LIKE STARS

Creating Beauty in the Contrast

Exploring how wisdom and faith in Jesus bring
about life to the fullest

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With Dr. Pete Goodman

II'm a pastor, writer and podcast host interested in making sense of how Christianity brings about the kind of lives we were meant to live. Not just in some far distant afterlife, but in the daily moments that make up this one.

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“As you read Like Stars you will enter into the quest for what matters most in life in God’s world.”

Scot McKnight | Professor of New Testament, Northern Seminary

Recent Podcast Episodes

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Ep. 33: Would Jesus Be Cancelled Today?
February 08, 2024
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00:37:3134.36 MB

Ep. 33: Would Jesus Be Cancelled Today?

Should Jesus have been cancelled for being racist when calling a Canaanite woman a dog? This is just one more example of some the more “difficult” asp...

Ep. 32: Was Jesus A Mean Guy?
January 12, 2024
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00:44:5341.1 MB

Ep. 32: Was Jesus A Mean Guy?

For some people, the picture of Jesus they have in their head is of a super nice, friendly guy who smiled all the time and went around hugging everyon...

Ep. 31: Journeys & Destinations [Do You Have to Go to Church to Be a Christian?]
December 08, 2023
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00:48:5944.85 MB

Ep. 31: Journeys & Destinations [Do You Have to Go to Church to Be a Christian?]

Is going to church a necessary, required part of being a Christian? Church attendance has been in a steady decline over the past decade (and even more...

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Ep.  33: Would Jesus Be Cancelled Today? [Why did He call a Canaanite woman a dog?]
February 08, 202400:37:32

Ep. 33: Would Jesus Be Cancelled Today? [Why did He call a Canaanite woman a dog?]

Should Jesus have been cancelled for being racist when calling a Canaanite woman a dog? This is just one more example of some the more “difficult” aspe...

Ep 32: Was Jesus a Mean Person? [Why Did He Sometimes Speak So Harshly to People?]
January 11, 202400:44:54

Ep 32: Was Jesus a Mean Person? [Why Did He Sometimes Speak So Harshly to People?]

For some people, the picture of Jesus they have in their head is of a super nice, friendly guy who smiled all the time and went around hugging everyone...

Job, Karma, and God's Amazing Grace
December 08, 202300:39:28

Job, Karma, and God's Amazing Grace

Do people always get what they deserve? Does God operate on a system of Karma where the good always get good and the bad always receive evil? Or are th...