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 […]
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).
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.
In a first for the ‘cast, we welcome in a special guest, our friend Brent. We talk about new years resolutions, epic poetry goals, and the importance of changing people’s hearts. And David reads a liturgical poem about weeping. For reals.
And we compare Neil Stephenson to Wendell Barry.
In this episode we talk about black and white movies that everyone should see and David wears an ugly Christmas sweater. We also talk about how we should measure success in the church (should we?) and the apocalyptic fiction genre. And Amanda’s forthcoming Napoleon Dynamite experience.
In this episode we discovered that the podcast should really be sponsored by Snickers and we also discuss the books Amanda didn’t report on her recent accreditation report. Then we got into talking about what it means to be a pastor, sparked by a Eugene Peterson quote. We also got a report from John about […]
In this episode we examine of the question of whether modern Christianity’s relaxation of the taboos of alcohol and tattoos will soon extend to blue language. And if so, is that a good thing? We also talk about immigration policy, the corruptibility of Christian practices in a fallen world, and (on a lighter note) David’s […]
After our long summer break, we are back and back with a vengeance. In this episode we discuss the Brett Kavanaugh Supreme Court nomination, internet mobs, justice, hypocrisy, and truth. And that’s just in the first ten minutes. We also discuss the books that changed what you realized a book could be. Spoiler Alert: Amanda chose a C.S. Lewis book.
Join the crew as we talk movies (Black Panther and Jim Caviezel as Jesus/Luke), the value and importance of work, and the striking symbolism of Mark’s account of Jesus’ Passion. It’s a fun and far-reaching episode! https://donnybrookpodcast.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/donnybrook.12.mp3
In this episode we are sitting around the dining room table watching the olympics and chatting after dinner. All told, there are 18 of us so you’ll hear a lot of kids coming and going. And you’ll hear all of our spouses chiming in. We have a lively conversation around the late (great) Ursula Le […]