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 106: Whoredom

    July 22nd, 2019  |  22 mins 56 secs

    My guest is Nick Lannon. Nick is the pastor of Grace Anglican Church in Louisville, KY. We discuss the lectionary texts for the Seventh Sunday after Pentecost (C): Hosea 1:2-10, Colossians 2:6-15 (16-19), and Luke 11:1-13.

  • Episode 105: The Better Part

    July 15th, 2019  |  22 mins 59 secs

    My guest is Ben Dehart. Ben is the Associate Rector at Calvary-St. George’s Church in New York City. We discuss the Lectionary texts for the Sixth Sunday after Pentecost (C): Amos 8:1-12, Colossians 1:15-28, and Luke 1-:38-42.

  • Episode 104: Won't You Be My Neighbor?

    July 8th, 2019  |  23 mins 39 secs

    My guest is Ben Dehart. Ben is the Associate Rector at Calvary-St. George’s Church in New York City. We discuss the Lectionary texts for the Fifth Sunday after Pentecost (C): Amos 7:7-17, Colossians 1:1-14, and Luke 10:25-37.

  • Episode 103: We All Need A Suffering Servant

    July 6th, 2019  |  19 mins 32 secs

    This is the second solo episode of Synaxis (due to a horrendous stomach flu followed up by the holiday). The guest is yours truly, your host. I discuss the Lectionary passages for the Fourth Sunday after Pentecost (C): 2 Kings 5:1-14, Galatians 6:(1-6) 7-16, and Luke 10:1-11, 16-20.

  • Episode 102: For Freedom We're Set Free

    June 24th, 2019  |  28 mins 37 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 Third Sunday after Pentecost (C): 2 Kings 2:1-2, 6-14, Galatians 5:1, 13-25, and Luke 9:51-62.

  • Episode 101: Earth, Wind and Fire

    June 19th, 2019  |  26 mins

    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 Second Sunday after Pentecost (C): 1 Kings 19:1-4, (5-7), 8-15a, Galatians 3:23-29, and Luke 8:26-39.

  • Episode 100: For Us, With Us, In Us

    June 11th, 2019  |  26 mins 36 secs

    My guest is Greg Strawbridge, CREC pastor, podcaster and author. We discuss the lectionary passages for the Trinity Sunday (C): Proverbs 8:1-4, 22-31, Romans 5:1-5, and John 16:12-15.

  • Episode 99: The Miracle of Freedom

    June 3rd, 2019  |  25 mins 6 secs

    My guest is Jared Jones. He is the head chaplain at Holy Trinity Episcopal Academy in Melbourne, Florida. We discuss the Lectionary readings for the Day of Pentecost: Acts 2:1-21, and Romans 8:14-17, and John 14:8-17.

  • Episode 98: Going Solo

    May 30th, 2019  |  23 mins 37 secs

    This is the first solo episode of Synaxis. The guest is yours truly, your host. I discuss the Lectionary passages for the Seventh Sunday of Easter (C): Acts 16:16-34, Revelation 22:12-21, and John 17:20-26.

  • Episode 97: Patience

    May 20th, 2019  |  25 mins 22 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 Sixth Sunday of Easter (C): Acts 16:9-15, Revelation 21:10, 22-22:5, and John 14:23-29 and John 5:1-9.

  • Episode 96: Love One Another

    May 13th, 2019  |  24 mins 36 secs

    My guest is Matt Tebbe. He co-founded Gravity Leadership, and is planting a church, The Table Indy, in the northeast suburbs of Indianapolis. We discuss the lectionary passages for the Fifth Sunday of Easter (C): Acts 11:1-18, Revelation 21:1-6, John 13:31-35.

  • Episode 95: My Very Special Sheep

    May 6th, 2019  |  25 mins 2 secs

    My guest is Greg Strawbridge, CREC pastor, podcaster and author. We discuss the lectionary passages for the Fourth Sunday of Easter (C): Acts 9:36-43, Revelation 7:9-17, and John 10:22-30.

  • Episode 94: Catching Fish and Feeding Sheep

    April 29th, 2019  |  31 mins 9 secs

    My guest is Jady Koch. Jady is the Associate Rector at Christ Church in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina. We discuss the Lectionary readings for the Third Sunday of Easter (C): Acts 9:1-6 (7-20), Revelation 5:11-14, and John 21:1-19.

  • Episode 93: Believing Thomas

    April 27th, 2019  |  24 mins 38 secs

    My guest is Josh Retterer, a regular Mockingbird contributor. We discuss the lectionary passages for the Second Sunday of Easter (C): Acts 5:27-32, Revelation 1:4-8, and John 20:19-31.

  • Episode 92: Magdalene Fidelity

    April 17th, 2019  |  25 mins 20 secs

    My guest is Matthew Milliner. He is Associate Professor of Art History at Wheaton College. We discuss the lectionary texts for Easter Sunday (C): Acts 10:34-45, 1 Corinthians 15:19-26, and John 20:1-18.

  • Episode 91: Fair Weather Fans

    April 9th, 2019  |  31 mins 32 secs

    My guest is Jady Koch. Jady is the Associate Rector at Christ Church in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina. We discuss the Lectionary readings for Palm Sunday (C): Isaiah 50:4-9a, Philippians 2:5-11, and Luke 19:28-40.