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March 25, 2015

EP21: What Does Following Jesus Look Like? (With Guest, Christian Piatt)

In this long overdue episode of That God Show, BLC sits down with friend and author Christian Piatt to wrestle with the question: "What does following Jesus look like?" Hear from Christian regarding his one year "My Jesus" project- including both insights he's discovering, and challenges he's facing, as he spends each month following a different aspect of the example of Jesus.

March 3, 2015

EP20: Our Role In God’s Story: Agents of Reconciliation

Once again, BLC and MPT come to you live from Armenia. Coming off some moving experiences witnessing the work being done by World Vision in this part of the world, join us in an exploration of what it means to discover our place in God's grand story of reconciliation. 

February 28, 2015

EP19: Live from World Vision Armenia

This is a very special episode of That God Show, as for the first time BLC and MPT record the show while sitting in the same room! Join us for a discussion of why we're in Armenia with World Vision, things we're experiencing in the field, and discover the genocide of 1.5 million people that doesn't get discussed often. 

February 4, 2015

EP18: Progressive Fundamentalism

Does progressive Christianity suffer from its own form of fundamentalism? In this week's episode, BLC and MPT sit down to talk about the "carryover" behaviors that tend to follow us out of fundamentalism-- traits that tend to rear their ugly head in whatever new thing we move into. However, if we can develop self awareness around these carryovers, there's hope to move on and return to the mission of building something beautiful.

January 28, 2015

EP17: The Biblical Alternative to Hell

Most of us grew up believing that those who reject God will spend eternity in a literal place called hell, where they are consciously tortured day and night, for ever. But is that what the Bible actually teaches? Not quite-- in fact, the Bible doesn't teach hell as we were taught it at all. In this episode, BLC sits down with Kurt Willems to talk about hell, and the theology of "conditionalism." If you've ever questioned hell, but didn't want let go of something that was in the Bible, this episode is for you-- you'll walk away with your Bible intact, and a totally different view of hell.

January 22, 2015

EP16: All Things Christian and Politics

That God Show is back from the holiday break! In Episode 16, BLC and MPT discuss President Obama's State of the Union address and all things regarding Christian involvement in politics.

December 22, 2014

EP15: Dealing With Your Overly Religious Family At Christmas

It's almost Christmas! One of the biggest stress points for many of us over the holiday involves spending time with our families, who are less than happy that we no longer share their worldview. So how do we do it? How can we still enjoy the holidays while navigating these difficult family waters? Benjamin L. Corey and Matthew Paul Turner sit down in this special Christmas episode to help you develop a game-plan to get through those challenge family visits.

December 12, 2014

EP14: Our Favorite Things From 2014

What were the best things that BLC and MPT discovered in 2014? In this episode of That God Show, the hosts take a look back at the year and list their "favorite things" discovered in 2014. Plus, the most anticipated things to come in 2015!

December 6, 2014

TGS EP13: I Can’t Breathe

In EP13, BLC and MPT sit down to discuss recent events such as the death of Eric Garner. What is the Christian response to events like these? How can those of us in positions of privilege show more humility when we approach these issues? How do we begin to move forward? These questions, and many more, on this episode of That God Show.

November 20, 2014

Short Term “Mission” Trips: Good? Bad?

BLC and MPT are back! Matthew is just returning from a humanitarian trip to the Philippines, so today' we're talking about short term mission trips-- are the criticisms valid? All things mission related on this episode of That God Show.