a progressive christian podcast

About Kate and Colby


Kate Christensen-Martin

Kate Christensen-Martin is co-founder and co-pastor of Sojourn Grace Collective, a Progressive Christian Church in San Diego, California.

She loves popcorn, red wine, long hikes, and filling her house with antiques. She spends much of her time attempting
to write children’s curriculum for her church and homeschooling her four children. 

You can follow her online in these places:

List of Favorites

  • Movies: Maleficent, Edward Scissorhands, Romeo and Juliet, Strictly Ballroom 
  • Books: Harry Potter, Anne of Green Gables, The Signature of all Things, A Return to Love, The Prophet
  • Podcasts: Good Life Project, Dear Sugars, Hidden Brain
  • Drinks: Tea, Coffee, Dirty Martini, Red Wine
  • TV Shows: Veronica Mars, Battlestar Galactica, How I Met Your Mother, Gilmore Girls 

Colby Martin

Colby has been in full time pastoral ministry since 2004, beginning his career as a musician and worship leader. Now he is the teaching and co-pastor at Sojourn Grace Collective in San Diego, a progressive Christian church that he and Kate started in 2014.

Colby's first book, UnClobber: Rethinking Our Misuse of the Bible on Homosexuality, was released in 2016 by Westminster John Knox and went on to become an Amazon Best Seller.

You can follow him online in these places:

List of Favorites

  • Movies: Ocean's Eleven, Lord of the Rings, Braveheart
  • Books: Unapologetic, Love Warrior, The Signature of All Things
  • Podcasts: You Made it Weird, Freakonomics, Revisionist History, The Dan Patrick Show
  • Drinks: Water, Coffee, Beer, Bourbon
  • TV Shows: Game of Thrones, Survivor, How I Met Your Mother, The West Wing