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Where the sacred and profane collide! 3 preachers talk about everything from Andy Warhol's faith to the bane of consumerism with seriousness and sarcasm! Entertaining and educational!






ep47 pastor shortage?! the sex talk, is America First Christian? Superstitious Christians, Too much justification?

ep47 pastor shortage?! the sex talk, is America First Christian? Superstitious Christians, Too much justification? by Joel Hess

Duration: 00:51:39

ep46 What do you tell a dying man? fighting straw men, some people don't care! woman pastors?

Do you like long walks on the beach, puppies and the color tan? Then you are gonna love this plate of pickled meats! The fellas get to the point on a couple of topics! Plus instead of a sponsor we are doing a fundraiser for journalists who were put out of work due to the shortcomings of Hurricane Irma! Topics: 1. WHAT DO YOU TELL A DYING MAN? confession of sins? give em Jesus? Ask if they really really truly truly are a believer? 2. STRAW MAN ARGUMENTS. What are they? Why do they fail? Why...

Duration: 01:09:54

ep45 What do you tell people in a Hurricane? how to confirmation! early communion

ep45 What do you tell people in a Hurricane? how to confirmation! early communion by Joel Hess

Duration: 01:06:26

ep44 the fight! nashville statement, when to lie, stuff to teach boys, study techniques

This ain't like eating steak from some steakhouse chain, this is home grilled home raised beef that one first place at the county fair - Medium rare and the only seasoning is a little salt and pepper and the blood its cooked in. Grab a fork and dig in! After talking about the fight the gentlemen tackle the following issues: 1. THE NASHVILLE STATEMENT. Do you agree or not? Is it the perfect statement or could it have been said better? 2. JAGGED WORD FIELD GUIDE TO BEING A MAN AND 25 Things...

Duration: 01:12:53

ep43 white nationalism? anitfa? tearing down statues? jesus sexist racist? racism taught? hmmm

This ain't no party, this ain't no disco, This ain't no fooling around No time for dancing, or lovey dovey, I ain't got time for that now - Life During Wartime, Talking Heads Its crazy out there! Come inside, put up your checkered vans, pour a glass of absinthe and listen. TOPICS: 1. KKK, Neo nazis I know. What the heck is White Nationalism? Is it a growing dangerous group of ne'er-do-wells? or has the media magnified a rather minor group? 2. Antifa? Sounds good, but who do you define as...

Duration: 01:07:28

ep42 Cindy Koch on her new book! favorite cocktail? vulgarity & Christian writing?

Finding a great podcast amidst all the bland rice cake christian lite stuff is like finding a microbrew that produces something other than IPAs! Well your search is over! Take a long drink and share it with some friends! We are the Double Bock of broadcasting! Like, follow, share! TOPICS: 1. CINDY KOCH AND HER NEW BOOK - WOMAN: THE FORGOTTEN STORY. Cindy talks about why she wrote it and how it uniquely tells the story of women's identity as God sees it! It is nothing but centered in Jesus...

Duration: 01:10:38

ep41 hiroshima wrong? circumcision party? michelle carter suicide. criticize other christians ok?

We are back and better than ever! Not to drop names, but what other podcast considers the words and works of Charles Baudelaire, Robert Oppenheimer, Ludacris and St. Paul in the same episode. Yeah, and if you listen closely you'll also get a recipe for a presbyterian, nice church body but a better cocktail! Share and Subscribe my friends! topics: 1. SHOULD WE HAVE DROPPED THE BOMB ON HIROSHIMA??? We assume yes, but was it the manly thing to do? Should one fight an adversary face to face?...

Duration: 01:08:02

ep 40 jesus loves babies, roughing it, at least i'm not that guy gospel, being church outside church

100 years from now they will be listening to Ringside on Mars. Why not start now before we "sell out"! Got some great topics for your precious podcast time allotment! Ross is back too! 1. THE JOY OF THE PASTORAL VISIT! Yes that sounds awfully nerdy. give it a listen. Does your pastor visit the sick, members at home, etc.? 2. JESUS LOVES BABIES NOT BECAUSE THEY ARE CUTE AND CUDDLY - BUT HELPLESS AND COMPLETELY UNABLE TO DECIDE TO FOLLOW JESUS! 3. THE PRESS AND THOU SHALT NOT SLANDER. in the...

Duration: 01:08:41

ep39 suffering=blessing, near death experience with buddies, blessing of animals, homes?

This is not your grandfather's podcast! You will hear things you can't unhear! Don't be afraid, keep listening. It's like the first time you acquired the taste of a nice cup of black coffee. A whole new world has been opened to you! TOPICS: 1. SUFFERING IS A BLESSING - Reading from Dennis Ngien's wonderful book on Luther's exposition of the lament psalms. great quotes! 2. THE IMPORTANCE OF DANGEROUS MISHAPS WITH FRIENDS. Near death experiences with friends are the best. though they might...

Duration: 00:57:44

ep38 declaration of incoherence? Hunting is good! sinner & saint, amer revolution just war?

There's no party like a holy spirit party cuz a holy spirit party don't stop! We are back to talk about stuff that probably shouldn't be talked about among polite company! Earmuffs kids! We have a special guest, Andrew Menz, joining us to talk about the value and joy of hunting as well other topics! 1. DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE HAS BECOME MEANINGLESS? 2. HUNTING IS GOOD FOR THE SOUL 3. ROMANS 7 - SIMULTANEOUSLY SINNER AND SAINT!? CAN YOU STRUGGLE WITH SIN AND STILL BE A SAINT? 4. WAS THE...

Duration: 01:15:07

ep37 men wear shorts? know Jesus no peace? family vacation! man needs adventure! Teddy Roosevelt

If you always thought that fudge was just fancy and overpriced frosting, you're at the right podcast. We got more wisdom like that for free! Come listen to the gentlemen slice through BS like Uma Thurman in Kill Bill 1&2! Topics: 1. FAMILY VACATION! Its important to get out there as a family if you can. Even if its hiking a trail a sleeping beneath the stars. 2. IS IT MANLY FOR A MAN TO WEAR SHORTS! THe fellas have some differences of opinion on this topic. Ernest Hemingway wore them...

Duration: 01:02:38

ep 36 special guest Scott Keith, Bad sermons, Father's Grace, Words and violence? poets v scientists

Ever water ski and end up being dragged face first, mouth open and not letting go of the rope. Yeah, Ringside is kinda like that! hold on and hold your breath. We have a great guest with us, Dr. and author Scott Keith. He will talk about Fatherhood and Melanchthon's thoughts on preaching. Our Sponsor - the new learning game by Milton Bradley titled, God's Will TOPICS: 1. If a sermon doesnt call people to repentance and give forgiveness in Jesus Christ. Just don't! You might as well be...

Duration: 01:03:47

ep 35 special guest Cindy Koch on womanhood, must believe in trinity? marry the same faith?

Wow. Forgive us for losing a week. We were temporarily defeated in an existential jiujitsu match by our doppelgängers. OK, we had technological difficulties and turned it into a break. But we are back! Sorry naysayers, haters and people who watch Mad About You reruns! And we had a fantastic guest, Cindy Koch to done learn us about God's view of womanhood! We thank Burning Bush for sponsoring this week's episode! TOPICS: 1. HOW IMPORTANT IS IT TO MARRY SOMEONE OF THE SAME FAITH? Why is that...

Duration: 01:05:48

ep34 twin peaks, art of handshake, pentecost?, atheist or christian friends?

Sometimes a cigar is just a cigar! Sometimes a podcast isn't just a podcast! If you are tired of the same ole same ole, you have come to the right place. Get ready for a rollercoaster ride full of tears, laughter, fear and comfort. So put down your drink and buckle up! Thanks to Krogen Kutters for sponsoring this week's episode! Topics: 1. TWIN PEAKS AND JESUS! David Lynch gets the absurdity of life, the clear lines of good and evil and the mysterious sources of both. 2. ART OF THE...

Duration: 01:00:47

ep32 John Milton, Church makes a difference?, can i trust the bible, worshiop musts

Beware, the following podcast is not for the faint of heart. It's not for people who wear pastels, eat at Tapas restaurants and talk about politics as if its an intellectual enterprise. The pedal is to the metal. The moon lights up a clear Spring night. The headlights are off. Stick your head out the window and gulp the wind. TOPICS Call in from Tyler whose at another (you guessed it) conference! 1. JOHN MILTON'S PARADISE LOST. What a great epic poem! Listen to a little bit of it and enjoy...

Duration: 01:10:46

ep31 Glover on Chaplaincy, Churches aren't healthy, can i watch nudity

Welcome to Ringside. We got a guest with us, Chaplain Captain Graham Glover, who sounds like he is talking to us from a porta-jon outside of Ross' office. sorry! If you want active listening or affirmations of your little dreams. It won't be happening! topics: 1. THERE ARE NO HEALTHY CHURCHES THATS WHY THEY NEED JESUS. Church bodies spend a lot of time making churches 'healthy'. are they ever healthy? What makes them healthy? 2. CAN CHRISTIANS WATCH NUDITY IN MOVIES? Where is the line on...

Duration: 01:08:35

ep30 same sex infertility claim? Pastor's job description? Objectivity possible? read fiction!

If you were looking forward to a couple of guys reading from wikipedia, step away, forget you ever heard of us, and turn your Pentatonix back on. However if you're curious about whether Albert Camus would like the Smiths - we're your podcast! Great topics this week: 1. A YOUNG PASTOR'S FIRST CALL! The guys talk about their experiences at their first churches - good, bad and ugly! 2. CAN SAME SEX COUPLES CLAIM INFERTILITY? Recent story in USA Today (yes I know its not a real newspaper)...

Duration: 01:06:27

ep 29 early church resurrection, importance of a library, revolt!: get married

While you wait anxiously for the results of the French presidential election, grab a taco and cervaza, throw some Mancini on in the background and turn up the Ringside! Topics: 1. MODERNISTS USING OLD ARGUMENTS AGAINST THE RESURRECTION. episcopal priest critiques the belief in the resurrection in the detroit free press. It reads like a SNL skit but i think he is actually serious ha 2. UMBERTO ECO AND THE IMPORTANCE OF THE LIBRARY! Do you have a home library? Do you add to it and see it as...

Duration: 01:05:58

ep 28 Easter special! Did Jesus really rise? United jackboot thugs? Easter & baptism? Evil & ed.?

Wake up the kids! Shake your fists! Grab your girl and spin her around! Christ is risen. Death is conquered. Sins forgiven. Stop being afraid. Step forward. The preachers throw some subjects around the ring. Have a listen and tell us what ya think. plus a great commercial for United Ushering Service hmmm. topics: 1. DO YOU HAVE TO BELIEVE IN THE PHYSICAL RESURRECTION TO BE A CHRISTIAN? Can you just believe it happened existentially or spiritually? 2. WHO WAS RIGHT on UNITED AIRLINES? the...

Duration: 01:01:52

ep 26 Is healthcare a right? words >pictures? forgiving oneself? too many books

They say that art is dead! They're right! But we ain't! Turn ringside on and turn everything else off! Our hosts tackle a variety of issues with the finesse of a moose in a precious moments museum. Great commercial from PrayerCare an insurance plan brought to you by the church of christian scientists Topics: 1. A WORD IS WORTH A THOUSAND PICTURES -Joel Hess. Words convey far more meaning that pictures. God uses words when He could have used something else. 2. WHY DONT THE GOSPEL WRITERS...

Duration: 01:03:47

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