A97 Avoiding Sin at All Costs

July 22, 2019
This week, we talk about the temptation to put up such strong boundaries to keep ourselves from sinning, that we often lose sight of the "abundant life" Jesus claimed we would have. We talk about a cohabitation motion from the 2015 General Conference Session and we try to figure out what the proper balance point is. Music by Justin Janetzko Twitter: @ryan180becker, @tony_anobileEmail: 
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A96 Can Christianity Peacefully Coexist? with Stephen Hall

July 15, 2019
This is the last week of our Wakonda Recordings! Tony came to visit for the weekend, so he, Stephen, and I sat down for a conversation on Christianity's historical impact on the world around it.  Christianity, throughout history, has seemed like it's never been satisfied with even being the majority faith tradition, but that it seems it has actively tried to subjugate those even in minority faith traditions or alternative lifestyles. So, can Christianity exist peacefully alongside other...
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A95 Antisemistism and How Prejudice Drives Theology with Zack Payne

July 08, 2019
The Wakonda Recordings part 3! Zack Payne, a pastor in Wisconsin, joins Stephen Hall and me to discuss the true motivations and historical reasons the Sabbath was changed, the rampant antisemitism in Christianity's history, how prejudice is currently driving our theology today, and what we can do about it. Music by Justin Janetzko Twitter: @ryan180becker, @tony_anobile, @shsquaredEmail: 
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A94 Abuse Mentality with Sarah McDugal

July 01, 2019
he Wakonda Recordings continue! Sarah McDugal, an abuse recovery coach, author, and international speaker -- shares stories from abuse victims who have received absurd advice from their spiritual leaders, we talk about the myths around forgiveness and reconciliation in regards to abuse, and we address the oft-cited "Matthew 18 Method" on confrontation.The Sociopath Next Door by Martha Stout
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A93 Fighting Sexual Abuse in the Church with Jennifer Jill Schwirzer

June 24, 2019
A long-awaited guest joins us this week thanks to a serendipitous meeting in Wisconsin! Jennifer Jill Schwirzer is a licensed counselor and someone who has seen firsthand the damage that sexual abuse and assault causes. She works with an organization called The Bucket Brigade where victims can report sexual abuse abuse in the Adventist Church and they will investigate. She also works to train ministry leaders and lay members how to address sexual abuse reports and cases in their churches and...
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