Fable Podcast

Fable Podcast

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Story, Wonder and Faith
Last Episode: One Final Benediction
Mar 16 • 26 min
This week we say farewell to the Fable podcast. 50 episodes in 12 months and many friends met along the way. Sometimes you have to let go of the good things to do the great things. I love you all very much!
S2 Hipsters And Church Splits W/ Josh Moore
Feb 23 • 42 min
Is hipster faith as free as it comes across? Can an overly free approach to faith split a church? My friend Josh Moore survived a church split and opens a conversation on being selfless in a time where people are seemingly only out for themselves.
S2 Mosaic Of Grace W/ James Prescott
Feb 8 • 42 min
What does grace look like? We discuss James Prescott’s new book Mosaic of Grace and why it’s easier to accept God’s grace than to give grace to ourselves. We also discuss healing while experiencing grief and becoming our real self. Follow us on Twitter…
S2 Jesus: The Refugee, The Immigrant, The Christ
Feb 1 • 24 min
Republicans and Democrats have a lot to say about refugees, immigrants and bans. What does the Kingdom say? Should a Christian hold hostility towards these people seeking a new start? Does nationalism have a place in Christendom? Follow us on Twitter…
S2 Belief and Values W/ Bob Beason
Jan 25 • 47 min
What is the correlation between belief, values and interpersonal relationships? Join us with our guest Bob Beason to discuss maintaining genuine relationships when we disagree. Follow us on social media @fablepodcast.
S2 Flight School W/ Richard Colon
Jan 18 • 55 min
Life is all about transitions and seasons. It’s healthy and necessary for growth and perspective. Our friend Richard Colon talks with us about life transition of moving from Colorado to Florida to Detroit Michigan. His Hip Hop group Flight School has…
S2 Probably Wrong W/ Brandon Ellis and Andy Stevens
Jan 11 • 52 min
This week we return with some good friends and a great conversation with Brandon and Andy of the Probably Wrong Podcast! We talk faith, doubt and deconstruction. We also tackle the question: How far is too far when deconstructing? Follow us on Twitter…
BONUS: Slow Brewed Theology
Jan 11 • 14 min
A few months back we were invited to do a keynote talk on faith, doubt and transformation. I recorded the short talk that broke the ice and lead to a larger discussion. I hop you enjoy! Follow us on Twitter Instagram and Facebook at @fablepodcast Check…
BONUS: Christmas Liturgy
Dec 24, 2016 • 17 min
Merry Christmas everyone! Here is a special episode we have for you today. Follow us on Twitter Instagram and Facebook at @fablepodcast. Be a part of our community!
S2 Advent: Grief-A Child Is Born W/ Rachel Kain
Dec 21, 2016 • 52 min
Advent is upon us and so is the Christmas season here at the Fable Podcast! This week we have a conversation with Rachel Kain. Rachel is somebody I met in October during the Peter Rollins events in Detroit. She has an incredible story of grief. She has…
S2 Advent: Father Kenneth Tanner Part 2-Incarnation And Suffering
Dec 14, 2016 • 41 min
Advent is upon us and so is the Christmas season here at the Fable Podcast! This week we have part 1 of a 2 part conversation with Father Kenneth Tanner. Father Ken is an influential member of the Christian community here in Metro-Detroit and has written…
S2 Advent: Father Kenneth Tanner Part 1-Finding Tradition
Dec 7, 2016 • 41 min
Advent is upon us and so is the Christmas season hear at the Fable Podcast! This week we have part 1 of a 2 part conversation with Father Kenneth Tanner. Father Ken is an influential member of the Christian community here in Metro-Detroit and has written…
S2 Executing Grace W/ Shane Claiborne
Nov 30, 2016 • 49 min
This week we end our “Justice: It’s Social” series with my personal favorite thought leader Shane Claiborne. Shane has recently released his book “Executing Grace: How The Death Penalty Killed Jesus And Why It’s Killing Us”. In his book he explores the…
S2 A Liturgy Of Thanksgiving
Nov 21, 2016 • 14 min
In this week we present a short liturgy with Gospel readings, a lesson in slowing our steps and times of silence and reflection. Included is a short homily on including the other as well as identifying who is our neighbor. Follow us on Twitter Instagram…
S2 York Project w/ Josh York
Nov 16, 2016 • 37 min
In this week’s episode we discuss job creation, homelessness and creating sustainable business models with the founder of the York Project. Josh York is a business owner and philanthropist, he shares his most touching story from one of their national…
S2 Resonating Home: Faith, Writing & LGBT w/ Rhiannon Hall
Nov 9, 2016 • 53 min
Today we have a conversation on faith, writing and what it;s like to be a Christian in the LGBT community. Rhiannon Hall is a writer and a poet as well as a Southern Baprtist Christian who is a member of the LGBT community. She shares her story on coming…
S2 Mixed Modern Family w/ Quinn Wright
Nov 2, 2016 • 50 min
This week we talk what it’s like to have a mixed modern family with my good friend Quinn Wright. We talk race, church and giving back. Quinn tells his story of wrongful accusation and a run in with police. We also talk his new project “Mixed Modern…
S2 Thy Kingdom Come
Oct 26, 2016 • 22 min
This week we talk Kingdom, Politics and Return. Our political climate is discouraging a lot of people and a particular group known as the “Evangelical Vote” seems to be the swing vote. Is American politics the promise of the Kingdom of Heaven? Does…
S2 Folk Christianity w/ Bob Mitton
Oct 12, 2016 • 53 min
What does it look like to go through deconstruction while pastoring a church? Bob Mitton talks his experience of 20+ years in ministry as well as we discuss “Folk Christianity”. What is folk Christianity? How do we develop a folk faith? Why is a folk form…
S2 One Wild Life: Soul Spirit Body w/ Gungor
Oct 5, 2016 • 47 min
Gungor released their final installment of their One Wild Life trilogy called Body and we talk about it! We also talk Everyone For Everybody, Acquire The Fire and Lisa talks her story of Deconstruction, Don’t forget that we have our events with Peter…
S2 Everything Is Light w/ Chris Johnson
Sep 28, 2016 • 55 min
This week talk to my good friend Chris Johnson who is the founder of a new organization that is launching in the very near future called “Everything Is Light” that exists to tell stories of resilient hope. They have Edison bulb lamps that are one of kind…
S2 Existential Death And Rituals w/ Peter Rollins
Sep 21, 2016 • 49 min
This week we have a very special guest: Peter Rollins sat down with me all the way from Australia to talk Existential Death and Rituals as well as our events coming up in October here in Detroit! Buy tickets to the Detroit events by clicking the…
S2 Undeniable w/Leo Bautista
Sep 14, 2016 • 43 min
When everyone says that it’s impossible, will you choose to be undeniable? This week we talk faith, music and becoming who you’re supposed to be with Leo Bautista who also provided the music with his band Rival Summers! Buy their album and share this with…
S2: To Be Human: Crickets
Sep 7, 2016 • 16 min
Every great story has a guide. What happens when all you hear is crickets? What leads us deeper into divine places and is the voice of reason in the madness? Listen in and find out. See below for links to the Events and Music mentioned in the episode and…
S2: To Be Human: Phenomenology And Pursuing Consciousness
Aug 31, 2016 • 17 min
To start off season 2 we introduce a new fable as well as begin the embrace of experiences. In this episode we introduce the idea of phenomenology and what it means to pursue a life as a conscious human being. Were we created in a way that we crave to…
FABLE-Season 1: A Recap
Aug 2, 2016 • 22 min
It’s been a great 6 months so far! Starting September we will have a new format and more fables! A lot of new things in the works they just need time. Referenced Links: Twine Podcast https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/twine/id1130415744?mt=2 Spiritual…
FABLE-S1: Americana: Faithful Photography w/Fred and Emily Betcher
Jul 26, 2016 • 53 min
To conclude our Americana series we packed up and drove 3 hours west of Detroit to interview business owners and good friends Fred and Emily Betcher. They tell their story of small town American love that birthed a family business through heartache and…
FABLE-S1: Americana: Stand By Me w/ guest Allison Porter
Jul 19, 2016 • 27 min
When you get married they tell you it’s the happiest day of your life. What happens when it isn’t? What happens if you cry through your honeymoon? This week my guest co-host and I talk about sex, anxiety and suffering. How are all of these related? Listen…
FABLE-S1: Americana: Televangelists, Faith Healers and Prosperity Preachers
Jul 12, 2016 • 26 min
Have you ever had to save face for Benny Hinn? I have. This week we talk about the American phenomenon of Televangelists, Faith Healers and Prosperity Preaching through a personal experience of illness and suffering and what we could really learn in our…
FABLE-S1: Americana: Dreamsicles, Bob Seger and The Neighborhood
Jul 5, 2016 • 17 min
This week we give a setup on the new series title “Americana” where we will explore and critique topics such as televangelist prosperity faith healers, family unit and marriage in America as well as the family photo and capturing the moment, In this…
FABLE-S1: Breathing At Last
Jun 21, 2016 • 26 min
This week we talk about the difficult relationships and what it looks like to forgive and love even until our last breath because those last breaths are when we finally start breathing at last. ***I could not edit out the emotional response on multiple…
FABLE-S1: Gargoyles In The Garden
Jun 14, 2016 • 14 min
I bought a house that had a statue behind the garage that came to be much more symbolic than I ever imagined.
FABLE-S1: Let’s Get Dangerous Part 4: Interview w/Sheree Weddell
Jun 7, 2016 • 25 min
We conducted our first interview for this week to conclude our series “Let’s Get Dangerous”. This very special guest is the woman who taught me how to be dangerous and though what that looks like has changed she was the person who showed me what it really…
FABLE-S1: Let’s Get Dangerous Part 3: Image Of The Invisible
May 31, 2016 • 14 min
Imago Dei and the image of the invisible God. When we make a move to become like Jesus we start to see the beauty in humanity.
FABLE-S1: Let’s Get Dangerous Part 2: A Move To Minimalism
May 24, 2016 • 19 min
Excess. Do you struggle with clutter? Is debt limiting your ability to be generous? Maybe it’s time to downsize and just slow down in general. My wife and I started a family project to help us make a move to minimalism.
FABLE-S1: Let’s Get Dangerous Part 1
May 17, 2016 • 20 min
We’re discussing and elaborating on the idea of personal economy and what it looks like to be aware of the disenfranchised. In this short series we will discuss what gets traded in the economy of people, minimalism and buying into the spaces that seem…
FABLE-S1:Low Tops And Letting Go
May 10, 2016 • 12 min
Have you ever found yourself replaying the same narrative in your head? Have you ever needed a little grace? Did you think Allen Iverson had cool sneakers? This episode is for you!
FABLE-S1: Constables, Catacombs and Comatose
May 1, 2016 • 13 min
On this week’s episode I tell the story of a homeless man I saw on the way home from work and what I didn’t do about it.
FABLE-S1: When Life Hits The Dirt
Apr 24, 2016 • 13 min
When people are hurt and there is a culture of brokenness; we buy into the pre-grace mentality of an eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth because the hope is to even out the suffering with more suffering leaving even more people damaged and abused.…
FABLE-S1: A Fresh Start
Apr 17, 2016 • 12 min
Spring for us in the Midwest is a fresh start. A time when we shed off the deadness of winter and watch as the spirit spreads over the earth making all things new. Have you ever needed a fresh start?
FABLE-S1: When Offering Peace
Apr 10, 2016 • 13 min
Peace is the natural result of forgiveness. May we all draw near.
FABLE-S1: Sabbath And Silence
Apr 3, 2016 • 16 min
“True silence…is to the spirit what sleep is to the body; nourishment and refreshment”- William Penn.I want to give you a few tips on how to approach silence and contemplation to live a life of Sabbath.
FABLE-S1: The Cave Of Wonders: Resurrection
Mar 27, 2016 • 10 min
This life, death and resurrection of Jesus opens us up to a whole new world. A dazzling place we never knew. Where we don’t dare close our eyes, a wondrous place for you and me…an invitation to live heaven now and the transformation from a spiritual death…
FABLE-S1; Thin Spaces
Mar 13, 2016 • 15 min
Talking about experientialism and the power of awareness with a special guest introduction by Instagram’s very own @MinnieMouseLover94
FABLE-S1: Burgers For A Bride
Mar 7, 2016 • 15 min
Story: One day… During the wars of king Ren A young man known for his cattle set off with his most prized dairy cow to start a life for himself in the land where the heights are sterling. As he strolled through the maple forests he laid eyes on the most…
FABLE-S1: Neverland: The Lost Boys And A Little Pixie Dust
Feb 23, 2016 • 22 min
FABLE-S1: Neverland: Straight On Til’ Morning
Feb 23, 2016 • 26 min
FABLE-S1: Neverland: Second Star On The Right
Feb 23, 2016 • 24 min
FABLE-S1: Lunch Wraps
Feb 23, 2016 • 17 min
FABLE-Introduction
Feb 23, 2016 • 10 min