“Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another: ‘What, you too? I thought I was the only one.” C.S Lewis

From Romans Road to The Emmaus Road, Derek and Jason celebrate and revisit 2023 while dreaming dream into 2024. Two friends tell stories, reminisce, and wonder at the goodness of God. From reformation, restoration, reconciliation, righteousness, peace, and joy to community, kindness, and transformation, the guys share some of the ways they have been rethinking, particularly around a deeper understanding of friendship—friendship with Father, Son, and Holy Spirit and friendship with each other. Eventually, as always, the guys talked about Love, the heights, depths, lengths, and widths.

QUOTES

It could be fun is how I’m entering this year.” Jason Clark

“What would Love do?” Derek Turner

“Love is the wisest friend; it is the Holy Spirit’s voice.” Jason Clark

“When you begin to rethink the goodness of God (as Jesus revealed it), you can relax and love people well.” Derek Turner

“More el pastor in 2024.” Derek Turner

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Podcast intro and outro music by Wilde Assembly

Derek Turner lives in Charlotte, North Carolina, with his wife, Sarah. They have two daughters, Caroline & Kate. Together, they serve as lead pastors for River Church Charlotte. Derek also co-hosts the Rethinking God with Tacos podcast and loves to connect on all the socials. Derek believes “Love everyone the most” sums up what it means to be a follower of Jesus. www.rivercharlotte.com

Jason Clark is a relational theologian — a storyteller who writes to reveal the transforming kindness of the love of God. He has authored several books, including, Leaving and Finding Jesus, & Prone to Love. He is the lead communicator at  A Family Story and co-host of Rethinking God with Tacos PODCAST. He and his wife, Karen, live in North Carolina with their four children, Madeleine and Joseph, Ethan, and Eva.

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