S2A5 - Selfish Mission Work with Ben Kreiter

December 06, 2017
Join me as I talk with Ben Kreiter about Short-term Mission trips and disaster relief and how we may have poisoned our effectiveness by approaching them with a consumer mindset. We love mission work and we love missionaries. We just want to re-frame common dangerous mind-sets that have pervaded the short-term missions culture. Also, make...
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S2A4 - Becoming a Learner with Garrison Hayes

December 06, 2017
Garrison Hayes is our guest on the show this week. We talk about his experience with white supremacy, why he prefers to reframe the conversation around a different term than racism, and how everyone can approach this controversial issue more respectfully and effectively. In the episode, Garrison shares some helpful resources to educate yourself on today's topic, here are they are below: Film:
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S2A3 - What is a Salvation Issue? with Pastor Jeff Carlson

December 06, 2017
This week I have Pastor Jeff Carlson with me to talk about how we use the term "Salvation Issue" to deflect the importance of controversial topics. Join us as we talk about loving the "other side" better and exploring how we can better communicate in hard conversations. Jeff is no stranger to controversial issues and topics and is a good friend of mine. I...
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S2A2 - Charlottesville, Racism, and Response with Zach Hunter

December 06, 2017
This week, Zach Hunter joins me in a discussion about Charlottesville and racism in general. I am super excited to have him on the show and I can't wait for you to hear what we delve into a bit. We rant, rave, and make jokes about slow-cookers! Both of us are White American Christian men, and we acknowledge that plainly, so a lot of the discussion will be...
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S2A1 - Listening Part 2 -- He Started It

December 06, 2017
We are back! In this week's episode, I explore three different ways we commonly cause damage to other people when we discuss controversial issues. I also explore some possible solutions in order to avoid these common pitfalls with others. I am also making the transition into doing these episodes in seasons. I want to make sure I am only producing e...
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