April Wrapup: Jonathan Storment

Jonathan Storment returns to the show to talk Justin Bieber, Calvinism, Ecumenicalism, grief, progress, suffering, flea markets, Three Phrases, Deuteronomy vs. Job and Jonathan is thankful for anyone interacting with him.


James K.A. Smith: You Are What You Love

Philosopher Dr. James Smith joins the show to talk The Power of Habits, being changed by Love, smoking nurses, virtues vs. laws, developing 2nd Nature, St. Augustine grass, sacraments,  and his new book You Are What You Love.

Life’s a Beach

The topic is modern spirituality’s propensity to build structures of safety instead of teaching us to swim in the mystery for the first ever Newsworthy Monologue.


Paul Nevison

Filmmaker Paul Nevison returns to the show to discuss his recent trip with World Vision to film the Syrian Refugee crisis, sitting with suffering, hopelessness, neighboring, and refusing to see persecutors as enemies.

For more on Paul’s trip, check out this piece he wrote about it.


A.J. Swoboda: The Dusty Ones

Dr. A.J. Swoboda returns to the show to discuss wandering, why Portland is so weird, rap songs by Shaq, modern Christianity’s over-promising, celebrity pastors,  and his new book The Dusty Ones.