Dr. Rich Little rejoins the show to discuss leaving ministry, changing beliefs, pastors just going through the motions, doubt, deconstruction, suffering, selfish reasons for preaching and footwear.
Jamie Wright aka The Very Worst Missionary returns to the show to discuss the flaw with short-term missions, over-spiritualized language, the mission of the Church, core competency, a theology of vacations, #noprostitutes, her upcoming book, Uber, parenting tips, preacher’s kids, and self-care.
Radio and TV sports personality Sean Adams joins the show to talk parenting, sports, church, how the things which make you great can cause you to struggle, balance, the Baylor scandal, and why you will never see Luke in the UFC.
Our two favorite psychologists Luke’s Dad and Richard Beck discuss all things November from the podcast including: Doubting preachers, Brent Sullivan, 2nd Naivety, Sarah Bessey, staying at church, the importance of parenting for reconstructing faith, the perennial struggle of reducing religion into words, psychologists talking New Perspective on Paul, Taylor Swift and a rare moment of humanity at the end.
For more on this month’s sponsor check out Eleven:28 Ministries.
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.
On Mother’s Day we tell mothers how much we love them and appreciate them, but on Father’s day we tell fathers to step up. Why? Experimental psychologist Dr. Richard Beck rejoins the show for the third time to discuss this phenomenon along with benevolent sexism, agency vs. communion and how we get the word “mammal.”
Here are a few links to subjects discussed in the podcast:
*Sean talks with us about why dads don’t babysit referencing this blog post.
*To learn more about Josh Ross’ trip to Barrow, Alaska check out this great video.