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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A7 - An Absurd Seat

December 06, 2017
On this week's episode I discuss the importance of being consistent and appropriate in protest and discuss some of the realities faced by those who are fighting for or against any cause. I discuss a bit of Colin Kaepernick's protest as well as other historical protests which had significant impact.
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A6 - The Art of Listening

December 06, 2017
On this episode I talk about the importance of really trying to listen and understand someone's experience rather than simply trying to prove them wrong. Social media takes away the benefit of nonverbal communication to help us understand each other, so we must be diligent and intentional to understand the experiences of others and ask why they may be sayi...
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A5 - An Absurd Church

December 06, 2017
This episode, Stephen Hall and I discuss how local churches can and should respond to social justice issues and tragedies that happen in and out of their communities. Shout-outs this episode go out to Eddie Cornejo, Angelo Grasso, Manny Arteaga...
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A4 - An Absurd Gray

December 06, 2017
This episode I dive into how we as a church can approach LGBTQ+ conversations in more contructive, practical, and sensitive ways. Ultimately, this subject isn't as clear-cut in Scripture as we want it to be, and that fact should lead us to be intentional and patient in how we approach a group that has long faced difficul...
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