53 episodes

Unsuccess with Josh and David is a weekly podcast where two pastors (and many special guests) rethink success and talk about ministry in Portland, OR.

Unsuccess Unsuccess

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Unsuccess with Josh and David is a weekly podcast where two pastors (and many special guests) rethink success and talk about ministry in Portland, OR.

    Ep. 402 - "I Hate Five Iron Frenzy"

    Ep. 402 - "I Hate Five Iron Frenzy"

    Our guest today is Reese Roper, lead singer of Five Iron Frenzy. Reese talks with the guys about the tension of writing provocative lyrics while in the Christian music bubble, and the difficulty of speaking on behalf of multiple band members. We also discuss how one’s theology can shift when face-to-face with death. You can find Reese online regularly in the “I Hate Five Iron Frenzy” Facebook group.

    • 1 hr 11 min
    Ep. 404 – Crossing The Difference Divide with Jim Henderson and Jim Hancock

    Ep. 404 – Crossing The Difference Divide with Jim Henderson and Jim Hancock

    Josh and David interview Jim Henderson and Jim Hancock in this amazing episode talking about the difficulty, especially right now, of bridging the gap when EVERYTHING in our culture and society feels polarizing. They specifically talk about 3 practices that Jim and Jim have identified as tools to help cross this great divide. You can learn more about Jim and Jim and the 3 Practices by visiting 3practices.com

    • 1 hr 19 min
    Matt and McKahan

    Matt and McKahan

    Join Josh and David in arguably their most entertaining episode of all times as they talk with two eccentric characters, Matt Clark and McKahan McGuire. Matt and McKahan currently lead a college group at St Johns Christian Church and it is full of atheists, agnostics, Jesus people, and everyone in between. $10 goes to anyone who can identify a clear theme throughout this very ADHD style episode.

    • 1 hr 38 min
    Ep. 401 – Justin McRoberts

    Ep. 401 – Justin McRoberts

    Season 4 of the Unsuccess Podcast with Josh and David begins with an amazing conversation with a pretty rad dude. Josh and David speak with musician, writer, and speaker Justin McRoberts. Among other things, we discuss how the message of the church is often overshadowed by the language we use. You can check out Justin on all social medial sites in addition to http://justinmcroberts.com

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Ep. 308 – The Church and the Bible

    Ep. 308 – The Church and the Bible

    Join Josh and David on this finale episode of season 3. They talk about a minimal ecclesiology and how the church has changed and adopted over the years. Many people look to the first century church as the way Jesus intended the church to be. Josh and David spend some time unpacking and critiquing this idea and attempt to get at truly a healthy perspective on how the church actually should look in light of…

    • 37 min
    Ep. 307 – Ministries and Programs

    Ep. 307 – Ministries and Programs

    Josh and David share about the church in another exciting adventure in this special Covid-19 third season about the ministries and programs of a church. They talk about what it takes to be considered a “real” church and how you to have a successful youth group AND a successful children’s ministry thus serving the entire family. And they talk about other stuff too.

    • 34 min

Customer Reviews

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9 Ratings

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I came for the episode with my pastors (#14 with Andy Goebel and Jules Nielsen); I stayed for the INCREDIBLE conversations happening on the Unsuccess podcast. If you are at all interested in churching, ministry, or Jesus in Portland and beyond, I cannot recommend it enough!

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