BACKSTAGE WITH THE SIMPLE CHURCH

2
Mar

TV Trivia: Family Matters

Today host Scott Odom plays TV Trivia against our producer Jordan Phillips while co-host Evan Semanco plays game show host. Play along to see what TV actor got paid more per episode, which show debuted first, and what the highest ranked sitcoms of all time are on Rotten Tomatoes!

MARK YOU CALENDARS for Sunday, March 20th at the Louisiana Boardwalk for the Simple Church Good Times Roll: A Do Good Day to help families going through adolescent cancer. Check out all the fun ways you can your friends or family can have a good time and #DoGood in the process here: http://thesimplechurch.tv/events/events 

 

P.S. Click Here for the infamous Charlie the Cow Video

 

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23
Feb

Pick Your TV Family: Family Matters

Who would you want to be your best friend from a TV show? If you could join any TV family, which one would you want to be in? We're in a series called "Family Matters: Lessons from TV Shows" and today hosts Scott and Evan are joined by producer Jordan to debate their choices for these hypothetical questions: 

  1. What TV family would you want to be in and why?
  2. Who was your TV show crush growing up? 
  3. What TV family would you want to survive the apocalypse with? 
  4. Pick a TV Dad, a TV mom, brother, and sister to create the ultimate family.

We want to hear your answers! E-mail Scott@thesimplechurch.tv and / or follow @theSimpleChurch on Facebook or Instagram to DM us!

If you have feedback for the podcast, have a guest suggestion, or just want to talk to Scott, e-mail Scott@thesimplechurch.tv and follow us on Instagram @thesimplechurchpodcast .

You can also find out more about the Simple Church at www.theSimpleChurch.tv .

16
Feb

Behind the Music: Worship is Making Prosthetic Legs

This week we have a trio of co-workers from Arnold Orthotics and Prosthetics as well as Hope Home Orthotic and Prosthetic Enterprises. Steve Lindsley & his wife Kim Lindsley joined the podcast with Raul Ramos to talk about how Steve got started making prosthetics, why they use their business to help others, and the reason each of them chose to make prosthetics / help people with their lives. 

Find out more about Go Quickly and help in Haiti here: https://goquickly.org 

Read the Parable of the Banquet here: https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Luke%2014%3A15-24&version=NIV 

Get in touch with Arnold Prosthetics or Hope here: http://hopeoandp.com 

 

If you have feedback for the podcast, have a guest suggestion, or just want to talk to Scott, e-mail Scott@thesimplechurch.tv and follow us on Instagram @thesimplechurchpodcast .

You can also find out more about the Simple Church at www.theSimpleChurch.tv .

9
Feb

Behind the Music: Robyn Horton on Being a Pastor’s Kid & How Music Influenced Her

Today co-hosts Scott Odom and Evan Semanco talk to Robyn Horton, Do Good Coordinator at the Simple Church and daughter of Kenyon Ackeberg from last week's podcast (listen to that one first if you haven't!) 

Robyn talks about growing up as a youth pastor / music minister's daughter, her love of music, what the church was like when she began full time ministry, Amy Grant autographs and more! 

 

If you have feedback for the podcast, have a guest suggestion, or just want to talk to Scott, e-mail Scott@thesimplechurch.tv and follow us on Instagram @thesimplechurchpodcast .

You can also find out more about the Simple Church at www.theSimpleChurch.tv .

2
Feb

Behind the Music: 50 Years of Music Ministry with Kenyon Ackeberg

Today co-hosts Scott Odom and Evan Semanco talk to Kenyon Ackeberg, a care pastor at the Simple Church and someone who started working in music for the church in the 1970’s. Kenyon shares his stories from his years in music, how we got where we are today, and leading massive productions.

 

We’d love to hear from you, e-mail Scott@thesimplechurch.tv to talk to Scott! 

26
Jan

Behind the Music: Touring & Being a Runner

Today co-hosts Scott Odom and Evan Semanco talk with producer Jordan Phillips about Jordan’s work with bands and running sound, as well as Scotts experiences being a runner at the Centurytel/ Centurylink/ Brookshire Grocery arena and his best stories with some of the biggest names in music.

 

We’d love to hear from you, e-mail Scott@thesimplechurch.tv to talk to Scott! 

19
Jan

2021 Headlines in Review

WE'RE BACK! Our first new episode of 2022 closes the book on 2021 by looking back at some of the most interesting and strange headlines you might have missed or are still processing. 

Hosts Evan Semanco and Scott Odom reflect back on the strangest stories of 2021 as well as major world events with producer Jordan Phillips before we leave 2021 behind. Check out the stories for yourselves below: 

10 HEADLINES FROM 2021

10 The container ship Ever Given ran aground in the Suez Canal in March, holding up billions in trade. The ship was freed six days later. https://www.nytimes.com/2021/07/17/world/middleeast/suez-canal-stuck-ship-ever-given.html  

BONUS STORY: BOATY MCBOATFACE https://www.express.co.uk/news/science/1547650/brexit-britain-boatymcboatface-antarctica-thwaites-glacier 

9 Missing Man Joins Search Party Looking for Himself : https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-58746703 

8 Italian Man Uses Fake Arm to Get COVID shot: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-59524527 

7 When an Eel Climbs a ramp to eat squid from a clamp, that’s a Moray: https://www.nytimes.com/2021/06/22/science/moray-eels-eat-land.html 

6 New Zealand Wizard loses his job: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/oct/15/new-zealand-council-ends-contract-with-wizard-after-two-decades-of-service 

5 Weird Olympics & Simone Biles: https://www.cbsnews.com/news/olympics-2020-closing-ceremony-tokyo-covid-pandemic/ 

4 Wild Boars Stole Shakiras Purse: https://www.harpersbazaar.com/celebrity/latest/a38145820/wild-boars-shakira/ 

3 Surfside Condo Collapse https://www.miamiherald.com/news/special-reports/surfside-investigation/article256633336.html 

2 Billionaires in Space: Jeff Bezos, Richard Branson, & Elon Musk: https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/2021/07/18/billionaire-space-race/ 

1 The Capitol Riots: https://www.cbsnews.com/news/extremism-in-the-ranks-military-insurrection-oath-keepers/ 

 

If you have feedback for the podcast, have a guest suggestion, or just want to talk to Scott, e-mail Scott@thesimplechurch.tv and follow us on Instagram @thesimplechurchpodcast .

You can also find out more about the Simple Church at www.theSimpleChurch.tv .

12
Jan

Best of the Backstage Podcast: Hauntings at the Caddo Courthouse

Happy New Year!

We're back with a new episode NEXT WEDNESDAY, January 19th, but we wanted to go back in the archives and share some of our most popular episodes that you might have missed.

Here is a look at the Caddo Courthouse and stories about it being haunted from Episode 96 in October 2021.

 

If you have feedback for the show, have a guest suggestion, or just want to talk to Scott, e-mail Scott@thesimplechurch.tv and follow us on Instagram @thesimplechurchpodcast .

You can also find out more about the Simple Church at www.theSimpleChurch.tv .

5
Jan

Best of the Backstage Podcast: Episode 33 ”The Best Thing We Can Do Now Is Listen”

Happy New Year!

We're back with a new episode on Wednesday, January 19th but we wanted to go back in the archives and share some of our most popular episodes that you might have missed! Here is a great episode from July 2020:

 

This is a special podcast, as we listen to Brandon Lacey, Senior pastor of New Life Full Gospel House of Worship, and Brian Wilson, Pastor of Galilee Baptist Church, talk about how racism has effected their lives and what we can do to help turn the tide. Their experiences, upbringing, and pasts has us looking from a different perspective as we see Shreveport / Bossier through their eyes. Listen, listen, listen to these Christian men who just want the voices of their community heard to affect positive change in this country.  

25
Dec

Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas from the Backstage Podcast! 

We hope you have a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year, we'll be back in a few weeks but wanted to say thank you for being a part of the podcast this year. 

We're excited about 2022 and hope you'll subscribe to continue to go Backstage with the Simple Church!

E-Mail host Scott@thesimplechurch.tv if you have ideas for 2022!

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