What is a digital hireling and why are they damaging for local churches? In today's episode, Lisa and Marcos discuss the distractions and challenges digital hirelings pose, provide tips on how to navigate the many voices clamoring for your attention, and encourage folks into deeper relationships with their local churches. We hope you enjoy this final episode of 2020!
Does the Church have a place in the ongoing quest for culture change? Can the Church go too far (or not far enough) in seeking that change? Should we engage policy or only people? Lisa and Marcos tackle this controversial but important topic.
Many seem to be confused about the end goal of justice conversations in the church. What are we trying to accomplish? How will we know when we've met our goal? Lisa and Marcos share their hope for these conversations and orient the topics of race and justice toward the primary purposes of the Church.
Whenever people have conversations about race and racism, definitions are vital. Lisa and Marcos offer their definitions, discuss why the definitions are important for constructive and edifying conversations, even when Christians disagree about these important issues.
Wherever injustice is found, Christians are called to respond with the justice and love of God. Many leaders argued that the first step toward action is lament. What is lament? Is it helpful? How can lament actually perpetuate the problem? Marcos and Lisa explore this biblical construct in today's context.
What a week! The votes are counted and the decision has been made. But how are our hosts reacting? Today, Lisa and Marcos discuss the 2020 election, their concerns, their hopes, and what they desire for the church. This is not an episode you want to miss!
Any times issues of race or justice are brought up, love is quickly thrown out the window. Lisa and Marcos discuss how love motivates us to have difficult conversations and helps us have those conversations in Christ-honoring ways.
Marcos and Lisa are back! And they're going there: it's time to talk about race, ethnicity, and social justice. Season Three is going to be a wild ride! Subscribe, rate, and review as you come on in to this Season's Family Discussion!
In our Season Two Finale, Marcos and Lisa discuss what lessons the church can take from COVID-19 into a post coronavirus world. What innovations should continue on? What perspectives about church have been challenged for the good? What do they hope gets left behind? This is a challenging but important way to finish Season Two. Until next time!
Lisa and Marcos decide to take a break from discussing the pandemic and turn to one of their favorite pastimes: Watching the West Wing. Your hosts share their favorite moments and characters, explore the politics of the show, and discuss the way creator Aaron Sorkin handles religion. It's a fun break that we all need. Enjoy!