48 episodes

Exploring the relentless grace of God toward jacked-up people who don’t deserve it one bit.

Recovering Hypocrite Noel Jesse Heikkinen

    • Religion & Spirituality
    • 4.8 • 52 Ratings

Exploring the relentless grace of God toward jacked-up people who don’t deserve it one bit.

    Rhythms of Rest (a conversation with Kurt Hannah)

    Rhythms of Rest (a conversation with Kurt Hannah)

    Noel talks with Pastor Kurt Hannah about developing rhythms of rest to avoid emotional burnout.

    Here are some links to some of the stuff they talked about: 


    Missio Dei
    Maker's Mark
    Woodford Reserve
    A Long Obedience in the Same Direction: Discipleship in an Instant Society
    Emotionally Healthy Spirituality: It's Impossible to be Spiritually Mature, While Remaining Emotionally Immature

    • 35 min
    Don't Quit, You'll Miss Out (a conversation with Timothy Peng)

    Don't Quit, You'll Miss Out (a conversation with Timothy Peng)

    Noel talks with pastor Timothy Peng of Lansing Chinese Christian Church about making it through difficult seasons and the life-giving practices of walking, napping, and even playing video games. Here are some links to some of the stuff they talked about:


    Lansing Chinese Christian Church
    Pig Brain Soup (only click if you dare)
    Eugene Peterson's Contemplative Pastor
    Cedar Classical Academy
    Bruce Miller's Your Life In Rhythm
    Frog and Toad are Friends
    Super Smash Bros

    • 35 min
    Frictionless Technology (a conversation with Jason Aten)

    Frictionless Technology (a conversation with Jason Aten)

    Noel talks with columnist Jason Aten about the impact of technology on our spiritual lives and why it may be wise to add a little friction to our tech. Here's links to some of the stuff they talked about:


    Steve Jobs Never Turned Off His iPhone Except For This One Reason. You Should Too
    The 29 Steps Podcast
    Zoom Is Now Worth $130 Billion. The Reason Why Is Simple
    Meet Generation Z: Understanding and Reaching The New Post-Christian World
    Inbox Pause
    Social Media Fast
    YouVersion Bible App
    Echo Prayer App
    Dwell Bible App

    • 44 min
    Perpetual Foreigner (a conversation with Young Yi)

    Perpetual Foreigner (a conversation with Young Yi)

    On this episode, Noel talks with Young Yi, MSU Venue Director at Riverview Church. They talk about the unique experience of leading in a predominantly white evangelical church as an Asian-American and the subtle ways our culture often makes the AAPI community feel like perpetual foreigners in their own country. 


    Young's Blog
    Young's Sermons at Riverview Church
    Generations Christian Fellowship
    All of the Above Hip Hop Academy
    Michigan Council of Korean Churches
    Dr. Daniel Lee

    • 45 min
    Gospel Books for Tiny Humans (a conversation with Pastors Ronnie Martin & Pete Ziolkowski)

    Gospel Books for Tiny Humans (a conversation with Pastors Ronnie Martin & Pete Ziolkowski)

    On this episode Noel talks with Pastor Ronnie Martin about his book The Best Gift Ever Given: A 25-Day Journey Through Advent from God's Good Gifts to God's Great Son and Pastor Pete Ziolkowski about his book Fart Dad: The Case of the Toynado. While these books are wildly different from each other, they both bring an important gospel message for young readers. 


    Substance Church 
    Imago Dei Church

    • 28 min
    Even the Bad News is Good News (a conversation with Pastor RJ Grunewald)

    Even the Bad News is Good News (a conversation with Pastor RJ Grunewald)

    On this episode Noel talks with Pastor RJ Grunewald about his book Reading Romans with Luther. You'll find out how your imperfections lead to death, and God's grace brings a life in eternity. 


    Recovering Hypocrite Merch
    Faith Lutheran Church 
    Commentary on Romans
    Reading Romans with Eastern Eyes: Honor and Shame in Paul's Message and Mission

    • 36 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
52 Ratings

52 Ratings

JamieMarie77 ,

Hope-filled!

Thank you for talking about our brokenness and discovering the beauty behind it

하나9539 ,

Everything and more

You are absolutely incredible. The world needs more of you. Never stop making these podcasts. You bring me back to God when I feel myself fading away. Thank you!!

Jessbkuz ,

5 minute rule

I found this podcast through a Facebook share. Looking at it, I wasn’t quite sure what I was getting myself into. I usually give things the 5 minute rule and this podcast had me wanting to hear more. :)

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