As America becomes a more secular nation, Christmas and Easter are increasingly becoming the only opportunities faith leaders have to reach an extended audience at church.
Wyatt Massey, religion reporter at the Frederick News-Post, sat down with Frederick Uncut hosts Colin McGuire and Emma Kerr to take listeners inside churches and behind the pulpit on Christmas — the Super bowl of sermons. While some faith leaders choose to keep things hopeful and merry, others push for messages about today’s social issues like immigration. While they all say they are seeking authenticity, just how should a faith leader preach to this sudden influx of less loyal followers?
Plus, on this holiday issue, hear a little bit about the hosts’ favorite Christmas memories and what this year of podcasts has meant to us.