Ben Witherington, Amos Professor of New Testament for Doctoral Studies at Absury Theological Seminary, joins the show to discuss his long running blog “The Bible and Culture.” Dr. Witherington shares his perspective on how Christians should appreciate culture critically and engage in creating culture from a biblical worldview.
Grayson Dye joins to discuss the live action remake of Mulan. In this episode we discuss the controversies surrounding the film’s production and release and the spiritual importance of truth and devotion to family.
Angelo Sanchez, Pastor of 519 Church, joins the podcast to discuss the hit musical “Hamilton”! Together they discuss the powerful characters and themes in Hamilton and the hopeful message found in this “revolutionary” production!
Dorrell Briscoe, the pastor of The Six:Eight Church, returns to the podcast to discuss his new book, “There’s A Storm Comin’”. Together they discuss the book’s relevance to recent events and the Black Lives Matter movement.
Kristen Hanna, Pastor of Worship & Mission at Christ UMC, joins the show to discuss the series finale of afterlife sitcom The Good Place. Together they discuss the secular vision of heaven, the idea of soulmates, and how the Christian vision of life with God differs from the world’s.
Aaron and Laura are joined by the Reverends Cindy & Darick Biondi on this episode about Stranger Things season 3. They discuss the triumph of nerd culture, growing pains for parents and adolescents, and favorite character and plot moments this season.
James Kim, pastor of Shady Grove UMC, joins Laura and Aaron to discuss the recent HBO original series “Chernobyl.” They discuss the tragedy of Chernobyl, the cost of lies, and the odd beauty of the cruciform life.
Patrick Murphy, Pastor of Discipleship at Front Street UMC, joins Aaron and Laura to discuss J.R.R. Tolkien and his great work The Lord of the Rings. They discuss Tolkien’s life of trauma and friendship and what Tolkien’s work of fantasy has to teach Christians about fellowship, power, and courage in the most unlikely places.
In this episode we are joined by Amie Stewart, Associate Director of Ministerial Relations, to talk about “The Office.” Sit with us while we discuss friendship, awkward conversations, accountability, our life of faith, and “The World’s Best Boss,” Michael Scott.