Ep. 78 – Moe & Nathan Go to School #15

Moe Stiles and Nathan Brown interview Joanna Darby, covering topics such as the arts, art management, art and change, human flourishing, God’s character, and faith.

In March, 2021, Nathan and Moe commenced graduate studies in a Master of Human Rights program at Curtin University, Perth, Western Australia. This podcast series is their thinking out loud about their educational experiences, their reflections on aspects of the material they are learning and wrestling with, and how this intersects with their Adventist faith and the faithful call to do justice in our world.

Nathan Brown is book editor at Signs Publishing Company, the Adventist publishing house based just out of Melbourne Australia. He is author of 17 books, including AdventOf Falafels and Following JesusFor the Least of TheseEngage and Do Justice, and continues to write for a variety of publications around the world. Nathan has degrees in law, literature, English, professional writing, and justice and theology, and is married to Angela, who works as a trainer of horses and people.

Moe Stiles has recently moved back to Australia, having served in the United States, with her husband Adrian, as the Lead Pastor of Oasis Christian Center, Vancouver, Washington. Moe is now serving as Chaplain for AdventCare Whitehorse, Melbourne, while pursuing postgraduate study. Prior to this, Moe served in the Victorian Conference of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, based in Melbourne, Australia for 15 years, as Departmental Director of Youth Ministry and local church ministry. Moe is driven by justice advocacy work, community connectedness, authentic living, building leaders, and passionately yearns to see the person of Jesus truly honored in the way we live and love.


With special guest and fellow student, Joanna Darby, artist, teacher, preacher, parent—and postgraduate student in Arts Administration. Joanna first joined the podcast for episode 39.

Articles from Dumbo Feather magazine on the benefits of group singing:

On Beauty and Being Just by Elaine Scarry: https://www.amazon.com/Beauty-Being-Just-Elaine-Scarry/dp/0691089590


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