Jarrod McKenna, activist and pastor from Perth, Australia joins the show to discuss the First Home Project, why he keeps getting arrested, Fair Go, his experience in Nashville at Lipscomb University, 9/11, the importance of Prayer and why he will never be invited to Texas.
Kristen and Rob Bell join the show to discuss dealing with criticism, how destructive focusing on the parts instead of the whole can be for marriage, shining light on our baggage, communication, the universal rhythm of sacrifice, Friday Night Lights, loving the many through the one. Luke tries unsuccessfully to get info on Rob’s new TV show and successfully to get info on their new book The Zimzum of Love.
Wade Hodges returns to the show to do a super classy wrapup show discussing Luke’s foray into blogging, Christians who can live in paradox, the four hats a preacher wears, foul mouthed guests, and Wade attempts to figure out the upcoming guests for November.
Dr. Anna Carter Florence joins the show in front of a live audience to discuss the intersection of standup and preaching, setting the text free, and why Luke needs to go to Columbia Seminary.
Richard Beck rejoins the show to discuss his new BFF Greg Boyd, Warfare Theology, agnosticism about the Devil, the weakness of Progressives’ treatment of evil, the legitimacy of Free Will, how guilt is good, his desire to make amends with his hero Nadia Bolz-Weber, and of course Lady Gaga.
Shane Hipps rejoins the show to discuss finding one’s purpose, listening to desires, being a reluctant pastor, going to church after being a pastor and the difference between Mennonites and Mormons.