Episodes

Looking for more episodes? Check all of our episodes right here below!

Reinventing Church Funding with Grace Pomroy | Episode 177
April 04, 2024
177
48:2038.74 MB

Reinventing Church Funding with Grace Pomroy | Episode 177

Ever wondered how churches can sustain their missions in a world where the traditional offering plate falls short? The financial fabric that supports our churches is undergoing a radical makeover. This episode isn't just about recounting struggles; it's a treasure trove of inventive solutions, from ...

Holding on to Sacred Spaces with Loren Richmond Jr. | BONUS
April 01, 202408:376.92 MB

Holding on to Sacred Spaces with Loren Richmond Jr. | BONUS

In this clip from a conversation from January 2024, Loren Richmond Jr. voices concerns about diminishing appreciation for the sacredness embodied in church buildings.

Episode 176: Voting as a Moral Act with Bryan McGraw
March 27, 2024
176
57:4746.32 MB

Episode 176: Voting as a Moral Act with Bryan McGraw

Could your vote be an act of pure democratic expression or merely a move in a complex game of strategic power? Grapple with the profound implications of casting a ballot as I'm joined by Brian McGraw, an associate professor at Wheaton College, to navigate the treacherous waters of sincere versus str...

BONUS: Paul Moore on Caring About Mainline Decline

BONUS: Paul Moore on Caring About Mainline Decline

Welcome to a Bonus episode that is part of a series called "Church and Main Shorts," snippets from recent episodes. In an interview from December 2023, Paul Moore on fostering growth within mainline churches. Moore discusses the challenges faced by denominations in embracing change and the importanc...

Episode 175: Reviving the Local Church With David Emery
March 21, 2024
175
01:13:1058.68 MB

Episode 175: Reviving the Local Church With David Emery

Amidst a climate of political upheaval and social unrest, the church's mission has never been more critical. In today's conversation with Pastor David Emery, we confront the tough questions of unity and division, exploring how the church can become a beacon of hope and understanding in a world marke...

Should We Listen to Trump Supporters? | Episode 174
March 18, 2024x
174
25:1220.26 MB

Should We Listen to Trump Supporters? | Episode 174

It's been a while since Dennis has done a solo episode. In this solo pod, he focuses on how we should love Trump supporters as Jesus called us to love our enemies and how this might defeat the former President at the ballot box.Why We Might Want to Listen to Trump SupportersStill More Thoughts on Ta...

Episode 173: Navigating Faith in a Divided World With Joy J. Moore
March 11, 2024
173
00:56:2845.31 MB

Episode 173: Navigating Faith in a Divided World With Joy J. Moore

In this episode, host Dennis Sanders interviews Professor Joy J. Moore about the divisiveness in society and the church, the temptation to make a name for ourselves, and the idolatry of politics. They also discuss the lack of focus on racial reconciliation and the need for grace and humility in the...

Episode 172: Stewardship As A Spiritual Practice with Kirby Gould
February 20, 2024
172
00:48:1638.73 MB

Episode 172: Stewardship As A Spiritual Practice with Kirby Gould

Is putting money in the offering plate the same as having daily prayer?