Archive for December, 2014

Episode 290: For the Rest of Us

Friday, December 26th, 2014

Holiday edition: Hanukkah, Festivus, Winter Solstice, Kwanzaa, Christmas, Atheism, Fundamentalism. LutheranISM is a very bad thing. Hard drive replacement. Apocrypha. Macabre Maccabees. History of Christmas trees. Email: can a new convert reform a Lutheran in name only congregation?

Episode 289: Advent Adventures

Friday, December 26th, 2014

More technical difficulties. Dueling soundboards. Shatner Christmas. Festivus song. Organing discussion. Listener mail: ancient cosmology, theistic evolution, progressive revelation or understanding, Copernicus, legalized marijuana. Martin Franzmann sermon excerpt. John the Baptist.

Episode 288: Scum of the Earth

Friday, December 26th, 2014

Thanksgiving. Computer history. Math. Skype calls: “George Takei,” Donofrio test call, does faith disappear with poor catechesis? The conflicted season of Advent. Technical difficulties! Festivus. Scum of the Earth Church. The Pope’s astronomer and aliens.