FLESH and SPIRIT

If Christians believe that Jesus Christ is both fully God and fully human, then we need to remember that our flesh and blood humanity matters. Plus Dr. Mike reveals why he loves "Dracula Jesus"! WHY JC? Pt 1

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Sex and Sexuality

In our latest controversial topic we take it all the way back to the Garden of Eden to take a fresh look about what the Bible says about our reality as sexual creatures created in the image of God... and Dr. Mike rants about how we misunderstand it.

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the SLOW WORK

Sometimes our greatest growth comes in the moments when we are forced to slow down and live day by day without knowing what is going to happen next. We also look back on one year of Parable in Easton, and Dr. Mike shares stories of getting hopelessly lost in the dark.

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Jung and Healthy

We discuss why ancient Christians thought it was so important to understand the state of our own souls, and then look at Carl Jung's ideas about the Persona, the Shadow and our Self for a quick self awareness check up!

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Psychology and me

How has psychology effected the way we do spirituality? Or the way Christians understand the Bible or think about the soul? Does it actually help us to be healthy? And does the Bible really say the human heart is deceptive and gross?

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SAMSARA

We need to learn to cooperate with the seasons of life so that in every loss we can experience a resurrection. Dr. Mike also tells the story of how an old friend outed a secret, and KCP talks about the wisdom of tarantulas. 

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w.t.Hell pt 3

Our last two controversial ideas on Hell: Some people think the idea is a misunderstanding of divine revelation! Some people think Hell is just metaphor used to point us to deeper truths! We look beyond to the living spirit of all the ideas we covered, & Dr. Mike shares his worst funeral blunder & mourns his lost beard!  

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W.T.Hell? Pt2

More controversial and conflicting ideas about what Hell is and why it matters! Dr. Mike discusses his mom's more creative attempts at behavior modification, why he loves to debate Predestination problems, and the hope of Total Restoration. 

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w.t.Hell pt 1

 Dr. Mike shares traumatic stories about the way the idea of Hell has scared him, scarred him, & subjected him to bad theater, as we begin looking at different Christian views on Hell: Is it a bad place for bad people? Is it the sad fate of unbelievers? It it the threat of fading away when you die? Why are some people so obsessed with it?  

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