Scott Jones is a pastor (ascensionchurchpa.org), an avid karaoke singer (and former karaoke DJ), and was once a level 62 Hunter Elf in World of Warcraft. He is slugging through a dissertation in his free time. He lives with his best friend Lindy (to whom he’s also married). They have two dogs named Lucas and Damien (one of them seems to thinks he’s a human). Scott is the host of Mockingbird’s podcast, The Mockingcast. He’s also the co-host of New Persuasive Words, a podcast he does with his friend and co-belligerent Bill Borrer.
April 3rd, 2017 | 29 mins 27 secs
In this episode we talk about Karl Barth's understanding of the relationship of Law and Gospel, inspired by this piece: http://postbarthian.com/2017/03/31/gospel-law-karl-barth-relationship-law-gospel/#KarlBarth.
March 31st, 2017 | 33 mins 13 secs
In our weekly Friday Night Lights show we answer a question that the one and only Benson Shelton posed to us via Facebook. He's an Episcopal priest and a certified ninja.
March 27th, 2017 | 31 mins 3 secs
In this episode we discuss the recent Time Magazine cover story "The Death of Truth?"
The article we discuss can be found here: http://time.com/4710614/donald-trump-fbi-surveillance-house-intelligence-committee/?xid=homepage&pcd=hp-magmod.
March 25th, 2017 | 29 mins 25 secs
In this episode we talk about the increasing intolerance that seems to be arising on the cultural left today. As a specific example we consider a recent controversy involving Princeton Seminary and Tim Keller.
March 20th, 2017 | 32 mins
We continue talking about the work of Tomas Halik and what loving God looks like in a today's day and age.
March 18th, 2017 | 27 mins 35 secs
We continue to talk about Tomas Halik, love, and what love looks like in what seems like tumultuous times.
March 15th, 2017 | 32 mins 21 secs
We continue talking about love, inspired by Tomas Halik.
March 13th, 2017 | 27 mins 12 secs
In this episode we give a response to Rod Dreher's "Benedict Option", inspired by Tomas Halik.
March 11th, 2017 | 28 mins 53 secs
We continue to reflect on the nature of love, inspired by the work of Tomas Halik.
March 9th, 2017 | 27 mins 2 secs
In this episode we keep talking about love. And we recorded it on Scott's birthday.
March 6th, 2017 | 32 mins 3 secs
In this episode we talk about what may be the most important thing in human existence: love. Our conversation is inspired by Tomas Halik's newest book.
February 21st, 2017 | 32 mins 44 secs
In this episode we look at the relationship between science and faith.
February 19th, 2017 | 28 mins 54 secs
In this episode we talk about the role of rudeness and manners in contemporary life, inspired by a piece in the NY Times magazine.
February 16th, 2017 | 30 mins 45 secs
We were going to talk about the history and philosophy of science. Then the press conferences happened!
February 10th, 2017 | 30 mins 8 secs
Traditionally relativism has been something that conservatives blamed on liberals. But in a new world of alternative facts is there a new relativism on the rise? We talk about this, and Bill's frustrations after doing a google search.
February 6th, 2017 | 32 mins 13 secs
In this episode we discuss the concept of American Exceptionalism, in addition to rehashing Bill's recent chastisement by a Facebook Group administrator.