Pub Theology Online with Eric Vogt & Gavin Rogers

Today we are going old school and hosting “Pastor on a Hot Seat” with Pastor Eric Vogt from Travis Park Church in San Antonio, TX. We will talk about faith, our community, and creating the common good.

Pastor Eric is the lead pastor at Travis Park Church. Before coming to San Antonio he was the founding pastor at Servant Church in Austin, Texas. He is married to Rev. Valerie Vogt (also an ordained Methodist pastor) and they have two children. Eric is a graduate of Harvard University and The Divinity School at Duke University. Pub Theology is hosted weekly by Gavin Rogers. All perspectives are welcome.”Different Brews and Different Views”

Pub Theology w/ Council Members Jada Andrews-Sullivan, Roberto Treviño & Reporter Emilie Eaton

“Policing & The San Antonio City Budget.” Had a great discussion with SA Councilwoman Jada Andrews-Sullivan and Councilman Roberto C. Treviño. Co-Hosted by Emilie Eaton with the San Antonio Express-News.

Pub Theology is a weekly program hosted by Pastor Gavin Rogers that discusses faith, our community, and creating the common good. All perspectives welcome. “Different Views & Different Brews.”

About our guests:
The Councilwoman grew up on the east side of San Antonio, and for 43 years, District 2 has been her home. She attended Gates Elementary School, Martin Luther King, Jr. Middle School, and Sam Houston High School. At the age of 16, she graduated from high school and attended the University of Texas at Austin for 2 years. While at UT Austin, she enlisted in the United States Army and served my country proudly for 4 years until being honorably discharged.She launched her business in 2006 and has had a successful run for the last 13 years. She was raised by a strong mother, and with her help, she has raised her 4 children here in the district. She is proud to say that I live, work and dream in District 2.

Roberto C. Treviño is a native of McAllen, Texas, which is where he grew up and graduated from Memorial High School. His hometown was also where his interest in architecture was sparked. He was captivated by the intersection between humans, design, and the ways things are built. As a result, Mr. Treviño enrolled in the Texas Tech College of Architecture.Treviño obtained his Bachelor’s Degree of Architecture from Texas Tech University and, after establishing himself in his career, subsequently a MBA from the Rawls College of Business at Texas Tech. Shortly after earning his degree in architecture, he moved to San Antonio, became a Registered Architect and established his professional career. As Mr. Treviño’s career progressed, he became more involved in the areas of philanthropy and community service, all while building his own private architecture practice. Through his work he relished the opportunity learn about San Antonio’s diverse communities through volunteer work or by serving on non-profit boards or citizen committees. Treviño’s acumen and thoughtfulness was a welcomed by many throughout San Antonio who, in 2014, called on Treviño to apply for the interim City Council District 1 seat.

About our Co-Host:
Emilie Eaton is a criminal justice enterprise reporter for the San Antonio Express-News, delving into homicides, police-community relations, officer-involved shootings, capital punishment and officer misconduct. Previously, Emilie worked for two years at The Cincinnati Enquirer covering child poverty, business and breaking news.Her work has been honored in the Hearst National Journalism Awards and the Society of Professional Journalist’s Region 11 Awards, among others. Her work has been published by USA Today, and The Center for Public Integrity, among others.A native Californian, Emilie attended the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communications at Arizona State University, where she graduated magna cum laude and was the school’s commencement speaker.

Badass Women of San Antonio: Sheryl Sculley. Hosted by Iris Dimmick and Bekah McNeel.

“Badass Women of San Antonio” With Sheryl Sculley and guest host Iris Dimmick from the San Antonio Report. This is part one of a new Pub Theology series highlighting badass women in San Antonio who strive to make our city a better place to live. This week we will discuss the life and career of Sheryl Scully and her influence in our city.

We talked about Sheryl’s new book, the women who influenced her career, her and Iris’ time with Fiesta Cornyation, the City of San Antonio – Municipal Government, and had surprise guests!
Pub Theology is a weekly dialogue group that meets to talk about things like faith, our community and creating the common good. All Perspectives are welcome. “Different Brews and Different Views” Hosted by Pastor Gavin Rogers and Bekah McNeel. Please go to our facebook page to learn more about Pub Theology San Antonio or watch past events.

Our next “Badass” series will host women in our community share about ‘Women’s Rights and Birth Justice.” hosted by Bekah Stolhandske McNeel and Erika Stiner next monthAbout this week:

More About this week’s guest:
When Sheryl Sculley was recruited to serve as San Antonio’s new city manager in 2005, the organization she inherited was a disorganized mess. City infrastructure was crumbling, strong financial policies and systems were nonexistent, many executive positions were vacant, public satisfaction was low, ethical standards were weak, and public safety union salaries and benefits were outpacing revenues, crowding out other essential city services. Simply put: San Antonio was on the verge of collapse.

Sheryl Sculley is an award-winning city manager who is considered an authority on city management. She gained national attention for dealing with unsustainable benefits for San Antonio’s police and fire unions—and in doing so, steered the city away from a future financial crisis. During her tenure, San Antonio achieved a AAA bond rating and invested billions of dollars into critical infrastructure updates and additions. Prior to serving in San Antonio, Sculley was the assistant city manager in Phoenix and city manager of Kalamazoo, Michigan.

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