A33 Money Money Money

April 23, 2018
This is part 4 of our Michigan Recordings.This week Tony and I talk about how the church handles money, asks for money, and just how transparent churches should be regarding their finances. We talk about some of the things that bother us and some things we would love to see change. The giveaway is still going on until May 1, 2018 at 11:59:59 PM! Listen to the episode for details on how to enter to win a $50 Amazon gift card! Music by Justin Janetzko Twitter: @ryan180becke...
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A32 Who Are You Trying to Reach?

April 16, 2018
This is Part 3 of our Michigan Recordings. Tony and I talk about what audiences churches are catering to, the dangers of only playing to our own audiences, and what it means for each of us. This is a talk about ministry and one of the many things we believe can be done better in it. The giveaway is still going until May 1, 2018 at 11:59:59 PM! Make sure to enter (details in the podcast) for your chance to win! Music by Justin Janetzko Twitter: @ryan180becker Facebo...
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A31 Porn Stars are People, Too

April 09, 2018
Tony Anobile and I talk about Stormy Daniels' reception after her 60 Minutes interview, others in the sex industry who have faced unnecessary ridicule, and how we can regard and treat people better. I am running a giveaway until May 1, 2018! Make sure to listen to get the details on how to enter! Check out www.theleadpodcast.com for the new podcast I am working on! Music by Justin Janetzko Twitter: @ryan180becker Facebook: facebook.com/Absurditypodcast/...
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A30 Victim Shaming

April 02, 2018
I was in Michigan over Easter weekend and had the opportunity to record several episodes with Tony Anobile. This week's episode is talking about victim shaming and how it has impacted our culture. We also discuss the intent it's often done with, how it is usually accidental, and why we believe it is so harmful to do. Check out www.theleadpodcast.com for the new podcast I am working on! Music by Justin Janetzko Twitter: @ryan180becker Facebook: facebook.com/Absurdit...
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A29 Adventism's Cling to Relevancy

March 26, 2018
I look at 4 different examples of how Adventists (individually and corporately) jump on celebrities and the most basic media attention in order to justify our presence and relevancy. I also talk about why this is damaging and a potential reason for why this happens. The people I specifically reference on this episode I am not condemning, but I do think the way we treat these people is harmful for them and for us. Check out www.theleadpodcast.com for updates on my new podcas...
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