What If Project
By Glenn Siepert
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The What If Project is about helping people read the Bible better, grow in their faith together, & think bigger about what it means to be the Church.
||CleanEpisode 12: Stop With The Crazy Talk, Jesus||In this week's episode we talk about the time Jesus called His disciple, Peter, Satan and how sometimes we act just like Peter and push back on Jesus because He's behaving in ways that our traditions have taught us are unacceptable, un-Christian, unholy||11/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 11: The Cosmic Jesus||In this week's episode I talk about how my faith and understanding of God has developed to a place where when God has wiped the dust off His hands from His newly created heaven and earth, I think everyone who has ever lived will in some way, shape, or f||11/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 10: Take Your Place Within The Twelve||In Mark 6 Jesus chose 12 disciples. And in Mark 5 (we saw last week) He healed a girl who was 12 years old and a woman who had been bleeding for 12 years. Twelve, Twelve, Twelve ... what's the deal with 12? In today's episode we explore the number||10/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 9: No One Is Left Behind||In this week's episode we talk about the time Jesus raised a 12 year old girl from the dead and healed a woman who had been bleeding for 12 years and how His constant crossing from one side of the Sea of Galilee to the other in the book of Mark is a per||10/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 8: Dr. Alexander John Shaia and the Four Gospels||In this week's episode I had the honor of sitting down with one of my favorite authors and teachers, Dr. Alexander Shaia (**link to his book is below!). We talked about the importance of reading the 4 Gospels of the New Testament in their historical c||10/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 7: Go Chuck A Pig Into The Sea||This week's episode is an audio version of the blog post at WhatIfProject.net where we talk about an odd story from Mark's Gospel where Jesus answered the prayer of a demon by sending it into a herd of 2,000 pigs that then bolted off a cliff and drowned||10/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 6: Jesus' Wasted Seeds||This week's episode is an audio version of a blog post on WhatIfProject.net called "Jesus' Wasted Seeds" where we explore the parable that Jesus told of the farmer who scattered his seeds on various types of soil. Show Notes: Mark for Everyone by NT||9/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 5: All Of Those Voices||Today's episode is an audio version of this week's podcast and we're talking about the time the Pharisees and Religious Leaders accused Jesus of casting out demons by the power of Satan. Jesus turned their accusation on its head and then gave some pro||9/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 4: Adam & Eve, Noah's Ark, the Rapture, Hell, and Other Things I'm No Longer Certain About||Today's episode is an audio version of this week's blog post where we explore the story of the 4 guys who were trying to get their paralytic friend to Jesus. The house Jesus was in was packed and so rather than push their way through the people, they||9/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 3: What The Bible Really Says About Homosexuality w/ Dr. Phil Snider||In this episode I sat down with pastor, professor, and LGBTQ rights activist Dr. Phil Snider to talk about how to read some of the verses that the church typically uses to push away and/or condemn the LGBTQ community through a more progressive, welcomin||9/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 2: The Gospel (Not What You Thought)||This Fall we're blogging our way through the Gospel of Mark with a few pitstops along the way. Today's episode is an audio version of this week's post where we set the context of the book as being written to the Jewish Christians who were the targets||9/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 1: Introduction||In this episode I’m in a hotel room in Mars Hill, NC after a long day at the Wild Goose Festival and am sharing some background to the origins of the What If Project and a little bit about where it might be headed. Check it out and then stop by and vi||8/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Adam & Eve Noah’s ark etc
Each podcast blog etc allows the questions that I’ve been struggling with for years to be spoken in a safe non judgement space thank you Glenn for allowing me to openly say “What If”!
Wonderful Words/I’m a changed man
Glenn is nothing short of greatness! He has been aiming at putting this podcast together. He speaks wisdom and realness.
I appreciate the holy curiousity on display in this authentic and transparent podcast by Glenn. It is obvoius that Glenn positions himself as a fellow sojourner eager to learn, grow, and share with the rest of us. I am grateful for this space of discovery. Thank you Glenn.