By Matt & Lucas
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The Beyondering Podcast seeks to connect listeners with a range of voices in exploring authentic, liberating and open-hearted faith for today's world. Matt Cutler and Lucas Taylor speak with local and international guests to explore difficult faith questions. To come Beyondering means: · Asking the taboo questions · Engaging faith without disengaging your brain · Seeking out-of-the-box perspectives and diverse wells of wisdom already present within the Christian tradition · Discovering that your questions & doubt are doorways into deeper faith · Critiquing the Christian tradition – realising you don't have to throw out the baby Jesus with the holy bath water · Looking for authentic, integrated and loving forms of faith – fit for the unique challenges of life today To keep up to date on what is happening, and to get bonus content pre-released, subscribe at: http://www.beyondering.com.au/
||CleanEpisode 2.6 – Sally Douglas||Matt and Lucas are joined by Rev Dr. Sally Douglas. As a Lecturer at Pilgrim Theological College in Melbourne, Sally offers her passionate exploration of Jesus as the image of the feminine Divine and helps...||15 11 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 2.5 – The Questionable David Felten||Matt and Lucas join David Felten – Methodist pastor from Arizona in the US of A to explore the resource he co-created called Living the Questions, as well as what it means to live the...||10 7 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 2.4 – Robin Meyers: The Pástor Résistance||Matt and Lucas are joined by Robin Meyers, American pastor of 30 years, peace activist, social justice professor and author of seven books. He helped us adopt the lens of resistance and enabled us to...||14 6 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode Bonus – Interfaith Panel on Progressive Faith||An Interfaith Panel on Progressive Approaches to Faith. This event was hosted by the Yarra Interfaith Network at the Fitzroy Town Hall in Melbourne. It featured Beyondering’s own Matt Cutler, who appeared on the panel,...||25 5 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 2.3 – Diana Butler Bass – (Re)Search Engine||Matt and Lucas join American author, speaker, scholar and independent researcher specialising in American religion and culture Diana Butler Bass to explore whether research has a place in the realm of faith, and whether it...||10 4 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 2.2 – The Curious Lens of Rob Bell.||Matt and Lucas join internationally renowned author, speaker and former mega-church pastor Rob Bell to explore his way of looking at the world and particularly at faith – a lens that can best be described as...||13 3 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 2.1 – Elephants and Spectacles||An intro to Beyondering – Season Two. Rejoin your hosts Matt and Lucas, catch up on what they’ve been doing in the off-season and scope out some of the territory to be covered in Season Two...||21 2 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 10 – Jesus: The Christmas special||In the season finale we look at Jesus of Nazareth – a person of immense intrigue. However, the layers of mythology that surround him as well as the various claims about his identity, his nature, and...||8 12 2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 9 – Just Be(yond): Prayer and Spirituality||As our ideas of God expand and evolve, how might our prayer and spirituality do likewise? How are we to engage with a God not above and removed from earthly life, but intimately a part...||1 12 2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 8 – Beyond 2000||If Darwin has helped open our eyes to some sort of creative impulse that is ever evolving and creating, what does this mean for how we are to see God? If the universe is on...||24 11 2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 7 – Beyond The Other – Inclusivity||Why can’t we all just get along? Why is difference such a threat to us? What is at the heart of the conflict and violence and intolerance we find all around us and also within...||18 11 2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 6 – Beyond Beings – Eco-Theology||This episode of the Beyondering Podcast might just save the world… Matt and Lucas are joined by two special guests as they break through the earthy-crust of eco-theology and explore the connection between spirituality, our...||10 11 2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 5 – To Eternity and Beyond – Sin and Salvation||Is it possible we actually need some saving … from our ideas about salvation? Is sin really something you’re born into? Has there been a defect in human manufacturing? Is salvation really handed out on...||3 11 2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 4 – Beyond, Behind and Between the text||Can that dusty old leather bound set of scriptures speak any truth into today’s globalised, digitalised, super-sized world? Our sacred texts have come to be so many diverse things, from literal truth to a collection...||27 10 2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPodcast 3 – Many Ways – Beyond My Idea of God.||Everyone else is wrong – its MY idea of God that is closest to the truth, right?! This week we are exploring the question of whether or not there is only one way to God. ...||20 10 2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPodcast 2: Peace and Justice – Beyond Ourselves||Chances are if you are a “justice-y” type and are on social media in Australia you have probably liked or shared something Jarrod McKenna has posted. If not, let us introduce you to this amazing...||13 10 2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPodcast 01 – Beyond what, and to what?||Episode 1 – Beyond what and to what? An intro to Beyondering. In this episode you will meet your hosts Matt and Lucas and be taken on a whirlwind tour through what is in store for...||6 10 2015||Free||View in iTunes|
Proper funny and informative
Proper funny and not preachy. A great progressive space for those that can't get their head around all of their faith.
Funny, deep, exciting
What a great project! Love the concept and found episode one to be entertaining, challenging, insightful, informative and encouraging.
Can't wait to hear what's to come!! From what I've heard these guys have managed to get some amazing interviews. Excited for the rest of this first season.
More than just a podcast.
Do yourself a favour and listen. Guaranteed to make you think and explore.