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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: September, 2017

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)

Sep 24, 2017

We continue our discussion with Rebekah Pine and hear more of her journey as a young Christian living in Egypt and Jordan. Now a wife and mother of three young children Rebekah goes on to explain how her work in the Middle-East isn't over as she returns to Jordan to work with refugees fleeing the Syrian civil war.


Show Index:

1:57 (Intro) Steve & Tammy discuss “The Shack”

13:19 Rebekah shares what it was like being a Christian with a Muslim roommate

26:24 Life as a Syrian refugee in Jordan today

39:57 Having the support of family and church to return to Jordan

43:42 Rebekah shares some last thoughts and hope for the refugee situation in the middle-east

Sep 10, 2017

Rebekah Pine shares her journey of being a student of Middle East studies living in Egypt and Jordan and how years later, now a wife and mother of three children, feels a draw by God to return to Jordan to help alleviate the suffering of refugees fleeing from the Syrian civil war. Along the way Rebekah shares how her own faith was enriched and deepened as she navigated a Muslim world.

Show Notes:


2:30- (Intro) Steve & Tammy muse about Shakespeare

17:19- Rebekah shares how she first got interested in the Middle East

22:57- Moving to Egypt

26:10- Encountering the Muslim faith for the first time

42:10 - Having a humility in our understanding of God

43:14- Dialogue with Muslim friends

47:24- Rebekah shares anecdotes of being a female Hong Kong Chinese in the Middle East

50:52- Moving to Jordan

Sep 3, 2017

Part two of our talk with journalist and science writer Nury Vittachi continues to explore the tension between faith and science. Along the way Nury shares about the power of forgiveness as well as some of the positive attributes faith in general, and Christianity specifically, bring to the world around us. 
Show Notes:

1:33 (Intro) Steve and Tammy discuss cynicism towards Christianity and their own struggles at times with it

10:39 Nury shares how his interest in science first began

13:00 Creating a space beyond “Atheist vs. Theist”

27:58 Why young people are leaving church

35:39 Christianity and why its what's on the inside that counts

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