What's your learning style? The kingdom of God is definitely hands-on learning... and Kris discusses some of God's practicums in Acts 10:44-48 and her own church.
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
What do you do when your expectations about your life, you relationships, your kids, your call, or even your Jesus... just aren't met? Susan gives us a glimpse of Peter's up close and personal look at what happens when we try to constrain God to our ideas of Should and Supposed To in Matthew 16:21-28. … Continue reading Episode 65: Recalculating… Recalculating…
Jesus changes one of his disciple's names to "Rocky," and announces that the whole church is built on enthusiastic followers, even when they are inconsistent like Simon. The conversation touches on "Dogma," funny stories from ministry, tattoos, Frank Turner (explicit lyrics) (or this one about tattoos ), Anne LaMott, Oscar Romero, and "The Good Place" as Susan … Continue reading Episode 63: Rocks, Keys, and Tools
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