Super-Duper Pooper-Scooper Messiah #SurvivingTheBible – Christian Article

This special edition of the LectioCast is from the first live session of Surviving the Bible for Lent, with Tripp and Christian and Amy Piatt. They take a look at the texts for the second Sunday in Lent (Mark 8:31-38; Genesis 17:1-7, 15-16; Romans 4:13-25) plus a brief look at last week’s texts. They talk about the Transfiguration, Peter as object lesson, the willing surrender of control, and Christus Victor. can we reconcile a Christus Victor christology with a willingly vulnerable…

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#SurvivingTheBible for Lent: Cleansing Our Temples – Christian Article

This edition of the LectioCast is from the second live session of Surviving the Bible for Lent, with Tripp and Christian and Amy Piatt. They take a look at the texts for the second Sunday in Lent (Exodus 20:1-17; Psalm 19; 1 Corinthians 1:18-25; John 2:13-22). Tripp gives you 3 different sermons you can preach for Lent using this text, Amy helps us find our true selves, and Christian helps us see the Good News, but difficult news, of Lent. The 10 commandments – what…

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#SurvivingTheBible for Lent: Snake on a Stick – Christian Article

This week on the LectioCast you’ll hear about snakes on a stick (Numbers 21:4-9), Eddie Izzard, and Princess Leia. Christian and Amy Piatt join Tripp to talk about some of the problems of reading this passage literally, the role this text plays in the relationship between God and Israel, those wilderness times in our lives, and what this has to do with a cake or death decision. They’ll also tackle the most important verse in the whole bible: John 3:16.…

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#SurvivingTheBible for Lent: The Democratization of God – Christian Article

This week on the LectioCast Tripp gives you your Bible-nerd fact of the day, you’ll hear about why David is like the Harvey Weinstein of the Hebrew Bible, what Mandy Moore has to do with the Psalms, and our avoidance of suffering. First up, Jeremiah 31:31-34. Tripp once again gives you many options for preaching this text: who has access to God in the new covenant? the tension between institutions and movements, the democratization of God, the deep political divisions latent…

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The Theological Theatre of Palm Sunday – Christian Article

This week is the Palm Sunday Edition of the LectioCast: the Triumphal Entry versus the Annunciation. Christian tries to convince Amy and Tripp that they should preach on the Annunciation texts, and not the triumphal entry, by showing how they’re connected. In Isaiah 7:10-14, Christian tells us about the scandal of particularity, and being participants in Easter without making it about us. Then Tripp and Amy turn to the triumphal entry in Mark 11:1-11 and how we’ve lost the significance of Palm Sunday,…

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#SurvivingTheBible for Lent: No Less Than Physical – Christian Article

It’s Holy Week, and Tripp, Amy and Christian are here on the LectioCast to help you survive Easter. John 20:1-18 | Amy shares the Easter message she would preach, the calling out of Mary’s name and the importance of the act of naming, the significance of Jesus the gardener, opening ourselves to truth, being broken open by suffering, what we’ve missed about the resurrection, and how it relates to Genesis 3. 1 Corinthians 15:1-11 | Tripp shares his frustration with…

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Surviving The Bible: An Inconvenient Christianity – Christian Article

Welcome to the first episode of the Surviving the Bible podcast. This is a lectionary podcast not just for pastors or preachers, but for Bible nerds everywhere. Each week Christian and Amy Piatt (from the Homebrewed CultureCast) and Tripp Fuller (from the Homebrewed Christianity podcast) explore the bible readings for the week. You’ll get three different perspectives on three different texts to help you survive reading the Bible. This week is the fourth Sunday of Easter. Tripp looks at the…

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It’s Not Personal, It’s Just Biblical – Christian Article

Welcome to the Surviving the Bible podcast. This is a lectionary podcast not just for pastors or preachers, but for Bible nerds everywhere. Each week Christian and Amy Piatt (from the Homebrewed CultureCast) and Tripp Fuller (from the Homebrewed Christianity podcast) explore the bible readings for the week. You’ll get three different perspectives on three different texts to help you survive reading the Bible. This week is the fifth Sunday of Easter. Tripp takes a look at Acts 8:26-40 –…

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Surviving The Bible: The Second Pentecost – Christian Article

Welcome to the Surviving the Bible podcast. This is a lectionary podcast not just for pastors or preachers, but for Bible nerds everywhere. Each week Christian and Amy Piatt (from the Homebrewed CultureCast) and Tripp Fuller (from the Homebrewed Christianity podcast) explore the bible readings for the week. You’ll get three different perspectives on three different texts to help you survive reading the Bible. This week is the sixth Sunday of Easter. Tripp looks at Acts 10:44-48 and explains why this is such…

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Surviving The Bible: There Is No Spoon – Christian Article

Welcome to the Surviving the Bible podcast. This is a lectionary podcast not just for pastors or preachers, but for Bible nerds everywhere. Each week Christian and Amy Piatt (from the Homebrewed CultureCast) and Tripp Fuller (from the Homebrewed Christianity podcast) explore the bible readings for the week. You’ll get three different perspectives on three different texts to help you survive reading the Bible. This week is the seventh Sunday of Easter. Both Amy and Christian take a look at John 17:6-19…

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The One About The Spirit – Christian Article

Welcome to the Surviving the Bible podcast. This is a lectionary podcast not just for pastors or preachers, but for Bible nerds everywhere. Each week Christian and Amy Piatt (from the Homebrewed CultureCast) and Tripp Fuller (from the Homebrewed Christianity podcast) explore the bible readings for the week. You’ll get three different perspectives on three different texts to help you survive reading the Bible. This week is Pentecost. Tripp kicks of with a look at Acts 2:1-21. First, he gives some context for…

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The One About The Trinity – Christian Article

Welcome to the Surviving the Bible podcast. This is a lectionary podcast not just for pastors or preachers, but for Bible nerds everywhere. Each week Christian and Amy Piatt (from the Homebrewed CultureCast) and Tripp Fuller (from the Homebrewed Christianity podcast) explore the bible readings for the week. You’ll get three different perspectives on three different texts to help you survive reading the Bible. This week is Trinity Sunday. Christian takes a look at Isaiah 6:1-8, John 3:1-17, and Romans 8:12-17. He explains…

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