Ep31. In His Own Strange Way, Geoff Thompson

Ep31. In His Own Strange Way, Geoff Thompson

"These words remind us that God loves the world by doing something concrete for it..."

I sat down with Geoff Thompson to talk about his new book "In His Own Strange Way: a Post-Christendom, Sort-of Commentary on the Basis of Union." We talk about Jesus, the way the BoU wraps the story of the church in the much bigger story of Christ and cosmos, the importance of going 'back to basics' when asking questions of the Bible, and the purpose of Ordained ministers as ensuring "the church keeps its witness to Christ and participation in his mission at heart of why it exists”. Watch on YouTube // Listen in iTunes

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Ep22. Enchantment & Authenticity: a word for the church, Laura Jean Truman

Ep22. Enchantment & Authenticity: a word for the church, Laura Jean Truman

Are Millennials killing the church?

In a special episode of Love Rinse Repeat, co-presented with Insights (the magazine of the Uniting Church in Australia’s Synod of New South Wales and the ACT) I spoke with Laura Jean Truman about Millenials (Gen Y) and the Church. We talk about her journey and work as a writer, itinerant chaplain, and bartender; before exploring the complicated relationship between Millenials and the Church. We go on to talk about ministry (inside and outside of church), community (inside and outside the church), and spiritual life (inside and outside the church). Laura Jean offers the helpful suggestion that the church must focus on enchantment and authenticity if it is to meet the needs of the contemporary world and Gen Y. Listen in iTunes // Watch on YouTube

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