Old Church Architecture

We have a guest this week! Pastor Amanda was away at Bishop’s Convocation so we asked Eric Miller to join me to talk about architecture. We have talked church architecture in the past but this time I get to pick the brain of someone who has a degree in the subject and has a deep love of travel that has taken him to many old, European cathedrals and basilicas. Curious? Grab a cup of coffee or tea and join us to learn more…

Podcast Notes:

Architectural Terms-

  • Romanesque

  • Gothic

  • Baroque

  • Apse

  • Buttress/Flying Buttress

  • Vault/Groin Vault

  • Clerestory

  • Reliquary

  • Nave

  • Transept

  • Ambulatory

  • Choir

  • Pilgrimage

Abbot Suger and St. Denis

The church in Fulda, Germany

St. Mark’s in Venice, Italy

The church in Pisa, Italy

Jesus and Women

It has been a hard week for many people. Current events are triggering for many and we didn’t want to ignore the subject of the #metoo conversations and #whyididntreport, but given our anger towards the establishment we decided to take a different track to have our discussion. Curious? Grab a cup of coffee or tea (with a little something-something if necessary) and join us to learn more…

Podcast Links:

Jen Hatmaker’s Post

Ehrman, Bart D.. Peter, Paul, and Mary Magdalene : The Followers of Jesus in History and Legend. Cary, NC, USA: Oxford University Press, USA, 2006.

Spencer, F. Scott. Dancing Girls, Loose Ladies, and Women of the Cloth:The Women in Jesus' Life. New York: Continuum, 2004.

Psalms Week 5: Instructional and Enthronement

This week we move on from the laments to instructional and enthronement psalsms. One of them might even be Pastor Amanda's favorite. Grab a cup of coffee or tea and join us to learn if you were right...

Podcast Notes:

References:
Limburg, James. Psalms. Westminster Bible Companion. Louisville, Ky.: Westminster John Knox Press,2000.
Mays, James L. Psalms. Interpretations: A Bible Commentary for Teaching and Preaching. Lousiville,Ky.: Westminster John Knox Press, 1994.

Anatomy of an Enthronement Psalm

Anatomy of an Instructional Psalm

Psalms Week 3: Corporate Lament

Week 3 and things take a darker turn in the psalms. The topic this time is the corporate lament. For Pastor Amanda it is a powerful turn for us to deal with much of the pain and grief we suffer through in our current culture. Grab a cup of coffee or tea and join us to learn more.

Podcast Notes:

References:
Limburg, James. Psalms. Westminster Bible Companion. Louisville, Ky.: Westminster John Knox Press,2000.
Mays, James L. Psalms. Interpretations: A Bible Commentary for Teaching and Preaching. Lousiville,Ky.: Westminster John Knox Press, 1994.

Anatomy of a Corporate Lament

Psalms Week 2: Praise Psalms

Can I get an "Amen!" Yes, that is the basic understanding of a psalms of praise both individual and corporate but there is a little more to them than that. Grab a cup of coffee or tea and join us for the second in our series.

Podcast Notes:

References:
Limburg, James. Psalms. Westminster Bible Companion. Louisville, Ky.: Westminster John Knox Press,2000.
Mays, James L. Psalms. Interpretations: A Bible Commentary for Teaching and Preaching. Lousiville,Ky.: Westminster John Knox Press, 1994.

Anatomy of a Hymn of Praise

Anatomy of an Individual Praise