In this collection of sermons, you’ll find three United Methodist pastors doing what pastors do, sharing the good news. And trying to help us members of the laity get a healthy dose of some blessed catechism.Read More
We talk about offerings each week during worship as metal plates passed through our sanctuaries. Did you know offerings go back to the Hebrew Bible and were a part of how the day-to-day religious life of Israel was organized?Read More
By purchasing this book you are helping to keep the conversations about faith without stained-glass language going. Proceeds from this book will help cover the cost of servers, websites, and future live event.Read More
It is not that we should not invite people to church. Instead, our lives are to be a force of transformation, a living witness to the Word of G-d made flesh in Jesus Christ, and that is a far greater invitation than anything else we can offer.Read More
If God is all things is Dr. Johanna correct in her 3rd-grade question, "is God in my poop?"
Lets talk about steep learning curves, the challenges of regular preaching, pastoral transitions, the intersection of politics and theology, faithful hospitality, proper boundaries, ecclesial whiplash, sleeping in church, and what it's like to work with the Tamed Cynic.Read More
Lets talk about the Law, Romans 13, proof-texting, Jeff Sessions, and MSNBC. Is the take away its okay to suck or is it as Dr. Johanna insists that we should have some shame?Read More
The Gospel is not a habit or practice. It is not a list of mission trips must-dos or daily prayer journal habits, but instead, the Gospel is a history. Proclamation of the Gospel is the declaration that something happened on a tree on a hill over 2000 years ago and that three days after that something happened something even greater happened.Read More
Join us for our 3rd annual Annual Conference Live Podcast Party!Read More
Fred Rodgers invited all of to be his neighbor. Thanks, Fred but what does it mean to be someone's neighbor?Read More
What if I told you 1/123 people were displaced refugees?
What if I told you that means there are 65 million people displaced today?
Would that have an impact and change the way you think of refugees?Read More
I love you but I don’t like this or understand it so you need to stop it. I love them but they need to _________. Love the sinner hate the sin provides us with what we think is a shield to protect ourselves from what view as sin, but this half truth places our self-righteousness on full display.Read More
Establishing a consistent routine and keeping it will ensure your listeners do not bail on the show.Read More
If you've been with us since the pilot episode, you know that there have been some hiccups along the way. Remember none of us have a background in audio engineering. Three of us studies theology while Johanna studied the dictionary.Read More
What we proclaim is unmerited and irresistible new life and that we are not the source of that new life. There is nothing we can do to help ourselves corporately or individually experience the unmerited and irresistible new life given to us by through the promise of Christ and by the Holy Spirit.Read More
The late Robert Jenson, America’s best theologian, wrote of the Eschaton in his 2 Volume Systematic Theology that “the End (of all things) is music.”
In this episode, we break down the differences between Missio Dei and Missio Ecclesia.
In this episode, we break down the differences between missio dei and missio ecclesia.Read More
While we might want to think of ourselves as Joey saving Ross, more often than not we are Joey saving his sandwichRead More
Does liturgy really mean work of the people? Does liturgy have anything to do with guilt or shame? We tackle this and more as we talk about LITURGY on (Her)Men*You*TicsRead More