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How Moana Got Me Back in Church

Living truth is a perilous journey.

Vindicating the Vixens with Dr. Sandra Glahn

Why are so many female characters in the Bible ignored, marginalized or sexualized? Dr. Sandra Glahn joins us to discuss her new project, Vindicating the Vixens. We explore John 4 and Jesus’ encounter with the Samaritan woman as a case study.

Models of Pastoral Leadership

Robbie is a bi-vocational pastor. Tara is a co-pastor. JR. is a solo lead pastor. We explore the advantages and disadvantages of each model, and ask why a person might feel called to each model. Thanks to listener Tanner for the episode request! Plus, some bonus things we’re into in honor of the holiday season. 

Gerald’s Game and 1922

2017 was a banner year for Stephen King adaptations. The gang investigates two that went straight to Netflix: Gerald’s Game and 1922. How do these properties take to the screen?

Seventh Decimate with Stephen R. Donaldson

Stephen R. Donaldson returns to the StoryMen to discuss his new book, Seventh Decimate. We talk about pursuing knowledge in the age of alternative facts and fake news, and the StoryMen convince Steve to preach a little, despite himself. 

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.

Emboldened with Tara Beth Leach

Pastor and author Tara Beth Leach brings us a new vision for empowering women in ministry. Drawing from her new book, Emboldened, she demonstrates how empowered women are good news for the whole Church – and the world!

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.

The Myth of Equality with Ken Wytsma

White people find race challenging to talk about. Far too often conversations around race summon feelings of shame and anger. Author, pastor and justice activist Ken Wytsma helps us talk about white privilege and white supremacy. How can we have the conversations that are healing and holy?

5 Keys to Empower Women with Karoline Lewis

If we’re serious about empowering women in ministry, what are the essential components? Author, professor and preacher Karoline Lewis joins us to explore the 5 keys of empowering women. We do a deep dive on Key 2: embodiment and vulnerability.

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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

Ill Bible Chick: Everything You Need to Know About Super Bowl 51

The most accurate recap of Super Bowl 51 from Houston, and how the Patriots unbelievable win compares to Freddy Prinze Jr.’s cultural impact.

Cover Reveal: “Good News for a Change” coming in June from NavPress!

I’m excited to share the cover to my upcoming book, “Good News for a Change!”

The Temptation of Jesus Pt 2

Satan shows Jesus the kingdoms of the world… the WHOLE world.

The Temptation of Jesus Pt. 1

A reimagining of Satan’s temptation of Jesus

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.

The Redemption of Judas

Judas committed suicide after Jesus was condemned to death. But what if he hadn’t? What might his redemption have looked like?

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.

Mother! Invites Christians to Check our Image of God

God gave Noah the rainbow sign: No more water, but fire next time. —...

Five Theological Truths Christians Can Agree With in the Wonder Woman Movie

Five theological insights to celebrate in Wonder Woman!

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.

Pop Culture Take: The Best of 2016

2016 has nearly come to an end. Finally. Most of us sneer at it like a bully...

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