Archive for December, 2012

Episode 212: Christmas Deconstructed

Monday, December 31st, 2012

The GW take on some popular Christmas customs and traditions with Rev. Paul Terhune:  The Nutcracker as Christian allegory, holly & ivy, Christmas trees, ghost stories at Christmas, and other holiday arcana.  Also a discussion of the historic background of the Lukan nativity narrative.   In-studio guest is Rev. Rudy Pastucha.

Episode 211: A GW Christmas

Monday, December 24th, 2012

Get your Yule on and join the Manly Doctors of Divinity in a GW Christmas.  Some of this, some of that, and a little more.  Merry Christmas to GW Nation.  Thanks for listening.  Christ is born to save you.  Alleluia!

Episode 210: Xmas at the Club GW

Thursday, December 20th, 2012

The GW combine a Don Tiki island vibe with some rock solid Lutheran theology in a pre-Christmas Advent binge of listening adventure including:  The true history of Festivus, John the Baptizer and his baptism, marriage, land contracts, and other marital musings, the distinction of flesh and Spirit in Romans 7 and 8, and a riff on good works from the Formula of Concord.

Episode 209: Barenaked Tikis in Advent

Wednesday, December 12th, 2012

Don Tiki meets the Barenaked Ladies for an episode chock full of holiday goodness.  Advent customs, contrariness, and craziness along with article IV of the Formula and the necessity of salvation for good works.  A little something for everyone.

Episode 208: Listener Call-in Mayhem

Monday, December 3rd, 2012


The first-ever listener call-in show with special guests Rudy, Ellie, Bror, and Donavon.  Clearly, a few technical bugs need to be worked out.