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September 24, 2018 -- Confronting Community

Wayne Jacobsen – Confronting Community, Part 2: On Differences & Conflict (#022)

00:34:00 minute listen
With questions, thoughts and stories about the messy sides of community, this episode discusses what it means to embrace our differences, model the spirit of community to our kids, and how to deal with the pain and heartache that community can so often be.

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September 17, 2018 -- Confronting Community

Wayne Jacobsen – Confronting Community, Part 1: Let’s Call It Friendship (#021)

00:43:21 minute listen
Community is a complicated topic. It’s a conversation laced with many layers, a wide variety of interpretations and definitions, and typically, it comes accompanied with a ton of painful baggage and unmet expectations. This episode shares openly and honestly about the struggle and beauty that is community.
September 12, 2018 -- Confronting Life

In The Thick Of It, Life Is Still Great

4 minute read
The “thick” of life is simply a disguised stage that offers amazing opportunities to model steadfastness, commitment, discipline and dedication. It’s the stage where you discover what true purpose means and looks like. And it’s the stage where you really discover what you’re made of and what matters most to you.
August 7, 2018 -- Confronting Community

You Will Fail And That’s Okay

3 minute read
Failure is not the enemy, the fear of failure is ... the refusal to lean into it is ... and the failure to learn from it is. In this life you will fail. And it’s okay. Despite the lies that our culture perpetuates, we all fail. And it is indeed okay. 

Podcast Episode

July 30, 2018 -- Confronting Church

Wayne Jacobsen in Kelowna (#020)

00:15:39 minute listen
An episode about a weekend with Wayne Jacobsen in Kelowna, BC, Canada.

Podcast Episode

July 3, 2018 -- Confronting Community

What Is Community To You? (#019)

00:32:40 minute listen
More than it’s a word to define, a question to answer or an expression to find, community should be a sense of warmth, a heart of compassion, a stance of empathy, a listening ear, a kind gesture, a gentle word, and a position of love.

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June 11, 2018 -- Confronting Life

Aaron Tredway – On Living Outrageously (#018)

01:08:20 minute listen
Today’s guest takes us on an outrageous conversation into curiously asking, are we aware of the unexpected faith opportunities in our lives? Are we open to what God wants to do in us and through us? And are we intentionally posturing our lives to embrace the events and adventures that God makes available to us?

Podcast Episode

June 4, 2018 -- Confronting Curiosity

Cindy & Renae – Opening Up About Deconstruction (#017)

00:36:23 minute listen
Deconstruction can take on many different forms for different people. On this episode, Cindy and Renae get open and honest about their own journey's of deconstruction and reconstruction, and how two very different paths have brought them to some surprisingly similar places.

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May 28, 2018 -- Confronting Curiosity

The Deconstructionists – The Beauty of Doubt (#016)

01:13:44 minute listen
Deconstruction is so often written off as negative, as a phase to be outgrown, but on this episode we talk to John Williamson and Adam Narloch — hosts of The Deconstructionists Podcast — about the beauty of doubt and on reframing deconstruction.

Podcast Episode

May 21, 2018 -- Confronting Justice

Andy Harrington – We Must Be Servants (#015)

00:56:00 minute listen
This episode is not your everyday take on social justice. Andy Harrington challenges us to look at issues of poverty, social justice, and missions from a different angle. Rather than viewing people and places as projects that need our fixing, he pauses to ask better questions.