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Beyond The Pale

Beyond the Pale is a subversively thoughtful exploration of God, faith, life and culture hosted by former pastors and missionaries Steve & Tammy Hackman. It's a podcast for that person who finds more fulfilment in the journey than in the destination and doesn't mind coloring outside the lines a bit! Join us each week as we travel on pilgrimage together. We'll ask questions, question answers, and open a bottle of wine with you as we do. (Not a particularly good wine mind you, just one Tammy says we can afford)
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Now displaying: July, 2016

Beyond the Pale is a subversively funny exploration of God, faith, church, and culture hosted by former pastors and missionaries Steve & Tammy Hackman. It's a podcast for that person who wants to know God but sometimes wonders why their favorite moment of a Sunday service is when it's finally over. Join us each week as we journey on pilgrimmage together. We'll ask questions, question answers, and open a bottle of wine with you as we do. (Not a particularly good wine mind you, just one Tammy says we can afford)

Jul 30, 2016

What happens when you are part of a church leadership team and your spouse tells you he doesn't believe in God anymore?  Marylee Hackman shares the challenges and breakthroughs as she and her husband found a better, more "Christ-like" life, outside of religious belief.

4:35  Marylee shares about the walk where Andy told her he didn't believe in God anymore

9:50  Andrew shares how the church they helped establish ostracised them

18:00  Marylee shares how moving outside the evangelical system made them better people

20:25  How the next generation will have less religious baggage

22:20  The bad theology of Jack Chick comics

26:00  How to respond when your spouse begins to doubt

Jul 26, 2016

Steve & Andrew go off topic during their "basement discussion" with Tammy and talk race issues in America and why, despite the anger and heartache in the U.S. right now, there is reason to believe there is still hope and light at the end of the tunnel.

Jul 23, 2016

Steve's brother Andrew returns and chats with Steve & Tammy about his perspective on why Christians struggle to "grow up" and take responsibilities for their decisions.

2:00- The 10 Commandments vs. The Sermon on the Mount

8:39- Tammy's experiences questioning "pillars of her faith"

16:45- Why Christians should stop acting childish

21:35- Getting Christians to take responsibility for their decisions

27:20- Why some Christians have more in common with some atheists than with other Christians

Jul 14, 2016

Ever thought of running with a dream you had...even if you aren't so young anymore? Actor & comedian Matt Baca shares how approaching middle age was a catalyst for a mid-life career change.

Jul 1, 2016

Functional Nutritionist & Lifestyle Expert Elisa Haggarty shares with Steve & Tammy her journey and how she overcame emotional & physical depression to take back her health. As founder of Culinary Farmacy Elisa now helps others regain a life worth living.

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