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.
We join Rev.Becca Stevens at the Thistle Farm Cafe to talk about diving into death, song writing with Steven Tyler, taking a prophetic stance even when it costs you, Dixie Chicks, essential oils, listening to epiphanies, and Love has the last word.
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Jonathan Storment returns to the show to discuss how we understand sin, God’s Wrath, Church and Family vs. Gospel, the Church of Christ Jimmy Fallon and Justin Timberlake, St. Kent, entitlement, gratitude, and all things August from the podcast.
Sean Palmer returns for a year end show to discuss lessons from Ferguson. We also touch on Serial, how a preacher and a church should discuss real stuff, learning to think theologically versus where God comes down on an issue, Aunt Barb, and Kent Brantly.
Sara Barton returns to the show to discuss making space, the importance of The Little Way, being the first female keynote lecturer at Pepperdine Bible Lectures and why she is the president of the Jarrod McKenna fan club.
Barbara Brown Taylor returns to the show to discuss why she will not watch her interview with Oprah, who would play her in a movie, introverted pastors, disappointment with God, transformation and translation, worrying and praying, the troubling word “sin” and Learning to Walk in the Dark.