Churchy - Sarah Condon

Aired On: Monday May 22, 2017

If you're looking for an honest, hilarious, and hopeful take from the trenches of modern life, Sarah Condon is the right woman for the job. (If you're not looking for those things, you should be). Join Sarah on Steve Brown, Etc. for fun stories and insights from her book, Churchy: The Real Life Adventures of a Wife, Mom, and Priest. She may be churchy, but she's no stereotypical church lady. Sarah Condon is an Episcopal clergy woman at St. Martin's Church in Houston. She's also a frequent contributor to Mockingbird, a ministry that seeks to...
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Lost & Found - Kendra Fletcher (Re-Air)

Aired On: Monday May 15, 2017

Kendra Fletcher, homeschooling mom of eight, took pride in having it all together—the right schooling, the right theology, the right church, and the right meal-planning, home-managing, keep-it-all-together parenting. Then it all fell apart. Three of Kendra’s children were taken to the brink of death in a period of 18 months. Join Kendra on Steve Brown, Etc. for a discussion of her new Key Life/New Growth Press book, Lost & Found: Losing Religion, Finding Grace. You'll see that doing life and religion “right” is a poor substitute for a living relationship with a loving God. ...
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Why I Left, Why I stayed - Tony & Bart Campolo

Aired On: Monday May 8, 2017

When a child who was raised in a Christian home leaves the faith, parents are heartbroken and often confused about how to handle the new family dynamic. Things get even more difficult when one of the parents is a famous evangelical pastor and the child who left spent his life in Christian ministry. Join Tony and Bart Campolo on Steve Brown, Etc. as they discuss their new book, Why I Left, Why I Stayed: Conversations on Christianity Between an Evangelical Father and His Humanist Son. Listen as Tony and Bart model how to graciously navigate an increasingly...
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Getting Jesus Wrong - Matt Johnson (Re-Air)

Aired On: Monday May 1, 2017

Jesus is not a life coach, a movement leader, a cultural visionary, or a blessing dispenser, but you might not know that by listening to many Christians talk about their faith. Are you sure you're following the right Jesus? Join Key Life author Matt Johnson on Steve Brown, Etc. as he talks about his new book, Getting Jesus Wrong: Giving Up Spiritual Vitamins and Checklist Christianity. Matt shares his personal encounters with a string of false saviors and shows us what it looks like to get Jesus right. Matt Johnson is a husband, father to two little girls,...
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Making a Blended Family - Jerry Q. Parries

Aired On: Monday April 24, 2017

Second marriages and blended families are quickly becoming the new normal. As a result, many households are coming together without fully understanding what it takes to make it work. (Spoiler alert! It takes lots and lots of grace.) Join pastor Jerry Q. Parries on Steve Brown, Etc. for a discussion of his new book, The Making of a Blended Family. You'll get wise and practical advice on how to create loving environments where modern families can thrive. Jerry Q. Parries is pastor of Christian Family Worship Center in Orlando, Florida and the author of The...
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Undone Redone - Tray & Melody Lovvorn

Aired On: Monday April 17, 2017

After six years of being apart, Tray and Melody Lovvorn's divorce just didn't work out. It wasn't buckling down and working real hard to follow Jesus' 10 principles for a healthy marriage that fixed things. It was God's radical grace! Join Tray and Melody from as they tell their story of sexual addiction, betrayal, and flying off the whirring performance treadmill only to crash right into God's unconditional love. Through Undone Redone, their ministry and weekly podcast, the Lovvorns provide life and marriage coaching, intensives, parenting solutions, and help churches create Christ-centered recovery groups. They have...
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Outside the Camp - Garth Cross

Aired On: Monday April 10, 2017

There's a special kind of suffering reserved for people who have screwed up bad enough to be rejected by communities who say they believe in forgiveness and restoration. It's a pain that brings perspective, but only after lament. Join Garth Cross on Steve Brown, Etc. for a discussion of his book, Outside the Camp: A Former Pastor Looks at the Church from a Distance. Hear the laments of sin and shame, broken community, and people in pain. Then listen as God responds with his radical grace. Garth Cross is the pen name of the man behind the consulting,...
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Undefended - Daniel Bush

Aired On: Monday April 3, 2017

It's natural to avoid pain and suffering, but what if lowering our defenses actually opens us up to the supernatural? Would an intimate experience with God be worth giving up self-protection? Join Dr. Daniel Bush on Steve Brown, Etc. as he talks with Steve and the crew about his new book, Undefended: Discovering God When Your Guard Is Down. The truth is that pain is coming whether we embrace it or not, so why not be vulnerable enough to meet God where it hurts? Daniel Bush received his Ph.D. from the University of...
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