Raw Faith Radio, hosted by the Rev. Dr. Marilyn Sewell, is designed for all those who are interested in spiritual growth and curious about matters of the spirit. The format for Raw Faith Radio is intimate in tone and open and inclusive. Listeners will feel as if they are sitting at the kitchen table with a wise friend who cares. Marilyn does not expect her listeners to agree with her perspective and welcomes a conversation that is enriched with many points of view. She will begin her program each week with a 15 minute segment on a given subject like prayer or forgiveness. She then will answer questions from listeners, telling stories and lending suggestions. Listeners should post their questions on the show's Facebook page or email Marilyn at marilyn@pagatim.com.

RFR – Episode 8: Is Your Life in Transition?
November 4, 2011
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Are you going through a life transition right now:  lost a job, met some one new, have you relocated?  Marilyn examines change and the uneasiness and anger that sometimes comes with it.  Marilyn helps make sense of why change is so hard– even when the change is good– and offers a new perspective that may leave you welcoming the inevitable transitions of life.

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RFR – Episode 7: The Silence of God
October 28, 2011
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How do you know you’ve been heard when all you hear is silence? Marilyn explores the meaning behind the silence, and the gift that it is. If you’ve tried to pray and feel like your prayers are falling into a silence abyss this is episode will give you another perspective on prayer, one that may change your mind about prayer all together.

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RFR – Episode 6: The Desire of the Soul
October 21, 2011
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Marilyn explores the desire of the soul in this episode and gives real life stories about people discovering and pursuing their deepest desire.  Some call it a “following your joy” or a “calling” while others see it as being true to yourself.  Whatever you call it, find out how to recognize it from other sorts of human desires, what the differences are, and the role that fear plays.

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RFR – Episode 5: Do you have spiritual courage?
October 14, 2011
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 In this episode, we will be talking about courage. So many of us live in fear. How we can live like spiritual warriors? Listen and find out.

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RFR – Episode 4: Religion and Sports; A Conversation with Tom Krattenmaker, author of Onward Christian Athletes
October 7, 2011
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What’s the deal with religion and sports? Marilyn Sewell speaks with Tom Krattenmaker, the author of Onward Christian Athletes.  Krattenmaker writes regularly for USA Today’s “On Religion” commentary page as a member of the newspaper’s editorial Board of Contributors.

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RFR Episode 3: The Blessings of Imperfection
September 30, 2011
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Are you an overachiever?  Are you unsatisfied with yourself or with others?

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RFR – Episode 2: Dealing with Anger
September 23, 2011
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In this episode, Marilyn talks about anger— what happens when we hold it in and tips on how to release it.

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RFR – Episode 1: Learning How to Forgive
September 16, 2011
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It seems so easy, yet one of the things we all struggle with everyday os learning how to do this.  Marilyn unveils the struggles behind this stubborn yet simple task.

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Show Host: Rev. Dr. Marilyn Sewell
Marilyn is a well-known Unitarian Universalist minister and writer who has received numerous awards and honors. She retired from parish ministry in 2009, after serving 17 years as the Senior Minister of the First Unitarian Church of Portland, Oregon, and was named Minister Emerita. Her latest creative project has been the critically acclaimed full length documentary film, Raw Faith, based on the last year of her ministry. It was an official selection of the Nashville Film Festival and was the 2010 NPT Human Spirit Winner. Check out the Raw Faith Film Page on Facebook as well.
All shows will be archived below and can be found on iTunes and Facebook. It will soon be available on the Stitcher mobile phone app and on MarilynSewell.com.