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The Kitchen Table #44: When to Stop Saying “Love the Sinner, Hate the Sin”

You’ve all heard the phrase. Maybe it makes you cringe. Should we just stop saying it altogether or is it valid? This week on the Kitchen Table, Shine.FM Ministry Director Brian McIntyre Utter and his son Jake welcome Pastor Chad Dalton to table. In Music Matters, new music from Hillsong Young & Free with Andy Mineo, Andy Grammer, and an oldie, but goldie from Kim Boyce. In Culture Shock, we break down a response from Keanu Reeves on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert to the question “What Happens When You Die?” Be sure to subscribe to get all our Shine.FM podcasts.

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The Kitchen Table #43: Is It a Jesus Tax? Why 10%?

Do we give 10% or do we simply live generously?  This week on the Shine.FM’s The Kitchen Table podcast, ministry director Brian McIntyre Utter and his son Jake talk at the table about being faith and generous with our time, talent and money. In Music Matters, new music from Crowder with Mandisa and The New Respects, and an oldie, but goldie from Steven Curtis Chapman. In Culture Shock, remembering Rachel Held Evans and why she mattered. Be sure to subscribe to get all our Shine.FM podcasts.

The Kitchen Table #42: Remaining Hopeful in a Cynical World

Are you a Negative Nancy? When you look around at our society, do you struggle to with a doom and gloom attitude?  This week on the Shine.FM’s The Kitchen Table podcast, ministry director Brian McIntyre Utter and his son Jake talk at the table about keeping focused on our Hope in a cynical world. In Music Matters, music from Tenth Avenue North and All Sons & Daughters, and an oldie, but goldie from Michael W. Smith In Culture Shock, a couple of difference makers impacting culture in new ways. Be sure to subscribe to get all our Shine.FM podcasts.

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The Kitchen Table #40: Jumping Off The Shirt Tales

Teenagers can only ride along on their parents’ faith shirt tales for so long. There comes a time to make our faith journey our own. How do we help them as parents make the jump? This week on the Shine.FM’s The Kitchen Table podcast, ministry director Brian McIntyre Utter and his son Jake share across the table about what parents can do to help their kids develop their own faith. In Music Matters, music from ‘This Is Us’ star Chrissy Metz and Jonathan David & Melissa Helser, and an oldie, but goldie from Charlie Peacock. In Culture Shock, reflections about Palm Sunday and another app to keep an eye out for. Be sure to subscribe to get all our Shine.FM podcasts.

The Kitchen Table #34: An Epidemic of Loneliness

This week on the Shine.FM’s The Kitchen Table podcast, ministry director Brian McIntyre Utter and his son Jake look at the loneliness epidemic in our world, what is our response as a church, and how we can overcome. In Music Matters, music from Jonny Diaz, United Pursuit featuring Will Reagan. and an oldie, but goldie from East To West. In Culture Shock, does our social media actually increase our loneliness? Be sure to subscribe to get all our Shine.FM podcasts.

The Kitchen Table #31: Pursuing Meaningful Friendships

This week on The Kitchen Table podcast, Shine.FM’s Ministry Director Brian McIntyre Utter and his son Jake dive into a conversation on meaningful relationships and why an inner-circle of friends is important. In Music Matters, new music from Switch, Kings Kaleidoscope and an oldie, but goldie from Mylon & Broken Heart. In Culture Shock, what Netflix star Marie Kondo gets wrong. Be sure to subscribe to get all our Shine.FM podcasts.

The Kitchen Table #29: Sibling Guilt – Living with a Special Needs Sibling

By far the most raw and emotional episode of The Kitchen Table. Join Shine.FM’s Ministry Director Brian McIntyre Utter and his son Jake as they share their own personal story of the guilt and emotions of siblings in families with special needs children. New songs in Music Matters from Elias Dummer, Ben Rector, and a 1994 oldie, but goldie from Clay Crosse. In Culture Shock, the lessons we can teach of children when sports figures have a major failure. Subscribe today to get all the episodes.

The Kitchen Table #26: As Followers of Christ, How Do We Deal with Divorce?

This week on The Kitchen Table, Shine.FM’s Ministry Director Brian McIntyre Utter and his son Jake welcome around the table, Shine.FM program director, Don Burns, as they look at the issue of divorce, the effects it has on children, and what the Bible has to say. In Music Matters, new music from Lincoln Brewster, a Christmas song from Chris Tomlin & Audrey Assad and an oldie, but goldie from Wayne Watson. In Culture Shock, some important things kids should know about Christmas. Be sure to subscribe for all the latest!

The Kitchen Table #24: Does God Call People to be Single?

Join Shine.FM’s Ministry Director Brian McIntyre Utter, his son Jake and guest Jennifer Lambert for another conversation across the kitchen table as they discuss God’s call on singleness. Also, in Music Matters, new music from Jesus Culture, Christmas music from Relient K and an Oldie But Goldie from Steven Curtis Chapman. In Culture Shock, remembering the faith of President George H.W. Bush and we hear Chris Pratt go off script at the Disneyland Christian Candlelight Ceremony.

Brant and Sherri’s Deal Breaker Question

Deal Breaker Question for the ladies: Let’s say you’re single and a FANTASTIC guy wants to marry you. He’s incredibly attractive. Smart, handsome, a provider and protector. Spiritually mature kinda guy. Loves kids and “gets” you. ONE little quirk: He wears big floppy clown shoes. Yes, they squeak when he walks. He will them for the rest of his life. That’s just how he rolls. That’s his only quirk. Otherwise, he’s AWESOME. Do you marry him?