Alice is back with a new book! Her newest creation is a wonderful reminder to us all that being human isn't easy, it takes practice but it's well worth it. Enjoy this interview that we had with her talking about some of the themes she covers in
Alright! It's Summertime which means it's time to head out to the lake or beach. Who has time for church when the water is calling? This week we're talking about the trend of people leaving church (not over the summer), a couple of articles tha
Get ready for a live episode! Kyle and Jonathan did this episode during their Synod Assembly as after-dinner entertainment. They interviewed local Ft. Worth musician Josh Irwin who shared his strong "Struggle Well". Enjoy the interview in the l
Do you like gifs? Do you like Bitmoji? Do you even know what those are? The guys talk non-word ways of communicating including the things they have no idea about. There is also a fun challenge for you, our dear listeners.
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What do a two-pound chicken strip, the NCAA, and trust have in common? We're not quite sure either except they all make an appearance in this episode. Come listen to us struggle to define trust because really... we'll know it when we see it.
Have you ever thought about what you're purpose is in life? Then this might be the episode for you! (If you can make it past all the church words.) We're talking about the lovely path of discernment, where our world and faith and what God has t
This episode we set the record straight: sometimes we need another perspective on things. That's why we brought on Lauren Wolcott who really changed our perspective on how to be a modern church looking to talk to modern people. It's about meeti
Want to play a game? Sometimes the way in which we try and welcome people ends up being...terrifying. Especially during the designated welcome hour. It's good that we try and we keep on trying, but we're not even close to having it all figured
Like the weather in Texas, this episode is all over the place. From Game of Thrones to WWE. Church annual meetings to liturgical worship...this one has it all (with some Polar Vortex for good measure). There are a lot of things that can connect
Do you have any friends? Do you have a best friend? Do they have a big coat too? Making friends can be hard sometimes. That's why you have your podcast buddies to be with you whenever you want! Seriously though, more and more folks seem to be l
We have an interview that Lorne recorded in 2018, but it's a perfect way to start 2019. He talks with author Kathy Khang about her most recent book about finding your voice and some ideas on how to use it. Sometimes using your voice requires so
Christmas is over, so now what? Epiphany! What are your Epiphany traditions? If you're like Jonathan probably just packing away Christmas decorations. There are actual traditions out there and we explore some of them this week. Come get an idea
CHRISTMAS! Or ADVENT for the more liturgically minded among us. In the spirit of the season, we give you our Christmas episode with safety tips, reviews of a holiday beverage, the run to Bethlehem and a special gift for you at the end. Enjoy th
We're going back to the future for this episode. Welcome to the very first episode that we recorded as Kyle, Kyle and Jonathan. We tackle the question of the church modernizing. We have all these different tools at our disposal but feel a bit b
What parts of worship seem a little...stale to you? Do you feel like you're going a bit numb? Many of us want a faith that inspires us and has life changing implications, but that doesn't always come across. We talk this week about those times
Do you have a female pastor? Have you ever interacted with a female pastor? Wonder what sorts of things they have heard? Today we get a small taste of the stories and experiences of women in ministry from our friends Amy and Amy (also with the
There comes a point in time in every podcast's life where some changes happen. This podcast is not immune. With this episode, we mark the closing of one era and the ushering in of a new one. Thanks to everyone who has loyally listened so far a
We've got a repeat guest from our early days and she is still propping us up. Jacqueline Bussie has a new book out called Love Without Limits. It has an interesting backstory and speaks profoundly to our current culture. Remember, you are loved
How do we kick off the next 100 episodes? Same way we always do...with a bunch of random transitions and topics. Fall is coming and it's an opportunity to get back in a church routine. It's also a good chance to try some new things. Get ready t
We've finally recovered from the ELCA Youth Gathering in Houston and it's time to reflect on it. You asked us so many great questions! Alex and Kyle talk about two of them this week in addition to some general reflections about the Gathering: H