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.

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Episode 172: Stewardship As A Spiritual Practice with Kirby Gould
February 20, 2024
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Episode 172: Stewardship As A Spiritual Practice with Kirby Gould

In this episode, I talk to Kirby Gould of the Christian Church Foundation about looking at stewardship as spiritual practice and not just meeting the church budget. Show Notes: Kirby Gould's Bio Stewardship As A Spiritual Discipline Center for Faith and Giving Website Lectionary Q Podcast Make a Do...

Episode 171: The Hidden History of Humanist Conservatism with Jeffrey Tyler Syck
February 10, 2024
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00:57:3346.19 MB

Episode 171: The Hidden History of Humanist Conservatism with Jeffrey Tyler Syck

In this episode, Professor Jeffrey Tyler Syck talks about a little-known branch of conservatism that might address the political and social problems we are facing today.

Episode 170: Christian Leaders, Islamic Fundamentalism and Gaza with Frederick Schmidt
January 31, 2024
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00:47:0937.83 MB

Episode 170: Christian Leaders, Islamic Fundamentalism and Gaza with Frederick Schmidt

 In this episode, we talk about the silence of alternative Palestinian voices and how many in the West are inadvertently supporting fundamentalist Islam by not listening to those voices.

Episode 169: Death, Dying and Caregiving with Andrew Donaldson
January 20, 2024
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Episode 169: Death, Dying and Caregiving with Andrew Donaldson

Frequent guest Andrew Donaldson joins the show as he and Dennis talk about death and dying as well as being caregivers to their parents.

Episode 168: January 6 in Three Acts with Andrew Donaldson and Dennis Sanders
January 07, 2024
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00:50:1440.35 MB

Episode 168: January 6 in Three Acts with Andrew Donaldson and Dennis Sanders

This episode originally aired January 5, 2022. On the three-year anniversary of January 6, 2021, and at the start of a momentous presidential election year, Dennis reflects on the day and the American future in three acts with fellow podcaster and writer Andrew Donaldson. Heard Tell with Andrew Don...

Episode 167: The Church As People and a Place with Loren Richmond Jr.
January 03, 2024
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Episode 167: The Church As People and a Place with Loren Richmond Jr.

Loren Richmond Jr. returns to the podcast to talk about his summer project taking pictures and learning the history of church buildings in his hometown of Denver and how this pastime impacted his faith and how it can impact your faith as well.

Episode 166: The Most Memorable Episodes of 2023
December 30, 2023
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00:37:4830.32 MB

Episode 166: The Most Memorable Episodes of 2023

In this episode, I look back at the 10 most memorable episodes of 2023.

Episode 165: The Theology of Black Lives Matter with Drew McIntyre
December 20, 2023
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Episode 165: The Theology of Black Lives Matter with Drew McIntyre

Note: This podcast originally aired on December 8, 2021. Black Lives Matter. Those three words have launched a million arguments over the last 8 years or so. What began as a hashtag in the wake of the killing of young black men by the police has become a phrase that has gone global and all the whil...