Nick Lannon - Life is Impossible

Nick Lannon - Life is Impossible

Aired On: Monday April 29, 2019

So, you think life is hard? Think again: It's impossible! But that's a good thing. Let's talk with Nick Lannon on today's Steve Brown, Etc. about his new book, Life is Impossible: And That's Good News. Nick Lannon is a graduate of the University of Arizona and Trinity Episcopal School for Ministry. He's pastored Episcopal churches in New Jersey, and currently serves as pastor of Grace Anglican Church in Louisville, Kentucky. 
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Noel Jesse Heikkinen - Wretched Saints

Noel Jesse Heikkinen - Wretched Saints

Aired On: Monday April 22, 2019

Maybe you think you don't need forgiveness, or maybe you think you're too bad to get forgiveness. You're both wrong, according to today's guest. The bad news is you're a lot worse than you think you are, the good news is... well, let's talk about that with Noel Jesse Heikkinen on this episode of Steve Brown, Etc! His book is Wretched Saints: Transformed by the Relentless Grace of God.  Noel Jesse Heikkinen serves as the primary preaching pastor at Riverview Church in Lansing, Michigan. He also serves as a network director for Acts 29. He's an author,...
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David Zahl - Seculosity

David Zahl - Seculosity

Aired On: Monday April 15, 2019

You might not know the word Seculosity, but you've definitely experienced it! It's David Zahl on this episode of Steve Brown, Etc. talking about his new book, Seculosity: How Career, Parenting, Technology, Food, Politics, and Romance Became Our New Religion and What to Do about It. We're all looking for meaning, says David, and now that America doesn't collectively find that meaning in church, we find it elsewhere--politics, love, parenting, dating, eating, etc. We want to feel like we're enough, and it's not helping. But maybe, just maybe, we were too quick to let go of Christianity...
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Frank Viola - The Shocking Views of Great Christians

Frank Viola - The Shocking Views of Great Christians

Aired On: Monday April 8, 2019

Get ready to clutch your pearls! We're delving into the shocking views of great Christians with Frank Viola on this edition of Steve Brown, Etc! Frank Viola is a speaker, serves as the consultant to other writers, and is the author of more than 20 books, including his newest book, ReGrace: What the Shocking Beliefs of the Great Christians Can Teach Us Today.
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Jordan Raynor - Called to Create

Jordan Raynor - Called to Create

Aired On: Monday April 1, 2019

Is the way you view work working? Let's talk about Creating on this episode of Steve Brown, Etc! Jordan Raynor is here to talk about his new book, Called to Create: A Biblical Invitation to Create, Innovate and Risk. He says God is a creator and we're called to do the same.  Jordan Raynor is a best-selling author and serial entrepreneur. He serves as executive chairman of Threshold 360, a venture-backed tech startup. He's a speaker on faith, work, and entrepreneurship at such places at SXSW, TEDx, and Harvard University. He also served in the White...
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Mike Morrell and Rainier Wylde - Living Wild

Mike Morrell and Rainier Wylde - Living Wild

Aired On: Monday March 25, 2019

Mike Morrell and Rainier Wylde want you to live a better story.  As their website says, it's "a story of reconnection with Spirit, Self, Society & Surroundings for common flourishing." They join us on Steve Brown, Etc. today to invite us to live a more natural, satisfying life. To help cradle Christians, seekers, skeptics, and other faiths alike, rediscover our common humanity as intimately connected to the Earth. Mike co-authored with Richard Rohr Divine Dance: The Trinity and Your Transformation, is the founder of Wisdom Camp, and is one of the founders of the Wild Goose Festival.  ...
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Jemar Tisby - The Color of Compromise

Jemar Tisby - The Color of Compromise

Aired On: Monday March 18, 2019

When it comes to race relations, all you have to do is not be a racist... Really?! Let's talk about it with Jemar Tisby! Jemar Tisby is our guest today on Steve Brown, Etc. And we're talking about his new book, The Color of Compromise: The Truth about the American Church’s Complicity in Racism Jemar is the president of The Witness, a black Christian collective, where he writes about race, religion, and politics and culture. He also co-hosts a podcast called Pass the Mic, and is a conference speaker. Jamar is also a PhD candidate in history,...
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Nate Pyle - More Than You Can Handle

Nate Pyle - More Than You Can Handle

Aired On: Monday March 11, 2019

God never gives you more than you can handle... Yeah, right!  We're talking to Nate Pyle on Steve Brown, Etc. about his new book, More Than You Can Handle: When Life's Overwhelming Pain Meets God's Overwhelming Grace. When we go through difficult situations, it doesn't mean we're not trying hard enough or faithful enough, it reminds us that a God who loves us is bigger than us, and our pain, so we can trust him to get us through. Nate Pyle serves as a pastor of Christ Community Church in Fishers, Indiana. He's the author of Man...
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