Thinking Religion 76: Thinking Out Loud 120: What World is This? – Thinking.FM

“But that could never happen!” Elisabeth and Merianna talk about world building, especially in regards to changing technology. What should you include? What will make your story seem outdated and irrelevant? How do some authors get away with having outdated technology, but still have avid readers? Show Notes Harrelson Press’ New Site Kumare Jesus Camp … Continue reading Thinking Religion 76: Thinking Out Loud 120: What World is This? – Thinking.FM

Thinking Religion 75: Thinking Religion: Trading Places – Thinking.FM

Most Christians are Republicans and a few liberal ones are Democrats (or something like that). That’s been the conventional thinking for the past few decades, especially with the rise of the Moral Majority and Evangelical movement going back to the late 60’s and early 70’s. However, the election of 2016 is pointing to a possible … Continue reading Thinking Religion 75: Thinking Religion: Trading Places – Thinking.FM

Thinking Religion 74: Thinking Baptists 21: Welcoming Visitors to Your Church – Thinking.FM

Thinking Baptists Merianna and Sam discuss the notion of hospitality and how various churches welcome (or don’t) visitors and strangers into their worship services. The post Thinking Baptists 21: Welcoming Visitors to Your Church appeared first on Thinking.FM. Support Thinking Religion Sam HarrelsonSam is the head of Harrelson Co and a pastor at ministrieslab. https://samharrelson.com Continue reading Thinking Religion 74: Thinking Baptists 21: Welcoming Visitors to Your Church – Thinking.FM

Thinking Religion 73: Thinking Out Loud 118: Words Matter – Thinking.FM

Elisabeth and Merianna talk about moving your draft from the splatter paint on the canvas, letting the words fly off your fingertips to a manuscript with purposeful meaningful words. Words matter. Choose them carefully, especially if you are staff writer for a presidential candidate. Show Notes Plagiarism | USA Today Melania Trump’s Speech | CNN Trump’s … Continue reading Thinking Religion 73: Thinking Out Loud 118: Words Matter – Thinking.FM

Thinking Religion 72: Thinking Religion: Permission Slip – Thinking.FM

This week, Thomas and Sam discuss how to use social media effectively, why you shouldn’t invoke God when comparing others to Lucifer, and ways to save money on all of your internet subscription services. Subscribe to the Thinking Religion Newsletter Delivered every Friday and full of all the stuff we didn’t have time to cover on the … Continue reading Thinking Religion 72: Thinking Religion: Permission Slip – Thinking.FM

Thinking Religion 71: Thinking Religion: Growing Up Evangelical in the 90’s – Thinking.FM

Thomas and Sam are joined by Merianna Neely Harrelson to talk about True Love Waits, Kissing Dating Goodbye, Promise Rings, and all the interesting parts of Evangelical Christian culture of the ’90’s (and how much of that is being reexamined)… and why Sam still calls himself an Evangelical. Subscribe to the Thinking Religion Newsletter Delivered … Continue reading Thinking Religion 71: Thinking Religion: Growing Up Evangelical in the 90’s – Thinking.FM

Thinking Religion 70: Thinking Baptists 20: No One Gets Out Alive – Thinking.FM

Merianna and Sam talk about how communities of faith create a sense of belonging and what happens when the community encounters a crisis of faith. Do you stay? Do you leave? Show Notes If Pokemon Go Feels Like a Religion That’s Because it Kind of Is | BNG Pokemon Go is just the latest in … Continue reading Thinking Religion 70: Thinking Baptists 20: No One Gets Out Alive – Thinking.FM

Feasting on the Word

There’s a commentary series entitled Feating on the Word that guides preachers and pastors through the text as it appears in the lectionary. The Revised Common Lectionary challenges preachers and pastors to look at passage they might not have considered as it pulls from the Old Testament, Psalms, New Testament, and the Epistles. It’s how … Continue reading Feasting on the Word

Thinking Religion 69: Thinking Out Loud 117: Finding the Corners – Thinking.FM

In which Mary Hudson (8 years old) blows our minds by sharing how she published her first play, Germ Play. Elisabeth and Merianna ask Mary Hudson how the inspiration for the play came to her and inspiration in general. They also discuss the concept of finding the corners of their own manuscripts and how that provides parameters allowing … Continue reading Thinking Religion 69: Thinking Out Loud 117: Finding the Corners – Thinking.FM

Thinking Religion 68: Thinking Religion: Generational Eschatological Expectations – Thinking.FM

Thomas and Sam discuss their iPhone homescreens, favorite apps, the complexity of generational eschatological expectations, and Christian dating apps. Show Notes OmniFocus Why I Ditched Evernote for Apple Notes and You Can Too | David Pogue When is a star more than a star? | Religion News ChristianMingle Lawsuit Forces Site to Add Options for Gay … Continue reading Thinking Religion 68: Thinking Religion: Generational Eschatological Expectations – Thinking.FM