Between Two Pews #5: The “Good” Samaritan

Welcome back to Between Two Pews! Buckle in– this episode is a doozy. Today, we cover what is perhaps the best-known parable that Jesus told: the parable of the Good Samaritan. (Our guest, Rabbi Abie Ingber, points out that there are probably more hospital signs...

Between Two Pews #4: The Buddy System

We’re back with another episode of Between Two Pews! Joe Snavely joins us once again. We cover Luke 10:1-11, 16-20, and Sarah affectionately identifies that Jesus, like Scouts BSA, advocates using the Buddy System when going out into the wide, wide world. (She...

Between Two Pews #3: The Cost of Discipleship

Welcome to another episode of Between Two Pews! Today, we are discussing the gospel reading for June 26th: Luke 9:51-62. Stephen is in Germany, so Sarah is our mission control for today’s conversation with Chaplain Joe Snavely! When the days drew near for him to...

Between Two Pews #2: The Gerasene Demoniac

Welcome to another episode of Between Two Pews with Stephen Caine! Today, we are discussing the gospel reading for June 19th: Luke 8:26-39. Our guest today is Rev. Connor L. Thompson, visiting us from First Christian Church in Middletown. Then they arrived at the...

Between Two Pews #1: Trinity Sunday (6/12/22)

Welcome, one and all, to the very first episode of Between Two Pews with Stephen Caine (and his charming assistant, Sarah Dorger)! In this episode, Stephen reveals that he hates Trinity Sunday and the rather difficult lectionary reading involved (John 16:12-15), which...

Sunday Worship for May 29th, 2022

The topic for the sermon this week is unity– Jesus calls for unity among his disciples both present and future, and Rev. Dr. Stephen Caine acknowledges an uncomfortable conundrum: what does this unity that Jesus calls for look like? Because it’s sure hard...