This week on the podcast we’ve got Brian Zahnd, author and the founding pastor of Word of Life Church in Missouri.
About a decade ago, Brian had an epiphany/spiritual crisis that eventually led him away from his previously held evangelical, word-faith Christianity and into a rediscovery of the sacramental faith of the ancient Church.
The result, in my opinion, is that Brian preaches the most theologically robust sermons of any preacher in America, rooted in the faith and understanding of the ancient Church Fathers and Mothers.
Because his is a pre-Western vision of Christianity, I think it’s one perfectly-suited for the post-Christian West.
Like me, he’s a literature and art snob and I even get him to confess it.
The author of Beauty Will Save the World and Unconditional– both of which I highly recommend- Brian’s upcoming book is A Farewell to Mars: An Evangelical Pastor’s Toward the Biblical Gospel of Peace.
Check it out.
Here’s the interview.
My underling left God’s work to go work for THE MAN so until I learn how to splice and dice you’ll have to listen sans the cute cue music.
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