Northern Spirit Radio
Illuminating the connections between the roots and fruits of the Spirit
 From Eau Claire, Wisconsin


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Spirit In Action
Each week, Spirit In Action brings you stories of people living lives of fruitful service, of peace, community, compassion, creative action and progressive efforts. We'll trace the spiritual roots that support and nourish them in their service. Above all, we'll seek out Light, Love and Helping Hands, being shared between our many neighbors on this planet, hoping to inspire and encourage you to sink deep roots and produce sacred fruit in your own life.

Spirit In Action is an hour of interviews with those providing leadership in peace, justice and "good works", interspersed with relevant music.

The theme music is "The Turning of the World" performed by Sara Thomsen (written by Ruth Pellham) and "I Have No Hands But Yours" by Carol Johnson

Rev Billy & the Church of Stop Shopping (8/29/2020)

When Billy Talen puts on his big hair, a clerical collar, & his brightly-colored blazer, he becomes Rev. Billy & The Church of Stop Shopping, raising spirits & a holy ruckus for the Earth in myriad ways. With creativity, humor, & grim seriousness, Billy, Savitri D, & the other members of the Stop Shopping Choir put their bodies & voices on the line for issues like racism, police brutality, consumerism, Monsanto, Standing Rock or many other things. For 18 years they have been interceding for the Earth & Justice with Creative Resistance, Direct Action, & Spiritual Trespassing in NYC & beyond.  
Past/current religious/spiritual influences:
Christian Reformed Church, Dutch Reformed, Earth-Based Spirituality, Eastern

Featured Music:
Rev Billy's Sermon from episode 17: Extinction and the Urban Hipster - from Rev. Billy Radio weekly podcast
Shopocalypse - by Rev. Billy & The Stop Shopping Choir
End of the World - by Rev. Billy & The Stop Shopping Choir