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Village SquareCast

Feb 2, 2023

In our year-long celebration of the superpower of healthy friendships across differences, you’ll meet God Squad’s friends who they don’t quite agree with. Then we’ll let friendly disagreement rip (and live to tell).  Join us for this chat about how to tackle difficult topics within the relationships that matter...


Jan 19, 2023

Isn't Hanukkah the most important holiday to Jews? Don't Catholics object to sex unless reproduction is the goal? Don't all religions worship the same God and (more or less) teach the same things? Doesn't the Bible say that God helps those who help themselves? The God Squad will consider many of the myths, truths, and...


Nov 3, 2022

It’s an election year. Should churches have political candidates speak at Sunday services? Should clergy tell congregants how to vote? Should congregations organize political rallies or get-out-the-vote efforts? What are the proper lines for religious involvement in politics? And what are the consequences (to the...


Oct 6, 2022

In celebration of The Village Square’s determination this year to celebrate what’s working and worth emulating (in a world in which so much seems broken), God Squad will kick off their 13th season thinking about our fellow humans who have behaved heroically during these challenging times. But—beware—one...


Jul 14, 2022

It's really easy to be in touch right now with the dark side of human nature that's been so thoroughly highlighted through the pandemic, but is there something else to see?  Maybe transcendence, empathy and heroic self-sacrifice?  And where there isn't much to look at that's positive, can we turn our trauma into a...