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Crazy Faith Talk

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An engaging, comedic, serious, and hopefully interesting foray into the world of Christianity. Join the discussion...believer, atheist, or skeptic alike! Hosted by Pastor Erica, a Methodist, Pastor Sarah, a Lutheran, and Pastor Steve, who is also Lutheran, Crazy Faith Talk is an ecumenical experiment of cross conversation (pun intended).

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One of the challenges with reading the Bible honestly is that it doesn't work like a reference manual or a cookbook, but rather like a library of many voices from different times and places. And that means it can be tempting for us to come to... more

Okay, so maybe you know the basics of the Christian faith: we believe in God, who is both the Creator of all things, and who has come to be revealed in Jesus of Nazareth and dwells among us by the Spirit. We have a book of... more

In this final conversation in their series, "Why Denominations?" pastors Sarah, Erica, and Steve share their own reflections on "Why am I still here?" In other words, for all the troubles we can have in denomational hierarchies, all... more

As many pastors and families know already, sometimes in a broken marriage, divorce is the least-worst option. It may always be heartbreaking and painful, but sometimes separation is less harmful all around than continuing in a toxic,... more

It's certainly true that belonging in larger church bodies can help individual Christians or congregations to do more than they could alone--those denominational partnerships can be ways of making us more effective in our... more

A hurricane sweeps across the country, and churches hundreds of miles away want to offer support. A war halfway around the world is creating huge numbers of refugees, and we want to be of meaningful help but don't know where to begin.... more

They say that "tradition is the living faith of the dead," while "traditionalism is the dead faith of the living." That tension is important as we think about the different expressions of Christianity that we experience across different denominations.... more

Jesus himself prayed for his followers to be "one"--and yet, to walk down the streets of any town in your area, you'll find different church buildings and denominational groups, sometimes right next door to one another, all insisting... more

In our last episode of our "Summer Self-Care Playlist" series, we take a look at those places and times that recharge our souls when we weren't necessarily expecting it. Like the old John Lennon lyric says, "Life is what happens to you... more

In a culture where being "busy" for the sake of being busy is often lauded as a virtue, sometimes people can feel guilty about taking time for themselves, or we think that "self-care" is about going away on a retreat to a distant location, or... more

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