Our Faith Turned Upside Down: From Dissonance to Deconstruction



The Middle Way welcomes esteemed guest Nick Pickrell—activist, pastor, actor, and musician in Kansas City—to explore Jesus’ Sermon on the Plain, experiencing cognitive dissonance in our faith lives, and the Catholic Worker Movement. Together we wrestle with Jesus’ teachings on faith, poverty, and Christian community.


Living into our faith often means moving from dissonance to deconstruction. We must have the courage to stand back and ask why?




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Show Notes:

  1. History of the Catholic Worker Movement (6:55)

  2. Sermon on the Plain, Luke 6:17-26

  3. Jesus and Community, Gerhard Lohfink

  4. Boundaries: When to Say Yes, How to Say No to Take Control of Your Life, Henry Cloud and John Townsend