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Unitarian Christian Alliance

The Trinity doctrine is perplexing. Many Christians prefer explicit Scriptures on the one God over catholic creeds. Mark Cain explores living as a lower-case-u unitarian amid a trinitarian majority with insights and stories from unorthodox guests.

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60. Pre-UCA Conference 2022 Roundtable
Discussing the plans, topics, and activities for the upcoming Unitarian Christian Alliance 2nd annual meeting in Ohio with Jake Ballard, Anna Brown, and Mark Cain.  RESOURCES North Timberland Bible Church, South Bend, IN Compass Christian Church, Louisville, KY 6. Working at the Colson Center - Anna Brown Biblical Unitarian Podcast, Dustin Smith Unitarian Torch website Living Hope International Ministries Conference Partners UCA Pre-party at "The Abbey" video Christian Centered Counseling Eventleaf, event application  Official UCA twitter: @UnitarianChrist (www.twitter.com/UnitarianChrist) Hash tag for conference: #UCAcon2022 A Prarie Home Companion radio program Lake Wobegon segment EPISODE INDEX (00:25) What's a "Roundtable"? (01:18) Message to a future listnener from 2024 (02:44) The Roundtable discussion (03:13) Introducing Jake (04:08) Introducing Anna (06:18) Jake's experience as paper reviewer (10:06) Anna's paper writing experience (13:08) Paper length (13:54) Anna's revision process (15:05) Paper topics listed (18:38) Q&A for presentations (19:46) Being a part of this unique crowd (21:03) Space for meeting people (22:06) Workshop topics (24:09) The practical nature of the workshops (25:14) The night sessions (26:13) Meetups (Friday afternoon) (35:22) Saturday afternoon, available baptistry (36:53) Debate training workshop (38:10) Kinda cool, that is cool, it's gonna be awesome (38:13) UCA Pre-party (39:04) Conference Partners (Sponsors) (42:27) Children at event? (44:20) Planning for the community event finale (45:03) Church options for the next morning (45:24) Eventleaf app for announcements, etc. (45:53) Twitter live updates, #UCAcon2022 (46:49) Over 100 registered (47:33) Call to action, share this! (Time is short) (47:55) Ending: "Lake woe be to unitarians" FEEDBACK We all appreciate hearing each other's voices. Send a short recording. Say your first name and your state or country. Email recording to podcast@unitarianchristianalliance.org Click here to RECORD A MESSAGE Or call: 615-581-1158 LISTENING TIPS Pauses and pacing are hand crafted, artisan efforts. If your podcast app lets you remove silences, please don't. You will enjoy this better with the silences left in. ENGAGE The UCA Podcast email list! Large and enjoyable episode art, additional thoughts from the host, and notifications when there are delays. The UCA events listing. Keep up on what's coming up. Podcast twitter @UCApodcast - Episode announcements Official UCA twitter account @UnitarianChrist  Podcast Webpage: https://podcast.unitarianchristianalliance.org
48:14 09/14/2022
59. Youth Quizzing - Julia, Colby, Kaitlyn
These young people really do this—memorize chapters of Scripture each year. Yes, chapters. RESOURCES 1. The Perilous Trinity Deep Dive FUEL - Turning Point Youth Ministries Blood River Church of God, Springfield, Louisiana McGintytown Church of God, Greenbrier, Arkansas Family Bible Church, Granger Indiana YouTube: FUEL 2022 Battleground Tuesday Evening General Session The UCA events listing UCA Podcast YouTube channel One God Report podcast, 78) Telling the Next Generation that Yahweh is Our God, Fuel Youth Conference - Bill Schlegel EPISODE INDEX (00:44) UCA Introduction (02:06) What is quizzing? (05:06) Meet Julia (07:16) Meet Colby (09:27) Meet Kaitlyn (10:23) Getting started in quizzing (11:21) What content is learned? (12:32) Preparing for quizzing (14:38) Kaitlyn's index cards (15:22) Types of questions (15:49) "Gist" example, Kaitlyn (16:47) Colby's guess (18:13) Kaitlyn, all-star quizzer (19:00) Kaitlyn's secret and a song (21:03) Colby puts knowledge to use (22:19) Julia presents to all of FUEL (23:58) Stepping on stage (25:09) Julia's faith becomes her own (26:39) Next year! (28:26) Mark's closing thoughts (29:01) Events (29:30) UCA conference (29:56) YouTube - translated transcripts (30:42) Bill Schlegel's FUEL podcast episode (31:47) Share this with others  FEEDBACK Step onto the stage and say your first name and your state or country. "Hello, it's Arthur from the UK. Is leaving the Trinity called Trixit?" Email podcast@unitarianchristianalliance.org Click here to RECORD A MESSAGE Or call: 615-581-1158 Or just record yourself and email me the audio file LISTENING TIPS Pauses and pacing are hand crafted, artisan efforts. If your podcast app lets you remove silences, please don't. You will enjoy this better with the silences left in. ENGAGE The UCA Podcast email list! Large and enjoyable episode art, additional thoughts from the host, and notifications when there are delays. The UCA events listing. Keep up on what's coming up. Twitter @UCApodcast - Episode announcements Podcast Webpage: https://podcast.unitarianchristianalliance.org
32:33 08/31/2022
58. Glory & the Shortest Proof - John 17:5
Three options on a question of Jesus' shared glory, and the alluring Proofthagorean Theorem.  RESOURCES John 17:5 - The glory Jesus had with the Father Hermeneutics Where's Waldo (Wally)? Proofthagorean Theorem - The shortest proof between two passages is a straight supposition. Psalm 107 to Mark 4 - Storm calming proof (like here) Luke 5:21 to Matthew 9:2 - Forgiveness proof Isaiah 43:11 to 1 John 4:14 - No savior besides God proof 28. The “None Besides God” Rule - Isaiah 43:11 Isaiah 42:8 to John 17:5 - God doesn't share glory proof John 17:22 - The glory that was proof ends up shared with us John 20:17 - Jesus tells us that his Father is his and our God Notional preexistence 1 Peter 1:20 - Jesus described before time as "foreknown" not as "existing" 53. The Chiff of Life UCA Events Page! FUEL 2022 - Turning Point Youth Ministry Other texts related to notional preexistence: 1 Peter 1:20, 1 Peter 1:1-2, Acts 2:23, 2 Timothy 1:9, Titus 1:2, Romans 16:25, Ephesians 1:4, Matthew 25:34; 13:35; 20:23, Hebrews 11:16, Luke 11:50, Revelation 13:8  EPISODE INDEX (00:50) Who we are (01:43) Common ground (02:40) Hermeneutics (03:34) Doctrine Affirmation Therapy (05:58) Proof Theorem (07:39) Short Facebook interaction (11:09) That interaction explained (12:04) Trinity recap (13:04) Salvational requirement? (13:39) My neighbors (14:53) Anne's letter (15:41) Commending that letter (17:31) Proof texting (19:34) A menu of options (20:19) The Trinitarian option (20:42) The Arian option (21:37) Considering the options so far (24:04) A detail-lacking disadvantage (25:01) Notional preexistence (28:25) Being foreknown (31:55) My preferred interpretation (32:40) Prayer for my glory that I had... (35:04) Bonus engagement tips (35:43) First: Trust (36:05) Second: Offer Options (37:17) Third: Ask Bigger Questions (37:17) Fourth: Discuss Topics with Love and Patience (37:43) Fifth: Enjoy Your Discussion (38:09) Events and my activities (40:41) Ken from New Zealand (42:16) Call to action (43:03) Footnote, request for Proofthagoreams FEEDBACK Expell the friendly thoughts from within you. Say your first name and your state or country. "Hello, it's Baby shark, doo doo doo doo doo doo." Email podcast@unitarianchristianalliance.org Click here to RECORD A MESSAGE Or call: 615-581-1158 Or just record yourself and email me the audio file LISTENING TIPS Pauses and pacing are hand crafted, artisan efforts. If your podcast app lets you remove silences, please don't. You will enjoy this better with the silences left in. ENGAGE The UCA Podcast email list! Large and enjoyable episode art, additional thoughts from the host, and notifications when there are delays. The UCA events listing. Keep up on what's coming up. Twitter @UCApodcast - Episode announcements Podcast Webpage: https://podcast.unitarianchristianalliance.org
43:30 07/27/2022
57. Emotional Abuse - Cara Shope
Recognizing and dealing with a subtle form of abuse vs. the sincere desire to honor marriage. RESOURCES Scriptural Study Groups of Central Ohio Nouthetic counseling BibleProject Podcast Restitutio One God Report 2022 UCA Conference Registration LINKS FOR ADDITIONAL READING 5 Myths the Church Often Believes About Domestic Violence Message to a Baptist Church: You Preached Death to the Hearts of One Hundred Women Today 1-in-4 Highly Religious U.S. Marriages Have Abuse Four Things the Church Doesn’t know About Abusive Marriages NCADV National Abuse Statistics Confronting Domestic Violence with Love and Authority EPISODE INDEX (05:44) The interview, introductions (09:08) The problem (12:31) Religions amplification (13:39) A Part-time job (16:01) Isolating (17:08) Men abused, too (17:44) Counseling (19:51) Who am I trying to please? (20:50) The move out (21:34) Unitarian beliefs (22:07) Theology text landmines (22:52) Fired before starting (23:48) Understanding emotional abuse (25:34) Gaslighting (26:46) Projection (28:53) Word salad (30:14) Hoovering (31:16) One in three (32:25) Blame shifting (32:50) Playing the victim (33:27) Control + isolation (35:00) What do we do? (36:09) Gray and yellow rock (39:22) Convincing them? (41:00) Staying married (41:53) Counseling (43:12) God's heart (45:51) Teaching caveat (47:27) Current helping efforts (49:47) Cara and the next UCA conference (51:27) UCA announcement (52:22) New event in Indiana (53:10) Tim from Virginia (55:05) Boat and crew example FEEDBACK Say it like you mean it. Give your first name and your state or country. "Hello, it's Thomas from Microsoft. I regret to inform you that your computer is compromised, but you are fortunate I've called. I will gladly give up hours of my life to fix it for you. Just let me remotely connect..." Email podcast@unitarianchristianalliance.org Click here to RECORD A MESSAGE Or call: 615-581-1158 Or just record yourself and email me the audio file LISTENING TIPS Pauses and pacing are hand crafted, artisan efforts. If your podcast app lets you remove silences, please don't. You will enjoy this better with the silences left in. ENGAGE The UCA Podcast email list! Large and enjoyable episode art, additional thoughts from the host, and notifications when there are delays. The UCA events listing. Keep up on what's coming up. Twitter @UCApodcast - Episode announcements Podcast Webpage: https://podcast.unitarianchristianalliance.org
59:02 07/13/2022
56. Blood in the Water
Swimming with sharks and scammers...how sin, friends, patience, and awareness impact your safety. RESOURCES 1. The Perilous Trinity Deep Dive 48. A Strait Betwixt Two - Nathan Moon 1 John 3:19-20 - The heart 24. Conscience 5. Uh, Did God Put Coal in my Stocking? 46. Towering Pressure Philippeans 4:12 - Content with plenty or little UCA Events UCA Conference EPISODE INDEX (02:36) Others to make our lives better (03:40) Weakness (05:14) Prowling (05:48) Sin (06:32) The conscience (07:44) The glint that pricks (09:07) This generation (10:28) External salvation (11:56) Scammers (13:21) Contentment (13:56) Exploitation (16:16) Personal experience (17:41) The warning bell (18:08) Taking sin seriously (19:30) Hardeing (22:51) Tips to harden yourself (23:18) 1. Low maintenance friends (24:19) 2. Outside friends (27:59) 3. Question authority (30:12) 4. Patience (32:58) 5. Share with friends (35:33) 6. Be honest (36:28) 7. Sunk cost fallacy (38:09) 8. Deal with your sin (39:46) Things to watch for (40:51) 1. Self-inflation (41:52) 2. Head strong & stubborn (43:08) 3. No friend access (43:51) 4. Answers to their questions (44:20) 5. Secrets (45:24) 6. Overly helpful (49:55) 7. Overwhelming (51:24) 8. Anxiety inducing (52:05) 9. Righteousness signalling (55:02) Four point summary (56:05) Isolation problem (59:08) Logistics (1:00:49) True love FEEDBACK Let us meet you. Say your first name and your state or country. "Hello, this is Terry from Tennessee. I want a UCA mug." Email podcast@unitarianchristianalliance.org Click here to RECORD A MESSAGE Or call: 615-581-1158 Or just record yourself and email me the audio file LISTENING TIPS Pauses and pacing are hand crafted, artisan efforts. If your podcast app lets you remove silences, please don't. You will enjoy this better with the silences left in. ENGAGE The UCA Podcast email list! Large and enjoyable episode art, additional thoughts from the host, and notifications when there are delays. The UCA events listing. Keep up on what's coming up. Twitter @UCApodcast - Episode announcements Podcast Webpage: https://podcast.unitarianchristianalliance.org
63:28 06/29/2022
55. Meant to Be Understood - Tom Huszti
A life of tepid Trinitarianism takes a lurch, a pause, and then a burst of clarifying realization. RESOURCES 49. The Eventgelist - Amanda Dunn Genesis 18 - The three angels Al Garza's books Tim Mackie - The BibleProject Podcast Colossians 1:16 - Image of the invisible God Mark 12:28 - Jesus declares the Shema Acts 2:22-36 - Peter's inspired sermon UCA Events EPISODE INDEX (04:29) The Interview (05:50) Desiring to help a theological situation (07:16) The Three God theory (08:25) Podcasting opportunities (09:28) BibleProject, image bearer (12:33) The son of Man's teaching (15:15) The Jewish tour guide (17:07) The Jewish concept of Messiah (18:27) Sermons in Acts (22:14) Meaning given to all Scripture (23:05) Conversation with Muslims (24:50) Decision: Jesus raised from dead? (25:56) Jesus as the benchmark (27:23) Difficult conversations (28:33) Mystery as a start or an end (29:20) Peter might not have the message right? (31:56) The goodness of God (32:38) The truck driver's destroying God (33:56) He's come to bring life (35:44) Jesus' words, more serious (38:01) Settling for a "mystery" (38:57) A comprehensible choice (41:14) Wrap up (42:00) Closing and Events (42:41) UCA ticket price (45:14) Sponsor opportunity (46:10) Mark needs further weeks off (46:50) Call to action! FEEDBACK Take a verbal load off. Say your first name and your state or country. "Hello, it's Howard from Hawaii. Stop in on your way to visit Edgardo." Email podcast@unitarianchristianalliance.org Click here to RECORD A MESSAGE Or call: 615-581-1158 Or just record yourself and email me the audio file LISTENING TIPS Pauses and pacing are hand crafted, artisan efforts. If your podcast app lets you remove silences, please don't. You will enjoy this better with the silences left in. ENGAGE The UCA Podcast email list! Large and enjoyable episode art, additional thoughts from the host, and notifications when there are delays. The UCA events listing. Keep up on what's coming up. Twitter @UCApodcast - Episode announcements Podcast Webpage: https://podcast.unitarianchristianalliance.org
47:54 05/26/2022
54. This Fire in Me - Edgardo Gavino
One man's response to God's call spawned multiple fellowships in the Philippines and a Joseph-like opportunity in local government. RESOURCES Christian Educational Services (CES) Spirit & Truth Iglesia ni Cristo 44. Hmm...You Sound Apostate - Laureen Jandroep (Part 1) Animism Allegiance to the King (A2K) 1 Corinthians 15:58 - Stand firm John 15:16 - I have chosen you Matthew 28:19 - The great commission EPISODE INDEX (01:01) John Truitt, A2K (01:56) The interview (02:37) Edgardo's early years (04:05) Unencouragement (05:30) Getting serious with faith (07:04) Asking for confirmation (08:36) God's provisions (10:47) The Bible college (12:20) Sophomore pastoring opportunity (13:10) Getting suspended (14:38) Conviction on the bus (16:20) Finding unitarian faith (18:15) Inglesia ni Christo (20:13) INC showing up? (22:28) Coming out of high-control groups (23:28) Children's and prison ministry (25:16) Ending up on the town's Advisory Council (26:59) Work within the police station (29:01) Teaching on Kingdom of God (29:42) Joseph similarity (30:33) Enumerating the churches and groups (33:32) New opportunity with indigenous people (35:51) Encouraging words (37:15) Milk (37:51) Events (38:51) Mark boldly plans to Contact everyone (40:11) Change in frequency of UCA podcasts (every other week) FEEDBACK Your words are my audio segment. Say your first name and your state or country. "Hello, it's Lars from Mars. The download takes a while, but the podcast sounds great. Thanks!" Email podcast@unitarianchristianalliance.org Click here to RECORD A MESSAGE Or call: 615-581-1158 Or just record yourself and email me the audio file LISTENING TIPS Pauses and pacing are hand crafted, artisan efforts. If your podcast app lets you remove silences, please don't. You will enjoy this better with the silences left in. ENGAGE The UCA Podcast email list! Large and enjoyable episode art, additional thoughts from the host, and notifications when there are delays. The UCA events listing. Keep up on what's coming up. Twitter @UCApodcast - Episode announcements Podcast Webpage: https://podcast.unitarianchristianalliance.org
41:15 05/11/2022
53. The Chiff of Life
Mark whistles, saws, and reflects in answering "Why would I want to live forever?" RESOURCES UCA Resource page James 1:19 - Rapid listening, slowed speaking 37. Suicide, Death, and Love - Dan DeFrang Irish Tin Whistle End-blown Flute Luke 17:1 - Jesus uncharacteristically suggests violence UCA Conference, Oct 13-15 UCA Conference meet-up topic survey Call for papers, UCA conference 46. Towering Pressure Will Barlow's teaching series EPISODE INDEX (00:31) Anticipating questions (02:51) Our formative experiences (04:11) God as "father" (06:13) Not underestimating that impact (07:25) Lydia and "broken" people (08:25) Hitting the sinner button (08:44) Dan's question on living forever (10:15) Unpleasant nuances, life of pain (11:22) My bias on life (11:58) I answer (12:48) Wonders, whistle, chiffs (19:20) Learning in the kingdom (20:32) Two views on life (22:00) Harm to children, Jesus' thoughts (23:08) Answer for a broken soul (24:41) Thanks for commute friends (25:14) UCA conference, simmering ideas (26:04) Call for papers (26:23) Philippines foretaste (26:39) Audio clip submision (27:21) Brandon Duke pressured (31:24) His father's admission (35:44) Positive formative years (36:06) Daily opportunities, chiffs (36:53) Brandon's PS (37:22) Suggestion for Barlow's series FEEDBACK Strike the rock that it may bring forth your thoughts as words. Say your first name and your state or country. "Hi, its Darth from far far. I find your lack of 'ums' disturbing." Email podcast@unitarianchristianalliance.org Click here to RECORD A MESSAGE Or call: 615-581-1158 Or just record yourself and email me the audio file LISTENING TIPS Pauses and pacing are hand crafted, artisan efforts. If your podcast app lets you remove silences, please don't. You will enjoy this better with the silences left in. FOLLOW THE PODCAST The UCA Podcast email list! Large and enjoyable episode art, additional thoughts from the host, and notifications when there are delays. The UCA events listing. Keep up on what's coming up. Twitter @UCApodcast - Episode announcements Podcast Webpage: https://podcast.unitarianchristianalliance.org
38:01 04/27/2022
52. The Company of Others - Patrick Navas
Favoring explicit over implicit interpretations, author Patrick Navas has journeyed from debate to seeking fellowship. RESOURCES Pslams 110 - A song to the king 1 Chronicles 29:20 - Worship to both God and the King Mormons The Gideons International John 3:16 - For God so loved... Jehovah’s Witnesses Churches of Christ Book: Divine Truth or Human Tradition - Patrick Navas Book: The God of Jesus in Light of Christian Dogma - Kegan Chandler 2. Mother Disrupted - Hildy Chandler (Part 1) CLOSING REMARKS Events, being sure you get your UCA email, "watching" this podcast, comment from Tyler, on suggesting this podcast to Trinitarians, and the host is hauled away by Stormtroopers. EPISODE INDEX (00:50) Triumphal entry (02:15) The Jews were worshiping a man (04:38) Interview (05:19) Earliest spiritual experience (06:05) Jehovah’s Witnesses (07:00) Suspect teachings (07:24) JW exclusive authority, 1914 (08:52) The more explicit teachings (09:56) Principle of insisting on particular interpretation (10:55) Explicit Biblical teachings (11:58) Schism based in identifying interpretations (12:29) Birthdays (13:25) Giving energy the less explicit (14:35) Difficulty of having ties (16:29) Church of Christ (17:14) Patrick’s book (18:31) The book’s source, approach (19:38) Book is still in print (20:16) Sales and email feedback (22:01) The book’s content (22:33) Desire to fellowship (23:56) UCA conference reflections (24:54) Needing togetherness (26:38) What lit the fire under him (28:25) The release of UCA session video (29:37) Division on pre-existence (31:26) Commonality of the rejected (33:08) Stages of the journey (34:06) Events (34:52) Getting UCA emails (36:11) Watching the podcast (37:01) Comment from Tyler (38:30) Recommending to others…Trinitarians? FEEDBACK Put the emphasis on the right syllables. Say your first name and your state or country. "Hello y'all, it's Joe...from my kitchen. Where you get them Stowarmtaroopers from?" Email podcast@unitarianchristianalliance.org Click here to RECORD A MESSAGE Or call: 615-581-1158 Or just record yourself and email me the audio file LISTENING TIPS Pauses and pacing are hand crafted, artisan efforts. If your podcast app lets you remove silences, please don't. You will enjoy this better with the silences left in. FOLLOW THE PODCAST The UCA Podcast email list! Large and enjoyable episode art, additional thoughts from the host, and notifications when there are delays. The UCA events listing. Keep up on what's coming up. Twitter @UCApodcast - Episode announcements Podcast Webpage: https://podcast.unitarianchristianalliance.org
40:48 04/13/2022
51. Statement of Faith - Will Barlow (Part 2)
With a belief statement designed to be a door (not a wall), this church plant takes a unique approach. RESOURCES Compass Christian Church Statement of Faith The Way International Living Hope International Ministries N. T. Wright, theologian 48. A Strait Betwixt Two - Nathan Moon 2. Mother Disrupted - Hildy Chandler (Part 1) UCA Conference Survey for Meet-up topics UCA YouTube channel Video: Liar, Lunatic, Lord - Who IS Jesus? CLOSING REMARKS Events, UCA Conference Meet-up planning (Survey), and a UCA video discussion with Brandon Duke. EPISODE INDEX (00:41) The warm reception (04:50) The interview: statement of faith (06:31) How it came to be (07:56) Controlling what people believe (08:46) How to handle disagreements (10:47) Deep-seated beliefs (12:34) “Having the THE right answer“ (14:35) Inviting real dialogue (15:47) Nothing off limits (16:31) Similar concepts in other groups (17:40) On reproducing faith patterns (20:37) Conditional unconditional love (21:43) Running into an abusive wall (22:38) Not painting with a broad brush (23:04) Do you duplicate the culture? (24:10) False unity (25:47) The absence of questions and assumptions (27:20) A willingness to be open and honest (29:09) On changing overnight (30:31) See Will at the UCA Conference (31:26) Events (32:38) UCA Conference (32:57) Meet-up topics, survey (34:44) UCA Video, Liar, Lunatic, Lord FEEDBACK Make some ordered noise. Say your first name and your state or country. "Hello, it's Fredrick from Florida. Fine and fortuitous frolic of fun I've found." Email podcast@unitarianchristianalliance.org Click here to RECORD A MESSAGE Or call: 615-581-1158 Or just record yourself and email me the audio file LISTENING TIPS Pauses and pacing are hand crafted, artisan efforts. If your podcast app lets you remove silences, please don't. You will enjoy this better with the silences left in. FOLLOW THE PODCAST The UCA Podcast email list! Large and enjoyable episode art, additional thoughts from the host, and notifications when there are delays. The UCA events listing. Keep up on what's coming up. Twitter @UCApodcast - Episode announcements Podcast Webpage: https://podcast.unitarianchristianalliance.org
42:05 04/06/2022
50. Church Plant - Will Barlow (Part 1)
Experience the build up to a unitarian Christian church plant in Louisville, Kentucky. RESOURCES Compass Church, Louisville, Kentucky The Way International Living Hope International Ministries (LHIM) 1. The Perilous Trinity Deep Dive 49. The Eventgelist - Amanda Dunn 39. Reflections and Purpose UCA Conference announcement OPENING / CLOSING REMARKS Celebrity worship, idolatry, and a humility show. Events, comments from Scott and Kerry, and the 2022 UCA Conference announcement (October 13-15, Springfield, Ohio). EPISODE INDEX (00:44) Drunk on celebrity (02:42) Real greatness (03:59) This human was alive again (06:01) Will Barlow!  (08:22) The Way church structure (08:45) Organic growth (09:30) Path of ministry redirected (13:13) Logistics and willing relocators (15:30) Five signs (18:35) Shameless plug (22:23) A good group (22:43) Why a church? Unchurched.  (25:16) Organic growth of Bible study (27:19) Location? (29:19) Guinea pigs (30:54) UCA Conference dates (32:50) Resources (34:31) Closing  (34:41) Events (36:48) 2022 UCA Conference announcement! (38:07) Pre-conference meeting option (40:30) Prepare to get INDOCTRINATED FEEDBACK Oppose the silence. Say your name and where you're from. "Hi! It's NAME REDACTED from LOCATION REDACTED. I think your podcast is OPINION REDACTED." Email podcast@unitarianchristianalliance.org Click here to RECORD A MESSAGE Or call: 615-581-1158 Alternatively, just record yourself and email me the audio file LISTENING TIPS Pauses and pacing are hand crafted, artisan efforts. If your podcast app lets you remove silences, please don't. You will enjoy this better with the silences left in, and probably at the original speed. FOLLOW THE PODCAST The UCA Podcast email list! Large and enjoyable episode art, additional thoughts from the host, and notifications when there are delays. Enhance your inbox. The UCA events listing. Keep up on what's coming up. Twitter @UCApodcast - Episode announcements Unitarian Christian Alliance YouTube channel Podcast Webpage: https://podcast.unitarianchristianalliance.org
41:14 03/23/2022
49. The Eventgelist - Amanda Dunn
Leaning in to her role as UCA event coordinator, Amanda delights with each new entry and suggests an alternative to Aruba. RESOURCES 1 Corinthians 13:1 - Speak...and have not love 33. My Trinitarian Best Friend - Amanda Dunn (Part 1) 34. My Homeschooling Nail-biter - Amanda Dunn (Part 2) 20's and 30's Christian Conference CONVERGE - the 2019 event Amanda missed Eventbrite event planning website Ephesians 4:1-13 - Unity of spirit…until unity of faith and knowledge 13. An Absolute Distrust of Unitarians - Kevin George (Part 1) 14. An Astounding Disappointment in Experts (Part 2) 48. A Strait Betwixt Two - Nathan Moon CLOSING REMARKS Notes from Kevin and Laura, taking next week off, and audio from Matthew in Georgia. EPISODE INDEX (00:48) Sound apology (01:25) The cacophony (02:13) Interview - Amanda's job, badge, uniform (05:32) Everyday believers, support  (06:55) Shallow, internet community (09:54) Community as a rudder (11:57) Navigating alone (13:07) Behind the scenes, the volunteer (14:20) Job summary and Eventbrite (17:40) Events listed, church and smaller ones (20:29) List of concerns  (21:59) Romantic getaway ideas (23:11) Travel hardships, excuses (25:15) Navigating doctrine differences (29:17) Argue long enough to agree (30:08) Unity of spirit, then unity of faith (31:53) Closing  (32:30) Note from Kevin George (33:13) Laura from Missouri Note (34:19) Events (35:03) Matthew from Georgia FEEDBACK Unleash the thoughts within. Say your name and where you're from. "Hi! It's Matthew from the puppet show. Can I pick my pencil back up yet?" Email podcast@unitarianchristianalliance.org Click here to RECORD A MESSAGE Or call: 615-581-1158 Alternatively, just record yourself and email me the audio file LISTENING TIPS Pauses and pacing are hand crafted, artisan efforts. If your podcast app lets you remove silences, please don't. You will enjoy this better with the silences left in, and probably at the original speed. FOLLOW THE PODCAST The UCA Podcast email list! Large and enjoyable episode art, additional thoughts from the host, and notifications when there are delays. Enhance your inbox. The UCA events listing. Keep up on what's coming up. Twitter @UCApodcast - Episode announcements Unitarian Christian Alliance YouTube channel Podcast Webpage: https://podcast.unitarianchristianalliance.org
36:31 03/02/2022
48. A Strait Betwixt Two - Nathan Moon
Learning hate, then truth, then love. Nathan's journey through and past the preaching of Steven Anderson (Independent Fundamental Baptist). RESOURCES Faithful Word Baptist Church - Steven Anderson Genesis 12 - Abraham's journey to Egypt Romans 13 - Governing authorities Psalm 11:5 - Hating of wicked and those who love violence YouTube: Dr. James White full interview with Pastor Steven Anderson (Nathan doesn't recommend) Proverbs 14:7 - Go from the presence of a foolish man Philippians 1:23 - I am in a strait betwixt two Nathan's blog: anabaptistapologist.com What Becoming a “Biblical Unitarian” Taught Me - Nathan Moon Why I’m Leaving Christianity - Nathan Moon Habakkuk 2:2 - Make it plain Amos 3:3 - Can two walk together? John 14:6 - I am the way, the truth... Matthew 12:50 - They that do the will of my Father 1 Kings 19 - Jezebel and the whirlwind 47. Be My Secret Heretic - Hannah Deane The UCA Events list Paul Best, 17th century biblical unitarian and prisoner of conscience - Dr. Stephen Snobelen, 2021 UCA session video CLOSING REMARKS The UCA Podcast newsletter, some smaller scale UCA events, a message from Tim, and cyber security tips(?!).  EPISODE INDEX (01:37) Interview, Childhood (03:40) Notes in childhood Bible...flames (04:33) College and unanswered questions (05:22) Hard preaching discovery (Anderson) (06:22) Anger born of confusion (07:19) The pit stop along path to truth (08:48) The time at Faithful Word Baptist church (10:45) The hate problem (12:00) Reconciling Scriptures (13:42) Shut down the questions (15:45) "I run this church" (17:39) Cognitive dissonance (19:42) James White is damned (21:00) Picking up and gone (22:04) Biblical Unitarianism (24:23) Now, a strait betwixt two (25:41) Isolation, stubbornness  (27:43) Avoiding conflict (30:05) Keep it simple (31:30) Why call them brethren? (34:18) Blindness to issues needing reform (37:14) Should I leave or go? Draw a line. (39:22) Sheep hear his voice (40:40) Truth and love (42:18) Unlearning hate (43:56) Enemy of my family (45:25) I'd do it again (47:30) Closing remarks (48:24) Events (49:29) Tim's comments (50:47) Cyber dangers, criminals FEEDBACK Words are my love language. Say your name and where you're from. "Hi! It's Obi-wan from Jundland Wastes, Tatooine. I want you to hear my Mark Cain impression..." Email podcast@unitarianchristianalliance.org Click here to RECORD A MESSAGE Or call: 615-581-1158 Alternatively, just record yourself and email me the audio file LISTENING TIPS Pauses and pacing are hand crafted, artisan efforts. If your podcast app lets you remove silences, please don't. You will enjoy this better with the silences left in, and probably at the original speed. FOLLOW THE PODCAST The UCA Podcast email list! Large and enjoyable episode art, additional thoughts from the host, and notifications when there are delays. Enhance your inbox. The UCA events listing. Keep up on what's coming up. Twitter @UCApodcast - Episode announcements Unitarian Christian Alliance YouTube channel Podcast Webpage: https://podcast.unitarianchristianalliance.org
53:40 02/23/2022
47. Be My Secret Heretic - Hannah Deane
Navigating a degree from a Baptist Christian university, Hannah shares her tips, tactics, and heartfelt stories.  OPENING REMARKS What we are, one stadium in 70 thousand persons, graduating from seminaries lacking some details, the earliest Christian groups, sense for common folk, and dilapidated castles. RESOURCES 1. The Perilous Trinity Deep Dive 39. Reflections and Purpose Cedarville University Pleasant Hill Church of God St. Patrick's Bad Analogies Superheroes Can't Save You: Epic Examples of Historic Heresies, Todd Miles Liberty University 2 Corinthians 6:17 - Come out from among them The UCA Events list Holy Trinity drug information Paul Best, 17th century biblical unitarian and prisoner of conscience - Dr. Stephen Snobelen, 2021 UCA session video CLOSING REMARKS Superheroes book review request, a joke, UCA Events, Susan's note about the dangerous Trinity concoctions, UCA conference in the works, and the Trinity FastPass.  EPISODE INDEX (07:07) Interview (09:22) Trinity comes to church (10:23) Planning for college (14:46) Events at college (15:33) Roommate clandestine conversations (17:29) Heresy is a popular topic (18:22) Superheroes book (19:20) Would you serve with non-Trinitarians? (20:23) It's heresy, move on (21:34) NIV editor visits and acknowledges truth (22:49) Delighting in highlighting the Delighting book (23:44) Nicea and standing on the heretic (24:41) Ministry work, doctrinal statements (26:02) Tip on signing statement, not agreeing (26:56) Secret heretic (28:20) Becoming theologically bilingual (29:12) "Fair. . . " (29:31) Discouraged, isolated (30:26) Could you have gotten kicked out? (31:30) Advice for others (32:44) Being bold, gaining respect (33:57) The fear seen in others (34:38) Had to get away, cognitive dissonance (36:07) UCA conference reflections, younger folks (37:15) Future plans (38:27) Book review request (Superheroes) (39:48) Index talk (very meta, no?) (40:35) Joke! (41:16) Events! (41:44) Note from Susan, and the Trinity drugs FEEDBACK Can I get enough of your audio clips? Not likely. Say your name and where you're from. "Hi! I'm Phro Zen from Saskatchewan. You're humor warms my ire." Email podcast@unitarianchristianalliance.org Click here to RECORD A MESSAGE Or call: 615-581-1158 Alternatively, just record yourself and email me the audio file LISTENING TIPS Pauses and pacing are hand crafted, artisan efforts. If your podcast app lets you remove silences, please don't. You will enjoy this better with the silences left in, and probably at the original speed. FOLLOW THE PODCAST The UCA Podcast email list! Large and enjoyable episode art, additional thoughts from the host, and notifications when there are delays. Enhance your inbox. Twitter @UCApodcast - Episode announcements Unitarian Christian Alliance YouTube channel Podcast Webpage: https://podcast.unitarianchristianalliance.org    
45:45 02/16/2022
46. Towering Pressure
Taking error sitting down, Mark recounts visiting a fellowship, raising his hand, and being on the receiving end of an authoritatively great story. OPENING REMARKS Powerful stories, clips from the past, and episode topic selection RESOURCES 34. My Homeschooling Nail-biter - Amanda Dunn (Part 2) 26. Road Trip and Late-Night Christology - Eric Miller 22. Aliens on a New Planet (Fort Lauderdale) - Mary McCarty 27. Brazilian Jewish Portuguese Speaking YouTuber - Mark Silveira 2. Mother Disrupted - Hildy Chandler (Part 1) The God of Jesus in Light of Christian Dogma, book by Kegan Chandler Atlanta Bible College Anthony Buzzard and Restoration Fellowship Seventh-day Adventist Micah 4:3 - They shall beat their swords into sermon illustrations Ephesians 6:17 - Sword of the spirit, which is the word of God Hebrews 4:12 - The word of God is sharper than a two-edged sword 5. Uh, Did God Put Coal in my Stocking? 24. Conscience 35. The Spirit of Error Luke 12:2 - Nothing is covered up that will not be revealed 44. Hmm...You Sound Apostate - Laureen Jandroep (Part 1) 37. Suicide, Death, and Love - Dan DeFrang CLOSING REMARKS Testing your UCA contact email, high-control groups can really be over the top, and more UCA events,. EPISODE INDEX (01:32) Clips of past episodes (05:23) Story begins (06:16) The radio station (09:51) What Happens When We Die? promo (12:50) Off to visit a fellowship (13:33) The service begins (16:25) Is this when I can ask questions? (22:25) The one woman speaks (24:29) The painting on the pane of glass (25:32) Toes to toes (27:25) Reflections (34:43) Closing remarks FEEDBACK I treasure every bit of audio you share. I keep them in cedar chest wrapped in UV blocking bubble wrap. It's not full yet. Say your name and where you're from. "Hi! I'm Bob from Florida. You don't strike me as sane. Just saying." Email podcast@unitarianchristianalliance.org Click here to RECORD A MESSAGE Or call: 615-581-1158 Alternatively, just record yourself and email me the audio file LISTENING TIPS Pauses and pacing are hand crafted, artisan efforts. If your podcast app lets you remove silences, please don't. You will enjoy this better with the silences left in, and probably at the original speed. FOLLOW THE PODCAST The UCA Podcast email list! Large and enjoyable episode art, additional thoughts from the host, and notifications when there are delays. Enhance your inbox. Twitter @UCApodcast - Episode announcements Unitarian Christian Alliance YouTube channel Podcast Webpage: https://podcast.unitarianchristianalliance.org
38:20 02/02/2022
45. An Ex-JW Support Ministry - Laureen Jandroep (Part 2)
Helping those who leave high-control groups, Laureen describes pitfalls, balancing acts, and the curious ire of Trinitarian Ex-JWs.  RESOURCES 23. The Wheels Fell Off - Chuck Graham Lil Country Church Psalm 150 - the Biblical musical instruments YouTube: Live with Simply Christian | Lori Jane's Re-Baptism Dwell Bible reading app ExJW Critical Thinker YouTube channel Christian Monotarian Xenforo forum software Finding Lori Jane, Laureen’s YouTube channel YouTube: The Greatest Man Who Ever Lived | December 2021 Human Jesus Conference The Human Messiah Jesus Upcoming Events EPISODE INDEX (00:24) Lil Country Church visit (02:35) Interview (03:42) Pushback from Ex-JWs (05:23) Trying on lenses (e.g. Trinitarian) (08:54) Advice, being alone with Bible (12:42) Judgmental vestiges (13:28) From one high-control group to another (17:07) Faith disparity within the household (20:14) The kids (22:13) Come back to Jehovah... (23:41) Laureen's ministry, details (26:53) Purpose of a support group (29:22) Not used to women being outspoken (31:17) Reach of Laureen's ministry (33:01) Trust and knowing the real truth (34:14) Closing remarks (34:24) Brandon's joke explained & the Joki (35:39) Upcoming events (36:51) Additional thoughts FEEDBACK Herald your mind! Say your name and where you are from. "Hi! I'm Dan. Confused at subordinate joke I was." Email podcast@unitarianchristianalliance.org Click here to RECORD A MESSAGE Or call: 615-581-1158 Alternatively, just record yourself and email me the audio file LISTENING TIPS Pauses and pacing are hand crafted, artisan efforts. If your podcast app lets you remove silences, please don't. You will enjoy this better with the silences left in, and probably at the original speed. FOLLOW THE PODCAST The UCA Podcast email list! Large and enjoyable episode art, additional thoughts from the host, and notifications when there are delays. Enhance your inbox. Twitter @UCApodcast - Episode announcements Unitarian Christian Alliance YouTube channel Podcast Webpage: https://podcast.unitarianchristianalliance.org
38:39 01/26/2022
44. Hmm...You Sound Apostate - Laureen Jandroep (Part 1)
Her Jehovah's Witness plans took an abrupt turn after thirty years, soon becoming a welcoming ministry for others like her. OPENING REMARKS Considering the motivation of the fear, two types of faith groups, the "Third Day Hypo-Adventist Full-Gospel Disciples of the Real Messiah Remnant Brethren," discernment, cyber-crime, dark corners, abuse, the term "cult," and "high-control religious groups." RESOURCES Episode 35. The Spirit of Error Anthony Buzzard Kingdom of God Ministry & Missions Restoration Fellowship YouTube: My Story of Waking Up in Pioneer School | #exjw Lori Jane Jehovah's Witness “Beliefs Clarified” PIMO - Physically In, Mentally Out Laureen's ministry website: Simply Christian (https://simplychristian.faith/) Daniel 5:25 - The writing on the wall: "Mene, mene, tekel, upharsin" Upcoming Events, UCA website CLOSING REMARKS The UCA Upcoming Events page is live! EPISODE INDEX (02:22) Two faith group types (11:11) Interview (39:28) Closing remarks (40:11) Upcoming Events FEEDBACK Words you must speak. Name and where you are from do include. "Hi! Joda I am. Laughed at subordinate joke I did." Email podcast@unitarianchristianalliance.org Click here to RECORD A MESSAGE Or call: 615-581-1158 Alternatively, just record yourself and email me the audio file LISTENING TIPS Pauses and pacing are hand crafted, artisan efforts. If your podcast app lets you remove silences, please don't. You will enjoy this better with the silences left in, and probably at the original speed. FOLLOW THE PODCAST The UCA Podcast email list! Large and enjoyable episode art, additional thoughts from the host, and notifications when there are delays. Enhance your inbox. Twitter @UCApodcast - Episode announcements Unitarian Christian Alliance YouTube channel Podcast Webpage: https://podcast.unitarianchristianalliance.org
42:50 01/19/2022
43. Good Anxiety, Good Doubt - Sean Finnegan
A prolific restorationist podcaster describes his start, his hobbies, and how unease has fueled his exploration for truth. OPENING REMARKS Times of refreshing, #1 cult indicator, fear, and the many inquisitive truth seekers? RESOURCES Living Hope International Ministries Pearson Ensign sailboat Whiteface skiing mountain Risk board game Truth Matters radio show and podcast Words of Wisdom Podcast, host Jerry Wierwille Episode 57 God at Work in Kenya 1 (Maurice Chahilu) Edward Fudge Restitutio podcast 425 Hell Is the Fire That Consumes (Edward Fudge) Living Hope Community Church Compass Christian Church, Louisville Kentucky (new church plant) The story about Anna Brown‘s experience, “All Things Come From You” Romans 12:2 - Transformed not Conformed Churches of Christ One God Report - 63) Christ Mass and Passover: Do THIS in Remembrance of Me? Restitutio 88. Restorationist Manifesto Restorationist Manifesto paper Restitutio articles YouTube UCA podcast channel (has closed captioning) UCA Membership Map CLOSING REMARKS Joke from Brandon Russell, Darcey from England, news about the UCA events page, and YouTube gives you closed captioning. EPISODE INDEX (02:51) Interview (25:16) Shout out to wife, Ruth (42:13) Closing remarks (42:26) Joke! (43:22) Thoughts from Darcey (44:35) Update on UCA events page FEEDBACK Expel the words from within you. Include your name and where you are from. "Hi! I'm me from a place and I like it." Email podcast@unitarianchristianalliance.org Click here to RECORD A MESSAGE Or call: 615-581-1158 Alternatively, just record yourself and email me the audio file LISTENING TIPS Pauses and pacing are hand crafted, artisan efforts. If your podcast app lets you remove silences, please don't. You will enjoy this better with the silences left in, and probably at the original speed. FOLLOW THE PODCAST The UCA Podcast email list! Large and enjoyable episode art, additional thoughts from the host, and notifications when there are delays. Enhance your inbox. Twitter @UCApodcast - Episode announcements Unitarian Christian Alliance YouTube channel Podcast Webpage: https://podcast.unitarianchristianalliance.org
48:05 01/12/2022
42. Leaning Out the Window - Philippus Heer
Serving and teaching in a missions organization in East Germany, Philippus navigates as a theological outlier in an area still suffering the atheistic after-effects of communism. OPENING REMARKS My mother-in-law's interest in Germany and the excellent debate resource in Dustin Smith's recent Biblical Unitarian podcasts. RESOURCES Thirty Years in the Wilderness - Jay & Eileen Kuntsman The Biblical Unitarian Podcast, 196: Reflections and Opening Statements From the Recent OT Debate (through episode 200) German Democratic Republic Youth With A Mission Dale Tuggy’s Trinities Podcast YouTube: Bill Schlegel - Finding Evidence for the Deity of Christ in the OT is not a NT Exercise CLOSING REMARKS Note from Kerry in Australia, questions on Bill Schlegel’s presentation, and an interruption to make note of me taking some weeks off. EPISODE INDEX (02:30) Interview (03:43) West and East Germany (08:50) Preserving a faith in the GDR (13:03) The path to a unitarian belief (22:22) Into teaching (23:08) Leaning out the window (37:02) Future hopes and a UCA conference (39:55) Closing remarks (41:00) Kerry's note (42:21) Taking some weeks off FEEDBACK Speak and be heard. Include your name and where you are from. "Hi! I'm Henry from the Boston. Love it!" Email podcast@unitarianchristianalliance.org Click here to RECORD A MESSAGE Or call: 615-581-1158 Alternatively, just record yourself and email me the audio file LISTENING TIPS Pauses and pacing are hand crafted, artisan efforts. If your podcast app lets you remove silences, please don't. You will enjoy this better with the silences left in, and probably at the original speed. FOLLOW THE PODCAST The UCA Podcast email list! Large and enjoyable episode art, additional thoughts from the host, and notifications when there are delays. Enhance your inbox. Twitter @UCApodcast - Episode announcements Unitarian Christian Alliance YouTube channel Podcast Webpage: https://podcast.unitarianchristianalliance.org
43:01 12/15/2021
41. A Good Land - Bill Schlegel
He traveled there for the geography but eventually found more—the hope of land restored, the anointed son of God, and inspiration for a podcast. OPENING REMARKS Upcoming release of Bill Schlegel's UCA presentation "Finding the Deity of Christ in the Old Testament is not a New Testament Exercise," and Bill's past testimony. CLOSING REMARKS Questions for Bill Schlegel, new Events page, a volunteer, seeking word of other efforts in the works, subscribe to UCA YouTube channel, and ani lomed (אני לומד). RESOURCES Bill & Stephanie Schlegel - From Trinity to One God YouTube video Restitutio podcast interview: “Master’s University Professor finds Son of God, Loses Job!”Jerusalem University College Book The Satellite Bible Atlas - Bill Schlegel 2 Peter 1:6 - cleverly devised myths John 1:49 - Nathaniel recognizes Jesus as "the son of God" Exodus 4:22 - Israel is God's firstborn son One God Report podcast, Troy Salinger guest, episodes 57- 59 One God Report podcast, episode 35: Homeschooling Family Finds the One God and His Messiah Land and Bible blog Theological Conference in Atlanta John 17:3 - Knowing the one true God 1 Timothy 2:5 Coming to the knowledge of God and the man who is mediator Acts 17:31 - A man who is appointed to be judge (not us) 1 John 5:1 - He who loves God loves those who believe Jesus is the Messiah Book: The First Hebrew Primer Sean Finnegan takes Hebrew classes from Biblical Language Center EPISODE INDEX (02:47) Interview (07:08) Learning Hebrew in Israel (08:46) The land (16:11) The discovery of the human Messiah (18:34) The One God Report podcast (21:50) Prologue of John episodes (27:44) Judgement (34:20) What to call us? (37:13) Tips on learning Hebrew (42:39) Closing remarks (43:28) Events page announcement FEEDBACK Say it with a smile. Include your name and where you are from. "Hi! I'm Samuel from the Serengeti. I'm singing along. Keep it up!" Email podcast@unitarianchristianalliance.org Click here to RECORD A MESSAGE Or call: 615-581-1158 Alternatively, just record yourself and email me the audio file LISTENING TIPS Pauses and pacing are hand crafted, artisan efforts. If your podcast app lets you remove silences, please don't. You will enjoy this better with the silences left in, and probably at the original speed. FOLLOW THE PODCAST The UCA Podcast email list! Large and enjoyable episode art, additional thoughts from the host, and notifications when there are delays. Enhance your inbox. Instagram UCA.podcast - Pictures and quotes Twitter @UCApodcast - Episode announcements Unitarian Christian Alliance YouTube channel Podcast Webpage: https://podcast.unitarianchristianalliance.org
47:30 12/08/2021
40. Like Children - Mary Harbin
How a wife and a distant military husband discovered a transforming faith. OPENING REMARKS What are unitarian Christians, the crunching surprise of the godman, turning heads, explicit verses, asking a child, processed food, and GMOs. CLOSING REMARKS Questions for Dale Tuggy, becoming UCA member, UCA podcast trading cards, and Seneca's thoughts from UCA conference. RESOURCES John 1 - Difficult passage (unless someone knows exactly what it means and then it’s entirely obvious) Philippians 2 - Difficult passage #2 Acts 3:13 - Jesus is God’s faithful servant John 13:14-16 - Jesus is humble John 12:49 - Jesus was given the words Matthew 28:18 - All authority given to him John 5:18 - He could do nothing on his own John 20:17 - Jesus has a God John 17:3 - The Father is the one true God John Lynn from The Living Truth Fellowship Seventh Day Adventists PTSD The Adventure Bible Proverbs 4:16 - Sleep Veteran Support Ministry Luke 18:19 - Good teacher Don’t Blame God - Book UCA Membership Map Episode 23. The Wheels Fell Off - Chuck Graham Episode 16. Bible Feed Podcast - Dan Weatherall, Paul Davenport Dale Tuggy - What John 1 Meant (UCA Conference 2021) Unitarian Christian Alliance FAQ and Help EPISODE INDEX (01:23) Piano toss (07:07) Interview (44:14) Closing remarks (46:17) Seneca Harbin's UCA thoughts FEEDBACK Create controlled mouth cacophony. Include your name and where you are from. "Hi! I'm Francine from Nevada. Thanks for sharing the purpose of the UCA." Email podcast@unitarianchristianalliance.org Click here to RECORD A MESSAGE Or call: 615-581-1158 Alternatively, just record yourself and email me the audio file LISTENING TIPS Pauses and pacing are hand crafted, artisan efforts. If your podcast app lets you remove silences, please don't. You will enjoy this better with the silences left in, and probably at the original speed. FOLLOW THE PODCAST The UCA Podcast email list! Large and enjoyable episode art, additional thoughts from the host, and notifications when there are delays. Enhance your inbox. Instagram UCA.podcast - Pictures and quotes Twitter @UCApodcast - Episode announcements Podcast Webpage: https://podcast.unitarianchristianalliance.org
48:41 11/24/2021
39. Reflections and Purpose
The one-year anniversary episode! Mark thinks about where we've been, where we're going, hungry widows, and why. CLOSING REMARKS Next year, Q&A, "Dynamic Monarchianism" book in the works, other events, monster truck rally, Chloe from Arizona, an humble audiobook, and Amanda Dunn. RESOURCES Episode 38. The Making of a Trinity Nerd - Dale Tuggy Unitarian Christian Alliance FAQ Mark 12:29 - Greatest commandment, the Shema Dale's entry on the Trinity - Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy Episode 26. Road Trip and Late-Night Christology - Eric Miller 1 Timothy 3 - Paul's description of qualifications (not for web developer) Matthew 25:31 - Criteria for entrance into Kingdom Acts 6 - Widows in need Acts 6:2 - Conflict of preaching and serving tables Chris Date's single issue website: Rethinking Hell Dale Tuggy discusses Christ Date's Search for a Viable Trinity Theory, Episode 336 (part 1) and Episode 337 (part 2)  Allegiance to the King (https://allegiancetotheking.org/) Atlanta Bible College (Church of God General Conference) (https://coggc.org/)  Spirit and Truth (Revised English Version) (https://spiritandtruthonline.org/) Living Hope International Ministries (https://lhim.org/) Williamsburg Christadelphian Foundation (https://www.wcfoundation.org/) Integrity Syndicate (https://integritysyndicate.com/) UCA Membership Map Theophilus Press (UCA publishing) An Humble Inquiry into the Scripture-Account of Jesus Christ: A Short Argument concerning His Deity and Glory according to the Gospel (Amazon link) EPISODE INDEX (02:22) Reflections (08:20) Misunderstandings (13:36) Meeting needs, Acts 6 (16:04) Paul writes from prison about web developers (24:05) The start of the UCA (28:03) Division of labor (29:37) UCA sponsor mentions (33:00) The coming year (35:00) The monster truck rally (35:45) Apology for the monster truck rally (36:07) Chloe from Arizona (39:20) Amanda Dunn FEEDBACK Your ponderances merit pronouncing. Include your name and where you are from. "Hi! I'm Tale Duggy from ... uh, New Zealand. I was impressed by that one." Email podcast@unitarianchristianalliance.org Click here to RECORD A MESSAGE Or call: 615-581-1158 Alternatively, just record yourself and email me the audio file LISTENING TIPS Pauses and pacing are hand crafted, artisan efforts. If your podcast app lets you remove silences, please don't. You will enjoy this better with the silences left in, and probably at the original speed. FOLLOW THE PODCAST The UCA Podcast email list! Large and enjoyable episode art, additional thoughts from the host, and notifications when there are delays. Enhance your inbox. Instagram UCA.podcast - Pictures and quotes Twitter @UCApodcast - Episode announcements Podcast Webpage: https://podcast.unitarianchristianalliance.org
42:29 11/17/2021
38. The Making of a Trinity Nerd - Dale Tuggy
A philosophy professor is an uncommon career path. How Dale turned curiosity into a prolific and specialized body of work. OPENING REMARKS Avoiding "popular" guests, upcoming release of first session of the UCA conference, nerd DNA, and a trip to the zoo. CLOSING REMARKS Q&A experiment (UCA podcast style), practical questions, Brandon Duke trapped atop the ivory tower, The UCA Podcast email list, note from Beth in Ohio, and a single word from my adorable cohost. RESOURCES Dale Tuggy - What John 1 Meant (UCA Conference 2021) Dale's entry on the Trinity - Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy Trinities Blog Vineyard Church BIOLA University Brian Leftow Trinity paper which includes the Rockettes Dale’s articles about Leftow’s ideas Sir Anthony Buzzard, Kingdom of God book J.P. Moreland Steven Davis, Christian philosopher Trinities - podcast 335 Pastor Jeff Deuble’s Christ Before Creeds Trinities podcast 334 – “Who do you say I am?” God's Death - A Counterfactual Historical Reconstruction (the puppet show) Higher ground church, Whitehouse, TN EPISODE INDEX (02:02) A trip to the zoo (02:27) Interview with Dale Tuggy (35:29) Closing remarks (38:07) Brandon's sub-practical question FEEDBACK Just say it. Include your name and where you are from. "Hi! I'm Richard from Montana. Yep." Email podcast@unitarianchristianalliance.org Click here to RECORD A MESSAGE Or call: 615-581-1158 Alternatively, just record yourself and email me the audio file LISTENING TIPS Pauses and pacing are hand crafted, artisan efforts. If your podcast app lets you remove silences, please don't. You will enjoy this better with the silences left in, and probably at the original speed. FOLLOW THE PODCAST The UCA Podcast email list! Large and enjoyable episode art, additional thoughts from the host, and notifications when there are delays. Enhance your inbox. Instagram UCA.podcast - Pictures and quotes Twitter @UCApodcast - Episode announcements Podcast Webpage: https://podcast.unitarianchristianalliance.org
40:59 11/10/2021
37. Suicide, Death, and Love - Dan DeFrang
Man's mortal enemy did not prevail. Love brought Dan back from the brink to find purpose and hope. OPENING REMARKS Mr. Thornberry, death, real death, real consequence, our human Messiah's profound trust in his God, obedience, mathematical infinitesimalness, and resurrection as a real proof.  RESOURCES God's Death - A Counterfactual Historical Reconstruction (the puppet show) Romans 5:12-21 - By one man's obedience, many will be made righteous 1 Corinthians 15:21 - By one man came resurrection from the dead Matthew 25:31-46 - Sheep and goats Matthew 7:21 - Depart I never knew you Hometown Heroes Outdoors EPISODE INDEX (00:35) Mr. Thornberry's service (02:40) The importance of Jesus being human (07:32) Interview with Dan DeFrang (30:49) Closing remarks (31:01) A twinkling and enthusiastic "Stacey" FEEDBACK Let your word become sound and vibrate among us. Say your name and where you are from. "Hi! I'm Nikolas from Prague. Wish I could have made it to the conference!" Email podcast@unitarianchristianalliance.org Click here to RECORD A MESSAGE Or call: 615-581-1158 Alternatively, just record yourself and email me the audio file LISTENING TIPS Pauses and pacing are hand crafted, artisan efforts. If your podcast app lets you remove silences, please don't. You will enjoy this better with the silences left in, and probably at the original speed. FOLLOW THE PODCAST The UCA Podcast email list! Large and enjoyable episode art, additional thoughts from the host, and notifications when there are delays. Enhance your inbox. Instagram UCA.podcast - Pictures and quotes Twitter @UCApodcast - Episode announcements Podcast Webpage: https://podcast.unitarianchristianalliance.org
32:39 11/03/2021
36. The 1st UCA Conference - Stacey Berger
From Idaho to Tennessee to Conference Coordinator, Stacey reciprocates the generosity of others, serving to help make the October event a success.   OPENING REMARKS Amanda Dunn's reaction to the conference, a little Wright preps to see friends, and Mark's opening remarks from Friday night at the UCA Conference. CLOSING REMARKS Details about the UCA Conference videos, Matthew Elton of Spark & Foster Films, checking your spam, a note from Joanna in Arizona, and "An Humble Inquiry" introduction and reading. RESOURCES Allegiance to the King Higher Ground Church, White House, TN 21st Century Reformation, Dan and Sharon Gill Episode 17. Fellowship Effectively Less Frequently - Kenny Willenburg Spark & Foster Films Join the Unitarian Christian Alliance Theophilus Press An Humble Inquiry into the Scripture-Account of Jesus Christ: A Short Argument concerning His Deity and Glory according to the Gospel (Amazon link) EPISODE INDEX (01:01) Wright talks of who she'll meet (01:56) UCA conference opening remarks (06:34) Interview with Stacey Berger (25:10) Heidi pops in for a thank you (26:35) Session video information (27:38) Joanna in Arizona (29:20) Theophilus Press, An Humble Inquiry (32:30) A twinkling and enthusiastic assist FEEDBACK Gimme some good gab. Say your name and where you are from. "Ha! It's Bob from nowhere of significance. You clearly do not know what you're talking about." Email podcast@unitarianchristianalliance.org Click here to RECORD A MESSAGE Or call: 615-581-1158 Alternatively, just record yourself and email me the audio file LISTENING TIPS Pauses and pacing are hand crafted, artisan efforts. If your podcast app lets you remove silences, please don't. You will enjoy this better with the silences left in, and probably at the original speed. But who am I to spoil your fun? FOLLOW THE PODCAST The UCA Podcast email list! Large and enjoyable episode art, additional thoughts from the host, and notifications when there are delays. Enhance your inbox. Instagram UCA.podcast - Pictures and quotes Twitter @UCApodcast - Episode announcements Podcast Webpage: https://podcast.unitarianchristianalliance.org
33:17 10/27/2021
35. The Spirit of Error
Two sides of a curious coin—right doctrine with wrong spirit, and wrong doctrine with right spirit. Can any sense be made of these possibilities? OPENING REMARKS Appreciation for guests, pronouncing "error," one error in three persons, and mystical grammar. CLOSING REMARKS Reassurances about talking to Mark at the UCA conference, Dana from Pennsylvania comes up for air between episodes 26 and 27, and rub off some spirit kindness. RESOURCES Episode 31. Behind the Scenes - Brandon Duke Interviews Mark Cain 1 John 4:5-6 - The "spirit of error" verse. 1 John 2:23 - No one who denies the ... Son has the Father Matthew 23:8-12 - Call no man "rabbi" and the first shall be last Ravi Zacharias Hid Hundreds of Pictures of Women, Abuse ... Christianity Today story Episode 33. My Trinitarian Best Friend - Amanda Dunn (Part 1) 1 Corinthians 13:4-6 - Love is patient The meaning of "eat crow" The 2021 UCA Conference, Oct. 15-17 Episode 26. Road Trip and Late-Night Christology - Eric Miller (the episode referenced by Dana) EPISODE INDEX (02:44) Error the Father, Error the Son, and Error the Spirit (04:19) Mystery grammar (08:29) Hearing what you think is in the text (11:10) Inferences vs. essential doctrines (12:14) Error vs. spirit of error (13:15) The two problematic possibilities (16:03) False teachers and the three damages (23:47) The damage of a false leader, dependance (27:16) The doctrine considerations (29:29) Amanda Dunn, episode 33 (misunderstanding strong) (32:11) The two spirits (33:07) Judgement day, doctrines don't matter? (34:14) Having commonality with doctrinal opponants (35:58) Dana! FEEDBACK Do like Dana did—deposit your declaration during a disjunction of determined delight. Say your first name and your state or country. "Hello, this is Ichabad from Crete. Can I get a stuffed UCA unicorn? The one with a curved blue horn?" Email podcast@unitarianchristianalliance.org Click here to RECORD A MESSAGE Or call: 615-581-1158 Alternatively, just record yourself and email me the audio file LISTENING TIPS Pauses and pacing are hand crafted, artisan efforts. If your podcast app lets you remove silences, please don't. You will enjoy this better with the silences left in, and probably at the original speed. But who am I to spoil your fun? FOLLOW THE PODCAST The UCA Podcast email list! Large and enjoyable episode art, additional thoughts from the host, and notifications when there are delays. All the cool kids are signed up. Instagram UCA.podcast - Pictures and quotes Twitter @UCApodcast - Episode announcements Podcast Webpage: https://podcast.unitarianchristianalliance.org
38:31 09/29/2021
34. My Homeschooling Nail-biter - Amanda Dunn (Part 2)
This was not how it was supposed to happen. A "Statement of Faith" navigation goes awry.  CLOSING REMARKS Words from Paul in Georgia, Jackie in Ireland, and Amanda in Idaho The 2021 UCA Conference, Oct. 15-17 Episode 26. Road Trip & Late Night Christology - Eric Miller God's Death - A Counterfactual Historical Reconstruction (the puppet show) RESOURCES Episode 6. Working at the Colson Center - Anna Brown Classical Conversations, homeschooling program Biblical Unitarian wikipedia article Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-day Saints Episodes 2. Mother Disrupted - Hildy Chandler, UCA podcast (also see episodes 3 and 4) EPISODE INDEX (01:26) Interview (19:35) The heart stop and the blame (25:36) The verdict (37:56) Closing remarks (Paul, Jackie, and Amanda) FEEDBACK Go ahead, spit it out! Say your first name and your state or country. "Hi, it's John from the land of puppets. I hope I get a contract out of that." Email podcast@unitarianchristianalliance.org Click here to RECORD A MESSAGE Or call: 615-581-1158 Or just record yourself and email me the audio file LISTENING TIPS Pauses and pacing are hand crafted, artisan efforts. If your podcast app lets you remove silences, please don't. You will enjoy this better with the silences left in. FOLLOW THE PODCAST The UCA Podcast email list! Large and enjoyable episode art, additional thoughts from the host, and notifications when there are delays. Instagram UCA.podcast - Pictures and quotes Twitter @UCApodcast - Episode announcements Podcast Webpage: https://podcast.unitarianchristianalliance.org
43:28 09/22/2021
33. My Trinitarian Best Friend - Amanda Dunn (Part 1)
What if revealing your unitarian faith might cost you your most treasured friendship, and what if it flourished instead?  OPENING REMARKS This podcast is not *for* Trinitarians Episode 1. The Perilous Trinity Deep Dive, UCA podcast Opinions do vary Do not try this at home Mythological equestrian creature CLOSING REMARKS Notes from Justin in Florida and PJ in Tennessee The 2021 UCA Conference, Oct. 15-17 UCA Membership Map The UCA Podcast email subscription list Stephanie Schlegel, guest in episode 12. An Americain in "Messianic" Israel, enumerates analogies in episode 32. Negotiating with Trinitarians Announcing the release of God's Death - A Counterfactual Historical Reconstruction (it's a puppet show) Unitarian Christian Alliance YouTube channel Trinities podcast 333 - The Arguments of "God's Death" dives in deep RESOURCES Book "When I Don't Desire God: How to Fight for Joy" Jon Piper Book "Did the First Christians Worship Jesus?" James Dunn Amanda mentioned the other podcast interview that she and Cory really enjoyed: Episode 25. Wandering, Arguing, and Culture - Anne Fischhaber EPISODE INDEX (02:37) Interview (51:48) Closing remarks (Justin, PJ, Stephanie Schlegel) (54:43) Announcement of Puppet Show release! FEEDBACK Expel mind content. Say your first name and your state or country. "Hey there, it’s Samuel from somewhere. Say something similar to someone somehow." Email podcast@unitarianchristianalliance.org Click here to RECORD A MESSAGE Or call: 615-581-1158 Or just record yourself and email me the audio file LISTENING TIPS Pauses and pacing are hand crafted, artisan efforts. If your podcast app lets you remove silences, please don't. You will enjoy this better with the silences left in. FOLLOW THE PODCAST The UCA Podcast email list! Large and enjoyable episode art, additional thoughts from the host, and notifications when there are delays. Instagram UCA.podcast - Pictures and quotes Twitter @UCApodcast - Episode announcements Podcast Webpage: https://podcast.unitarianchristianalliance.org
56:42 09/15/2021
32. Negotiating with Trinitarians - John Lawson
How a Torah observant Christian seeking a first century faith learned wisdom from a hostage negotiator.  CLOSING REMARKS The UCA Podcast YouTube channel, closed captioning for hearing impaired, a request for a consult, prepping for the UCA conference, Hector's excitement to be attending the UCA conference, behind the scenes of my episode emails, and a clip of one of John's videos. RESOURCES The Truman Show BiblicalUnitarian.com Restitutio podcast, Sean Finnegan One God Report podcast, Bill Schlegel Never Split the Difference: Negotiating as if Your Life Depended on It, book by Chris Voss John Lawson YouTube channel UCA Podcast YouTube channel Unitarian Christian Alliance conference, Oct. 15-17 The UCA Podcast email list The Son of God, YouTube video, John Lawson SCRIPTURES Psalm 119:142 - Your law is truth EPISODE INDEX (03:18) Interview (18:44) Never Split the Difference (33:10) Closing remarks (35:38) Hector from Massachusetts  (37:35) Segment from John Lawson video FEEDBACK First you think it, then you say it. Give your first name and your state or country. "Hi, it’s Mary Anne from Nova Scotia. What if Brandon made statements which Mark had to answer in the form of a question?" Email podcast@unitarianchristianalliance.org Click here to RECORD A MESSAGE (https://www.speakpipe.com/UCApodcast) Or call: 615-581-1158 Or just record yourself and email me the audio file LISTENING TIPS Pauses and pacing are hand crafted, artisan efforts. If your podcast app lets you remove silences, please don't. You will enjoy this better with the silences left in. FOLLOW THE PODCAST The UCA Podcast email list! Large and enjoyable episode art, additional thoughts from the host, and notifications when there are delays. Instagram UCA.podcast - Pictures and quotes Twitter @UCApodcast - Episode announcements Podcast Webpage: https://podcast.unitarianchristianalliance.org
38:35 09/01/2021
31. Behind the Scenes - Brandon Duke Interviews Mark Cain
My motivations, machinations, and mission—Brandon Duke interviews Mark Cain about his podcasting pursuits.  OPENING REMARKS Adding yourself to the UCA map and my inner thoughts about today’s guest host. CLOSING REMARKS Teaching a podcasting workshop, your possible interest in starting a podcast, your possible disinterest in starting one, podcast varieties, Breakfast Theology, knock-knock joke from Brandon Russell, The UCA Podcast email list, former guests’ magical meetup, and the 2021 UCA Conference. RESOURCES UCA Membership Map 368 Introducing the UCA Podcast, Restitutio, Dec. 3, 2020 Episode 1. The Perilous Trinity Deep Dive, UCA podcast Episodes 2. Mother Disrupted - Hildy Chandler, UCA podcast (also see episodes 3 and 4) Episode 25. Wandering, Arguing, and Culture - Anne Fischhaber, UCA podcast Shaliah, The Principle of Agency in the Old Testament Episode 19. Credibility and God's Death, UCA podcast Hank Hanegraaff, The Bible Answer Man Trinities podcast Restitutio podcast Breakfast Theology podcast Record some audio for the podcast! Unitarian Christian Alliance conference, Oct. 15-17 EPISODE INDEX (03:05) Interview (30:13) Closing remarks (32:45) Breakfast Theology podcast (34:23) Brandon Russell’s knock-knock joke FEEDBACK Let your mouth unleash it’s contents. Say your first name and your state or country. "Hey there, it’s John from South Carolina. What is it that you got going on up in your head? Please clarify." Email podcast@unitarianchristianalliance.org Click here to RECORD A MESSAGE Or call: 615-581-1158 Or just record yourself and email me the audio file LISTENING TIPS Pauses and pacing are hand crafted, artisan efforts. If your podcast app lets you remove silences, please don't. You will enjoy this better with the silences left in. FOLLOW THE PODCAST The UCA Podcast email list! Large and enjoyable episode art, additional thoughts from the host, and notifications when there are delays. Instagram UCA.podcast - Pictures and quotes Twitter @UCApodcast - Episode announcements Podcast Webpage: https://podcast.unitarianchristianalliance.org
36:46 08/18/2021