Jonathan Merritt: Jesus is Better than You Imagined

Merritt_JesusBetterThanYouImaginedSenior columnist for Religion News Service Jonathan Merritt joins the show to talk about his recent post and the post’s pushback,¬† “Setting the record straight on Jesus, ‘Friend of sinners,'” the interplay of faith and mystery, sexuality, and his new book coming out April 1st Jesus is Better than You Imagined.


Sarah Bessey: Jesus Feminist

In which Sarah Bessey joins the show to discuss how much she misses Texas, speaking Canadian, leaning into the pain and her book Jesus Feminist.

Richard Beck: The Slavery of Death

Experimental psychologist Richard Beck returns to the show to discuss meaning, anxiety, the Bachelor, and his newest book The Slavery of Death.


Josh Graves and Jeff Childers: Ash Wednesday Special

Special two part Ash Wednesday podcast. In the first part we are talking the history of Ash Wednesday with church historian Jeff Childers. Second part we are talking “Waking up to Death” with Author/Pastor Josh Graves.



Zach Hoag: Nothing but the Blood

Zach Hoag joins the show to review Showtime’s TV series Dexter and his book, “Nothing but the Blood: The Gospel according to Dexter.”



Beverly Ross: Valentine’s Day Special

Therapist and speaker Beverly Ross joins the show to talk relationships, fears and becoming your spouse’s student.



Jonathan Storment: Civil Religion.

Jonathan Storment returns to the show to talk why Christians can’t get along, technology’s impact on community, and his restraining order.



Rick Atchley: Church

The Godfather of preachers, Rick Atchley, joins the show to talk the role and importance of church.


Shane Hipps: Selling Water by the River.

Shane Hipps joins the show to talk about not confusing Christ with Christianity from his book Selling Water by the River.



Mike Cope: Megan’s Secret

Mike Cope joins the show to talk suffering, grief and his book Megan’s Secret.