Finding a Rooted Faith - Fr. Andrew Petiprin

Aired On: Monday January 23, 2017

Are you desperate for truth and connection in an increasingly mad world? Has religion become a solitary endeavor for you? You may just find the longing of your heart in a rooted faith. Join Key Life author Father Andrew Petiprin on Steve Brown, Etc. as he tells his story and discusses The Narnia Option. You'll hear how the relentless grace of God wouldn't leave him alone until he found joy in a worshiping community, ancient ritual, and the beauty of holiness. Andrew Petiprin is Rector of St. Mary of the Angels Episcopal...
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All in on Grace - Matt Johnson

Aired On: Monday January 16, 2017

Forgiveness is a nice idea until someone hurts you badly enough to need it. But our demands for changed behavior before we forgive will clog our arteries with bitterness and kill relationships. It's better to bet everything on grace and just let it go. Join Steve and the crew as they get to know Key Life author Matt Johnson and talk about forgiveness and his post, Sorry Not Sorry. They also talk some about his upcoming book, Getting Jesus Wrong: Giving Up Spiritual Vitamins and Checklist Christianity. Matt is a husband, a father to...
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Lost & Found - Kendra Fletcher

Aired On: Monday January 9, 2017

Kendra Fletcher is a homeschooling mother of eight who had it all together. Everything was dialed in—the right schooling, the right theology, the right church. Then it all fell apart and her family learned that being "right" wasn't a good substitute for a living relationship with a loving God. Join Kendra on Steve Brown, Etc. to hear her story and get a sneak peek into her upcoming Key Life/New Growth Press book, Lost and Found: Losing Religion, Finding Grace (click to preorder). You'll go from feeling woefully inadequate to celebrating God's radical grace. ...
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Mister Preacher - Chad West

Aired On: Monday January 2, 2017

Chad West used to be a pastor. When that life fell apart, he loaded the few possessions he cared about into the back seat of his car, gave away or burned the rest, and drove off to start over with no real plan except to follow his heart. Join Chad on Steve Brown, Etc. to hear his story and get a sneak peek into his upcoming Key Life/New Growth Press book, The Lies We Live. If you're wishing you had the faith for a fresh start in 2017, Chad's story will either inspire you or really freak you...
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Wholeheartedness - Dr. Chuck DeGroat (Re-Air)

Aired On: Monday December 26, 2016

Here's a tough pill to swallow: Underneath all your busyness and exhaustion is the fear that you're too fatally flawed to pull it all off. The toxin of shame drives you to prove to yourself and the world that you have what it takes. Then, frenzied and pulled in a thousand different directions, you look for rest and peace in all the wrong places. Sorry, but your new time management app ain't gonna fix that mess. You need wholeheartedness. Join Dr. Chuck DeGroat on Steve Brown, Etc. for a discussion of his book ...
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Because of Bethlehem - Max Lucado

Aired On: Monday December 19, 2016

When life gets hard, it's comforting that God knows what it's like to be human. He didn't sit on the outside looking in on our suffering. His love for us compelled him to become one of us, and now we have a sympathetic King on the throne in heaven. Join Max Lucado on this special Christmas edition of Steve Brown, Etc. for a discussion of his new book, Because of Bethlehem: Love Is Born, Hope Is Here. He just might get you to love Christmas as much as he does. More than 120 million readers...
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The New Activist - Eddie Kaufholz

Aired On: Monday December 12, 2016

It's never been easier to end up overwhelmed by all the injustice in the world. Just scrolling through the news feeds on our phones can leave us both stirred to action and simultaneously discouraged that our little bit will make any difference in the face of so much evil and suffering. But there are effective and fulfilling ways to move from observer to activist. Join Eddie Kaufholz from the International Justice Mission podcast, The New Activist, on Steve Brown, Etc. for a fun conversation about inspiring action that changes lives. Eddie...
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A Mirror Dimly - Zach Bolen

Aired On: Monday December 5, 2016

When trusted spiritual leaders fall, when we watch the innocent suffer, when death hits home... hard questions often give way to doubt. That can be scary for people who define themselves by their faith. Join Zach Bolen, lead singer for Citizens and Saints, on Steve Brown, Etc. as he talks about doubt, faith, and putting it all to music on their new record A Mirror Dimly. You'll hear that doubt is a normal part of faith and how God's unconditional love frees us to struggle honestly without fear of slipping into the darkness. Visit...
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