On Tuesday March 21, 2017 we will join the voices of hundreds of thousands of others observing World Down Syndrome Day. Today's episode is a an interview with Heather Avis who joined us last year, and has since written a book called The Lucky Few.
In this episode we talk with Katie (Davis) Majors about her life and journey in Uganda, having become a young mother, and adopting 13 local girls. Katie shares that in Uganda one the largest expenses for families is sending their children to school. It is for this reason why children are placed into orphanages where than they can receive an education.
Skye Jethani is an award-winning author, speaker, consultant and ordained pastor. He also serves as the co-host of the popular Phil Vischer Podcast, a weekly show than blends astute cultural and theological insights with comical conversation.
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.