Rogue Table Talks

Rogue Table Talks
A place we gather to discuss our message series, culture and how the two intersect.

#31 enTRUSTed - Gratitude
Dec 1 • 43 min
How do we have attitudes of gratitude? God wants us to have a life of flourishing and he wants to bless us. Join Mike and Chad as they discuss what this looks like in our culture. Scripture this week: Deuteronomy 8:10-18, John 12:1-8 —- Send in a voice…
#30 enTRUSTed - Stewardship
Nov 24 • 43 min
This week we take a look at what it means to steward what has been given to us. —- Send in a voice message:
#29 enTRUSTed - Spend/Save/Give
Nov 17 • 48 min
How should we think about spending, saving, and giving? What emotions do we experience when we encounter those things? Chad and Mike discuss. Scripture referenced in this episode: Ecclesiastes 5:19 Moreover, when God gives someone wealth and possessions,…
#28 enTRUSTed - More
Nov 10 • 46 min
In a culture that pushes for more and to go to whatever extreme possible to obtain it; this week, Mike and Chad discuss our fascination with the feeling of needing more. Can we learn to know what it is to be content? —- Send in a voice message:…
#27 enTRUSTed - Live Simply
Nov 3 • 44 min
Contentment. Do we live lives full of being content or always longing for the next “thing?” Where is our heart in our desires? This week Mike and Chad focus in on our posture towards living content lives. Scripture referenced this week: Proberbs 15:16,…
#26 Vision
Oct 27 • 47 min
Who are We? What is our Mission? What are We Doing? What are we Responsible For? What is the Church? This week Mike and Chad talk about the vision of the church. Scripture in this episode: 1 Peter 2:9-10, Romans 4:17, Ephesians 2:19-22 —- Send in a voice…
#25 Jesus Unexpected: Politics
Oct 20 • 50 min
We’re talking politics this week! Who’s excited? Mike and Chad are! Listen in as they discuss Jesus and politics. Chinese Pastor’s Declaration - Tim Keller Article -…
#24 Jesus Unexpected: Jesus & Women
Oct 13 • 44 min
This week we welcome Debbie Durso, Sheila Smude, and Lindsay Walker to the podcast. How did Jesus subvert cultural expectations and expressions related to women? Listen in and find out what our panel has to say. Scripture: John 4:4-30, Luke 8:1-3 —- Send…
#23 Jesus Unexpected: Enjoyed a Good Party
Oct 6 • 43 min
Do you like to party? Jesus did. This week Mike and Chad discuss how Jesus went to parties to be in relationship with people. Scripture in this episode: Mark 2:15-17, Matthew 22:2-4, Luke 7:31-35, 1 Corinthians 5:9-10 —- Send in a voice message:…
#22 Jesus Unexpected: On Judgement
Sep 29 • 42 min
Mike and Chad discuss the cultural evolution of judgement. Also, how does all of this not judging relate to the complete holiness of Christ and the perfection to which we are called? Scripture References: Matthew 7:1-5, Luke 6:37-42, Hebrews 12:14 —- Send…
#21 Jesus Unexpected: Cared More About Our Hearts Than Our Hands
Sep 22 • 39 min
This week, Mike and Chad talk about Jesus as the one who speaks of transformation in our heart and obedience in our heart, more than an outward obedience. Scripture References: Luke 6:43-45, Jeremiah 17:9, & Psalm 139:23-24 —- Send in a voice message:…
#20 Jesus Unexpected: Broke Unnecessary Rules
Sep 15 • 45 min
Jesus went Rogue and was unexpected by the religious people of his day. Here from Mike and Chad on what that means for us in today’s world. Scripture references: Matthew 12:1-8 & Luke 6:6-11 & Colossians 2:20-23 CS Lewis Quote: “The terrible thing, the…
#19 Where Prodigals Belong
Sep 8 • 42 min
Our final episode as we walk through our Welcome Home series. How do we welcome people into community with us? How can we share the gospel through our daily lives? Listen as Mike and Chad share their thoughts on this final Welcome Home episode. —- Send in…
#18 Where Questions Are Heard
Sep 1 • 43 min
In an interesting turn of events there was a podcast feel to this week’s message. So, be sure to listen to the message as well as this week’s Rogue Table Talk. Mike and Chad dive into the world of questions and why questions are important and should be…
#17 Where the Busy Rest
Aug 25 • 40 min
Rest is hard. Is it a part of our rhythm? How do we rest? Are we really resting? This week we take a look at what it means to rest in a culture that seems to always be going and doing. —- Send in a voice message:
#16 Where Compassion Dwells
Aug 18 • 39 min
This week we talk about compassion. Compassion can be complicated, but we are called to it. Listen in, as Mike and Chad discuss. —- Send in a voice message:
#15 Where Everyone Is Welcome
Aug 11 • 40 min
This week, Mike and Chad talk about how culture can shape our views on welcoming someone. Does it matter what your history is? How do we trust? How do we extend grace? What matters? This is the beginning of a new series at Calvary called “Welcome Home.”…
#14 Judges - Ruth
Aug 4 • 50 min
This week we have a special guest join us to discuss Ruth. Listen as Susan James, Mike, and Chad discuss Ruth and the beauty of God’s redemptive story whether a native or a foreigner. How does the story of Ruth relate to me? God has a plan. Scripture for…
#13 Judges - Samson
Jul 28 • 40 min
This week we dive into the story of Samson and the loss of his identity. Have we lost our identity in the culture we are a part of? Listen as we discuss everything revolving around the story of Samson. Bible passages related to this episode: Judges 13,…
#12 Judges - Jephthah
Jul 21 • 44 min
This week we take a look at how culture impacts the church. What do we bring with us when we worship? Does culture influence the church, or vice versa? Is there a balance? This week’s episode is sure to raise some questions about who we are and how we…
#11 Judges - Abimelech
Jul 14 • 41 min
Mike and Chad dive into the story of Abimelech this week. Listen to hear how the life of Abimelech relates to us here and now. Thank for listening. Scripture for this week. —- Send in a voice message:
#10 Judges - Gideon
Jul 9 • 49 min
This week Chad and Mike take a look at Gideon and his underdog story. However, all doesn’t appear as it seems. You’re in for a wild ride with all of Gideon’s ups and downs. Also, be sure to stay until the very end for a little something extra. Thanks for…
#9 Judges - Deborah
Jun 30 • 44 min
This week we take a look at our next judge, Deborah. Mike and Chad go rogue and venture away from the story for a moment to highlight women in the church. Follow along with us in the book of Judges. Video Overview of the Book of Judges. —- Send in a voice…
#8 Judges - Ehud
Jun 23 • 36 min
The account of Ehud in the book of Judges is very detailed. In this week’s episode we’ll take a look at those specificities. Blood, death, and dung…yep, it gets detailed. Read along with us in Judges. Judges Overview Video —- Send in a voice message:…
#7 Judges - Othniel
Jun 16 • 43 min
Is there room for ordinary? Is there a place for everyday, faithful people to make an impact? Today we meet just your ordinary guy in the Bible. He doesn’t have an unusual beginning. He doesn’t do great miracles. He doesn’t make a big splash in the…
#6 The Book of JUDGES Overview
Jun 9 • 44 min
This week is an overview of the whole book and series. The book of Judges consists of a similarly repeated cycle in this period of Israel’s history: The people become complacent and turn their focus away from God. Eventually, trouble and difficulty come…
#5 Control & Manipulation
Jun 2 • 41 min
This week Chad and Mike dive deeper into the topic of control and manipulation. The Bible passage for this week is Judges 13:3-5, Judges 14:15-17, and Judges 16:6-20. —- Send in a voice message:
#4 Insults, Attacks and Belittling: I Can’t Value You
May 29 • 44 min
Do you feel valued in your relationships? This week Chad and Mike discuss in further detail how we handle being attacked and belittled. The Bible passage for the week is 1 Samuel 16:1-13 & 1 Samuel 17:26-29. —- Send in a voice message:…
#3 Bitterness & Unforgiveness
May 22 • 33 min
This week, Chad dives into how we can better deal with bitterness and how to forgive. It’s not easy, but we hope these words may help you take a step in that direction. To watch this past weekend’s message, visit —- Send in a…
#2 Favoritism
May 15 • 41 min
This week, Chad and Mike weigh in on favoritism and how we can approach and handle it through life. —- Send in a voice message:
#1 Secrets
May 8 • 48 min
Why do we keep secrets? Is there a safe way to share them? Do you have a person you can confess to? Are you a person people can confess to? All of this and more as Mike and Chad talk about the elephant in the living room. Secrets. —- Send in a voice…