In which we talk about the power of work, why we ought to kill our own food and why America’s biggest crop is grown from dead soil.
Episode 26: Objectively Cooler Than Our Fathers
In our triumphant return to podcasting, we discuss what we’ve been up to the last few years, introduce the newest member to team (ZED), and consider what Christian Unity should look like.
Episode 25: 90’s Nostalgia & Mid-Life Crisis
What do Thomas Kinkade, Frank Peretti, and Sarah Palin have in common (outside of not being relevant for 20 years)? The crew is back for its first episode of 2020, with the normal shenanigans of John slandering LL Cool J, David calling out DJs ‘art’, and Amanda’s not so king thoughts on women who don’t age well. Sound like a mid-life crisis? Maybe!
Episode 24: Trust, Discourse, & Trinitarian Theology
Welcome back as our Fall Season kicks off with a look at humility as the basis of trust-building between students and teachers. Along with the normal shenanigans, David talks about life, John offers thoughts on discourse in the church, and Amanda drops Trinitarian bombs on the boys…join us for season 3!
Episode 23: Of Poetry and Infant Baptism
rain on the thistle bloom
is holy water gracing
my firstborn’s brow
Episode 22: Superheroes and Dismissive Parenting Styles
We have a special guest this week: Melissa Thompson. We discuss superhero movies and parenting theory. We also talk about Eneagram personality, Carman, and Dismissive Beavers.
Episode 21: Back in the Saddle
It’s been a while, but the crew is excited to be back. Let’s get caught up and talk about what’s been going on in everyone’s life. We talk about death and pastoring and Amanda’s recent trip to Powell’s where she found The Hobbit Musical which was actually approved by Tolkien himself.
Episode 20: A Visit With Tom Velasco
You, dear listener, are in for a treat when you tune in to Episode 20 of the Donnybrook Podcast. Our special guest on the show this week is Tom Velasco who we’ve dubbed The Most Interesting Man in the Treasure Valley. In this wide-ranging episode, we rabbit-trail with breathtaking velocity, talking about quality movies, dystopian fiction, the proper pronunciation of Augustine, friendship and isolation in today’s society, and Tom Cruise’s bizarre middle tooth.
George Orwell (not Orson Wells) on That Hideous Strength
Trailer for Ordet (1955)
Episode 19: Is Liturgy Like Painting By Numbers?
This week we discuss liturgy and worship in the high and low church traditions. We find out what everyone’s reading, and David gives podcast gifts. Here’s the link for the Rachel Held Evans article that John mentioned (about why progressive Christians should care about abortion).
Episode 18: Young Adult Reading and Free Range Parenting
The gang talks through Amanda’s Required YA list, the importance of reading diverse authors. We also talk about free range parenting and the importance of letting kids have space to explore the world on their own.