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Lord Acton famously said, “Power corrupts and absolute power corrupts absolutely.” Was he right? Mike Erre is back to discuss the way Christians think about power, and why he believes our pursuit of power over the world is not the way of Jesus. Then, author Elizabeth Oldfield talks with Kaitlyn about her new book, “Fully Alive,” which uses the Seven Deadly Sins as a bridge for introducing secular people to the wisdom of Christianity. Also this week—the verdict in the Trump trail, a very unique fossil museum opens in Arizona, and Phil creates a fun new game for Christians called “Is It Persecution?”


0:00 - Intro


2:09 - Show Starts


4:15 - Theme Song


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7:09 - Wearing Cicadas


9:13 - News of the Pooseum


13:11 - New Game: Am I Being Persecuted?


18:55 - Donald Trump Martyr Complex


29:15 - Mike on Politically-Driven Spiritual-Malformation


34:13 - Fitch and The Ontologically-Rooted Corruption of Power


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54:55- Interview


56:26 - Elizabeth Oldfield’s Faith Background


1:00:39 - Writing with a Secular Audience in Mind


1:03:48 - What Radicalized the Republican Voter Base?


1:12:13 - PLM Syndrome


1:18:53 - Attention vs. The Deadly Sin of Sloth


1:24:17 - Why Save God for the End of the Book?


1:29:39 - End Credits



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Reckoning with Power: Why the Church Fails When It’s on the Wrong Side of Power by David Fitch:


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Fully Alive: Tending to the Soul in Turbulent Times by Elizabeth Oldfield:


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