S2 E51: First Street Gospel – Everyone Loves a Parade

What can parades teach us about what we value, who we are, and how we relate to one another? Well, a whole lot. Kris talks about Mark 6:30-34, 53-56, Mark 11:1-11, and Reno's LBTGQ Pride Parade. To read more about Joan Williams and the Pasadena Rose Parade debacle of 1958, check out this article from … Continue reading S2 E51: First Street Gospel – Everyone Loves a Parade

Episode 60: The One About Charlottesville

In the story where Jesus walks on water, the disciples have normalized the storm, and the truly scary thing is seeing that there is hope beyond it. Hope doesn't let us cower in the boat, but calls us, also, to step out onto wild waves and rough waters. The day after the white supremacists marched, … Continue reading Episode 60: The One About Charlottesville

Episode 59: Fear and Loathing

We have no shortage of inputs telling us to be afraid, to think of everyone else as Other. Susan takes a look at Matthew 14:22-33 and the invitation Jesus offers us to be brave and nervy in the face of these fears, even when we might falter or fail, because courage is holier that the … Continue reading Episode 59: Fear and Loathing