Randal Rauser returns to the StoryMen to call for Evangelicals to reconsider our approach to Atheism. After we review the ugly history of Christian-Atheist relations, we examine how we can begin to show respect for our atheist neighbors, and even learn from them.

Story Men - Jul 3, 2015

Is the Atheist My Neighbor? with Randal Rauser

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In this Episode:

1:30 – Canada Day

03:30 – Is the Atheist My Neighbor?

08:00 – The Rebellion Thesis

18:30 – National Atheist Day

26:30 – The Good of Atheism

35:00 – Hostility to Hospitality

42:30 – GIVEAWAY

44:00 – PPOW
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Episode Links

Randal’s Books

Click to see the book on Amazon!

Click to see the book on Amazon!

What on Earth Do We Know About Heaven?

The Swedish Atheist, the Scuba Diver and Other Apologetic Rabbit Trails

God or Godless

Randal’s Amazon Author Page

Connect with Randal:

(Blog | YouTube | Twitter)

Pop Culture PPOW

JR.: Wytches by Scott Snyder and Jock

Clay: Mark Waid’s Daredevil (Vol 1 | Vol 2 | Vol 3)

Matt: August Moon by Diana Thung

Randal: Back to the Future

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Here’s the stuff we’ve made:

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The Other StoryMen:

StoryMen Audio Producer: Aaron Kretzmann

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StoryMen Art by M. S. Corley

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StoryMen Theme Song by Anthony Mako

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What verse did we discuss during the episode?

INSIDE OUT

jrforasteros —  June 29, 2015 — Leave a comment

Rabbi Eli Fink joins us to talk about one of the Summer’s biggest films, INSIDE OUT. From why the film is so good to the surprising spiritual lessons, listen up and weigh in!

Story Men - Jun 27, 2015

INSIDE OUT

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In this Episode:

1:30 – Eli’s Back!

3:00 – Favorite Pixar films

7:00 – Expectations going into the film

12:00 – Why did we love this film?

29:00 – How do you make a film without a villain?

45:00 – Final Thoughts

55:00 – Connect with Eli

Episode Links

Rabbi Eliyahu Fink

Reviews:

Eli’s review of INSIDE OUT

Growing Up: What Religion Can Learn from the Magic of INSIDE OUT by Eli Fink

JR.’s review of INSIDE OUT: The Gift of Grief

Connect with Rabbi Eliyahu Fink:

(Blog | Facebook | Twitter)

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Here’s the stuff we’ve made:

Matt’s Books | Clay’s Books | JR.’s Messages

The Other StoryMen:

StoryMen Audio Producer: Aaron Kretzmann

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StoryMen Art by M. S. Corley

M. S. Corley’s website
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StoryMen Theme Song by Anthony Mako

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What did you think of INSIDE OUT?

The StoryMen welcome author, speaker and counselor Deb Hirsch to discuss her new book REDEEMING SEX. We talk about why the Church is so bad with sex, and how to talk about gender in our contemporary culture.

Story Men - Jun 26, 2015

Redeeming Sex with Debra Hirsch

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In this Episode:

2:00 – PPOW

6:00 – Debra Hirsch

10:30 – Living in Community

14:00 – Geek Credentials

16:00 – Redeeming Sex

24:00 – Modesty Culture

35:30 – How do we talk about Gender?

53:00 – How can the Church help?

59:00 – Connect with Deb & Giveaway

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Episode Links

Redeeming Sex by Deb Hirsch

Click here to see it on Amazon!

Click here to see it on Amazon!

Pop Culture PPOW

Matt: The Return of Zita the Space Girl by Ben Hatke

Clay: Jurassic World

JR.: Galavant (Hulu)

Connect with Debra Hirsch Online:

Deb’s Twitter | Facebook | Book Twitter

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Here’s the stuff we’ve made:

Matt’s Books | Clay’s Books | JR.’s Messages

The Other StoryMen:

StoryMen Audio Producer: Aaron Kretzmann

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StoryMen Art by M. S. Corley

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StoryMen Theme Song by Anthony Mako

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How do you respond to those who are different from you?

Chad Gibbs joins us to tell us how to travelhack, and how his journeys around the world changed how he saw God, himself and the USA. Plus, we hear the legend of the War Eagle.

Story Men - Jun 19, 2015

Where in the World is Chad Gibbs?

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In this Episode:

2:00 – Who is Chad

7:30 – Geek Cred

10:00 – Jesus without borders

26:00 – Biggest comparisons to Churches in other countries

33:30 – Patriotism in the American church

40:30 – PPOW

49:30 – Where to find Chad online

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Episode Links

Click to check it out on Amazon

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Chad’s Books:

Jesus Without Borders

Love Thy Rival

God and Football

Articles:

5 Things Christians Can Learn from Travel

Pop Culture PPOW

Chad: Band of Brothers  (Amazon)

Matt: The Autumnlands by Kurt Busiek and Benjamin Dewey

Clay: The Goonies (Amazon)

JR.: JAWS (Amazon)

Connect with Chad Gibbs Online:

Chad’s Website

Chad’s Amazon Author Page

Find the StoryMen Online:

We blog at NorvilleRogers.com

Follow us on Twitter:

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Here’s the stuff we’ve made:

Matt’s Books | Clay’s Books | JR.’s Messages

The Other StoryMen:

StoryMen Audio Producer: Aaron Kretzmann

Aaron’s website Follow Aaron on Twitter

StoryMen Art by M. S. Corley

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StoryMen Theme Song by Anthony Mako

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If you could go anywhere in the world, where would you go?

Summer Break

jrforasteros —  June 12, 2015 — Leave a comment

The StoryMen catch up on some happenings around the Internet, then consider what it means to rest well. Plus, a reasonable amount of silliness.

Story Men - Jun 12, 2015

Summer Break

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In this Episode:

2:30 – Audiobooks

6:30 – Dear Donald Miller, Thank You. Now Please Stop.

19:30 – Is the Church losing Geeks?

34:30 – Horses

39:00 – Sabbath

52:00 – PPOW

Episode Links

(Audio) Books

A Visit from the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan

Your Fathers, Where Are They? And the Prophets, Do They Live Forever? by Dave Eggars

The Martian by Andy Weir

Articles

Dear Donald Miller, Thank you and Please Stop.

Is the Church Losing the Geeks?

JR.’s Sabbath Sermon

Pop Culture PPOW

Matt: Goat Simulator

Clay: SERIAL

JR.: Love and Mercy

Find the StoryMen Online:

We blog at NorvilleRogers.com

Follow us on Twitter:

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Here’s the stuff we’ve made:

Matt’s Books | Clay’s Books | JR.’s Messages

The Other StoryMen:

StoryMen Audio Producer: Aaron Kretzmann

Aaron’s website Follow Aaron on Twitter

StoryMen Art by M. S. Corley

M. S. Corley’s website Follow M. S. Corley on Twitter

StoryMen Theme Song by Anthony Mako

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How  are you taking a break this summer?