The first season on The Courageous Voice podcast is wrapped up with a short chat with show host, Chanda Rule. Tune in to hear what inspired her to begin the podcast and a few life experiences she calls Courageous.
connect.faith presentsCourageous Voice
Today is the day you vow to follow your heart and not your fear. If only it were that easy! The Courageous Voice podcast chronicles international artists, creatives, plus a handful of scientists, and their stories of fear, courageousness and creativity. Hosted by singer, storyteller and self-proclaimed joy spreader, Chanda Rule, The Courageous Voice inspires us to share our voices courageously in spite of our fears through courageous conversation and community.
Meet Your Host:
With feet rooted in gospel, a heart filled with soul, and a voice touched with jazz, singer and songwriter Chanda Rule has been weaving stories through song, humming melodies, and bending words since her childhood. Her “bewitching voice,”as described by the Baltic Times, has a flexibility and range that has graced a variety of musical projects.
A published writer and storyteller, Chanda also uses her music for community building and communal healing. Her stories that combine original narrative, sacred text and music have been awarded, commissioned, and featured on podcasts for spiritual living.
Join us on the Second and Fourth Mondays of the month
at 6:30PM Central European Time (12:30PM EST).
If you have questions, or to get more information including the Zoom invite, drop us a line.
Dr. Sarah Webb | “Courageous Voice” | connect.faith
Meet Dr. Sarah Webb, colorism expert, writer, media creator. A world traveler, an Auntie, and the founder and owner of Colorism Healing llc, which is a global leader in raising awareness, shifting attitudes, and taking action to dismantle colorism. Enjoy our conversation on bravery, healing, and choosing to share our personal truths and values with the world.
Gene Pritsker | “Courageous Voice” | connect.faith
Enjoy this frank, honest, sometimes humorous, always inspiring conversation with composer, guitarist, rapper, teacher, producer Gene Pritkser. He’s also known as a mischief-maker and a cultural blender who has written over 800 compositions. Listen in as Gene opens up about his early life and inspirations, his musical journey as a new music composer, and staying grounded in his artistic vision.
DeShannon Bowens | “Courageous Voice” | connect.faith
Fall into this beautiful conversation with DeShannon Barnes-Bowens, author, psychotherapist, If a priestess, interfaith minister, and founder of ILERA, an organization that focuses on sexuality and spirituality, intimate partner violence, vicarious trauma, and wellness. Join us as we talk about how she found her life-work and how she brings all of herself to it’s expression.
Abiona Esther Ojo | “Courageous Voice” | connect.faith
Meet Esther. Vienna based, award winning visual artist and photographer whose work is based on identity and representation. Get inspired by our conversation about her artistic process and the beauty of expressing the verbally inexpressible through visual art.
Debbie Bronkema | “Courageous Voice” | connect.faith
Meet Debbie. Pastor, writer, author, and worship leader of connect.faith, an online faith community that explores questioning and growing at the intersections of creativity, spirituality and justice. Enjoy our conversation on building online communities, connecting through creativity and writing, and her new book, “Writing Toward Wholeness: Exploring creativity and spirituality”.
Osian Roberts | “Courageous Voice” | connect.faith
Settle in to this open, honest, sometimes funny, and often vulnerable conversation about living a creative life with Osian Roberts, saxophonist, composer and arranger, as we chat about his journey from visual art, to acting, to music — and finding the point of it all, through success, failure, and the steps in between.
JG Danso | “Courageous Voice” | connect.faith
Dive in to this courageous and inspiring conversation with queer poet, mom, intersectional equalities advisor, and human resources expert JG Danso as we discuss her new book, her writing process, and how she uses storytelling to empower and share experiences of intersectional queerness over generations.
Denise Van de Cruze | “Courageous Voice” | connect.faith
Fill up on this empowering conversation with Denise Van de Cruze, social justice advocate, world traveler, owner of Vienna-based queer cafe Villa Vida, and self-proclaimed nerd activist for the people.
Salem Islas Madlo | “Courageous Voice” | connect.faith
Get ready to be inspired with Salem Islas Madlo, poet, educator, mom, coach and art therapist, as we chat about the power of the present moment and finding the authentic self on the other side of surrender.
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