A37 "This is Not Who We Are"

May 21, 2018
Any time a racist moment happens in a company or institution, their response is always some form of "This is not who we are!" Well, when is that not true anymore? At what point does that become exactly who you are, and how has this idea impacted the Adventist church's history? Join Tony and I as we attempt to figure some of this out! Also, let this be a friendly reminder that things expressed on this show are always opinions. We speak openly and honestly while knowing there is room for error....
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A36 What is Worship?

May 14, 2018
Tony and I talk about the meaning of worship in our modern-day Church services and Church life. We discuss what it means to worship, how it impacts our lives, and why leading people in worship needs to be an intentional matter. Music by Justin Janetzko Twitter: @ryan180becker, @tony_anobileFacebook: facebook.com/Absurditypodcast/Website: www.theabsurdity.orgPatreon: patreon.com/absurditypodcast
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A35 Sex, Purity, and Innocence

May 07, 2018
Tony and I dive into purity culture, some of the flaws in the way churches and families handle sex education (we believe) improperly. We talk about what it means to be pure and dive into if there is a difference between being pure and being innocent. We really hope this episode is freeing for some people and we are able to dispel some of the stigma around some of these topics. Warning to parents: If you have a small child with you, it might not be wise to listen...
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A34 Finding Unity and Reconciliation with Andrew Anobile

April 30, 2018
Welcome to the final part of our Michigan Recordings! Andrew Anobile, not to be confused with Tony, who regularly appears on Absurdity, is another one of my closest friends and someone who has been a powerful influence in my life. Today, we talk about Racism, Unity, Reconciliation, and Remittance. How can we find unity amidst different ideologies and different theological camps? Stay tuned for a special shoutout to one of our iTunes reviews at the end that really impacted me!...
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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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