illumin8faith

17
Apr

Easter Nonsense

Dave and Doug reflect on the Easter Sunday text from Luke 24 and ponder the "nonsense" of Easter in the midst of Holy Week. Quotes from Jürgen Moltmann's, "In the End—The Beginning" and we also reference Richard Rohr (from this video) and Joni Sancken's new book, "Words that Heal"

12
Apr

You want me to do what, Jesus?

Doug and Dave reflect on the Palm Sunday text from Luke 19 and consider the deeper meaning of God's call for us to join the story.

4
Apr

Use it Up feat. Jane Beattie

Doug and Dave discuss abundance, scarcity, Mary's nard, and more as they explore the passage from John 12:1-8. Featured conversation: Doug sits down with entrepreneur, @BagLadyVariety, Jane Beattie. 

2
Apr

I Have A Voice feat. Jennifer Wenn

Dave sits down for a conversation with trans identified poet, Jennifer Wenn. We explore what it means to hear that voice of love—a voice that empowers us to live more fully into who we are.

20
Mar

Fig Trees, Stinky Car Rides, and Folding Laundry

In today's episode, Doug, Dave, and Isaac explore the Parable of the Fig Tree from Luke 13. We talk about death and new life, stinky car rides with the kids, and tidying up.

13
Mar

Oil, Vinegar, and Prophetic Voices

Dave and Doug explore the reading from Luke 13:31-35 as we consider the relationship between the joy and pain of living. Christine Sharpe, blogger at fortyfivethings.com invites us to ponder the metaphor of oil and vinegar in relation to healing and feeling. 

Stay tuned for new episodes each week throughout the season of Lent.

6
Mar

News on the Pod!

Dave and Doug share news about upcoming episodes of the pod. Stay tuned and join us next week for stories of faith, hope, and new life that seek to illuminate your life.

18
May

reVITALize with The Rev. Dr. Jeff Crittenden

What will it take to revitalize the church? Doug and Dave sit down with Rev. Dr. Jeff Crittenden of the Centre for Practical Theology to discuss thoughts and reflections on the recent event hosted by Metropolitan and First-St. Andrew's United Churches in London, Ontario.

18
Apr

What Does Love Look Like? with Pam Rocker

Dave and Doug are joined by award-winning writer and activist, Pam Rocker joins us for a conversation about LGBTQ+ activism, the church, dancing with Jesus, and pie! 

Recorded at London Conference Youth Forum 2018.

3
Apr

Bryan Sirchio - Convergence Music

Dave is joined by Bryan Sirchio, author of The 6 Marks of Progressive Christian Worship Music and Lead Designer for the Convergence Music Project (convergencemp.com) to talk about church music, theology, and convergence Christianity. Episode includes the CMP song, "All Belong Here" by The Many.