Church Planter Jason Miller, a pastor who happens to be planting a church, talks singleness, Catholicism, sermons as songs, cuftburt, praying in community, silence, and starting a church where people can lose their faith.
Kenneth Woodward, editor for Newsweek‘s religion section for four decades, joins the show to discuss Billy Graham’s evolution, Catholicism vs. Protestantism on salvation, Civil Religion, miracle stories and his new book Getting Religion.
Fr. James Martin SJ returns to the show to discuss Stephen Colbert, the 10th Anniversary of My Life with the Saints, Sainthood like the Baseball Hall of Fame, Thomas Merton, Thomas Aquinas, the Saint of Darkness and the humanity of the saints.
Brian Zahnd returns to the show to discuss his personal connection to Eminem, how a pastor can experience change, embracing the Great Tradition, dealing with doubt honestly, being used by politicians, certainty as a poor substitute for faith, becoming more ecumenical and his new book Water to Wine.
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.
The Rev. Mark Weathers joins the show to discuss being the chaplain version of True Detective’s Rust Cohle, depression, liberation theology, bullying, his time as a Roman Catholic and being a pugilist pacifist.
For more on this month’s sponsor, The National Conference on Youth Ministry, go to NCYM.org.
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