Season 1, Episode 6: Ben Tapper
In this episode, Kerry speaks with Ben Tapper, writer, speaker, social activist. Faith, healing and social justice are the topics that most invigorate Ben, and the topics he most often speaks and writes about. He hopes to encourage, inspire and challenge those who read or listen. Ben is a co-founder of The Hear Me Project, an initiative designed to foster communication between strangers.
Ben has a bachelor’s degree in political science from Manchester University, a master’s degree in public affairs from Indiana University and is currently pursuing a master of divinity from Christian Theological Seminary. He serves as the faith formation coordinator for First Mennonite Church in Indianapolis, Indiana, and is actively involved in community engagement. Ben lives out his passion for inspiring and empowering people through public speaking, writing and teaching.
Host: Kerry Connelly
Co-Host: Aisha Irvis
Humble Down – White on White
Written, arranged, produced, recorded, and mixed by: Jeff Gaynor
Vocals: Kim Davidson, Samantha Farrell, and Ophelia Smith
Solo vocal: Ophelia Smith
Percussion and handclaps: Jeff Gaynor