Coffee on the Porch with Eric

Every Tuesday during the pandemic, Eric livestreams music,  and offers "hot takes" on issues of justice, spirituality, and life. All from "the porch."

Browse through the archives below, and a list of the featured songs and topics.

Join us Every Tuesday at 9:30 am (Central) on FBLive.

April 13th
Today, we continue talking about New Life and resurrection. We also talk about "Holy Humor," and Eric reminds us all how ridiculous the resurrection story actually is. Eric tells the story "White Flour," from his friend, David Lamotte.
Featured Songs:
"Phoenix," by Dan Fogelberg
"The Don't Shop," by Eric Folkerth
"White Flour" (Poem) David LaMotte
"Show the Way," by David Wilcox Music

April 6th
Today, we start several weeks of centered on "new life" and "resurrection.
Songs for the day:
"The Rising," Bruce Springsteen.
"The Sun is Gonna Show," Eric Folkerth.

March 30th
During Holy Week, we play several songs from "Jesus Christ Superstars," and talk about how the songs tell the story of the week.
Featured Song:
"Gethsemane," from JCS.

March 23rd.
We talk about the danger of "Atonement Theology," and suggest an different way that many Christians understand "the cross," that doesn't require bloody, confusing, and harmful "atonement theologies.
Songs of the Day:
"Sacrifice," by David Wilcox.
"Farthest Shore," by David Wilcox.

March 9th
Eric talks about being vaccinated yesterday, and encourages everyone to get vaccinated themselves, and also keep wearing a mask. As we near the one-year anniversary of COTP, Eric plays three of his favorite songs from teh past year.
Songs for the day:
"Rocky Ground," Bruce Springsteen.
"Icharus Ascending," by Dan Fogelberg.
"Through Your Hands," by John Hiatt.