Stories From A Village
By Stories From A Village
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Exploring the role of faith in our lives through personal narrative
||CleanOn The Table Podcast: Episode 9 – The Purpose of Parables||By Steve Flowers & Jordan Flowers The 4th installment of the periodic series studying through The Gospel of Mark. Steve and Jordan discuss Jesus’ parables with emphasis on The Parable of the Sower found in Mark 4.||3/15/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanStories From A Village Podcast – Episode #12: Living From My Heart||By Ivy Lamb Scott is a husband, father, and professor. Over the years, he’s slowly learned to relinquish the illusion of control. Moving past his own theories of how the world should work has been one of his greatest spiritual challenges,||12/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanStories From A Village Podcast – Episode #11: Breathing Goodness Into the World||By Ivy Lamb How do we overcome experiences of struggle and find ways to share our gifts with the world? For Chase, the answer lies partly in practices of spiritual discipline. A relatively new high school English teacher,||12/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanStories From A Village Podcast – Episode #10: It Is Well with My Soul||By Ivy Lamb As the son of a Methodist pastor, Andrew grew up intimately connected to the church. His childhood experiences exposed some of the difficulties and shortcomings of the church, but they also helped Andrew discover his own call to ministry.||11/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanStories From A Village Podcast – Episode #9: Uncovering My Life||By Ivy Lamb Angela is a black woman who grew up in the South attending Southern Baptist churches. Independent and always seeking, Angela has moved away from the church of her roots to a very different place. In this episode,||11/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanStories From A Village Podcast – Episode #8: Learning to Live Beyond Labels||By Ivy Lamb For more than a decade, Joey identified as an atheist. Today he calls himself a Christian again, but his story isn’t what you might think. In this episode, Ivy and Joey talk about his early experiences with Catholicism,||10/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOn The Table Podcast: Episode 8 – Up, Up, and Away!||By Steve Flowers & Jordan Flowers Jordan and Steve share how they came to love comic books and superheroes and then discuss where they see faith being reflected in the characters and stories of those superheroes.||10/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOn The Table Podcast 8.1: Nerd Alert!||By Steve Flowers & Jordan Flowers BONUS episode! After talking about superheroes and faith in OTT 8, Jordan and Steve kept talking about their favorite comic book superheroes, DC and Marvel movies, and DC animated movies and TV shows.||10/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOn The Table Podcast: Episode 7 – Picking Fights with Jesus||By Steve Flowers and Jordan Flowers In this 3rd installment of the periodic series studying through The Gospel of Mark, Steve and Jordan discuss the five conflict stories in Mark 1:40-3:12. They reflect on the scripture,||10/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOn The Table Podcast: Episode 6 – Flo Bros Edition||All the Flo bros are together as Heath and Tanner join their brother Jordan and their dad Steve. The brothers talk about what resonated and what didn’t in their own spiritual upbringings, a discussion that at times is serious but also at times explain||9/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOn The Table Podcast: Episode 5 – The Opening Portrait||By Steve Flowers and Jordan Flowers In this episode, Steve and Jordan discuss the opening portrait Mark 1: 2-39 paints of Jesus — both the path to and initial acts in Jesus’ public ministry. Jesus’ preparation included strategies for us all to con||9/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOn The Table Podcast: Episode # 4 – What’s in a song?||By Steve Flowers and Jordan Flowers In this episode, Steve and Jordan discuss what Christian and worship music are for each of them, both as they were growing up and today.||8/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOn The Table Podcast: Episode # 3 – The beginning of the good news…||By Steve Flowers and Jordan Flowers The first episode in a periodic series studying through The Gospel of Mark. In this initial installment, Jordan and Steve discuss why Mark is special to each of them, the important issues in the book’s background,||8/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOn The Table Podcast: Episode # 2 – You do y’all||By Steve Flowers and Jordan Flowers Jordan and Steve talk about changing churches, including their recent and current experiences looking for a new church and discussing “When is it ok to change?” The discussion touches on topics that are also relev||7/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOn The Table Podcast: Episode # 1 – Introduction||By Steve Flowers and Jordan Flowers Initial episode of a new podcast series called On The Table in which a father and son talk about faith issues that cross both of their lives. In this initial installment,||7/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanStories From A Village Podcast – Episode #7: PRIDE and Why it matters||Ivy sits down with Stone Village pastor John and one of the church’s worship leaders Quinn to talk about Pride. We cover it all: Why it’s sometimes difficult to “come out” as Christian to your fellow LGBTQ folk,||6/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanStories From A Village Podcast -Episode #6: Love Found Me||Where do we turn in our darkest moments? In this episode, Ivy talks with Aimee about how she turned to God for help, even when she wasn’t certain she belonged in church. Aimee talks openly about the long road to finding safety and acceptance after a t||4/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanStories From A Village Podcast – Episode #5: Who I Am Called To Be||In this episode, Ivy talks to Leo, a self-described “spiritual seeker.” Leo is a gay man who came of age in the 1960s. While he wondered if he would ever find acceptance in the Catholic church, he says he never doubted the love of God.||3/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanStories From A Village Podcast – Episode #4: Seeking a resurrected life||In this episode of Stories from a Village, Ivy talks to Stacey, a life-long Christian raised in the United Methodist Church. Stacey reflects on the positive experiences she’s had in her church community and the strong Christian women who shaped her.||3/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanStories From A Village Podcast – Episode #3: I love Jesus but I cuss a little||In this episode of Stories from a Village, Ivy talks with Sonya about faith, art, politics, and self-acceptance. Sonya grew up in West Virginia and learned early-on that being a good Christian meant not doing bad things like smoking, swearing,||2/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanStories From a Village Podcast – Episode #2: Searching for a tangible God||In this episode, Ivy sits down with Irene, a devout Catholic who also had a deeply meaningful “born again” experience in the Evangelical church. Intrigued yet? Listen to hear how Irene has navigated the many twists and turns in her faith journey.||2/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanStories From A Village Podcast – Episode #1: Why Stories From A Village?||Meet the creators of Stories from a Village. Ivy, John and Steve kick things off by sitting down to discuss what inspired them to start the website and podcast. You’ll hear about the hopes and dreams for Stories from a Village,||2/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Can’t wait for more!
I enjoyed listening to the first season- can’t wait for more!
Excellent sounding podcast with incredible conversation and topics. Definitely worth listening to.
Insightful and Enjoyable
This podcast has a great blend of learning about the guests faith journey and thoughtful conversation about God. In every episode I learn something new.