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Meet the God Squad: What's happening to us?

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Meet the God Squad, the brains behind our series “Faith, Food, Friday: Improbable conversations for people of faith and no faith at all (because talking politics wasn’t hard enough)." We hope you’ll join us as we explore what happens when people of good will who might not agree cross each others’ thresholds and break a little bread together. Whoever you are, whatever your beliefs, bring an open mind and open heart for a continuing conversation on the topics your mother taught you to never broach in polite company.

What's happening to us? A conversation between neighbors.  The God Squad is introduced to podcast listeners in this throwback program from November 2018, just after the synagogue tragedy in Pittsburgh and just before the 2018 election.  As we approach the 2020 election during a time of deep divisions and a global pandemic, we find ourselves astonished at how relevant this program is today.  Even the short description from this event could have been written for 2020:

"The tragic events of the last week have devastated an already polarized country. As we head into a divisive election we seem to lack the capacity to be together even in times of national grief and trauma. So we’ve asked the God Squad to provide some much-needed perspective in this storm. Whether you’re a God Squad regular or you’ve never been, we hope you’ll join us."