Steve & Tammy's friend Nic J shares his story of being the son of a Pentecostal pastor who struggles for years as a gay man in a desperate attempt to please God & the church. The freedom he eventually finds and the unconditional love he experiences will be an inspiration to you on your own journey.
Steve shares stories and laughs with fellow pilgrim Ronnie Keame as they discuss their experiences walking Spain's 500 mile Camino de Santiago.
Steve & Tammy continue their discussion with singer / songwriter Dave Griffiths on how his turn to a theology of peace transformed his realationship with God and those around him.
Steve & Tammy chat with recording artist and pastor Dave Griffiths about how a crisis of faith propelled him to seek a bigger, better God who was not at all interested in the ministry "rat race" he had previously been part of.
Steve & Tammy sit down with TV presenter and musician Ben Tse to discuss faith, politics, art, and why Jesus had a bit of a punk rock spirit about him.
Would you recognize Jesus if you bumped into him on the road? Steve and Tammy discuss why the disciples on the road to Emmaus couldn't recognize Jesus and why we in the 21st century probably aren't any better at spotting him.
Steve & Tammy sit down with their friend from Scotland Brendan Gill (with a bottle of scotch of course) to discuss his Catholic faith, corporate greed, motivations for doing good works, and why he likes to jump out of airplanes!
Andrew continues his story chronicling his conversion from Christianity to Atheism and how he, ironically, become more "Christ-like" in the process. In Part 2 he also discusses the impact his change of faith affected his family.
My brother Andrew shares about his journey from Christianity to Atheism and how, ironically, he became more Christ-like in the process.
Tammy talks to Steve about his 500 mile pilgrimage across Spain and how he has applied that experience into his everyday life since his return.
Steve & Tammy "geek" out with Martin Daniel as they talk all things Star Wars; from childhood memories to The Force Awakens!
Theologian and musician John Hardt discusses life, liturgy, doubt, and inviting people into dark places
Steve & Tammy discuss what "Beyond the Pale" is all about.
Beyond the Pale is a subversive, yet sincere, exploration of God, faith, church, and culture hosted by former pastors and missionaries Steve & Tammy Hackman. It's a podcast for that person wonders about God while often also wondering why their favorite moment of a Sunday service is when it's finally over. Join us each week as we journey on a pilgrimage of life 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)