Category Archives: Gospel Rant

More Words For a Pandemic

March 23, 2020 Hey, Bill Senyard here and this is the Gospel Rant. Like most people, I am hunkered down in my home. Bummer. But it gives me time to do this more. In my last podcast/blog, I wanted to share something that is helping me balance my life under siege. No one is taking […]

Words For A Pandemic

I am not a pandemic expert by any stretch. I don’t ever want to be one. I do know something about panic and fear (by the way, I am not making critical statements here at all–trust me–just saying). In our brain, when we feel threatened, attacked, or helpless, something automatically kicks in. It is how […]

Gospel Rant Shame Meter 2020: Oscar Nominated Films—Little Women

Last year we looked at each of the Oscar nominated Best Picture Films and ranked them related to the prevalence of shame in the film. We created a “Shame-Meter” that ranks films 0-10, with 0 being no shamed loneliness and 10 being abusive and de-humanizing shame and painful brain loneliness. It was surprising just how […]

Gospel Rant Shame Meter 2020: Oscar Nominated Films—Parasite

Last year we looked at each of the Oscar nominated Best Picture Films and ranked them related to the prevalence of shame in the film. We created a “Shame-Meter” that ranks films 0-10, with 0 being no shamed loneliness and 10 being abusive and de-humanizing shame and painful brain loneliness. It was surprising just how […]

Gospel Rant #134: Why We Feel Shame Around the Holidays?

Holidays and family gatherings can be amazing–but they can also be awkward, difficult and even toxic. Is there anything that we can do? Sure. Check it out.

Gospel Rant #133: How To Biblically Forgive

Dr. Bill Senyard preaching to Urban Life Centurion Church (Johannesburg, S.A.) October 6, 2019. Based upon Jesus parable in Matt 18: 21-35. Bill suggests that we have truly messed this topic up resulting in generation of shamed Christians who can’t and won’t truly forgive. There is another way.

Gospel Rant 131: Preaching the Gospel to Enneagram #7s (featuring Allie Senyard)

Gospel Rant: How to preach the Simple Uncluttered Gospel to Enneagram #7s, the Enthusiast. Featuring Allie Senyard.

Gospel Rant 130: Preaching the Gospel to Enneagram #6s (featuring Allie Senyard)

Gospel Rant: How to preach the Simple Uncluttered Gospel to Enneagram #6s, the Loyalist or Guardian. Featuring Allie Senyard.

Gospel Rant 129: Is Your Church Guilt-Innocence or Honor-Shame? Chapter 2

This is the beginning of a new and critical series of the Gospel Rant. Borrowing a page from missions, Bill asks if your church is more Guilt-Innocence or Honor-Shame. Your answer has serious ramifications regarding your innate ability to re-engage Millennials or more importantly, how effective you might be witnessing to both Millennials and Gen Z, half the US population today.

Gospel Rant 128: Is Your Church Guilt-Innocence or Honor-Shame? Chapter 1

In this Gospel Rant series, Bill asks if your church is more Guilt-Innocence or Honor-Shame. Your answer has serious ramifications regarding your innate ability to re-engage Millennials or more importantly, how effective you might be witnessing to both Millennials and Gen Z, half the US population today.