The Happy Hippie Jesus Show

Bill Sardin & Jeremy Pressgrove

Keeping the Good News in the Gospel!

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Our friend Bishop Gary Mueller joins us once again to talk about what church will look like when we all finally return to our houses of worship.  The Bishop also shares wisdom and guidance on some of the obstacles churches will face in this post Covid-19 world.   Plus, Jeremy goes through puberty in the middle of the episode.

Jun 2020

42 min 48 sec

We aren't saying that our podcast is the key to her success but Dr. Michelle Morris didn't have a published book the first time she was on the show.  Michelle has returned to discuss with the boys her new book, "Gospel Discipleship".  The boys learn there is more than one path of discipleship and that Michelle's book offers 4 unique discipleship paths based on each Gospel.   https://www.amazon.com/Gospel-Discipleship-Participant-Guide-Christian/dp/1501899058/ref=sr_1_1?crid=32G8HIBC13ORT&dchild=1&keywords=gospel+discipleship+michelle+morris&qid=1591650573&sprefix=gospel+disc%2Caps%2C213&sr=8-1   Check out Michelle's blogs: https://www.grownupbible.org/ https://gospeldiscipleship.net/    

Jun 2020

43 min 21 sec

It's time to do a crossover! It works in comic books so why not podcasts?  This week the boys hang out with the guys from the Flight Thoughts Podcast

May 2020

53 min 12 sec

Rev. Mark McDonald shares some creative worship ideas during the Covid-19 outbreak

Mar 2020

42 min 18 sec

Rev. Carness Vaughn discusses how his church is dealing with the Corona Virus and what impacts it has on the mission of the church

Mar 2020

43 min 19 sec

Communications expert Amy Ezell returns to share ways congregations can stay connected during the Corona Outbreak

Mar 2020

36 min 2 sec

Covid-19 or the Corona Virus has impacted all aspects of our lives.  Bishop Gary Mueller joins Bill and Jeremy to discuss how Covid-19 is impacting the church and faith.   https://arumc.org/covid19/  

Mar 2020

40 min 36 sec

What are the best practices for promoting your church online?  How can pastors engage more the community using social media and blogs?  What gets people talking about your church?  Amy Ezell, communication expert, talks with the boys about the does and don’ts of online engagement.  Plus, Jeremy’s lack of preparation gets exposed.   Amy..ezell@arumc.org   https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100008015804979  

Mar 2020

39 min 16 sec

Author and friend of the show, Rabbi Evan Moffic, returns to set the boys straight on Judaism. In this episode, the rabbi answers questions about modern Judaism vs. ancient Judaism.  The boys learn about Judaism’s various beliefs, the sacred texts of Judaism and Jewish views on Jesus.  Plus, Jeremy reveals how he tried to sabotage Bill’s ordination.   Get all of Rabbi Moffic’s books here: https://www.amazon.com/Evan-Moffic/e/B00BNHHWPK?ref=sr_ntt_srch_lnk_2&qid=1583764866&sr=8-2 The Jewish Gospels: The Story of the Jewish Christ  by Daniel Boyarin   https://smile.amazon.com/Jewish-Gospels-Daniel-Boyarin-ebook/dp/B007QXUY6O/ref=sr_1_1?crid=2NZV04JUEPI59&keywords=daniel+boyarin+the+jewish+gospels&qid=1583532155&sprefix=daniel+boy%2Caps%2C174&sr=8-1

Mar 2020

46 min 19 sec

What should a pastoral response to mass shootings be?  How can we disagree in faith on policy but find places of agreement?  Whatever happened to Biblical literacy?   And how do physics and worship relate?  Dr. Wes Allen spends time with the boys wrestling with these questions and more.   Plus, Bill misreads another book title!  All this and more on this week’s episode.   “Protestant Worship” by Dr. Wesley Allen  https://www.amazon.com/Protestant-Worship-Multisensory-Introduction-Practitioners/dp/150184265X/ref=sr_1_2?keywords=protestant+worship&qid=1582752971&sr=8-2   Dr. Allen’s author’s page:  https://www.amazon.com/O-Wesley-Allen/e/B001JSBLGO?ref=sr_ntt_srch_lnk_1&qid=1582753048&sr=8-1

Mar 2020

49 min 51 sec

 Student burnout, depression and anxiety are at an all-time high. How do fix student burnout?  How do you treat burnout syndrome? Is anxiety in college students common?  Yes.   How can college students reduce anxiety?   This week the boys talk with Dr. Sarah Bollinger about how ancient faith practices can relieve stress, anxiety and pressure for students and anyone else. Plus, we learn that Jeremy views Jesus as Mr. Potter from “It’s a Wonderful Life.”  Dr. Sarah Bollinger is a psychotherapist, a clinical social worker and a misfit mystic.    Leave us a message- 501-291-1761 http://drsarahbollinger.com/ sarahbollingertherapy@gmail.com “An Awakened Life” By Dr. Sarah Bollinger https://www.amazon.com/Awakened-Life-8-Week-Student-Well-Being/dp/1945935499/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=sarah+bollinger&qid=1581955943&sr=8-1

Feb 2020

39 min 10 sec

Call and leave the show a message- 501-291-1761 What are the psychological effects of domestic violence?  How does physical abuse affect a person?  Dr. Christy Sim, is a counselor, author and survivor of domestic violence.  Dr. Sim talks with the guys about caring for survivors of domestic violence. She shares with us some of the psychological effects of domestic violence and how physical abuse affects a person. Additionally, she gives Jeremy and Bill advice on recognizing abuse victims, giving a voice to survivors and transforming the church into a safe and welcoming space for survivors.   If you are trying to escape abuse call 1-800-799-7233 Bi-Lingual Domestic Abuse Hotline 651-772-1611 For Teens Text-“ Loveis “ to 22522   “Survivor Care: What Religious Professionals Need to Know about Healing Trauma” By Christy Sim https://www.amazon.com/Survivor-Care-Religious-Professionals-Healing/dp/1945935359/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=christy+sim&qid=1581646353&sr=8-1   email: DrChristySim@gmail.com   website: www.DrChristySim.com   "The #MeToo Reckoning: Facing the Church's Complicity in Sexual Abuse and Misconduct" https://www.amazon.com/MeToo-Reckoning-Churchs-Complicity-Misconduct/dp/0830845828/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=The+%23MeToo+Reckoning&qid=1581647133&sr=8-1   Thriving in the Wake of Trauma: A Multicultural Guide by Thema Bryant-Davis  https://www.amazon.com/Thriving-Wake-Trauma-Multicultural-Guide/dp/0759111715/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=Thriving+in+the+Wake+of+Trauma%3A&qid=1581647103&sr=8-1  

Feb 2020

38 min 31 sec

This week the boys interview Jim Polk.  Jim discusses with the guys what it mains to be counter cultural, humble and how following Jesus evolved for him.  Plus, Bill has an inferiority complex.  All this and more on this week’s episode of the Happy Hippie Jesus Show!

Feb 2020

46 min 38 sec

Pastor and author Brian Zahnd stops by the show to talk with Bill and Jeremy about his book Postcards From Babylon.  Brian challenges the boys to examine their allegiance and can you truly serve 2 masters.  Plus the guys talk with Brian about flag poles. All this and more on The Happy Hippie Jesus Show   Word of Life Church  http://wolc.com/ Twitter- @brianzahnd Facebook-https://www.facebook.com/BrianZahnd/ Postcards from Babylon- https://www.amazon.com/Postcards-Babylon-Church-American-Exile/dp/057821377X/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=postcards+from+babylon&qid=1580145272&sr=8-1

Jan 2020

36 min 49 sec

Dr. Bill Lawrence stops by for a timely conversation with the boys.  Explore the history of United Methodism and what past schisms can mean for the hope of tomorrow.  Plus, get a glimpse into how long it takes Bill to actually edit and release an episode.  All of this and more on this week’s episode of The Happy Hippie Jesus Show.   A Methodist Requiem: Words of Hope and Resurrection for the Church- https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B079MCHD1Q?pf_rd_p=ab873d20-a0ca-439b-ac45-cd78f07a84d8&pf_rd_r=ZQR5YZMNDPB24WGVJ1DY   wblawren@mail.smu.edu  

Jan 2020

46 min 10 sec

To kick off the New Year the boys talk with Kay Kotan.  Kay is an author,  clergy coach and Director of the Center for Multiplying Disciples at the Arkansas United Methodist Conference.  Kay talks with the guys about faith sharing, empowering church members and hospitality.   Plus, Kay counsels Jeremy on his control issues.   https://www.kaykotan.com/ “Launching Leaders” By Kay Kotan and Phil Schroeder-  https://www.amazon.com/Launching-Leaders-leadership-development-heights/dp/1950899039/ref=sr_1_4?keywords=kay+kotan&qid=1578347065&sr=8-4   The Center for Multiplying Disciples- https://arumc.org/our-ministries/center-for-multiplying-disciples/

Jan 2020

43 min 26 sec

This week the boys talk grace ,with Author our “Simply Grace”, Bruce Blumer.   Through the power of story, his own, his family, his friends and even a few strangers, Bruce gives us a hopeful and unique picture of grace.  Plus we talk about grace showing up in a casino and Jeremy gets put in his place yet again!  All this and more on this week’s episode of The Happy Hippie Jesus Show.   Bruce’s blog: https://bruceblumer.com/   Find out more and support LaGonave Alive:  http://lagonavealive.com/   Get the book “Simply Grace”:  https://www.amazon.com/Simply-Grace-Everyday-Glimpses-God-ebook/dp/B07ZHG2JLC/ref=sr_1_2?keywords=simply+grace&qid=1576528338&sr=8-2  

Dec 2019

42 min 32 sec

This week the boys talk with Dr. David W. Scott, who is the director of Mission Theology for the General Board of Global Ministries.  Dr. Scott shares with us ways we can take mission to the next level, as well as some of the mistakes churches make in performing mission. Join Bill and Jeremy for this insightful and timely topic.    Crossing Boundries- https://www.amazon.com/Crossing-Boundaries-Sharing-Through-Mission/dp/1945935472/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=david+w.+scott&qid=1575935544&sr=8-1 Blog- https://um-insight.net/topics/david_w_scott/

Dec 2019

37 min 12 sec

The boys have returned and put their careers at risk as the interview the Bishop Gary Mueller.  In this interview Jeremy and Bill talk with Bishop Mueller about the future of the church, the Bishop's dreams for the church.  Plus the Bishop gives the boys some pastoral advice.   http://www.arumc.org https://www.facebook.com/gary.mueller.125 https://www.facebook.com/arkansasumc/ https://arumc.org/category/bishops-daily-devotional/

Dec 2019

36 min 18 sec

Get ready to put your feet in the dirt of first century Israel with Dr. Mitzi Minor.  The boys take time to talk with Bill’s former New Testament Professor about the importance of resurrection.  What did Jesus’ resurrection mean to early Christians and what does it mean for us today.  Plus, Jeremy and Bill continue to struggle through couples counseling.   Memphis Theological Seminary

Oct 2019

47 min 52 sec

Theologian, Pastor, Metal Head and Drummer, Greg Boyd joins the show this week.  Greg drops by to talk about a different way of interpreting the violence found in the Old Testament by reading the Bible through the lens of the cross.  Greg Shares with the boys his practice of prayer.  Plus Bill and Greg bond over the band TOOL.    Greg’s Website: https://reknew.org/ Woodland Hills Church Cross Vision: How the Crucifixion of Jesus Makes Sense of Old Testament Violence  By Greg Boyd Twitter: @greg_boyd

Sep 2019

47 min 43 sec

Minister, podcaster and author Luke Norsworthy stops by to talk doubt with the boys.  Doubt is something most of us struggle with but many of us don’t want to admit to, so on this episode we discuss what it is like to be a pastor and have doubts.  How doubts can lead to stronger faith and a better relationship with Jesus.  Plus, Luke marvels at Bill’s incredible mane.  All this and  more on this week’s episode of the The Happy Hippie Jesus Show!   The Newsworthy with Norsworthy Podcast God over Good: Saving Your Faith by Losing Your Expectations of God  by Luke Norsworthy https://lukenorsworthy.com/ Westover Church Ironically: Luke on Twitter

Sep 2019

44 min

Dr. Steve Long, Ethicist and Professor at Perkins Seminary, stops by to talk truth and his new book, “Truth Telling in a Post Truth World” with the boys.  A little more political than our usual offering but Jesus did say: “The Truth will set you free”.  There is a real danger of the climate of lies that inhabits the political sphere can and does spill into our lives and churches.   So, strap yourself in for this episode of The Happy Hippie Jesus Show.   Truth Telling in a Post Truth World  by Dr. Stephen Long https://www.smu.edu/Perkins/FacultyAcademics/FacultyListingA-Z/Long  

Sep 2019

42 min 44 sec

In this interview with Dr. Blake Bradford, the boys discuss the importance of Lay ministry.  ( By the way Lay people are church people who aren’t pastors).  Blake also contemplates what the future of the church will look like plus he throws a few zingers at both Bill and Jeremy.  All on this week’s episode of The Happy Hippie Jesus Show!   http://www.blakebradford.org/   Impact: Reclaiming the Call of Lay Ministry   by Blake Bradford and Kay Kotan   Mission Possible: A Simple Structure for Missional Effectiveness  by Blake Bradford and Kay Kotan

Sep 2019

42 min 16 sec

Rabbi Evan Moffic sits down with Bill and Jeremy to discuss the rise of anti-Semitism in our world.  Rabbi Moffic enlightens the boys on how anti-Semitism leads to other types of oppression and hate. The guys discuss the church’s role in overcoming anti-Semitism with Rabbi Moffic and how we can disagree with Israeli policies but still support our Jewish brothers and sisters.  Plus, some great discussion on the similarities and differences between Christianity and Judaism.   “First the Jews” By Rabbi Evan Moffic “What Every Christian Needs to Know About the Jewishness of Jesus: A New Way of Seeing the Most Influential Rabbi in History”  By Rabbi Evan Moffic “What Every Christian Needs to Know About Passover: What It Means and Why It Matters”by Evan Moffic What Every Christian Needs to Know About Judaism: Exploring the Ever-Connected World of Christians & Jews – February 4, 2020 by Rabbi Evan Moffic    Rabbimoffic.com

Aug 2019

45 min 7 sec

Clergy Women (Rockstars) Katie Pearce and Lauren Delano are on a mission to travel the state of Arkansas.  Even if you aren’t from Arkansas, this episode speaks to connecting with people, with God and the power of friendship, wherever you find yourself.  Plus, learn a little Johnny Cash history!  Plus for just a moment The Happy Hippie Jesus Show becomes an Unsolved Crime Podcast?!?!

Aug 2019

44 min 39 sec

Peter Enns, author, professor, podcaster and all around sarcastic guy, joins Jeremy and Bill this week.  The guys talk with Pete about his faith journey, the theological moment that blew his mind and oh yeah, Pete has a new book out called “How the Bible Actually Works”.  Join us this week and learn if Peter Enns is the perfect couples counselor for Jeremy and Bill!

Aug 2019

44 min 50 sec

This week Jeremey and Bill are joined by musician, theme song composer, worship director, and youth minister Kenneth “Thunderhawk” Wilson.  This is a fun and thoughtful interview that gives us a glimpse into the thought process and goals that a worship director puts into developing a worship service.  What makes a good worship song?  How many Jesus per minutes should there be?  Should Jeremy get a white butterfly tramp stamp?  All these questions and more are discussed on this week’s episode of The Happy Hippie Jesus Show.   Danny Nedelko by Idles   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QkF_G-RF66M John Mark McMillian “Mercury and Lightning”    https://open.spotify.com/album/6zKk1qsXNvOqAjy9cfzE2Q The Brilliance:  https://open.spotify.com/artist/26nltVmOVeIfYmwcmqTm7e Gungor:  https://open.spotify.com/artist/4J4o73Oun7v0XXRjN8DPif Propaganda:  https://open.spotify.com/artist/7wGizTRCLYwsLnTuCBbJ6t   The Red Couch Podcast:  https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-red-couch-podcast-with-propaganda-and-alma/id1231183364 Son of a Preacher Man Podcast (Jonathan Martin): https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/son-of-a-preacher-man/id1358500890 Christena Cleveland:  https://www.instagram.com/christenacleveland/ Bella Vista First United Methodist Church: http://www.lovelearnlead.com/ The Happy Hippie Jesus Show Store:  https://teespring.com/stores/the-happy-hippie-jesus-store

Aug 2019

44 min 23 sec

This week the boys talk with Pastor Nathan Kilborn about his life and ministry.  Topics range from the feeding ministry at his church, Mission 5000, to Nathan’s special bear powers. Hear restaurant recommendations from Jacksonville, AR and much much more!  Plus we hear about Jeremy’s daughter’s driving skills or lack there of.  https://www.jacksonvilleumc.org/   jfumcar@gmail.com   308 West Main St. Jacksonville, AR 72076 501.982.8176

Jul 2019

40 min 4 sec

In this episode we finally take the plunge and talk with Dr. Ashley Boggan Dreff (author of Entangled: A History of American Methodism, Politics and Sexuality) and Dr. Rebekah Miles (Ethics professor at Perkins Theological Seminary)  how the United Methodist Church has handled past sexual issues as well as how it is handling the current discussion on LGBTQI issues. From both a historical and ethical point of view Dr. Dreff and Dr. Miles share their thoughts on why our churches struggle with these issues and how we can better communicate with one another.   We also discover that Jeremy and Bill are having fun discussing ideas, who knew! Find out if God poop poos and pee pees on the floor.   Rebekah Miles    rlmiles@smu.edu Ashley Boggan Dreff  adreff@hoodseminary.edu   Entangled: A History of American Methodism, Politics, and Sexuality – September 13, 2018 by Ashley Dreff   Twitter Ashely Dreff-  https://twitter.com/artsyashy Rebekah Miles- https://twitter.com/MilesRev  

Jul 2019

48 min 36 sec

Linda Harker found her way from an abusive home to the arms of Jesus Christ.  Linda shares her story of how Jesus and the church saved her life.  Jesus became her best friend and eventually led her into pastoral ministry in the United Methodist Church. Learn how an ugly dress raised over $20,000 for missions.  Hear how pastors have the same struggles as everyone else.    Linda is now the Senior Pastor of McFarlin United Methodist Church, one of the largest Methodist Churches in Oklahoma.  Check out this episode, recorded on location at the Arkansas Annual Conference and find out if Linda thinks Jesus is a hippie.  Plus, the guys discuss such deep theological topics as: does God pee and did Jesus poop.   lharker@mcfarlinumc.org   https://mcfarlinumc.org/  

Jul 2019

41 min 35 sec

An intelligent and challenging call to follow Jesus Christ and not turn around to go back to Egypt.  Of course, none of that is coming from Jeremy and Bill but from their guest this week, Dr. Greg Jones, Dean of Duke Divinity School.  Recorded Live at the 2019 Arkansas United Methodist Annual Conference, Greg shares stories and thoughts on how we can more faithfully serve Jesus and care for others.  There is some crowd noise and hymn or two break out unexpectedly but you aren’t going to want to miss this episode of The Happy Hippie Jesus Show.   Tattoos on the Heart by Greg Boyle- https://smile.amazon.com/Tattoos-Heart-Power-Boundless-Compassion-ebook/dp/B0038A851U/ref=sr_1_1?crid=8F4VKKYE3NUK&keywords=tattoos+on+the+heart&qid=1561419528&s=gateway&sprefix=tattoos+on+%2Caps%2C170&sr=8-1   gjones@div.duke.edu   Christian Social Inovation- Greg Jones -https://smile.amazon.com/gp/product/0830834559/ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_bibl_vppi_i1  

Jun 2019

41 min 11 sec

Ruthanne Murphy, the founder of Under the Bridge Ministries, discusses homelessness and dignity with the boys.  Plus, Jeremy makes Bill do even more work   Under the Bridge: https://www.facebook.com/Under-the-Bridge-Ministry-120761911275279/   Rock of Hope- 501-590-7040 https://www.facebook.com/therockofhope/ https://therockofhope.wordpress.com/   The Exodus Project: https://exodus.life/ https://www.facebook.com/exodusprison/ Canvas Community:  https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/tall-paul-with-paul-atkins/id1441353575?i=1000427209235 Jericho way: https://www.littlerock.gov/city-administration/mayors-office/jericho-way-center/   St James United Methodist: (501) 217-6700    321 Pleasant Valley Dr, Little Rock, AR 72212

Jun 2019

43 min 6 sec

Wanting to be more a part of their neighborhood, First United Methodist Church Little, opened a café to the neighborhood.  It is a simple idea just coffee and hospitality but one that goes a long way to sharing the Kingdom of God.  Plus, Bill and Jeremy marvel at David Freeman’s beard!   https://www.fumclr.org/   723 CENTER STREET  Little Rock, AR 72201 (501) 372-2256     Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff, Christ's Childhood Pal   by Christopher Moore  https://smile.amazon.com/Lamb-Gospel-According-Christs-Childhood/dp/0380813815/ref=tmm_pap_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1558060830&sr=1-1 Facebook- https://www.facebook.com/FUMCLR/    

May 2019

40 min 6 sec

Joshua Harris is the director of the Fresh2You Mobile Food Market and talks to Bill and Jeremy about food deserts, hunger and what you can do to eliminate hunger in your area.    https://www.vineandvillage.org/fresh2you-market/ https://www.facebook.com/Fresh2YouMobileMarket/ https://www.instagram.com/fresh2youlr/

May 2019

45 min 14 sec

Director of the Center for Vitality, Rev. DeDe Roberts, discusses transition from conference ministry back into the pulpit as well as the Academy for Spiritual Formation.  https://academy.upperroom.org/ September 8-13  Spiritual Formation Academy  https://academy.upperroom.org/event/five-day-mississippi/ https://www.facebook.com/dede.roberts.98  droberts@arumc.org  

May 2019

36 min 1 sec

Jeremy and Bill discuss Holy Week and what is meaningful to them.  They also argue over the locations of various stories in the bible plus Bill offers a concession.

Apr 2019

43 min 6 sec

Nat Sanders is a writer, blogger and speaker.  This week the boys talk with Nat about her journey away and back to God.  Every journey is different and valid, Nat shares her’s with us.  Plus Bill quotes Douglas Adams.   https://www.areasonableway.com/ https://www.facebook.com/areasonableway https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100010540441494 https://twitter.com/areasonableway https://www.instagram.com/areasonableway/?hl=en

Apr 2019

39 min 7 sec

The guys talk with Dr. Michelle Morris about disciple types, assessments and E-education Seminars.  Plus we learn that Bill thinks the Enneagram is the pentagram.    Michelle.morris@arumc.org  

Apr 2019

37 min 44 sec

We are back and this time talking Church History with Scott Kisker.  We also find out which beer St. Patrick preferred.   Plain Truth: A Holy Spirited Podcast spirited   stkisker@united.edu   The Band Meeting by Scott Kisker and Kevin Watson https://smile.amazon.com/Band-Meeting-Kevin-Watson/dp/162824495X/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=the+band+meeting&qid=1552934492&s=gateway&sr=8-1  

Mar 2019

34 min 43 sec

After spending time with the church in Cuba, Tesia Mallory shares her insights and thoughts on the Holy Spirit.  Tesia also spends time explaining things to Bill in language a 6 year old would understand.   https://www.facebook.com/thenauticaltheme/ https://www.facebook.com/TMworshipconsulting/  

Feb 2019

47 min 19 sec

This week is an unreleased episode from Oct. 2018, the boys were just figuring this podcast thing out as they discuss discipleship.  Enjoy this episode from the archives.

Feb 2019

48 min 56 sec

The boys welcome Carol Scholp, of the Giving Circle, to the show.  Carol is a local philanthropist and advocate for children and the homeless.  Join us as we figure out how these 2 squares can join the circle.   This is the last week for our contest.  Rate the show on Itunes or the Apple Podcast app, then send a screenshot of the review to thehappyhippiejesusshow@gmail.com.  You could win your choice of t-shirt or coffee mug featuring either: Jeremy the White Butterfly, Bill the Happy Hippie Jesus Elf or The Happy Hippie Jesus.  Contest ends February 1, 2019

Jan 2019

36 min 2 sec

Can you really make a difference in someone’s life over social media.  Jen Kramer did for 365 days!  The Happy Hippie Jesus Show welcomes Jen Kramer to share her story of A Year of Love.    Jen Kramer Instagram @jkramerica  https://www.instagram.com/jkramerica/ https://www.facebook.com/jen.kramer  www.theyearoflove.com  

Jan 2019

36 min 7 sec

This week the boys talk to the good people at ARORA-Arkansas Regional Organ Recovery Agency.  Myths are dispelled and friends are made.  Plus we find out if Jeremy can donate a heart that is 3 sizes too small! www.donatearkansas.com https://www.arora.org/ https://www.facebook.com/DonateLifeArkansas/ www.donatelifearkansas.org 1701 Aldersgate Rd, Suite 4 Little Rock, AR 72205 501-907-9150

Jan 2019

38 min 9 sec

Tall Paul Atkins talks with us about the ministry of Canvas Community, a church caring for both the physically homeless and spiritually of Little Rock, AR.  Paul dispels myths about homelessness and shares stories of inspiration.  We also learn if Bill can leave Jeremy out in the cold.   https://www.facebook.com/canvascommunity/   https://www.welovelittlerock.org/home   Pastor Paul - paul.urbanmissionary@gmail.com Pastor Gail - gail.brooks@arumc.org  1111 West 7th street, Little Rock, AR 72201   Dinner and a Movie Every Wednesday, doors open at 3:30 pm, the meal is served at 6:00 pm, and the movie ends at 7:30 pm.  

Jan 2019

30 min 50 sec

Hippie New Year from The Happy Hippie Jesus Show.  Bill and Jeremy share resources to help you grow closer to Christ in 2019.  Additionally, they announce the very first Happy Hippie Jesus Show contest.  Simply rate and review the podcast on Itunes or the Apple Podcasts app, take a screenshot of the review and email it to thehappyhippiejesusshow@gmail.com for your chance to win your choice of a coffee mug or t-shirt featuring either Jeremy the White Butterfly, Bill the Happy Hippie Jesus Elf, or The Happy Hippie Jesus     Oak Meditation App   Pray as You Go Podcast     Common Prayer: A Liturgy for Ordinary Radicals by Shane Claiborne   The Revised Common Lectionary   Something Short: 10 Minute Spiritual Insights with Laurie Short Podcast   Richard Rohr- Daily or Weekly Meditations   Bishop Gary Mueller’s Daily Devotions     Paths to Prayer by Patricia D. Brown   Talking with God by Adam Webber   The Jesus Prayer: "Lord Jesus Christ Son of God, have mercy on me a sinner,"    The United Methodist Book of Discipline (Invaluable tool and sleep aid)   The Bible for Normal People Podcast   Richard Rohr’s Homilies   The RobCast  Jesus H. Christ Episodes 209-212, 214-216, and 218-221   The Very Worst Missionary by Jamie Wright   Here and Now by Henri Nouwen   The Naked Now by Richard Rohr   The Divine Dance by Richard Rohr

Jan 2019

33 min 43 sec

Merry Christmas!! Your friends at The Happy Hippie Jesus Show present the The Happy Hippie Jesus Christmas Spectacular with Mark Norman.  An even more laid back, if that is even possible, episode to enjoy on this Christmas day.  Pastor Mark Norman joins us for discussions on all things Christmas.  Because this is a Christmas Spectacular, we have a few surprises for you.  Plus, God ways in on the question "Is Jesus a Hippie"?   Learn more about the special called General Conference in February:  https://arumc.org/gc2019/  Mark.norman@arumc.orgmailto:Mark.norman@arumc.org     "Who Would Imagine A King" by Whitney Houston Mommies and daddys always believe  That their little angels are special indeed  And you could grow up to be anything  But who would imagine a king  A shepherd or teacher is what you could be  Or maybe a fisherman out on the sea  Or maybe a carpenter building things  But who would imagine a king  It was so clear when the wise men arrived  And the angels were singing your name  That the world would be different cuz you were alive  That's what heaven stood to proclaim  One day an angel said quietly  That soon he would bring something special to me  And of all those wonderful gifts he bring  Who would imagine, who could imagine  Who would imagine a king  Mmm hmm   

Dec 2018

37 min 19 sec

Children’s Ministry Coordinator, Melinda Shunk, talks to the boys about family faith formation.  Melinda shares her passion and expertise for ministering to children and their families on this episode of The Happy Hippie Jesus Show.  We also confront the mystery of whether Jeremy knows anything about infant baptism. Links and conferences mentioned in this episode: Arkansas United Methodist Conference Children’s Ministry- https://arumc.org/our-ministries/childrens-ministry/   Beyond Conference-  https://arumc.org/our-ministries/childrens-ministry/beyond/   Connect with Melinda on Facebook- https://www.facebook.com/kidsarumc/   Melinda.shunk@arumc.org

Dec 2018

45 min 1 sec

Dr. Lisa Hess, professor at United Seminary and author of "The Companionable Way", join Jeremy and Bill this week.  Dr. Hess shares her journey from feeling like an exile in the church to a voyage of self-discovery that took her in the most unlikely places to experience Jesus.  Also, hear how Bill almost had a run in with Israeli Military Police!

Dec 2018

1 hr 2 min