Thank you for your patience! We are still catching up from a summer of busyness. We are going to start posting more often in the coming weeks to play a little catch-up. Here's a Father's Day episode for your listening pleasure.... The gospel is not something you can win at! There is only the process: … Continue reading S2 E44: God Doesn’t Play Sportsball
What we see often says a lot about us.... so what do you see? Do you see the mess in the world? Can you also see the presence of Christ in the midst of it? Kris spends her Christmas Eve sermon looking at Isaiah 9:2-7 and John 1:1-14 and pondering how we experience divine incarnation in the … Continue reading S2 E8: What Do You See? (Christmas Eve)
"How dare you?" This is what the religious authorities said to Jesus when he had the audacity to offer minsitry outside of the status quo, and it's a question we all still answer today. How dare we offer grace today? Kris offers the Top 10 Secrets of Pastors in her discussion of Matthew 21:23-32. Links … Continue reading Episode 73: Top Ten Secrets of Pastors
"What does the Bible say about...?" Well... that all depends. We all see scripture and see ourselves reflected in scripture very differently from one another, and even from ourselves at different points in our lives. Susan demonstrates by helping us self-reflect in ten different ways through Jesus' parable in Matthew 20:1-16. Check out Pastor Steve … Continue reading Episode 71: Mirror, Mirror
(This is the episode where Kris calls trans people boring.) Just like mustard seeds, yeast, and all the other diverse yet mundane things Jesus compares to the kingdom of God, we humans also embody heaven on earth. So why would we judge those who express that divine spark differently? Kris offers a basic primer on … Continue reading Episode 58: Heaven Is Down to Earth
There are those pivotal moments in our lives when we need to evaluate what gives us life and what does not. Susan guides us through the weeds in Jesus' parable about a field, and a man's surprising choice about how to handle the mix of wheat and weeds in Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43.
Kris and Susan kick off the month of parables in Matthew 13 with the tale of the foolish farmer, and stories about God's kingdom showing up in the most unexpected places.