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How can we overcome the disconnect between our Sunday faith and the rest of our week? Every week, join Brendan Romigh and Dr. Bob Robinson as they discuss the joys and frustrations of reintegrating every aspect of life with their faith and interview thought leaders and practitioners who are doing it. Bob is in his 50s and Brendan is in his 20s, so they offer an engaging dialogue from different generational vantage points. If you desire insights into how to live an integrated Christian life, one in which you can better experience Jesus Christ and participate in what God’s doing in the world, this is the podcast for you.

How can we overcome the disconnect between our Sunday faith and the rest of our week? Every week, join Brendan Romigh and Dr. Bob Robinson as they discuss the joys and frustrations of reintegrating every aspect of life with their faith and interview thought leaders and practitioners who are doing it. Bob is in his 50s and Brendan is in his 20s, so they offer an engaging dialogue from different generational vantage points. If you desire insights into how to live an integrated Christian life, one in which you can better experience Jesus Christ and participate in what God’s doing in the world, this is the podcast for you.

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United States

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How can we overcome the disconnect between our Sunday faith and the rest of our week? Every week, join Brendan Romigh and Dr. Bob Robinson as they discuss the joys and frustrations of reintegrating every aspect of life with their faith and interview thought leaders and practitioners who are doing it. Bob is in his 50s and Brendan is in his 20s, so they offer an engaging dialogue from different generational vantage points. If you desire insights into how to live an integrated Christian life, one in which you can better experience Jesus Christ and participate in what God’s doing in the world, this is the podcast for you.

Language:

English

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3308064901


Episodes

How to Focus on the God who is Working at our Workplace - with Denise Daniels

6/14/2021
How do we invite God into our everyday work lives? We spend most of our time not at church or in a quiet place, but at work! How do we find God there? In a new book, Working in the Presence of God: Spiritual Practices for Everyday Work (Hendrickson Publishers in partnership with the Theology of Work Project, 2019), co-authors Denise Daniels and Shannon Vandewarker help us to create practices within our work-a-day lives to see where God is already present in our work environment. If we want...

Duration:00:40:06

Navigating the After-College Transition - with Erica Young Reitz

5/25/2021
Are you a recent college graduate, or an upper-classman in college, or have a loved one in that stage of life? It is an anxious time, transitioning out of college. New careers, new places to live, new relationships. A lot is changing. Today’s guest has lots of practical wisdom and tools to help with the transition. Erica Young Reitz is the principal and founder of After College Transition. She has several years of college ministry experience working for the CCO and directing a program at...

Duration:00:42:19

Becoming Agents of Flourishing in Our Communities - with Amy Sherman

5/3/2021
What does it take for Christians to pursue "shalom" in every corner of society? How can churches be a blessing to their communities in practical ways to actually make life better for those who live there? Our guest is Dr. Amy Sherman, the author of several books, manuals, and over 80 articles and essays. Her last book, Kingdom Calling: Vocational Stewardship for the Common Good from InterVarsity Press, won Christianity Today’s 2013 Book of the Year in the Christian Living category. She has...

Duration:00:33:57

Reintegrate Your Faith and Work through Worship - with Matthew Kaemingk

4/17/2021
How do we actually reintegrate our faith with our work? Not just theologically or theoretically, but actually work in a way that is impacted by our faith? Is there no practical connection between Sunday worship and Monday work? Our guest is Dr. Matthew Kaemingk. His latest book, co-authored with Calvin Seminary professor Cory Willson, is Work and Worship: Reconnecting Our Labor and Liturgy (Baker Academic). Matthew tells us that faith and work are best reintegrated through gathered...

Duration:00:46:46

Work, Wholeness, and Justice - with Lisa Slayton

4/5/2021
What does it look like to be a Christian at work? How can we be healthy and whole people who are better able to contribute? What is our mission in the workplace? How can we be agents of justice in and through our work? Our guest on this episode of the Reintegrate Podcast is Lisa Slayton. Lisa is the founder of Tamim Partners where she comes alongside leaders and their teams to grow in wholeness and cohesion as they seek to serve their organizations for the common good and for the...

Duration:00:40:22

Become a Leader Worth Following - with Suzi Lantz

3/22/2021
What is the greatest need for Christians who have leadership roles in their companies or institutions? Our guest today is Suzi Lantz, a senior consultant with Giant Worldwide, training leaders to increase their leadership skills, communicate effectively, and excel at work (and life). Suzi believes that the greatest need is for leaders to become healthy themselves, to know themselves to lead themselves, for the sake of loving those they lead to become all God wants them to be. Find free...

Duration:00:41:13

Why We Feel Lonely - with Eric O. Jacobsen

3/9/2021
Are you experiencing loneliness? We drive to work. We drive back home from work. We watch some TV. When we have some free time, we are scrolling through something on our smartphones. No wonder we’re so lonely! We’ve been set up to not be connected to our neighbors. Today’s guest is author and pastor Eric O. Jacobsen. Eric is the senior pastor of First Presbyterian Church in Tacoma, Washington, and received his Ph.D. from Fuller Theological Seminary. His latest book is Three Pieces of...

Duration:00:32:00

Questions about Reading the Bible, the Problem of Evil, and Slavery in the Bible - with Michael Wittmer

2/23/2021
How and why should we read the Bible? Why is evil a bad reason to not believe in God? Why is evil the best reason to believe in Jesus? What does the Bible teach about slavery? These are the questions we ask Dr. Michael Wittmer, Professor of Theology at Grand Rapids Theological Seminary and the Director of the Christian Worldview Center at Cornerstone University. His latest book is The Bible Explainer: Questions and Answers on Origins, the Old Testament, Jesus, the End Times, and More...

Duration:00:18:01

Christians, Kuyper, Politics, and Race - with Dr. Vincent Bacote

2/1/2021
Insurrectionists storming the Capitol and Rep. Josh Hawley, who supported those who stormed the Capitol, invoking the name of Abraham Kuyper. How can white evangelicals learn from this ugly chapter on America's history? What can we do, as we seek to follow the Lord Jesus Christ, to move forward? As a Black man and an evangelical theology scholar, Dr. Vincent Bacote is able to help white Christians better navigate the nexus of evangelical culture, politics, theology, and race. Vincent...

Duration:00:49:31

Getting Your Faith Unstuck - with Sam Van Eman

1/6/2021
Our guest on this episode of the Reintegrate Podcast is Sam Van Eman, author of Disruptive Discipleship: The Power of Breaking Routine to Kickstart Your Faith (InterVarsity Press, 2017). As a specialist with the CCO’s Experiential Designs team, Sam creates disruptive and transformational experiences that are designed to jolt us and reorient people so that they can grow in discipleship to Jesus Christ. In the last episode of 2020, Bob and Brendan began their conversation with Sam. Be sure...

Duration:00:42:30

Igniting Christmas Hope in the Midst of Hardship - with Sam Van Eman

12/21/2020
We are blessed to have Sam Van Eman on for two episodes. Here, right before Christmas, Sam shares with Bob and Brendan ways we can ignite Christmas hope in the midst of hardship. How can hope be defined by adaptability so that our days are full of Christmas wonder? Sam sparks our imaginations as to how we can do things out of the ordinary for those around us. Sam Van Eman is the author of Disruptive Discipleship: The Power of Breaking Routine to Kickstart Your Faith (InterVarsity Press,...

Duration:00:30:02

Saved for a Mission - with JR Rozko

12/7/2020
What are we saved for? God's inviting us to join his mission to reconcile all things back to himself. JR Rozko helps Bob and Brendan understand the connections between salvation, discipleship, and mission. Salvation is the embodied experience of participating in what God is now doing in the world. "Discipleship is less about me trying to be like Jesus, and more about me trying to live my life as though Jesus were me." JR is the Executive Director of The Telos Collective, a national church...

Duration:00:35:15

How Christians can be better American Citizens – with Stephanie Summers

10/27/2020
Stephanie Summers discusses with Bob and Brendan ideas for civic engagement that faithfully seeks to further public justice in both our nation but also our local contexts. They discuss how to actively discuss public policy and candidates with others without the trappings of political punditry, which seems to end with everyone hating each other. Christians wanting holistic approaches to political engagement have not been given many tools for accomplishing that. The Center for Public Justice...

Duration:00:34:15

Political Ideologies That Become Idolatries - with David Koyzis

10/13/2020
How have the various political ideologies become idolatries? We have David Koyzis on to guide us through the strengths and weaknesses of each of them - Liberalism, Conservatism, Nationalism, Democracy, and Socialism. This is a crash-course in political science during the election season from one of our generation’s best thinkers on the subject. David T. Koyzis earned his Ph.D. in government and international studies from the University of Notre Dame. He has taught undergraduate political...

Duration:00:28:57

Are You Prepared for the Accelerated Change of the 2020s? - with Tom Sine and Dwight Friesen

10/5/2020
2020 has been an incredible year of turmoil. It is the first year of a decade that promises to have lots of challenges. Tom Sine and Dwight Friesen are the authors of a fresh new book, 2020s Foresight: Three Vital Practices for Thriving in a Decade of Accelerated Change. Brendan and Bob discuss with them how these three vital practices can prepare young people, ministry leaders, and marketplace Christians for a decade that promises to be incredibly challenging. How can Christians be on...

Duration:00:47:37

The Gospel that Unites Us - with Mark Roberts

9/22/2020
We are experiencing disunity in ever-increasing ways. We are feeling it especially in 2020. How did we get here? According to Genesis, God created an integrated world, where we could live in harmony. But sin has dis-integrated everything. Sin breaks these loving relationships. Therefore, what is the grand plan of God? “To unite all things in Christ, things in heaven and things on earth!” (Eph 1:10) The cross of Christ not only provides individual forgiveness and eternal life, but it also...

Duration:00:32:52

Taking Your Faith to the Movies – with Craig Detweiler

9/8/2020
How do we reintegrate the Christian faith with how we watch movies? We can go to the movies to just be entertained or escape for a couple hours, or we can look closer and dig deeper. What do the stories and characters in today’s movies tell us about the human condition? How can art teach us things that God wants us to grasp that we may not understand in any other way? Dr. Craig Detweiler (MFA, University of Southern California’s School of Cinema/TV and Ph.D. in Theology and Culture, Fuller...

Duration:00:23:21

History, Evangelicals, and Trump - with John Fea

9/1/2020
In this podcast, we continue our discussion with Dr. John Fea. Professor of American History at Messiah University. He provides a historical framework for understanding the rise of the Religious Right and the political environment that led to evangelicals embracing Donald Trump in the 2016 election. We discuss the political playbook of the Religious Right that has limited the strategy to overturning Roe v Wade with Supreme Court justices. This framework for political engagement doesn’t ask...

Duration:00:37:42

Was America Founded as a Christian Nation? with John Fea

8/25/2020
The idea that America was founded to be a Christian nation is a presumption that many evangelical Christians have. It is no wonder, since so many conservative preachers and teachers perpetuate the myth, including Robert Jeffress, Eric Metaxas, and David Barton. Dr. John Fea, Distinguished Professor of American History at Messiah University, wrote a detailed history book on the subject and provides insight and analysis on what the founders actually believed and what they were attempting to...

Duration:00:27:20

What is God calling me to do with my life? with Dr. Steven Garber

8/17/2020
Now that I know what I know (about myself, this world, and God), what am I going to do with my life? According to Dr. Steven Garber, this is the essence of the word, “Vocation.” For decades, Steve has been thinking and writing on the deep things of vocation, on finding a vision for life, responding to the call of God, and how to live wisely so that our ordinary lives are filled with meaning and purpose. Steve discusses these topics with Brendan Romigh and Dr. Bob Robinson, providing...

Duration:00:33:37