuries of racism, and the imaginative, beautiful, restoring work of reparations. (scroll down for book giveaway!) Show Notes: Duke L. Kwon is th…
 
In Today’s episode we are going to talk about a missing person’s case that led to the convergence of three governments. A lack of treatises meant a lack of communication and the escape of a possible killer. Until one year later a body is found...but it is not the body of the missing woman. This murder reinvigorates the hunt for the man who had been…
 
“What does it mean for me to actually be a Potawatomi woman? To be a Christian? To be human?” Author Kaitlin Curtice, a member of the Potawatomi Nation, joins Amy Julia on the podcast to talk—and to ask questions— about racial and religious identity, holidays and traditions, and entering into an expansive understanding of the love of God. Show Note…
 
What does thriving, interdependent community look like? Rev. Dr. Matt Floding talks with Amy Julia about Friendship House, a sustainable housing model where graduate students and adults with intellectual disabilities live in interdependent communities. They focus on the beautiful work that is possible when communities refuse to believe in scarcity …
 
In 1980 Kathleen O’Brien Doyle was murdered in her home while her husband was deployed as a pilot with the U.S. Navy. Her murder went unsolved for nearly 40 years. When her killer was revealed it brought to light another horrific secret kept by the man responsible. Sponsors: Athena Club Razors | Athenaclub.com | Use promo code TCC for 20% off Prose…
 
Is diversity or discipleship the answer to segregation within the American church? David Swanson, pastor and author of Rediscipling the White Church, talks with Amy Julia about the segregated American church, the white church’s discipleship problem, and how rethinking discipleship can grow communities of welcome that break down barriers. (Scroll do…
 
What is the role of art in bringing hope and healing to the fractures of our world? Makoto Fujimura, a leading contemporary artist and the author of Art+Faith, talks with Amy Julia about creating beauty through brokenness, the art of waiting and making, and how the theology of God’s new creation transforms communities of Christ. Show Notes: Makoto …
 
On June 18th, the night before Father’s Day in 2011, three members of the Ortiz family were brutally slain in their home. At the scene there is a lot of motive, marijuana plants and cash. However, none seemed to be the motive for the murders as it was all still at the scene when police arrived. Even more puzzling was the absence of physical evidenc…
 
How should Christians care for immigrants and respond to the divisiveness surrounding immigration policies in the United States? Briana Stensrud, director of Women of Welcome, talks with Amy Julia about her journey from working in the pro-life movement to working with immigrants, biblical hospitality, and what extending welcome to immigrants could …
 
Chia is a Principal at Saison Capital, a VC fund, investing in startups globally and in all verticals, but especially in emerging markets like Southeast Asia and India. Saison Capital is backed by Credit Saison, one of Japan’s largest consumer credit companies/credit card issuers. We invest in Pre-Seed to B stage companies and funds across South Ea…
 
How do we respond with courageous love in order to bridge the divisions facing our country? Natasha Sistrunk Robinson, Raymond Chang, and Amy Julia Becker reflect on racial injustice, unity, discipleship, and ways to courageously love our neighbors. Show Notes: Natasha Sistrunk Robinson is an author, speaker, former US Marine Corps captain, Naval A…
 
Our story today takes us to Knox County, Indiana where, in 1975, a couple was approached while together late at night on a lover’s lane, not once, but twice. The woman was kidnapped and her date was subdued. He was helpless as he watched the girl he so desperately hoped to be his girlfriend get dragged into another car. When he told his story the f…
 
Is healing possible for women coming out of abuse, addiction, sex trafficking, and prostitution? Thistle Farms ambassador, Dorris Walker-Taylor, tells her story of loss, drugs, life on the street, and the healing power of love that she found at Thistle Farms. SHOW NOTES: Dorris Walker-Taylor is an ambassador for Thistle Farms. Follow Thistle Farms …
 
Marxism is often mentioned when talking about progressive views of justice, but what are the secular concepts that shape conservative views of justice? Are they biblical? Corey Widmer, lead pastor of Third Church in Richmond, VA, tells his story of moving into, and out of, a neighborhood in the inner city of Richmond, and he talks with Amy Julia ab…
 
In late November of 1987 the body of a 19 year old girl is found in the Dismal Swamp Canal by a man who was compelled by the Holy Spirit to search the area. Little did he know it was the devil that murdered her. Join us as we discuss the murder of Kathy Bonney, a sweet and loving girl who was taken from this world too soon because of her desire to …
 
Entering the music industry in 2016, Michael Howard has since created two iconic Central Texas festivals; Martian Arts Festival & SMFest. Both events are centrally located in San Marcos, Texas, and funded in part by The Downtown Association of San Marcos. He is also the Executive Director of Apogee Presents, a turnkey booking, event logistics compa…
 
Omar Zitooni, born in Saudi Arabia and raised in Corpus Christi Texas. Omar spent much of his youth bartending and managing many well-known bars in Corpus Christi. After a chance meeting with his neighbor, his life changed for the better. Getting a job as a Pipe Fitter allowed him to travel the world and gain many insightful experiences. Now with h…
 
Erin and David Leaverton sold their house, loaded their three, young children into an RV, and traveled the country for a year. Their family’s journey is part of the documentary The Reunited States. Erin Leaverton talks with Amy Julia about their search for what divides our nation, the false hierarchy of human value, and the durable power of God’s l…
 
In Echos Words: I am a 500 E-RYT. My background began in Hatha, Vinyasa, and Baron Baptiste Power yoga. It evolved to Yin, Restorative, Tantra and Trauma Informed Yoga. Like progression my practice evolves as I do. But most of my teachings are quite fluid. I focus on alignment, breath and slow flow. I try my best to create organic movement in my in…
 
Can acknowledging the wounds of white evangelicalism actually bring healing? Kristin Du Mez, author of Jesus and John Wayne, talks with Amy Julia about the harm of militant masculinity and Christian nationalism found within white evangelicalism and the hope for healing by exposing and addressing those wounds. SHOW NOTES: Kristin Kobes Du Mez is pro…
 
On the surface the island of Koh Tao was heaven on earth for travelers looking to escape the world, to party all night, and sleep all day on white sand beaches. A lawless paradise, such a far cry from the policed western world. But the underbelly of that paradise was a far cry from the excited stories the back packers had to tell. On the island the…
 
Kyle Smee is a writer, designer, hanger of art, table flipper, and a stand-up guy. I'm grateful he sat down with me and took the time to tell his story on the show. We talk about attention deficit disorder vs variable attention stimulus trait and how growing up taking prescription drugs for much of his life affected him. An hour was not long enough…
 
How do spiritual practices equip us to participate in God’s healing work in the world? Rich Villodas, pastor and author of The Deeply Formed Life, talks with Amy Julia about social divisions, the relationship between inner spiritual formation and outward actions, and God’s healing work within individuals and communities. SHOW NOTES: “Rich Villodas …
 
Sherington is a global citizen and an aspiring impact investor who has lived in 7 different countries while studying at Minerva Schools at KGI and working for various VC funds. Growing up in Norway as the son of Sri Lankan refugees has provided him with unique gratefulness for life and an ambition to build a more equitable world. While capitalism h…
 
Ashley is a queer progressive ex-Mormon Vegan from Utah who broke her family’s norm by leaving to explore the world and would end becoming a part of the booming San Francisco tech industry. She and her girlfriend are inspired by the political momentum for change in society and are working to empower our generation. Connect with Ashley Books: The Ri…
 
Can God truly heal, redeem, and transform brokenness? Katherine Wolf, coauthor of Suffer Strong and cofounder of Hope Heals, talks with Amy Julia about the reality of disability and pain, redefining brokenness and healing, and the game-changing nature of community. (Keep scrolling for book giveaway!) “Katherine Wolf miraculously survived a catastro…
 
Conner: I believe in the potential of coliving to facilitate meaningful human connections and positively change the way the world lives. With the goal of empowering the global coliving movement, I am currently involved in a variety of coliving initiatives: Co-Liv: I recently joined the Executive Team at Co-Liv, a global non-profit empowering the gl…
 
A rich man, who has been living a lie his whole life, finally tries to seek happiness. However, the intentions of that pursuit are not as pure as they may seem. They will lead a loss of millions of dollars, several relationships, and a brutal murder three days after Christmas in a very wealthy gated community. Patreon.com/truecrimecouple Sources: h…
 
While at the FBI, Joy quit her corporate job 9 years ago and transitioned to being a full-time private investor and has since been traveling the world, founded 2 companies; living her life on her own terms. She studied Engineering and IT, founded an award-winning co-working group DCNightowls, is a spokesperson for Singapore's oldest women's rights …
 
Liuan Huska, author of Hurting Yet Whole, talks with Amy Julia about chronic illness and pain, experiencing wholeness while living in suffering, and the relationship between community and healing for both the individual and society. (scroll to the end for book giveaway details!) A freelance writer and speaker, Liuan focuses on topics of embodiment …
 
If you could call a number and say you’re sorry, and no one would know…what would you apologize for? For fifteen years, you could call a number in Manhattan and do just that. This is the story of the line, and the man at the other end who became consumed by his own creation. He was known as “Mr. Apology.” As thousands of callers flooded the line, c…
 
Loading …

Quick Reference Guide

Copyright 2021 | Sitemap | Privacy Policy | Terms of Service
Google login Twitter login Classic login