5 episodes

Meet comedian Aaron Mcilroy and pastor Mark van Straaten. 2 people from very different walks of life.
In their podcast of Saints and Sinners, they get to talk about what they have in difference and in common. Focusing on their real life stories of making sense of their faith walk in Jesus.

Saints & Sinners Aaron Mcilroy & Mark van Straaten

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Meet comedian Aaron Mcilroy and pastor Mark van Straaten. 2 people from very different walks of life.
In their podcast of Saints and Sinners, they get to talk about what they have in difference and in common. Focusing on their real life stories of making sense of their faith walk in Jesus.

    Bare Bums in a New Reality

    Bare Bums in a New Reality

    Aaron and Mark talk about how lessons from the past and the present can help prepare for a new reality.

    Being in Lockdown and finding new ways to do their work has helped them figure out things as they move into the "after Lockdown" life.
    Their big idea is about staying on Mission!
    Candid, honest and open - they share their thoughts that may just help others.

    • 43 min
    Lamborghini's, Sausages and Joy!

    Lamborghini's, Sausages and Joy!

    In this 2nd episode on Joy, Aaron and Mark take a deeper dive in how to find joy in everything

    They see that joy has an "engine" which inspires faith. This faith in turn leads to trust, going onto the power of confession, ultimately bringing joy. Joy continues to emerge as we serve each other.

    We hope that this podcast will be both enlightening and bring you joy!

    • 42 min
    Finding Joy in Lockdown

    Finding Joy in Lockdown

    Is God joyful?

    Aaron and Mark talk about joy from their different backgrounds. Aaron being a comedian, and in the "business" of joy, shares a unique perspective on how laughter and joy come together.

    At the same time, the bible often talks about joy in the midst of hardship. And hardship can be a form of "mis-direction" leading to joy.

    • 39 min
    The Gift of Uncertainty

    The Gift of Uncertainty

    n the midst of a Coronavirus pandemic, Aaron and Mark talk about uncertainty. In this episode they share stories of past uncertainties and how one can potentially learn from them.

    They anchor their conversation around a metaphor that Jesus spoke about in Luke 11:34, “Your eye is like a lamp that provides light for your body. When your eye is healthy, your whole body is filled with light. But when it is unhealthy, your body is filled with darkness.

    • 40 min
    Saints & Sinners - Introduction

    Saints & Sinners - Introduction

    This Podcast is where comedian Aaron Mcilroy and pastor Mark van Straaten talk about all things faith and life.
    Coming from totally different backgrounds, Aaron and Mark share a common love for God and for people.
    This is their account of everyday faith!

    • 34 min

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