57 episodes

A podcast to help you get off the endless treadmill of spiritual exhaustion, and find joy in surrender with Jesus.

Tired of the pace and posture of your faith amidst a hurried, manic, control-obsessed world? Me too, friend. Let's talk.

The White Flag Jonathan Moynihan

    • Religion & Spirituality
    • 4.9 • 88 Ratings

A podcast to help you get off the endless treadmill of spiritual exhaustion, and find joy in surrender with Jesus.

Tired of the pace and posture of your faith amidst a hurried, manic, control-obsessed world? Me too, friend. Let's talk.

    56. Why You're Bored Reading the Bible (and How Not to Be) w/Landon MacDonald

    56. Why You're Bored Reading the Bible (and How Not to Be) w/Landon MacDonald

    "If you think the Bible is boring, it's because you're boring." This is a spicy quote from our guest today, Landon MacDonald. In today's convo, we break down why most people don't study the Bible well—why the Bible is THE greatest work of art of all time—and how to approach the Bible with a healthy posture. Let's get to it!

    • 58 min
    55. Why Social Media Sucks, But It Doesn't Have To... with BRADY SHEARER

    55. Why Social Media Sucks, But It Doesn't Have To... with BRADY SHEARER

    Social media (and all technology for that matter) will either ADD to your life or ERODE your life. In my conversation with a digital guru and church leader, Brady Shearer, we dive into this topic, and more, to help you craft a digital life by design that benefits yourself and others.

    Learn more from Brady at:
    Instagram: @bradyshearer
    prochurchtools.com
    https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-pro-church-tools-show-with-brady-shearer/id848673237

    • 59 min
    54. The Future of The White Flag

    54. The Future of The White Flag

    As I step into the most important ministry opportunity of life, I'm making changes to how I approach the podcast and how frequently I upload new content. In this short episode, I outline what that new opportunity is, and thank all of you who have helped make this podcast what it's become today!

    • 12 min
    53. Trading the Invented Self for the Authentic Self, and more w/Chris Mosher

    53. Trading the Invented Self for the Authentic Self, and more w/Chris Mosher

    Most people spend all their time "finding themselves," when they're actually just settling for an "invented self..."—a version that keeps you safe in childhood, but can't ever lead to flourishing. We dive into that, and more, in PART 2 of this interview with the magnificent Chris Mosher!

    • 45 min
    52. Toxic Masculinity, Initiation, and Whether You Should Get Still or Get Going

    52. Toxic Masculinity, Initiation, and Whether You Should Get Still or Get Going

    In Part 1 of this interview with the co-founder of Liminal, Chris Mosher, we discuss the need for men to embrace their full selves and how to know if you need to get still or get going. Learn more at liminalwork.com.

    • 48 min
    51. How "Noticing" Helps You Find A Real Rest

    51. How "Noticing" Helps You Find A Real Rest

    If you're living at warp speed, you will inevitably warp your soul.
    In this episode, I break down the importance of "noticing" what is going on within us, and create space for you to step into the invitation of the Holy Spirit—to notice what burdens you, what tires you, and where you need to find a real rest with Jesus.

    • 18 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
88 Ratings

88 Ratings

@ryan_b ,

Timely, Practical and Life-Changing

The practical disciplines discussed on this podcast will encourage your hunger for more and afflict the apathy we all face. I dare say, it’s not for the casual listener but for whoever is ready to slow down and confront the reality of our heart’s condition and who God is. I challenge anyone to listen, learn and try these disciplines out.

ninjaturtle1223 ,

Contrary action

To suggest that we disconnect our devices, shut off from social media, and choose quiet time and seek stillness is as crazy as it for Jesus to preach that the way to God was through Him. Way too often I find myself in my head trying to figure out what it is I’m supposed to do next and I fail to ask God what it is he would have me do. Somehow if I do more, and do more often I will find the right answer. Instead the right answer is revealed when I stop doing, stop thinking, and surrender. The White Flag is all about surrender! Jonathan Moynihan has created a podcast about not doing more but giving up and practicing the presence of God. Like a Samurai from feudal Japan Jonathan is here to teach us ancient practices to navigate in a modern world. He’s a hall of famer in my book!

rob.wright ,

Refreshing

This is my go to podcast during my morning commute. It’s refreshing to put the practices into action and often just to hear that there is an alternative. Finding quite with Jesus is so needed and this podcast helps me to do that.

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