A Mission Church Podcast

On Being Men & Women (Part II)

September 12, 2022 • Aaron Bair, Ritch Sandford

In part two of this episode, Aaron and Ritch discuss femininity, motherhood, homemaking, and much more. At the end of the episode, Ritch gives us a bonus round!

On Being Men & Women (Part I)

September 5, 2022 • Aaron Bair, Ritch Sandford

Aaron sits down with Ritch Sandford to talk about masculinity and femininity, and the need to recover what has been stripped away in our day and age. In Part I, they talk primarily about masculinity, and Part II covers femininity.

Darwin & Dust (Part II)

August 22, 2022 • Aaron Bair, Luke Wayne

In part two of this episode, Luke first articulates why he believes in the classical Christian view of anthropology. There's lots of talk about dust on this point. Lastly, he explains the meaning and purpose of the Imago Dei (i.e. Image of God).

Darwin & Dust (Part I)

August 15, 2022 • Aaron Bair, Luke Wayne

In the first part of this conversation, Aaron and Luke Wayne talk about the rise of Darwinian thought in Christian circles, and how this type of thinking affects our approach to Scripture.

Narnian Virtues with Dr. Joe Rigney

August 8, 2022 • Aaron Bair, Joe Rigney

Dr. Joe Rigney, president of Bethlehem College & Seminary, comes on the pod to talk about his book, Live Like a Narnian, and how C.S. Lewis's beloved series gives us great lessons in masculinity and femininity. Twitter Handle: @joe_rigney

Strong Characters

August 1, 2022 • Aaron Bair

To kick off season two, Aaron talks about one of the greatest battlegrounds for our generation: Anthropology.

Architecture's Song with Doug Wilson

February 25, 2022 • Aaron Bair, Doug Wilson

For this episode, Aaron talks with Pastor Doug Wilson about the testimony architecture conveys, and why we should build sanctuaries that seek to maximally glorify God in every area. To buy Let the Stones Cry Out: https://canonpress.com/products/let-the-stones-cry-out/ To follow Pastor Doug's work: https://dougwils.com

End of 2021

December 31, 2021 • Aaron Bair, Katelyn Bair

Aaron is joined by the first lady of the podcast to discuss family rhythms and raising little dragon-slayers. After that, ANOTHER guest joins them to recap the first year of podcasting as well as looking towards the future.

Tom Bombadil and the Household

November 23, 2021 • Aaron Bair, C.R. Wiley

In this episode, Aaron talks with C.R. Wiley about his upcoming book, In the House of Tom Bombadil, along with his previous release, The Household and the War for the Cosmos, to showcase the importance of the Christian household. To follow Wiley's work, go to http://crwiley.com

The Man Before the Reformation

October 6, 2021 • Aaron Bair, Benjamin Merkle

Dr. Ben Merkle, President of New Saint Andrews in Moscow, Idaho, comes on the pod to chat about his book, The White Horse King--a biography of Alfred the Great. Although he may not be a name that is commonly well-known, King Alfred was a man who played a pivotal role in christianizing his nation as well as establishing important foundations that we still hold to over a thousand years after his death. To purchase The White Horse King: https://canonpress.com/products/the-white-horse-king-the-life-of-alfred-the-great/

The Heroines We Need

September 14, 2021 • Aaron Bair, Christine Cohen

Christine Cohen, author of The Winter King, comes on the pod and chats with Aaron about how she creates heroines, and how her approach differs from mainstream YA (young adult) novelists. They also touch on Biblical femininity and the perils of feminism. Lastly, Christine talks about her upcoming novel! To purchase The Winter King, go to https://canonpress.com/products/winter-king/ Follow Christine on Instagram! @christinecohen_author

In Service to Christ's Bride

August 26, 2021 • Aaron Bair, Matthew Emadi

For this episode, Aaron talks with Matt Emadi, pastor of Crossroads Church in Sandy, Utah, about his booklet, “How Can I Serve My Church?”. They also chat about the Salt Lake School of Theology—a brand new seminary that’s being launched in Utah! To buy Matt’s book: How Can I Serve My Church? (Church Questions) https://www.amazon.com/dp/1433572117/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_glt_fabc_p31s1rs21jeajafxvxk4 To find out more about the School of Theology, go to: http://www.slst.us

Why Utah?

June 22, 2021 • Aaron Bair, Apologia Utah

Wade Orsini and Andrew Soncrant of Apologia Church are coming out to Utah to plant a church, so Aaron spoke with them to see 1) why they are planting in Utah, and 2) what makes Utah such an important mission field. Their church's website: https://apologiautah.com/ Their Facebook page: Apologia Church Utah

A Voice for the Voiceless

May 25, 2021 • Aaron Bair, Kris Martenson

For this episode, Aaron talks with Kris Martenson about Voice for the Voiceless: A ministry devoted to seeing babies saved rather than aborted. Additionally, Kris shares personal stories of the reality of ministering to people outside an abortion mill, and the real life babies who have been saved through the work of this ministry. Follow their Facebook page by searching Utah's Voice for the Voiceless. If you're not in Utah, and you want to get involved with Abortion Abolitionism, go to http://endabortionnow.com Razing Altars is the YouTube channel that captures Kris and the team's daily conversations with people outside the abortion clinics.

The Woke Church

April 28, 2021 • Aaron Bair, Jeremy Howard

Aaron talks with Jeremy Howard, a pastor and co-host of the Do Theology Podcast, about his recent article, "Good News for the Woke". In place of the book review, here are some resources on the Woke Church to check out: Just Thinking Podcast: https://justthinking.me/ep-108-critical-race-theory Statement on Social Justice: https://statementonsocialjustice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/ssjg-final.pdf Article from Founders Ministry: https://founders.org/2019/02/11/social-justice-is-not-about-justice Check out Jeremy at http://jeremyhoward.net