Episodes

Sept. 11, 2022

Five Regrets of a Former Pastor's Wife

My wife Susan joins me in this episode to talk about five regrets of a former pastor's wife. These speak to the damage done as a …

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Sept. 9, 2022

The UnSunday Show Website Makeover

The UnSunday Show podcast website has received a major makeover and there are new features and tools there now that make it easie…

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Aug. 8, 2022

A Militarized Faith

This episode sprang from a conversation Susan and I had about the impact Christian nationalism has had on the body of Christ thro…

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July 28, 2022

Justification by Faith or Works: Did James and Paul Disagree?

James: "You see that a person is justified by works and not by faith alone." ( James 2:24 ) Paul: "For we hold that one is justif…

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July 4, 2022

Announcement: The UnSunday Blog

I lost all my drive and passion to write following my crash and burn in 2009. As a pastor who spent years in performance-based Ch…

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June 26, 2022

Bringing Moses Into The New Covenant: Additional Thoughts On The Law …

In this episode I talk through some additional thoughts and recap some topics from last week's episode with Joel Brueseke on the …

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June 19, 2022

The Law: Fulfilled and Abolished

Joel Brueseke of the Growing in Crace Podcast joins me in this episode for a conversation about the Law of Moses, as we explore t…

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June 6, 2022

Teaching as Commands, The Traditions of Men

If there's one thing reading church history has shown me, it's that we're swimming (or drowning) in 2,000+ years of religious tra…

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May 15, 2022

If Joshua Had Given Them Rest...

Did you know that at least 3 times in the Old Testament book of Joshua, we're told that under Joshua's leadership, the Israelites…

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May 1, 2022

My Conversation With Matt McMillen

The New Covenant, the cross, Jesus, church, grace, faith, a believer's identity, false ideas about the Bible and God's view of us…

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April 20, 2022

Once Saved Always Saved and Falling From Grace

A friend reached out to me recently asking about what's commonly called once saved, always saved. The mixed messages we hear in i…

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March 13, 2022

Five Words That Drove The Church to Kill William Tyndale, Pt 5: Love,…

This episode is the last of five episodes exploring William Tyndale’s use of five words in his translation of the Greek New Testa…

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March 6, 2022

Five Words That Drove The Church to Kill William Tyndale, Pt 4: Ackno…

This episode is the fourth of five episodes exploring William Tyndale’s use of five words in his translation of the Greek New Tes…

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Feb. 27, 2022

Five Words That Drove The Church to Kill William Tyndale, Pt 3: Repen…

This episode is the third of five episodes exploring William Tyndale’s use of five words in his translation of the Greek New Test…

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Feb. 20, 2022

Five Words That Drove The Church to Kill William Tyndale, Pt 2: Congr…

This episode is the second of five episodes exploring William Tyndale’s use of five words in his translation of the Greek New Tes…

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Feb. 13, 2022

Five Words That Drove The Church to Kill William Tyndale, Pt 1: Elder…

This episode is the first of five episodes exploring William Tyndale's use of five words in his translation of the Greek New Test…

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Jan. 16, 2022

The Long and Winding Road of Institutional Christianity

How did we get to where we are today in an institutional church culture so firmly planted in the centrality of the pastor? This e…

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Dec. 31, 2021

The New Covenant Starting Point and The Four Biographies

Greetings everyone! This last-day-of-2021 episode is an unscripted rambling by yours truly about the dawn of a new year, what is …

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Dec. 20, 2021

An Open Conversation About Institutional Christianity

My wife Susan joined me on this episode as we delved into our thoughts together about institutional Christianity and institutiona…

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Sept. 19, 2021

Preach the Word: Was Timothy a Pastor?

This is the concluding part of what I introduced last week concerning how modern institutional religion requires pastors to be so…

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Sept. 13, 2021

Institutional Church Pastors and Their New Testament Counterparts

I received a note from David, one of the listeners to this podcast, who asked for my take on Timothy as a pastor and how the func…

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Sept. 6, 2021

Church and Ekklesia: One of These Is Not Like The Other

Let's talk about institutional church and the ekklesia because one of these is not like the other. Did you know Jesus never used …

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Aug. 25, 2021

The Obedience of Faith: Why You Measure Up Regardless of Your Perform…

Let's talk about obedience. Doesn't that sound fun? I've found it to be true that in almost every institutional church setting, t…

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July 25, 2021

Religion's Priority of the Pulpit - Part 2

Let's continue talking about pulpits and institutional religion's obsession with the pulpit and how it's been elevated to such a …

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