In this episode, we discuss our love of books and share our current reading list. We also share some of our favorite books and some recommendations. Speaking of books, we are looking forward to some upcoming interviews with a few published authors. In the next few weeks, we will be talking with Nathan Maki (The […]Read More Episode 20: BOOKS! What we’re reading now, favorites, and recommendations.
In this episode, the hosts take on the idea of God as a “clockmaker” that was discussed with Joe McKinney in episode 17. Is God really “hands off”? Did he simply create everything with a mechanism that runs indefinitely, only requiring periodic adjustments? Does he have his hand in every thing that happens on earth […]Read More Episode 19: God as the “Clockmaker”
In part two of our interview with Joe McKinney, we move away from theology and faith to spend some time exploring our friendship. We discuss our years playing in various bands. We had a great time recording this episode and we hope that comes across as you listen. We hope you can get to know […]Read More Episode 18: Interview with Joe McKinney (Part 2)
In this very special episode, Bryce and I sit down with listener and long-time friend, Joe McKinney for a discussion of his faith journey. Joe’s perspective is unique. He grew up in the Apostolic church, but left during his teen years. His journey of faith has taken him on a long and winding path, exploring […]Read More Episode 17: Why I Left – An Unlikely Journey of Faith with Joe McKinney (Part 1)
This episode is a little longer than usual. This is a wide ranging interview with Bryce Kyle, one of the hosts of 2 Pentecostals and a Microphone. He shares his journey from hardline Baptist to tongue-talking Apostolic, discusses his musical influences, and weighs in on some influential books with a very diverse list of recommendations. […]Read More Episode 7: The Bryce Kyle Experience (Interview with Bryce Kyle)
In Episode 5, Jaredith and Bryce discuss the mass exodus of millennials from the church. They try to understand the driving force behind this phenomena and pinpoint exactly what millennials want from the church. More than any previous generation, millennials value honesty and authenticity, especially from leaders. This authenticity is not found in churches that […]Read More Episode 5: Why Are Millennials Leaving the Church?
In this episode, the hosts discuss Biblical and pastoral directives for holy living and personal convictions. These are commonly referred to as “holiness standards” and vary widely from church to church, among different organizations, and in different cultures and geographical areas. Please note that neither Bryce, nor Jaredith claim to be a spiritual authority for […]Read More Episode 4: Biblical and Pastoral Directives & Personal Convictions (aka Holiness Standards)
In Episode 3: Christianity & (Pt. 2), ,the hosts continue their discussion of the issues surrounding race in America and how it relates to our Christian walk. This segment covers the Christian response to the discussion of racism, the value of empathy, and the Biblical principles that should dictate our words and actions. We should […]Read More Episode 3: Christianity & Race (Pt. 2)
In episode 2, the hosts discuss the issue of race relations in America and how the church and the Christian should respond. Part 1 contains most of the political segment of the discussion, with the Christian application being covered mostly in part 2. Recent events in Charlottesville, Virginia, involving a Neo-Nazi terrorist attack on […]Read More Episode 2: Christianity & Race (Pt. 1)
In this episode, Jaredith and Bryce discuss the concept of church discipline, up to and including excommunication, in particular as it applies to homosexuality vs other issues. The case of Watermark Community Church in Dallas, TX and the excommunication of gay member, Jason Thomas is examined. You can read the original letter, Jason’s reply, and […]Read More Episode 1: Excommunication, Homosexuality, and Church Discipline