Episodes

Money Stories: Myths, Villains, and Reimagining

Happy Halloween, a few weeks late! What do Cruella DeVil, a group of humble Christians singing praise songs, and you all have in common? Well, probably a lot more than nothing, but for today’s purposes, we’re talking about how we re-write our own stories, and how we use our imagination to do it! We have … Continue reading Money Stories: Myths, Villains, and Reimagining

Money Stories: Preemptive Promised Lands and Releasing

As we go through wildernesses and promised lands, there come endings and beginnings – times to rethink which parts of our story we will carry forward, and what we need to let go of. As we consider our Money Stories, some of the things we need to release may be causing us pain or shame, … Continue reading Money Stories: Preemptive Promised Lands and Releasing

Money Stories: Sunday School Quarters & Remembering

Most people we know don't like talking about money. Maybe they have it, maybe they don't, but it's uncomfortable to bring up! It's good to know we didn't invent complaining--the Hebrew people perfected it long ago and it served them well! They complained about slavery and God led them to freedom; they complained about not … Continue reading Money Stories: Sunday School Quarters & Remembering

The Golden Rule Tastes Like Chicken

How can loving God and loving your neighbor be the same thing? And why on earth would it taste like chicken? Kris dives into Luke 10:25-37 and finding what is holy on the ground. Learn more: What is the Shema, you ask? Well. Have a click 🙂 Prooftexting: Kris said Jesus prooftexted the Hebrew Bible. … Continue reading The Golden Rule Tastes Like Chicken

Jesus Ain’t Your Sunday School Teacher

And perhaps manners are not Jesus' first priority when it comes to you living a fully awakened, fully loving, fully engaged life? Just a thought. Susan tackles the tale of the ten lepers from Luke 17:11-19, and what OTHER things (besides saying "please" and "thank you") might be working in this story and in our … Continue reading Jesus Ain’t Your Sunday School Teacher

Pentecost and Protest

In the midst of protests and riots, what good is Easter? Why bother with Pentecost? Kris starts a conversation with Susan based in Acts 2 about why it is important for the church to engage in antiracism work. Check out Malcolm Gladwell's Talking to Strangers. sundaymorningsleepin · Pentecost and Protests

Journey, Week 2: Connections and Intersections

"Not all who wander are lost," according to Tolkein. What's your journey? Join us as Susan discusses all the ways we discover God along the road, including in the relationships we form and let go of as we travel, in the story of Ruth and Naomi. Some other things you might enjoy: If you are … Continue reading Journey, Week 2: Connections and Intersections