August 23rd, 2019 | 1 hr 21 mins
catholic, optimization, scandal, suffering church
Recorded August 12: We talk Gomer's need for an assistant, which Gomer denies until a text message comes in and proves him a liar. We talk the Cincinnati scandals, of which Luke knows all the accused.
August 16th, 2019 | 1 hr 16 mins
capitalism, catholic, politics, wages
This is what happens when one guy had 3 hours of sleep and the other guy is 3 beers in before the conversation starts. "Living Wage" <-- is this too vague to actually help guide business that wants to be righteous unto Yahweh? Gomer says TOO VAGUE. Luke says IS GOD EVEN REAL! It's a great episode of us yelling.
July 12th, 2019 | 1 hr 4 mins
catholic, contentment, family, grace, happiness
I love the Stewart story! Conversion to Catholicism, dead-end unhappy life, a return to the land and farming, and pooping in a bucket, to discovering the grace of enough. Rest assured, her personal commitment to Christ will make you happy you suffered through Luke and me till the bitter end. She's amazing.
July 5th, 2019 | 1 hr 19 mins
catholic, healing, hope, sex, young adults
The Catholic Young Adult scene is filled with hookups. We ignore this, we aren't doing ministry of any sort. Then we dive into Healing and then Hope. At the end, it's a SHOCKING story of hope and prayer.
June 29th, 2019 | 1 hr 44 mins
catholic, christian, communication, marriage, millennials, scruples
We almost kept them all to Ten Minutes. The Question of Scrupulosity, Communication after 10 years of Marriage, Dating Fast, Chernobyl show, and any new (non-FIRE) Podcasts, Catholics in the Public Square vs The Benedict Option, When is Justice Appeased in Identity Politics, Fr. Morris leaves the priesthood, and Punching McCarrick in the Face...?
June 21st, 2019 | 1 hr 7 mins
catholic, prayer, silence, spouse
First, Fergalicious. Then, Twittermaggedon. Finally, Luke asks Gomer how we can, outside of faith sharing groups (buy my book!), actually grow in our faith. Gomer lies in order to answer this question. In the end, you'll be enriched, engaged, and engorged on Glory. Also, OJ SIMPSON AND BILL COSBY ARE ON TWITTER!!! HAPPY FATHERS DAY!
June 14th, 2019 | 1 hr 26 mins
catholic, financially independent, fire, twitter
Twitter Rage, Coping Mechanisms, and Evangelical Gomer and the FIRE movement
June 7th, 2019 | 1 hr 13 mins
catholic, convert, farming, organic
Farming in the most natural way humanly possible, Jesse Straight, a Catholic convert, makes you long for the hard, but integrated, life.
May 31st, 2019 | 1 hr 19 mins
bishop robert barron, catholic, suffering church, word on fire
30 minutes of chatting, followed by 45 minutes of discussion about Bishop Robert Barron's "Letter to a Suffering Church".
May 24th, 2019 | 1 hr 10 mins
catholic, game of thrones, priesthood, taylor marshall
Luke delays recording to attend a concert and relive the early 2000's, we blame the clergy for speaker-culture, we talk the crappy Atlantic article, we BRIEFLY discuss the terrible Game of Thrones ending; Oh look, Fr Dave is the new FUS President! Then, Gomer's rapid-fire: financial independence, peeing, Luke has anger issues, and our Live Show in Appleton was fun!