The Echo Podcast
How a ridiculous joke about a serious theologian launched a podcast

How a ridiculous joke about a serious theologian launched a podcast

January 18, 2021

This is the most ridiculous episode we've ever done. But it's a true story of a silly, running-joke that launched this podcast. Plus, we thought you all might need a big laugh. We sure did. 

Somber

Somber

January 12, 2021

The events in DC took our breath away. Brian and Taylor offer some honest reflection and spiritual encouragement. 

What I learned in 2020

What I learned in 2020

December 28, 2020

"Life can only be understood backwards, but it must be lived forwards" (Soren Kierkegaard). Brian shares the 7 biggest lessons he learned in 2020. Topics include: social media, polarization, scheduling, spiritual disciplines, flexibility, poverty, and thankfulness. Whew! 

When it feels like God has departed

When it feels like God has departed

December 21, 2020

Two names, Ichabod and Immanuel, tell competing stories about where God is. If you need some encouragement, this episode is for you. 
And if you want to join us in "8 Days With Jesus," as we watch and discuss The Chosen, go to http://hptulsa.com/8-days-with-jesus

Rated M For Dinosaur Violence

Rated M For Dinosaur Violence

December 15, 2020

They guys dialogue about the shows that stretched their faith, revealed humanity, excelled at storytelling, or helped them relive the glory of 1980's basketball. You'll laugh a lot and also find a new show to watch. 

The Chosen, The Last Dance, The Mandalorian, Alone, Tehran 
Animaniacs, My Hero Academia, Primal, The Queen's Gambit 

Favorite Films in 2020

Favorite Films in 2020

December 8, 2020

Taylor has taught filmmaking classes at high school and collegiate levels. Brian managed to watch a few films this year without getting bored and walking away. But on their list of 5 favorites from the last year, they found some common ground. Join them for this fun episode of movie-talk, even if Brian has to be given lots of leeway for his top-5. 
Enola Holmes, Hamilton, 1917, Mank, Little Women, Color out of Space, Harriet, Tenet, Mank

Favorite Books We Read In 2020

Favorite Books We Read In 2020

December 1, 2020

Taylor and Brian both reveal their "Top 5 favorite books I read in 2020" list. Both of the guys give a quick overview, tell why it made their list, and field questions from the other. This episode moves fast! We bet you'll add a couple of these books to your 2021 reading list. 

Flexibility is a superpower

Flexibility is a superpower

November 23, 2020

When you enter a strange new land (like a Pandemic), you'll need flexibility to survive and thrive. We'll learn from Lewis and Clark, whose plan to canoe to the coast came to a screeching halt when they saw the Rocky Mountains. Paul's missionary journeys had similar redirections. 
Notes: 
Canoeing the Mountains: Christian Leadership in Unchartered Territory by Tod Bolsinger 
Carey Neiuwhof's talk on flexiblitilty/agility 

Reading Scripture Correctly- What does your “I’m not ashamed” t-shirt mean?

Reading Scripture Correctly- What does your “I’m not ashamed” t-shirt mean?

November 16, 2020

So you're wearing an "I'm not ashamed of the Gospel" (Rom. 1:16) t-shirt. Great. But do you know what it's really about? Hint - it's not about being a loud super-Christian. By hearing a quick overview of Romans and reading the preceding verses, we'll discover a meaning that matches the heart of God. 

Reading Scripture Correctly part 3 - Speaking Prophetically

Reading Scripture Correctly part 3 - Speaking Prophetically

November 9, 2020

What does it mean to speak prophetically? It's way more than predicting the future, and you are supposed to do it. Plus, you'll hear our dramatic reenactment fail and a brief word about politics. 

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