The Slow Work

The Slow Work

The Slow Work is a podcast connecting the creative process and spirituality. Join songwriter and host Sandra McCracken along with a talented array of guests as they explore the pursuit of beauty, grace, and justice in their lives and work.

Latest Episodes

Sinners and Saints and Sacks of Meat with Mike Cosper
Episode 5|37min
Sinners and Saints and Sacks of Meat with Mike Cosper
Our complex stories invite us into confessional living with one another and with God.
Running on Empty with David Ramirez
Episode 4|42min
Running on Empty with David Ramirez
Limitations on the creative process often produce abundant beauty.
Untying Knots with Colleen Ramser
Episode 3|37min
Untying Knots with Colleen Ramser
The church that hurts can become the church that heals.
Can I Get a Witness? with Sara Groves
Episode 2|45min
Can I Get a Witness? with Sara Groves
How we tell the story is just as important as what we say.
The Beautiful Mending with Mako and Haejin Shim Fujimura
Episode 1|47min
The Beautiful Mending with Mako and Haejin Shim Fujimura
Brokenness becomes beautiful when justice mends with seams of gold.
Preview: The Slow Work
Episode Preview|2min
Preview: The Slow Work
Listen to a quick preview of the upcoming season of The Slow Work.
Trailer: The Slow Work
Episode Trailer
Trailer: The Slow Work
Join songwriter and host Sandra McCracken along with a talented array of guests as they explore the pursuit of beauty, grace, and justice in their lives and work. Coming in January 2023.
Patience for Bright Hope with Bob Goff
Episode 7|33min
Patience for Bright Hope with Bob Goff
Sandra and Bob discuss big dreams and bright futures
The Science of Patience with Curt Thompson
Episode 6|48min
The Science of Patience with Curt Thompson
Need a new perspective on patience? Look to science.
Patience in the World of Immediate Gratification
Episode 5|37min
Patience in the World of Immediate Gratification
May we be excited to see God’s work played out over time.