Category Archives: 2 Bald Pastors

Podcast with Joe McGarry – where 2 follically challenged pastors talk about faith and life. Interviews; discussions; resources and more.

Sunday is Coming! “No hosannas. No palms. But praises abound.” Luke 19:28-44, Palm/Passion Sunday, Year C

“As (Jesus) rode along, people kept spreading their cloaks on the road.” (Luke 19:36) The Palm Sunday story is familiar and important. All four gospels tell it. Jesus enters Jerusalem on a donkey. People bring their palm branches and lay … Continue reading

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Sunday is Coming! “The ongoing conflict between scarcity and abundance” John 12:-18 Lent 5C

“You always have the poor with you, you do not always have me.” (John 12:8) There is inherent conflict in this passage. The most obvious is between Judas and Mary. Judas believes the extravagance of Mary’s perfume is a waste … Continue reading

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Sunday is coming! “The parable of the overtly responsible son” Luke 15:1-3, 11b-32, Lent 4C

“But we had to celebrate because this brother of yours was dead and has come to life; he was lost and has been found.” (Luke 15:32) [An alternative telling of Luke 15:11b-32…] Once there was a man who had two … Continue reading

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Sunday is coming! “Repentance as a way of life” Luke 13:1-9, Lent 3C

“No, I tell you, unless you repent, you will all perish just as they did.” (Luke 13:5) After a horrible event happens, there is often a call to re-evaluate our lives. In religious circles we talk about that introspection as … Continue reading

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Sunday is Coming! “Focus beyond that fox…” Luke 13:31-35, Lent 2C

“Herod wants to kill you” (Luke 13:31b) Jesus has already “set his face toward Jerusalem” (Luke 9:51) but he won’t get there until Luke 19. He is clear in his mission on the way. “I am casting out demons and performing … Continue reading

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M.O.D. Podcast – DIE HARD

I was a guest on the Masters of Divinity Podcast with two friends Brian Scott and Justin Boeding, who are 2 Divinity Masters talking about Theology and Culture. This season they discuss movies from the 1980s. In this episode the … Continue reading

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2 BALD PASTORS / Episode 66: Amanda Gerken-Nelson, Extraordinary Lutheran Ministries

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