Everything Happens with Kate Bowler

Latest Episodes

Jamie Lee: Weddings, Divorces, and Loves That Carry Us

April 14, 2021 - 37:26
Comedian Jamie Lee is now Netflix’s The Wedding Coach where she’s on a mission to help couples survive the craziness of planning a...

Jenny Lawson: The Art of the Absurd

April 6, 2021 - 40:29
Our culture’s obsession with hyper-instrumentalization has meant everything has to be FOR something. But when you are facing unfixable...

Father James Martin: What Good Is Prayer?

March 30, 2021 - 35:20
We don’t always know how to move through this strange, distended season. The season before the cure or the vaccine or the answer. Before...

About The Show

Life isn't always bright and shiny, as Kate Bowler knows. Kate is a young mother, writer and professor who, at age 35, was suddenly diagnosed with Stage IV cancer. In, warm, insightful, often funny conversations, Kate talks with people about what they've learned in dark times. Kate teaches at Duke Divinity School and is author of "Everything Happens for a Reason (And Other Lies I've Loved)." Find her online at @katecbowler.

More Episodes

Jamie Lee: Weddings, Divorces, and Loves That Carry Us

April 14, 2021 - 37:26
Comedian Jamie Lee is now Netflix’s The Wedding Coach where she’s on a mission to help couples survive the craziness of planning a...

Jenny Lawson: The Art of the Absurd

April 6, 2021 - 40:29
Our culture’s obsession with hyper-instrumentalization has meant everything has to be FOR something. But when you are facing unfixable...

Father James Martin: What Good Is Prayer?

March 30, 2021 - 35:20
We don’t always know how to move through this strange, distended season. The season before the cure or the vaccine or the answer. Before...

Willie Jennings: Belonging

March 23, 2021 - 39:04
Our bodies tell a story, and we find ourselves having to live inside it. At home. At work. At church. At school. But what happens when...

Nicole Chung: Family Lore

March 16, 2021 - 38:19
What if the story you’ve been given about your family isn’t the whole truth? Writer Nicole Chung had been told a story like so many...

Matthew McConaughey: Stories We Tell Ourselves

March 9, 2021 - 40:34
Sometimes there are stories about ourselves that just need to be true, even if they aren't. Stories about our ancestors or younger...