On this Mailbag episode we discuss bridging traditional and conservative Christianity, Calvinism, theological differences within marriage, the role of the pastor, Midrash and too many white male guests.
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Donald Miller joins the show to discuss life in Nashville, how his wife doesn’t complete him, knowing one’s true self, honesty, being an actor, the power of confession, the not going to church kerfuffle from last year, and his new book Scary Close.
Pete Scazzero joins the show to talk Emotionally Healthy Spirituality, why Christianity doesn’t always produce emotionally healthy people, hearing God in your feelings, the genogram, the importance of a theology of marriage, the crucible of church and Yankees vs. Mets.
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.