The New Activist
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From IJM and RELEVANT comes The New Activist podcast. Each week, you’ll hear from the activists and world changers tackling some of the world’s biggest problems. Presented by IJM and The RELEVANT Podcast Network.
||CleanAnnie F. Downs & Christian Appalachian Project||Bestselling author, speaker, and podcaster Annie F. Downs joins Eddie this week to share an emotional journey she's been on to find out how she can more effectively incorporate activism into her own life. Annie interviews Guy Adams, President and CEO...||3/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJohn's Crazy Socks||John’s Crazy Socks is a father-son business created by John Lee Cronin, a young man with Down syndrome, and his dad, Mark Cronin. This duo has created a massively successful company that focuses on bringing joy into people's lives, raising...||3/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGary Haugen||Gary Haugen is the founder and CEO of the world's largest anti-slavery organization - International Justice Mission. Today on The New Activist, Gary gives us a revealing portrait of his life and the experiences that drove him to be a crusader for...||12/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLatasha Morrison||This week on the The New Activist, Latasha Morrison guides us in an amazing conversation about being a bridge to racial unity. Her unique style of engaging hard conversations head-on is revolutionizing congregations around the U.S....||11/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanKirk Cousins and Trey Burton||On the field, Kirk Cousins (quarterback for Washington) and Trey Burton (tight end for Philadelphia) are rivals. But off the field, they are working together to end modern-day slavery. This week on a special Thanksgiving edition of The New...||11/22/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBranden Harvey||In a world constantly being inundated with bad news, Branden Harvey is a storyteller focused on the good. As the host of the podcast, Sounds Good; the creator of the Goodnewspaper—a printed newspaper full of good news stories;...||11/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRev. Osagyefo Sekou||Rev. Sekou has been arrested for protesting injustice in Ferguson. He's faced off with white supremacists while marching in Charlottesville. And today, the activist, theologian, author, filmmaker, and musician, has found himself on the frontlines of...||11/9/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLiz Forkin Bohannon, Founder of Sseko Designs||As the founder of Sseko Designs, Liz Forkin Bohannon has developed an ethical fashion brand that works to educate and empower women, enabling them to continue their education and become leaders in their own countries. But her journey--from journalist...||11/2/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHope After Charlottesville||Rev. Seth Wispelwey was one of the key organizers of the group of counter-protesters that marched on August 12, 2017 against the white supremacists and Nazi sympathizers who organized a “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. This...||10/26/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFather Greg Boyle||When Father Boyle was serving as a priest in East LA, he buried an alarming number of young people involved in gangs. He decided that something must be done and started Homeboy Industries. Homeboy Industries provides hope, training and support...||7/27/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Picnic Project||Mark Thompson knows the power of good food and good conversation. As a gourmet chef, his culinary abilities bring people to his kitchens time and time again. Which is what led him to co-found The Picnic Project. The Picnic Project is a weekly meal...||7/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOld Skool Cafe||As a juvenile corrections officer, Teresa Goines saw first-hand the problems facing the youth in her area. But, instead of simply accepting that reality, she took many bold steps to help solve the systemic issues—eventually opening Old Skool Cafe....||7/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIJM's Sharon Cohn Wu||International Justice Mission (IJM) is a global organization that protects the poor from violence in the developing world. In this revealing and gritty conversation, Eddie speaks with the organization's Senior Vice President of Justice...||7/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBrit Gilmore||You may have seen the keys on the necks of Hollywood actors, musicians and models. But there is a bigger story behind the trendsetting accessory. The Giving Keys employs those who are transitioning out of homelessness to make inspirational jewelry,...||6/29/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGungor||Lisa and Michael Gungor are gifted musicians and committed activists. Though they are probably best known for their work with their band Gungor, the couple are also dedicated to helping those effected by the global refugee crisis. This week, they chat..||6/22/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTony Hale||You probably know Tony Hale for his standout performances on "Veep" and "Arrested Development," but what you may not know is how his deep faith drives him to end slavery and care for the world around him. The New Activist is a joint...||6/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanParker Clay||This week we hear Brittany and Ian Bentleys journey from adopting their daughter from Ethiopia to creating the lifestyle brand, Parker Clay. Parker Clay creates premium leather and handwoven goods in Ethiopia. These products help...||6/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMelissa Fitzgerald||This week, we hear how Melissa Fitzgerald went from playing Carol on The West Wing to advocating for veterans and criminal justice reform. Melissa served as Senior Director of Justice For Vets and is now expanding her profile to...||5/31/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJenny Yang||This week we learn from Jenny Yang. Jenny is the Vice President of Advocacy and Policy at World Relief, an international relief and development agency. Through this work she has developed a unique perspective on the life and plight of the world's...||5/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSeason Preview - Premiering May 25th||Season 2 of The New Activist launches May 25th. In this preview, Eddie Kaufholz shares a bit about what the show is and why it matters. The RELEVANT Podcast Network + IJM||5/18/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMore with Sara Groves & David Gungor||As we prepare for Season 2 (it's coming, I promise), we thought it would be enlightening to hear some never-before-aired content from a few Season 1 guests... Here's more with Sara Groves (Ep. 3) and David Gungor (Ep. 9). --- The New...||3/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMore with Eugene Cho & Andy Crouch||As we prepare for Season 2, we thought it would be enlightening to hear some never-before-aired content from a few Season 1 guests... Here's more with Eugene Cho (Ep. 1) and Andy Crouch (Ep. 4). --- The New Activist is a joint production...||2/1/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJeremy Courtney (pt.2)||This episode originally aired December 14, 2016. Jeremy Courtney (@JCourt) is leading a team of people who are fiercely committed to loving those who some would call the enemy. His coalition of activists will not stop bringing light into very dark...||12/14/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJeremy Courtney (pt.1)||This episode originally aired December 7, 2016. Jeremy Courtney (@JCourt) is leading a team of people who are fiercely committed to loving those who some would call the enemy. His coalition of activists will not stop bringing light into very dark...||12/7/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLu Cille Dejito||This episode originally aired November 30, 2016. As a lawyer and activist, Lu Cille Dejito is shining a light into the very dark world of cybersex trafficking of children. Lu Cille loves her country and won’t stop fighting for it - until all are...||11/30/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJimmy Quach||This episode originally aired November 16, 2016. Jimmy Quach is sending hope all around the world. As the founder of Good Paper (@goodpapercards), he is proving that success can happen with ethical labor practices, a beautiful product, and more...||11/16/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDavid Gungor||This episode originally aired November 9, 2016. David Gungor (@brilliancemusic) blurs the lines between musician, pastor, philosopher, and activist. Yet the brilliance of his art is not found in securing every answer, but challenging us to ask the...||11/9/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHannah Song||This episode originally aired November 2, 2016. Hannah Song (@libertyinNK) is leading people from oppression and fear, to freedom and hope. Compelled by her history and propelled by the promise of liberty, her humble beginnings as an volunteer have...||11/2/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMark Labberton||This episode originally aired October 26, 2016. As a leader of leaders, Mark Labberton (@MLabbberton) is wielding his role with wisdom, curiosity, and humility. While the church and the world change rapidly, Mark listens with great...||10/26/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMark Clookie||This episode originally aired October 19, 2016. People often know the incredible credentials of Mark Clookie before they know the person. Yet, to know Mark is to know someone who is not only skilled in his work, but also driven by his faith and...||10/19/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLeroy Barber||This episode originally aired October 12, 2016. Leroy Barber (@LeroyBarber) has a story. One that takes him from “not being chosen,” to giving voices to those who are leading a movement. The man who was once an evangelist is now an activist...||10/12/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAndy Crouch||This episode originally aired October 5, 2016. The term "thought leader" is assigned quite liberally these days. But in the case of Andy Crouch (@ahc), it is the only term fit to describe him. This week, he leads us in...||10/5/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSara Groves||This episode originally aired September 28, 2016. Sara Groves (@grovesroad) sings from her soul. She is molded by her faith, compelled by the lives and stories of other people, and driven to use her talents as a voice for truth. This week, Sara will...||9/28/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSeth Goldman||This episode originally aired September 21, 2016. This week we learn from entrepreneur and CEO - Seth Goldman (@honestseth). He'll share the fear and excitement of starting a business that's more than a business. And, he'll explore what it means to...||9/21/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEugene Cho||This episode originally aired September 14, 2016. On this inaugural show we'll learn from Eugene Cho (@EugeneCho). Eugene is a daring, innovative, and wise pastor. He'll share his definition of activism, give us perspective from around...||9/14/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
Educational and inspiring
What a great podcast! I love learning about people doing the work of justice and being challenged to how I can help. Well done!
Don't miss it!
Eddie and IJM are both the real deal. This is going to be a great - and important - podcast. Don't miss it.
Thought provoking and challenging
So great! Thanks for brining this to us IJM and Eddie! Looking forward to many more thought provoking and challenging conversations.