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 72: The Lord Is Our Righteousness

    November 26th, 2018  |  24 mins 23 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 Advent (C): Jeremiah 33:14-16, 1 Thessalonians 3:9-13, and Luke 21:25-36.

  • Episode 71: Who Builds The House?

    November 20th, 2018  |  26 mins 29 secs

    My guest is Greg Strawbridge, CREC pastor, podcaster and author. We discuss the lectionary passages for the Last Sunday after Pentecost (B): 2 Samuel 23:1-7, Revelation 1:4b-8, and John 18:33-37

  • Episode 70: Don't Stop Believing

    November 12th, 2018  |  27 mins 8 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 Twenty Sixth Sunday after Pentecost (B): 1 Samuel 1:4-20, Hebrews 10:11-25, and Mark 13:1-8.

  • Episode 69: Never Alone

    November 5th, 2018  |  27 mins 43 secs

    My guest is Heidi Hankel. She's the pastor of the Bethesda Presbyterian Church in Philadelphia, PA. We discuss the lectionary texts for the Twenty Fifth Sunday after Pentecost (B): Ruth 3:1-5; 4:13-17, Hebrews 9:24-28, and Mark 12:38-44.

  • Episode 68: One Time

    October 30th, 2018  |  26 mins 37 secs

    My guest is Jason Micheli, United Methodist pastor, podcaster and author. We discuss the lectionary passages for the Twenty Fourth Sunday after Pentecost (B): Ruth 1:1-18, Hebrews 9:11-14, and Mark 12:28-34.

  • Episode 67: Was Blind But Now I See

    October 22nd, 2018  |  21 mins 55 secs

    My guest is Todd Littleton. He is the pastor of the Snow Hill Baptist Church in Tuttleton, CO. He's also the host of the Patheotheological Podcast. We discuss the Lectionary texts for the Twenty Third Sunday after Pentecost (B): Job 42:1-6, 10-17, Hebrews 7:23-28, and Mark 10:46-52.

  • Episode 66: Were You There?

    October 16th, 2018  |  24 mins 22 secs

    My guest is Ben Crosby. Ben is a student at Yale Divinity School in the ordination process in the Episcopal Church. We discuss the Lectionary texts for Twenty Second Sunday after Pentecost (B): Job 38:1-7, Hebrews 5:1-10, and Mark 10:35-45.

  • Episode 65: The Curse Of Having It All

    October 8th, 2018  |  27 mins 30 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 Twenty First Sunday after Pentecost (B): Job 23:1-9, 16-17, Hebrews 4:12-16, and Mark 10:17-31.

  • Episode 64: Tasting Death For Everyone

    October 1st, 2018  |  25 mins 37 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 Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost (B): Job 1:1; 2:1-10, Hebrews 1:1-4; 2:5-12, and Mark 10:2-16.

  • Episode 63: For Such a Time as This

    September 24th, 2018  |  27 mins 17 secs

    My guest is Greg Strawbridge, CREC pastor, podcaster and author. We discuss the lectionary passages for the 19th Sunday after Pentecost (B): Esther 7:1-6, 9-10; 9:20-22, James 5:13-20, and Mark 9:38-50.

  • Episode 62: From Child to Bride

    September 17th, 2018  |  26 mins 28 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 (B): Proverbs 31:10-31, James 3:13-4:3, 7-8a, and Mark 9:30-37.

  • Episode 61: Die To Live

    September 9th, 2018  |  27 mins 8 secs

    My guest is Greg Strawbridge, CREC pastor, podcaster and author. We discuss the lectionary passages for the Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost (B): Proverbs 1:20-33, James 3:1-12 and Mark 8:27-38.

  • Episode 60: What's in a Name?

    September 2nd, 2018  |  21 mins 17 secs

    My guest is Jason Micheli, United Methodist pastor, podcaster and author. We discuss the lectionary passages for the Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost (B): Proverbs 22:1-2, 8-9, 22-23, James 2:1-10, 14-17 and Mark 7:24-37.

  • Episode 59: All You Need Is Love

    August 27th, 2018  |  24 mins 11 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 Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost (B): Song of Solomon 2:8-13, James 1:17-27 and Mark 7:1-8, 14-15, 21-23.

  • Episode 58: To Whom Can We Go?

    August 20th, 2018  |  26 mins 34 secs

    My guest is Heidi Hankel. She's the pastor of the Bethesda Presbyterian Church in Philadelphia, PA. We discuss the lectionary texts for the Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost (B): 1 Kings 22-30, 41-43; Ephesians 6:10-20 and John 6:56-69.

  • Episode 57: Unless...

    August 13th, 2018  |  24 mins 32 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 Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost (B): 1 Kings 2:10-12; 3:3-14, Ephesians 5:15-20 and John 6:51-58.