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Urban Heroes

Urban Heroes


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This show features people who do important work in urban areas, along with the work at the Center for Urban Biblical Ministry in Pittsburgh, PA.

On-Demand Episodes

Today's show is divided into two parts. The first will feature Dionna Rojas, who is a student in the CUBM Human Services program, and Val Ford, the faculty member who heads up the Human Services associates degree program.

Karla and John discuss plans for a new satellite location for CUBM, scheduled to open this January. After Karla and John talk, you will hear a re-broadcast of John's Saturday morning show with Lisa Thorpe-Vaughn from last Saturday,... more

Rev. Dr. Richard Wingfield rejoins the show today to talk about his journey since graduating from CUBM 20 years ago. After Dr. Wingfield, current student Justin Eidinger calls in to talk about his CUBM experience.

On today's show, current and past students talk about their CUBM experience - what it was like coming back to school, what they have learned about themselves, how the program impacted their life and ministry, and what it was like to be... more

Urban Heroes returns to the air today with an update on what is happening this coming January. First, Helen Jackson, CUBM's recruiting specialist, will join the show to talk about two upcoming recruiting events on October 31 and... more

Joy Sato has hosted the Urban Heroes awards ceremony, but this year she will become a Hero herself! Joy currenty handles receptions and meetings at the Pittsburgh Center for the Arts and has blessed many people who have used her... more

Dr. Herbert V.R.P. Jones is one of the nation's foremost figures in choral conducting and pedagogy and an expert in the intersection between theology and musical expression. A Southern transplant to Pennsylvania, Dr. Jones has... more

Melissa Wharton is the president and CEO of Church Online LLC in Pittsburgh, PA where her company helps churches and nonprofits with their IT and communication needs.

Brenda Gregg is a preacher, founder and executive director and board member, serving Western Pennsylvania in many capacities, mainly as the director of Project Destiny of Pittsburgh, an organization that oversees and monitors the... more