Feasting vs fasting – and food in Narnia
- Bible passages:
"Physical training is of some value ..." – 1 Timothy 4:8
"Nothing outside a person can defile them by going into them ..." – Mark 7:15
Jesus invites the disciples to a BBQ breakfast on the beach – John 21
Jesus feeds the five thousand – Matthew 14:13-21
Paul advises Timothy to drink "a little wine" – 1 Timothy 5:23
Paul corrects abuse of the Lord’s Supper (communion) – 1 Corinthians 11: 17-34
"Do not forget to show hospitality to strangers ..." – Hebrews 13:2
"Do not even eat with such people" – 1 Corinthians 5:11
- Dietrich Bonhoeffer, German theologian – quote about isolation and community
- Aleteia article: Christmas is coming — time to start fasting?
What’s going on? Going deeper into what’s happening in the church
- The Dinner Church Movement Facebook page
- Dinner Church Collective website
- Kendall Vanderslice website and book We Will Feast: Rethinking Dinner, Worship, and the Community of God
- Bible passages:
Jesus is the "bread of life" – John 6:35
"One does not live by bread alone ..." – Matthew 4:4
The walk to Emmaus – Luke 24:13-35
- Religion News Service article: Dinner Church Movement sets the table for food, faith and friendships
- Christianity Today article: Power in the plate
- Faith and Leadership article: Kendall Vanderslice: Feasting brings people together in community
Marg and Dave: reviews from two people obsessed by stories, but not always the same ones
- Narnia recipes: Try your hand at making "Mr Tumnus’s Sugar-Topped Cake" (which Megan and Michael are munching on in this episode) or "Mrs Beaver's marmalade roll"
- Mark Sayers' This Cultural Moment podcast
- Notable food moments in The Chronicles of Narnia Wiki on Fandom website
- Intersect Project article: Nourishment, delight, and fellowship: The purpose of food in The Chronicles of Narnia
What is With All Due Respect?
Less agro, more conversation.
Is it even possible to have a deep discussion without it descending into chaos? Michael Jensen and Megan Powell du Toit think yes, and want to show the rest of us how to do it.
There’s plenty of things they disagree on: free will, feminism, where you should send your kids to school and what type of church you should go to. But there are also plenty of other things that they have in common. They want to talk about all these things with conviction. But they also want the conversation to be constructive. Tune in to find out if that’s possible.