Episode 28: “Faith and Public Life” featuring Mike McCurry

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Episode 28: "Faith and Public Life" featuring Mike McCurry

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How can people of faith bring their values to work in government and the public square? Listen as Ann Michel speaks with Mike McCurry, former White House Press Secretary and Director of Wesley Theological Seminary’s Center for Public Theology.

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Mike McCurry

After 35 years in national politics and presidential campaigns, including time as White House Press Secretary to President Bill Clinton, Mike McCurry joined the Wesley Theological Seminary community as a member of its Board of Governors, then as a student (MA 2013), and now is Distinguished Professor of Public Theology. He is Director of Wesley's Center for Public Theology, and he co-directs the Wesley-sponsored National Capital Semester for Seminarians.

Ann A. Michel has served on the staff of the Lewis Center for Church Leadership since early 2005. She currently serves as a Senior Consultant and is co-editor of Leading Ideas e-newsletter. She also teaches at Wesley Theological Seminary in the areas of stewardship and leadership. She is the co-author with Lovett H. Weems Jr. of Generosity, Stewardship, and Abundance: A Transformational Guide to Church Finance (Rowman & Littlefield, 2021) available at Cokesbury and Amazon. She is also the author of Synergy: A Leadership Guide for Church Staff and Volunteers (Abingdon, 2017), available at Cokesbury and Amazon.