S2E04 Mailman

Season 2 continues with Joe lamenting online church and considering the mailman’s war with porch pirates. Transcript: Yesterday, my wife said, “You are the only man I’ve seen in weeks. Other than the mailman.” We talked about how strange the mailman is—how he rings the bell and waits for one of us wave or shout—acknowledge… Continue reading S2E04 Mailman

S2E03 Apocalypse

In this episode, an actual third episode of Season 2, Joe writes about how he misses thinking that the world might end today. Transcript: American Christianity has always been eschatological. It has always viewed life with an expectation of an imminent end, where we are moments away from our personal finality or a step from… Continue reading S2E03 Apocalypse

Certainty (theology): Ep43

“I don’t think I’m going through a midlife crisis, that barrage of decisions and doubts that hit (according to movies and TV) men turning 40.” Theme music is “Holiday Gift” by Kai Engel, via Creative Commons. For artist information, see http://www.kai-engel.com

Genre and Illustration (theology): Ep28

“Preaching is not about the act of creating ex nihilo—’out of nothing.’ It’s more like shaping what already exists.” Theme music is “Holiday Gift” by Kai Engel, via Creative Commons. For artist information, see http://www.kai-engel.com.

Bonhoeffer (theology): Ep26

“Most theologians leave something unfinished…. In the truncated life of Dietrich Bonhoeffer the unfinished is the lingering question.” Theme music is “Holiday Gift” by Kai Engel, via Creative Commons. For artist information, see http://www.kai-engel.com.

Certainty (theology): Ep14

“I don’t think I’m going through a midlife crisis, that barrage of decisions and doubts that hit (at least according to movies and TV) men turning 40.” Theme music is “Holiday Gift” by Kai Engel, via Creative Commons. For artist information, see http://www.kai-engel.com

Philosophy and Preaching (theology): Ep 8

“This is a philosophical document. It is more about the philosophy of preaching than the act of preaching. That doesn’t mean the two aren’t related.” Theme music is “Holiday Gift” by Kai Engel, via Creative Commons. For artist information, see http://www.kai-engel.com