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We are the church. Not the building. Not the name. Us. The People. As Christians, we’re called to strive to be the church 365 days a year. Join Pastors Andrew Murch and Tyler Clarensau every week as they discuss life as Christians on mission, tackle different “ologies,” recommend books, and answer your questions.

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Episode 66: Liturgy (Part Two)

Tyler recently sat down with Paul Ramey and Adam Hendrix, two pastors who are responsible for the liturgy at their respective churches.
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Episode 64: Facebook Live

This week we decided to record live on Facebook. We looked at a few questions, checked out some Christian or Christianese, and gave some recommendations.
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Episode 54: Praying for the Home Team

Should a Christian pray for their team to win? Shouldn't a Christian pray about everything? What happens in community when we pray about trivial things? Tyler and Andrew tackle this subject. We also talk a little "Christian or Christianese," discussing the phrases "personal Lord & Savior" and "the sinner's prayer." Also, isn't it better for someone to go to a prosperity church than not going to a church at all?
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Episode 50: Joel Osteen or Fortune Cookie

It's our 50th episode! It's our one year anniversary! Today we play a few games, including Yeezus or Jesus and Joel Osteen or Fortune Cookie. We also take a pointed political question, and bring back our segment called "Questions With Drew."
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Episode 25: Citizens & Saints’ Zach Bolen

This week we talk with Zach Bolen of the band Citizens & Saints. We talk music in the church, songwriting in the church, the role of community in the church.
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Episode 86: No Fat People on the Worship Team

This week, we discuss the "Worship Team Guidelines" of a church that was recently under scrutiny for their stance on being overweight. Enjoy.
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Episode 118: Jeff Vanderstelt, Author of GOSPEL FLUENCY

This week, Tyler and Courtney sit down with Pastor and Author Jeff Vanderstelt about his new book Gospel Fluency. RESOURCES: Gospel Fluency by Jeff Vanderstelt Saturate by...
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Episode 149: The Gospel and The Gifts

What happens when a denominational distinction or element of a church culture takes precedence over Scripture? How should we respond? And how can we keep this...
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Episode 58: Women in the Old Testament

Women in the Old Testament... Numbers 5 is odd... Why in the world would God tell a man who suspects that his wife is unfaithful to humiliate her by having her drink cursed water?
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Episode 61: Chasing Church Growth

Andrew and Tyler were at a pastor's conference this week, so they recorded from North Town Coffee in Yakima, Washington. They grabbed a cup of coffee, found a table, and talked about the dangers of chasing church growth.

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