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.
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.
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 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?
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 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!