Ordinary Grace is a podcast featuring a series of conversations about the spiritual life, told by the people who have lived it. The show is hosted by Matt Guerrero, founding editor of the literary and film website Drunk Monkeys. The show is produced by Matt and Sean Woodard, with theme music by singer/songwriter Susan Barth, from her album Songs from the Suburbs.
Joanna Jewell on Her Dark Night of the Soul and Espousing Her Heart to Jesus
Joanna Jewell returns for the second half of her interview about her conversion to Catholicism, the dark night of the soul that followed, and how espousing her heart to Jesus led to her purpose.
Joanna Jewell on Leaving the New Age for Catholicism
Joanna Jewell, host of the espouse My Heart podcast, joins the conversation with her conversion story from New Age and Wiccan practices to the Catholic faith.
Stephen Tobolowsky on Judaism and Giving Up Fear
Actor, storyteller, and podcaster Stephen Tobolowsky (One Day at a Time, Groundhog Day) joins the conversation with tales of his adventures with God, the challenges of emoting via Zoom, and giving up fear in the face of the unprecedented calamities of 2020.
Logan Crow on Therapy and Supporting What You Love
In the second part of our interview with Logan Crow, executive director of The Frida Cinema, we discuss being empathic, the importance of therapy, and supporting what you love.
Logan Crow on David Lynch and Spiritual Moments in Film
Logan Crow, executive director of the Frida Cinema in Santa Ana, California, joins the conversation! In the first half of a two-part interview, Logan tells us about watching Blue Velvet at eleven-years-old, his favorite spiritual moments in film history, and the unexpected depth of Robocop.
Matt Page on Biblical Films
Ordinary Grace returns with the release of an interview from July 2019 with Matt Page of Bible Films Blog and the book The Bible Onscreen in the New Millennium. We discuss growing up Anglican, Charismatic Evangelicalism, as well as his eventual loss of faith.
We also discuss biblical films, the ways in which Jesus is portrayed onscreen, and the horror elements of The Passion of the Christ.
God bless you and your family in this difficult time.
Excellent Long Form Podcast
Love that they are not afraid to ask the tough questions. Shout out to the producer Sean Woodard who is top quality. Please do an interview solely focused on him.