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Protect Your Noggin

Mar 30, 2020

Why it’s hard to find something to inspire us on streaming services these days, why a student found it hard to read history texts in Jeff’s class, why Christians shouldn't deny science, positive and negative examples of religious responses to epidemics, and eight suggestions for filling your time up with...


Mar 24, 2020

Obviously the way of Jesus invites us to love everyone, and this includes your parents. Moreover, it is good to seek wise counsel from people who have lived longer than you have. But Jesus teaches that it is important for you to follow what you believe to be good, true and beautiful, regardless of what your parents,...


Mar 16, 2020

Reflections on our anxious times facing Covid-19 and uncertainties. A poem from Isaac Frazee. Stacie shares insights from her training as a death doula that apply to valuing life in the present. A bonus reflection from Stacie on Tao Te Ching chapter 10 closes the show out. 


Mar 10, 2020

PYNWJ5 Too often, people join a religion because they think it will bring them social or material benefits, as if God were some sort of genie in a bottle. Though the way of Jesus may ultimately be the best investment one could make, it nevertheless involves letting go of a lot of things we tend to hoard. If we go...


Mar 1, 2020

Can the principles we promote on this show be applied within Christian education? While it isn't always easy, one longstanding way to do so is through the liberal arts, especially in the context of church-related higher education. Guests Joel Oesch (theology) and Daniel Deen (philosophy), two colleagues from Jeff's...