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Apr 17, 2018

They say “that’s what friends are for,”  but who are they and what is it? Finding and maintaining friendships seems like frustrating business for many of us: Jeff and Allen included. This episode asks whether it’s better to have a small group of close friends or a large group of ones further away, the possible...


Apr 3, 2018

Allen believes the church is for cultivating story.  So let’s talk about that. And in this episode, the hosts answer “Ask Me Anything” questions submitted by listeners, including science and miracles, spiritual formation for children, and revisiting pacifism.

Cultivating Story Conversation (00:55)

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Mar 20, 2018

Is there value in reclaiming repentance?  The word itself connotes different things for all of us and, in this episode, Jeff and Allen unpack the stuff it brings up for them. Is it condemnation or invitation? Transformation or challenge? After the conversation, they try to guess who said what on another edition of...


Mar 6, 2018

This is the story of Intersections, told by pastors Allen, Casey, Bonnie and Raj -- a diverse group of clergy with their own stories of leaving Evangelical and Fundamentalist communities of faith. Together they’ve established a group for spiritual conversations between people with similar paths. Jeff and Adam (from...


Feb 20, 2018

Pain, media portrayal, and empathy. Who of us hasn’t come across images of suffering?  Jeff and Allen discuss the nature of pain, the way presentations of suffering get used, and alternately consumed, and how we might provide spaces for healing in honest and genuine ways.  The episode ends in a moment of honesty...