1. Lexham Press associate publisher, Todd Hains, joins Kelsi in this episode to discuss his book, Martin Luther and the Rule of Faith.
  2. Join Kelsi as she chats with 1517 Scholar in Residence, Dan van Voorhis, about the magic of Christmas.
  3. Join Kelsi and author Hannah Anderson in their discussion about the way in which we join with nature and the creation of all things in long for Christ's return during the season of Advent.
  4. Kelsi chats with Grammy nominated hip hop and rap artist, Flame, about why he has found a home in the doctrines and beliefs of Lutheranism. What is it about the solas, the sacraments, and other distinctly Lutheran beliefs that is both biblical and comforting for Christians today? And how can Lutherans do a better job at sharing these with those from other traditions?
  5. Writer and musician, Andy Squyres, talks with Kelsi about the grace and relief found in living a normal, mundane life and where to look for God in suffering. All of this and more in conjunction with Andy's latest installment of essays entitled, Poet Priest Volume II.
  6. Gretchen Ronnevik is the author of Ragged: Spiritual Disciplines for the Spiritually Exhausted and co-host of the podcast, Freely Given. She joins Kelsi to talk about research for her new book on the patience of God. Gretchen talks about God's steadfastness amplifies his grace and goodness, and makes it possible for us to ask tough - even wrong - questions.
  7. Join Kelsi as she talks with 1517 Executive Director, Dr. Scott Keith, about how to interpret the Bible, specifically those really confusing, shocking, and tough texts. Kelsi and Dr. Keith take a look at what Christians mean by the perspicuity or clarity of Scripture and how the norms of Scripture as a whole, most specifically the message of Christ crucified for you, should influence the way we approach individual texts.
  8. In the first Outside Ourselves episode, Kelsi chats with author, David Zahl, about his newest book, Low Anthropology (The Unlikely Key to a Gracious View of Others and Yourself). David is the founder and director of Mockingbird Ministries. David talks about why he wrote Low Anthropology, and why he thinks a pessimistic view of human nature can actually bring with it good and hopeful news. Kelsi and David also discuss the various ways we see low anthropology play out in culture, television and literature, and everyday life.