The Liturgists Podcast

The Liturgists Podcast

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Science, art, and faith.
THIS
Apr 16 • 68 min
Science Mike, William Matthews, and Hillary McBride talk with Michael Gungor about his newest book, THIS. As Michael shares, letting go of the stories that defined his identity and value in the world led him and his family on a wild and painful journey…
What I’m Learning
Apr 4 • 66 min
Hillary McBride and Science Mike talk about learning to cope with change, growth, and intimacy.Want to see Michael Gungor and Science Mike this May? Tickets for their summer tour are on sale now.
Richard Rohr and The Universal Christ (Part 1)
Mar 24 • 46 min
Hillary McBride, William Matthews, Science Mike, and Michael Gungor talk with Richard Rohr about The Universal Christ—Fr. Rohr’s latest book. You can learn more about the book here. You can get the audiobook for The Universal Christ for free using our…
Richard Rohr and The Universal Christ (Part 2)
Mar 24 • 86 min
Hillary McBride, William Matthews, Science Mike, and Michael Gungor talk with Richard Rohr about The Universal Christ—Fr. Rohr’s latest book. You can learn more about the book here. You can get the audiobook for The Universal Christ for free using our…
Fear | Live in Nashville
Mar 7 • 70 min
We’re discussing fear in an episode that was recorded live at The Liturgists Gathering in Nashville, TN. Special thanks to Jamie Lee Finch for joining us. We’re going on tour! Join Science Mike and Michael Gungor for Tabs & Wafers. Tickets are on sale…
Buddhist (Part 2)
Feb 22 • 94 min
This week we’re talking with Sharon Salzberg. Sharon is a central figure in the field of meditation, a world-renowned teacher and NY Times bestselling author. She has played a crucial role in bringing meditation and mindfulness practices to the West and…
Buddhist (Part 1)
Feb 7 • 106 min
We’re talking with Bushi Yamato Damashii this week to kick off a new series on Buddhism. Bushi is a Buddhist monk and lead resident teacher at Daishin Zen Buddhist Temple in Thomasville, North Carolina. Bushi is also the Vice-president and Zen monk at…
BONUS - Transitions (The Alien & The Robot)
Jan 31 • 60 min
We’ve got another podcast called The Alien & The Robot that’s available exclusively to our Patrons. But, as we work on Season 5, we’ve got some big news to share on multiple fronts. So, please enjoy a “behind the scenes” look at what The Liturgists are up…
The End of The World Tour
Jan 25 • 75 min
Propaganda, the Brilliance, and Gungor talk about their upcoming tour. Plus, Propaganda and Alma from the Red Couch Podcast tell us about their upcoming series on intersectionality, It’s Complicated.
Season 4 Finale
Dec 31, 2018 • 129 min
To close out Season 4 of The Liturgists Podcast, we look back at some of the highlights from The Liturgists Podcast so far (as selected by our community on Patreon). We’re hiring an Associate Producer. You can learn more here.
Kosmos
Nov 29, 2018 • 79 min
In this episode, we talk about the story behind Kosmos, the latest record by William Matthews.
(Not) Christian
Nov 15, 2018 • 103 min
In the final episode of our Christian series, William Matthews tells Michael Gungor why he should be a Christian.
Christian (Part Fohr)
Oct 18, 2018 • 68 min
This week, Fr. Richard Rohr joins William Matthews, Michael Gungor, and Hillary McBride to explore the question: What is a Christian? We’d love to see you at The Liturgists Gathering in Minneapolis or Nashville this Novemeber.
Christian (Part 3)
Oct 4, 2018 • 74 min
This week Michael Gungor and Science Mike talk with Lisa Gungor and Jenny McHargue about what Christianity is. We’d love to see you at The Liturgists Gathering in London, Minneapolos, or Nashville this year.
Christian (Part 2)
Sep 27, 2018 • 82 min
This is the first in a weekly series where we explore two seemingly simple questions: “Do you identify as a Christian,” and, “Why or why not.”Our guest on this episode is Jennifer Knapp. We’ll be in London, Minneapolis and Nashville for The Liturgists…
Christian (Part 1)
Sep 20, 2018 • 71 min
This is the first in a weekly series where we explore two seemingly simple questions: “Do you identify as a Christian,” and, “Why or why not.”Our guest on this episode is Rachel Held Evans. Her new book about the Bible is called Inspired. We’ll be in…
The Alien & The Robot - Earth
Sep 6, 2018 • 69 min
Here’s a sample of our latest project: a new weekly podcast for folks who support us on Patreon called The Alien & The Robot.
Man
Jul 26, 2018 • 99 min
As a followup to Woman, this episode explores masculinity and male identity in a culture striving for equality.
Live in Austin, TX
Jul 12, 2018 • 80 min
This podcast was recorded at The Liturgists Gathering in Austin, TX.If you’re interested in hosting The Liturgists Gathering, let us know.
The Most Beautiful Thing I’ve Seen - Lisa Gungor
Jun 25, 2018 • 57 min
In this episode, we’re talking about Lisa Gungor’s new book, called The Most Beautiful Thing I’ve Seen.
Social Media
May 31, 2018 • 96 min
A look at how social media impacts advocay, mental health, community building, and our view of the world.
BONUS - Twelve Questions
May 18, 2018 • 47 min
As we gear up for The Liturgists Gathering in Austin, TX, here’s a bonus episode from our Patreon podcast.
Mysticism
May 3, 2018 • 74 min
Hillary, William, Michael, and Mike discuss spirtulity beyond the reach of language.
Tongues
Apr 19, 2018 • 81 min
This episode is about the spiritual gift of speaking in tongues, as explored through the perspectives of science, art, and faith.
The Ethics of F***ing (Part 2)
Apr 5, 2018 • 108 min
TRIGGER WARNING: The interview with Christopher West in Part 2 could be triggering to members of the LGBTQIA+ community. It’s included so people with non-affiriming viewpoints on LGBTQIA+ on sexuality are prompted to examine the implications of that…
The Ethics of F***ing (Part 1)
Apr 5, 2018 • 57 min
In this episode, we’re talking about how to discern what is right and healthy for people in sexual activity. We’d like to thank our guests on this episode, and we encourage you to check out their work. Bromliegh McCleneghan, Author of Good Christian Sex…
Body Image
Mar 22, 2018 • 96 min
In this episode, we’re discussing body image–how we view our bodies and the bodies of others. For more, check out Hillary’s book.
Embodiment
Mar 8, 2018 • 93 min
Who are you? Is the body a transport vessel for the brain? This episode tackles the idea of emboidment, and our complex relationships with our own bodies.
Evangelical (Part 2)
Feb 22, 2018 • 59 min
What does it mean to be an Evangelical today? We talk with Matthew Vines from The Reformation Project as well as author/speaker Jen Hatmaker about Evangelicalism in 2018.
Evangelical (Part 1)
Feb 22, 2018 • 85 min
What does it mean to be an Evangelical today? We talk with Matthew Vines from The Reformation Project as well as author/speaker Jen Hatmaker about Evangelicalism in 2018.
Meet the New Hosts
Feb 8, 2018 • 70 min
On this episode, we welcome two new hosts to the podast: William Matthews and Hillary McBride. Plus, we uncover the hottest new band in worship music, Abraham’s Bosom.
Loving Kindness Meditation
Jan 20, 2018 • 25 min
This is a bonus episode with a Loving Kindness meditation. May you find that it promotes healing in difficult times. If you’d like to try more meditations like these, join us on Patreon. If you’d like to learn more about meditation as a practice, consider…
Shame - Live from Seattle
Dec 5, 2017 • 90 min
This is a special live episode recorded at The Liturigsts Gathering in Seattle, WA on October 27, 2017. Thanks Hillary McBride for joining us on this episode. Her new book is available now. Special Announcement: We’re starting something new next year for…
Paranormal (Special Halloween Episode)
Oct 31, 2017 • 90 min
Michael Gungor, Science Mike, William Matthews, and Hillary McBride host a culture-shaping, genre-bending conversation about the most relevant (or bizarre) topics facing people today.
God Our Mother - Live from Boston
Oct 17, 2017 • 65 min
Michael Gungor, Science Mike, William Matthews, and Hillary McBride host a culture-shaping, genre-bending conversation about the most relevant (or bizarre) topics facing people today.
Enemies - Live from Los Angeles
Oct 3, 2017 • 88 min
Michael Gungor, Science Mike, William Matthews, and Hillary McBride host a culture-shaping, genre-bending conversation about the most relevant (or bizarre) topics facing people today.
Names
Aug 15, 2017 • 70 min
Michael Gungor, Science Mike, William Matthews, and Hillary McBride host a culture-shaping, genre-bending conversation about the most relevant (or bizarre) topics facing people today.
The Other Show
Jul 31, 2017 • 95 min
Michael Gungor, Science Mike, William Matthews, and Hillary McBride host a culture-shaping, genre-bending conversation about the most relevant (or bizarre) topics facing people today.
Rob Bell and the Bible
Jul 11, 2017 • 77 min
Michael Gungor, Science Mike, William Matthews, and Hillary McBride host a culture-shaping, genre-bending conversation about the most relevant (or bizarre) topics facing people today.
Pale Blue Dot
Jun 20, 2017 • 91 min
Michael Gungor, Science Mike, William Matthews, and Hillary McBride host a culture-shaping, genre-bending conversation about the most relevant (or bizarre) topics facing people today.
Christian Violence
Jun 6, 2017 • 102 min
In this episode, Michael Gungor and Science Mike discuss the relationship between violence and Christianity with Shane Claiborne. Check out Shane’s new book, Executing Grace.
Spiritual Trauma
May 16, 2017 • 139 min
Michael Gungor, Science Mike, William Matthews, and Hillary McBride host a culture-shaping, genre-bending conversation about the most relevant (or bizarre) topics facing people today.
Palm Sunday
Apr 9, 2017 • 26 min
A liturgy for the beginnging of Holy Week.If you’d like a daily resource for all of holy week, join us on Patreon.
Advocacy
Mar 21, 2017 • 86 min
How can we engage in effective advocacy that creates change? And how can we do so without losing hope? We talked to two experts in the world of social justice and advocacy to find out. Christena Cleveland is a social psychologist, public theologian,…
Fake News & Media Literacy
Mar 7, 2017 • 68 min
What’s fake news, and how can we spot it? This episode is about media literacy, and offers insights on how to spot fake news, as well as media bias, and skewed data. We talked with Clay Johnson, author of The Information Diet and the co-founder of Blue…
Bonus - Lent 2017
Mar 1, 2017 • 13 min
Michael Gungor, Science Mike, William Matthews, and Hillary McBride host a culture-shaping, genre-bending conversation about the most relevant (or bizarre) topics facing people today.
How Do We Know What We Know? (Epistemology)
Feb 21, 2017 • 72 min
We’re talking about epistemology on this episode–the study of truth, belief, and justification. Sound boring? In the age of “fake news,” this may be the most important topic we can cover.
Ableism
Feb 7, 2017 • 79 min
Michael Gungor, Science Mike, William Matthews, and Hillary McBride host a culture-shaping, genre-bending conversation about the most relevant (or bizarre) topics facing people today.
Parenting and Deconstruction
Jan 24, 2017 • 79 min
As a follow-up to Lost & Found and The Other Side of the Mattress, we respond to our most common request: an episode on how to talk to your kids during and after faith transitions.
A Christmas Story of Sorts
Dec 20, 2016 • 37 min
A special Christmas episode featuring highlights from our friends The Brilliance.
Suffering (Part 3)
Nov 29, 2016 • 80 min
This is the third episode of a three part series dealing with suffering: what is it, how do we cope with it, and how can we address it? Please consider joining with us to help provide clean drinking water to every person on this planet. Learn more at…
Suffering (Part 2)
Nov 15, 2016 • 57 min
This is the second in a three part series dealing with suffering: what is it, how do we cope with it, and how can we address it? Please consider joining with us to help provide clean drinking water to every person on this planet. Learn more at…
Suffering (Part 1)
Nov 1, 2016 • 67 min
This is the first in a three part series dealing with suffering: what is it, how do we cope with it, and how can we address it? Please consider joining with us to help provide clean drinking water to every person on this planet. Learn more at…
One Wild Life:Body (Part 5)
Oct 7, 2016 • 32 min
We’ve got a special series of podcasts this week exploring the themes and sounds of Gungor’s new record One Wild Life: Body. This is the final album in the One Wild Life trilogy of records, and is available everywhere music is sold. Learn more at…
One Wild Life: Body (Part 4)
Oct 6, 2016 • 39 min
We’ve got a special series of podcasts this week exploring the themes and sounds of Gungor’s new record One Wild Life: Body. This is the final album in the One Wild Life trilogy of records, and is available everywhere music is sold. Learn more at…
One Wild Life: Body (Part 3)
Oct 5, 2016 • 33 min
We’ve got a special series of podcasts this week exploring the themes and sounds of Gungor’s new record One Wild Life: Body. This is the final album in the One Wild Life trilogy of records, and is available everywhere music is sold. Learn more at…
One Wild Life: Body (Part 2)
Oct 4, 2016 • 33 min
We’ve got a special series of podcasts this week exploring the themes and sounds of Gungor’s new record One Wild Life: Body. This is the final album in the One Wild Life trilogy of records, and is available everywhere music is sold. Learn more at…
One Wild Life Body (Part 1)
Oct 3, 2016 • 28 min
We’ve got a special series of podcasts this week exploring the themes and sounds of Gungor’s new record One Wild Life: Body. This is the final album in the One Wild Life trilogy of records, and is available everywhere music is sold. Learn more at…
Woman (Episode 40)
Sep 27, 2016 • 103 min
In this episode, we explore the sexism in the context of culture and the church. Featuring Austin Channing Brown, Caroline Lee, Christine Chester, Emily Capshaw, Lisa Gungor, and Rev. Sarah Heath.
Finding God in the Waves (Episode 39)
Sep 13, 2016 • 77 min
Michael Gungor, Science Mike, William Matthews, and Hillary McBride host a culture-shaping, genre-bending conversation about the most relevant (or bizarre) topics facing people today.
Religious Art (Episode 38)
Sep 6, 2016 • 72 min
Michael Gungor, Science Mike, William Matthews, and Hillary McBride host a culture-shaping, genre-bending conversation about the most relevant (or bizarre) topics facing people today.
The Enneagram (Episode 37)
Aug 23, 2016 • 120 min
Michael Gungor, Science Mike, William Matthews, and Hillary McBride host a culture-shaping, genre-bending conversation about the most relevant (or bizarre) topics facing people today.
Episode 36 - Wild Goose 2016
Jul 19, 2016 • 42 min
While we work on Season 3, here’s a special live episode of The Liturgists Podcast recorded at the Wild Goose Festival. It’s a conversation between Science Mike, Michael Gungor, and a live audience. If you’d like to be part of a conversation like this,…
Episode 35 - The Cosmic Christ with Richard Rohr
Apr 12, 2016 • 65 min
Michael Gungor, Science Mike, William Matthews, and Hillary McBride host a culture-shaping, genre-bending conversation about the most relevant (or bizarre) topics facing people today.
Episode 34 - Black and White: Racism in America
Mar 29, 2016 • 98 min
Michael Gungor, Science Mike, William Matthews, and Hillary McBride host a culture-shaping, genre-bending conversation about the most relevant (or bizarre) topics facing people today.
Episode 33 - One Wild Life Spirit
Mar 8, 2016 • 62 min
Science Mike talks with Lisa and Michael Gungor about their new album, One Wild Life Soul. We’d love to see you at The Liturgists Gathering or the One Wild Life Tour.
Episode 32 - Storytelling at Sundance
Feb 23, 2016 • 102 min
Michael Gungor, Science Mike, William Matthews, and Hillary McBride host a culture-shaping, genre-bending conversation about the most relevant (or bizarre) topics facing people today.
Episode 31 - The Voice of God
Feb 9, 2016 • 66 min
Michael Gungor, Science Mike, William Matthews, and Hillary McBride host a culture-shaping, genre-bending conversation about the most relevant (or bizarre) topics facing people today.
Episode 30 - Prophet or Ass
Jan 19, 2016 • 71 min
Michael Gungor, Science Mike, William Matthews, and Hillary McBride host a culture-shaping, genre-bending conversation about the most relevant (or bizarre) topics facing people today.
Episode 29 - Philosophy and Radical Theology
Dec 15, 2015 • 58 min
Michael Gungor, Science Mike, William Matthews, and Hillary McBride host a culture-shaping, genre-bending conversation about the most relevant (or bizarre) topics facing people today.
Episode 28 - The Asymptotic Fidelity of Words
Nov 24, 2015 • 71 min
Michael Gungor, Science Mike, William Matthews, and Hillary McBride host a culture-shaping, genre-bending conversation about the most relevant (or bizarre) topics facing people today.
Episode 27 - The Multiverse
Nov 3, 2015 • 60 min
Michael Gungor, Science Mike, William Matthews, and Hillary McBride host a culture-shaping, genre-bending conversation about the most relevant (or bizarre) topics facing people today.
Episode 26 - Faith and Music with David Bazan
Oct 20, 2015 • 79 min
Michael Gungor, Science Mike, William Matthews, and Hillary McBride host a culture-shaping, genre-bending conversation about the most relevant (or bizarre) topics facing people today.
Episode 25 - Sin
Oct 6, 2015 • 57 min
Michael Gungor, Science Mike, William Matthews, and Hillary McBride host a culture-shaping, genre-bending conversation about the most relevant (or bizarre) topics facing people today.
Episode 24 - Christian Nationalism
Sep 22, 2015 • 55 min
Michael Gungor, Science Mike, William Matthews, and Hillary McBride host a culture-shaping, genre-bending conversation about the most relevant (or bizarre) topics facing people today.
Episode 23 - Pro-life, Pro-choice
Sep 8, 2015 • 49 min
Michael Gungor, Science Mike, William Matthews, and Hillary McBride host a culture-shaping, genre-bending conversation about the most relevant (or bizarre) topics facing people today.
Episode 22 - Who Am I?
Aug 25, 2015 • 47 min
Michael Gungor, Science Mike, William Matthews, and Hillary McBride host a culture-shaping, genre-bending conversation about the most relevant (or bizarre) topics facing people today.
Episode 21 - One Wild Life
Jun 30, 2015 • 56 min
Science Mike sat down with Michael Gungor and Lisa Gungor to talk about their new project One Wild Life: Soul following Belong. One Wild Life: Soul comes out in August, but you can get it now for a limited time as part of the One Wild Life Season Pass.…
Episode 20 - LGBTQ
May 19, 2015 • 124 min
Michael Gungor, Science Mike, William Matthews, and Hillary McBride host a culture-shaping, genre-bending conversation about the most relevant (or bizarre) topics facing people today.
Episode 19 - Searching For Sunday with Rachel Held Evans
May 5, 2015 • 76 min
Michael Gungor, Science Mike, William Matthews, and Hillary McBride host a culture-shaping, genre-bending conversation about the most relevant (or bizarre) topics facing people today.
Episode 18 - Worship (Part 2)
Apr 21, 2015 • 53 min
Michael Gungor, Science Mike, William Matthews, and Hillary McBride host a culture-shaping, genre-bending conversation about the most relevant (or bizarre) topics facing people today.
Episode 17 - Worship (Part 1)
Apr 7, 2015 • 47 min
Michael Gungor, Science Mike, William Matthews, and Hillary McBride host a culture-shaping, genre-bending conversation about the most relevant (or bizarre) topics facing people today.
Episode 16 - The End (Eschatology)
Mar 24, 2015 • 79 min
Michael Gungor, Science Mike, William Matthews, and Hillary McBride host a culture-shaping, genre-bending conversation about the most relevant (or bizarre) topics facing people today.
Episode 15 - Songwriting
Mar 10, 2015 • 72 min
Michael Gungor, Science Mike, William Matthews, and Hillary McBride host a culture-shaping, genre-bending conversation about the most relevant (or bizarre) topics facing people today.
Episode 14 - Meditation
Feb 24, 2015 • 77 min
Michael Gungor, Science Mike, William Matthews, and Hillary McBride host a culture-shaping, genre-bending conversation about the most relevant (or bizarre) topics facing people today.
Episode 13 - Humor with Pete Holmes
Feb 10, 2015 • 68 min
Michael Gungor, Science Mike, William Matthews, and Hillary McBride host a culture-shaping, genre-bending conversation about the most relevant (or bizarre) topics facing people today.
Episode 12 - Marriage & Relationships with Kristen and Rob Bell
Jan 27, 2015 • 48 min
Michael Gungor, Science Mike, William Matthews, and Hillary McBride host a culture-shaping, genre-bending conversation about the most relevant (or bizarre) topics facing people today.
Episode 11 - The Other Side of the Mattress
Jan 13, 2015 • 57 min
Michael Gungor, Science Mike, William Matthews, and Hillary McBride host a culture-shaping, genre-bending conversation about the most relevant (or bizarre) topics facing people today.
Episode 10 - Christian Celebrity
Dec 23, 2014 • 52 min
Michael Gungor, Science Mike, William Matthews, and Hillary McBride host a culture-shaping, genre-bending conversation about the most relevant (or bizarre) topics facing people today.
Episode 9 - Safe Church
Nov 25, 2014 • 55 min
Michael Gungor, Science Mike, William Matthews, and Hillary McBride host a culture-shaping, genre-bending conversation about the most relevant (or bizarre) topics facing people today.
Episode 8 - Special Announcement & Interstellar
Nov 11, 2014 • 68 min
Michael Gungor, Science Mike, William Matthews, and Hillary McBride host a culture-shaping, genre-bending conversation about the most relevant (or bizarre) topics facing people today.
Episode 7 - Lost and Found (Part 2)
Oct 28, 2014 • 42 min
Michael Gungor, Science Mike, William Matthews, and Hillary McBride host a culture-shaping, genre-bending conversation about the most relevant (or bizarre) topics facing people today.
Episode 6 - Lost and Found (Part 1)
Oct 14, 2014 • 90 min
Michael Gungor, Science Mike, William Matthews, and Hillary McBride host a culture-shaping, genre-bending conversation about the most relevant (or bizarre) topics facing people today.
Episode 5 - Spiral Dynamics
Sep 23, 2014 • 70 min
Michael Gungor, Science Mike, William Matthews, and Hillary McBride host a culture-shaping, genre-bending conversation about the most relevant (or bizarre) topics facing people today.
Episode 4 - Church Unity
Sep 9, 2014 • 63 min
Michael Gungor, Science Mike, William Matthews, and Hillary McBride host a culture-shaping, genre-bending conversation about the most relevant (or bizarre) topics facing people today.
Episode 3 - The Bible
Aug 26, 2014 • 67 min
Michael Gungor, Science Mike, William Matthews, and Hillary McBride host a culture-shaping, genre-bending conversation about the most relevant (or bizarre) topics facing people today.
Episode 2 - Genesis & Evolution
Aug 12, 2014 • 55 min
Michael Gungor, Science Mike, William Matthews, and Hillary McBride host a culture-shaping, genre-bending conversation about the most relevant (or bizarre) topics facing people today.
Episode 1 - Creativity
Jul 29, 2014 • 48 min
Michael Gungor, Science Mike, William Matthews, and Hillary McBride host a culture-shaping, genre-bending conversation about the most relevant (or bizarre) topics facing people today.