Writer, pastor and activist John Pavlovitz is best known for his blog Stuff That Needs To Be Said. In the podcast, Pavlovitz offers a raw and oftentimes abrasive analysis of current events as observed through a faith-based lens. As the name implies, his words aren’t as much what listeners want to hear, but what they need to hear. Pavlovitz is committed to equality, diversity and justice both inside and outside of faith-based communities. Through 20 years of mucking in the trenches of local church ministry, he has used his experience to author two books: A Bigger Table (2017) and Hope and Other Superpowers (2018).