How We got here. How we can do better.
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What Is Truce?
Truce uses journalistic tools to look inside the Christian church to explore how we got here and how we can do better. Context is key. Many of us are troubled by what they see in the news and how Christianity is portrayed in the public square. Without context, these events seem like random attacks against an innocent church. Truce helps us take a step back and examine ourselves and our history. To apologize, to correct, to satisfy our curiosity, and to stand firm in Christ.
Our goal is a humble, informed church. An “ask not what society can do for church, but what the church can do for society” approach. We believe that the church does best when it is in servant mode and not seeking to rule the world.
We strive to provide high-quality, well-researched, informative, and engaging podcasts to equip Christians and attract those who do not yet believe.
About The Host
Chris Staron is the award-winning filmmaker behind Bringing up Bobby and Between the Walls. He’s also the author of the dramatic Christian thriller Cradle Robber. His heart is for people who are on the outside edges of popular Christianity: the under-represented, the skeptics, those hurt by the church. Truce is a vehicle to express the unmet needs of the outsiders. When he’s not juggling multiple episodes at the same time, Chris enjoys hiking, cross country skiing, and improv comedy.
Check out Chris’ book Cradle Robber and movie Bringing Up Bobby on Amazon.
From the blog
S5:E31 Inherit the Wind
McCarthyism and Inherit the Wind US Senator Joseph McCarthy unleashed an era of suspicion on the American people as he went looking for communists. His trials, both public and behind closed doors, focused on the government as well as Hollywood and the Army. He claimed...
S5:E30 The Scopes “Monkey” Trial Part 2
Did William Jennings Bryan kill fundamentalism when he took the stand? The trial was basically over. The prosecution won. John Scopes was moments away from being convicted of teaching evolution in Dayton, Tennessee. The ACLU and the prosecution had what they wanted....
S5:E29 The Scopes “Monkey” Trial (part 1)
src="https://playlist.megaphone.fm?e=CHRTDY2490836383" width="100%"> The modern stage on the side of the courthouse This is a photo from the Rhea County Museum of the monkey brought to Dayton for the trial An original Bryan pin "A Civic Biology" was the textbook in...
“Filmmaker and author Chris Staron produces Truce in a style reminiscent of Malcolm Gladwell."