Special Episode: The Death of John Chau with Matt Mikalatos
Play Episode Download Subscribe Share this episode: About This Episode Earlier this month, John Allen Chau was killed by members of one of the most isolated peoples on earth. According to his own journal, Chau was committed to sharing what he knew of Jesus with the Sentinelese people… and even after being forcefully deterred several…
Episode 29: Jonathan Merritt
There may nor be a cultural sphere in greater need of word-care than that of American Christianity.
Episode 28: Scott Erickson (part 2)
This is part two of my interview with visual artist and storyteller Scott Erickson. The second half of our conversation turns more specifically to the role of art in personal life and well as communal and religious life. We also dig a bit into the difficult of spoken language vs the freedom of visual expression and look, as best as we can into the future.
Episode 27: Scott Erickson
Scott’s work as a visual artist and storyteller comes from and carves out what I consider a vital and sincerely unique place in American Religious culture.
Episode 23: Carlos Whittaker
The question “What do you do?" or "What do you do for a living?" it’s not so much a question about work as it is a way to figure out who someone is; a question of identity.
Episode 22: Sandra McCracken
The ways we move into and out of one another’s lives… the modality of relationship, is a matter of art. Sandra McCracken makes music that not only facilitates human connection but does so with a particularly thoughtful attentiveness. In our conversation, we consider whether or not it is that connection that makes art sacred… rather than a particular setting or use. Check it out.
Episode 21: Dominique Dubois Gillard
My guest is Dominique DuBois Gilliard. Dominique is the director of racial righteousness and reconciliation for the Love Mercy Do Justice Initiative of Evangelical Covenant Church. He is also the author of Rethinking Incarceration, which is the focus of my conversation with him.
Episode 15: Michael Wear Returns!
As someone who has lived and worked in Washington DC with the women and men who often end up characterized as either heroes or demons, Micheal sees the human interplay and the redemptive arc of American politics.
Episode 14: Mark Labberton
My guest on this episode is Mark Labberton. Mark is the author of three deeply insightful books and is most likely better known as the President of Fuller Theological Seminary.