The Tension



Life is full of tension - some good and some bad. The Tension is a show about making choices - and about embracing the tension that results from living life in between two extremes.


  • Between Competition & Collaboration

    21/09/2012 Duración: 13min

    A little competition never hurt anybody right? How about a lot of competition? Is there room for that in God's Kingdom? Also, what's up with all the cameras?

  • Between Conservative & Liberal

    07/09/2012 Duración: 17min

    What does it mean to be conservative or liberal? Who really loves America and stands for freedom? Which one should I be? Also, a word of advice and caution for speech-makers.

  • Between Rigidity & Flexibility

    24/08/2012 Duración: 13min

    "My way or the highway" or "anything goes"? What are the advantages of rigid lifestyles and flexible lifestyles and how can we find a place in the tension between the two? Also, who buys $300 basketball shoes?

  • Theology - Between Experience & Scholarship

    10/08/2012 Duración: 14min

    Are your beliefs dictated by how you feel? Are they "grounded in study"? In this episode, we'll explore how a blended approach to theology was used in the first century to make sure that you and I had a chance to get to know Jesus. Also, could Jesus win a gold medal?

  • Between Poverty & Wealth

    27/07/2012 Duración: 15min

    In this special episode recorded on location in Nairobi, Kenya, we take a look at poverty and wealth on a global scale and learn a little about living in the tension from a Kenyan friend named Elvis. You'll also get to learn a little about Tenderfeet Education Center and a special lady named Margaret.

  • Between Content & Discontent

    13/07/2012 Duración: 13min

    Nothing is without flaws. Nobody is perfect. No life is as we wish it was. Our choice is to decide whether we approach our lives in complete contentment as if everything was great or if we live out the rest of our days grumbling about how bad things are. Or, we find a place in the middle of the tension...where God resides. Oh, and elite athletes love McDonald's!

  • Between Dependence & Independence

    29/06/2012 Duración: 15min

    Light up some bottle rockets and jump into the tension between radical self-reliance and infantile helplessness. While you're at it, have a good laugh at the expense of CNN and Fox News.

  • Between Safety & Risk

    15/06/2012 Duración: 14min

    How do we find the sweet spot between a life of debilitating safety and one of hazardous and unnecessary risk? And what's up with the frantic hunt for low gas prices?

  • Life In Between

    01/06/2012 Duración: 12min

    What is "The Tension" all about and what does it mean to live life in between?