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Mike Savage | Are We Brothers?
Dec 13, 2018 • 82 min
Tony sits down this week to talk about what really matters with Mike Savage. Check out Mike's book and his work over at https://www.mikesavagebooks.com/ For more content, and to support the show head over to https://www.patreon.com/thethresholdpodcast Hit…
Christopher West | The Ache
Oct 28, 2018 • 80 min
Tony sits down this week to talk about what really matters with Christopher West. Check out the amazing free course Christopher is offering right now HERE. For more content, and to support the show head over to https://www.patreon.com/thethresholdpodcast…
“Science Mike” Mchargue | Leaning Into Mystery
Oct 19, 2018 • 96 min
Tony sits down this week to talk about what really matters with Mike Mchargue, also know as Science Mike. If you share this weeks episode on Twitter or Facebook and tag us you can win a copy Mike's book, Finding God In The Waves. For more content, and to…
Corey Pigg | Walking Each Other Home
Sep 28, 2018 • 90 min
Tony sits down this week to talk about what really matters with podcaster, producer, and former missionary Cory Pigg. Corey gave us one of the most vulnerable interviews we have ever had on The Threshold. We talk about deconstruction, missionary work,…
Arleen Spenceley | More Than A Unicorn
Sep 10, 2018 • 73 min
Tony sits down this week to talk about what really matters with speaker, jouralist, author, and noted virgin Arleen Spenceley. A few years ago Arleen wrote an article for the Tampa Bay Times about being a virgin in the world today that cause a bit of a…
Brian Govatos | Hold the Koolaid, Pass the Whiskey
Aug 22, 2018 • 103 min
Tony sits down this week to talk about what really matters with father, businessman, and communication guru Brian Govatos. We cover…. a ton of things. This was actually the longest conversation we have ever had on the Threshold and it was amazing. We…
Devon Handy | Don’t Split The Party: A Feminist Tale
Aug 7, 2018 • 89 min
Tony sits down this week to talk about what really matters with mom, wife, feminist, and politically minded podcaster Devon Handy. We rift though a number of conversations, but the central theme we came back to over an over again is a deep sense of…
Destiny Herndon De-La Rosa | I’ll Fight Your Wife: A Feminist Tale
Jul 20, 2018 • 70 min
Tony sits down this week to talk about what really matters with mom, wife, secular feminist, and pro life advocate Destiny Herndon de-la Rosa. Tony realized as they were preping for the interview that he and Destiny actually went to High School together,…
Shannon Ochoa | Longing, Beauty, and Chaos
Jul 3, 2018 • 78 min
This week Tony sits down to talk about what really matters with Shannon Ochoa. We spend a good part of the episode talking about waterfalls and how they symbolize the beauty and choas of life. Then we move on to discuss Shannon's life, faith, work, and…
Gene Monterastelli | To Know And Believe It
Jun 19, 2018 • 59 min
This week Tony sits down to talk about what really matters with Gene David Monterastelli of Apex Ministries and Pasco Media. Gene is someone who is an amazing person who is one of the most interesting people Tony has ever had the opportunity to spend time…
Lisl Stadler | Agreeably Disagreeable
Jun 4, 2018 • 74 min
This week Tony sits down to talk about what really matters with Lisl Stadler. Lisl is a "loud lady person" who grew up religious, but now finds herself living a secular life. She has a passionate, and we feel prophetic, voice that is trying to bring…
Odd Noggins | What Kids Say and The Sound Of Silence
May 24, 2018 • 33 min
Between seasons we are taking some time to talk about some of the odd ideas that float around our heads while we work on interviews for Season Two! This week you get to meet one of our new cohosts for Season Two, MariVi! MariVi and I talk about crazy…
A Live Show About Transitions
May 14, 2018 • 49 min
This week we share our conversations about what really matters with Russ Mower. I met Russ and his wife Vikki when I was in high school. Since then he has become Father Russ Mower and is he pastor near the bar where we recorded this episode in Oak Cliff…
Odd Noggins | Men, Women, and Trusting Your Gut
Apr 13, 2018 • 28 min
Between seasons we are taking some time to talk about some of the odd ideas that float around our heads while we work on interviews for Season Two! This week we are talking about if men and women can really be just friends, and what happens when you don't…
Odd Noggins | Bizzare Googles and What Recharges Your Soul?
Apr 5, 2018 • 35 min
Between seasons we are taking some time to talk about some of the odd ideas that float around our heads while we work on interviews for Season Two! This week we talk about weirdest googles ever and what drains and recharges our souls. If you want to talk…
Odd Noggins | Your Favorite Middle School Jams
Mar 27, 2018 • 43 min
Between seasons we are taking some time to talk about some of the odd ideas that float around our heads while we work on interviews for Season Two! This week we tackle our uncontrollable emotions and what music we loved in middle school. If you want to…
Sherry Weddell | The Mystical Tale Of Cate And The Cockroach
Mar 9, 2018 • 68 min
This week Tony sits down to talk about what really matters with Sherry Weddell. Sherry is a Lay woman who is one of the main thought leaders in the Roman Catholic Church today. Her books about discipleship have taken the Catholic world by storm and have…
J. Keith Van Straaten | The 87% Threshold
Feb 22, 2018 • 54 min
This week Tony sits down to talk about what really matters with J. Keith van Straaten. You may not know J. Keith by name but many of you are probably familiar with one of the many radio, tv, or live shows that he has had a hand in. J Keith is a seasoned…
Luke Carey | Confidently Conflicted In Cincinnati
Feb 14, 2018 • 71 min
This week Tony sits down to talk about what really matters with Luke Carey. Luke is a Catholic Famous podcaster and works for the Catholic Church in Cincinnati where he lives with his wife Erin. We talk about growing us charismatic, being demanding of…
Ahmad Jamil | Just One Muslim’s Perspective
Feb 8, 2018 • 74 min
This week Tony sits down to talk about what really matters with Ahmad Jamil. Ahmad is an husband, father, and aspiring tech guru. Ahmad lives and works in Austin TX and is a practicing Muslim. Tony and Jamil talk about the Oneness of God, idolatry, Islam,…
Michael Shuey | Atheists Don’t Make Hot Chocolate
Jan 31, 2018 • 66 min
This week Tony sits down to talk about what really matters with the Michael Smith. Michael is an Athiest, but Tony and Fr Parrish wanted to talk with him because they met him at Mass at their parish on Sunday. Michael attends Mass and other community…
Hayley Smith | Fighting For The Chance To Help
Jan 18, 2018 • 80 min
This week Tony sits down to talk about what really matters with the Executive Director of Lifting Hands International, Hayley Smith. Hayley's work takes her to the middle east, the Mediterranean, and other parts of the world. She almost stepped on a land…
Anna Carter | Life Is Bigger
Jan 8, 2018 • 77 min
This week Tony sits down to talk about what really matters with Anna Carter. Anna is a Roman Catholic who is deeply settled in her relationship with Christ and the Catholic Church. We talk about Anna's faith growing up, her first personal encounters with…
Priest vs Layman Three | Why Father Parish Hates Christmas
Jan 5, 2018 • 46 min
During our Christmas and New Years recovery Tony and Father Parrish sit down to catch up and talk about life, why Father Parrish hates Christmas, Narnia vs LoTR, and accidentally ordering the random liquor on Amazon Prime. Regular interviews are back next…
Claire Leo | We Can Always Do Better
Dec 27, 2017 • 68 min
This week Tony sits down with former member of his youth ministry Claire Leo and they talk about what really matters. This was a very personal interview for Tony and that comes through very clearly. Claire grew up as a practicing Catholic and has now…
Tim Morgan | Games, Community, and Seeking The Divine
Dec 13, 2017 • 72 min
This week Tony sat down again at Around the Table Gamer Pub to talk about what really matters with Coowner and resident Game Guru Tim Morgan. Tim is a business owner, game designer, and (as he shares with us) a deep down deist who would often times…
Priest vs Layman Two | Missionary Mindset or Latin Isn’t Magic
Dec 6, 2017 • 56 min
I just got back from a 10 day trip, and Father Parrish is about to go on vacation for 8 days to we sit down and argue about STUFF!!! Or at least talk about it. We get pretty Church nerdy here so if that's not your bag we are sorry, but the last 20 minutes…
Aaron Alford | Community, Solitude, Hairiness and Holiness
Nov 27, 2017 • 61 min
Back at home this week, Tony sat down with to talk about what really matters with Aaron Alford. What really matters? Beards. Aaron runs a website, social media platform, and recently wrote a book about the intersection of hairiness and holiness called…
Mark Guiney | Science, Faith, and Fishing With Dynamite
Nov 17, 2017 • 33 min
While on the road to the National Catholic Youth Conference, Tony sits down this week to talk about what really matters with Mark Guiney. Mark is a new member of the ProjectYM Team and is going to be editing The Threshold. This is actually the 1st episode…
Eli Methvin | Art, Ritual, And What Is The Divine?
Nov 7, 2017 • 70 min
Tony sits down this week to talk with Eli Methvin about what really matters. Eli grew up Southern Baptist and now practices Wicca, which is a pagan faith. Tony and Eli talk about the nature of art, the role of ritual in wicca, Eli's experience of feeling…
Brandon Vogt | The Internet’s Favorite Catholic
Oct 31, 2017 • 80 min
Tony sits down this week to with Brandon Vogt to talk about what really matters. Brandon is a true bibliophile, father, husband, content manager and Roman Catholic who works for Bishop Robert Barron at Word on Fire Ministries. In addition to Brandon's…
Priest vs Layman One | Getting Out Of The Bubble -or- Go See Me Without You Without Me
Oct 17, 2017 • 31 min
Father Parrish wants to record a random episode, which turns into a new featurette here on The Threshold Podcast. PRIEST VS. LAYMAN!!! Which is basically Fr Parrish and I friendly fighting with each other. We talk about Rainier Beer |…
Pete Burak | Will You Suffer For Me
Oct 6, 2017 • 61 min
This week sits down with head his friend Pete Burak to talk about what really matters. Pete grew up in and lives in Ann Arbor MI with his wife and 3 adorable kids. Pete is a sports enthusiast who wishes he had the power to change his size at will who…
Katy Bettner | Words With Mormon Friends
Oct 1, 2017 • 64 min
Tony sits down to talk with his old friend and coworker Katy Bettner about what really matters. Katy is a mom, philanthopist, Mormon, and active in film work. Katy shares her love of the divine story, what drew her to the LDS church, how she balances out…
Sam Sorich | Film Maker and Aspiring Van Dweller
Sep 25, 2017 • 67 min
Father Colin joins Tony as they sit down to talk about what really matters with Sam Sorich to talk about what really matters. Tony met Sam in San Jose, Father Colin met him in Chicago, both of us met him because of his work as a film maker at Spirit Juice…
Emily Britt | God In The Grease
Sep 19, 2017 • 66 min
Tony sits down with friend of a friend Emily Britt to talk about what really matters. Emily is a huge GoT fan and refers to herself as the Mother of Dragons. She lives in North Dallas with her husband and three daughters where she tries to spend time just…
Brad Hudson | Mormon To Nonbeliever
Sep 11, 2017 • 63 min
Tony sits down with his friend and board game buddy Brad Hudson at their local board game hangout Around the Table for a cold drink and to talk about what really matters. Brad is a husband, father, and property lawyer from Seattle who enjoys hiking and…
Father Colin Parrish | Secular To Sacred
Sep 7, 2017 • 64 min
Tony sits down to talk about what matters with his friend and cohost Fr Colin Parish. Fr Parish is Roman Catholic Priest serving in the Archdiocese of Seattle as an Associate Pastor and high school chaplin. Tony and Fr Colin discuss Fr Colin's attraction…
Zero | The Threshold | Enter Here
Sep 4, 2017 • 18 min
Join us for the 1st part of a three episode release for our new podcast The Threshold. In this Episode Tony Vasinda and Father Parrish talk about why they wanted to make the podcast and what you can expect in a given episode. To be honest the audio…