The Mockingcast is a bi-weekly podcast hosted by RJ Heijmen, Sarah Condon and David Zahl, and brought to you by Mockingbird Ministries, an organization which seeks to connect the Christian faith with the realities of everyday life in fresh and down-to-earth ways. You can find out more about Mockingbird at www.mbird.com.
Audio production provided by The Narrativo Group.
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.
January 9th, 2019 | 51 mins 41 secs
On this special one-off, DZ speaks with Dr. Todd Brewer about his picks for the top (academic) theology books of the year.
December 14th, 2018 | 49 mins 5 secs
In which Sarah, RJ, and DZ explore why we all take the same travel photos, how marriages become unstuck, and what the outrageous generosity of Christmas looks like. Also, Neil gets a MorfBoard.
December 1st, 2018 | 48 mins 7 secs
In which RJ, Sarah, and DZ get to the bottom of "the sex recesssion," weigh the challenges of selling yourself, and explore what happens after you accidentally kill someone. Also, RJ tries to affirm himself, with mixed results.
November 17th, 2018 | 41 mins 48 secs
In which Dave, Sarah, and RJ figure out how to cry in their offices and optimize their Sunday mornings. Plus, the gospel according to Stan Lee. 'Nuff said.
November 4th, 2018 | 46 mins 2 secs
In which Sarah, DZ and RJ talk about disgraced Chinese coal workers, dodgy motivational techniques, and moral futility. Also, Marshall crosses the parking lot on his own.
October 20th, 2018 | 49 mins 15 secs
In which RJ, Sarah, and Dave try to make sense of corporate surveillance, opioid obituaries, and merciful mothers. Also, several solid Salmon stories.
October 5th, 2018 | 52 mins 19 secs
In which Sarah, RJ, and Dave discuss their hobbies (and lack thereof), the recent supreme court hearings, and the not-so-secret life of pets. Also, the Condons rent the wrong movie.
September 21st, 2018 | 46 mins 53 secs
In which RJ, Sarah, and DZ talk branding in marriage, personality tests, and Christian Rock. Also, Sarah gets a title for her next book.
September 14th, 2018 | 1 hr 18 mins
In which Ethan Richardson takes us on a tour of The Deja Vu Issue of our print magazine--with the help of Jacob Smith, Nancy Hanna, and Simeon Zahl. Also, to take advantage of the special deal Ethan mentions, head on over to magazine.mbird.com and enter "CAST" in the memo line of the order form.
September 7th, 2018 | 43 mins 45 secs
In which DZ, RJ and Sarah come clean about parenting paranoia and weigh the benefits of taking things for granted. Also, Robert Capon drops a bomb.
August 25th, 2018 | 39 mins 8 secs
In which Sarah, RJ and Dave interpret the signs, buy too much stuff and visit a cancer ward. Also, Sarah wonders what Mother Mary is thinking right now.
August 11th, 2018 | 46 mins 40 secs
In which RJ, Sarah and Dave comb through their Google search histories, uncover some Useful Knowledge and go to church with Garrison Keillor. Also, RJ embarrasses his kids.
July 27th, 2018 | 43 mins 38 secs
In which Sarah, RJ and Dave make it all look so easy, not just keeping the law but planting a church. Also, RJ goes car shopping.
July 6th, 2018 | 48 mins 5 secs
In which RJ, Sarah, and Dave relive eighth grade and try to figure out who's the most "washed" (spoiler alert: it's RJ). Also, Mr Rogers makes an appearance.
June 22nd, 2018 | 45 mins 24 secs
In which DZ, Sarah, and guest host Aaron Zimmerman talk Hollywood evangelists, suicidal men, and detained children. Also, Aaron gets a new office.