Pastors fail. They have affairs, they struggle with power, money and honesty. Ultimately they are not immune to sin, so how should the church deal with it? How should the leader in question face their failure? Today we learn from Dr. Gerry Breshears about moral failure, leadership and the difference between redemption and grace. 

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Purity Culture

August 7, 2020

What is Purity Culture? How did it start? Is it even Biblical? Today we hear from Joshua Harris, writer of the book "I Kissed Dating Goodbye", to listen to his take on the purity culture movement, how it has developed and how his view has changed since writing his christian best seller. 

Racism Part 2: The Movement

July 11, 2020

Is there a Biblical mandate for Christians to pursue social justice surrounding race? Should Christians support the BLM Organization and if not, how can they support black lives? Should churches strive to have diverse leadership? Why or why not? Join us as we talk with Michelle Lang-Raymond about the movement against racism in America and the Church.

Racism Part 1: The Moments

June 19, 2020

Part one of a two part series talking about racism in America and how the church should respond. In part one we listen to POC sharing their moments of experiencing racism in America. 

Lament

May 23, 2020

Why does the Bible speak to lament? How should we engage with those who are lamenting in our church communities? What does lament reveal to us about God and His character? This week we sit down with worship leader and artist Logan Myers to talk about the impact lament has had on his faith and the role it played in his forthcoming album, No Where Left to Run. 

Pornography

April 20, 2020

What is it like to be a woman struggling with porn in the evangelical church today? Have conservative Christians created a harmful stigma for women when choosing to mainly address men when it comes to issues of sexual addition and pornography? How can men and women both get help? How did others help you? How can the church change when it comes to engaging in this subject? Join us as we hear Sarah Moreau talk about her struggle and journey with pornography as an evangelical christian.  

Music, Art & Creativity: Does God Even Care?

March 21, 2020

Does God call people to be creative? Does art actually matter in life? Can being creative be a spiritual practice? Join us as we talk with John Mark McMillan about growing up, wrestling with what it means to be alive and all our questions about art and creativity. 

The Charismatic Church and Practices

March 1, 2020

 Charismatics are defined as Christians who share with Pentecostals an emphasis on the gifts of the Spirit but who remain a part of a mainline church. Even so, the charismatic church is still often looked at as being "odd" or "untamed" by many who belong to non-demon/evangelical churches in the west. In this episode we talk with Annalise Southwood about her experience growing up in the charismatic church and ask some of our biggest questions about prophecy, speaking in tongues and the Holy Spirit. 

Sexual Beings

February 9, 2020

Do the conversations we have about sex during our upbringing play into how we view sex as adults? Is saying that men have a stronger sex drive than women a damaging stereotype? Can and should single people engage with their sexuality? Join us as we talk with Matt and Lauren Bowen about being sexual beings trying to pursue what Christ has for us.

Singleness

January 12, 2020

Being single within the christian community can often feel like a negative thing, but is it supposed to? Why does Paul the Apostle consider singleness a gift? How can we balance the tension between being content within singleness while longing for companionship? Join our conversation with Beka Hardt as she shares her insight on singleness and serving God in this current culture.