Posts in Politics
Episode 218 Burning Questions!

Over the past month or so, as we have delved into some deep water regarding a few political questions as well as episodes regarding authority and power, we have been getting a number of questions in our inbox.  While a call in show is a possibility we are playing with, we had enough questions to try answering a few. But beware...

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Episode 212 Question Authority

If I've learned anything in life, it is to never question authoritarian governments...I have also learned that dogs, especially the kinds with bees in their mouths that when they bark shoot bees out of their mouths are the most dangerous of all animals.  We also talk about the shape of things to come, and 2017 as a year to question authority....

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Ep 210 Sloughing Off and Letting Go of 2016

On this, the last episode of 2016, Jeff and Dan channel their T. Swift and decide what they are going to shake off in the coming year. The Taylor Swift reference was not on purpose but a slip up by Dan.  And then, as he listened to the album 1989 (The Taylor Swift version, the Ryan Adams cover of it, and then the Father John Misty cover of Ryan Adam's cover) he recognized...

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Episode 209 Grundtvig "the Happy Dane" Freedom in Religion

I don't want to be negative. But, this show doesn't seem that interesting? A Dane? Never heard of them. Are the where we get the dog with the strange barrel under his neck? And he's from the 1800's? I'm out.  But wait! What if I told you that he not only directed the future of educational reform and the freedom of the church across the western world, he was such a merry maker and cheerful and deeply gracious poet and author of hundred of hymns,  that he could say he had no enemies but knaves and fools.

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Episode 207: 1517-Legacy and Trajectories

Okay, so next month we are going to be in 2017, the 500th anniversary of the Reformation.  The talking about it might get tired, depending on the group you hang out with. There will be Reformation lego sets, tours to the holy land (Wittenburg) and far too 95 Theses and Here I Stand memes.  But even you are a Reformation Grinch, or a member of the church he broke out of, or not a member at any church you need to understand how this stuff REALLY MATTERS, even if you've just heard the story of an angry monk... there's more.

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