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 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.

  • Episode 90: Nu Thang

    April 1st, 2019  |  30 mins 39 secs

    My guest is Adam Borneman. Adam is an ordained minister in the Presbyterian Church, USA and currently serves as Program Director for Macedonian Ministry which provides diverse peer learning groups for pastors in communities all across the United States and Scotland. We discuss the Lectionary readings for the Fifth Sunday in Lent (C): Isaiah 43:16-21, Philippians 3:4b-14, and John 12:1-8.

  • Episode 89: The Prodigal Father

    March 25th, 2019  |  28 mins 8 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 Fourth Sunday in Lent (C): Joshua 5:9-12, 2 Corinthians 5:16-21, and Luke 15:1-3, 11b-32.

  • Episode 88: Secrets and Promises

    March 19th, 2019  |  25 mins 3 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 Third Sunday in Lent (C): Exodus 3:1-15, 1 Corinthians 10:1-13, and Luke 13:1-9.

  • Episode 87: Reckoned as Righteousness

    March 11th, 2019  |  26 mins 5 secs

    My guest is Adam Borneman. Adam is an ordained minister in the Presbyterian Church, USA and currently serves as Program Director for Macedonian Ministry which provides diverse peer learning groups for pastors in communities all across the United States and Scotland. We discuss the Lectionary readings for the Second Sunday in Lent (C): Genesis 15:1-12, 17-18, Philippians 3:17-4:1, and Luke 13:31-35.

  • Episode 86: Believe In Your Heart

    March 4th, 2019  |  22 mins 21 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 First Sunday of Lent (C): Deuteronomy 26:1-11, Romans 10:8b-13, and Luke 4:1-13.

  • Episode 85: Thine Is The Glory

    February 25th, 2019  |  27 mins

    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 Last Sunday after Epiphany (C): Exodus 34:29-35, 2 Corinthians 3:12-4:2, and Luke 9:28-36.