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Smoke and Water

39 EpisodesProduced by Justin RobertsWebsite

Character and integrity seem to be in short supply today. Let's change that, and smoke some cigars while we are at it. Support this podcast:

39 Episodes | 2020 - 2022

Forgive Your Neighbor As Yourself

May 20th, 2022


What? What's that? 

Yeah it's been a while, but we are back with a new episode about forgiving yourself. 

Of course, we are smoking some cigars and giving on the spot reviews as well. Tune in and share!

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Men Can Love, Too

February 7th, 2022


What does the love of a man look like? We discuss it while we smoke cigars.

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Choices, Choices

January 24th, 2022


Being a man of integrity requires making hard choices. The hardest ones are often the small ones we aren't even aware of either.

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Forging a Man

January 17th, 2022


We are back. Life gets in the way sometimes, but that is no excuse. 

Joseph and Justin relate the forging of metals to the forging of men, all while smoking a couple of cigars, of course.

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Church Culture Part 2

September 28th, 2021


We tried something new this time and filled a lot more time. Still just 2 guys, 2 cigars and a couple of opinions. 

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Church Culture Part 1

September 23rd, 2021


Two guys. Two Cigars. Two opinions. One truth. 

We talk about the state of church culture from our experience and share our thoughts. This could take …

Luv is a Verb

August 4th, 2021


Love God? How the heck do I do that? Love myself? Might be a little easier. 

This time on Smoke and Water we discuss the finer points of loving and review the Drew Estate 10 and a Monte Cristo White Vintage....again.

Does the Bible Really Tell Me So?

June 25th, 2021


Cigar Reviews: Ave Maria, Tatuaje Fausto "Old Man and the Sea"

Joseph and Justin discuss what the Bible really says about sin and our role in this …

It's Not Supposed to be This Hard...Is It?

May 11th, 2021


Life can be a lot and we can often apply a lot of pressure to ourselves to do it right. All this does is increase blood pressure, stress, etc. This is where discipline comes in. Learn to chill. Smoke a cigar.

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D@!$*#, Jesus!

April 19th, 2021


Sometimes that conscience seems to want to put a stop to fun. But what is conviction really about? Join us as we review a My Father cigar and a …

Failure, Fuente and Fire Cured

April 12th, 2021


We put a lot of smoke in the air and bring to you the truth about moral failure. Hint: it's not as bad as you think.

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Fires of Temptation...or something like that

March 21st, 2021


Temptation is good for you, isn't it? We smoke something unique and something a little more traditional then hash out the truths about temptation and decisions. 

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What's the Point of God?

March 3rd, 2021


We may not have answered the question satisfactorily, but I think we got to the root of the problem and can get you started. It is not about religion by the way. Also smoked a Plasencia and H. Uppman cigars and …

Winter, Religion & Father

February 18th, 2021


Not much cigar info here due to w winter blast in Texas. Justin shares some things that came up while on retreat.


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Bones, Buns, and Burnout

February 12th, 2021


The Bones are a mystery this time around, and the buns have been blocked; but burnout is real and we all encounter it at some point. But there is …

Blessed, Toothpicks, and Warzones

February 3rd, 2021


#blessed. Oh really? What does that even mean? This episode is about being blessed. Of course, great cigars were smoked.

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Cliche, Perspective, and Resolutions

January 25th, 2021


This one was recorded right before the end of 2020 in preparation for beginning a new year. We smoked some great cigars and talked about really …

Paraclete, Candy Canes & Dirt

December 24th, 2020


Don't know what paraclete is? It is one of the names for Holy Spirit. How does this fit in with the season? Listen in and maybe you'll find out! …

Fire Gods, Lunatics, and Consciences

December 23rd, 2020


Your conscience is your most sacred property, but how do we tend to that property? The idea is not to lose your mind over it. Take your time and ask good questions.

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Smoke, Grit, and Gratitude

December 16th, 2020


Two new smokes put us in the mind to talk about gratitude, and not just for the usual stuff. Are you grateful for the year 2020? Could you be?

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Fractions, Facades, & Figurados

December 7th, 2020


We have an in-studio guest this week: Matt Russell. It's no news that we are only so-so at math when it comes to fractions. And Joseph wonders, is the church cranking out professional pretenders? Light a cigar and tune …

A Peace of Our Minds

November 23rd, 2020


Two reviews of two very different cigars and a little walk on the path to peace. You know you need it!

Happy Thanksgiving!

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A Little Glitter Goes a Long Way.

November 16th, 2020


It's all about the little things. They kill. They matter. And we are affected by them all the time...unless we take action internally.

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Diesel, Debates, Decency

November 9th, 2020


The elections are over. The counts are in. Can we stop acting like spoiled children now?

We review a couple of great cigars and have some discussion on basic human decency. We come to one conclusion: everyone needs to …

Chickens are Rude

November 2nd, 2020


Cohiba Macassar, Monte Cristo, Rude Animals, and Basic Information. 

It's also time for a small giveaway! Glassware and a Macanudo Inspirado Green …

Doubt On the Rise

October 26th, 2020


Doubt, failure, deconstruction, heresy--whatever you think it is, it is vital to spiritual growth. Author and life coach Kurtis Vanderpool joins us …

The Living Dead and Destiny

October 18th, 2020


Peanut butter, tomato debates, and Zombies on a journey. This week's episode covers a lot of ground. Light up a cigar, put some smoke in the air and settle in with us.

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Ash, Ashton, Acton

October 4th, 2020


Our TENTH Episode! In this exciting episode we get to interview Michael Haning about the groundbreaking school, Acton Academy. We also review …

Can I Get A Woodness?

September 28th, 2020


Who knew a lancero would take two hours? Joseph gets to smoke two cigars. Then we deride the use of religion to control people. Disgusting.

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Hail Mary, Full of Grace

September 20th, 2020


Forgiveness. Mercy. Grace. Do they have a place in our world today? And what about those Ave Maria cigars? 

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Bad to the Bone

September 14th, 2020


A brief and candid review of a CAO Bones cigar followed by a frank answer to a deep question of faith.

Good Karma Cigar

September 6th, 2020


This is a shout out to our local cigar lounge, Good Karma. Go see them in Amarillo, Lubbock or Ft. Worth and tell them Smoke and Water sent you.

Inspiring Inspirados

September 6th, 2020


We review a new release from Macanudo: the Inspirado Green with a Brazilian wrapper. We also talk about calling and purpose. Ignore the random background noise like the squeaking in the background at the end. 

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Neanderthal and Narcissism

August 31st, 2020


Join me as I smoke a Neanderthal cigar from RoMa Craft Tobac then rant about the destructive nature of pride. 

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Prototypes, Vintages, and Restorations

August 24th, 2020


Joseph joins me again and we smoke a Monte Cristo White Vintage and a Placencia Prototype. Then we talk about the true identity of suffering.

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Mental Health and Monte Cristo

August 17th, 2020


In this episode I review the Monte Cristo Espada and talk about Rihanna briefly, get on a little soap box, and discuss men's emotional health. 

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We Can Be Heroes

August 10th, 2020


My friend Joseph joins me for a smoke and we ramble on about heroes for a little while. Put some smoke in the air and join us.

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Hope and a Macanudo

August 3rd, 2020


This is my first episode. I review the Macanudo Vintage Maduro 1997 and discuss hope, or the lack thereof.

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