The Threshing Floor

Advent episode 2!  Our hosts sit down to talk about the missional side of advent and how folks can take a few steps deeper into the tradition. We also talk about favorite traditions around Christmas both at home and in the church. 

Episode Content includes:

  • When ministry gets intense.
  • Advent Calendars.
  • Lego Advent calendars.
  • Christmas mouse.
  • Calling out Matt Stout.
  • Anticipation and Advent.
  • Entry point into Advent.
  • Drew's Mom voice.
  • Johnny Matthis Christmas album.
  • Stories of hope. 
  • Eschatology.
  • Why we need to anticipate.
  • Jesus coming back. 
  • This isn't how it's going to be. 
  • If it can't bring light...then it isn't as good as we say it is. 
  • O little town of Alleppo.
  • Rescue and redemption.
  • He can save us. Even us. 
  • Being present and not losing hope. 
  • The presence and the future. 

The Threshing Floor Gift Guide for Procrastinators. 

  • Amazon gift cards
  • Tools of Titans -Tim Ferris
  • American Buffalo - Steve Rinella
  • The John Wesley Collection
  • Mono remaster of Pet Sounds
  • Sturgill Simpson a Sailor's Guide to Earth.
  • Joshua wants the entire collection of Florida-Georgia Line albums. 
Direct download: TTF77_mixdown.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am CDT

It's Advent! #mostwonderfultimeoftheyear.

Each year in December, the Threshing Floor plans out special Advent conversations. These are typically our most popular episodes each year. We are excited about this year!

In this episode you hear about:

  • We laugh at the beginning.
  • radagascar.
  • Lord of the Rings.
  • Tetherball.
  • sports designed for bullies.
  • Advent.
  • decorating and hope.
  • What are your advent essentials?
  • God's silence that we need to recognize.
  • What does it mean to die waiting?
  • Advent as reclaiming.
  • Advent as completeness.
  • What it means to wait

Advent Episode History

Advent 2013 | Prepare the Way
Advent 2014 | Christmas Traditions
Advent 2015 | Solid Country Gold, Advent, and JD Walt

Direct download: TTF76_mixdown.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am CDT