Twenty One Pilots – “Heathens”

What can “Heathens” by Twenty One Pilots teach us about ourselves, our culture, and our religious expression? Read this to find out!

Update for May 2018

Hello again everyone! It’s been a long while since I have been able to sit down and write or record anything and so I wanted to take a moment to give you all a quick update. My First eBook is Coming Soon! As I mentioned in the last episode of the podcast (episode 14: IsContinue reading “Update for May 2018”

The Value of Rest

If you’re like me, life is pretty good. I am thankful that I’ve been blessed to live in a country where I don’t go hungry, where I can speak freely about my faith and my views without persecution, and where I am able to —generally speaking — live without fear of violence toward myself orContinue reading “The Value of Rest”

Is Starbucks Racist? Confessions of a Former Employee | AA:14

Thanks for listening! This week Dan examines the latest controversy regarding the arrest of two black men at a Philadelphia Starbucks, shares stories of his long employment with the company, and considers the Christian response to the controversy. Feel free to leave your thoughts in the comments below or by reaching out at ancientabandonpodcast@gmail.com! Don’tContinue reading “Is Starbucks Racist? Confessions of a Former Employee | AA:14”

Seek First the Kingdom | AA:12

Thanks for listening! This week Dan discusses the state of young evangelicals according to a recent study and dives into what Jesus meant by “seek first His kingdom” as a response to the divisiveness of American social and political life today. I’d love to hear your thoughts and questions on this topic and others atContinue reading “Seek First the Kingdom | AA:12”

An Update for March 2018

Boy, oh boy, it’s been a long time since I’ve posted anything (apologies to everyone for such a long delay). A Quick Personal Update I mentioned part of this in a previous episode of the podcast, but for those of you who may not listen to it, I am very happy to let everyone knowContinue reading “An Update for March 2018”

The Christmas Season | AA:11

In this week’s episode we discuss the SCOTUS case Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission, the “discovery” of an ancient gnostic manuscript, and some frequently asked questions about celebrating Christmas; all with some seasonal jams mixed in! Thanks for listening. Please be sure to like, share, and subscribe. Find show notes for this episodeContinue reading “The Christmas Season | AA:11”

Update: Episode 10 delayed

Hey everyone, I just wanted to give you all a quick update for this week’s episode of the Ancient Abandon Podcast. Episode 10 will be delayed a few days.  I’m not really sure what happened, but I suddenly got a very sore throat the other day making it painful to speak.  I’m starting to feelContinue reading “Update: Episode 10 delayed”

Update: God’s Provision and Blessings

Hey everyone, I wanted to thank everyone for continuing to check out the blog and the podcast.  As I’ve said a number of times, life has been very busy over the last couple of years as I work toward finishing my degree, but as I wind down my final semester I wanted to share aContinue reading “Update: God’s Provision and Blessings”

Why I Walked Away from Democratic Socialism | AA:09

In this episode Dan shares his testimony about his past as a Democratic Socialist and the journey that God took him down to change his thinking.   Don’t have a Bible?  Check out BibleGateway.com for free access to the Scriptures Follow me on Twitter @RebornJumpman Be sure to like Ancient Abandon at facebook.com/ancientabandon. If you’dContinue reading “Why I Walked Away from Democratic Socialism | AA:09”