I recently finished the podcast series “The Rise and Fall of Mars Hill.” The last two episodes clock in at well about 2.5 hours EACH… so, brace yourselves.
Sources I referred to in the podcast: The Rise and Fall of Mars Hill Jesus and John Wayne Podcast Series The Holy Post Podcast BOOKS: Surprised by Hope Jesus and John Wayne The Way Up is Down Might From the Margins
I was able to have a conversation with one of my mentors in ministry this week because I learned from him the joy of studying Scriptures. Dr. Don Meyer’s class on Bible Study Methods was a seminal moment for me in my life and my lifelong love for Scriptures. You can listen to the podcastContinue reading “The joy of studying Scriptures”
Two series of podcasts are coming out now that are worth your time to reflect on just how we get where we are in evangelical Christianity in America, especially in the white conservative church.
I have had a lot of fun interviewing different people about their love for Scriptures and how that impacts their lives and ministries. This conversation was no exception.
This series has been challenging. It’s about history and current events. It’s about heresy and finding ways to love others. It is not easy stuff to deal with, but it is necessary stuff. This particular episode begins with the background of where Christianity fell first into nationalism and the inherent dangers ever since that time.Continue reading “Dealing with Q Anon and Those Involved”
I am trying to get a series finished I began last year. You can listen HERE. I am also on Spotify HERE. And Apple Podcasts (which take a bit for new episodes to sync in) HERE. Or, you can click on this goofy face:
Thoughts for the week ahead:
As I was preparing this post and then started to post, I put my title in first. I almost wrote: “Walking WITH PURPOSE into the New Year.” (Well, not all caps, but those were the words I chose to delete.) It’s not that “with purpose” is a bad idea. It’s a bad idea to walkContinue reading “Walking into the New Year”
This episode came from a lot of emotion because I had another conversation with another young minister who is leaving a conservative denomination because of the current partisan climate. The nice part of me wants to apologize for that, but I won’t. The closer we draw to the election, the more doubling down culturalized ChristiansContinue reading “Leaving Babylon Part 4”