Luke’s former boss, Don McLaughlin, joins the show from Atlanta to discuss Ferguson, White Privilege, supporting the police and the African-American community, his black son’s mistreatment, Hospitality, and learning to ask the question, “Tell me more?”
Songwriter and Worship Pastor at Willow Creek Community Church Aaron Niequist joins the show to discuss a third way response to the Orlando Bloom & Justin Bieber conflict and the conflict in Gaza. Offering people a wider menu in worship. Getting bored in Quiet Times. Centering Prayers and A New Liturgy. Who’s a better preacher Aaron’s father-in-law and current pastor Bill Hybel or Aaron’s former pastor Rob Bell.
Luke’s Dad, Dr. Larry Norsworthy, joins the show to talk psychology & theology, alienation & aloneness, Peter Rollins’ Idolatry of God, chronic pain, the Peter Pan syndrome, suffering and a special outro from Luke’s daughters.
Pastor Nadia Bolz-Weber joins the show to discuss Crossfit, the pressure of saving liberal Christianity, her relationship with the churches of Christ, her friendship but inability to say Tullian Tchividjian‘s last name, Richard Beck’s post on celebrity, confessing weakness, and her book Pastrix.
Social psychologist Dr. Christena Cleveland joins the show to discuss her time with the Red Sox, the importance of going to the table with those different from you, when to walk away from others, white males determining what’s considered newsworthy and her book “Disunity in Christ.“
Dr. Brian McLaren joins the show to discuss Planet of the Apes, criticism he received for A New Kind of Christian, the future of Christianity, gate keeper mentality, his tribe, connecting with your self and his newest book “We Make the Road by Walking.”