The Mockingcast

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

193 episodes of The Mockingcast since the first episode, which aired on October 30th, 2015.

  • (Mini-)Episode 161: The Holy Spirit

    July 19th, 2019  |  16 mins 18 secs

    In this, the second of three special summer mini-sodes, Sarah, RJ, and Dave try to put words to the Holy Spirit. Also, RJ totally loses it in Denny's.

  • (Mini-)Episode 160: The Bondage of the Will

    July 12th, 2019  |  17 mins 55 secs

    In this, the first of three special summer mini-sodes, RJ, Sarah, and Dave discuss what's meant by "the bondage of the will," and why it's not a bad thing. Also, Annie Condon has a good cry.

  • Episode 159: The One About the Devil

    June 26th, 2019  |  54 mins 22 secs

    In which Sarah, Dave, and RJ talk diabolical mirrors, marital submission, and contingent self-esteem. Also, RJ eats a whopper (but keeps his balance).

  • Episode 158: Pelagian Privilege

    June 12th, 2019  |  53 mins 6 secs

    In which RJ, Sarah, and Dave talk summer expectations, arrival fallacies, and the most American heresy of all. With rocks.

  • Episode 157: Glorious Inefficiency

    May 26th, 2019  |  49 mins 21 secs

    In which Sarah, RJ, and Dave talk sleep technology, reckless generosity, and back row churches. Also, Sarah would like an epidural, all the time.

  • Episode 156: The House of Brontosaurus

    May 13th, 2019  |  50 mins 8 secs

    In which RJ, Sarah, and Dave reunite to talk pop culture homework, judging other people's relationships, and the lives and deaths of Rachel Held Evans and Jean Vanier. Please note: this is not the episode where Sarah cries the whole time.

  • Episode 155: Putting the Fun Back in Funeral

    April 27th, 2019  |  42 mins 22 secs

    In which Sarah, Dave, and guest co-host Aaron Zimmerman talk shifting Instagram aesthetics, fashionable funerals, and Easter hope. Also, Sarah inherits some QVC jewelry.

  • Episode 154: God's Cup of Tea

    April 7th, 2019  |  41 mins 4 secs

    Recorded live at the 2019 Mbird Tyler Conference, in which Sarah and Dave are joined by Aaron Zimmerman and Matt Magill to talk text etiquette, grown-up dreams, and ladders to the sky. Also, Matt sings (better than RJ).

  • Episode 153: Jesus Is Aunt Becky

    March 23rd, 2019  |  48 mins 5 secs

    In which Sarah, RJ, and Dave talk college admissions, 1st century charity, and the benefits of preaching as "a dying man to dying men." Also, RJ lives the solution.

  • Special Episode: The Faith and Doubt Issue

    March 19th, 2019  |  1 hr 7 mins

    In this special episode, editor Ethan Richardson takes us through the new issue of The Mockingbird print magazine (magazine.mbird.com)! Featuring interviews with existentialist boxing guru Gordon Marino, reconstructed Mbird contributor Connor Gwin, and legendary children's author Sally Lloyd-Jones.

  • Episode 151: Don't Wash Your Face

    March 9th, 2019  |  46 mins 23 secs

    In which RJ, Sarah, and DZ discuss Hollis-mania, intuitive eating, and useless awards. Also, RJ sucks on a rock.

  • Episode 150: Rumors of Grace

    February 23rd, 2019  |  42 mins 24 secs

    In which Dave, Sarah, and RJ discuss millennial evangelism, how to talk to someone who's grieving, and what depression can teach us about the human condition (and God). Thankfully, Sarah cracks a bunch of jokes too.

  • Episode 149: Called Out!

    February 8th, 2019  |  44 mins 42 secs

    In which RJ, Sarah, and Dave talk punk-rock piety, fake meat, and hungry children. Also, in Texas queso counts as a protein.

  • Episode 148: Hanging With Mr Cooper

    January 25th, 2019  |  46 mins 56 secs

    In which Sarah, RJ, and Dave try to make sense of familial estrangement, millennial burnout, and recovering musicians. Also, Sarah gets real at the bus stop.

  • Episode 147: Sick Day Christianity

    January 12th, 2019  |  39 mins 13 secs

    In which RJ, Sarah, and Dave kick off the new year by throwing out their boundaries and sitting at the feet of an incarcerated preacher. Also, RJ almost gets a hug.

  • Special Episode: Top Theology Books of 2018

    January 9th, 2019  |  51 mins 41 secs

    On this special one-off, Dave speaks with Dr. Todd Brewer about his picks for the top (academic) theology books of the year.