The Whole Bible in Seven Chunks – Big Peace Expected Just U Mimic Jesus
The Christmas story is much more than you think.
In this episode of John Talking Jesus in a Jetta with Java, John takes you through the entire history of the Bible in seven chunks with a mnemonic device. The Bible is a large and complicated book. Having a basic overview in your mind will help you remember the events of the Bible and put […]
Don’t Worry About the Weeds (the Parable of the Wheat and the Tares)
Explore the Christmas story on a deeper level in another episode of John Talkin’ Jesus in a Jetta with Java. Video Audio https://archive.org/download/TheChristmasStoryIsMoreThanYouThink/TheChristmasStoryismorethanyouthink.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download
The Curious Case of the Sloppy Sower
Join John talkin’ Jesus in his Jetta with Java as we walk through the parable of the wheat and the tares. Letting this parable work on you will change the way you move through your life. Video Audio https://archive.org/download/parable-of-the-wheat-and-tares-MP3/parable-of-the-wheat-and-tares-MP3.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download
The parable of the prodigal son is not about the prodigal son.
Talkin’ Jesus with John in his Jetta with java. In this episode, John digs into the Parable of the Sower. Go for a ride with John and explore this famous parable. Video Audio https://archive.org/download/TheCuriousCaseOfTheSloppySower/The-Curious-Case-of-the-Sloppy-Sower.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download
Am I willing to enter joy? I meant to write about fairies, but something else happened.
Jesus told a parable about a son who went away and spent his inheritance. That’s where the name comes from. But the parable is really about the father, first and foremost. And it’s a parable that tells us about the creator of the universe. Video Audio https://archive.org/download/parable-prodigal-son/parable-prodigal-son.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download
John Rallison is taking a break. See you in August!
I wrote something I didn’t intend to write. It felt important to me. I post this in the interest of “putting it out there.” Here’s what happened: On most days, I free write for 20 minutes as part of my morning routine. It’s an adaptation of “morning pages” from Julia Cameron’s most excellent book, “The […]
Let’s Talk Politics & Christian Citizenship
Hi there! I want to let you know that I am offline for a little while. Just takin’ a break. My plan is to resume the podcast in August 2018. Until then… Peace to you, John https://archive.org/download/TakingABreak2018/TakingABreak2018.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download
14 Days Without Jesus — My “No Jesus” Experiment
From the archive, a sermon from July 2, 2017… Someone said she was feeling a little grrrr thinking about coming to church on the Sunday when PJ said he was going to talk about politics. But after the sermon, she said she was glad to be there. You will be glad to hear this sermon, […]
The Long Road to Bethlehem
During my sabbatical, I took two weeks off from the Christian faith. Here’s how it went. Video Audio https://archive.org/download/MyNoJesusExperimentMP3/MyNoJesusExperimentMP3.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download
It’s a pull-no-punches Advent devotional. If you are looking for the literary equivalent of Precious Moments porcelain figures, you probably should look somewhere else. Advent is a season of repentance and preparation for celebrating the birth of the Christ child. If you want your faith, your view of yourself, and your view of life to […]