Odd Church explores culturally relevant topics at the intersection of faith and culture. The hosts are Pastors Andy Littleton and Nick Lang, and Creative Director Mike Almeroth from Mission Church, an unconventional small church in Tucson, AZ. These three often find themselves in a cultural no-man's land somewhere between religious and mainstream circles, striving to better understand and apply the love of Christ in a post-Christian society.
010. Can We Imagine A Better Future? ft. Propaganda
We’re now officially recording video of each podcast in our new thrift shop-furnished video set, which you’ll get to see if you’re tuning in on youtube! If you need to find us there, search Mission Church Tucson and look for the red and blue “M”. This week we’re pairing up with the Faith Over Breakfast […]
009. Ravi Zacharias and Christian “Gurus”
In this episode we’re processing corrupt church leadership and God’s justice, prompted by the recent revelations of sexual and spiritual abuse by world-renowned christian apologist Ravi Zacharias. We’ll talk about the dangers of having christian superstars and gurus and why transparency for leaders can feel risky, but actually lends itself to healthier ministries and healthier […]
008. Visiting Mission Church as a Non-Believer
Hey everyone, welcome back to the Odd Church Podcast, episode 8. We’ve had the chance to catch up with our friend Hannah Rettler, who recently became a Christian and was baptized with a few friends in Sabino Canyon (https://anchor.fm/hannah-rettler). In this episode she’s going to tell us about what it was like to visit Mission […]
A lot has happened between the recording of this episode and its release. We recorded this episode, and episode 8 before coronavirus was even a word in our normal vocabulary – ah, the good ole’ days. I’m coming to you here from quarantine hoping that this content can help you feel a little less stressed […]
How do we understand the current cultural concept of tolerance? How do we engage with it? It’s true that many movements with good origins and the best of intentions can tend to tilt off course, and the tolerance movement hasn’t proved immune to the seemingly inevitable effect of human corruption. What should we support? What […]
005. Kanye the Christian?
Andy, Nick, John & Mike talk about Kanye West and his recent conversion to full-on Christianity. John, Andy and Mike had a few interesting thoughts, having been long-time Kanye listeners, and Nick knows exactly 2 things about Kanye because he only listens to bluegrass and apparently doesn’t like slow songs… like – all slow songs. […]