Virtues & Vices

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Episode 53 – Humility (Virtues & Vices, Part 14)

Download this episode (right click and save) Our Virtues & Vices series concludes with a look at humility! Peter’s published again in Sojourn Volume 2 and our fundraiser for The Bodhana Group is nearly wrapped up, and well past its goal! There’s also an ongoing discussion we’d like you participate […]

Episode 52 – Pride (Virtues & Vices, Part 13)

Download this episode (right click and save) It’s only Grant and Peter this episode, as we head into the final pair in our Virtues & Vices series! First, we talk about our ongoing (and quickly wrapping up) fundraiser for The Bodhana Group, and give Innroads Ministries some much-deserved plugs as […]

Episode 45 – Envy (Virtues & Vices, Part 11)

Download this episode (right click and save) Branden and Peter continue our Virtues & Vices series with a discussion of Envy! BIG news first, though: Episode 50 will be recorded LIVE, with an ongoing listener Q&A during the episode! Also, Grant’s working on t-shirts and other STG products. Then we talk about […]

Episode 39 – Chastity (Virtues & Vices, Part 10)

Download this episode (right click and save) After an aside on the books which have impacted us most strongly, Grant, Peter and Branden settle in on a difficult and unpopular topic: Chastity. We take a few minutes to define it, then discuss the prospect of using chastity as an in-game […]

Episode 37 – Lust (Virtues & Vices, Part 9)

Download this episode (right click and save) Our Virtues & Vices series picks up again with a particularly difficult topic: Lust. We briefly plug Sojourn again, and then dive headlong into a discussion about this capital sin. We explain what lust is (and isn’t), why it’s a capital sin, and […]

Episode 26 – Patience (Virtues & Vices, Part 8)

Download this episode (right click and save) We’re back with more virtues! This time, we’re talking about the virtue of Patience, and its glosses of Peace and Mercy. As usual, we discuss and define Patience from a theological perspective, and then talk about its in-character and at-the-table uses. Scripture: Ecclesiastes 7:8-9, Hebrews […]

Episode 24 – Wrath (Virtues & Vices, Part 7)

Download this episode (right click and save) We welcome Mike, occasionally known as Mindtakerr on the Internet, as a new host! Then we talk about wrath – when anger is (and isn’t) a mortal sin, and how it can manifest in people. Then we talk about how incredibly common wrath […]

Episode 20 – Diligence (Virtues & Vices, Part 6)

Download this episode (right click and save) Grant, Peter and Branden continue our Virtues & Vices series with an episode on Diligence, the virtue contrary to the vice of Sloth. As usual, we explain the virtue—both culturally and theologically—before talking about its application in games and in our lives. Scripture: Proverbs […]

Episode 19 – Sloth (Virtues & Vices, Part 5)

Download this episode (right click and save) We’re back with Part 5 of our Virtues & Vices series! First, Grant talks about finding a church again, and some other news. Then we delve deep into one of the Seven Deadly Sins: Sloth. What is it? Why is it more than […]

Episode 14 – Temperance (Virtues & Vices, Part 4)

Download this episode (right click and save) Grant, Peter, and Branden continue our Virtues & Vices series with a look at Temperance! We talk over the usual news, and thank those who’ve commented on past episodes (that’s always nice.) Then we dive into our Temperance discussion: How it’s commonly used […]

Episode 13 – Gluttony (Virtues & Vices, Part 3)

Download this episode (right click and save) Grant, Peter, and Branden are back with the next part of our Virtues & Vices series! We start with the final tally for the first RPG Podcasters’ Charity Drive, and a bit of other news. Then we dive into Gluttony—what it is, common […]