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12 | Season One Finale and Padre’s Thoughts about It
May 2 • 50 min
Bringing the season to a close, Padre joins Sam and Blaine to talk about the mission of the podcast, what episodes they loved, and where we go from here. The And Sons Podcast will return with Season Two on June 6.
11 | Post-Graduation: The Body Slam and Where Expectation and Our Response Meet
Apr 25 • 51 min
With Luke in town, the three brothers talk about the experience of life in the wake of college and all of the spoken and unspoken expectations of what it will be like. It’s rare that our visions of the future pan out no matter what the season, but the…
10 | Jeff Vanderstelt: The Gospel, Vulnerability, and Community in Covenant
Apr 18 • 42 min
This week, Blaine and Sam sat down with Jeff Vanderstelt, a longtime apostle/teacher/church-equipper. We know that for many young men, it’s a big and often tricky jump from living a life with Jesus to living life in a community with Jesus. Fortunately,…
09 | Postmodern Drama: Where the Ideas Came From, and How to Engage With Them
Apr 11 • 54 min
In this conversation, Blaine and Sam nerd out on the history of Postmodern ideas, which like people or places have very specific stories that help inform where they came from and what they really are. From a solar eclipse to the demolition of a St. Louis…
08 | Money: What Men Have Learned and What They Wish They Knew in Their 20’s
Apr 4 • 40 min
Ever heard that the same convictions that help you handle scarcity also help you handle plenty? Turns out it’s true. In this episode, we sat down with two men on our team, Bart Hansen and Jon Dale (who have at times led companies and at other times lacked…
07 | Sam Jolman: Sex and the Heart of the Romantic
Mar 28 • 40 min
Sam Jolman is a councilor who in the last issue of And Sons Magazine explained that men need romance, not just sex. That was worth following up on, and in this conversation, Sam and Blaine dove in to hear about Jolman’s story with romance, the development…
06 | Three Choice Challenge: What Can You Do to Change Your World?
Mar 21 • 43 min
Sam and Blaine challenge each other to make three choices this week that will effect change in their worlds. It’s easy to want to change big things, or to get crippled by the pressure to do something dramatic, but to effect lasting change we need to…
05 | Young Marriage: Learning to Love Our Wives and Better Understand Restoration
Mar 14 • 34 min
These days getting married in your 20’s is considered strange, with plenty of social and financial reasons to hold off. Whether you’re one of the folks to take the leap, you’re dating someone and wondering, or you’re single and thinking about the road…
04 | Craig DeMartino: Pain, Ability, and Overcoming the Unexpected
Mar 7 • 47 min
Craig DeMartino is a record-holding adaptive rock climber with a powerful story. In this interview, we dive into his journey through trauma and suffering and ultimately back into doing what he loves. DeMartino offers thoughts on navigating pain, being a…
03 | Becoming a Father: Soul Care, Love, and the Process of Becoming Stable
Feb 28 • 39 min
It turns out, becoming a dad shows you which way you’re headed as a man. Sam and Blaine talk about rhythms that sustain your heart, prioritizing the core elements of your calling when your time is limited, and increasing your capacity to sacrifice for…
02 | Mark Evans: Risk, Craftsmanship, and Tips for the Visionary
Feb 14 • 60 min
Mark Evans is an internationally-renowned artist and a pioneer in the craft of leather microsculpting. In this interview, we tease out his thoughts on the role of the visionary, the need for God in the creative life, resisting the tumult of technology,…
01 | A Young Man’s Success: Competency, Virtue and the “Bitch Goddess” of William James
Feb 14 • 38 min
If we haven’t defined success for ourselves, the world will define it for us, and a misunderstanding of success can cripple a young man. Too often, we think of success as achievement, applause, and a reasonable cash prize. In this conversation, Sam and…