The Launch Podcast – Season 2 is here!

Hi!  We still have a podcast about this soon-to-be church, and today we released the first episode of season 2.  We talk about how following Jesus often means living in a fundamentally different way than the world around us as it relates to big things, using power as the main case study (though it’s true … Continue reading

Episode 10 – Diversity, Take 2

If you are a podcast subscriber, you may have noticed that Episode 10 – Diversity, popped up again.  We made some adjustments to that episode, based on valuable input from some people who are helping creating Pomona Valley Church. In short, they felt like our first pass at a conversation about LGBTQ inclusion was, at … Continue reading

The Launch Pod, Episode 10 – Values – Diversity

We wanted to devote a whole episode to our final value, diversity, both because it is, in some ways, the most controversial of our values and also because it’s the one that most benefits from a more thorough, nuanced discussion. We talk about our commitment to diversity in race, culture, gender, sexual orientation in particular–though … Continue reading

The Launch Pod – Episode 9 – Values, pt 1

There are certain values that we hope will be the very first things people think of when they think of Pomona Valley Church. These are Sacrifice, Openness, Relationship, Authenticity, and Diversity. In this episode we tackle the first four of these values, saving Diversity for its own episode. You can find it now on Apple Podcasts … Continue reading