About the Show
A synaxis is a liturgical gathering. It can also refer to an unveiling. The synaxis podcast is a weekly gathering hosted by Scott Jones for the purpose of finding the life giving, healing word of the Gospel in the words of the weekly lectionary passages. Join Scott Jones and his guests each week as they explore the lectionary texts together. This is the place for a Gospel rich, grace saturated and properly worldly lens on the week's lectionary passages, all in 25 minutes or less!
Episode 5: Grace Goes To The Dogs?
August 16th, 2017 | 23 mins 26 secs
My guest is Ahnna Lise Stevens-Jennings. She is the Director of Youth Ministries at Aldersgate United Methodist Church in Alexandria, Virginia, where she and her husband Garth live. We discuss the lectionary texts for the Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost (A): Genesis 45:1-15, Romans 11:1-2a, 29-32 and Matthew 15:21-28.
Episode 4: Walking on Water
August 11th, 2017 | 23 mins 8 secs
My guest is Bill Borror. He's the co-host of the New Persuasive Words podcast. He's also a pastor and church leadership consultant. We discuss the lectionary texts for the Tenth Sunday after Pentecost (A): Genesis 37:1-4, 12-28; Romans 10:5-15 and Matthew 14:22-33.
Episode 3: Learning To Love The Limp
August 4th, 2017 | 25 mins 14 secs
My guest is Jason Micheli, United Methodist pastor, podcaster and author. We discuss the lectionary passages for the Ninth Sunday after Pentecost (A): Genesis 32:22-31, Romans 9:1-5 and Matthew 14:13-21.
Episode 2: The Morning After
July 27th, 2017 | 25 mins 3 secs
My guest is Charles Wiley, Coordinator of the Office of Theology and Worship for the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). We discuss the lectionary passages for the Eighth Sunday after Pentecost (A): Genesis 29:15-28, Romans 8:26-39 and Matthew 13:31-33, 44-52.