The Table at Cana
#008: Another Internet Conversation! (Featuring Keith Giles)

#008: Another Internet Conversation! (Featuring Keith Giles)

June 13, 2019

Keith Giles is a man of many hats.  And not a single one is a fedora.  He’s one of three hosts of the Heretic Happy Hour podcast, with Matthew Distefano and Jamary Jivandalene.  He’s an author of several books, some of them are even about Jesus.  Keith also has some thoughts on the kind of music played in strip clubs.  In this episode of The Table at Cana podcast, you can hear Keith discuss all of the above and much, much more.

 

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#007: The Letter, The Turntable, and The Overtime

#007: The Letter, The Turntable, and The Overtime

May 30, 2019

This episode is another sermon that Ryan gave at The Bridge Community Church in Muncie, IN.  The church is working through a series titled “Faith As Resistance,” and this is the fourth installment in it.  You will hear references to some type of shirt that Ryan is wearing.  Your fears of it being camouflage are real and your concern is warranted.  Ryan was, in fact, wearing a ridiculous camouflage shirt that he purchased at Target.  Ryan very much wants you to know that this is a sloppily written and delivered message, so take that into consideration.  Also, a close friend, and future guest, of the podcast, Kelly Tague, wants to add that “kenotic love only works with Imago Dei.”  So, please, keep that in mind as you listen to this message.

 

If you have any words or prayers to offer to Jon, Phil, Robin, or the rest of the Peckinpaugh family, please email them to Ryan (@tableatcana.com) and he will get them to the family.  They mean the world to us and this is heartbreaking for the family, and us, and our community.

 

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#006: Our First In-Person Conversation (Featuring Jesse Chambliss)

#006: Our First In-Person Conversation (Featuring Jesse Chambliss)

May 23, 2019

Mason and Ryan sit down with Jesse Chambliss, a sweet fella that Mason has shared many meals with. Jesse recounts a very brief and concise summary of his life as a queer man from the Deep South. Ryan and Mason ask ridiculous questions and force Jesse to defend pop music.

 

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#005: Concrete, Piñatas, and Corn Dogs (A Sermon by Ryan)

#005: Concrete, Piñatas, and Corn Dogs (A Sermon by Ryan)

May 16, 2019

Ryan gave this sermon at The Bridge Community Church in Muncie, IN. It served as the opening message in a series titled “Faith As Resistance.”  In it, Ryan discusses mental health matters as it pertains to faith and the Church.  Ryan even makes fun of the senior pastor, Josh Cooper, because of his offensive taste in music.

 

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#004: Our First Internet Conversation! (Featuring Matthew Distefano)

#004: Our First Internet Conversation! (Featuring Matthew Distefano)

May 9, 2019

Ol’ Matt Distefano drops by Ryan’s office through the magic of the internet. It took Ryan multiple attempts at troubleshooting a very simple problem before we were actually able to record. Once we got our technical issues worked out, Matt opened up about his horrible gut issues, weed, faith, and his time as a scene kid. Mason is on point with his questions and insight and Ryan bumbles through the conversation like the half-an-idiot he is. There’s lots of laughing, too. Lots of it. Too much, really.

Matt’s pertinent information can be found at allsetfree.com. By all means, hit him up on Patreon and donate your entire paycheck to him, or subscribe to Heretic Happy Hour, or, you know, message him through Facebook and tell him what a heretic he is.

 

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#003: Dayna Arnett at Event XII

#003: Dayna Arnett at Event XII

April 19, 2019

Dayna is a queer, black, female scientist. As such, well, she’s had a rough go from the Christian Church. This episode was recorded live at our monthly gathering (meets the third Sunday of every month, at The Guardian Brewing Company, at 8pm, in Muncie, IN). Dayna’s story is powerful and beautiful and heartbreaking. If you want to interact with her, she has graciously allowed us to direct you to her Facebook (search her name and look for hair) where you’re more than welcome to message her directly.

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#002: Getting to Know Mason

#002: Getting to Know Mason

April 19, 2019

In this episode, Mason opens up about his consternation with “faithfulness” as a Christian. Specifically, in terms of finances and living arrangements. Likewise, Mason is dating a gal he’s quite sweet on and he’s got the forethought and wherewithal to question what happens some numbers of years down the road when thoughts of cohabitation and marriage are discussed.

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#001: Getting to Know Ryan

#001: Getting to Know Ryan

April 19, 2019

In this episode, we explore some of Ryan’s more ridiculous life experiences. As the sole member of Anything, Girl, Ryan opens up about life in an electronica hardcore band and what it’s like to not remember any of one’s own lyrics. We also talk about Ryan’s experiences that led him away from the faith and some that have brought him back “into the fold.”

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#000: Introducing “The Table at Cana”

#000: Introducing “The Table at Cana”

April 15, 2019

In this introductory episode, Ryan and Mason discuss the purpose of the podcast, what to expect in future episodes, and what "The Table at Cana" means.

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