Oct 13 2011
The Totally Not Safe for the Family Christian Radio Podcast: Jesus Loves P*rn Stars

I did the asterisk thing up there because I think it will keep the site from getting blocked.  I'm not sure.  I can't ever figure that stuff out.

Craig Gross, pastor, travels the country talking about the destructiveness of the pornorgraphy industry.   Craig Gross, pastor, is also friends with a symbol of the industry itself, Ron Jeremy.  Go figure.

In this podcast, we ask him how, exactly, that works, and how, too, he and his group of fellow Jesus-worshippers can be welcomed at a gay pornography convention.  And we find out why it's so hard for people to leave an industry that exacts such a heavy, deadly toll.

Find out more about Craig here. And xxxchurch here.  It's a stunningly helpful site.

And here's the link to today's podcast right here.

 

Oct 06 2011
The Totally Not Safe for the Family Christian Radio Podcast

Jesus isn't safe.

Yeah, I know: Duh.

Oh, we've tried to make him safe, but he remains the most dangerous man who ever lived.  People who reject Christianity still say they approve of Jesus... but he's a tamer Jesus, who doesn't go around saying remarkable things that would rock their world, if they believed it.  And people, like me, who embrace Christianity say they approve of Jesus... but he's a tamer Jesus, who doesn't go around saying remarkable things that would rock their world, if they believed it.

Hence the title of what will likely be a weekly podcast.  I understand the "safe for the family" positioning statement of many Christian radio stations.  They're saying, "You can listen to this station with your kids in the car, and we'll show respect for how you're trying to raise your kids."  That's something few radio stations deliver, and it's admirable, and it's smart programming.  As a dad, I even appreciate it.

...but here's another means to talk about stuff, if you're interested.  As always, just like on the blog, the views expressed aren't everyone's at Air1, and may not even be mine by next week.  I'm learning.  These conversations aren't meant to be sermons, they are just that -- conversations, which, by way of comment on this blog, you are invited to join!

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Podcast 1

Click Here to listen to the podcast

Guest:  Recording artist "Plumb"

Subject: A mom, from a conservative background, grapples with what it means to love people who are homosexual

Some other stuff on the blog you might want to read, about this sort of thing:  "Love the Sinner, Hate the Sin?", and "Breakfast and Honesty"