Our series "The Felt Board" features conversations with pastors in Kansas City and beyond about what inspired them to be ministers and the role of church in the 21st century. This episode we talk with Chris Abel, pastor for Young Adults at Church of the Resurrection in Leawood, KS. Chris talks about his atheism and conversion, inspiration for becoming a pastor, and Millennials' relationship with church and spirituality.
The Chalkboard chats about a bright spot on the Kansas City bagel horizon and movies and songs they've enjoyed this summer. Then they preview "The Chalkboard Remembers" and their upcoming radio appearance on Eight One Sixty with Chris Haghirian on 90.9 The Bridge.
The Chalkboard sits down with Isaac Flynn and Garrett Childers of the band Hembree. They chat about Big Dog Clothing, opening for Elvis Costello, Home Depot Rock, the middle school origins of their friendship, and making music as Quiet Corral and now Hembree. They're playing the Chipotle Home Grown Stage at Boulevardia Saturday, June 17th at 9:20pm.
The Chalkboard talks with Jordan Fox and Ryan Hetu, co-founders of Foxtrot Supply Co. They chat about making with leather, the creative process of developing a brand, manufacturing heritage goods, and their vision for growing a company in Kansas City.
The Chalkboard talks all things summer songs with Joel Johnson, creator of Mixtape the Game. They discuss what goes into a good summer jam, swap stories related to summer songs, and play a few rounds of Summer Jam themed Mixtape.