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Crazy Faith Talk

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An engaging, comedic, serious, and hopefully interesting foray into the world of Christianity. Join the discussion...believer, atheist, or skeptic alike! Hosted by Pastor Erica, a Methodist, Pastor Sarah, a Lutheran, and Pastor Steve, who is also Lutheran, Crazy Faith Talk is an ecumenical experiment of cross conversation (pun intended).

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Immediately after being baptized, having heard a voice from heaven claim him as God's own beloved Son, Jesus heads out into the middle of nowhere to face down the Tempter. And leading the way to drive him toward that confrontation with... more

Every year, the church's pattern for keeping time sets aside a season--called Epiphanytide--for getting to know Jesus all over again. As we get new angles on introductions to Jesus, today we turn to a story told in some form by each of the... more

Although they are less well-known or widely-practiced than the Advent wreaths, nativity scenes, and pageants around Christmas, or the disciplines and ashes of Lent, there are some really beautiful practices to explore in the season of... more

In the earliest centuries of the Christian church, the first celebrations of Jesus' coming were less focused on the manger scene and more on Christ being revealed to all the world, from the visit of the Magi to all the nations of the... more

If it's OK for Jesus to grow into being himself--maturing, learning, asking questions and figuring out his identity--then it's OK to grow into our own skin, too. Sometimes church folk forget that, and we assume that a fully-grown, all-wise... more

Lots of people know the Christmas story, which finds Jesus as a newborn infant laid in a borrowed manger. Plenty of people know stories about the adult Jesus healing, teaching, turning over tables, or headed toward the cross. Not as... more

After all the talk in this series about how Advent has its own feel that is separate from Christmas--with Advent having its own unique tension, longing for the future, deliberately slow pace, and often somber songs--it's time at last for pastors... more

There are radio stations and internet streamig services exclusively dedicated to "Christmas music," both sacred and secular, offering non-stop holly, jolly melodies... and then there is the curious phenomenon of the church's catalog of... more

In a sense, all of Christian life is lived in the tension of the "already" and the "not yet"--between the coming of Christ two millennia ago, and the promise of Christ's coming in glory and the hope of new creation. Advent is just one of those... more

In a new season and a new series, pastors Sarah, Erica and Steve explore the season many churches have begun observing this past Sunday, the season of Advent that prepares us for Christmas. But in a culture that is already rushing... more

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