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.
Laura and Aaron discuss “Captain Marvel,” the importance of friendship, empathy, and the power of changing your mind.
In this episode, Aaron and Laura are joined by Tobi Nguyen, Pastor of Nurture and Discipleship at University UMC in Chapel Hill, NC to discuss the Netflix show “Tidying Up with Marie Kondo,” cleaning up, organization, and grace in the messiness of life.
Aaron and Laura chat with Nathan Wittman, Pastor of Saint James UMC in Tarboro, and Superman enthusiast. Reporting from the phone booth, (in hopes of spotting Superman in action) they discuss Superman’s similarities to Moses, as well as what it means to hope in something bigger than ourselves. Find out what our friend Clark Kent… Continue Reading→
In this episode, Adam Baker, Associate Pastor at Wesley Memorial UMC in Wilmington, NC and co-host of the podcast, “Instructions For Living a Life,” joins Aaron and Laura to discuss the newest Netflix hit, “Bird Box,” and it’s intersections with our Christian faith. Topics include parenting, mental health, the church as a welcoming community, and baptism.