Synaxis

a lectionary podcast with Scott Jones

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!

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Episodes

  • Episode 122: Who Knows When?

    November 12th, 2019  |  23 mins 28 secs

    Father Bob Edwards is rector and founding pastor of Iona Community Anglican Church in Vancouver, WA and is also a full time Chaplain in the Oregon Air National Guard. We discuss the Lectionary passages for the Twenty-Third Sunday after Pentecost (C): Isaiah 65:17-25, 2 Thessalonians 3:6-13, and Luke 21:5-19.

  • Episode 121: The Best is Yet to Come

    November 5th, 2019  |  28 mins 38 secs

    My guest is Greg Strawbridge, CREC pastor, podcaster and author. We discuss the lectionary passages for the Twenty-Second Sunday after Pentecost (C): Haggai 1:15b-2:9, 2 Thessalonians 2:1-5, 13-17, and Luke 20:27-38.

  • Episode 120: Zacchaeus

    October 28th, 2019  |  27 mins

    My guest is Molly Baskette. She's the pastor of First Church Berkley, CA. She's also the author of several books, including most recently "Bless This Mess." We discuss the Lectionary texts for the 21st Sunday after Pentecost: Habbakuk 1:1-4, 2:1-4, 2nd Thessalonians 1:1-4, 11-12, Luke 19:1-10.

  • Episode 119: Lord Have Mercy

    October 21st, 2019  |  24 mins 29 secs

    My guest is Kenyatta Gilbert. He's an ordained Baptist minister and Professor of Homiletics at the Howard University Divinity School. We discuss the Lectionary readings for Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost (C): Joel 2:23-32, 2 Timothy 4:6-8, 16-18, and Luke 18:9-14.

  • Episode 118: A New Covenant and an Unjust Judge

    October 16th, 2019  |  24 mins 5 secs

    My guest is Kenneth Tanner. He's the pastor of Church of the Holy Redeemer in Rochester Hills, Michigan. He writes for numerous websites and magazines, including "The Huffington Post" and "Sojourners." We discuss the lectionary passages for Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost (C): Jeremiah 31:27-34, 2 Timothy 3:14-4:5, and Luke 18:1-8.

  • Episode 117: Plant a Tree

    October 8th, 2019  |  27 mins 52 secs

    My guest is Mandy Smith. She's the lead pastor of the University Christian Church in Cincinnati, OH. We discuss the lectionary passages for the 18th Sunday after Pentecost (C): Jeremiah 29:1, 4-7, 2 Timothy 2:8-15, and Luke 17:11-19.

  • Episode 116: New Mercies

    September 29th, 2019  |  25 mins 14 secs

    My guest is Greg Strawbridge, CREC pastor, podcaster and author. We discuss the lectionary passages for the Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost (C): Lamentations 1:1-6, 3:19-26, 2 Timothy 1:1-14, and Luke 17:5-10.

  • Episode 115: God Help Me

    September 23rd, 2019  |  26 mins 17 secs

    My guest is Kenneth Tanner. He's the pastor of Church of the Holy Redeemer in Rochester Hills, Michigan. He writes for numerous websites and magazines, including "The Huffington Post" and "Sojourners." We discuss the lectionary passages for Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost (C): Jeremiah 32:1-3a, 6-15, 1 Timothy 6:6-19, Luke 16:19-31.

  • Episode 114: Jesus The Unjust Steward

    September 16th, 2019  |  27 mins 47 secs

    My guest is Greg Strawbridge, CREC pastor, podcaster and author. We discuss the lectionary passages for the Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost (C): Jeremiah 8:18-9:1, 1 Timothy 2:1-7, and Luke 16:1-13.

  • Episode 113: Looking for things Lost

    September 9th, 2019  |  24 mins 10 secs

    My guest is Glenn Stallsmith. Glenn is a pastor who serves two United Methodist Churches in rural North Carolina. He's also a ThD student at Duke Divinity School. We discuss the Lectionary texts for the Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost (C): Jeremiah 4:11-12, 22-28, 1 Timothy 1:12-17, and Luke 15:1-10,

  • Episode 112: The Potter and The Clay

    September 2nd, 2019  |  28 mins 12 secs

    My guest is Kenneth Tanner. He's the pastor of Church of the Holy Redeemer in Rochester Hills, Michigan. He writes for numerous websites and magazines, including "The Huffington Post" and "Sojourners." We discuss the lectionary passages for Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost (C): Jeremiah 18:1-11, Philemon 1-21, and Luke 14:25-33.

  • Episode 111: Living Water

    August 26th, 2019  |  28 mins 13 secs

    My guest is Anthony Giordano serves as Vicar at Calvary Lutheran Church in East Meadow, NY. We discuss the Lectionary passages for the Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost (C): Jeremiah 2:4-13, Hebrews 13:1-8, 15-16, and Luke 14:1. 7-14.

  • Episode 110: The Assembly of the Firstborn

    August 19th, 2019  |  21 mins 20 secs

    My guest is Glenn Stallsmith. Glenn is a pastor who serves two United Methodist Churches in rural North Carolina. He's also a ThD student at Duke Divinity School. We discuss the Lectionary texts for Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost (C): Jeremiah 1:4-10, Hebrews 12:18-29, and Luke 13:10-17.

  • Episode 109: By Faith

    August 11th, 2019  |  27 mins 6 secs

    My guest is Steve Huber. Steve serves as the lead pastor of Liberti River Wards and as the Director of the Liberti Network. We discuss the Lectionary texts for the Tenth Sunday after Pentecost (C): Isaiah 5:1-7, Hebrews 11:29-12:2, and Luke 12:49-56.

  • Episode 108: A City With Foundations

    August 5th, 2019  |  27 mins 58 secs

    My guest is Kenneth Tanner. He's the pastor of Church of the Holy Redeemer in Rochester Hills, Mich. He writes for numerous websites and magazines, including "The Huffington Post" and "Sojourners." We discuss the lectionary passages for the Ninth Sunday after Pentecost (C): Isaiah 1:1, 10-20, Hebrews 11:1-3, 8-16, and Luke 12:32-40.

  • Episode 107: Our Hidden Life

    July 29th, 2019  |  24 mins 36 secs

    My guest is Rev. Nancy Neal. She is the director of the Church Relations department at Bread for the World. She is an ordained minister in the Presbyterian Church (USA) and serves as parish associate for Church of the Pilgrims in the Dupont Circle neighborhood of Washington, D.C. We discuss the Lectionary passages for the Eighth Sunday after Pentecost (C): Hosea 11:1-11, Colossians 3:1-11, and Luke 12:13-21.