Church and Main

Church and Main

At the Intersection of Religion and Public Life

Church and Main is a religion and public affairs podcast. We look at where religion intersects with 21st-century public life with a focus on the story of Mainline Protestantism, its problems, its strengths, and its future. Join Pastor Dennis Sanders on the journey.

Reviews:
Episode 113: The Rise of Deacons with Nina Joygaard
September 26, 2022
113
01:04:36118.32 MB

Episode 113: The Rise of Deacons with Nina Joygaard

Let's learn about being a deacon.

Episode 112: Sabbath-Keeping for Congregations with Kara Root
September 12, 2022
112
01:17:22141.7 MB

Episode 112: Sabbath-Keeping for Congregations with Kara Root

How practicing sabbath can change a congregation and a culture.

Episode 111: Part Time Clergy Is Plenty with Jeffrey MacDonald
September 06, 2022
111
01:07:46124.11 MB

Episode 111: Part Time Clergy Is Plenty with Jeffrey MacDonald

Can Part-time clergy be a viable ministry option?

Episode 110: The Church After COVID with Sean Chow
August 19, 2022
110
00:54:1399.31 MB

Episode 110: The Church After COVID with Sean Chow

What is mission and ministry like after COVID? How should the church rise to meet this challenge?

Episode 109: Social Entrepreneurship and Bi-vocational Ministry with Loren RichmondJr.
August 01, 2022
109
00:58:40107.45 MB

Episode 109: Social Entrepreneurship and Bi-vocational Ministry with Loren RichmondJr.

Loren Richmond Jr. talks about the downside to social entrepreneurship. Plus a tribute to the late Nichelle Nichols, aka Uhura from Star Trek.

Episode 108: The Chaplaincy Is Not Your Backup Plan with Jeremy Wilhelmi
July 25, 2022
108
00:45:1382.81 MB

Episode 108: The Chaplaincy Is Not Your Backup Plan with Jeremy Wilhelmi

In this episode, we talk about the chaplaincy and why it is not a backup plan for parish ministry.

Episode 107: On the Mainline
July 19, 2022
107
00:39:5373.06 MB

Episode 107: On the Mainline

Dennis talks about why this podcast exists and who gave him the inspiration for this podcast.

Episode 106: The Antifragile Church with Drew McIntryre
July 12, 2022
106
01:05:18119.6 MB

Episode 106: The Antifragile Church with Drew McIntryre

The church isn't resilient; it's antifragile.