Thu, 19 February 2015
On this special episode of Priest Pulse, Benjamin Gildas interviews the Rev. Scott Gunn of Lent Madness and Forward Movement. Ben also discusses the ministry Ashes to Go. This episode invites us all into a season of holy Lent. Resources from this episode:
Direct download: Keeping_Lent_-_Lent_Madness_and_Ashes_to_Go.m4a
Category:religion -- posted at: 1:42pm EDT
Tue, 10 February 2015
Priest Pulse welcomes back the Rev. Colin Chapman to discuss the subject of relevancy in a changing world. Colin imagines an analogy between Research in Motion's new Blackberry phone and TEC's approach to relevancy.
Resources from this episode:
The Rite Place Liturgy: https://www.churchpublishing.org/products/index.cfm?fuseaction=productDetail&productID=10042
Vital Practices: http://www.ecfvp.org/
Simon Sinek: How Great Leaders Inspire Action: http://www.ted.com/talks/simon_sinek_how_great_leaders_inspire_action?language=en
Tue, 9 December 2014
Episode three of Priest Pulse looks at humor, religion, and the sacreligious. Fr. Benjamin Gildas interviews the creators of card game A Game for Good Christians. www.agameforgoodchristians.com
Review of the book "Disquiet Time: Rants and Reflections on the Good Book by the Skeptical, the Faithful, and a Few Scoundrels."
Music by Philadelphia rock band Awaking Mercury includes a live performance of the song "Jumper" by Third Eye Blind.
Special thanks to the creators of A Game for Good Christians for their anonymous interview. I hope you take as much out of it as I did.
Direct download: Episode_3_-_Humor_Religion_and_the_Sacreligious.m4a
Category:religion -- posted at: 5:27pm EDT
Tue, 21 October 2014
Fr. Benjamin Gildas discusses the future of clergy formation and seminary education in a changing religious landscape. Guests include the Rev. Keith Voets, the Rev. Dr. Karyn L. Wiseman, and Kari Collins. Fr. Keith and Fr. Ben discuss the conflict at the General Theological Seminary in New York City and its broader implications on theological education and the church. Dr. Wiseman discusses new models for church practice and seminary formation, and Kari talks about her experiences as a non-residential seminary student.
Fr. Keith writes at http://theyoungcurmudgeonpriest.blogspot.com/
Dr. Wiseman writes at http://texaspreacherponderings.blogspot.com/
Thanks for listening to episode 2, and don't forget to leave feedback on iTunes!
Direct download: Episode_2_-_To_Seminary_or_not_to_Seminary.m4a
Category:religion -- posted at: 5:42pm EDT
Tue, 30 September 2014
In this first episode of Priest Pulse:
What is the job of a priest?
We take a look at Daily Prayer for All Seasons, new liturgical supplement from the Episcopal Church.
Interview with the Rev. Colin Chapman.
SPECIAL: Discussion of crisis at the General Theological Seminary including timeline of events starting at 31:30.
Special thanks to Awaking Mercury for the music in this podcast. www.awakingmercury.com