The Mad Christian podcast 0127: An unexpected interview with a timely guest, author and businessman, as well as observant Jew, Scott Shay joins me to tangent off his new book, “In Good Faith” into a fascinating conversation on the value of human life, the failure of atheism as a philosophy, the place of reason in monotheism, the dangerous ideas of Yuval Harari, the similarity between Nazi Germany and the 2008 financial meltdown, and, maybe best of all, Thanos.
If you follow me you know I got a lot of email about the LCMS National Youth Gathering this year. I try not to be too parochial here, but it was hard to ignore the questions entirely. So, I was even more pleased when a young lady named Emi reached out to me in order to talk about her experience at the NYG this year. I think you’ll find the conversation surprising on many levels, some good, some less so.
Pastor George Borghardt is pastor of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Bossier City, LA, but you probably know him from his work with Higher Things, an organization dedicated to daring youth to believe in grace alone through faith alone for the sake of Christ alone.
At a recent conference, I had a chance to sit down with him for what was supposed to be a one hour set. Instead, we talked for two hours, covering a gambit of topics from the most controversial hotbeds of distraction to the way the near loss of his daughter seventeen years ago changed his life and set him free.
The Benedict Option is wrong, and Adam Koontz is here to tell us why. I have to admit, he convinced me. A strategy of appeasement is no strategy at all. Join us for this single shot deep dive into the dangerous fad sweeping conservative minds across the nation.
Rev. Timothy Winterstein of the Boars in the Vineyard podcast and writer for the Jagged Word joins me to talk about the struggle and pain pastors face when the face conflict within the congregation. But that is only the beginning of this conversation that ranges Dorothy Sawyers to the Sons of Anarchy. Enjoy!
Marine Corp Chaplain John Bombaro commutes to the Pentagon every day, but that only scratches the surface of the fascinating life that he lives. In this RAW interview we discuss the lives of warriors and Christians alike, touching on so many diverse topics that there isn’t space to write them down. This is one you definitely don’t want to miss.