Episode 33: Experiencing Shalom at a James Taylor Concert

Does God work only through people who are Christians?  Does God only show up when we’re doing explicitly Christian things?  Or can God be experienced anytime there is goodness and beauty and kindness? Personally, I think God can be experienced anytime, anywhere–even at a James Taylor concert!  In this episode, I reflect on the themes … More Episode 33: Experiencing Shalom at a James Taylor Concert

Episode 22: Wine and Words (and Nuggets) – Interview with the Uncommon Good Team

What happens when a group of church leaders stop asking “How do we get people to come to church?” And instead start asking, “How do we create spaces people want to be?” Today we hear from a team that has spent the last year wandering outside the church walls trying to answer that question. And … More Episode 22: Wine and Words (and Nuggets) – Interview with the Uncommon Good Team

Episode 18: Ministering to Those Done With Ministry – Interview with DG Hollums

Ministry can be incredibly rewarding and it can be incredibly painful.  In this episode, DG Hollums, shares about his own painful experience in ministry.  But he doesn’t stop there.  DG also shares the steps he is taking to bring together an online community for those who have suffered in ministry.  Rather than becoming angry and … More Episode 18: Ministering to Those Done With Ministry – Interview with DG Hollums

Episode 11: Discipleship and the Twelve Steps – Interview with Kaye Schneider

So often, churches focus primarily on giving people information—theology, apologetics, Bible studies, etc.  Information is good, but information doesn’t necessarily lead to transformation.  Not deep transformation, anyway.  In this episode, Kaye Schneider shares about how the Twelve Steps have deepened her own discipleship and how she now uses the Twelve Step process to help others … More Episode 11: Discipleship and the Twelve Steps – Interview with Kaye Schneider