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Enjoy thoughtful and humorous discussion about hot topics from God's point of view. You will hear some arguing, disagreeing and a little banter. Each pastor isn't afraid to call it like it is. Yet he also isn't afraid to change his mind! If you are not immediately enthralled we'll give you your mo… read more

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Pilgrims in the Wasteland with Dr. Arthur Just

February 3rd, 2023

1:02:00

April is the cruellest month, breeding. Lilacs out of the dead land, mixing. Memory and desire, stirring. Dull roots with spring rain. (The …

Always Pointing to Christ: A Tribute to Jim Nestingen with John T. Pless

January 31st, 2023

1:06:29

At the end of the Lord's Prayer, you hear the promise of the resurrection rumbling through the whole thing. Finally, the door of the mighty fortress …

It’s Not How Hard You Hit

January 10th, 2023

1:16:25

Topics:

  1. Rocky & a Jesus Story
  2. Church Membership: what does it take?
  3. What should we know about the Corinthians?

 

YOU CAN BE A RINGSIDE …

Don't Circumcise Christmas

December 28th, 2022

57:37

Topics:

  1. Favorite Christmas Treats
  2. Seasons for Pastors
  3. Everything you wanted to know about circumcision
  4. What do Jesus’ experiences mean for us?

 

Death and Christmas

December 21st, 2022

57:59

Topics:

  1. Cranky Christmas Observations
  2. What do you say to someone who died outside of the faith?
  3. The Incarnation
  4. Post-incarnate Christ
  5. Gift ideas for …

The Ringers: Advent and Salvation at Creation

December 20th, 2022

52:01

Our God made the world and said, “I’m going to die for you because this is how I roll”. From the Beginning. Salvation by Jesus is before all time, …

Government, Marriage, and Reindeer Games

December 14th, 2022

1:16:25

Topics:

  1. Christmas and Family?
  2. Guess the Real Christmas Song GAME!
  3. The Government is always the problem?
  4. Advent is now
  5. Renewing Marriage Vows

 

GET …

The Ringers: Advent is Not a Performance

December 12th, 2022

1:06:17

Everything that we do in the name of God is a justification for our impiety. We call it worship, we call it repentance, we call it preparation, but really it’s performative acts. But when the Word becomes Flesh, it is …

The Body of Christ in Haiti

December 7th, 2022

1:16:25

The Body of Christ is in chaos - No, not in the U.S. (which increasingly might be taking the prize for crazy) - Haiti. We talk to our friend Israelson Isidor about being Church amidst the current turmoil in our …

The Ringers: Advent is the Incarnation

December 3rd, 2022

53:24

Advent sets us free to make an absolute train wreck of the incarnation. And the miracle of Advent is that we still end up reading about the birth of …

Daddy Issues in the Ministry

November 23rd, 2022

49:42

Topics:

  1. Paternity Leave 
  2. Can modern-day theologians beat old-school scholars?
  3. Kingdom is Now: John 5: 24-27 

 

 

Thank you: 

1517.org 

and

Singles, Heroes, and BE-Attitudes

November 16th, 2022

47:46

Topics:

  1. Singles are changing politics
  2. Hero stories: are they heroic?
  3. Wrong BE-Attitudes

 

Thank you: 

1517.org 

and Concordia Seminary, St. Louis

We Can’t All Wear Tracksuits

November 9th, 2022

49:23

Topics:

  1. Forgiveness for COVID
  2. Accidental A.A. member
  3. Fasting in  November
  4. Politics in Church

 

RINGSIDE COMMUNITY COLLEGE EVENT:

“What is Wrong …

Culture and Word with Dr. Joel Okamoto

November 1st, 2022

56:04

Topics:

  1. What’s changed with Christians
  2. Culture and faith
  3. Do you have to preach directly from the Bible?
  4. The long game of Preaching

 

Guest: Dr. …

Faith, Flood, and Discipleship

October 26th, 2022

52:59

Topics:

  1. Tipping is getting out of hand
  2. Luther’s Flood Prayer
  3. The unexamined Faith is not worth believing
  4. Is there an end game to making disciples?

 

The B.C. Bible with Dr. Paul Raabe

October 20th, 2022

1:03:23

Topics:

  1. Expanding Christian Schools
  2. B.C. Scriptures 
  3. Gospel competing with the voices
  4. Distracted generations, back to the basics!

 

Guest: Dr. Paul …

I'm Not Superstitious, But I’m a Little Stitious

October 12th, 2022

1:01:54

Topics:

  1. Angel Numerology in the Clouds
  2. Artist Above the Narrative: Ye says
  3. Is Boredom a Sin?

 

Thank you: 

1517.org 

and Concordia Seminary, St. …

Hot CTCR Docs with Dr. Rick Serina

October 11th, 2022

1:09:50

Topics:

  1. What is the CTCR?
  2. Process of Persuasion
  3. The intended audience of CTCR documents
  4. Documents that led to the LCMS Walkout
  5. How to use CTCR in …

Hurricanes and Repentance

October 4th, 2022

59:30
  1. God’s Wrath in Natural Disaster
  2. A healthy body makes better pastors
  3. Corrupt politics
  4. Communion brings community

 

Thank you: 

1517.org 

and

Preaching the Image with Dr. David Schmitt

September 28th, 2022

1:03:25

Topics:

  1. Reading sermon vs. a Live sermon
  2. Power of Specific speaking
  3. Pictures vs Words in a sermon
  4. Theology of the visual
  5. Benefits of reading fiction

Concerned Seminarians LIVE!

September 20th, 2022

46:25

Topics:

  1. What if my first church hates me?
  2. Big issues that Christians may be wrong about
  3. Worship Wars
  4. Whiskey Wars

 

 

GUEST SEMINARIANS: 

Joseph …

Should We Care about Shame, Confessions, or Queens?

September 14th, 2022

1:03:58

Topics:

  1. Should we care about the Queen of England?
  2. Shame and the Christian Life
  3. Why study the confessions of a church?
  4. Getting outside of your own …

Your Megachurch Pastor is Doing Something Weird

September 6th, 2022

56:21

Topics:

  1. No More Gas Cars?
  2. Megachurch Pastor Problems
  3. How do you explain Justification? 
  4. Grow in Faith: is that possible

 

Ringside Podcast …

Helping Ross Choose a Church

August 30th, 2022

1:02:17

Topics:

  1. Is Sunday School a Waste of Time?
  2. What is Bible Study?
  3. Student Loan Forgiveness
  4. How do you Choose a Church? We actually have no idea.

 

Life of a Chaplain: Serving Our Sailors with Christ

August 24th, 2022

1:06:13

Topics:

  1. Sea adventures with Ross
  2. Day-to-day life of a Chaplain
  3. A Pastor doesn’t choose whom he cares for
  4. Chaplain continues on land

 

Ringside …

Mental Pastors

August 17th, 2022

1:04:59

 

Topics:

  1. Pastor Shortages
  2. Do you have to love your job?
  3. Jesus and the terrifying “narrow door” (Luke 13:22-30)
  4. Rapture crazy-talk
  5. Mental illness in …

Fast Cars, Men in Church, and Other Topics

August 3rd, 2022

55:04

Topics:

  1. What you should be able to do with your stuff…

Preacher Know Thyself with Dennis Matyas

July 26th, 2022

59:26

Topics:

  1. Personality of the Pastor
  2. Identity Politics in in Culture and Church
  3. Does Law and Gospel distinction make a good sermon?
  4. Confession of …

Sex and Money

July 18th, 2022

57:30

Topics:

  1. Gospel Tithing
  2. Radical generosity 
  3. Teaching to give

 

YOU CAN GIVE TO RINGSIDE:

Beyond Roe v. Wade

July 6th, 2022

54:05

Topics:

  1. American Response and Exposure to Opinions
  2. Overturning of Roe v. Wade
  3. The Church’s response to Pro-life v. Pro-choice

 

Thank you: 

1517.org

Philosophers, Welders, and First Ladies

June 29th, 2022

59:00

Topics:

  1. Welders or Philosophers: what do we really need?
  2. Couples leading ministry: who’s your first lady?
  3. Pastor’s finding their own replacement

The Death of a Pastor

June 21st, 2022

47:26

Topics:

  1. When you pastor dies
  2. What does ONE baptism really mean?
  3. Biblical views vs. political issues in church

 

Thank you: 

1517.org 

and Concordia …

Jesus Offers the Best Explanation of Our Experience

June 16th, 2022

45:47

Topics:

  1. God loves you because you are useful?
  2. Blessing the boat and house
  3. Christianity does the best job of explaining phenomena 
  4. Kingdoms on Earth …

God and Guns

June 8th, 2022

52:27

Topics:

  1. Point of Education?
  2. Political Polarity: Gun control
  3. What’s the response of the Church? Christians?

 

Thank you: 

1517.org 

Grace Lutheran, …

Ministry, Shootings, and Other Topics

June 2nd, 2022

53:33

Topics:

  1. Starting something new & why bother getting better?
  2. What’s important: Pastoral Office or the Pastor Man?
  3. Function of the minister

Nature’s God

May 24th, 2022

57:19

Topics:

  1. Environmental concerns: “Idontcarism”
  2. “Silence” of God, movie, book, pastors and psalms
  3. The Single Christian: unmarried human being ministry

Do I Have to be a Pastor?

May 10th, 2022

58:32

Topics:

  1. Mother’s Day and the Gospel?
  2. Professional ministry verses lay ministry
  3. Pastor’s job neglected by evangelism??
  4. Abortion conversations

 

 

The Prison of Confirmation, Jazz, and the Flesh

May 4th, 2022

1:00:16

Topics:

  1. Live music in bars
  2. Ringside on Confirmation
  3. NRSV Translation changes
  4. Do you have to keep your body whole for the resurrection?

 

Thank you: 

Words are Meant to be Spoken

April 28th, 2022

52:24

Topics:

  1. Easter Vigil reflections
  2. Baseball Season! Listening versus watching
  3. Weddings  and Baptisms during Lent?

 

Guest: Rev. James Hopkins

Thank …

A Cure for the Common Death

April 19th, 2022

59:06

Topics:

  1. Easter Party!
  2. Resurrection and dignity of the body
  3. How to preach a terrible Easter Sermon
  4. Catholic Church and Justification on Twitter
  5. Cross …

Temptations of a Young Pastor

April 12th, 2022

1:02:20

Topics:

  1. The Withertongue Emails: Nietzsche confronting the Reformation
  2. Secret of storytelling, show don’t tell
  3. Jiu Jitsu teaches despair and the …

The Faith Delivered, Bo Giertz and Bror Erickson

April 5th, 2022

51:42

Topics:

  1. Ringside’s take on Smith vs. Rock
  2. Bo Giertz primer
  3. Fiction as Theological Discourse
  4. Holy Week Drama
  5. How to rock a mustache, by Bror

 

 

Death of our Enemies and Ungrateful Sons

March 30th, 2022

1:08:58

Topics:

  1. Pray for Enemy’s death? (Psalm 35 & Isaiah)
  2. How do you know which Bible is the Word of God?
  3. Asking for Forgiveness for someone else’s …

Discipline and Grace

March 21st, 2022

58:41

Topics:

  1. Normalizing war, pandemic and a crazy culture
  2. How do you teach Discipline? 
  3. Hard to Kill: 
  4. Is there a Quick fix for fitness? For Faith?

War Has Always Been the Norm

March 14th, 2022

59:45

Topics:

  1. Covid and Ukraine in the Media
  2. To believe conspiracy or not:  that is the question
  3. Should a Christian support the draft?
  4. Is this really the …

I'm Your Pastor Not Your Therapist

March 1st, 2022

41:54

Conversations on the role and expectation of a Pastor in our current culture, highlighting the newly released book: Pastor Craft. Ringside Preachers …

Deconstructing Deconstruction

February 21st, 2022

54:33

Topics:

  1. Concerned Lectionarians: 1 year or 3 year?
  2. Missed Theological Topics in Preaching?
  3. An Evil Deconstruction in Preaching
  4. Offended by the Gospel

Heaven on Earth For You

February 16th, 2022

1:06:44

We believe in the Holy Christian Church, which is the body of Christ. Ringside Preachers are "In the Ring" for this Podcast Symposia in Ft. Wayne, …

What You Meant for Evil, God Meant for Good

February 9th, 2022

1:06:28

Exploring the dark side of Joseph in Genesis and other less known resurrection figures. Ringside Preachers are "In the Ring" for this Podcast …

Christ Centered Counseling with Guest Rick Marrs

February 7th, 2022

1:04:38

Topics:

  1. Finding a competent Christian Counselor
  2. Bad Theology in Counseling
  3. Luther and Depression
  4. Christ-centered counseling 

 

Guests:

Dr. Richard …

Depression in the Christian Church

February 3rd, 2022

1:03:58

Struggles in faith and practice when dealing with depression and reflections on the visual message of Christ on the cross in church. Ringside Preachers are "In the Ring" for this Podcast Symposia in Ft. Wayne, Indiana …

The Catechism is a Tool Not a Textbook

January 25th, 2022

58:17

Teaching and preaching a Biblical worldview through Luther's Small Catechism in every stage of life. Ringside Preachers are "In the Ring" for this Podcast Symposia in Ft. Wayne, Indiana with Special Guest Dr. John T. …

Fresh-From-the-Sea Secrets with Ross

January 19th, 2022

1:15:08

Topics:

  1. Facial Hair 
  2. Modern Combat in the Navy
  3. Mid-life Career change to Chaplain 
  4. Investing in Friendship
  5. Bonding: long distance, pandemics, and …

When’s a Good Time for a Revolution? And Other Topics

January 10th, 2022

1:01:32

Topics:

  1. Is there a time for an insurrection?
  2. What is the best Bible translation?
  3. What does the daily Christian life look like?

 

Thank you: 

Who Teaches the Teachers?

January 5th, 2022

1:01:32

Topics:

  1. Letting go in 2022
  2. Older Christians teaching the pastor
  3. Pandemic of “Experts”

 

 

Thank you: 

1517.org 

and Concordia Seminary, St. Louis 

A Christmas Circumcision

December 29th, 2021

51:20

Topics:

  1. Circumcision matters (Luke 2)
  2. Promise on your phallus
  3. How you get a dictator

 

 

 

 

Thank you: 

1517.org 

and Concordia Seminary, St. Louis

Christmas Happens on Jupiter Too

December 21st, 2021

58:10

Topics:

  1. Fatman: the new Christmas Classic 
  2. Colossians 1: In Him, Through Him, and For Him
  3. Material and matter redeemed
  4. Can you fix the world?

 

Depressed During Christmas?

December 13th, 2021

1:07:21

Can you hear those Christmas bells my friend? I knows it’s hard to hear them when you’re at your rope’s end. Put some L.L. Bean leather slippers on, splash some Aqua Vit on some ice, and let us cheer you up! Guest Dr. …

Pastors and Politics

December 7th, 2021

1:07:42

Topics:

  1. Christmas Traditions: weird, unhealthy, profound?
  2. Advents message in our fractured times
  3. Roe v. Wade and Mississippi Law
  4. A pastor’s struggle …

Einstein vs. Newton and Why We Can’t Agree

November 29th, 2021

40:50

Topics:

  1. The observer influence what he observes (Quantum physics)
  2. Development of perspectival reality 
  3. Imposing Einstein on Newton
  4. 3 categories of …

Is Your Gender You?

November 22nd, 2021

1:02:58

Topics:

  1. Lack of Thankfulness
  2. Bad Translations of the Bible: He vs. She
  3. Body and Soul separation
  4. Christmas services - is it too many?

Thank you: 

Judgement Day for Kyle Rittenhouse and All of Us

November 19th, 2021

1:19:16

Topics:

  1. Public Trials, should we know this much?
  2. Tyranny of information: it makes you care
  3. Can you know something to be true?
  4. A Christian’s Trial on …

Live Action Role Play Church

November 11th, 2021

1:01:09

Topics:

  1. Obsessing over the Golden Age and LARPing in the church
  2. Refreshing politics, our recent quarter term election…

Preaching to What They Hear

November 4th, 2021

1:01:50

Ringside Preachers and Craft of Preaching join forces to bring you this special edition podcast discussing "Christianity Without Christendom." Rev. Dr. David Schmitt from Concordia Seminary St. Louis joins us to talk …

Reformation and Suicide

November 1st, 2021

1:01:09

Topics:

  1. Reformation Basics: high points
  2. A man should pray in public?
  3. Teaching to pray
  4. What would you say to Alec Baldwin?
  5. Suicide and forgiveness
  6.  

Gospel Under Pressure - Live at Concordia Chicago

October 27th, 2021

1:01:00

The Ringside Preachers hang out with students and professors at Concordia University Chicago for a Live Podcast... with a thought inspiring nacho …

Meeting Jesus Instead of Christianity with Bill Myers

October 19th, 2021

1:04:01

Topics:

  1. Always saying “yes” to God is an interesting life
  2. Exploring the misconceptions of Christianity
  3. Behavior modification vs. spiritual …

Resurrecting the Resurrection

October 14th, 2021

1:15:00

Ringside Preachers and Craft of Preaching join forces to bring you this special edition podcast discussing "Christianity Without Christendom." Rev. Dr. Jeff Gibbs from Concordia Seminary St. Louis joins us to talk about …

Scandalous Power of the Church

October 12th, 2021

1:00:50

What is the real power that drives the Christian Church, even today? Ringside Preachers and Craft of Preaching join forces to bring you this special edition podcast discussing "Christianity Without Christendom." Dr. …

Angels and Divorce

October 5th, 2021

59:32

Let the dead bury themselves. Tune in and tune out. Listen to this latest offering from the boys.

Topics:

  1. The thrilling experience of a pastor’s …

Preaching and Creating Community

September 28th, 2021

58:32

Ringside Preachers and Craft of Preaching join forces to bring you this special edition podcast discussing "Christendom Without Christianity." Rev. Dr. Peter Nafzger from Concordia Seminary St. Louis joins us to talk …

Low Anthropology with David Zahl

September 20th, 2021

1:05:24

Topics:

  1. Seculosity: religious in a different way
  2. Pandemic revealed our sin and depression
  3. Addicted to distrust
  4. A comedian preacher in the modern age

9/11 and Now

September 14th, 2021

1:08:30

Put down your needles and your masks, your Facebook arguments and self-righteous rants. Jesus reigns and is looking for sinners not saints to join Him at the party that will end and begin all parties. Oh and enjoy a …

How to Become a Bad Pastor

September 7th, 2021

56:07

Topics:

  1. Labor Day, vocation and rest
  2. Toxic Pastors - when do you leave?
  3. Preachers who still can’t preach Jesus
  4. Permission slip from pastor to refuse …

Contemplating a Call Without Using Magic

August 31st, 2021

59:58

Put down your goat entrails, tea cups, and tarot cards. Let us forecast your future, interpret your past, and predict your mood!

Topics:

  1. How should …

Poolside Reflection on Weddings

August 26th, 2021

1:07:32

Topics:

  1. Permission to party: it’s ok to have fun!
  2. Meet Tyler’s dad and Tyler's mom!!
  3. Prayers for your kids to marry and get out of the basement

A Break From Church?

August 17th, 2021

1:06:54

Hop in the minivan to catch the early service or have a post-wedding Bloody Mary with Tyler’s Mom? Stay tuned.

Topics:

  1. Take a break from church?

Collecting Adventure: Ringside BOUT with Nick Willert

August 9th, 2021

1:07:45

Special Edition Ringside BOUT featuring Rev. Paul Koch and Nick Willert. Nick is a 1st degree blackbelt Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Founder & …

Heroes and Villains: in the Olympics and Hell

August 3rd, 2021

55:04

Topics:

  1. Simone Biles: hero or villain?
  2. How do you preach about Satan?
  3. Decent of Christ into Hell
  4. Concerned Seminarian visit
  5. Ephesians 4: darkened …

Drama, Propaganda, and the Gospel with Guest Jeff Leininger

July 26th, 2021

1:07:32

Topics:

  1. Visual protest in English Reformation plays
  2. Feast of Words: do we have too many?
  3. Use of religious drama in Christian History

 

 

Guests:

Jesus Can Be a Jerk

July 21st, 2021

1:07:32

Topics:

  1. Knife talk with Ringside
  2. Why Closed Communion?
  3. Jesus can be a jerk in Mark’s Gospel
  4. Presbyterian Rice cakes

 

 

Thank you: 

1517.org proud …

Marriage Counseling with Ross and Tyler

July 12th, 2021

54:31

Topics:

  1. Preparing for the marriage commitment
  2. Comfortable talking about the Darkness
  3. Why use the lectionary to choose Bible readings?
  4. Woe to the …

Hocus Pocus Communion

July 6th, 2021

1:00:36

Real men play with fire, shoot guns, and visit Parnell Krump for a straight razor shave. Step up to the challenge while listening to Ringside.

Topics:

Male, Female, and... with Guest Jonathan Petzold

June 29th, 2021

1:06:22

Yes, I know all cultures, all religions, all societies, all of science has understood that there are only two sexes and genders and natural …

There is Only One Church and One Faith

June 15th, 2021

55:17

Your baseball team has a losing record. Your favorite gum is gone. Your AC is broke for summer. Your mother’s politics are wrong. Turn off your …

Jesus is a Crazy Man

June 9th, 2021

1:03:53

Topics:

  1. Jesus’ family thinks he’s crazy, they’re right. Grace is insanity! 
  2. Pride month: who is benefitting?
  3. UFOs & aliens
  4. Virtual reality in …

Don’t Need to Explain the Trinity

May 31st, 2021

53:54

We are all veterans of some sort. Wounded from little wars with no heroes welcome and scars disguised as character flaws. Let the dead bury their …

Ringside Has Been Slayed By The Spirit

May 25th, 2021

54:03

Take a break from wailing at your own personal wailing wall made up of unfulfilled dreams, cold-hearted gods, and broken relationships. Pull the tab …

God’s Plan for You with Guest Jeff Leininger

May 18th, 2021

1:03:15

Tired of looking for your one great purpose in life? Jesus took care of that too! Relax with Ringside and special guest Dr. Jeff Leininger, campus …

What is Truth? Ask Our Youth and Live Studio Audience

May 10th, 2021

56:25

Beneath the calm, within the light, 

A hid unruly appetite

Of swifter life, a surer hope,

Strains every sense to larger scope,

Impatient to …

Is Your Bible the Bible? Museum of the Bible with Dr. Jeff Kloha

May 4th, 2021

1:05:00

Put down all the other documents you take for granted, light a cuban, drip some water on your sugar sitting in spoon over your Pernod’s, and consider the possibility that God’s thoughts are recorded down on papyrus.

Intersectionality and Preaching with Dennis Matyas

April 27th, 2021

1:08:23

According to the make believe wokeness-ometer, Jesus qualifies as the most authoritative voice because he was the most oppressed. Poor Jew, not from …

Thoughts and Prayers and Other Cliches

April 19th, 2021

1:00:49

Topics:

  1. Sending prayers… but do we?
  2. American flag in church equals Christian Nationalism?
  3. “Here I Stand” Anniversary of the Diet of Worms
  4. Mixing …

Paul Doesn't Like Easter Egg Hunts

April 13th, 2021

1:03:03

Need a resurrection in your life? Listen to Ringside.

Topics:

  1. Why do unbelievers celebrate Easter?
  2. Experiencing Jesus now (Gospel and letters of …

Resurrection: Seeing is Not Believing

April 6th, 2021

1:03:03

Christ is risen! So you can sit... and listen to Ringside. That's the gospel.

“Let no one fear death, for the Death of our Savior has set us free. He has destroyed it by enduring it. He destroyed Hell when He descended …

Why Descend Into Hell? And Other Topics

March 29th, 2021

57:49

It’s weird, don’t you feel like you need to do something while Jesus carries the cross and we just sit here drinking tea and eating crumpets? Help …

Covid Shame and Jesus

March 23rd, 2021

1:02:22

I always root for the underdog in March Madness. That’s why you can count on Ringside to not only root for the underdog, we’ll go down with the ship …

Review of The Chosen and Other Topics with Guest Timothy Winterstein

March 15th, 2021

1:05:11

While you are busy working at being passive in your righteousness, let God sanctify you through some holy words spoken by unholy men.

Topics:

  1. The …

What’s Heaven Like?

March 8th, 2021

52:12

Make your bed. Hit the gym. Call mom. Play Ringside.

Topics:

  1. Funeral woes
  2. Do you get everything you want in heaven?
  3. Dr. Seuss offended Amazon
  4. Beauty …

Will People Come Back?

March 2nd, 2021

57:39

We aren’t cancelled yet. Maybe this will be the show! Come and witness history… 

Topics:

  1. What is “church” in the time of COVID?
  2. Does the 8th …

Will People Come Back?

March 2nd, 2021

57:39

We aren’t cancelled yet. Maybe this will be the show! Come and witness history… 

Topics:

  1. What is “church” in the time of COVID?
  2. Does the 8th …

Limbaugh, Handshakes, and Jesus

February 22nd, 2021

1:05:37

Get behind me bourgie theology! Pick up your cross and turn on your radio to Ringside Preachers. Talking about Rush Limbaugh’s legacy, shaking hands …

Limbaugh, Handshakes, and Jesus

February 22nd, 2021

1:05:37

Get behind me bourgie theology! Pick up your cross and turn your radio to Ringside Preachers. Talking about Rush Limbaugh’s legacy, shaking hands …

It's OK to be Sad

February 18th, 2021

52:40

Repent and believe the good news. Everything will be OK!

 

Topics:

  1. You and your Ash: what is going on this Wednesday?
  2. Favorite Lenten Songs
  3. The bad …

It's OK to be Sad

February 18th, 2021

52:40

Repent and believe the good news. Everything will be OK!

 

Topics:

  1. You and your Ash: what is going on this Wednesday?
  2. Favorite Lenten Songs
  3. The bad …

The End Begins in Christ: In the Ring with Dr. James Voelz

February 11th, 2021

1:04:51

I stand amid the roar

Of a surf-tormented shore,

And I hold within my hand

Grains of the golden sand —

How few! yet how they creep

Through my fingers …

The End Begins in Christ: In the Ring with Dr. James Voelz

February 11th, 2021

1:04:51

I stand amid the roar

Of a surf-tormented shore,

And I hold within my hand

Grains of the golden sand —

How few! yet how they creep

Through my fingers …

QAnon

February 9th, 2021

59:38

Is it cooler to think there is a grand secret conspiracy based on human trafficking or that human trafficking happens far more often and far more …

QAnon

February 9th, 2021

59:38

Is it cooler to think there is a grand secret conspiracy based on human trafficking or that human trafficking happens far more often and far more …

Preaching in the Presence of God’s Kingdom: In the Ring with Dr. Jeff Pulse

February 5th, 2021

1:05:31

Like needing to find a bathroom, the urgency of preaching the presence of God’s kingdom should be felt in the very inner being of every pastor. Not …

Preaching in the Presence of God’s Kingdom: In the Ring with Dr. Jeff Pulse

February 5th, 2021

1:05:31

Like needing to find a bathroom, the urgency of preaching the presence of God’s kingdom should be felt in the very inner being of every pastor. Not …

Meeting the End and the Beginning in Bread and Wine: In the Ring with Dr. Art Just

February 2nd, 2021

1:08:13

Experience the reality of God while the world is ending. Ringside Preachers, Craft of Preaching, and Dr. Arthur Just from Concordia Theological …

Meeting the End and the Beginning in Bread and Wine: In the Ring with Dr. Art Just

February 2nd, 2021

1:08:13

Experience the reality of God while the world is ending. Ringside Preachers, Craft of Preaching, and Dr. Arthur Just from Concordia Theological …

Mankind - Not God - Needs Demythologizing: In the Ring with John Pless

January 28th, 2021

1:18:57

What does it look like to preach while the world is ending? Ringside Preachers, Craft of Preaching, and John Pless from Concordia Theological …

Mankind - Not God - Needs Demythologizing: In the Ring with John Pless

January 28th, 2021

1:18:57

What does it look like to preach while the world is ending? Ringside Preachers, Craft of Preaching, and John Pless from Concordia Theological …

Honoring Emperors

January 25th, 2021

54:40

From the city begun by Mad Anthony in 1794, some mad preachers carry on the revolutionary spirit with some spirited talk about submitting to …

Honoring Emperors

January 25th, 2021

54:40

From the city begun by Mad Anthony in 1794, some mad preachers carry on the revolutionary spirit with some spirited talk about submitting to …

Ringside Live

January 19th, 2021

40:33

The Preacher men go LIVE from the Bar in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Ringside Live

January 19th, 2021

40:33

The Preacher men go LIVE from the Bar in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Interpreting the Times

January 11th, 2021

1:01:38

In between boarding up your windows and hauling 5 lb. drums of peanut butter down to your basement, grab a hot rum toddy, pull your muck boots up, …

Interpreting the Times

January 11th, 2021

1:01:38

In between boarding up your windows and hauling 5 lb. drums of peanut butter down to your basement, grab a hot rum toddy, put your muck boots up, and …

Merry Christmas! The World is Ending.

December 28th, 2020

59:16

While you are comparing your presents and life to others, pour a Sidecar, turn off the Taylor Swift, and man up.

Topics:

  1. Christmas movie reviews by …

Merry Christmas! The World is Ending.

December 28th, 2020

59:16

While you are comparing your presents and life to others, pour a Sidecar, turn off the Taylor Swift, and man up.
 Topics: - Christmas movie reviews …

God Shat His Pants

December 22nd, 2020

1:01:29

God will forever be man. While you think about that, take a listen to our recent episode on the elevation of human beings on Christmas, Mary’s unique …

God Shat His Pants

December 22nd, 2020

1:01:28

God will forever be man. While you think about that, take a listen to our recent episode on the elevation of human beings on Christmas, Mary’s unique …

Did John or Mark Believe in the Virgin Birth?

December 14th, 2020

1:03:13

Christmas is a time when we get to hear non-believers sing about Jesus. You could complain or admire God’s strategic ministry plan. While you’re …

Did John or Mark Believe in the Virgin Birth?

December 14th, 2020

1:03:12

Christmas is a time when we get to hear non-believers sing about Jesus. You could complain or admire God’s strategic ministry plan. While you’re …

Keeping Christmas Well

December 8th, 2020

59:49

Put your pagan feet on the ole Yule log and let the Ringside Preachers tell you a better tale about how the world began and what heroes once did to …

Keeping Christmas Well

December 8th, 2020

59:49

Put your pagan feet on the ole Yule log and let the Ringside Preachers tell you a better tale about how the world began, and what heroes once did to …

Theology is Best Done Together

November 23rd, 2020

1:07:18

Eating a whole turkey by yourself? May we join? Hit play, grab a leg, dip in cranberry, and enjoy what some people call the greatest meeting of minds …

Theology is Best Done Together

November 23rd, 2020

1:07:18

Eating a whole turkey by yourself? May we join? Hit play, grab a leg, dip in cranberry, and enjoy what some people call the greatest meeting of minds …

The End of the World with Dr. Steven Paulson

November 18th, 2020

1:07:51

We asked Dr. Steven Paulson when the end of the world would be… He said it already happened and we missed it! But that’s Ok, Jesus invites you into …

The End of the World with Dr. Steven Paulson

November 17th, 2020

1:07:50

We asked Dr. Steven Paulson when the end of the world would be… He said it already happened and we missed it! But that’s Ok, Jesus invites you into …

Medal of Honor: Ringside Bout featuring Sgt.1st Class LaMarr Payne

November 13th, 2020

1:47:18

Rev. Ross Engel, discusses the reception of the first Medal of Honor awarded to an African American from the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. This one-on-one conversation features Sgt. 1st Class LaMarr Payne, a veteran of …

Medal of Honor: Ringside Bout featuring Sgt.1st Class LaMarr Payne

November 13th, 2020

1:47:18

Rev. Ross Engel, discusses the reception of the first Medal of Honor awarded to an African American from the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. This one-on-one conversation features Sgt. 1st Class LaMarr Payne, a veteran of …

Be Careful Condemning God's Enemy

November 9th, 2020

1:08:39

Take a break from the war and enjoy a holy meal of ordinary things!

Topics:

  1. The opposite political party is an enemy of God? So Franklin Graham says…

Be Careful Condemning God's Enemy

November 9th, 2020

1:08:39

Take a break from the war and enjoy a holy meal of ordinary things! Topics: - The opposite political party is an enemy of God? So Franklin Graham …

Political Homelessness

November 2nd, 2020

58:28

While you wait for Ferdinand to get shot, here's something to think about...

Topics:

  1. Do Lutherans focus too much on “Justification”?
  2. Should we seek …

Is the Reformation Relevant? with Dr. Adam Francisco

October 31st, 2020

38:37

Just like we end up walking in circles when lost with no navigation instruments, so does humankind outside of Christ. Nothing has changed since the …

Is the Reformation Relevant? with Dr. Adam Francisco

October 31st, 2020

38:37

Just like we end up walking in circles when lost with no navigation instruments, so does humankind outside of Christ. Nothing has changed since the Reformation. People still suck and God still loves. Topics: - Do we …

Can a Christian Vote for _____?

October 29th, 2020

1:10:20

Elections and presidents and politics and voting. Repent and believe the good news! Everything will be ok.

Topics:

  1. A Christian cannot vote for… …

Can a Christian Vote for _____?

October 29th, 2020

1:10:20

Elections and presidents and politics and voting. Repent and believe the good news! Everything will be ok. Topics: - A Christian cannot vote for… …

In the Ring: Preaching Reality into Times of Crisis with Dr. Bruce Schuchard

October 22nd, 2020

1:12:20

A crisis isn’t all bad. Crisis encourages us to recognize who we are and what is real. Ringside meets the Craft of Preaching with Dr. Bruce Schuchard …

In the Ring: Preaching Reality into Times of Crisis with Dr. Bruce Schuchard

October 22nd, 2020

1:12:20

A crisis isn’t all bad. Crisis encourages us to recognize who we are and what is real. Ringside meets the Craft of Preaching with Dr. Bruce Schuchard …

What Would Luther Say About Today?

October 19th, 2020

1:03:31

Be a hero and listen up to the preachers! Real men die for a purpose and bring back a little doctrine in their sermons. Martin Luther would be proud.

What Would Luther Say About Today?

October 19th, 2020

1:03:30

Be a hero and listen up to the preachers! Real men die for a purpose and bring back a little doctrine in their sermons. Martin Luther would be proud. …

In the Ring: Preaching in Chaos with Dr. Peter Nafzger

October 15th, 2020

1:03:52

What is essential and non-essential in an age of crisis? Ringside meets the Craft of Preaching with Dr. Peter Nafzger in a discussion about preaching to specific people in a specific location. Half of the Seminary may …

In the Ring: Preaching in Chaos with Dr. Peter Nafzger

October 15th, 2020

1:03:52

What is essential and non-essential in an age of crisis? Ringside meets the Craft of Preaching with Dr. Peter Nafzger in a discussion about preaching to specific people in a specific location. Half of the Seminary may …

Why Trust the Bible?

October 13th, 2020

1:09:45

Get the latest news and most accurate scholarly assessments from a few preacher men. Or just sit back and enjoy your beer. 

Topics:

  1. Can we trust the …

Why Trust the Bible?

October 13th, 2020

1:09:45

Get the latest news and most accurate scholarly assessments from a few preacher men. Or just sit back and enjoy your beer. Topics: - Can we trust the …

In the Ring: Preaching in an Upside-down World with Dr. David Schmitt

October 8th, 2020

1:05:30

We were going to talk about preaching during the pandemic, but then things got even crazier. Ringside meets the Craft of Preaching with Dr. David Schmitt discussing how the preaching task is always the same, but the …

In the Ring: Preaching in an Upside-down World with Dr. David Schmitt

October 8th, 2020

1:05:30

We were going to talk about preaching during the pandemic, but then things got even crazier. Ringside meets the Craft of Preaching with Dr. David Schmitt discussing how the preaching task is always the same, but the …

Presidents and Pastors, Public Speaking is Hard

October 5th, 2020

1:04:55

How many presidents does it take to make us question our confidence in this country? No problem, Jesus will be back soon! Just listen to the …

Presidents and Pastors, Public Speaking is Hard

October 5th, 2020

1:04:55

How many presidents does it take to make us question our confidence in this country? No problem, Jesus will be back soon! Just listen to the preachers tell it like it is, and everything will be ok. Topics: Is it a sin …

In the Ring: Debate in an Age of Deconstruction with Dr. Ben Haupt

October 1st, 2020

1:02:33

Forget prayer, America needs the use of logic and civilized discourse! So do preachers. What if preachers actually honestly engage the culture …

In the Ring: Debate in an Age of Deconstruction with Dr. Ben Haupt

September 30th, 2020

1:02:33

Forget prayer, America needs the use of logic and civilized discourse! So do preachers. What if preachers actually honestly engage the culture …

Wokeism and Sharia Law

September 15th, 2020

1:04:25

When man gives freedom it sometimes ends up being more confining. When man fights for equality it ends up being more oppressive. Repent and believe …

200th Episode! Critical Race Theory Explored!

September 8th, 2020

55:20

Topics:

  1. Who said it? Political Campaign Slogans
  2. Critical Race Theory, What is the value in this discussion?
  3. Leadership and pastoral office: leading …

200th!! Critical Race Theory Explored

September 8th, 2020

55:20

Who is right in these crazy times? The only oppressed One who is not the oppressor: Jesus. Topics: - Who said it? Political Campaign Slogans - …

The End of Existentialism with Donovan Riley

September 1st, 2020

1:16:23

This is what happens when there is no reality outside of myself.  Nietzche probably didn't think his ubermensch would be so flimsy and generally …

What to Wear to a Funeral

September 1st, 2020

1:06:31

Walking on water is what we need. Jesus does it. We got baptism. Float through it all as the Modest Mouse song says! Topics: - What happened to …

The End of Existentialism with Guest Donovan Riley

August 27th, 2020

1:16:23

Jesus is a real person talking to you and feeding you, which is beyond intellectual Christianity! Topics: - Educated just to be a cog in the machine. What COVID-19 may teach us about education... - Church bodies are …

Church & State with Rev. Graham Glover

August 17th, 2020

1:08:30

How big can you build your cross? Or maybe that's not what Jesus wants from his followers. I guess you should listen to find out... Topics: - Role of …

Should You Baptize an Alien?

August 4th, 2020

1:02:59

The preachers tackle issues others are afraid to even speak out loud! This time - Aliens! Do they exist and if so, would you baptize one?

Topics:

1. …

Should You Baptize an Alien?

August 4th, 2020

1:02:59

God Bless the pandemic! Unfortunately, no one is going to learn from it. The preachers tackle issues others are afraid to even speak out loud! This …

Is Singing Important for Church?

July 28th, 2020

1:01:31

The power of music: a natural expression of the children of God! Repent and believe the Good News. Topics: - How important is singing to worship? Is it essential? - Binding and Loosing of Sins: what is the job of a …

A Postmodern Pandemic Still Needs the Gospel - with Scott Keith of 1517

July 21st, 2020

1:13:09

Kids - you'll never know the freedom of "come home with the streetlights on". But don't worry, be nostalgic for the Gospel of Jesus! Topics: - Postmodern Pandemic vs. Woodstock - Nostalgia: is it dangerous? - Is it …

What Color Is Jesus?

July 10th, 2020

1:04:01

Throughout the centuries and throughout earthquakes, famines, kingdoms falling and rising, God's Word has moved forward. Picking up pieces, people, lives, sins, and hopelessness only to turn them into diamonds through …

What Color Is Jesus?

July 9th, 2020

1:04:01

Throughout the centuries and throughout earthquakes, famines, kingdoms falling and rising, God's Word has moved forward. Picking up pieces, people, lives, sins, and hopelessness only to turn them into diamonds through …

Racism and the Church

June 23rd, 2020

59:57

Sorry, racism, ethnic clashes, cultural differences, are nothing new to the world or the church. Listen to these fools talk about Galatians, racism, …

Thoughts From a Former Police Officer

June 16th, 2020

1:23:15

Nuance, listening, patience, dialogue. These things seem missing as we analyze our problems in America! We get to speak with a former police officer …

Thoughts From a Former Police Officer

June 15th, 2020

1:23:15

Nuance, listening, patience, dialogue. These things seem missing as we analyze our problems in America! We get to speak with a former police officer …

Racism, Slavery, Sin in the House, Hope

June 11th, 2020

1:11:40

Things are falling apart. Nothing new, just a different way. Jesus falls smack dab in the middle of all this shit! Topics: - Slavery is a sin in the house and doesn't just go away - David's sin and today - The only …

Creating a Church Culture That Protects the Vulnerable with Raleigh Sadler

June 5th, 2020

1:08:48

Who is vulnerable? How do we help? Raleigh Sadler walks us through how we can look at our community and love our neighbor in need.

 

Topics:

1. Who …

Creating a Church Culture That Protects the Vulnerable with Raleigh Sadler

June 4th, 2020

1:08:48

Who is vulnerable? How do we help? Raleigh Sadler walks us through how we can look at our community and love our neighbor in need. Topics: - Who is …

Ascension Misconception

May 25th, 2020

1:01:45

It's ok to remember those who gave their life for their country and not remind them that Jesus did something greater just so they don't get a big head. You can tell them the Good News however! Sins forgiven - for free! …

Saints and Cinema

May 18th, 2020

1:16:17

After slipping an orange rind into your Negroni, slip off your Weejuns, put your earphones on and enjoy a funny and frank discussion about Jesus, Michael Mann, and ex-communication! Thank you, Tim Winterstein, of …

Saints & Cinema

May 18th, 2020

1:16:17

After slipping an orange rind into your Negroni, slip off your Weejuns, put your earphones on and enjoy a funny and frank discussion about Jesus, Michael Mann, and ex-communication!

Thank you, Tim Winterstein, of

Imagine There was No Heaven or Hell... and more topics

May 12th, 2020

1:03:04

Turns out the Christian Church's goal was also the pursuit of happiness! Ooops! Thanks Pandemic! Imagine, John Lennon writes a utopian song and buys a mansion in Miami. How did that happen? How do Christians and the …

Imagine There was no Heaven or Hell... and more topics

May 12th, 2020

1:03:04

Turns our the Christian Church's goal was also the pursuit of happiness! Ooops! Thanks Pandemic! Topics: - Imagine! John Lennon writes a utopian song and buys a mansion in Miami. How did that happen? Was he lying in the …

Smoking Pot a Sin? and other topics

May 4th, 2020

1:05:00

Is man essentially good? Most people think so despite the evidence. Since pot is now essentially legal - is it good? ok? What do you tell Johnny? Topics: - Favorite quarantine cocktail - Is Man essentially Good? Most …

Is Safety Our God? and other topics

April 29th, 2020

59:46

A discussion about avoiding danger at all costs, church, communion during the pandemic and other topics. Topics: - Is safety our god? - Communion during the pandemic - Jesus' third appearance to his disciples (John 21) …

Do You Have to Believe Jesus Really Rose From the Dead?

April 24th, 2020

1:03:40

Don't let people convince you that staying home is heroic. Unless of course you are listening to Ringside while staying home! Than you, my friend, …

Do You Have to Believe Jesus Really Rose From the Dead?

April 24th, 2020

1:03:40

Don't let people convince you that staying home is heroic. Unless of course you are listening to Ringside while staying home! Than you, my friend, …

He is Risen so Live in Fear?

April 14th, 2020

1:06:11

Christ is Risen! So stop being a wuss. Get up and Go out! It will be ok. But first take a listen to the boys in black - Ringside Preachers

Topics:

He is Risen so Live in Fear?

April 14th, 2020

1:06:11

Christ is Risen! Get up and Go out! It will be ok. But first take a listen to the boys in black - Ringside Preachers Topics: - Play the game! Is it a real Easter Tradition? - Go or stay home? Easter Pandemic 2020 - Is …

Internet Communion? Jesus in the Garden

April 8th, 2020

1:18:12

Internet Communion? Jesus in the Garden by 1517 Podcasts

Do Not Resuscitate

April 2nd, 2020

1:04:36

Do Not Resuscitate by 1517 Podcasts

constitution church closing coronavirus

March 30th, 2020

1:04:18

constitution church closing coronavirus by 1517 Podcasts

St. Paddy's Day Special - Should You Close Church

March 20th, 2020

39:43

St. Paddy's Day Special - Should You Close Church by 1517 Podcasts

Life in Christ during a Pandemic

March 16th, 2020

47:10

Life in Christ during a Pandemic by 1517 Podcasts

A Good Funeral, and other topics!

March 9th, 2020

39:24

While you spin in circles on this rock around an unstable fire why not give Ringside a listen! 1517.org TheJaggedWord.com Check us on ringsidepreachers.com, facebook, instagram, itunes, spotify! topics: 5:00 - taking …

Communing Mentally Disabled, Being Disciplined and Living in Grace

March 2nd, 2020

49:30

Holed up while the Coronavirus casts a shadow in your town? Tune in to the Ringsidepreachers and discover that God still sits on His throne and His …

Feeling Righteous?

March 2nd, 2020

53:41

Kick off Lent with our merry band of misfit pastors! What topic comes to mind when thinking about Ash Wednesday? Polygamy obviously! Have a listen

Communing Mentally Disabled, New Orleans, Discipline and Grace

March 2nd, 2020

49:30

Communing Mentally Disabled, New Orleans, Discipline and Grace by 1517 Podcasts

ep163 Do you Feel Righteous? Ashes, repentance and polygamy!

February 24th, 2020

53:41

ep163 Do you Feel Righteous? Ashes, repentance and polygamy! by 1517 Podcasts

Lust in Marriage? Does God need to hear apologies? Self Communing?

February 17th, 2020

55:33

In celebration of valentines day our Romeos talk about loving their wives and God's love for us through confession hmm! Listen if you dare!

Music: Dead bees, Sam Martin - down load him on Spotify

ep162 Lust for your wife ok? AC Confession. Pastor's communing themselves

February 17th, 2020

55:33

ep162 Lust for your wife ok? AC Confession. Pastor's communing themselves by 1517 Podcasts

Who is in Charge of the Church?

February 10th, 2020

51:45

While some church bodies are settled on how a Church should be organized and ran, others are not.  That's a big deal! Who is in charge? The preachers …

Scared? Kobe's Death, Coronavirus, Jesus transfiguration

February 10th, 2020

58:20

Scared? Kobe's Death, Coronavirus, Jesus transfiguration by 1517 Podcasts

How Would Jesus Organize the Churdh?

February 3rd, 2020

51:45

How Would Jesus Organize the Churdh? by 1517 Podcasts

Hobbies, Do Lutheran's do Mass, Church Names

January 27th, 2020

56:21

The preachers go through a buffet of topics like Bono goes through Sunglasses

Brought to you by 1517 Podcast Network. 1517.org

and TheJaggedWord.com

topics:

11:30 Hobbies. Are they important? Is it a 1st world problem?

How and How Not to Pray

January 27th, 2020

42:11

How and How Not to Pray by 1517 Podcasts

Hobbies are for the rich? Augsburg Confession on Keeping the Mass? What's in a Church name?

January 20th, 2020

56:21

Hobbies are for the rich? Augsburg Confession on Keeping the Mass? What's in a Church name? by 1517 Podcasts

Just War?

January 12th, 2020

48:41

World War III might be raging outside and you might be serving your country by making memes , but Ringside continues with Rich content and richer laughs!  

Brought to you by 1517.org

also - TheJaggedWord.com

 

topics:

Just War?

January 11th, 2020

48:41

Just War? by 1517 Podcasts

Christmas controversies, traditions and myths

December 23rd, 2019

1:03:02

Look what Santa left under the tree! A fresh new episode of Ringside for your listening pleasure as you travel hundreds of miles only to listen to angry Trumpsters or whiny woke aunts argue at the dinner table! Plugin …

Christmas Controversies, traditions and meaning!

December 23rd, 2019

1:03:02

Look what Santa left under the tree! A fresh new episode of Ringside for your listening pleasure as you travel hundreds of miles only to listen to angry Trumpsters or whiny woke aunts argue at the dinner table! Plug in …

Incarnation and Communion

December 16th, 2019

59:55

Welcome to Ringside! We run through a number of current topics for your enjoyment!

Please prayerfully consider donating to the wonderful work of …

Can't believe in the incarnation and not communion! Christian Worldview

December 16th, 2019

59:55

Can't believe in the incarnation and not communion! Christian Worldview by 1517 Podcasts

ep154 Chrismtas-gift exchange shame, hallmark saviors,

December 13th, 2019

48:36

ep154 Chrismtas-gift exchange shame, hallmark saviors, by 1517 Podcasts

ep152 Advent Special! What were people expecting of the Messiah?

December 2nd, 2019

43:27

ep152 Advent Special! What were people expecting of the Messiah? by 1517 Podcasts

ep151 Thanksgiving Special: Jesus isn't Mad when You don't Give Thanks

November 25th, 2019

53:06

Alas the most important festival of the Church year is upon us. Well it's a good one right? Gather with family, enjoy a feast, and give thanks to God! Also, get ready for some thanksgiving sermons that make you feel …

ep150 The End?

November 18th, 2019

51:54

Ask people what book of the bible they want to study? 8 out of 10 will say revelation or revelations. Why not? There are giant dragons, locust monsters and 4 headed creatures - oh and a whore. Well Jesus is coming …

ep149 talking to your kids about the end! pets don't go to heaven? are you catholic?

November 11th, 2019

57:09

ep149 talking to your kids about the end! pets don't go to heaven? are you catholic? by 1517 Podcasts

ep147 Kanye Conversion? Praying to Saints, Purgatory, Paul vs. Jesus,

November 1st, 2019

47:17

ep147 Kanye Conversion? Praying to Saints, Purgatory, Paul vs. Jesus, by 1517 Podcasts

ep146 Bo Derek or Bo Giertz with Bror Erickson, Talking to Atheists about God

October 21st, 2019

50:37

ep146 Bo Derek or Bo Giertz with Bror Erickson, Talking to Atheists about God by 1517 Podcasts

ep145 Are there holy places? Norman Nagel r.i.p.,Summary of Augsburg Conf. 2 religion marriage,

October 13th, 2019

58:42

While you wait for what is ruined to rise, listen to wisdom from some asses' mouths! Ringside with the preachermen. topics: 1. Norman Nagel. Rest in …

ep143 Friendship among men - an interview with David Smith, author of Who's Got Your back

October 6th, 2019

1:07:29

All the lonely people, where do they all come from? David W. Smith, author of Who's Got Your Back, joins us for an engaging discussion about friendship among men! 1517.org thejaggedword.com topics: 1. What is going …

ep142 Trump sponsors maybe, feeling the spirit? reading bible on phone bad? praying to saints

September 30th, 2019

41:48

In order for many of our cosmic predictions to work, there must exist some sort of dark matter, matter not seen. If it was possible to travel it is …

ep141 mass wedding of cohabitators, repenting to plants, good works?

September 23rd, 2019

43:30

"Un sot trouve toujours un plus sot qui l’admire" and so do we! Enjoy a buffet of fine conversation peppered with humor and wit. Or at least let us help you pass the time by as you put in a couple miles on the road …

ep140 Does Luck exist? Christians committing suicide? AC XIX Original Sin

September 16th, 2019

48:16

The Swedes have their smorgasbord, offering a large array of fine foods to their diner's delight. We have Ringside, an intellectual buffet of rich …

ep139 Ulrich Zwingli stud, core character for kids, check your theology like Benny? No free will!

September 9th, 2019

1:00:56

ep139 Ulrich Zwingli stud, core character for kids, check your theology like Benny? No free will! by 1517 Podcasts

ep138 thrill seeking, infant baptism in bible, Jesus second coming, ELCA unitarian or sophists?

September 3rd, 2019

56:17

ep138 thrill seeking, infant baptism in bible, Jesus second coming, ELCA unitarian or sophists? by 1517 Podcasts

ep137 People born evil? Power of Corporate Singing, Justification and regeneration, AC

August 22nd, 2019

55:56

ep137 People born evil? Power of Corporate Singing, Justification and regeneration, AC by 1517 Podcasts

ep135 gay penguins? Skillet response to apostate pop dudes, Jesus' anger?

August 15th, 2019

52:07

The fifth gripping week An absolute must One of the years Best ain't sayin' much Throwin' us trunks As we're starting to drown We're all shook down …

ep 134 josh harris, who can preach? Sunday School ugh, Colossians 4 and more

August 2nd, 2019

54:58

Come gather round people where ever you roam and admit that the waters around you have grown! - Robert Zimmerman. The waters are rising so hop in the boat and let us paddle you to shore. Jesus looks like he is sleeping …

ep133 Recognizing Evil leads to Jesus? Bachlerotte rejects Christian? Use of Sacraments

July 25th, 2019

47:55

"Men at some time are masters of their fates: The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars, but in ourselves, that we are underlings" Shakespeare - …

ep132 poverty & christianity, leadership &Jesus? Hugging? AC repentance, Cremation

July 14th, 2019

1:06:10

We are back! Summer has interfered joyfully with our weekly scheduled but have no fear cheapseats! Take a listen Thank you to Rev. James Hopkins of …

ep131 confession&absolution necessary? screens v. hymnals, St. Paul and loving the church

June 23rd, 2019

44:24

ep131 confession&absolution necessary? screens v. hymnals, St. Paul and loving the church by 1517 Podcasts

ep130 double predestination VBS, Lord's Supper from the AC, Distractions, The Law as babysitter

June 17th, 2019

39:32

ep130 double predestination VBS, Lord's Supper from the AC, Distractions, The Law as babysitter by 1517 Podcasts

ep129 Craft of preaching with Dr. Peter Nafzger Lord's prayer change, law gospel,what's preaching

June 9th, 2019

1:01:20

What am I listening to? Is that a question you are having right now as you sit back in your corduroy La Z boy sipping on some Old Style? Or is it a question you had Sunday Morning in Church? Enjoy this special Mash up …

ep128 burnout disease, canada church decline, hospitality, ACbaptism, pentecost

June 3rd, 2019

1:00:25

It's tornado season and that means its time to crack open an Old Style and enjoy your favorite pontificators on a podcast: Ringside! Thanks for listening 1517 podcast network - 1517.org thejaggedword.com …

ep127 Pastor as DJ, Is faith a good work? When to stand, What the Church is,

May 28th, 2019

1:02:21

ep127 Pastor as DJ, Is faith a good work? When to stand, What the Church is, by 1517 Podcasts

ep125 when can i judge other christians? Are prolife people hypocrites? What is the true church?

May 20th, 2019

1:00:02

ep125 when can i judge other christians? Are prolife people hypocrites? What is the true church? by 1517 Podcasts

ep124 statements of faith? military republican? steroids ok? the new obedience in Christ,

May 13th, 2019

56:29

ep124 statements of faith? military republican? steroids ok? the new obedience in Christ, by 1517 Podcasts

ep123 sacerdotalists, do churh buildings matter, bookofconcord art. 5 ministry and more!

May 5th, 2019

1:06:24

Ever wished you could have been a fly on the wall as Chesterton and Wilde ate Frosted Flakes in a London Park complaining about Schoenberg's new …

ep122 local church vs. beuracrat, christianity and GOT, Otten dead, Bill Nye&Ken Ham, Article 4

May 1st, 2019

1:01:46

1517.org Thejaggedword.org Like us on Facebook, instagram follow on itunes topics: 1. Local church vs. hierarchy - where is the center of power in a …

ep121 The Resurrection Episode Luke 24 plus a little banter about knowing your dead

April 23rd, 2019

59:39

ep121 The Resurrection Episode Luke 24 plus a little banter about knowing your dead by 1517 Podcasts

ep120 Luke 23. Pilate is cool. Barabbas v. Jesus. Who killed Jesus. Questions for God

April 14th, 2019

1:01:28

ep120 Luke 23. Pilate is cool. Barabbas v. Jesus. Who killed Jesus. Questions for God by 1517 Podcasts

ep119 eat drink & work,, are you getting the most out of communion, praise is the highway to God?!

April 8th, 2019

50:05

Ever wanted to be a fly on the wall as John Coltrane argues with Charlie Parker about the Bible and Sartre? Wonder no longer! Stop your fasting - …

ep118 school cheat, denominations matter? Who is Jesus, Prayer chains

April 1st, 2019

57:54

ep118 school cheat, denominations matter? Who is Jesus, Prayer chains by 1517 Podcasts

ep117 premarital counseling scam? When to leave your church. original sin

March 24th, 2019

57:00

Bracket busted already! Does March madness sound like your life - one and done!? Relax. Put your feet up. Plug in your Sennheisers, close your eyes and listen! thejaggedword.com 1517.org ringsidepreachers.com topics: 1. …

ep116 journalism and slander, repentance is, vaccines and parenting, lenten habits

March 11th, 2019

55:34

ep116 journalism and slander, repentance is, vaccines and parenting, lenten habits by 1517 Podcasts

ep115 pastors poor prayers, church friends?, Why college?, ash wednesday

March 4th, 2019

1:12:53

Yeah, just what you need, another podcast. You have been listening to someone read wikepedia. You have been learning latin. You have heard yet another story about a lesbian mom and daughter love story set in the bible …

ep114 bible historical? lent is boring, Transfiguration means.., how to call a pastor

February 25th, 2019

1:03:01

ep114 bible historical? lent is boring, Transfiguration means.., how to call a pastor by 1517 Podcasts

ep113 romancing your lady, Why different church bodies? Teaching leadership in church

February 18th, 2019

48:56

ep113 romancing your lady, Why different church bodies? Teaching leadership in church by 1517 Podcasts

ep112 cultural appropriation & Jesus, the pope and an Imam walk into a bar

February 12th, 2019

1:03:58

ep112 cultural appropriation & Jesus, the pope and an Imam walk into a bar by 1517 Podcasts

ep111 marriage annulment?, high church=false doctrine, reverence in church? Isiah 6 scared of God

February 4th, 2019

1:04:51

Ever wonder what it would sound like if Charlie Parker and Ludwig Wittgenstein went on a ski trip with the Bronte sisters? So do we! Got some great …

ep110 heaven, abortion, danger of political party grouping, jesus and demons

January 28th, 2019

1:08:51

This is no fire drill! It's the real thing. Listen to the following podcast for further instructions! A proud member of the 1517 podcast network. …

ep109 exclusive interview with "the Machine" rep!, bible authority? teachings boys to defend

January 21st, 2019

54:11

Move over Barbara Walters! We got the interview the world has been waiting for. All the behind the scene secrets revealed!

ep108 - the machine-cosplaying lutherans, trust bible? women readers? wedding at cana

January 14th, 2019

1:06:35

"We are like the dreamer who dreams then lives inside the dream" "But who is the dreamer?" Having an existential crisis? Enjoying a primordial scream? Chill out, turn us on, enjoy an hour of moving linear time!

ep107 My Son's friendship with Muslims, epiphany signs, Pope's hypocrite Christian or atheist

January 4th, 2019

1:05:58

ep107 My Son's friendship with Muslims, epiphany signs, Pope's hypocrite Christian or atheist by 1517 Podcasts

ep106 christmas shocks, rise for incarnation, real or fake christmas custom

December 23rd, 2018

57:58

Hang some mistletoe, kiss your lover, raise a glass of eggnog for Advent is over. Listen to the latest from the motley group! 1517 podcast network - 1517.com thejaggedword.com ringsidepreachers.com check us out on …

ep105 Mary sinless, ever virgin? identify with the bad guy, public school teaches religion

December 17th, 2018

1:02:57

ep105 Mary sinless, ever virgin? identify with the bad guy, public school teaches religion by 1517 Podcasts

ep 104 George Bush funeral, John doubts, Jesus is humanity Athanasius, Importance of rituals

December 9th, 2018

1:06:19

ep 104 George Bush funeral, John doubts, Jesus is humanity Athanasius, Importance of rituals by 1517 Podcasts

ep103 xmas songs during Advent? I believe in church? sex=violence! Stocking stuffers ideas for boys

December 3rd, 2018

1:07:15

The fruit cake has been served. The hot toddy awaits your approval. the leather chair has been warmed to your tastes. Sit down! you deserve it. you filthy sinner. Happy Advent. Merry Christmas. The ringside boys have …

ep102 - why the snake? flag in sanctuary? mark 13 how to stay awake

November 20th, 2018

55:47

Forget watching the Lions lose on turkey day. Gather the family around the radio, pour a hot toddy and enjoy the latest from these sinner saints. proud member of the 1517 podcast network - 1517.com thejaggedword.com …

ep101 the virtue of faking bravery, liturgy as crutch, the end is coming

November 12th, 2018

50:29

Deep in the Serengeti, far from any touch of civilization, an idea was formed. What if 3 pastors talked about life around a mic and recorded it? And so it began. Have a listen friend. brought to you by 1517.com, …

ep100 Thief on cross and Jesus descent into Hell, Why give to Church, you are special, poor widows

November 5th, 2018

58:17

ep100 Thief on cross and Jesus descent into Hell, Why give to Church, you are special, poor widows by 1517 Podcasts

ep99 Lutheran vs christian, what about those who havn't heard? reformation misunderstandings

October 30th, 2018

1:01:48

What pleasure to serve you such a fine meal of rich discussion, hearty laughter and undeserved pleasure in the forgiveness of sins and the hope of …

ep98 Live at the Here We Still Stand Conference 2018, Believer vs. disciple?

October 26th, 2018

42:22

What a privilege to be invited to the 2nd annual Here We Still Stand conference in San Diego CA. We had a great studio audience and hopefully …

ep97 - defending God? happy loser v. mad winner, concerned seminarian, Christians & money?

October 15th, 2018

1:01:56

ep97 - defending God? happy loser v. mad winner, concerned seminarian, Christians & money? by 1517 Podcasts

ep96 Teaching your kids to fight, must we forgive? default to the law, why 3 readings sundays

October 8th, 2018

1:12:40

They say there are few things more enjoyable for a man than sitting in a worn leather chair smoking a cuban, casting a fly across an secluded Canadian river, or eating a block of cheese in your underwear on a warm …

ep95 - talking to a 7 yr old about death, being in the word? kavenaugh affect? divorce ok?

October 1st, 2018

1:13:22

ep95 - talking to a 7 yr old about death, being in the word? kavenaugh affect? divorce ok? by 1517 Podcasts

ep94 biggest obstacle to faith? pastor shortage. pluck your eye out? tobacco good! more

September 24th, 2018

1:11:50

ep94 biggest obstacle to faith? pastor shortage. pluck your eye out? tobacco good! more by 1517 Podcasts

ep93 GK Chesterton on music and dining, pastor library size? "babies are worthless" -Jesus

September 17th, 2018

1:07:09

ep93 GK Chesterton on music and dining, pastor library size? "babies are worthless" -Jesus by 1517 Podcasts

ep92 - pastor wives job description? can pastor's doubt? Does grace negate works?

September 10th, 2018

1:10:15

Ever wondered what it would be like to go to a Denny's at 1am with Gregory the Great, Frida Kahlo, and Walter Payton? Well wonder no more! Turn up …

ep91 - early communion? a pastor says goodbye to his church, mark 7 your problem is you

September 5th, 2018

1:02:57

For your listening pleasure. We will be experiencing some turbulence so the captain recommends you return to your seat, buckle up, pour a stiff drink …

ep90 paul's journey, church cover up, josh college & jesus

August 24th, 2018

59:57

We apologize for the sometimes poor quality! Let's blame the government! It's overall a good listen, so enjoy! We can and we will do better by the …

ep89 endorsing candidates? Reading out loud, Prayer life suck? faith in jesus saves John 6

August 9th, 2018

1:12:56

ep89 endorsing candidates? Reading out loud, Prayer life suck? faith in jesus saves John 6 by 1517 Podcasts

ep88 pastors and churches whining, Luther's 'for you' theology, Jesus the bread of life

August 2nd, 2018

54:02

ep88 pastors and churches whining, Luther's 'for you' theology, Jesus the bread of life by 1517 Podcasts

ep87 groom sees bride before wedding? talking to a boy scared of demons, in God we trust?

July 26th, 2018

1:08:16

come away, o human child! to the waters and the wild with a faery, hand in hand for the world's more full of weeping than you can understand - the …

ep86 preaching for a suicide, feeding 5000 lord's supper, public sin?

July 17th, 2018

1:00:28

ep86 preaching for a suicide, feeding 5000 lord's supper, public sin? by 1517 Podcasts

ep85 Ross chaplain stories, infant baptism=essence of christianity, originalist?

July 8th, 2018

1:10:36

"The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars, but in ourselves." Shakespeare (Julius Caesar) Please accept this unfortunate hodgepodge of dull …

ep84 - bureaucracy biblical or good? the Word makes communion, wipe your shoes,

July 1st, 2018

1:09:38

No matter what's going on in this country, it's gonna be alright! Christ reigns, forgiveness and life pour freely and liberally from His cup! So …

ep82 Christianity 101-first lesson? Cologne ? Teach your kid to hunt, Jesus & water

June 18th, 2018

58:21

Happy Father's Day! Give the old man what he wants, what he needs! Give him some Ringside. Make him an Old Fashioned. Grab his leather LLBean …

ep81b pics during baptism? Kingdom building? D-Day heroes

June 12th, 2018

1:14:50

ep81b pics during baptism? Kingdom building? D-Day heroes by 1517 Podcasts

ep81 D-Day & the church, Kingdom of God means..., Who wouln't a pastor marry?

June 11th, 2018

1:17:04

ep81 D-Day & the church, Kingdom of God means..., Who wouln't a pastor marry? by 1517 Podcasts

ep80 pastors & biblical languages, writing sermons, biblical leadership? Jesus & demons

June 4th, 2018

1:08:38

We are here to serve you! While you sweat during reps or sprints - let us motivate. While you scream at other drivers on the road as you drive to recklessly to work with a jesus fish on your bumper - let us inspire. …

ep79 jungian archetypes & Jesus, how to lose gracefully, regret bad?

May 27th, 2018

1:10:15

Rather proclaim it, Westmorland, through my host, That he which hath no stomach to this fight, Let him depart; his passport shall be made, And crowns …

ep78 prayer preaching, did jesus slouch, athanasius &trinity, nature sucks

May 20th, 2018

1:10:46

"God save the queen and her fascist regime" Johnny Rotten said it best. So if you're done watching reruns of the 'royal' wedding, press play and listen to this royal mess of a show! Special guest - Pastor David Graves …

ep77 - someone doesn't like me! Pentecost is.. What is Israel? who can preach?

May 13th, 2018

1:07:33

Someone's got to talk about that 800 lb gorilla! This show is neither safe nor sterile. Please carefully read the directions before opening then grab …

ep 76 why confirmation? men should difficult things, that they should be one? Kanye West & slavery

May 6th, 2018

1:18:33

"You see, my mule don’t like people laughing. He gets the crazy idea you’re laughin’ at him. Now if you apologize, like I know you’re going to, I …

ep75 infant baptism &immersion, did Jesus laugh, don't snitch, i am the vine, soldiers & forgiveness

May 2nd, 2018

1:14:51

At long last our missing episode has appeared! Your patience shall be rewarded! Grab a croissant, fine cup of Americano, put your copy of Edward Abbey's "Monkey Wrench Gang" down and enjoy the show! The concerned …

ep74 what about the sabbath? internet privacy! Jesus is Shepherd not you. good works?

April 16th, 2018

1:23:23

APRIL is the cruellest month, breeding Lilacs out of the dead land, mixing Memory and desire, stirring Dull roots with spring rain. Winter kept us …

ep73 ok to eat blood? Hell fo realz? dads and daughters, Emmaus peekaboo Jesus

April 8th, 2018

1:08:43

"Als Gregor Samsa eines Morgens aus unruhigen Träumen erwachte, fand er sich in seinem Bett zu einem ungeheueren Ungeziefer verwandelt." -Kafka, Verwandlung. Wake up from your existential nightmare! He is risen! Like …

ep72 bodily resurrection?wait what? romans 6 new life today! mark's weird ending

April 2nd, 2018

1:12:53

Unlike any other religion Jesus goes big or goes home. Promises death and resurrection then He does it! Maybe more ridiculous Christ gives out free …

ep71 holy week special! maundy thursday? what's good friday? are you worthy? original sin necessary

March 26th, 2018

1:06:14

Let us enter Jerusalem with the Savior's hand. Let us enter suffering with the savior's hand. Let us stand before our accuser with our Savior's hand. Let us step into the grave with the Savior's hand. Let us die and …

ep70 Stephen Hawking and Jesus, Jesus & religious liberty? let the little children go to kid church

March 19th, 2018

1:08:16

If your bracket has been busted and you have some free time on your hands this March, turn on Ringside with the preacher men! It's a win win. We will not let you down! So get that Filet Mignon off the grill, pour that …

ep69 mafia movies, Why pray? AC, Trinity, St. Patrick, oscar romero rocks

March 12th, 2018

1:10:37

A very special St. Patrick's Day edition of Ringside, starring your favorite converted pagans! Enjoy a hilarious yet deep conversation about how Mafia Movies, Oscar Romero, Martin Scorcese and prayer! It all fits …

ep68 arguing theology is good, repentance augsburg Conf., gov.and sports, living biblically

March 5th, 2018

1:08:45

Take that ridiculous polo with your church's logo off and put on your smoking jacket and LLBean leather slippers! Treatyoself to some Ringside! It's …

ep67 which billy said it game! olympics, shooting, men don't run in the rain, table flipping

February 25th, 2018

1:14:47

As of today the hosts of ringside are committed to competing in the 2022 Winter Olympics in Curling. Practice begins next week and we won't stop till …

ep66 why lent, deep work review, aristotilean ethics & jordan peterson, who is jesus

February 18th, 2018

55:19

Join the Revolution this Lent! Make Ringside part of your podcast rotation. You won't regret it. What other podcast has its own intern! Young Sam …

ep65 elon musk rocks, ashes ashes we all, gambling bad? the church & working class?

February 12th, 2018

1:15:46

Der Glaube lebt; die Taube schwebt, des Heilands holder Bote. Der für euch fliesst, des Weines geniesst und nehmt vom Lebensbrote! from the opera …

ep64 living in sin? knifesmithing & vocation josh keith, spartan sex scandal, transfiguration what?

February 5th, 2018

1:09:45

Looking for a podcast that gives you everything in one episode: Weather, Lifestyle, Celebrity news, Political commentary, Fashion tips, the latest in …

ep63 guest Donovan Riley, America isn't Israel, how to be a stud, demons real?biblical preaching

January 29th, 2018

1:16:14

Like a 12 year scotch this episode has been aging in oak barrels allowing the conversation to blend and infiltrate every...blah blah blah. By God's mighty hand we present to you a fantastic episode with special Donovan …

ep62 live at Don Halls! the law always accuses? what do you tell someone dying? Jonah & Jesus!

January 21st, 2018

1:11:23

Once again from the infamous Don Hall's Guesthouse in beautiful Ft. Wayne, IN, Ringside comes to you with its cup overflowing! If you like heated …

ep61 bad preaching? wearing a tie. Importance of silence. Nathaniel quotes trump?

January 15th, 2018

1:04:14

Still using the Julian calendar? You liked New Coke better than classic? You go to a conservative church but you only like to hang out with liberal …

ep60 pot a sin? pastors=coaches? The Didache. baptism how much water? epiphany

January 7th, 2018

1:05:13

You don't run on treadmills even when 9 below. You'll drive an extra mile and wait an extra hour before you'll eat at some franchise. You drink your …

ep59 christmas & communion, Mary conceived by her ear, die hard christmas &more

January 3rd, 2018

1:05:53

Mary did you know? Do you hear what I hear? It's a new year so why not a new ringside! This is the long lost Christmas episode your parents told you …

ep58 why only 2 christmas accounts? will I know my loved one in heaven? what to get a guy for xmas?

December 18th, 2017

1:06:25

Well the weather outside is frightful! Whether you are escaping fires in LaLa land or recovering from non stop snow, find a safe dry warm place, …

ep 57 Church responds to calamity, Santa is real. I have his thigh bone! John the Baptist,

December 11th, 2017

59:11

Said the little girl dropped off by her grandma's boyfriend to get some government breakfast before school, "Do you hear what I hear?" Ringside! …

ep 56 christmas pagan?guns in church? depressed Christmas? sex predators and snakes

December 5th, 2017

59:13

ep 56 christmas pagan?guns in church? depressed Christmas? sex predators and snakes by 1517 Podcasts

ep 55 what do you tell someone who lost a loved one who didn't believe? Advent necessary?

December 1st, 2017

1:00:01

So hardcore Christian we celebrate pre-advent. So faithful we tell poor old ladies, "get behind me satan! No we won't be playing any Christmas Carols …

ep54 on the marriage of priests, its the end times, parable of talents? mission statements

November 20th, 2017

1:05:48

"I ain't gonna work on Maggie's farm no more! well i wake up in the morning, fold my hands and pray for rain. i got a head full of ideas and they're …

ep 53 Christians & Gun Control, can christians mourn? Prayer v. action, good bourbon? victimhood?

November 13th, 2017

1:01:47

The system is broke. The Man is AWOL. The prisoners are running the prison. And you just found out you are adopted! There is one voice to make sense of this chaos. Ringside! While you are getting ready for the …

ep52 What's a saint? handling conflict. What's an indulgence really? blessing not happy

November 6th, 2017

56:56

“La mayoría de la muerte de la gente es una farsa, no queda en ellos nada que pueda morir” Charles Bukowski. We are born dead on arrival. We are …

ep 51 special Reformation ep. Is the reformation done? new church crisis? Do we have it right ?

October 26th, 2017

54:57

The Reformation will not be televised! This ain't no tupperware party. This ain't no Elk's club, shopping channel, or that nice vase from Grandma you placed in the corner just enough to be seen but not enough to be …

ep 50! pastors on social media, grace alone means? apologetics don't work?

October 16th, 2017

57:59

After narrowly not making the cut to be put on the next deep space probe, this 50th episode of Ringside is instead dedicated to real live people such as yourself! Give it a listen! ToPiCS: 1. PASTORS KEEP POLITICAL …

ep49 God hates guns? why evil? scripture alone means, when pastors should quit

October 8th, 2017

1:02:09

Ever wonder what it would sound like if James Baldwin went to Denny's with Richard Strauss after enjoying a Siouxsee & the Banshees concert in …

ep48 taking a knee, can christians halloween? hugh hefner sucks, good sermon? small catechism

October 1st, 2017

1:08:55

Celui que veut être jeune quand il est vieux, doit être vieux quand il est jeune. Stop watching the t.v., throw out your radio, burn your books and turn Ringside on! TOPICS: 1. What's the christian response to taking a …

ep47 pastor shortage, sex ed, America First Christian? Superstitious?, Too much justification?

September 24th, 2017

51:40

Climb on board, this train is bound for glory! It may be a rough ride, the company might be ragged, and your conductor might be a little rough around the edges, but we will get you where you need to go! All aboard! …

ep46 What do you tell a dying man? fighting straw men, some people don't care! woman pastors?

September 17th, 2017

1:09:54

Do you like long walks on the beach, puppies and the color tan? Then you are gonna love this plate of pickled meats! The fellas get to the point on a …

ep45 What do you tell people in a Hurricane? how to confirmation! early communion

September 11th, 2017

1:06:27

The #1 podcast recommended by by theologians, Chainsaw connoisseurs and Detroit Taxi drivers for those waiting out a hurricane! And its FREE! So take …

ep44 the fight! nashville statement, when to lie, stuff to teach boys, study techniques

September 3rd, 2017

1:12:53

This ain't like eating steak from some steakhouse chain, this is home grilled home raised beef that one first place at the county fair - Medium rare and the only seasoning is a little salt and pepper and the blood its …

ep43 white nationalism? anitfa? tearing down statues? jesus sexist racist? is racism taught? hmmm

August 20th, 2017

1:07:29

This ain't no party, this ain't no disco, This ain't no fooling around No time for dancing, or lovey dovey, I ain't got time for that now - Life …

ep42 Cindy Koch on her new book! favorite cocktail? vulgarity & Christian writing?

August 14th, 2017

1:10:39

Finding a great podcast amidst all the bland rice cake christian lite stuff is like finding a microbrew that produces something other than IPAs! Well your search is over! Take a long drink and share it with some …

ep41 hiroshima wrong? circumcision party? michelle carter suicide. criticize other christians ok?

August 6th, 2017

1:08:03

We are back and better than ever! Not to drop names, but what other podcast considers the words and works of Charles Baudelaire, Robert Oppenheimer, …

ep 40 jesus loves babies, roughing it, at least i'm not that guy gospel, being church outside church

July 23rd, 2017

1:08:41

100 years from now they will be listening to Ringside on Mars. Why not start now before we "sell out"! Got some great topics for your precious podcast time allotment! Ross is back too! 1. THE JOY OF THE PASTORAL VISIT! …

ep39 suffering=blessing, near death experience with buddies, blessing of animals, homes?

July 17th, 2017

57:45

This is not your grandfather's podcast! You will hear things you can't unhear! Don't be afraid, keep listening. It's like the first time you acquired …

ep38 declaration of incoherence? Hunting is good! sinner & saint, amer revolution just war?

July 9th, 2017

1:15:08

There's no party like a holy spirit party cuz a holy spirit party don't stop! We are back to talk about stuff that probably shouldn't be talked about …

ep37 men wear shorts? know Jesus no peace? family vacation! man needs adventure! Teddy Roosevelt

June 26th, 2017

1:02:39

If you always thought that fudge was just fancy and overpriced frosting, you're at the right podcast. We got more wisdom like that for free! Come listen to the gentlemen slice through BS like Uma Thurman in Kill Bill …

ep 36 special guest Scott Keith, Bad sermons, Father's Grace, Words and violence? poets v scientists

June 18th, 2017

1:03:47

Ever water ski and end up being dragged face first, mouth open and not letting go of the rope. Yeah, Ringside is kinda like that! hold on and hold …

ep 35 special guest Cindy Koch on womanhood, must believe in trinity? marry the same faith?

June 11th, 2017

1:05:49

Wow. Forgive us for losing a week. We were temporarily defeated in an existential jiujitsu match by our doppelgängers. OK, we had technological …

ep34 twin peaks, art of handshake, pentecost?, atheist or christian friends?

May 29th, 2017

1:00:47

Sometimes a cigar is just a cigar! Sometimes a podcast isn't just a podcast! If you are tired of the same ole same ole, you have come to the right …

ep33 suicide & grunge, learn instinct, workout!, black swan event, ascension of jesus

May 22nd, 2017

1:05:55

This ain't no conspiracy. This ain't no whispering in the dark. This is unfiltered mountain spring water that you cupped with your hands and splashed …

ep32 John Milton, Church makes a difference?, can i trust the bible, worship musts

May 15th, 2017

1:10:46

Beware, the following podcast is not for the faint of heart. It's not for people who wear pastels, eat at Tapas restaurants and talk about politics …

ep31 Glover on Chaplaincy, Churches aren't healthy, can i watch nudity

May 8th, 2017

1:08:36

Welcome to Ringside. We got a guest with us, Chaplain Captain Graham Glover, who sounds like he is talking to us from a porta-jon outside of Ross' office. sorry! If you want active listening or affirmations of your …

ep30 same sex infertility claim? Pastor's job description? Objectivity possible? read fiction!

April 30th, 2017

1:06:28

If you were looking forward to a couple of guys reading from wikipedia, step away, forget you ever heard of us, and turn your Pentatonix back on. …

ep 29 early church resurrection, importance of a library, revolt - start a family,

April 24th, 2017

1:05:58

While you wait anxiously for the results of the French presidential election, grab a taco and cervaza, throw some Mancini on in the background and …

ep 28 Easter special! Did Jesus really rise? United jackboot thugs? Easter & baptism? Evil & ed.?

April 17th, 2017

1:01:53

Wake up the kids! Shake your fists! Grab your girl and spin her around! Christ is risen. Death is conquered. Sins forgiven. Stop being afraid. Step forward. The preachers throw some subjects around the ring. Have a …

ep. 27 jesus didn't want to die? emotional manipulation, hero worship, Jesus v. Paul?

April 9th, 2017

1:04:16

Do you want to be emotionally manipulated? Then you have come to the right place. There are a lot of podcasts out there telling you what to think. We …

ep 26 Is healthcare a right? words >pictures? forgiving oneself? too many books

April 2nd, 2017

1:03:47

They say that art is dead! They're right! But we ain't! Turn ringside on and turn everything else off! Our hosts tackle a variety of issues with the finesse of a moose in a precious moments museum. Great commercial from …

ep 25! loneliness is killing men, God reigns in 2 ways? donatism yeah! Robert Peace

March 26th, 2017

1:05:48

We know a guy who knows a guy who knows a guy who rose from the dead! Want to know more about the REAL historical Jesus? check out these tragically hip DJs' take on all sorts of topics! Gather the family around the …

ep24 St. Patrick special. bravery, trinity essential? vampire fallacy. 2 kinds of righteousness

March 19th, 2017

1:02:30

There may be no snakes in Ireland but there are plenty in the churches! put some Dunhill's in your pipe, pour a little Powers over ice, set your feet up an ottoman and treat yourself to a little Ringside! topics: pre …

ep 23 real men work out, hows your prayer life? teach boys to fight, abraham is lutheran?

March 12th, 2017

1:03:07

Like mixing Campari with Plymouth Gin while watching Raging Bull, ya gonna like what you experience in the latest podcast by these righteous fools! …

ep 22 Kevin the I.T. guy! Lectio Divina=lazy bible study? why satan? play an instrument!

March 6th, 2017

1:00:00

Pope Francis gives us 3 out of 5 stars! If you listened to the Dave Matthews band in college you are going to hate this! Turn off your social media, …

ep21 Lent special!fast from sex,life on other planets,Ashes are vain?self discipline! repentance?

February 26th, 2017

1:09:57

Forget the vain navel gazing heroes of their own fantasy oscars! They win we all lose! Better than musicals (what isn't?) better than Mardi Gras or …

ep20! men have dens, matthew 18 card, men have duties, jiu jitsu good,

February 19th, 2017

1:03:55

20th episode anniversary! We have successfully slipped by the Man on our crusade of honesty across the internets! Death to mediocrity! crash and burn …

ep19 who said it game show! no opinions, prepare for communion, preaching creation, taste for blood?

February 13th, 2017

1:05:06

Turn off your social media and turn on Ringside! Your one stop podcast for everything you need to know! Jump down the rabbit hole.The debut of our …

ep18 church of trump, unforgivable sin? facebook dead! when to revolt?

February 6th, 2017

1:02:24

do you like long walks on the beach, puppies, hummus, the color light tan? Then you will absolutely hate Ringside! The preachers pour some light on …

ep17 women's march help? doomsday clock is at 2:30! Natural Law? why be member of church?

January 30th, 2017

1:07:36

It is 2 and 1/2 minutes to midnight but it ain't stopping the preachers! It could be 30 seconds to midnight and I'll still be talking Jesus. Come and …

ep 16 live at Don Hall's Lounge! Do babies believe? Should pastors go to school? eleanor wrong?

January 22nd, 2017

55:16

Banned in North Korea, Lichtenstein, and the indigenous Ichoteby tribes of the remote edges of the Andes, Ringside will not be denied! Enjoy a great episode recorded at Don Hall's lounge in Ft Wayne! It's like you're …

ep 15 Demons and sleep paralysis, hollywood knows best, who needs the free press?, sanctification?

January 16th, 2017

1:00:19

They say Nutella isn't good for you anymore! Well this is! Spread it on your toast and have it morning, noon and night! Listen to the preachers talk about the hot topics of the day with a little seriousness and …

ep. 14 art of the party, i'm God you are not, why epiphany? 6 church trends

January 8th, 2017

1:08:24

If you like Braunschweiger you're gonna love this! The fellas talk about a variety of subjects - go ahead skip around if you get bored! topics: its ok to party, but how? what in the world is epiphany? Why was Jesus …

ep. 13 kill the elf, party on new years!, turning gifts into guilt, Church on Christmas day? crazy!

December 26th, 2016

1:03:43

Imagine partying with Fra Angelico and Wes Anderson on New Years. Our New Years Christmas special episode will feel the exact opposite! The fellas chat about that stupid elf that rats on kids, How the irreversibility of …

ep. 12 santa kills kid! white christmas depresses, jesus wasn't kicked out of motel 6

December 19th, 2016

1:03:19

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Was Mary Always a Virgin?

December 12th, 2016

1:04:26

Baby It's Cold Outside isn't about rape, but this song is! This is what it would sound like if Gunter Grass never read Kafka but instead became the …

Was Mary Always a Virgin? Baby It's Cold Outside Isn't About Rape, But This Song Is!

December 12th, 2016

1:04:26

This is what it would sound like if Gunter Grass never read Kafka but instead became the drummer for the Zombies. The Preacher Men talk about the …

ep. 10 STDs more effective than sex ed, Santa bad for kids?, Bonhoeffer & Christmas,

December 5th, 2016

53:27

This is what would happen if Sylvia Plath and Tycho Brahe enjoyed a trip to Cedar Point in a Prius. The gentlemen laugh and discuss serious issues …

episode 9: women like men who fix things, Christmas isn't pagan so what?, filter the filterers!

November 28th, 2016

52:31

This is what it sounds like in outer space: episode 9 chock full of goodies - national religion good? women like men who fix stuff, why advent? stop …

episode 8: Fake news, Jesus didn't go anywhere, Steve Bannon and Leonard Cohen's worldview!

November 21st, 2016

53:42

Ever wonder what would happen if you talked with Einstein while walking on a train going 90 mph while the earth spun on its axis while circling the …

episode 7: election special! Franklin Graham needs to stop, why Trump? Millenials and losing

November 14th, 2016

54:14

3 preachers talk Christ and modern day issues with vigor and humor! you will be enriched or your money back! ELECTION SPECIAL! Why trump? the Doctrine of Election, Why not Hilary? Franklin Graham has to stop! What do …

episode 6 millennials & condoms, Francis & lutherans, embalming is bad for your health

November 7th, 2016

45:38

3 preachers, a boxing ring bell and the gloves are off! like John Donne drinking Absinthe with Chance the Rapper while watching Curling! topics include embalming, Pope Francis making nice with liberal Lutherans, …

ringside episode 5 reformation special - who would Luther vote for? catholic lite ugh! etc.

October 30th, 2016

42:41

get ready to laugh out loud and then cry without ceasing. topics: who would luther vote for? whats the big deal about reformation? would Luther be …

episode 4 Andy Warhol's Christianity to Cremation out of control

October 23rd, 2016

45:32

Entertaining and Engaging theology with 3 preachers thinking through Culture and God's Word. This weeks episode: Andy Warhol, Is it it a sin not to …

episode 3 Wakes and funerals, porn culture, acting isn't manly

October 17th, 2016

45:00

Ring the bell, the preachers throw these topics around the ring! Is Acting a manly profession, Bring back the wake, porn culture and politics, do you …

episode 2 gun control to british royalty- 10:7:16, 9.54 AM

October 7th, 2016

38:55

Episode 2 features discussion of how to be a christian parent and watch your kid play sports, gun control, british royalty, whats up with these …

ringside d - 10:3:16, 6.04 PM

October 3rd, 2016

29:47

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