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.
Comedian Pete Holmes joins the show to discuss reaching out to heathens, baptism by immersion, formation through suffering, Hell, enlightenment, truth not being fragile, coming to God through Pain, and Luke’s wedding ring.
Fr. James Martin joins the show to discuss being the official chaplain of the Colbert Report, who gives up more Protestant pastors or Catholic priests, not sermonizing stories, tragedy, prayer, lament, images of God, Mary and his new book The Abbey.
Mike Cope returns to the show to discuss why he’s forcing Luke to follow N.T. Wright at the 2016 Pepperdine Bible Lectures, why he loves N.T. Wright so much, preaching with a limp, the Lord’s Prayer and a better way to disagree in church.
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Josh Graves, Wade Hodges, Collin Packer and Jonathan Storment all join the show to discuss the hidden podcast, pacifism, patriarchy, high school diplomas, suffering well, God in creation for the September Wrapup.
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Dr. Richard Beck and Dr. Larry Norsworthy return to the show to discuss suffering well, Carl Jung, Justin Bieber and Richard’s Blog post “Neurosis is the Avoidance of Legitimate Suffering.”
Part One: Rob Bell and Richard Beck return to the show to discuss Rob’s next book, intramural rodeos, Jane Fonda vs. Sigmund Freud, teaching evolution earlier, growth by disruption, belief affirmation systems, Rob’s game plan for Love Wins, Free will vs. determinism and more.
Josh Patrick joins the show for an incredibly honest conversation about being a 35 year old father of three who was recently diagnosed with stage four-colon cancer, pain as bumping into reality, Viktor Frankl, living in the present, mental off-roading and hope.