Tell us what you think of Around the Table episodes, continue the discussion with other listeners, and/or submit ideas for future topics.


Intro and ending music

jrams 2 years ago 0

Using our familiar (public domain) hymns for the intro and ending music in the podcasts would give an atmosphere more typical to around the table in our homes.

Under review


msue1975 2 years ago updated by Elder Moderator 2 years ago 1

Would this be an appropriate forum to discuss the importance of not teasing those of us who are single?  Examples: Asking what is wrong with us that we are still single? (Many of us already ask ourselves that daily)  Making comments such as “you won’t be single long” (I’ve heard this since I was 18, and now I’m 44)  I realize these comments are not meant as put downs, but how are we supposed to respond in a Godly way?  I think it would be very helpful to have some single Elder Brothers, but I realize this is not logical seeing as how we’ve had very few single Ministers over the years.  It seems like this is a growing cross-section of our Church Body and I think it’s necessary to address this issue, but don’t know if this would be the appropriate time and/or place to discuss it...


Fantastic new resource

Diana 1 year ago 0

Around the Table has been a blessing to me, and I really appreciate the effort that has gone into this new resource. It is helpful to feel more connected to our church’s national leadership by hearing all of you openly and conversationally discuss various topics. It seems that you seek to thoughtfully put forth a well-rounded perspective and promote healthy unity, mutual respect, and understanding vs. rigid uniformity. I look forward to future episodes!

Under review

Prayer language

sdknobloch 2 years ago updated by Elder Moderator 2 years ago 1

What type of prayer language should a believer use for audible prayers?

Under review

Music feedback

jason 2 years ago updated by Elder Moderator 2 years ago 1

I greatly appreciate the Around the Table episodes published so far. However, some of the background music that plays during introductions and endings seems inconsistent with what we use and promote in worship and elsewhere. Using music with less of a beat and more familiar could help with the overall familiarity and comfort level of this new resource.


Putting faces with names

que.sarahsue 2 years ago updated by Elder Moderator 2 years ago 2
Elder Moderator 2 years ago

we discussed your idea and really like it. our small team is now planning on how to get these pictures and have them easily accessible for our listeners.  Thanks for sharing your idea with us!


Great forum

Dennis K 2 years ago 0

I love the conversational tone and the more informal nature of providing insight into relevant church topics. Looking forward to future episodes!

Elder Moderator 2 years ago

Thanks for you question!  We are working on a way to get questions from listeners that could form the basis for future podcast on an ongoing series. This is a great idea and consistent with our goal of being both transparent and engaging with our church community.  Thank you!