The Mockingcast

About the show

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 TJ Hester.

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Episodes

  • Episode 260: I Don't Know If I Should Say This

    May 20th, 2024  |  1 hr 5 mins

    In which RJ, Sarah, and Dave talk weight loss drugs, hypochondria, and the hound of heaven. Also, Sarah attends a pool party while Dave fesses up to his inner Christian Scientist.

  • Episode 259: Last Chopper Out of Vietnam

    May 1st, 2024  |  58 mins 50 secs

    Recorded live in front of the audience at Mockingbird's annual conference in NYC, RJ, Sarah, and Dave talk quarter-life crises, parental control, dating types, and the relief of not being God. Also, Dave and RJ finally figure out who won.

  • Episode 258: The Greatest Bible Study of All Time

    April 20th, 2024  |  1 hr 4 mins

    In which RJ, Sarah, and Dave talk furniture flipping, rental people, lunar eclipses, and Rwandan redemption. Also, RJ drops some serious science.

  • Episode 257: Screwing Up Is a Good Start

    March 25th, 2024  |  1 hr 13 mins

    In which RJ, Sarah, and Dave talk elephant mudslides, liquid death, Alzheimers, and atonement. It's an instant classic!

  • Episode 256: God Is Not a Puzzle to Be Solved

    March 11th, 2024  |  56 mins 46 secs

    In which RJ, Sarah, and Dave talk interpersonal dislikes, luxury beliefs, and Roman revenge. Also, polyamory.

  • Episode 255: Mortal Movie Stars and Awesome Astronauts

    February 26th, 2024  |  1 hr 10 mins

    In which RJ, Sarah, and Dave talk rainy days, means girls, and the strange blessing of Parkinson's. Also, the boys learn an important lesson about temperature.

  • Episode 254: Fellowship of the Cringe

    February 5th, 2024  |  1 hr 6 mins

    In which RJ, Sarah, and Dave talk core memories, superegos, uncool churchgoers, and revenge vampires. Also, Dave sights a celebrity while Sarah dials up some French-Canadian cartoons. Oh, and the gang flips out over Fargo!

  • Episode 253: The Ministry of Fun

    January 12th, 2024  |  1 hr 2 mins

    In which RJ, Sarah, and Dave talk Tetris, youth group, paganism, and magi interlopers. Also, Dave plays some bingo while RJ questions the wisdom of the buddymoon.

  • Episode 252: A Merry Little Rizzmas

    December 18th, 2023  |  1 hr 15 mins

    In which RJ, Sarah, and Dave talk top words, millennial motherhoods, cancerous insights, and sad Christmases. Everyone also gives a few recs from the year gone by.

  • Episode 251: The Horror and the Majesty

    December 4th, 2023  |  1 hr 14 mins

    In which RJ, Sarah, and Dave talk passive aggression, teenage misery, jazz flute comebacks, and wartime prayers. Also, Sarah celebrates Wally Moon day while Dave declares the worst of the meats. To respond to the opening appeal, visit mbird.com/support.

  • Episode 250: The Gang Goes Goth

    November 20th, 2023  |  1 hr 19 mins

    In which RJ, Sarah, and Dave talk eldest daughters, crypto parents, and a pair of awe-inspiring conversions. Also, Dave binges some Curb while Sarah discloses the worst thing someone said to her in the early days of grief.

  • Episode 249: Justin Timberlake Is Dead to Me

    November 4th, 2023  |  1 hr 7 mins

    In which RJ, Sarah, and Dave talk canine anxiety, celebrity memoirs, and dispensaries (of grace). Also, Sarah prays for high waistlines while RJ uncovers a stroller conspiracy.

  • Episode 248: God's Great Merciful Lie

    October 23rd, 2023  |  1 hr 5 mins

    In which RJ, Sarah, and Dave talk oral hygiene, couples' conflicts, and the Minnesota board of pardons. Also, the gang finally explains the show's name.

  • Episode 247: Boys, Men, and Second Chances

    October 2nd, 2023  |  1 hr 8 mins

    In which RJ, Sarah and Dave talk astrology, masculinity, and minor league saints. Also, a certain Scorpio experiences the opposite of good will on a visit to Good Will.

  • Episode 246: Sanitation Salvation

    September 18th, 2023  |  1 hr 10 mins

    In which RJ, Sarah, and Dave talk mission trips, mistaken restaurant orders, Indian toilets, and toxic achievement culture. Also, RJ pines for Portugal while Sarah considers turning off the radio (but doesn't).

  • Episode 245: God Never Shows Up Early

    September 1st, 2023  |  1 hr 8 mins

    Back from their summer hiatus, RJ, Sarah, and Dave talk tourism, punctuality, Swiftie conferences, and the new old age. Also, RJ remembers the elephant butte while Sarah plays the food game.