#18 The One Where We Talk About Politics

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Christians live in a sense of tension about how to think about and discuss politics. On the one hand, we recognize our faith has implications for the world. On the other, the partisan spirit that grips some parts of the church is deeply problematic. Is there a better way? Join Gray and Eric as they wrestle with this hard topic.

What's Good:
Gray - Lifeproof Phone Case (Unlike Gray's recommendation, the link is for a proper phone -Eric)

#17 Demystifying Preaching

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A group of people gathering together each week to hear a sermon is, when you think about it, kind of a strange thing. Join Eric and Gray as they discuss what preaching is, offer some categories to help you understand what's happening, and provide suggestions on how to engage with it fruitfully.

What's Good:
Eric - Leonard Cohen

#16 Grief, Faith & Terminal Cancer

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This week our discussion turns a bit more personal. Gray and Eric discuss grief and how to help those who are grieving through the lens of Eric and his wife's own journey with her terminal illness.

What's Good:
Gray - Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

#14 Where We Tell You God's Will For Your Life

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What is God's will for my life? What decisions am I supposed to make? How do I discern what I am supposed to do? Join Gray and Eric as they discuss these questions and help us think carefully about how to live faithfully in step with God.

What's Good:
Eric - Building models with your kids
Gray - Magna Planner

#13 Celebrity, Christianity & Kanye West

We might be breaking one of our rules this week, but Eric and Gray are discussing the controversy surrounding the apparent conversion and new album by Kanye West. In case you are worried we're selling out too much, however, don't be - our main interest is in the broader phenomenon of celebrity both in culture and in the church.

What's Good:
Gray - Doug Linker
Eric - Jason Aaron's Thor and the Immortal Hulk

#12 Violence in the Bible

Many Christians struggle with accounts of violence in Scripture, especially in the Old Testament. What do we do with divinely-declared wars, sudden acts of judgment and seeming genocides? Join Gray and Eric as they discuss this challenging issue.

What's Good:
Eric - the Monster Hunter book series
Gray - Subversive Sabbath

#11 Evangelism...?

There are few topics as uncomfortable or guilt-inducing for many Christians than evangelism. Hopefully, this won't make you feel either of those things. Join Eric and Gray as they talk about living on God's mission and sharing the good news of Jesus with others.

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What's good:
Eric - The Argument podcast
Gray - Modoker Vintage Laptop Backpack