Church and Mental Health with Jeremy Smith [STR4P 27]

Jeremy Smith joins me today to discuss mental health and the church. We also discuss how the church can help those struggling with mental illness. during and after the Cornovirus pandemic.

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Coping with COVID-19 [STR4P 26]

Working from home for the past week due to the COVID-19 pandemic has left me creatively drained. I talk about that and more in this podcast episode.

You can find up-to-date information about COVID-19 from the Centers for Disease Control and the World Health Organization.

Consider it a great joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you experience various trials, because you know that the testing of your faith produces endurance.

James 1:2-3

A Point of Clarification [STR4P 25]

In the first podcast in this series, I was dancing around a “taboo” when it comes to podcasting: profit.

Since its inception, podcasters have been at odds over whether or not we should profit from our craft.

Hopefully, this brief episode clears up my intentions.

This podcast is rather short so you may want to check out the latest episodes of Truce Podcast and Modern Christian Men.

Failure to Plan [STR4P 24]

Failure to plan has been the biggest hurdle in my podcasting “career”. I’m not sure you can actually call it a career, but, I think you know what I mean.

What happens when I fail to plan is that I end up recording an episode of my podcast by myself the morning it needs to be released.

If I’m being honest with myself, I expected this to happen and subconsciously planned to record an episode by myself about failing to plan.

If hearing me talk about how I’ve failed to plan over the last 15 years interests you, have a listen.

You can hear how other podcasters have overcome failure in the Examining Failure series.

Failure to Promote with Chris Staron [STR4P 23]

Chris Staron hosts Truce Podcast and has written and directed two movies: Bringing Up Bobby and Between the Walls. If you listen to his podcast, you’ve probably also heard him mention his novel, Cradle Robber.

Chris has previously appeared on the podcast and since then he’s made great progress using journalistic tools to look inside the Christian church.

Although his approach to examining the American Church is unique and insightful, Chris explains how his failure to promote the podcast has stunted its growth.

You can hear Chris dissect some sacred Christian cows by listening to Truce.

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