A82 Denomination Battle Lines

April 08, 2019
Denominations! What is their value in today's culture, if they hold any value at all? How do we relate to people and were denominations always an inevitable reality of Christianity? Tony and I deep dive into denominations while also exploring why we identify with ours. We hope this conversation gives you a different perspective on something that plays a role in the life of every Christian. Check out our sponsors for this episode: www.thehayst...
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A81 The Beauty in Genres with Max Aka of KOZEN

April 01, 2019
Max Aka joins us for today's Absurdity to talk about his band, KOZEN, and to discuss hardcore, metal, jazz, and everything in-between. Max is a seminary student at Andrews graduating in May 2019. He is a brilliant mind and doing some amazing things musically and in the podcast realm with AdventNext! Check out the links below: https://www.adv...
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A80 A Hopeful Future with Kaleb Eisele

March 25, 2019
This week is a bit different! Ryan opens up about the last three weeks with his mental health dilemma and Tony interviews Kaleb Eisele to see what he's been up to over the last year and how his experiences have impacted his view of the church. Interview starts at 20 minutes!Check out our sponsors for this episode: www.thehaystack.org Music by Justin Janetzko Twitter: @ryan180becker, @tony_anobileEmail: 
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A79 Muslims, Christchurch, and Responding to Hatred

March 18, 2019
Tony and Ryan deep dive not just into the Christchurch shooting, but into the very attitudes that led to this shooting, what role our individual actions and words play into this reality, and what perspectives exist in a post-9/11 society that has only known the War on Terror.Check out our sponsors for this episode: www.thehaystack.org Music by Justin Janetzko Twitter: @ryan180becker, @tony_anobileEmail: 
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A78 Ryan's Confession and Ageism in the Faith Community

March 11, 2019
Ryan makes a rather large admission here and we dive into the problem of ageism in faith. This is specifically tied to assuming the relevance or capability of a person to contribute to the church based on their age. It's a surprisingly easy trap for anyone to fall into, so we won't leave you hanging with no solutions. Make sure to listen all the way through for a special announcement! Check out our sponsors for this episode: 
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