Jamie Wright: Round Two

Jamie Wright aka The Very Worst Missionary returns to the show to discuss the flaw with short-term missions, over-spiritualized language, the mission of the Church, core competency, a theology of vacations, #noprostitutes, her upcoming book, Uber, parenting tips, preacher’s kids, and self-care.

Josh Ross: Six Years Later

Josh Ross returns to the show to discuss life six years after his sister tragically passed away. We talk about the meaning of Hillsong United’s music to his journey, the Tomb being empty, the Four Truths that sustain him, Memphis, Scarred Faith, daily reminders, and Texas.

Brian Zahnd: Water to Wine

Brian Zahnd returns to the show to discuss his personal connection to Eminem, how a pastor can experience change, embracing the Great Tradition, dealing with doubt honestly, being used by politicians, certainty as a poor substitute for faith, becoming more ecumenical and his new book Water to Wine.

January Wrapup: Jonathan Storment

Jonathan Storment returns to discuss all things January on the podcast including non-violence, dealing with death, religion in a pluralistic society, and at the end of the show we discuss Making a Murder.

Mike Cope also makes a cameo to discuss this month’s sponsor Pepperdine Bible Lectures.