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Aircraft Carriers, Igloo Churches, and Platforms :: Episode 131

John becomes an inside restaurant guy and ponders his “platform”, while Jonnie visits Nebraska and hatches an invention that will (probably not) change mask-wearing forever.

Also, a conversation about the line between stewardship of our gifts and the pride of being “self-made.”

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Laughing Gas 🤣, Snaggle Teeth 🦷, and Co-Dependency :: Episode 130

Jonnie goes to the dentist and gets way too much nitrous oxide, while John counsels his daughter without a license.

Also, a conversation about an “Us vs. Them” mentality in church and culture at large.

Today’s episode is NOT sponsored by Red Rover™️: “Injuring Children since 1878″

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Social Norms 🎧, Distanced Comedy 😂, and Scriptural Context 📖 :: Episode 129

Jonnie gets furious in an airport, and ponders breaking into the NBA Bubble, while John comes up with the cheesiest Youth Group slogan in history.

Plus, a conversation about a recent “prophetic warning” video, and why Christians are fascinated by predictions about the future.

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Gomer Dreams, Scream Sneezers 😱 and Wasted Lives 💀 :: Episode 128

Jonnie takes a trip to Middle Earth 16 years too late, and almost forgets a joke at a TV taping. John ruins Laura’s sleep and pulls a gun on dream burglars.

Also, a conversation about rest, and why it’s just as important as work.

Today’s episode is NOT sponsored by Printer Ink ™️🖨 : “You’re probably out, and it’s gonna cost you.”

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Communion Catastrophes 🍇, Online Church 👨‍💻, and Inventory 📝 :: Episode 127

John talks about the fall of the Roman Empire, white grape juice, and admits he speaks more bluntly on the livestream. Jonnie shares the perfect time limit for a sermon, while lamenting his own short attention span.

Also, the boys make an argument that America is currently in a recovery program (whether we know it or not).

Today’s episode is NOT sponsored by Listerine™️: “Your breath was always this bad. The mask just proved it.”

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Oversharing, Punching Down, and “The Turn” :: Episode 126

John hates small talk, and desperately want to tell you about his rash, while Jonnie is worried that getting healthy will make him less funny.

Then, the boys discuss artists who use their platform to push politics, and why comedy with an agenda is almost always a bad idea.

Also, a conversation on vulnerability. Today’s episode is NOT sponsored by Lucky Charms 🍀™️: “We know you just buy it for the marshmallows, and we’re okay with that.”

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90’s Songs, Scottish Accents, and Trichotomies :: Episode 125

John can’t stop working even on vacation, which Jonnie finds insufferable. Then they boys discuss what performer they’d risk getting COVID to see live in concert.

Also, a listener question about the End of Days.

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Bruised Fruit 🍊, Pyromania 🔥, and Collectivism :: Episode 124

Jonnie plays a terrifying version of hide-and-seek 🧦, while John plays tag with fireworks 🧨. Then, the boys make biking sermon illustrations 🚲.

Also, a conversation about (gulp)…mask mandates 😷.

Today’s episode is NOT sponsored by Tic Tacs™️ : “When you need fresh breath for exactly 3 seconds.”

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Bad Memories, Legalism, and Worry 😬 :: Episode 123

Jonnie has his first comedy club shows in the Age of Corona 😷, John shares some of his recovery journey, and the boys talk about having to “unlearn” some toxic theology from their youth.

Also, a conversation about the glorification of anxiety in our culture.

Today’s episode is NOT sponsored by Kudzu 🍃™️: “We’re taking over.”

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THROWBACK EPISODE! Forgotten Names, Birdseed Conspiracies, and the In-Betweens :: Episode 122

Due to a death in the family, the boys take a week off and go back in time for a Throwback episode. Jonnie witnesses something weird at the Apple store, John talks to his phone with a British accent, and the boys discuss the last two seasons of The Office.

Also a conversation on liturgy, and how being present is better than living from event to event.

 

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