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Can I Say This At Church Podcast

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A weekly show centered around discussing faith and it's intersection with life. Weekly interviews with Theologians, Pastors, Artists, and more. Let's find out...Can I Say This At Church?

A weekly show centered around discussing faith and it's intersection with life. Weekly interviews with Theologians, Pastors, Artists, and more. Let's find out...Can I Say This At Church?

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United States

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A weekly show centered around discussing faith and it's intersection with life. Weekly interviews with Theologians, Pastors, Artists, and more. Let's find out...Can I Say This At Church?

Language:

English


Episodes

The Rise of the Non-Religious with Hemant Mehta

2/22/2021
Support the show: Patreon ( http://www.patreon.com/canisaythisatchurch ) l Glow ( https://glow.fm/canisaythisatchurch/ ) l Episode Transcript ( https://www.canisaythisatchurch.com/transcripts/ ) What is the problem with the Church and organized religion? I bring on Hemant Mehta of The Friendly Athiest Blog to discuss. He's such fun! Guest Bio: Hemant Mehta is the founder and editor of *FriendlyAtheist.com* ( http://www.friendlyatheist.com/ ) , a *YouTube* (...

Duration:01:00:24

The Whole Gospel with Aaron Niequist

2/15/2021
Support the show: Patreon ( http://www.patreon.com/canisaythisatchurch ) l Glow ( https://glow.fm/canisaythisatchurch/ ) l Episode Transcript ( https://www.canisaythisatchurch.com/transcripts/2021/2/6/a-rhythm-of-prayer-with-sarah-bessey-transcript ) The Lords Pray calls to us...perhaps we pick up the call and listen. What will this change for us? Guest Bio: Aaron a liturgist, writer, and pastor currently living in NYC. After leading worship at Mars Hill Church (Grand Rapids, MI) and Willow...

Duration:00:51:49

A Rhythm of Prayer with Sarah Bessey

2/8/2021
Support the show: Patreon ( http://www.patreon.com/canisaythisatchurch ) l Glow ( https://glow.fm/canisaythisatchurch/ ) l Episode Transcript ( https://www.canisaythisatchurch.com/transcripts/2021/2/6/a-rhythm-of-prayer-with-sarah-bessey-transcript ) We could all stand to have a bit more prayer in our lives but how cool is it that prayer is bigger than we thought? Guest Bio: Sarah Bessey is the author of the popular and critically acclaimed books Jesus Feminist , Out of Sorts: Making Peace...

Duration:00:43:02

Hope and Brokenness with Matt Parker of The Exodus Road

2/1/2021
Support the show: Patreon ( http://www.patreon.com/canisaythisatchurch ) l Glow ( https://glow.fm/canisaythisatchurch/ ) l Episode Transcript I hate that this is even a topic that needs discussed; but here we are discussing sex trafficking and the role of the church. May we begin to care less about power and money and more about one another. Guest Bio: The Exodus Road began through the work of co-founders Matt and Laura Parker who, in 2010, operated a children’s home in rural Northern...

Duration:00:58:21

America's Unholy Ghosts with Joel Edward Goza

1/25/2021
Support the show: Patreon ( http://www.patreon.com/canisaythisatchurch ) l Glow ( https://glow.fm/canisaythisatchurch/ ) l Episode Transcript I thought I had even a tiny understanding of race in America and how the Church had a role in it. I didn't even understand a tiny bit; I still don't Guest Bio: Joel Edward Goza is a writer, minister, and advocate working from Houston's 5th Ward. When not working, Joel spends his time pestering his wife Sarah, daughter Naomi, and son Samuel Roger as...

Duration:00:59:26

Sitting with Spirits with Bob Doto

1/18/2021
Support the show: Patreon ( http://www.patreon.com/canisaythisatchurch ) l Glow ( https://glow.fm/canisaythisatchurch/ ) l Episode Transcript ( https://www.canisaythisatchurch.com/transcripts/2021/1/16/sitting-with-spirits-with-bob-doto-transcript ) What would it look like for us to learn to possibly hear, and learn from, and grow, when we interact with spirits; especially the Holy Spirit? Guest Bio: Since writing his first spiritual punk rock zine at the age of sixteen, Bob Doto has...

Duration:00:55:02

Recover: An EP about Faith and God with Forrest Clay

1/11/2021
Support the show: Patreon ( http://www.patreon.com/canisaythisatchurch ) l Glow ( https://glow.fm/canisaythisatchurch/ ) l Episode Transcript ( https://www.canisaythisatchurch.com/transcripts/2021/1/10/recover-an-ep-about-faith-and-god-with-forrest-clay ) Clay was a joy to have on the show. He's working on finishing his EP now but I'm telling you these songs are flipping amazing and I think give voice to much of what many of us have felt these past years. Guest Bio: Forrest Clay is a...

Duration:00:51:02

Jesus Unexpected with Keith Giles

12/30/2020
Support the show: Patreon ( http://www.patreon.com/canisaythisatchurch ) l Glow ( https://glow.fm/canisaythisatchurch/ ) l Episode Transcript Keith joins the show again. This time he and I go at what happens at the end of the world. Guest Bio: Keith Giles is a former pastor who left the pulpit to follow Jesus over 12 years ago and started a church where 100% of the offering was given away to the poor in the community. Today he's the author of the best selling "Jesus Un" series of books which...

Duration:01:04:10

Who and What is God

12/28/2020
Support the show: Patreon ( http://www.patreon.com/canisaythisatchurch ) l Glow ( https://glow.fm/canisaythisatchurch/ ) Each episode this year has brought an answer to a question that I think is so big. That question..."when we say God what are we actually trying to say?". Here are those answers, in part. Guest Music by Forrest Clay You can also find all the musical selections from all our episodes on our Spotify ( https://open.spotify.com/playlist/3UWAOxyQ4VkH3nHv7TyBNV ) Playlist. Check...

Duration:01:39:12

Approaching Mystical Union with Jennifer Trently

12/21/2020
Support the show: Patreon ( http://www.patreon.com/canisaythisatchurch ) l Glow ( https://glow.fm/canisaythisatchurch/ ) l Episode Transcript ( https://www.canisaythisatchurch.com/transcripts/2020/12/19/approaching-mystical-union-with-jennifer-trently-transcript ) Patrons are the best. These conversations with them are even better. Jennifer is one of my favorite people and she's full of such wisdom. Guest Bio: Born and raised outside of Philadelphia, PA, Jennifer has spent her adult life in...

Duration:01:00:09

Honest Advent and a God of Wonder with Scott Erickson

12/14/2020
Support the show: Patreon ( http://www.patreon.com/canisaythisatchurch ) l Glow ( https://glow.fm/canisaythisatchurch/ ) l Episode Transcript ( https://www.canisaythisatchurch.com/transcripts/2020/12/13/honest-advent-and-a-god-of-wonder-with-scott-erickson-/-transcript ) Incarnation is bringing a new thing, a wondrous thing. Now it’s on us to get the heck out of the way to watch it. Guest Bio: Scott Erickson is a touring painter, performance speaker, and creative curate who mixes...

Duration:01:02:06

We Sang A Dirge with Lo Alaman

12/7/2020
Support the show: Patreon ( http://www.patreon.com/canisaythisatchurch ) l Glow ( https://glow.fm/canisaythisatchurch/ ) l Episode Transcript ( https://www.canisaythisatchurch.com/transcripts/2020/12/6/we-sang-a-dirge-with-lo-alaman-/-transcript ) The whole world is dancing to a song we can't hear. But for those of us that has ears to hear we hear the dirge and we hear Christ's critique of our inability to enter into it. Guest Bio: Lo The Poet (Lo Alaman) could be considered an artist,...

Duration:00:57:06

A Theology of Benign Resistance with Stephen Backhouse

11/30/2020
Support the show: Patreon ( http://www.patreon.com/canisaythisatchurch ) l Glow ( https://glow.fm/canisaythisatchurch/ ) l Episode Transcript ( https://www.canisaythisatchurch.com/transcripts/2020/11/25/a-theology-of-benign-resistance-with-stephen-backhouse-/-transcript ) "I’m pleading! American Christians, if you call yourself a Christian, consider not being patriotic; consider just weaning yourself off of patriotism. Because when it really comes down to it that is the idol for today." -...

Duration:01:08:58

#WAFR: White American Folk Religion with Jonathan Walton

11/23/2020
Support the show: Patreon ( http://www.patreon.com/canisaythisatchurch ) l Glow ( https://glow.fm/canisaythisatchurch/ ) l Episode Transcript Patriot Churches? White American Folk Religion? What do these things mean and what do they have to do with us? Guest Bio: Jonathan Walton, author of Twelve Lies that Hold America Captive and the Truth that Sets Us Free , is an Area Director for InterVarsity. As one of Christianity Today’s 33 Under 33, he has been featured in multiple outlets for his...

Duration:01:16:27

The Way of BEING with Jon Steingard

11/16/2020
Support the show: Patreon ( http://www.patreon.com/canisaythisatchurch ) l Glow ( https://glow.fm/canisaythisatchurch/ ) l Episode Transcript ( https://www.canisaythisatchurch.com/transcripts/2020/11/7/the-way-of-being-with-jon-steingard-transcript ) It's not about what we say...it is entirely about our way of BEING. Guest Bio: Jon Steingard is a director and filmmaker from San Diego, California. Canadian by birth - Californian by choice. Jon also used to front the band Hawk Nelson. He...

Duration:01:14:47

Good White Racist with Kerry Connelly

11/9/2020
Support the show: Patreon ( http://www.patreon.com/canisaythisatchurch ) l Glow ( https://glow.fm/canisaythisatchurch/ ) l Episode Transcript ( https://www.canisaythisatchurch.com/transcripts/2020/11/4/good-white-racist-with-kerry-connelly-transcript ) It will take each of us raising our voice in our own circles...this matters... Guest Bio: Kerry Connelly ( https://www.kerryconnelly.com/ ) is a writer; Certified Life Coach; author of the no-nonsense blog Jerseygirl, JESUS ; and host of the...

Duration:01:07:37

Revisiting A God That Can't with Thomas Jay Oord

11/2/2020
Support the show: Patreon ( http://www.patreon.com/canisaythisatchurch ) l Glow ( https://glow.fm/canisaythisatchurch/ ) l Episode Transcript ( https://www.canisaythisatchurch.com/transcripts/2020/10/28/revisiting-a-god-that-cant-with-thomas-jay-oord-transcript ) Dipping our toes back into thoughts around a God that “can’t”. Guest Bio: Thomas Jay Oord is a theologian, philosopher, and multidisciplinary scholar who directs a doctoral program at Northwind Theological Seminary and the Center...

Duration:00:55:37

Empathy for the Devil, The Church, and #DelilahWasRight with J.R. Forasteros

10/26/2020
Support the show: Patreon ( http://www.patreon.com/canisaythisatchurch ) l Glow ( https://glow.fm/canisaythisatchurch/ ) l Episode Transcript ( https://www.canisaythisatchurch.com/transcripts/2020/10/24/empathy-for-the-devil-the-church-and-delilahwasright-with-jr-forasteros-transcript ) What happens when we begin to consider that those that do "bad things" might not have necessarily though they were doing so? What if it had been you? What would we do? Guest Bio: JR. Forasteros is on an...

Duration:01:11:44

Everybody Now

10/19/2020
Episode Transcript ( https://www.canisaythisatchurch.com/transcripts/2020/10/17/everybody-now ) We’ve caused a turning point in the Earth’s natural history. Everybody Now is a podcast about what it means to be human on the threshold of a global climate emergency, in a time of systemic injustice and runaway pandemics. Scientists, activists, farmers, poets, and theologians talk bravely and frankly about how our biosphere is changing, about grief and hope in an age of social collapse and mass...

Duration:01:45:32

Keeping The Faith with Sy Hoekstra, Suzie Lahoud, and Jonathan Walton

10/14/2020
Support the show: Patreon ( http://www.patreon.com/canisaythisatchurch ) l Glow ( https://glow.fm/canisaythisatchurch/ ) l Episode Transcript Stand with me. Keep the faith. This collection is for anyone who has ever looked at the religious pageantry propping up the Trump administration and said quietly in their heart: This is not my Jesus. We’re with you. And we’re saying it from the chest, for the people in the back. Guest Bios: Jonathan Walton, author of Twelve Lies that Hold America...

Duration:00:56:53