Abscond with Ethan Renoe
By Ethan Renoe
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Abscond with Ethan Renoe discusses today's relevant topics and issues. The podcast is co-created and co-produced by Mark Breta.
||CleanEp 24: Homosexuality & the Bible with Dr. Christopher Yuan||Dr. Yuan’s new book, Holy Sexuality and the Gospel, was just released, so we discuss sexuality, same-sex attraction, and God’s vision for humanity which is much bigger than our sexual desires! Find him on Twitter @ChristopherYuan, or online at www||1/16/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 23: Marrying Young with Jake Mahon||Heads up: We discuss some sexual topics at a few points! Jake married his young sweetheart, and we discuss how that has affected him and what the wisest way to marry is, along with plenty of interesting rabbit trails!||11/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 22: Healing from Trauma, Part 1 ft. Dave Marino||Trigger Warning: We discuss some topics which may bring up memories or wounds from the past. Dave and I give some cursory foundation to discussing trauma and beginning to heal from it. We begin with spiritual trauma as well as some of the trauma of bei.||11/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 21: A Tribute to a Saint: Eugene Peterson||On Monday morning (October 22, 2018), legendary pastor, writer, poet, and leader Eugene Peterson passed away at the age of 85. Here are a few thoughts I wanted to say about him, and why it’s important for the Church to recognize when good men and wome||10/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 20: Dealing with big life changes, featuring David Marino||Ethan has a HUGE life change coming up, so Dave wanted to ask him about it and how he has dealt with big changes all throughout his life. Ethan’s links: Books: • Now Let Me Find a Stopping Place • The Tall People • The New Lonely Follow Ethan:||8/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 19: WTF is The Enneagram?||Personality typing systems have swept the culture the past several years, and the Enneagram is quickly growing in popularity. What is it—and what’s my number?? Also, a book update and review of the film, Upgrade. (Trailer) Book Release Party Friday||6/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAnnouncement||I have a very special announcement for you all! The podcast will (hopefully) be back up and running soon, but please take 4 minutes to check out this update! Ethan’s links: Contact Ethan Book: The New Lonely: http://a.||6/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 18: How to Make a Blog||I regularly get asked about writing: How do I start? What do I write about? How do I come up with consistent ideas? Today I address these questions, sharing my two cents on what the entire writing process is like for me.||4/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 17: Why Sacraments?||Today I sit down and read a recent blog post, discuss why Christians need to value the sacraments, and even return to one of my favorite topics (Gnosticism!). Ethan’s links: Contact Ethan Book: http://a.co/gFqcO7r Blog: http://ethanrenoe.||4/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 16: The Spirit World with Dave Marino||Ghosts! Demons! Metaphysical Gnosticism! This week we share stories of unexplainable phenomena and attempt to balance it with theological truth, along with a rabbit trail down Church history lane. Music in this episode by Jessica Johnson Garcia (jessic.||3/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 15: Midnight Meditations on God||Super stoked about this one. Tonight I sat down and rattled off a few thoughts from the top of my head about the holiness and transcendence of God, losing your faith, and what it looks like to be Christians in light of a secular culture.||3/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 14: Mommy||In this episode, I sat down with my very own mother and asked her about her life story! Filled with humor and touching moments as we dig into our familial past, this episode even comes with a special treat at the end!||3/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 13: Who set the car on fire?||This is a fun grab bag of an episode, and I’m introducing a new segment: Media Talk! Check out this week’s media reviews, listener feedback on dating, as well as the craziest story you’ll hear all week and a brief devotional!||2/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 12: Online Dating and Dating Apps with Nate Caldwell||I sit down with fellow youth pastor Nate Caldwell to discuss the pros and cons of online dating. We have both been single for years and are trying our best to navigate the dating scene, so check out some of our thoughts and stories from the past!||2/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 11: Ethan’s Story, part 3||This final episode of Ethan’s life story brings us from that fateful rainy day in Chicago to the present day. I was pretty tired while recording so forgive any nonsensical slurs, and the 14 minutes of silence was when I fell asleep (kidding!).||2/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 10: Fun with Roommate Robb (and his interrupting recorder)||Robb and I have lived together for a year and a half now. Hear us relive some of our favorite moments! Plus, you never know when his pocket recorder will make an appearance. Producer note: There are spoilers for the 2017 movies It and A Ghost Story in||2/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 9: Talking Photography with Visual Artist Luke Renoe (My Brother)||My brother has a following of nearly 15k on social media because of his unique style and intriguing images. Find out how he gets inspiration, photography pet peeves, and misconceptions in this interesting episode.||1/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 8: Praying the Psalms with my Dad, Larry Renoe||My father has been a pastor for over 30 years, and one of his all-time favorite subjects is prayer. If you ask him, the best way to pray is to go back to what he calls “The Bible’s Prayer Manual,” the Psalms.||1/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 7: Ethan’s Story, part 2||In this episode, Ethan is alone again telling more of his life story, from being held up at gunpoint in Brazil to accidentally starting an organization in Nigeria. Stay tuned for part 3 to bring us to the present day!||1/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 6: Talking Russia, Systems, and the Church with James Jason||James Jason is one of those guys who seems to know so much about so much. Today we talk about Systems, Russia, and the church in an effort to understand how the world works and what we can do about it! Ethan refers to his blog entry about Systems.||1/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 5: “The Butter Story” with Dave Marino||In this hilarious episode, Ethan and his best friend recount some of their favorite stories from their lifetime of memories, starting when they switched due dates in the hospital. Nothing tops “The Butter Story” though,||1/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 4: Ethan’s Story, part 1||Note: This episode touches on some mature topics. We are relaunching the podcast! In this episode, get to know Ethan a little more personally by hearing his personal life story and some of the things which have brought him to where he is today,||1/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 3: Fame & Glamour||As you may know, Ethan had a video that went viral this past December. In an instant, he was known by millions around the world and was interviewed on television outlets everywhere. What happened next? What was Ethan looking for, and what did he find?||6/27/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 2: Aliens and the Imago Dei||Does extra-terrestrial life exist out there? If so, how does that affect your belief system? Would these beings be made in the image of God? We discuss these questions in this episode. And Ethan reviews the movie “The Lobster,||6/13/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 1: Introduction: Meet the Hosts||In this premiere episode, we meet Ethan and Steve as they introduce themselves to you and find facts online about each other. We also learn why the podcast is called Abscond.||6/1/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
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Ethan’s podcasts are thought provoking, hilarious and cover a wide variety of topics. His wide variety of guests always make it a fun listen but even his solo podcasts are great. The podcasts usually run around a half hour which is perfect for listening while driving to work, sitting and taking notes or completing random tasks around the house. Would definitely recommend subscribing!!! It’s worth your time!!
Bring Daave back!