A66 I Don't Like Church with Lauren Brooks

December 17, 2018
A good friend of ours, Lauren Brooks, joins us to talk about a recent post she made on her blog about church. We dive into current church culture and community and we try to answer the question: Is it better to  sit disengaged in the service or not to attend at all? IMPORTANT NOTE: All three of us want to like the local church. This was one of the most difficult conversations we have encountered on this show because of the depth of our involvement in our local church spheres. Any...
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A65 Avoiding Dirty Texts

December 10, 2018
If you think this is about phones, sorry to disappoint! This episode, we dive in to ways pastors are avoiding talking about the "dirty texts" of Sciptures and why it's a dangerous and harmful trap to fall into. It turns out, in the same way you can miss the forest for the trees, you can also miss the trees for the forest. Check out Awaken Conference in Charlotte, NC:  www.awakennc.comUse Dicount Code "absurdity" for 10% off your ticket...
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A64 Unity Video with Jose Briones

December 03, 2018
We are sure you've seen the Unity video, so Jose, Tony, and I talk about the video, how it was made, and all the issues we have with it. what a more fitting time to talkabout this video than after our Adventist Revolution episode, which the Unity video is partially a response to. For more context around the Unity video, see the latest
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A63 An Adventist Revolution?

November 26, 2018
Tony and I talk about Michael Polite's recent call to arms for Adventists in North America to recommit themselves to local mission, re-engage with what's happening in the church, and stand up to institutional injustice. We share a breakdown of all the videos, plus we give our own thoughts as we go about each part. https://spectrummagazine.org/news/2018/university-chaplain-releases-c...
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BONUS EPISODE A Movement Toward Awakening with Ryan Hodgins

November 21, 2018
Pastor Ryan Hodgins joins me  to talk about youg adult ministry, his journey as a pastor, and a new Young Adult initiative happening in Charlotte, NC. We address the rumors regarding Awaken happening near the same time as GYC, talk about Awaken's goals, and what you can expect. Check out Awaken Conference in Charlotte, NC:  www.awakennc.com
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