The terrible beauty of the Bible is not whether or not the stories actually happened, but that they continue to happen. Guest preacher Devin Gardner breaks open the story of Jacob in the context of the queer rights movement, church inclusivity, thriving after domestic abuse, and his own struggle with claiming his identity in the … Continue reading S2 E41: Who Are You?
Faithfulness is not a set of beliefs; it is something we live out in the waiting between the promise and the fulfillment of the promise. Abram and Sarai experience this· as does Peter. Both circumstances result in a name change. Check out this episode, where Susan delves into Genesis 17:1-7, 15-16 and Mark 8:31-38. For … Continue reading S2 E21: God Is Not Running for a Second Term
The mystical, magical, majestic love of God is something we can't quite get a full hold on, but we try. One of the ways we try is through baptism! Susan expounds on Isaiah 40:21-31 in this most recent episode about an outward sign of an invisible grace. Here's some more about what baptism means to … Continue reading S2 E16: Coming to a Baptismal Font Near You
What color is your underwear? Got any lentils in your pocket? Any gold in your champagne? Any black eyed peas on your plate? New Year traditions and resolutions that reflect our hopes abound this time of year as we visualize ourselves differently: with more money, more love, more travel, more beauty. Kris digs into how … Continue reading S2 E9: Call Me By my True Names