The Mockingcast

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

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

  • Episode 197: Play Now

    October 9th, 2020  |  1 hr 12 mins

    In which RJ, Dave, and Sarah talk gracious play, burned out children, burned out workers, burned out clergy, and the hope of unconscious bias training. Also, RJ gets down to some liturgical reggae.

  • Episode 196: The Land of Bland

    September 25th, 2020  |  1 hr 13 mins

    For too long, the podcasting industry has flooded our ears with self-indulgent commentary and lazy sermonizing. Well, the answer to your commuting conundrum is finally here! We at Mockingbird are obsessed with side-stepping the noise and bringing 200 proof grace directly to your earbuds. Simple and seasonal, yet thoughtfully sourced and designed to fit in with your busy lifestyle, brace yourself for your new favorite listening experience. There is only one Mockingcast, and this is it.

  • Episode 195: All Shall Be Swell

    September 11th, 2020  |  1 hr 19 mins

    A jumbo-sized episode in which Sarah, RJ and Dave talk spiritual consultants, anxious NBA stars, the charity of Frederick Douglass, and the hope of Julian of Norwich. Also, a hapless kayaker receives an ironic rescue.

  • Episode 194: Defunding the Inner Police

    September 2nd, 2020  |  1 hr 3 mins

    In which Dave, Sarah, and RJ talk college reopenings, internal deputies, racist sinners, and recovering pharisees. Also, Sarah is absolved of her lunchable guilt, and Mrs Heijmen finally becomes an adult.

  • Episode 193: Those Upgrades Can Wait

    August 14th, 2020  |  1 hr 3 mins

    In which RJ, Sarah, and Dave talk school re-openings, comparative suffering, digital hygiene, and the crisis of capacity. Also, RJ decides to invest in some outdated (but comfortable!) furniture.

  • Episode 192: Smokin' Soulmates

    August 2nd, 2020  |  1 hr 7 mins

    In which RJ, Sarah, and Dave talk marriage models, bored believers, fragile meritocrats, and reconciled congressmen. Also, RJ catches up on some Netflix while Sarah dabbles in prophecy.

  • Episode 191: Exploding Heads and Inedible Sandwiches

    July 10th, 2020  |  59 mins 39 secs

    In which Dave, RJ, and Sarah talk curated authenticity, shameful beaches, and imputing baseball coaches. Also, Sarah does some Corona math while and Dave weighs the wisdom of a Shakespearean admonition. Don't miss the surprise at the end.

  • Episode 190: My Name Is Soapbox

    June 29th, 2020  |  1 hr 10 mins

    In which RJ, Sarah, and Dave talk lonely dads, radical acceptance, hashtag preaching, and anger in the Bible. Also, the Heijmens pray someone into a fender-bender while Sarah takes a break from social media.

  • Episode 189: From Minneapolis to Constantinople

    June 1st, 2020  |  1 hr 1 min

    In which Sarah, RJ, and Dave talk picky eaters, casual racism, George Floyd, and Brendan the Navigator. Also, Dave presses some steel while Sarah reheats some frozen garlic bread.

  • Episode 188: Homicidal Psycho Jungle Mockingcast

    May 26th, 2020  |  1 hr 5 mins

    In which Dave, Sarah, and RJ talk Calvin and Hobbes, dirty dishes, prayer science, and oscillating faith. Also, RJ risks relational wrath to rearrange the silverware and Confetti Egg Condon make a cameo. To respond to the opening appeal and give to Mockingbird, please visit

  • Episode 187: Watch Out Whitney

    May 18th, 2020  |  1 hr 2 mins

    In which RJ, Sarah, and Dave talk middle school meddling, Waffle House fisticuffs, worthless baseball cards, and weird Christians. Also, Dave gets cut from a basketball team (or two).

  • Episode 186: Garbage Pail Groundhogs

    May 10th, 2020  |  1 hr 8 mins

    In which RJ, Sarah, and Dave talk guilty pleasures, quarantine fatigue, 1st century exorcisms, and eccentric branches of the welfare state. Also, Dave turns to ebay while Sarah lets them eat cake.

  • Episode 185: Be Like Mike?

    April 30th, 2020  |  1 hr 1 min

    In which Sarah, RJ, and Dave talk Michael Jordan, productivity epiphanies, and Kierkegaard's glorious failures. Also, Dave goes full Regency while Sarah expounds on Russian dynasties.

  • Episode 184: Karen vs the Emotion Police

    April 23rd, 2020  |  1 hr 10 mins

    In which RJ, Sarah, and Dave talk corona shaming, prepared forgiveness, parental anxiety and essential churches. Also, RJ finally finds out how the cow ate the cabbage.

  • Episode 183: The Ballad of Weird Al

    April 15th, 2020  |  1 hr 10 mins

    In which Sarah, RJ and Dave talk the ministry of weirdness and the hope of post-Corona grace before lamenting the popularity of lament. Also, Sarah reassesses Pokemon while RJ complains about his boss.

  • Episode 182: Deployed!

    April 6th, 2020  |  1 hr 7 mins

    In which Dave, Sarah, and RJ talk celebrity backlash, culpability anxiety, remote worship, and New York trauma. Also, Dave does his best Coach Taylor impression while Sarah learns from widows.