Jonathan Storment returns to the show talk about all things July from the podcast: pastors as friend or leader, our first ever mailbag podcast, throwing yourself a birthday party, the Dones, the Enneagram, moral progress and discussing racial justice as a white man.
For our first ever mailbag podcast we discuss living in awareness of the presence of God, V-Neck shirts, narcissistic guests, eroding morality in America, the Church’s shrinking political power, receiving communion and the Cosmic Christ.
Dr. Richard Beck returns to the show to discuss his recent trip to the United Kingdom, the demise of the American Church and his athletic career, Rob Bell’s tour, the Omega Point, Humanity’s progress, public executions and Richard’s trip to Selma.
Enneagram teacher Suzanne Stabile joins the show to discuss what the Enneagram is, why Richard Rohr told her to not speak about the Enneagram for five years, why Luke doesn’t care about doing the dishes, how learning the Enneagram helps you see the world the way others do and the flaw in the Golden Rule.
Sociologist Dr. Josh Packard along with pastor and philosopher Jeff Cook join the show to discuss why spiritual people are leaving the church, the Dones, Shadow Missions, the recent Pew Study, and Church Refugees. Luke also defends Josh’s brutal attack on preaching.
For more on Josh Packard’s ongoing work understanding the current trend in the religious landscape and finding a way to provide more religious spaces for people who feel that traditional religion has cast them aside check out dechurched.net.
Nadia Bolz-Weber returns to the show to discuss Luke’s visit to House for All Sinners and Saints, Nadia’s re-connection with the churches of Christ, twelve minute sermons, church plants as a birthday party you throw for yourself, well-differentiated leaders, democratizing church and of course, CrossFit.
Don’t forget to pre-order Nadia’s new book Accidental Saints.