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How The Electoral College Works
Did anyone notice that a presidential election is about to happen? I know, right? Did you know there’s a presidential election right around the corner? You couldn’t have guessed. It’s not like it’s in the news/ads/television/radio/blogs/internet or anything. I just wanted to write a note real quick about a great podcast that you should be listening to called “Stuff You Should Know.” I’ve been listening to it for about six months or so and it has some great material. I listened to one yesterday about the electoral college and how it affects the presidential elections. I had no idea. I...
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Something Beautiful – Eric Elnes
This week we talk with Rev. Eric Elnes, Ph.D. about his weekly interactive webcast, Darkwood Brew. Elnes hosts the weekly show and is also the pastor of Countryside Community Church in Omaha, Nebraska and has published several books along the way, including the Phoenix Affirmations. Eric shares how three (seemingly) separate events in his life all came together to not only take his passion for small groups to a new level, but also bring the show to fruition....
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Something Beautiful – Matt Barber
This week we talk with television and film editor and director Matt Barber. Barber has worked on a number of projects including television’s The OC and Chuck and on the films Weathered and Not That Funny. He’s currently directing the documentary, Jesus Don’t Let me Die Before I have Sex. During our interview, Barber shares how he became interested in the topic and how you can help see the documentary be completed....
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Something Beautiful – Bruce Epperly
This week we talk with Bruce Epperly. He’s a theologian, ordained minister, blogger and author of several books, including ‘A Holy Adventure’ and ‘Process Theology: A Guide for the Perplexed.’ During our chat, he shares his thoughts on process theology and what it means to live a holy adventure....
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Something Beautiful – Jeremy John
This week we talk with Christian activist and Occupy DC lay pastor, Jeremy John. John shares what led him towards activism and then towards faith and how the occupy movement has become a huge focal point for his life. things to consider while listening :: What does “Christian Anarchy” mean to you? Should Christian’s protest and take part in civil disobedience? What issues are you passionate enough about to risk imprisonment?...
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Something Beautiful – Pam Hogeweide
Pam Hogeweide is the author of the new book “Unladylike: Resisting the Injustice of Inequality in the Church.” Today she talks about her book and how women and men can end sexism in the church....
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Something Beautiful – Luke Harms (part 2)
This week we continue our talk with US Army veteran Luke Harms. Harms served in both Iraq and Afghanistan as a member of the US Army and then returned to Afghanistan as a civilian contractor. Harms shares his unique perspective on the war and the military meta-narrative and the struggle he faced adjusting from living in a combat zone to civilian life. Be sure and listen to part 1 of Harms’ story if you haven’t already. Things to consider as you listen :: What does it mean to be a maker of peace? Do you agree that by viewing one...
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Something Beautiful – Luke Harms
This week we talk with US Army veteran Luke Harms. Harms served in both Iraq and Afghanistan as a member of the US Army and then returned to Afghanistan as a civilian contractor. Harms shares his unique perspective on the war and the military meta-narrative and the struggle he faced adjusting from living in a combat zone to civilian life. Things to consider as you listen :: How does Harms’ story compare to the narrative you’ve heard about the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan? How did 9/11 shape and inform your theology and ideology? How has the “army hero” meta-narrative...
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Something Beautiful – Joy Bennet
We’re kicking off 2012 with a conversation with blogger and author Joy Bennett. Joy is, “a Christian woman writing through grief and loss depression, and the overhaul of my faith in the face of suffering.” Joy’s oldest child was born with severe special needs and passed away in 2008 at the age of 8 and she shares her journey on her blog and this week with the sbpodcast family. Joy describes herself: I am a writer, mother of four, wife, reader, follower of Christ, bereaved, asker, and lover of rich soil, good food, music, and sunshine, listener… in no particular...
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Something Beautiful – Ariah Fine
This week the something beautiful crew talks with author and community organizer Ariah Fine about his latest project, Clean Water for Elirose. Ariah shares why community and social justice matter to him and how he was inspired to write a children’s book to share the story of clean water with his young children. Some questions to ask yourself while you listen: What issues are dear to your heart? Are resources available to explain those issues to people of all ages? What resource could you create to better explain the issue? What could you and your family do to help provide...
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