Episode 25 – Jonathan Martin

As the Water to Wine Gathering approaches, it was good discuss a plethora of topics with Jonathan Martin.  He talks about the “boy on the bike,” Water to Wine, and how he would change the world.  I appreciate his vulnerability. I finally asked him, “What’s the deal with Brian Zahnd” and I think you’ll like…

Episode 24 – Thomas Jay Oord

Talked to Thomas Jay Oord (call me Tom) this morning about his book “God Can’t.”  Listen in as we discuss God’s love and his nature.  The subtitle of the book is “How to Believe in God after tragedy, abuse and other evils”. I think you will like this one… Find Tom here:  http://thomasjayoord.com/ Message me…

Episode 23 – My Son in Taiwan

With my book releasing July 1st about Fatherhood and what it taught me about God, I thought it would be fun to talk to my son.  He has a podcast called “Free China Pod.”  We kind of joint-interviewed each other for our retrospective podcasts. Find him here:  http://freechinapost.com/   Message me at any time if…

Episode 22 – Meg Calvin and Miranda Priddy

Who would have thought that I would interview these two beautiful, intelligent women on the day that Rachel Held Evans was memorialized.  But, that’s how it worked out and we ended up talking about her, among other things.  I didn’t know Meg or Miranda very well before this conversation, but I’m now glad we got…

Episode 20 – Joe Beach

Joe Beach is the pastor of Amazing Grace Church in Denver, Colorado.   He is also a close personal friend of Brian and Peri Zahnd.   Listen to his story about “Oridnary Church” which is also the title of his new book available around the time of the Water to Wine Gathering. I hope you enjoy Joe…

Episode 19 – Keith Giles

I was fortunate to be able to talk to my friend Keith Giles and ask him the questions I wanted to ask him.  So, this is not your typical interview, it’s just the questions that were burning in my mind.  We did Talk about his new book, Jesus Unveiled, that will be out June 9th. To find…

Episode 21 – Brian Zahnd

Got to sit down with my pastor Brian Zahnd.  We talked about Bob Dylan, the church and the upcoming Water to Wine Gathering.  I feel satisfied that we barely mentioned penal substitutionary atonement or any complex theological topics.  I got to ask what I wanted and he answered how he wanted. Hope you enjoy our…

Episode 18 – Karl and Laura

Now, this is interesting!  Laura said if none of my friends would talk to me that she would talk to me on the podcast.  So, we got the chance and we had a pretty good conversation.  Winston the Wonder Dog was busy making noise, but we got through it. Hope you enjoy this.   Message…

Episode 17 – Rudee Sade

Laura and I talked with Rude Sade Lipscom.  We met her at Water to Wine and had some interesting conversations.  This is her first time to speak about matters of justice, religion and privilege.  But trust me, she has a lot to say! We talked about racism, Water to Wine, Jonathan Martin.  This raised my…

Episode 16 – Cyd Notter – Plan A Diet

Cyd Notter has written a book that clearly explains the benefits of a whole food, plant-based diet.  It is called “The Plan A Diet.”  In it, she also deals with Scripture and other issues people face.  She does it in a way that is very informative, clear and concise. Hope you enjoy our conversation. You…