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Pastors Who Podcast

posted on December 16, 2014

Slate contributor Ruth Graham discusses the proliferation of Christian podcasts. “Whatever your theology, your denomination, your interests, or your appetite for cursing, there’s a Christian podcast for you,” Graham writes. Podcasts can be a way for Christians to receive a wider variety of teaching than they would from their local pastor—but it can also be an “out” for attending actual church. Trevin Wax, who wrote a blog post called “Your Podcast Is Not Your Pastor,” recently wrote in an email, “Thinking a podcast can substitute for a worship gathering means we’ve adopted an overly cognitive approach to church—as if the sole purpose of worship is to download the information in a pastor’s sermon into my brain.”

Read at Slate