Fearless Questions

Following our Questions to Freedom

Episode 13: Brian Zahnd

Out of the early days of Christian music and coffee in the 1980’s, Brian Zahnd became the pastor of (what would become) a megachurch in St. Joseph, Missouri.  Everything was going great…good marriage and a church that was big and still growing….a Pastor’s dream.  But while everything seemed perfect, Brian began to feel a gnawing […]

Episode 12: Michael Milligan Talks Healthcare in America

Have you ever known someone who has faced bankruptcy?  If you have, did you know that there is a 60-70% chance that it started with a financial crisis rooted in healthcare expenses…AND that approximately 70% of those people actually HAD insurance when the crisis started. I can hear it now….Jeff…Why are you talking about bankruptcy […]

Episode 11: Carl Medearis

Is calling yourself a Christian the same thing as being a follower of Jesus?  This is a provocative question posed to us today as we get to hear from someone who has lived out the realities associated with this question around the world. From speaking in the towns (and even mosques) of Lebanon, meeting with […]

Episode 10: Pete Enns

Today’s conversation is a gift my friends!  I hope it is a gift for you…but I KNOW it was a gift for me! Dr. Peter Enns is a Scholar, Theologian, Writer, and Speaker with a profound ability to articulate deep perspective on faith and theology in a common language that makes sense to our lived […]

Episode 09: Clark Kellogg

When it comes to success there is usually talent involved…But to achieve greatness, there has to be real heart behind the scene that is fueling the engine. Today we have the unique opportunity to share a conversation with basketball legend Clark Kellogg as he shares some of the lessons he’s learned along the way in […]

Episode 08: Shannan Martin – Falling Free

I hope that you all get a chance to head over to the Fearless Questions Podcast today and listen-in to a conversation with my new friend Shannan Martin. Shannan is the author of ‘Falling Free…Rescued From the Life I Always Wanted’.  It’s a beautiful story of the journey Shannan and her husband Cory have walked from […]

Episode 07: Bullies and Belonging

Today on the podcast I sit down to share with you a few thoughts that emerged for me out of this past weekend of Presidential Inaugurations and Protest Marches.  It’s just me sharing some of my thoughts and heart on who the real enemy of our soul is and encouragement not to submit to dualistic […]

The Battle of a Marine that We All Face

Have you watched any of the reality survival shows on television recently?  While there are shows like The Amazing Race that I think I’d enjoy participating in, I can assure you of my insufficient ability to catch, kill and eat wild animals to survive on the more intense shows…(read: If it’s not at the Piggly Wiggly […]

Episode 06: Dr. Andy Bannister

Just a couple of months ago I was chatting with you about some of the best ways to engage in healthy and meaningful spiritual conversations with others. One of the books that we referenced in that late October discussion on the blog was The Atheist Who Didn’t Exist…Or: the Dreadful Consequences of Bad Arguments  Today […]

Episode 05: John Freeman

What do Waffles, Spiritual Direction and Greensboro, North Carolina have in common?  The answer, of course, is John Freeman! John is the Executive Director of Grace Discipleship…an awesome non-profit ministry helping connect weary souls with the Gospel of Grace.  They do this by providing space for people to discover how to live out the deeper […]