The Gracious Guest Show

Mike Creavey explores faith and culture through movies, books, music, travel, food, and much more. Don’t forget to wonder!

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Get ready… because I’m going to talk about it. I won’t tell you in this description what I think - you’ll need to tune in to find out! Links/Resources: “Doors in the Walls of the World: Signs of Tran...
February 27, 2021
This book was recommended to me several times over the years. It’s a rich, beautifully written autobiography that covers many powerful themes, chiefly: 1) the author’s relationship with his wife who d...
January 31, 2021
Land navigation was always one of my favorite things to do in the Army, but it required a level of humility and trust that did not always come easily. It’s the same with life. Do you measure God by wo...
January 16, 2021
Awaiting the Messiah (Called to Covenant, pt. 8 of 8) In our final installment of our 8-part series, Mike introduces you to the prophets and the centuries Israel spent waiting for the arrival of the u...
December 24, 2020
Part 7 of our 8-part salvation history series is an eagle’s eye view of a very complicated section of the Bible: the time of the kings and kingdom(s), and the advent of the Babylonian Exile. Join Mike...
December 14, 2020
This film just keeps on giving. Mike shares his (increasingly) long experience with this DreamWorks classic, its impact on his students, and why you should go watch it today (right AFTER you listen to...
November 29, 2020
Part 6 of our 8-part series takes us into the windswept sands of ancient Egypt and the dramatic story of the Israelites’ liberation from slavery under Moses’ leadership. Mike sketches out the key feat...
November 15, 2020
I feel like this list of seven significantly important and ancient Christian practices is often hidden in the shadow of its more well known cousin list, the Corporal Works of Mercy. Tune in for some o...
November 6, 2020
Part 5 of our 8-part series is all about God fashioning a human family with an eye to a much more wide-ranging and long term plan of salvation. Spoiler alert: He specifically chose profoundly flawed p...
November 1, 2020
We recently lost Dr. Tom Howard, English professor, renowned author, and Catholic convert. Among his many remarkable books, this title stands out in my own formation so prominently that I wanted to re...
October 26, 2020

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