Co-Founder of The Bible Project Tim Mackie joins us on the podcast to give his opinion on the violence of the Old Testament, he offers a Bed Bath and Beyond explanation of the Bible, and shares his backstory around how he met the beauty of Jesus through skateboarding.
This week we welcome special guest Matt Carter of the Bad Christian Podcast. There have been a number of podcast episodes where Matt, Toby, and Joey discuss the overwhelming shortcomings of the modern church. While we agree with many of the opinions expressed from Matt, we wanted to hear more from his opinions about what could make it better and really try to understand the future potential for the "Mega Church".
Author and Pastor of Woodland Hills Church joins us this week to share about his view and on the Old Testament and the significance of Jesus' act on the cross. In our time together, Greg goes into great detail about how we can understand a God the presumably commands genocide and consider how a people carried it out.
Michael Wear is the founder of Public Square Strategies LLC, and a leading expert and strategist at the intersection of faith, politics and American public life. As one of President Obama's "ambassadors to America's believers" (Buzzfeed), Michael directed faith outreach for President Obama’s historic 2012 re-election campaign.
In this episode @IzziRay joins us to discuss a blog posted two years ago called, "Church, Here’s Why People Are Leaving You. Part 1" from John Pavlovitz, a pastor in North Carolina. The article went viral and we feel confident this issue is still present today.