Michael Dowd on the New Story

Michael Dowd

Michael Dowd

Michael Dowd joins Gareth Higgins, co-host of the New Story Festival, for a conversation about what it means to be an "apocaloptimist," why he trusts Reality, and what he's looking forward to at the festival.

Michael Dowd is one of the main stage speakers at the New Story Festival, taking place March 29-31, 2019, in Austin, Texas. Pay-from-the-heart tickets are available for $99 and $179. 

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Carrie Rodriguez on the New Story

Carrie Rodriguez

Carrie Rodriguez

Austin-based Ameri-Chicana singer-songwriter Carrie Rodriguez joins Gareth Higgins, co-host of the New Story Festival, for a conversation about the Austin music scene and what she's looking forward to at the festival. Carrie says, "It’s groundbreaking and hopeful!”

Carrie Rodriguez is one of the main stage musical performers at the New Story Festival, taking place March 29-31, 2019, in Austin, Texas. Pay-from-the-heart tickets are available for $99 and $179. 

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Over The Rhine on the New Story

Over The Rhine

Over The Rhine

Linford Detweiler, half of the musical duo Over The Rhine with his wife Karin Bergquist, joins Gareth Higgins, co-host of the New Story Festival, for a conversation about Over The Rhine's musical evolution, their new album "Love & Revelation," and what they're looking forward to at the festival.

Over The Rhine is one of the main stage musical performers at the New Story Festival, taking place March 29-31, 2019, in Austin, Texas. Pay-from-the-heart tickets are available for $99 and $179. 

Learn more and get your tickets online now: http://www.newstoryfestival.com/

Revs. Kristen and Brian Grandon on the New Story

Revs. Kristen and Brian Grandon

Revs. Kristen and Brian Grandon

Revs. Kristen and Brian Grandon, co-ministers of Unity Church of the Hills in Austin, join Gareth Higgins, co-host of the New Story Festival, for a conversation about new thought, the Unity Church, spiral dynamics, and the changing role of leadership in the church and in the world.

Unity Church of the Hills is one of our partners in the New Story Festival, taking place March 29-31, 2019, in Austin, Texas. Pay-from-the-heart tickets are available for $99 and $179. 

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Doug Harrison on the New Story

Doug Harrison, “The Outpatient Monk”

Doug Harrison, “The Outpatient Monk”

"The Outpatient Monk" Doug Harrison joins Gareth Higgins, co-host of the New Story Festival, for a conversation about Austin Parable, the spirituality of L’Arche, spiritual direction, and more!

Doug Harrison is one of the workshop presenters at the New Story Festival, taking place March 29-31, 2019, in Austin, Texas. Pay-from-the-heart tickets are available for $99 and $179. 

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Mike Clawson on the New Story - Part 2 of 2

Mike Clawson, co-host of the New Story Festival and founder and executive director of the Spiritual Transformation Project, shares more about the six shadow stories that explain our world, the philosophy behind the festival community we're creating, and an invitation for you to be part of it -- all in part two of his sermon from New Covenant Fellowship Church in Austin, Texas.

Join Mike and many more fascinating, creative, open-hearted and courageous storytellers, activists, and teachers, at the New Story Festival, taking place March 29-31, 2019, in Austin, Texas.

Mike Clawson on the New Story - Part 1 of 2

Mike Clawson, co-host of the New Story Festival and founder and executive director of the Spiritual Transformation Project, shares the story of how we get to the New Story in part one of his sermon at New Covenant Fellowship Church in Austin, Texas.

Join Mike and many more fascinating, creative, open-hearted and courageous storytellers, activists, and teachers, at the New Story Festival, taking place March 29-31, 2019, in Austin, Texas.

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Nadia Bolz-Weber on the New Story

Pastor and New York Times bestselling author Nadia Bolz-Weber joins Gareth Higgins, co-host of the New Story Festival, for a conversation about adult topics with an entertaining tone, presented with love!

Nadia Bolz-Weber is one of the headline speakers at the New Story Festival, taking place March 29-31, 2019, in Austin, Texas. Early bird tickets are just $179 now thru December 31st!

Learn more and get your early bird tickets online now: http://www.newstoryfestival.com/

Micky ScottBey Jones on the New Story

Justice doula Micky Scottbey Jones joins festival co-host Gareth Higgins for a conversation about how the New Story reminds her of the African idea of sankofa, the importance of allowing ourselves to dream, and how a festival is an opportunity to practice a different way of being together.

Mona Haydar on the New Story

Feminist Muslim rapper Mona Haydar speaks with New Story Festival co-host Gareth Higgins about why the New Story is the hardest work of all, one of her earliest memories of making a conscious choice to be in the New Story, and what Islam teaches about "answering the call of the angelic." 

Brian McLaren on the New Story

On the first New Story Festival podcast, we are joined by our friend Brian McLaren, author and activist and featured speaker at the New Story Experience, Saturday, November 3 at Huston-Tillotson University in Austin, Texas.

Tickets are on sale now for the New Story Experience and for the inaugural New Story Festival, March 29-21, 2019. Learn more at newstoryfestival.com!