Mythical Jesus: 025: Parables Spoken With Silence

In Episode 25 we explore Jesus’ use of parables and how using parables offers flexibility for the audience to learn based on their own stage of development.  We hit on the idea that Jesus interpretation is given to his apostles and closest disciples of which the author of these gospels was not present for.  That […]

Mythical Jesus: 020: Those Who Sit With You

Today we are Mark chapter 3:20-34.  Jesus does something strange in these verses which is to seem to push back against his family and welcome in those who sit with him as family.   This event feels uncomfortable to us.  This feels anti-Jesus and yet there is a great lesson to be learned here.  That while […]

Mythical Jesus: 018: Self Care

Today we are in Mark Chapter 3 vs 7-12 where Jesus strangely puts some distance between him and those who need and want him.  We use this as a launching point to describe self care and the need for it.  Once we see even Jesus himself needs his space at times we can feel encouraged […]

Mythical Jesus: 013: Mark 2:18-22 Old Wine and New Wineskins

Would you please consider donating today.  Visit ChristOfFaith.org and click Donate  and would please consider becoming a recurring donator today to show your support and to help keep this podcast going.  Thank You! Today we tackle Mark Chapter 2:18-22 where Jesus is asked why his disciples don’t fast as the Pharisees do and even as […]

The Mythical Jesus: 001: Mark 1:3 Prepare the Way

Today we start a new podcast series called “The Mythical Jesus: Taking the Christ of Faith Seriously”.  This podcast will delve into Faith Development, Cognitive Development, and Biblical Scholarship using the Teachings and figure of Jesus from the New Testament as the framing for exploring these deep ideas.  Today we start with the Earliest Gospel, […]