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.
April 8th, 2016 | 49 mins 30 secs
In this episiode Scott talks with Mandy Smith, author of The Vulnerable Pastor. Then the panel talks about the loss of a great artist, Merle Haggard, and reflect on the anniversary of the loss of a great preacher of grace, Michael Spencer.
April 1st, 2016 | 54 mins 20 secs
In this episode we are privileged to talk with noted author Chris Bachelder about his newest book, The Throwback Special. We also discuss some of the highlights of Another Week Ends, including the American Psycho musical and Microsoft’s genocidal socia...
March 26th, 2016 | 20 mins 53 secs
In this episode my mystery guest who’s secret identity is revealed on the podcast joins me to give a first look and reaction to the just released Batman V Superman film. SPOILER ALERT: Spoilers start at minute 12.
March 25th, 2016 | 53 mins 42 secs
On this episode released at the end of Holy Week we talk art history with Matt Milliner of Wheaton College. He talks about three great artists and their eventual forsaking of their own performace idolatry. Then Ethan Richardson and Sarah Condon join ou...
March 18th, 2016 | 36 mins 8 secs
This week we have Jacob Smith back on the podcast to talk about preaching and hearing sermons during Holy Week. David, Sarah and Scott also record live from the Mockingbird Tyler conference in the Lone Star State.
March 11th, 2016 | 49 mins 44 secs
This week Scott talks with David Dark, author of Life’s Too Short To Pretend You’re Not Religious. You can click here for the full length, unedited version of the conversation. Then Scott, David and Sarah talk about moral aligment,
March 4th, 2016 | 53 mins 59 secs
In this episode we sit down with John Zahl to talk music and movies. Then David Zahl, Sarah Condon and Scott Jones discuss the contents of Another Week Ends.
February 26th, 2016 | 41 mins 13 secs
In this week’s episode we debut our new co-host, Sarah Condon. Sarah is an Episcopal priest, wife, mom and regular Mockingbird contributor. She, David Zahl I talk about Donald Trump, Flannery O’Conner, Facebook-like options and the power of extending g...
February 19th, 2016 | 41 mins 8 secs
This week we’re priveleged to have Mockingbird contributor and Rector of Calvary-St.George’s in New York City. (http://www.calvarystgeorges.org) He shares some thoughts on the theology of the cross and how it can inform the Lenten season,
February 12th, 2016 | 56 mins
In this episode of the show we talk with some really interesting people. We begin with a conversation with J.R. Rozko, co-director of the Mission Alliance (www.missioalliance.org). They are doing a series of conference gatherings to explore what differ...
February 6th, 2016 | 40 mins 58 secs
In this episode we talk with first time guest Stephanie Phillips about the dance working career moms have to do and how she changed her dance steps. Then David Zahl shares some thoughts about the nature of criticism (the literary and artistic kind),
January 29th, 2016 | 40 mins 11 secs
In this episode of the Mockingcast we have Sarah Condon reflecting on the futility of the New Year’s Resolution and how it connects to the Lenten journey. We also have Ethan Richardson sharing his take on the contents of Another Week Ends,
January 25th, 2016 | 50 mins 33 secs
This special edition of the Mockingcast comes to you by the good graces of Greg Strawbridge. Greg is a pastor in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. He’s also a musician and an online sound producer extraordinaire. You can find his interviews,
January 22nd, 2016 | 20 mins 39 secs
This week we talk about the contents of Another Week Ends with David Zahl as he hunkers down in preparation for the first impending blizzard of 2016.
January 15th, 2016 | 31 mins 5 secs
In this week’s episode we cover the highlights of Another Week Ends with David Zahl. As usual all the content we mention can be found on our website: www.mbird.com. Have a great weekend.
January 12th, 2016 | 30 mins 22 secs
In this special edition of The Mockingcast we talk with Will McDavid about the state of the Church as of 2015. We also get a rundown on Todd Brewer’s best theological reads from 2015.