June Wrapup: Paul Nevison

Paul Nevison of the Hillsong Church in Sydney, Australia, joins the show to discuss who is a bigger Richard Rohr fan, how Eucharist is the great leveler, and all things newsworthy in the June wrapup.

For more on this month’s sponsor, ACU’s Graduate School of Theology.

Brian McLaren: Phyllis Tickle’s Legacy

41h+a6Fw7+L._SY344_BO1,204,203,200_Brian McLaren returns to the show to discuss the legacy of Phyllis Tickle, the questions that sustained the Emergence Church, Gatekeepers, The Righteous Mind, the scandal of continual incarnation, racism, Phyllis Tickle: Evangelist of the Future and Luke’s silly questions.

For more on this month’s sponsor, ACU’s Graduate School of Theology.

Tony Jones: The Legacy of Phyllis Tickle

41h+a6Fw7+L._SY344_BO1,204,203,200_Dr. Tony Jones returns to the show to discuss why he stopped blogging, the legacy of his friend Phyllis Tickle, Emerging Church, the five hundred year rummage sale, and Phyllis Tickle: Evangelist of the Future.

For more on this month’s sponsor, ACU’s Graduate School of Theology.

Pete Enns and Chris Green: The Newsworthy Games

Two of our favorite scholars, Pete Enns and Chris Green, return to the podcast to have a Hunger Games style showdown on how to read the Bible. We discuss the Historical-Grammatical approach, favoring texts, Chris Green bashes N.T. Wright (farewell Chris Green), personal formation as an interpretive tool, who wrote the 10 commandments and the problematic texts of the Old Testament.

For more on this month’s Sponsor, ACU’s Graduate School of Theology, click here.

Josh Cobia: What Caitlyn Jenner taught me about Jesus

1433604522_caitlyn-jenner-gJosh Cobia, author of the viral blog post “I went to church with Bruce Jenner. Here’s what Caitlyn Jenner Taught me about Jesus”  joins the show to discuss planting a church with the reality television stars as the first members, youth ministry at the Kardashian’s home, sharing the table with the LGBTQ community, the one thing he would say to his friend Caitlyn Jenner.

For more about this month’s sponsor, The Abilene Christian University Graduate School of Theology, click here.

Jonathan Martin and Ian Morgan Cron

IMG_2251 (1)Jonathan Martin and Ian Morgan Cron join us for another podcast from the Praxis Conference in Houston, TX.

Jonathan Martin discusses the centrality of the Eucharist, the awkwardness of a preacher not preaching and Jonathan announces his new job.

Ian Morgan Cron rejoins the show to talk Catholic imagination and what would make him get in a dumpster.

For more on Abilene Christian University’s Graduate School of Theology click here.

Mike McHargue: Science Mike or Magic Mike?

Science Mike returns to the show to discuss why he’s been talking with people in the adult entertainment business, parenting in an age of easily accessible porn, and the science of viewing pornography.

For more about this month’s sponsor, Abilene Christian University’s Graduate School of Theology, click here.