The Mockingcast

The Mockingcast

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The Mockingcast is a bi-weekly podcast hosted by RJ Heijmen, Sarah Condon and David Zahl, and brought to you by Mockingbird Ministries, an organization which seeks to connect the Christian faith with the realities of everyday life in fresh and down-to-earth ways. You can find out more about Mockingbird at www.mbird.com. Audio production provided by The Narrativo Group.
122: Free Juice
Feb 10 • 41 min
RJ, Sarah and Dave talk Olympic forgiveness, resurrected Valentines and their favorite Wednesday of the year (Ash). Also, RJ drinks some free juice.
121: Cradles, Quarterbacks, and the Angel of Death
Feb 2 • 38 min
Sarah, RJ and Dave talk football, motivation and self-improvement before consulting the NY Times on what suffering people really want. Also, Sarah airs her distaste for the term "Cradle Episcopalian".
120: Humblebragging about Aziz and Atonement
Jan 19 • 42 min
After not-so-humbly bragging about themselves, RJ, Sarah and Dave dive into the Aziz Ansari / #MeToo headlines, which leads into a discussion of their favorite atonement models. Also, RJ sings highlights from The Little Mermaid.
119: A New Year, Some Good Books, and an Old Church
Jan 5 • 33 min
Sitting in for vacationing RJ this week, Dr. Todd Brewer joins David and Sarah to talk about the top theology book(s) of 2017, as well as hopes and fears for the new year. Together they try to answer the question, "what is church for?" Please note: we had…
118: Tis Better To Receive Than to Give?
Dec 15, 2017 • 41 min
In our second episode after the hiatus, RJ, Sarah & Dave talk about Persistent Pirates, U2, Facebook Guilt, Exercise Cults, and Christmas. To read the review of U2's new record, click here. To watch/listen to Chamath Palihapitiya's interview about the…
117: The Mockingcast Rides Again!
Dec 1, 2017 • 40 min
Our first "proper" episode in eight months(!), David and Sarah are joined by new co-host RJ Heijmen, as they talk Disneyland, church types, sexual harassment, male libido, Advent, and the difference between justice and revenge. Click here to read the…
116: Prayer and Affliction: Martin Luther on the Spiritual Roots of Theological Insight - Simeon Zahl
Nov 28, 2017 • 21 min
Delivered at the 2017 American Academy of Religion conference (AARSBL) in Boston, MA on Nov. 19, 2017.
115: Grace Abounding to the Chief of Sinners (in the Work of John Bunyan) - Dan Horn
Nov 26, 2017 • 47 min
Delivered November 19th, 2017 at All Souls Anglican Church in Wheaton, IL.
114: Grace in Luther - Matthew Milliner
Nov 26, 2017 • 52 min
Delivered on October 15th, 2017 at All Souls Anglican Church in Wheaton, IL.
113: Closing Q&A with Nick Lannon, Sarah Condon, Jacob Smith and David Zahl
Nov 10, 2017 • 32 min
Closing question and answer session on Saturday afternoon, October 28th, 2017, with four of the speakers at our "500 Years of Grace" event All Saints Episcopal Church in Chevy Chase, MD.
112: Can’t Stop the Signal: Enduring Hope for Divided Times - David Zahl
Nov 10, 2017 • 44 min
David addresses the crowd on Saturday morning, October 28th, 2017, at our "500 Years of Grace" event All Saints Episcopal Church in Chevy Chase, MD.
111: Grace, Race, and the KKK - Daryl Davis
Nov 10, 2017 • 62 min
Daryl addresses the crowd on Saturday morning, October 28th, 2017, at our "500 Years of Grace" event All Saints Episcopal Church in Chevy Chase, MD. (www.daryldavis.com)
110: When Katie Met Luther: A New Kind of Love - Sarah Condon
Nov 10, 2017 • 26 min
Sarah addresses the crowd on Saturday morning, October 28th, 2017, at our "500 Years of Grace" event All Saints Episcopal Church in Chevy Chase, MD.
109: Robert Barnes and 500 Years of Justification by Grace Alone - Jacob Smith
Nov 10, 2017 • 29 min
Jacob addresses the crowd on Saturday morning, October 28th, 2017, at our "500 Years of Grace" event All Saints Episcopal Church in Chevy Chase, MD.
108: Devotion on Ezekiel 47:1-10 - Adam Morton
Nov 9, 2017 • 7 min
Adam opens the second day (October 28, 2017) of our "500 Years of Grace" event All Saints Episcopal Church in Chevy Chase, MD.
107: No, Actually I Don’t Work Out - Nick Lannon
Nov 5, 2017 • 44 min
Nick opens Mockingbird's "500 Years of Grace" Event in DC.
106: Freedom in Christ, or, How We Can Do What You Do on the Dance Floor
Aug 1, 2017 • 9 min
Drew discusses how Christ keeps our feet moving.
105: Liars and Madmen and You: The Art of Narrative - CJ Green
Jul 26, 2017 • 35 min
Most people will recognize Stephen King’s It as the one about the killer clown. Which it is. But at 1100 pages, it has to be more than that, you know? In his dedication King writes: “Fiction is the truth inside the lie”—which, I’ll admit, I still don’t…
104: Exploring the Oddball World of Leftfield Christian Music 1973-87, Pt. 2 - John Zahl
Jul 17, 2017 • 60 min
At last year’s NY Conference we mined deep, but there’s a ton more to share. In this breakout, we will continue to explore the world of obscure Christian funk and electronic music from yesteryear. We will learn about why early Christian hip-hop floundered…
103: The Word of the Cross - Jim McNeely
Jul 10, 2017 • 60 min
The time for the most wondrous conference – the Mockingbird NYC spring conference – has rolled around again, and the powers-that-be have condescended to let me come and do a breakout session! I’m going to talk about a book I’ve been writing for 3 years…
102: How to Have (Just) One God - Adam Morton
Jul 3, 2017 • 41 min
Perhaps the most basic piece of information about the Christian faith — so basic that in the West it is more assumed than taught, even to the unchurched — is that there is one God. We don’t have to think much about this. When somebody says they are…
101: Saving Paul From the Academy - Todd Brewer
Jun 30, 2017 • 34 min
“The Academy” is a term used by both insiders and outsiders to speak about the world of biblical scholarship. It is a term meant to ascribe prestige and importance to one’s profession and life work. To be a card-carrying member of “the guild” – to use…
100: Greetings From the Upside Down - Stephanie Phillips
Jun 20, 2017 • 27 min
Kendall Jenner once said, “The ache for home lives in all of us, the safe place where we can go as we are and not be questioned.” Just kidding! It was Maya Angelou who said that. But now that I have your attention, do you agree? Because I’ve had to give…
99: The Reformation Today - Jacob Smith
Jun 20, 2017 • 41 min
This breakout is entitled “The Reformation Today” because “Is the Reformation Over?” has already been taken by everyone writing at First Things or The Gospel Coalition. Also, because at Mockingbird we believe the answer to that question is a resounding…
98: Science is From Mars, Theology is From Venus: Perspectives from Psychology and Faith - Bonnie Poon Zahl and Bethany Sollereder
Jun 13, 2017 • 47 min
According to the Pew Research Center (see here and here), over half of American adults who were sampled (59%) believe that, in general, science is often in conflict with religion. But “conflict” is only one way of seeing how science and religion might…
97: Multiple Marriages to the Same Spouse - Debbie and Ellis Brazeal
Jun 13, 2017 • 43 min
Nietzsche said that he would only believe in a “God who dances.” As Mockingbird devotees, and survivors of three marriages, Debbie and I have come to believe in a dancing God. Yet, this view of God only came after years, many years, in which we didn’t. A…
96: The Gospel as the Dynamite of Salvation and Vocation as the Scaffolding of the Christian Life - Scott Keith
May 30, 2017 • 41 min
Dynamite does one thing well: it blows stuff up. Dynamite is no more than an absorbent material, such as sawdust, soaked in a highly combustible chemical called nitroglycerin. The absorbent material makes the nitroglycerin much more stable. Attached to…
95: Beneath the Pelagian Surface of Moana - Charlotte Getz
May 23, 2017 • 35 min
I don’t “read much” and I don’t “look the part” I’m not “seminary trained” or even “theologically inclined.” I don’t “know what ‘Pelagian’ means” and I “don’t look comfortable in front of an audience” I “sleep in my make-up” and “also with stuffed…
94: Hearing Law, Seeing Gospel: A Mockingbird History of Art - Matthew Milliner
May 23, 2017 • 55 min
It doesn’t take long at Mockingbird before one hears about… yes, here it comes… Law and Gospel. It is the name of the book after all. And while most of the fun is to be had in observing this versatile skeleton key to the human condition illustrated in…
93: Jesus and Therapy - Ethan Richardson
May 12, 2017 • 63 min
We’re living in an age of “subjective sovereignty,” where life is “all the feels” and emotional offense is king. It is a time less describable by policy discord and differences of opinion, but instead by vindictive joy and holy rage. Arguments are couched…
92: Another Decade Ends - David Zahl
May 9, 2017 • 31 min
Closing Saturday morning talk at our 2017 Conference in New York City, given by David Zahl. Delivered April 29th, 2017 at St George's Episcopal Church.
91: Did It Have to Be Jesus? - Nicole Cliffe
May 9, 2017 • 45 min
Saturday morning talk at our 2017 Conference in New York City, given by Nicole Cliffe (The Toast). Delivered April 29th, 2017 at St George's Episcopal Church.
90: ARCHITECT: Fellow & Failing - Duo Dickinson
May 9, 2017 • 27 min
Saturday morning talk at our 2017 Conference in New York City, given by Duo Dickinson. Delivered April 29th, 2017 at St George's Episcopal Church.
89: The Raising of the Crucified One - Fleming Rutledge
May 9, 2017 • 41 min
Friday evening talk at our 2017 Conference in NYC, given by The Rev. Fleming Rutledge. Delivered April 28th, 2017 at St George's Episcopal Church.
88: Sisyphus’s Inbox - Oliver Burkeman
May 9, 2017 • 36 min
Friday afternoon talk at our 2017 Conference in NYC, given by Oliver Burkeman (The Guardian). Delivered April 28th, 2017 at St George's Episcopal Church.
87: Hiding in Plain Sight - Simeon Zahl
May 9, 2017 • 37 min
Second Friday morning talk at our 2017 Conference in NYC from Dr. Simeon Zahl. Delivered April 28th, 2017 at St George's Episcopal Church. Subtitle: "The Lost Doctrine of Sin.
86: Jackwagon Junction - Sarah Condon
May 9, 2017 • 30 min
Friday morning talk at our 2017 Conference in NYC from The Rev. Sarah Condon. Delivered April 28th, 2017 at St George's Episcopal Church. Subtitle: "The Losing Battle of Being in Charge".
85: Rock n Roll All Day, Party Every Night - Aaron Zimmerman
May 6, 2017 • 38 min
Opening talk at our 2017 Conference in NYC from The Rev. Aaron Zimmerman. Delivered April 27th, 2017 at St George's Episcopal Church. Subtitle: "The Secret of Mockingbird's Success".
84: Fear and Trembling
Mar 24, 2017 • 64 min
<p>Our guest this week is Jeffrey Hanson, author of &quot;Kierkegaard and the Life of Faith: The Aesthetic, the Ethical, and the Religious in &#39;Fear and Trembling&#39;&quot;. Then the roundtable talks Yik Yak, the breeding grounds of resentment and…
83: What’s Zacchaeus Got To Do With It?
Mar 17, 2017 • 73 min
<p>Our guest this week is Tony Jones. Tony is a theologian, author and the trade editor at Fortress Press. He&#39;s also a consultant on Hulu&#39;s popular serial drama &quot;The Path&quot;. Then the roundtable talks happiness, headwinds and the Zacchaeus…
82: The Power Of Meaning
Mar 10, 2017 • 67 min
<p>Our guest this week is Emily Esfani Smith. She&#39;s the author of The Power Of Meaning: Crafting a Life That Matters. Then the roundtable talks tribalism, storytelling and failure.</p><p>Special Guest: Emily Esfahani Smith.</p>
81: Outrage, Escape and Immortality
Mar 3, 2017 • 72 min
<p>Our guest this week is Adam Morton. Having successfully avoided the pitfalls of money and social standing, sometime Mockingbird contributor Adam Morton serves as pastor of Christ Lutheran Church and associate pastor of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church,…
80: Abandon Me…In Texas
Feb 24, 2017 • 62 min
<p>This week&#39;s guest is Melissa Febos. She&#39;s the author of the critically acclaimed memoir, Whip Smart (St. Martin’s Press 2010) and the forthcoming essay collection, Abandon Me (Bloomsbury 2017). Then the roundtable comes to you live from Texas…
79: Love, Religion & Death
Feb 17, 2017 • 66 min
<p>Our guest this week is Jason Micheli. Jason is a United Methodist pastor. He&#39;s the author of Cancer Is Funny: Keeping Faith in Stage-Serious Chemo. He&#39;s the co-host of the Crackers and Grape Juice podcast. Then roundtable talks loved, religion…
78: Third Time’s A Charm!
Feb 10, 2017 • 71 min
<p>This week our guest is Stephanie Butnick, co-host of Tablet Magazine&#39;s popular podcast Unorthodox. We have now had all three co-hosts as guests. We saved the best for last! Then the roundtable talks eating your way to immortality, atheist…
77: The Food & Drink Magazine Edition
Feb 9, 2017 • 79 min
<p>In this special episode of The Mockingcast we give a preview of some of the content of Mockingbird&#39;s quarterly print magazine. Several contributors are featured including Dr. Helen Zoe Veit. She&#39;s the author of Modern Food, Moral Food.…
76: Pastrix
Feb 3, 2017 • 75 min
<p>Our guest this week is Nadia Bolz-Weber. She is a pastor, author, speaker, fitness jedi and poster child for the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America. Then the roundtable tackles fat shaming, date hating, food solidarity and the definition of a…
75: A Path Revealed
Jan 27, 2017 • 56 min
<p>Our guest this week is Carlen Maddux, author of A Path Revealed: How Hope, Love And Joy Found Us In A Deep Maze Called Alzheimer&#39;s. Then the roundtable talks &quot;people analytics&quot;, living in bubbles and the foolish culture of the carnival.…
74: The Stories We Tell Ourselves
Jan 20, 2017 • 71 min
<p>This week our guest is Paul Walker. Paul is the Rector at Christ Episcopal Church, where Mockingbird is headquartered. He’s also a longtime friend of Mockingbird and spoke at the first Mockingbird conference in New York City. After our conversation…
73: Shameless
Jan 13, 2017 • 62 min
<p>Our guest this week is Jennifer Underwood. Jennifer is a lawyer, wife and mother of 3. She blogs at the Houston Moms Blog. Then the roundtable talks about profanity and honest, shame, forgiveness and Silence.</p><p>Special Guest: Jennifer Underwood.</p>
72: Good Riddance
Jan 6, 2017 • 49 min
<p>Dr. Todd Brewer, New Testament Professor at General Theological Seminary, comes on the podcast to talk about Mockingbird’s best theology book list of 2016. Then the roundtable talks about, among other things, Good Riddance Day.</p>
71: Star of Wonder, Star of Night
Dec 23, 2016 • 57 min
<p>Our guest on our Christmas episode is Rev. Mandy Smith. She has recently written about dealing with mixed emotions during the holidays. She also created an advent art exercise to help cultivate child-likeness. Then David, Sarah and Scott talk business,…
70: Oh What A Feeling
Dec 16, 2016 • 87 min
<p>This week’s guest is Simeon Zahl. Simeon is a theologian who teaches at the University of Nottingham. His work focuses on the role of emotion and feeling in the spiritual life. He’s also David Zahl’s brother. Then David, Sarah and Scott talk about…
69: Special Episode: The Holiday Survival Guide
Dec 15, 2016 • 31 min
<p>In this special episode of the Mockingcast Scott Jones is joined by Duo Dickinson, the renowned architect and episcopalian. They talk about what you do when your holiday is not so happy.</p>
68: By Faith And Not By Sight
Dec 9, 2016 • 55 min
<p>Our guest this week is Benson Shelton, Rector of St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church in Culpeper, Virginia. Then the roundtable talks empathy, reality myths and Charlie Brown.</p>
67: Silence
Dec 2, 2016 • 63 min
<p>This week’s guest is Makoto Fujimura, author most recently of Silence And Beauty: Hidden Faith Born Of Suffering. His book is a personal engagement with the great Shusaku Endo novel Silence, adapted recently to film by Martin Scorsese. Following the…
66: Happy Thanksgiving!
Nov 24, 2016 • 16 min
<p>Please enjoy this special Thanksgiving holiday episode of the podcast. Sarah and Scott with the help of some material from Evolving Out Loud reflect on what our Thanksgiving dinner tables tell us about ourselves.</p>
65: Don’t Go Breakin’ My Heart!
Nov 18, 2016 • 59 min
<p>Our guest this week is one of America’s great theologians, Robert Jenson. He’s joined by Adam Eitel, who helped put together Jenson’s most recent book A Theology In Outline: Can These Bones Live? Then we talk Episcopal heartbreak, attachment theory and…
64: Come Healing
Nov 12, 2016 • 67 min
<p>This week’s guest is Suzanne Stabile, co-author of a new book on The Enneagram entitled The Road Back To You. Then the roundtable talks about the past week’s events and the passing of Leonard Cohen.</p>
63: Special Election Hangover Edition, With Jim Knable
Nov 10, 2016 • 78 min
<p>On this special episode of the podcast Scott sits down in NYC with singer, songwriter and playwright Jim Knable. For more about Jim you can go to <a href="http://www.jimknable.com" rel="nofollow">www.jimknable.com</a>.</p><p>Special Guest: Jim…
62: He’s Back…
Nov 4, 2016 • 49 min
<p>Friend of the show Mark Oppenheimer returns to share about his recent adventure with Episcopalians. He also explains why he quit the NY Times and why he still writes to his daughter in cursive. Then the usual suspects talk Bill Murray, teen anxiety and…
61: Happy Birthday To Us, Let’s Do The Monster Mash!
Oct 31, 2016 • 58 min
<p>The Mockingcast turned one year old yesterday and what a year it’s been! On this special episode we reflect on the past year and reflect on the Reformation rediscovery of 100 proof Gospel that inspires everything that Mockingbird is and does.</p>
60: Worship, Anxiety & The Lies We Tell Ourselves
Oct 28, 2016 • 71 min
<p>This week we talk with Zac Hicks, Worship Pastor at Cathedral Church of the Advent and author of The Worship Pastor: A Call To Ministry For Worship Leaders And Teams. Then Scott and Sarah are joined by a mystery guest to discuss the contents of Another…
59: ScreenWise
Oct 21, 2016 • 72 min
<p>This week our guest is Devorah Heitner, author of most recently, Screenwise. Following our conversation the usual suspects discuss the contents of Another Week Ends.</p>
58: Finding God In The Waves (With Science Mike)
Oct 14, 2016 • 67 min
<p>Our guest this week is Mike McHargue, host of the Ask Science Mike podcast and co-host of The Liturgists podcast, both wildly popular. He’s also the author of Finding God In The Waves: How I Lost My Faith And Found It Again Through Science. Then David,…
57: Transcendent
Oct 7, 2016 • 65 min
<p>Our guest this week is Katelyn Detweiler. Her most recent novel is Transcendent. She lives, work and writes in Brooklyn. After Scott’s conversation with Katelyn some of the usual suspects talk about moral licensing, call out culture, and the beauty of…
56: Theology After You’ve Been Left Behind
Sep 30, 2016 • 60 min
<p>This week we have Jeffrey Pugh as our guest. He’s the author, most recently, of Homebrewed Christianity’s Guide To The End Times: Theology After You’ve Been Left Behind. Then David, Sarah and Scott talk about judgmental children, losing friends over…
55: Special Edition: A First Look At The Mental Health Issue Of The Magazine
Sep 26, 2016 • 60 min
<p>On this special edition of the podcast we talk with the staff who puts together Mockingbird’s print magazine. We also speak with social psychologist Carol Tavris, interviewed in the magazine, and Brian and Debbie Solum, who together wrote a piece for…
54: Help
Sep 23, 2016 • 78 min
<p>We all need a little help from our friends, and ultimately from the Friend of Sinners. This week features a conversation with the one and only Paul Zahl and his longtime friend Duo Dickinson, renowned architect and lifelong Episcopalian. Then Scott is…
53: Getting Religion
Sep 16, 2016 • 66 min
<p>Our guest this week is Kenneth L. Woodward, one of the deans of American journalism. Ken was the religion editor at Newsweek for 40 years. He most recent book is Getting Religion: Faith, Culture, and Politics from the Age of Eisenhower to the Era of…
52: The Church’s One Foundation
Sep 9, 2016 • 66 min
<p>This week we have two guests, both actively involved in the work and mission of church life on the ground. The R.J. Heijmen works at St. Martin’s Church in Houston, Texas. His responsibilities there include Stewardship and oversight of all Christian…
51: Christians Need Missionaries Too
Sep 2, 2016 • 66 min
<p>Our guest this week is Mark Tietjen, author most recently of Kierkegaard: Missionary To Christians. Then the roundtable remembers (with laughter) Gene Wilder, talks about the alternate universes, and why we feel the need to shout into the abyss.</p>
50: Grace After God?
Aug 26, 2016 • 69 min
<p>On this episode of The Mockingcast our guest is Bart Campolo. Bart is the humanist chaplain at the University of Southern California. He also has a popular podcast called Humanize Me. After our conversation with Bart, Ethan Richardson and Sarah Condon…
49: The Devil’s In The Details & The Nostalgia
Aug 19, 2016 • 60 min
<p>Our guest this week is Richard Beck, author of most recently Reviving Old Scratch: Demons and the Devil for Doubters and the Disenchanted. Then the roundtable talks Animal Farm, happiness rules and the danger of nostalgia.</p>
48: Speaking Of Faith, Fashion and Friendship
Aug 12, 2016 • 76 min
<p>Our guest this week is Krista Tippet, host the wildly popular NPR show On Being, and the author of several books, most recently Becoming Wise: An Inquiry Into The Mystery And Art Of Living. Then Scott, David and Sarah talk fashion and friendship.</p>
47: Rest Assured
Aug 5, 2016 • 47 min
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46: Everything Moves
Jul 30, 2016 • 80 min
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45: Peter Leithart, Don Knotts & The Orthodoxy Of Romance
Jul 23, 2016 • 57 min
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44: PZ Returns
Jul 15, 2016 • 53 min
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43: Life Is An Authentic Mess
Jul 8, 2016 • 56 min
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42: Religion’s Place In A Chronically Anxious World
Jul 1, 2016 • 65 min
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41: Bonus Cast: Game Of Thrones Recap And Review
Jun 28, 2016 • 32 min
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40: The Ecumenical Apocalypse
Jun 24, 2016 • 78 min
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39: Did Jesus Have A Wife? Do You Have Septimania?!?
Jun 17, 2016 • 49 min
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38: Should You Ever Be Authentic Or Do What You Love?
Jun 9, 2016 • 45 min
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37: Bonus Mini-Cast: Lindy and Scott Review “Love And Friendship”
Jun 6, 2016 • 11 min
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36: How’s A Gorilla Mom Like Me Gonna Make It Through The Zombie Apocalypse?
Jun 3, 2016 • 56 min
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35: Nurture The Wow
May 28, 2016 • 66 min
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34: The Gospel Is For Sinners
May 20, 2016 • 54 min
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33: Special Episode: The Church Magazine Edition
May 18, 2016 • 84 min
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32: Preaching Can Be Powerful, But Should It Be Funny?
May 13, 2016 • 48 min
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31: Falling Into Grace
May 6, 2016 • 50 min
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30: What Is True Freedom? And What’s The Deal With Choose Your Own Adventure Books?
Apr 29, 2016 • 47 min
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29: Our Conversation With Derek Webb, Thoughts On Prince, And The Joys Of Crashing Weddings
Apr 22, 2016 • 58 min
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28: The Mockingbird NYC 2016 Podcast
Apr 15, 2016 • 38 min
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27: Vulnerability, Loss & The Anti-Law
Apr 8, 2016 • 49 min
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26: Tay The Twitbot Has Spoken, We’re All American Psychos Now
Apr 1, 2016 • 54 min
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25: Special Episode: The Superman V Batman First Look
Mar 26, 2016 • 20 min
<p>In this episode my mystery guest who&#8217;s secret identity is revealed on the podcast joins me to give a first look and reaction to the just released Batman V Superman film. <strong>SPOILER ALERT</strong>: Spoilers start at minute 12.</p> The post…
24: The Passion of Christ and Our Passion for Performance
Mar 25, 2016 • 53 min
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23: Preaching and Hearing The Word In Holy Week And A Live Recording From #MbirdTyler2016
Mar 18, 2016 • 36 min
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22: Life’s Too Short To Pretend You’re Not Religious, Let The Healing Begin
Mar 11, 2016 • 49 min
<p>This week Scott talks with David Dark, author of <a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0830844465?keywords=David%20Dark%20Life's%20too%20short&amp;qid=1457726524&amp;ref_=sr_1_1&amp;sr=8-1" target="_blank">Life’s Too Short To Pretend You’re Not…
21: The Power of Empathy, The Excesses of Leadership and The Episcopalian Skeletor
Mar 4, 2016 • 53 min
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20: Meet Our New Co-Host…
Feb 26, 2016 • 41 min
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19: A Lenten Theology Of The Cross
Feb 19, 2016 • 41 min
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18: The Protest Vote and The Magic of Protestantism
Feb 12, 2016 • 56 min
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17: Everyone’s A Critic
Feb 6, 2016 • 40 min
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16: Regret, Resolve and the Possibility of Relief
Jan 29, 2016 • 40 min
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15: A Conversation With Mark Oppenheimer
Jan 25, 2016 • 50 min
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14: Talking Science, Shame, and Satire in the wake of the Snowpocalypse
Jan 22, 2016 • 20 min
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13: David Bowie, David Brooks and the God Who Hates When We Hate Our Mess
Jan 15, 2016 • 31 min
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12: Mockingcast Special Edition: The State of Theology and Church in 2015
Jan 12, 2016 • 30 min
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11: The Power of Confession, The Fear of Failure, and Paul Zahl on Donald Trump
Jan 8, 2016 • 35 min
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10: Have Yourself A Mockingbird Christmas Time
Dec 24, 2015 • 24 min
<p>&nbsp;</p> This is our Christmas Show. It’s short, sweet and full of Christmas cheer. Enjoy. And Merry Christmas! Show Notes: Here is the essay by Dan Harmon which was quoted at the beginning of the show. The post Have Yourself A Mockingbird Christmas…
9: Stuff Your Face In Front Of The Elf On The Shelf, Right After You Go See Star Wars
Dec 18, 2015 • 49 min
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8: Find Your Safe Space
Dec 11, 2015 • 30 min
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7: There’s No Shame In Being Bill Murray
Dec 4, 2015 • 31 min
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6: Thanksgiving Edition…Grace and Gratitude
Nov 25, 2015 • 35 min
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5: Asking Polly What To Do When You’ve Been Pulverized In Palo Alto
Nov 20, 2015 • 24 min
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4: Wonder As A Wellspring Of Life
Nov 13, 2015 • 25 min
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3: Mockingcast Special Edition: The Technology Issue Preview
Nov 13, 2015 • 25 min
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2: The Surprising Jesus And The Story of Self-Justification
Nov 6, 2015 • 22 min
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1: The Mockingcast Premiere Episode
Oct 30, 2015 • 20 min
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