Thinking Out Loud 106: Introducing…

 

Elisabeth and Merianna talk about the art of writing and the powerful way writing can impact people’s lives. Why are you scared to share your story? There’s someone out there who needs to read it. Start introducing yourself!

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Thinking Religion 73: Unknown Futures

 

Dr. Thomas Whitley and Rev. Sam Harrelson discuss the future of medium sized churches, marketing to millennials, and the role of self-selecting in our identity formations.

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Thinking Religion 72: The Hustle

Dr. Thomas Whitley and Rev. Sam Harrelson discuss marketing yourself and finding jobs in bleak and uncertain times.

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Thinking Out Loud 105: You’re Going to Be An Author, How Do You Feel About That?

 

Are you stuck in the transitional phase where you can see yourself as an author? Elisabeth talks about the exciting news regarding her book and progress in the revision process. They also talk about the dangers that exist for people trying to publish in the form of vanity publishers and how to steer clear of scams.

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Thinking Religion 71: Something About Easter?

Dr. Thomas Whitley and Rev. Sam Harrelson discuss the how apocalyptic religious movements become religions, insider and outsider language, the uniqueness of christianities, their ongoing personal revelations about privilege, and the intertextuality of Trump.

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Thinking Out Loud 104: Yours, Mine, and Ours

 

How many writing projects are you working on? Elisabeth and Merianna talk about their joint writing project, individual projects, and ghost writing projects and how to keep them all going at the same time. They also ask the question, “Can you make it as a loner writer?” No!

So, join Elisabeth and Merianna for the first ever Thinking Out Loud Writers’ Conference.

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Thinking Religion 70: “And you never ask questions when God’s on your side”

 

Dr. Thomas Whitley and Rev. Sam Harrelson discuss the religion of college football, Rip and Dip vs Common Cup vs Shot Glasses, Rubio’s odd theological farewell speech, the power of professing God’s Will, and why the Republican Party enabled Trump.

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Thinking Out Loud 103: Feast or Famine

 

Will I be able to afford groceries this month? Elisabeth and Merianna talk about the peaks and valleys of the publishing and writing world and how it’s hard to predict what each month or each day is going to look like. How exciting!

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Thinking Religion 69: Act Like You’ve Been There Before

Dr. Thomas Whitley and Rev. Sam Harrelson discuss messaging apps and the future of the web, how Acts 2 connects with presidential debates, Trump’s nativism, world religion and acts of classification, and star bellied sneetches.

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Thinking Out Loud 102: Flipping the Switch

Can you trust book reviews? Are they all paid for by authors looking for five stars? Elisabeth and Merianna talk about where to find their next book to read and what sources you can trust and what sources you can’t.

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