357 – Heroic Disgrace: Another Pastor With Mental Illness (bipolar disorder)

Worship leader in an evangelical church, cousin of Brian Welch (Korn), struggler of bipolar disorder, and author, Scott W. Box, joins the show to discuss mental illness, grace and Heroic Disgrace, his recent book release in which he tells his story and unpacks the gospel concept of “winning by losing.” We also discuss how God […]

[RELOAD 2 of 2] EPISODE 304 – Pro-Choice or Pro-Life II

Originally aired 7/13/2021.   For additional context, listen to the whole episode as it was originally aired RIGHT HERE. As originally posted.Mennonite Pastor, Duke Graduate and author, Melissa Florer-Bixler, joins to talk about what she calls “reproductive justice.”  Is a living embryo an actual living person?  Is it mere tissue waste?  “No” and “no,” according […]

[RELOAD 1 of 2] EPISODE 303 – Pro-Choice or Pro-Life

Originally aired 7/8/2021.   For additional context, listen to the whole episode as it was originally aired RIGHT HERE. As originally posted.While some people call ProGrace.org “pro-life lite,” others label it as teetering on pro-choice.  Angie Weszely and her organization (Pro-Grace) takes heat from both sides, and as you’ll hear in this episode, she doesn’t […]

356 – Do You Love America?

One woman married to an Air Force pilot (Jessica Reagan), another woman who grew up in a military family (Liz Miller).  One black guy (Robbie Madison), one white guy (Joey Svendsen).  Each grew up (and was taught to) loving the U.S.A. but as adults, this love looks a lot different.  What does it mean to […]

355 – Girl Body Parts and a “Woker” Society?

From joey blowing up a woman's restroom while ladies are waiting to use, to a bunch of “girl body part talk,” co-hosts Liz Miller, Amy Alderman, and Ellen Mauro have “homie time” with Joey; which means listen at your own risk.  Lots of “adult clowning,” so get the earmuffs out for the kids. After getting […]

353 – Pets, Farming, Killing Animals, Meat and Cowboys

Any difference in shooting a barking dog verses killing a gnat for buzzing in your ear? Pastor With No Answers Podcast partners with Tony Jones of The Reverend Hunter Podcast and Neil Dudley of Pederson Natural Farms, The Cowboy Perspective Podcast, and The Pederson Farms Podcast for an episode that will air on all three […]

352 – Did the Church Mean to Screw Us Up?

Were church leaders  reckless,  using little wisdom when standing up for and “teaching truth?”  Was it an accident so many of us were messed up in the process?   Co-hosts Ellen Mauro, Hayne Griffen, and Joey Svendsen mourn the lack of love and wisdom seen in church's approach to sexuality and youth,  it's reluctancy to […]

351 – You Are Helping Destroy the World by Not Taking Jesus Seriously

Why can't Christians enjoy a “God's Kingdom first” approach to life?  Could our very democracy crumble,  due merely to people’s unwillingness to listen and learn about other peoples's views, convictions and beliefs? Rev. Brandan Robertson is family of this show, author, activist and public theologian.  Discussing his newest book, Filled to Be Emptied: The Path […]

350 – Communism or Capitalism, Which Represents [true] Heart of the Gospel?

Co-hosts Joey Svendsen and Matt Oxley hang with regular contributor Jack Hoey (the father) to discuss whether capitalism or communism is ideal in regards to morals, greed, and a more “Jesus Way” of running things.  Everyone on the show agrees on capitalism's shortcomings (and even evil of), but the disagreement at hand, is whether communism […]