Episode 77: Everyday Spirituality with The 2 Bald Pastors

Geoff and Joe followup their conversation with Bishop Hazelwood with a conversation about what Everyday Spirituality means to them.  This is an interesting conversation and takes some twists and turns you might not expect.

Links Mentioned in the show. 

Bishop on a Bike

Dan is the Worst

Everyday Spirituality Podcast by Bishop Jim Hazelwood

Episode 73: Standing with our Siblings in Christ

Pastor Geoff and Pastor Joe followup their conversation with Pastor Amanda with a deeper dive in conversation about human sexuality.  They cover topics about the vote in the United Methodist Church and the recent document put out by the ELCA on Visions and Expectations. 

Episode 68: The Authority of Jesus

Jesus and the crowd continue their conversation about the bread from Heaven. They question where Jesus gets his power from since he is the son of Joseph and Mary.

Pastor Joe and Pastor Geoff talk about the continuation of this text from John chapter 6.

Episode 48: Just Say NO

Joe and Geoff talk about how to say no to get more margin in your life.  Listen to it today!

Click Here for a Blog Series on Acts

Click Here for a PDF copy of the Sermon Series on Acts

Book from Dr. Matt Skinner

2 Bald Pastors T Shirt

New Testament Scholar N.T. Wright calls the Acts of the Apostles, The Deeds and Teachings of King Jesus, Part II(Acts for Everyone, Part 1). This summer we will be on an adventure with those first “sent ones” (apostles) into a world that doesn’t know or follow this King Jesus. Hear their faith and witness. See Christ’s ongoing presence. Experience the Holy Spirit call to bold action, as we make connections to our own lives of faith today.


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Episode 47: The 2018 ELCA National Youth Gathering

Houston Here We Come

This week we talk with Molly Beck Dean who is the Director of the ELCA National Youth Gathering.  A tri-annual gathering of over 30,000 youth and adults.  In 2018 the gathering will take place in Houston, Tx.

Molly has a vast experience working with youth of the church and is the perfect person to lead this charge.  We had an amazing conversation with Molly and we hope you enjoy it!

Episode 45: Front Porch Church

How we can notice the world around us from the front porch

Pastor Geoff and Pastor Joe reflect upon their conversation with author Laura Everett.  They talk about slowing down and seeing the world around us.  They also talk about being a front porch church vs a back deck church.  Enjoy the latest episode of the 2 Bald Pastors.

Resources mentioned in the podcast:

Conversation with John Longworth

Episode 39: How to be a Faithful Christian

Pastor Geoff and Pastor Joe Reflect about being Faithful

How are we faithful?  There are so many ways to be faithful in our lives and in our faith.  Pastor Joe and Pastor Geoff reflect on their conversation with Andrew and Nate from Young Adult in Global Mission.

Here are some links:

Interview with Andrew and Nate 

Interview with Ron Glusenkamp

Interview with Mikka McCraken from World Hunger

The big game is coming up and we want you to support it!  We have partnered with ELCA World Hunger  to raise money for those in need.  We would love for you to support the New England Patriots but any support would be amazing.  See the video below from Bishop Jim Hazlewood.  

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Episode 21: Are you a Hero or a Prophet?

Three ways to Find your Prophetic Voice

In this episode Pastor Geoff and Pastor Joe followup from last week’s conversation with Angel Marrero.  They also discuss the quote from Pastor Tim Krick

I want to be someone who stops bad things from happening in the world.  But I want to be more than that, heroes stop bad things from happening prophets are people who call out systems that allow those horrific things to continually happen.  What I want to be is someone who stops the obvious things from happening in the first place because the hard work was done to stop that kind of culture to profolate.

Lots of people to thank this week.  Gay Moceri who worships at Lutheran Church of the Nativity North Conway, NH for introducing this week’s episode.  Angel Marrero for inspiring our conversation.  Tim Krick for the use of his work to further conversation and Cliff Ravenscraft and Ray Edwards for inspiration in thinking about shoulds and musts mentioned on The Cliff Ravenscraft Show.

Other Links of Interest

Tim Krick’s Church Christ the King in Combined Locks, WI

Tim Krick’s blog The Intentional Project

Conversation about Law and Gospel in The Bible Episode

The Cliff Ravenscraft Show

Ray Edwards Website

Episode 19: The Bible Episode

The Bible According to The 2 Bald Pastors

Last week Geoff and Joe talked with Author Brian Scott about his book That Day Great and Terrible.  This is a book that is influenced by the Bible, specifically the book of Revelation.  This week we talk about the Bible, we ask one another how they read the Bible and what are some of our favorite Bible verses.  We hope that this episode inspires you to pick up your Bible, to read it some more and to grow in your relationship with God.

If you have any questions about how to read the Bible or if you would like some resources please leave a comment below.

Some Resources Mentioned on the Show

Quote by Martin Luther “These are the Scriptures which make fools of all the wise and understanding, and are open only to the small and simple, as Christ says in Matthew 11:25. Therefore dismiss your own opinions and feelings, and think of the scriptures as the loftiest and noblest of holy things, as the richest of mines which can never be sufficiently explored, in order that you may find divine wisdom which God here lays before you in such simple guise as to quench all pride. Here you will find the swaddling clothes and the manger in which Christ lies. — Luther, Luther’s Works, vol. 35: Prefaces to the Old Testament, 236.

Daily Lectionary Reading by the ELCA

Episode 16: Confession

The 2 Bald Pastors reflect on ‪#‎decolonizelutheranism‬

The 2 Bald Pastors talk about their reactions from last week’s conversation about #decolonizelutheranism

Other Resources

Decolonize Lutheranism Website

Lenny’s website

Francisco’s website

Francisco’s Masters Thesis on Ministering to Recovering Christians

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