Episode 22 // Casey and Phileena Heuertz On the Beauty of Contemplation

In this episode, one of the final two episodes of the season, we talk with author, activist, and spiritual director Phileena Heuertz. It’s an honest and insightful conversation on how the contemplative practices help us move through stages of growth along the spiritual journey with Jesus.

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Episode 21 // Casey and O. Alan Noble On Speaking Truth To Distraction

A conversation with O. Alan Noble on truth, technology, and bearing witness in a distracted world. His most recent book, Disruptive Witness: Speaking Truth In a Distracted Age is the backdrop for our conversation.

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Episode 019 // Casey and John Ortberg Agree Eternity Is Now

A conversation with well-known writer and pastor John Ortberg, where we talk about his new book: Eternity Is Now In Session: A Radical Rediscovery of What Jesus Really Taught Salvation, Eternity, and Getting to the Good Place.

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Episode 016 // Casey and Seth Haines Talk Seriously On Sobriety

A conversation about lawyers, sobriety, and what we’re all dependent on. Seth is the author of Coming Clean, a 2016 Christianity Today Book Award winner in the area of Spiritual Formation.

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Episode 015 // Casey and Aaron Niequist Talk About Jumping Into a Better Stream

A conversation with Aaron Niequist about his love for the Cubs, liturgy, and how our gatherings form our spirits. HIs new book, The Eternal Current is out now and is well worth your time. One of my favorite conversations so far.

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Episode 014 // Casey and Jonathan Pokluda Talk About Healthy Adulting

This week we talk with Jonathan Pokluda from Watermark Church in Dallas, TX about his new book Welcome To Adulting and his work with the next generation through a ministry called The Porch.

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Episode 013 // Casey and Liz Ditty Talk About Hearing Truth Despite The Noise

This week on the otherWISE podcast we talk with author and speaker Liz Ditty about her new book, God's Many Voices: Learning to Listen, Expectant to Hear. This book launches AUGUST 21ST so we're happy to help get the word out about an important book on hearing from God through the different stories, situations, and issues we face in life. 

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Episode 011 // Casey and Jarrett Stephens Talk About The Wisdom of Highs and Lows

Today on otherWISE our guest is Jarrett Stephens, author of The Mountains Are Calling: Making the Climb for a Clearer View of God and Ourselves available August 7th. 

We talk about vacations, Christian camps, and what it is like to live through the challenges of abuse.

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Episode 010 // Casey And Jen Pollock Michel Talk About the Wisdom of Heading Home

We're back! After a brief delay due to some other projects, the podcast is back with a conversation with author and speaker Jen Pollock Michel. 

Jen is a well-known speaker and author of Teach Us to Want, the 2015 Christianity Today Book of the Year as well as Keeping Place: Reflections on the Meaning of Home.  She is also part of a writer's collective called the Redbud Writer's Guild, which seeks to fearlessly expand feminine voice in our communities, faith, and culture. 

Jen and her family live near Toronto, Canada. 

In this interview we talk about the wisdom of understanding our desires and what place the concept of "home" plays in our spiritual lives. You can keep up with Jen on her website

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Episode 009 // Casey And Mandy Smith Talk About Vulnerability And the Changing Church

Casey and Mandy Smith, author and senior pastor of University Christian Church (Cincinnati, OH) talk about how our vulnerability empowers us and what the next chapter of the church requires of men and women in leadership.

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Episode 008 // Casey and Jerusalem Greer Talk About Finding Home In An Ordinary Year

Casey and author Jerusalem Greer talk about finding a home in the spiritual rhythms of the church calendar.

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Episode 007 // Casey and Erin Straza Talk About The Tension of Comfort

My conversation this week is with Erin Straza. 

Erin is a freelance marketing communications consultant, managing editor of Christ and Pop Culture, co-host of the Persuasion podcast, and author of Comfort Detox: Finding Freedom from Habits That Bind You (InterVarsity Press, 2017). She writes from the Illinois flatlands where she lives with her husband, Mike. Follow her on Twitter @ErinStraza or find her online at ErinStraza.com.

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Episode 006 // Casey And C. Christopher Smith Talk About How Reading and Conversation Can Rescue Our Communities

Casey talks with C. Christopher Smith, author and editor of the Englewood Review of Books about how reading, presence, and conversation can transform our communities and help us love our neighbor as ourselves.

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Episode 005 // Casey and James Bryan Smith Talk The Amazing True Story of God

This week we talk to James Bryan Smith, author of The Apprentice Series (The Good and Beautiful God, The Good and Beautiful Life, and The Good and Beautiful Community). His newest book is called ​​​​​​​The Magnificent Story


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Episode 004 // Casey Talks About the Tuning Fork And Our Calling

This week Casey talks about how he discovered his “calling” or “vocation” and how it all revolves around the idea of a “tuning fork.”

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