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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 123: To Be The Church Returns

The To Be The Church Podcast is back! After a summer full of staff transitions, camps, weekly gatherings, and vacations, Andrew and Tyler are back in...
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Episode 135: Give the People What They Want (at Christmas)

There is no escaping it, Christmas season is here. Today Andrew and Tyler talk about the tension between what (some) church folks want and...
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Episode 56: The Attractional Church

It's Holy Week, and we're talking about the Attractional Church. How "big" do we get on Easter Sunday? How do we get those Easter folks to come back to our church? Should we try? Today we talk about this... and Christian billboards.
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Episode 85: Those Darn Millennials

Millennials and the church... So much has been said about how they relate to the church, why they're leaving the church, and how we can keep them around. This week, Tyler is joined by four millennials who are trying to live out what it looks like to be the church.
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Episode 14: Christian or Christianese?

This week, we begin a new segment: Christian or Christianese, where we discuss terminology used by Christians. We also handle an Anonymous Comment, talk Ecclesiology, and discuss Tyler's uncomfortable Sunday morning.
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Episode 39: New Heavens & New Earth

Today is asmorgasbord of topics. We’re talking about the red cup… or actually, the outrage over the outrage of the red cup. We also talk Christian or Christianese, and spend our “ology” segment talking eschatology, specifically: what’s the point of the new heavens and new earth?
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Episode 24: Stephen Miller on Music, Worship, and the Church

Today we talk with author, recording artist, and worship leader Stephen Miller about worship, the church, and the upcoming worship night at LPC. Andrew discusses what he looks for in a music pastor, and we listen to a few songs from Stephen's new record, Liberating King.
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Episode 97: Reformed in an Arminian Denomination?

This week we tackle the issue of ascribing to reformed theology in a tradition that has overwhelmingly been known as Arminian.
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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 73: More on Race and the Smoking Parking Lot Guy

Today we take a closer look at a couple of previous topics. First, Andrew and Tyler discuss the danger of lumping cultural "sins" into the same category as biblical sins. Then, the guys invite Sam into the conversation to discuss racism in America from the perspective of a self-described "ethnical enigma."

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