Episode 112: Contentment

This week Mike and I discuss contentment and what is has to do with godliness. Paul mentions in 1 Timothy 6 that godliness with contentment is great gain. What does that imply? Does the call to contentment mean we should accept our circumstances and stop looking to change them?

Episode 110: Poetry

As Mike has been writing about poetry lately I thought it would be good to bring that into our conversations. In today’s conversation we talk about just that – poetry. We look at how it relates to human nature and widens our faith.

Episode 109: Feelings

In my spheres, I’ve picked up on this underlying notion of feelings being “valid”,  “real”, and therefore “true”. Yet I have found myself qualifying my own statements with, “this might not be how I should be feeling, but I feel…” I was curious if this self suspicion had merit and related to some of the…

Episode 105: The Good Life

Many have an end game, the end of the road, the “good life”. It’s what we pursue, and why we do the things we do. I was curious how Mike viewed the “good life” and how his view has changed over time. We spend time talking about his early days in college ministry, planting a…

Episode 104: Layoffs

You read about layoffs in the news a lot these days. The surprising headlines of course have been large tech companies many of us thought were insulated from economic challenges. We read what happened, but we often don’t know how it happened. How can companies manage layoffs while still respecting the dignity of the individual?…