How could Herod the Great order the deaths of the infants of Bethlehem? JR. Forasteros explores what made Herod the original Grinch who tried to steal Christmas – and how we can avoid walking in his footsteps.
In our season finale, Dr. Sandra Glahn joins us to ask what Feminism means in 2017. Drawing from her new book, Vindicating the Vixens, she paints a picture of a church that refuses to dismiss, marginalize or sexual women, but rather creates a just, equitable space for men and women to lead together. How can we refuse tokenism for the sake of justice?
In our penultimate episode of Season 8, we review our favorite Books, TV shows and Films of 2017.
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.
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.