Dr. Scot McKnight returns to the show to discuss the difference between Kingdom work and good work, the Kingdom’s relationship to the Church, being “America’s Theologian” and his new book “Kingdom Conspiracy.“
The self-described “Yankee Jewish Feminist who teaches in a predominantly Christian divinity school in the buckle of the Bible Belt” Dr. Amy-Jill Levine joins the show to talk Jesus’ Jewishness, the Pope reading her books, The Good Hamas, women in 1st Century Judaism, how to read Jesus’ parables and “Short Stories by Jesus.“
Dr. Josh Graves returns to the show to talk liturgy, Ferguson, sharing our pain, pastors who parent well, living out of contentment, the dangers of the numbers game and the upcoming guests for September.
Shauna Niequist joins the show to talk about the importance of the Table, Eucharist, feeling alone in grief, keys to surviving as a pastor’s kid, and “Bread and Wine.“
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?”