The return of Fate Hagood to discuss racial misconceptions, if white people are always on time, how we are different, communication, authority, white preachers being nicer, learning grace, church growth, and why we should continue to discuss race.
Mike Cope debases his soul by sitting next to Jonathan Storment for this month’s wrapup to discuss eating beats with Rainn Wilson, entertainment’s witness, cheapest form of thinking, parables, Pete Enns, tell me more, and race.
Rainn Wilson joins the show live from the Pepperdine Bible Lectures to discuss Bahai’i, fasting, the intersection of art and creativity, bassoon-ing, farming, progressive manifestation, suffering, The Office, Dwight Shrute, Soulpancake, and his book The Bassoon King.
Richard Beck returns to discuss Aaron Hernandez, laundry mats, self-forgetting, theology of lingering, earning the right to celebrate Easter, growing up conservative, eschatological creatures, meaning makers.
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.
Dr. Walter Brueggemann joins the show to discuss the intersection of sociology and theology, trading mystery for the material, imaginative preaching vs. moralistic preaching and Walter’s new book (along with his sociologist son Dr. John Brueggemann) Rebuilding the Foundations.
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Melissa Greene and Josh Graves join the show to talk Enneagram, how a preacher’s type affects their sermons, the rumor that all Church of Christ people can sing, and here’s the amazing song that Luke tried unsuccessfully to get Melissa to sing.
Luke is joined by his father, Larry Norsworthy, for episode number 200 to answer listener questions about the podcast’s effect on pastoral ministry, favorite moments, quirky stories, major themes and the effect the podcast has had on Luke’s relationships.
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.
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