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Sam is joined by Dave Maxfield, a consumer protection attorney in Columbia, SC to discuss how he applies lessons from other businesses to his own law firm. The discuss revenue, average unit values, throughput rates, cycle time, the concept of the block, Trello, and productivity. This is a fascinating discussion of how to do business better! Topics Discussed: Thinking Differently About Revenue How to Structure Getting Paid in a New Way Developing Your Own Formula for Understanding Profit Average Unit Values of Production Throughput Rate Cycle Time (Where We Get Killed) Why Do Things Get Blocked? A Lot of Things Get Caught at the End
Matthew Klippenstein is an Engineer écrivain (technical writing, not PR) in the electric vehicle and clean energy space from British Columbia. Sam discusses demographics, religiosity in pandemics, the boom in clean energy, and the concept of ClimateTech with Matthew this week. Special Guest: Matthew Klippenstein.
Thomas Whitley is the Chief of Staff for Mayor John Dailey's office in Tallahassee, Florida. In this episode, we discuss what Tallahassee is doing to help citizens and small businesses deal with the economic impacts of Covid as well as marketing efforts that the Mayor's Office is undertaking to get the word out about those efforts.
Today I'm thinking about specialized marketing. As a case study, we look at Morning Light. This is a new book of poetry (or a devotional) from The Rev. Merianna Neely Harrelson looking to address a variety of audiences looking for a similar value proposition. Let's think about how each of our marketing efforts impact what we're trying to accomplish and how well we're actually doing what needs to be done. Special Guest: Merianna Neely Harrelson.
We'll get back to Genesis, but here's a test recording I did when we were reading through Jonah for Thinking Religion. Here are some quick thoughts on Jonah's final encounter with God after Nineveh proves to be a little more receptive than first thought... Text available here: http://bible.oremus.org/?ql=176000971
Another creation story, how we get from Adam to Noah, and Sumerian King List (with a little Dylan)
SC voting stuff, iOS 14 is out, I'm making steaks tonight, and we get into the origins of civilizations with ... polyamory. Lamech and Seth.
Today, we go over salmon recipes, Documentary Hypothesis, J's and G's in German, our new farming unit at homeschool with the 4 year old, and the tragic story of Cain and Abel and the Mark of Cain. Where did Cain's wife come from?? Listen and let's find out.
Q&A and follow up from Gen 3:20-24 post
This week we take a look back on a fascinating week of religion news and discuss how to talk to people who don't think the same way you do before closing out with a little history lesson on Acts 4-5.
Merianna and Sam discuss church schedules, life of the pastor's spouse, missing Sunday morning worship, Micah 6:8, and high church baptists.
This week, Revs. Merianna Neely Harrelson and Sam Harrelson discuss canonization, the politics of commentaries, Jonah's Whale, interpretation history, Doomsday Clock, Harrowing of Hell, and masturbation lessons from Sunday School.
Bonus episode here as the main show will be coming out a little later this week. This is audio from Sam's sermon on John 1:29-42 this past Sunday at Garden of Grace UCC in Columbia, SC about sin, community, identity, and why he started going to church.
Sam is joined by The Rev. Merianna Neely Harrelson to discuss how she approaches Acts in church Bible studies, canonization, ascension vs resurrection vs transfiguration, the problem with a seminary education, and 4 listener questions. Music from https://filmmusic.io "Ancient Rite" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
Sam is joined by Matthew Klippenstein this week to discuss fracturing of denominations, late dating of biblical texts, what an American has to learn from a Canadian, why the Dalai Lama might want to consider the lilies, and why ACTS might be the best book in the New Testament. Special Guest: Matthew Klippenstein.
Big news in this one… we’re coming back weekly for 2020! Starting around New Year’s Day, we’ll be back with all new guests and voices (and voices of guests) as well as some fun book giveaways, and a number of insider downloads drawing from the show’s past (and present and future). Merry Christmas from Merianna, Sam, and the Harrelson family and more soon! (We also have an exciting new podcast studio that we'll be discussing)...
Merianna and Sam discuss cultural transitions and how churches of all sizes and shapes are positioning themselves in the midst of societal shifts. Support Thinking Religion Sam HarrelsonSam is the head of Harrelson Co and a pastor at ministrieslab. https://samharrelson.comThe post Thinking Religion 154: What’s the Point? appeared first on ministrieslab.
Merianna and Sam discuss cultural transitions and how churches of all sizes and shapes are positioning themselves in the midst of societal shifts.
Merianna and Sam discuss the notion of generational divides in politics, mattress buying, and church attendance.
Merianna and Sam discuss the notion of generational divides in politics, mattress buying, and church attendance. Support Thinking Religion Sam HarrelsonSam is the head of Harrelson Co and a pastor at ministrieslab. https://samharrelson.comThe post Thinking Religion 153: The Myth of Needed Experience appeared first on ministrieslab.
Merianna and Sam discuss old friends, new parenting techniques while attempting to figure out what makes the church different from the garden club. Support Thinking Religion Links: The Relentlessness of Modern Parenting – The New York Times Reaching Out: The Three Movements of the Spiritual Life: Henri J. M. Nouwen: 9780385236829: Amazon.com: Gateway Amazon.com: Turtles All the Way Down (0615145024912): John Green: Gateway Old Turtle (Lessons of Old Turtle): Douglas Wood, Cheng-Khee Chee: 9780439309080: Amazon.com: Books The Minister and The Mystic Sam HarrelsonSam is the head of Harrelson Co and a pastor at ministrieslab. https://samharrelson.comThe post The Moral Checklist appeared first on ministrieslab.
Merianna and Sam discuss old friends, new parenting techniques while attempting to figure out what makes the church different from the garden club.
Merianna and Sam (and newborn Baby Girl) discuss insider language in denominations, the LGBTQ question facing the United Methodist Church, narrative preaching, and the difficulties of studying for a sermon in 2019 in the age of unlimited entertainment. Support Thinking Religion Links: Obama goes viral after sporting black bomber jacket with ’44’ on sleeve at basketball game | TheHill 5 Things You Didn’t Know About Flannery O’Connor | Will the United Methodist Church split up over LGBT debate? Leaders try to reach an answer. – The Washington Post LGBTQ in the Church | Episcopal Church Rev. Dr. Fred B. Craddock, Bandy Professor of Preaching and New Testament, Emeritus Narrative preaching – Wikipedia Sam HarrelsonSam is the head of Harrelson Co and a pastor at ministrieslab. https://samharrelson.comThe post Thinking Religion 151: Debating Narrative Preaching appeared first on ministrieslab.
Merianna and Sam (and newborn Baby Girl) discuss insider language in denominations, the LGBTQ question facing the United Methodist Church, narrative preaching, and the difficulties of studying for a sermon in 2019 in the age of unlimited entertainment.
Merianna and Sam tackle Instagram Stories, performative social media, and generational gender divides in reading the Scripture. Support Thinking Religion Links: Franklin Graham on Twitter: “I encourage you to check out @RunTheRaceMovie—in theaters next Friday, Feb. 22. @TimTebow… “ True Love Waits – Wikipedia 20 years, 700 victims: Southern Baptist sexual abuse spreads as leaders resist reforms – Houston Chronicle How Evangelical Purity Culture Can Lead to a Lifetime of Sexual Shame – Broadly Sam HarrelsonSam is the head of Harrelson Co and a pastor at ministrieslab. https://samharrelson.comThe post Thinking Religion 150: True Love Waits For Instagram Stories to Load appeared first on ministrieslab.
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Podcast Details

Created by
Sam Harrelson
Podcast Status
Potentially Inactive
Started
Sep 25th, 2015
Latest Episode
Jan 6th, 2021
Release Period
Weekly
Episodes
166
Avg. Episode Length
About 1 hour
Explicit
No
Order
Episodic
Language
English

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