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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 26: Chad Gardner of King’s Kaleidoscope

Today we're joined by Chad Gardner, the front man for King's Kaleidoscope. We talk about the formation of the 10-piece band, the new record Becoming Who We Are, and the importance (or lack of) of creativity in the local church body. Also, Courtney and Tyler talk about short term missions trips.
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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 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 23: Homosexuality, Divorce, & the Bride

Tyler, Andrew, and Courtney discuss Questions From a College Student about homosexuality, questions from a listener about a pastor's divorce, and an ecclesiology conversation about what to do when church life runs dry.
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Episode 22: Disagreeing with Christian Leaders

Danny's back, and so is Christian or Christianese: Brooklyn style. We spend the majority of our time discussing what we do with a pastor/author/speaker we disagree with doctrinally.
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Episode 21: Racism in America

Today we're joined by Danny Meyerend (aka D-Money) as we talk racism in America, racism in Scripture, and our response as the Church.
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Episode 20: The Gospel and Politics

It's 4th of July weekend, so we're gonna blow stuff up. Join us as we talk about the role of the Christian in politics, the idea of a "Christian nation," and the phrase "God only helps those who help themselves."
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Episode 19: Christ in the Old Testament

Today we're joined by Courtney, a new member of our team at To Be The Church. She asks "Questions from a College Grad," and we spend a good amount of time talking about finding Christ in the Old Testament.
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Episode 18: No Easy Math

Today we're answering questions, and often we don't have the answers. Andrew and Tyler cover everything from God punishing the faithful to drummers getting struck by lightning to what it really means to be the church.
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Episode 17: An Underground Missionary

On this week's episode, we break our normal format to talk with a missionary who is serving in one of the most volatile regions in the world. We talk about preaching the gospel to unreached people groups, life in a country where you're not welcome, and the dangers of life on the field.

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