Persuasion 196 | Just Getting By

After four months of navigating COVID-19 worries and addressing societal inequalities, it seems that most of us are embracing the reality that our world is forever changed. We’re learning new ways to work, build community, celebrate milestones, and more. But none of it is easy or second nature. It’s actually quite difficult. Most of us are getting by… but just barely.

In this episode of Persuasion, Erin Straza and Hannah Anderson kick off a late-summer miniseries called Getting By. Each episode of the series we’ll invite a guest who has something specific to share about how we can get by in life considering the world as it is today. Conversations will cover the importance of shared experiences, enduring in trials, leaning on friend, and finding some humor to lighten the moment. Is getting by enough in these days? If we’re struggling, is that a sign of weakness… or a sign of honesty? How can our faith be strengthened even as today’s troubles bombard us on every side? Listen in for dialogue on questions like these as we pursue wholeness together. Then continue the conversation on Twitter @PersuasionCAPC or in the CAPC members-only community on Facebook.

Your Hosts

Erin Straza: Web / Twitter
Hannah Anderson: Web / Twitter

Persuasion 196 Resources & Links

“The Noonday Demon” by Jonathan Malesic, Plough

Did you enjoy this episode of Persuasion? Give the Growing Viral series a listen!

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Persuasion 191 | Practicing Lament in a Viral Age, with John Starke

Persuasion 192 | Seeking Justice in a Viral Age

Persuasion 193 | Releasing Control in a Viral Age

Persuasion 194 | Finding Goodness in a Viral Age

Persuasion 195 | Looking Ahead in a Viral Age

Theme music by Maiden Name. Produced by Jonathan Clauson.

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Episode Transcript

This transcript has been edited to enhance readability.

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