She Taught Us Well! Dorothy Sayers a Whimsical Believer Read

The Rev. Earl Palmer, along with host Dick Staub, delve into Dorthy Sayers and her collection of whimsical essays Christian Letters to a Post-Christian World. Podcast: Play in new window | Download () Premium Podcast: (Protected Content)

The Oscars | Live at Hales Ales

Each year the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences vote on the best films of the year – a global event known as "The Oscars". What do the choices for "best picture" have to say about what our culture values? Where are meaning and faith to be found? What role does story have in […]

“The Joy of Reconciliation" – Dr. Brenda Salter McNeil | KindlingsFest 2015

How do you hear the word “Reconciliation"? Is it something joyful or something ominous and difficult to consider? KindlingsFest 2015 explored "Joy: The Art of Living" through song, art, teaching, poetry, and friends on the journey together. We were privileged to have Seattle Pacific's Dr. Brenda Salter McNeil shares about the Joy of Reconciliation and how […]

The Kindlings Muse | Annual Christmas Show!

Christmas is a time of new birth. Whether celebrating the coming of the Christ child or planning New Year's resolutions, this season orients us toward new beginnings. What is it about 'the most wonderful time of the year' that stirs in all of us a call to renewal? Listen in with host Dr. Jeff Keuss, special musical guest Hannalee, and […]

Artist and Interpreter of the Bible: Rembrandt Van Rijn

The Return of the Prodigal Son: A Story of Homecoming, by Henri Nouwen,  is a spiritual adventure story. A chance encounter with a poster depicting a detail of Rembrandt's The Return of the Prodigal Son set in motion a chain of events that enabled Nouwen to redefine and claim his vocation late in his life. […]

Star Wars: The Force That Is Still With Us

Decades on the cultural 'force' of the Star Wars legacy continues to shape global culture. Why does the story of "A long time ago in a galaxy far, far way…" still capture our imagination? What lessons might the Church consider as this next chapter of the Star Wars saga unfolds in JJ Abrams' eagerly awaited […]

The People Who Make A Difference -The Road to Character by David Brooks

Rev. Palmer explores David Brooks' amazing new book, The Road To Character: “I wrote this book not sure I could follow the road to character, but I wanted at least to know what the road looks like and how other people have trodden it.”—David Brooks. With the wisdom, humor, curiosity, and sharp insights that have brought […]

After Ten Years – A Reckoning (1943) by Dietrich Bonhoeffer – Earl Palmer

Earl Palmer discusses one of the great classics of prison literature, Letters and Papers from Prison – which effectively serves as the last will and testament of the Lutheran theologian Dietrich Bonhoeffer, a young German pastor who was executed by the Nazis in 1945 for his part in the “officers’ plot” to assassinate Adolf Hitler. Podcast: […]

God Help the Child – How Childhood Trauma Shapes and Misshapes.

Toni Morrison, winner of the Nobel prize for literature, the Pulitzer, the National Book Foundation’s Medal of Distinguished Contribution to American Letters, and the National Book Critics Circle award published her 11th novel, God Help the Child: A novel, in April 2015. Join us as we explore ways in which childhood trauma shapes and misshapes […]

The Best Music for 2015, So Far: Why Listen and What's God Got To Do With It?

The spring offers some of the most notable music releases for the year. Our May show highlights some of the biggest releases in the first half of 2015. There's more going on in popular music than meets the ear. Whether it's Kacey Mugraves, Sleater-Kinney, Ibeyi, Kendrick Lamar, what story is the lyrics in this year's indie […]