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The End of Short Term Missions with Daniel White Hodge

What good does short term missions do? Daniel White Hodge returns to the show to explore how we can decolonize missions work. Plus: a deep dive on the death of self-proclaimed missionary John Chau.

Thomas Oord Says God Can’t

The problem of Evil is one of the thorniest we face as theologians. Thomas Jay Oord returns to the show to explore his unique answer: that because of God’s essential nature, God is unable to stop evil.

Visitation: An Advent Study Week 1

An invitation to visitation this holiday season.

Megashow: Called to a Place

What does it mean to be called to a place? In our latest megashow, we’re joined by three authors who have been called to very different neighborhoods. Jonathan “Pastah J” Brooks, author of Church Forsaken, pastors in West Englewood, in Chicago. Jose Humphreys, author of Seeing Jesus in East Harlem, pastors in Harlem in New York City. And Ashley Hales, author of Finding Holy in the Suburbs, serves in the suburbs of Los Angeles. We investigate our own places, and how we are listening for God’s call.

Advent 2018

Advent begins on Sunday, so Clay, Kathy and JR. take some time to reflect on the reason for the season before Christmas. What do we gain by waiting a little longer for Christmas?

Knox McCoy’s Wondering Years

Podcaster Knox McCoy returns to the Fascinating Podcast to dive deep into how many of us use pop culture to help us understand who God is.

What’s God Teaching You?

What is God teaching us right now? Three of your co-hosts share at length about what God is teaching us right now. So pull up a chair, and be sure to tell us what God is teaching you!

DIVORCE with Latifah Alattas of Moda Spira

Latifah Alattas takes us behind the scenes of her latest album DIVORCE. How does one chronicle the ending of a marriage? What’s important in recovery? And exactly how many parallel universes are there? All this and more on the latest episode!

Let Them Fight

While the other cohosts are away, JR. and Tara give the listeners what they want: more fighting! There’s nothing too trivial for us to consider, and disagree about!

Natasha Robinson Invites Us on a Sojourner’s Journey

Who gets to call themselves ‘woke’? What does it mean to be awake to the realities of our world? Author and leadership expert Natasha Robinson joins us as we explore what consciousness looks like today. Her new book is a leadership book like no other.

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BLACKkKLANSMAN, Charlottesville and Black Power

BLACKkKLANSMAN illustrates the vital difference between White Power rhetoric and Black Power rhetoric.

On Stage with Penn and Teller: My Magical Night in Vegas

Can I tell you about one of the most amazing experiences of my life?

Winning Eowyn: Middle Earth Gives Pointers on Wooing Today’s Warrior Woman

Some surprising relevant dating advice straight from Middle Earth

Visitation: An Advent Study Week 1

An invitation to visitation this holiday season.

On Being the Right Hand

How can we possibly keep the left hand from knowing what the right hand is doing? It’s not about selflessness, as much as it’s about being the self we were gifted to be.

BLACKkKLANSMAN, Charlottesville and Black Power

BLACKkKLANSMAN illustrates the vital difference between White Power rhetoric and Black Power rhetoric.

4 Ways Pure Flix’s Samson Film Gets the Bible Wrong

The new Pure Flix biopic of Samson gets the biblical strongman’s story totally wrong.

Peter MacDonald, president of the Navajo Code Talkers, shares about the Code Talkers at the White House

Peter MacDonald’s speech about the Navajo Code Talkers and the Navajo Code Talker Museum, on November 27th, 2017.

The facts on U.S. gun violence

You may have seen this meme going around since the tragic incident in Sutherland Springs, but it’s not entirely accurate. Here are the facts.

Halloween 2018: On Surviving in 2018

Halloween 2018 is a marvelous new Slasher, effectively reinventing the genre for a new millennium.

BLACKkKLANSMAN, Charlottesville and Black Power

BLACKkKLANSMAN illustrates the vital difference between White Power rhetoric and Black Power rhetoric.

The Awkward Promise of EIGHTH GRADE

The debut film from comedian Bo Burnham promises to explore “the most awkward year of your life.” EIGHTH GRADE delivers in spades – and that’s a really good thing.

The X-Files and the Transitive Property of Prayer

The latest season of the X-Files offers a profound meditation on the nature of prayer – even for those outside the faith!

9 Pop Culture Characters to Make the Thanksgiving Parade Actually Interesting

Imagine if the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade was actually awesome. Here’s my vision.

How The OA Failed in 5 Movements

Human genius is not the ability to imagine the untrue, but rather our ability to insist on logic without being restrained by it.

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