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Ben Pruitt The Vespers Project - Bonus Episodes

Bonus Episode – Transition

Host Ben Pruitt makes an announcement…

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Ben Pruitt The Vespers Project - Season 2

Season 2 – Episode 10: Anxiety

Host Ben Pruitt discusses Anxiety with his guest…

Show Notes:

In episode 10 of season 2, we discuss Anxiety with Alexandra Burke.

Songs –

Unwell, Matchbox 20

In My Blood, Shawn Mendes

As You Are, Daughtry

Rainbow, Kesha

Acknowledgments –

As always – a huge thank you to Blue Ridge Leaders School for inspiring this podcast. I want to thank Ben Gant for his creativity and graphic design. A huge thank you to everyone for submitting a Vespers to the project, and especially to Jason Wykoff for being a friend and for allowing me to learn and grow through his friendship. Lastly – thanks to the Ark of E for hosting our Podcast and giving us a platform to allow others to enjoy this art.

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Ben Pruitt The Vespers Project - Season 2

Season 2 – Episode 9: Caring – Part 2

Host Ben Pruitt discusses Caring with his guest…

Show Notes:

In episode 9 of season 2, we discuss Caring with Maddie Jaehnen.

Songs –

You Say, Lauren Daigel

Little Wonders, Rob Thomas

Bridge Over Troubled Water, Johnny Cash

Acknowledgments –

As always – a huge thank you to Blue Ridge Leaders School for inspiring this podcast. I want to thank Ben Gant for his creativity and graphic design. A huge thank you to everyone for submitting a Vespers to the project, and especially to Jason Wykoff for being a friend and for allowing me to learn and grow through his friendship. Lastly – thanks to the Ark of E for hosting our Podcast and giving us a platform to allow others to enjoy this art.

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Ben Pruitt The Vespers Project - Season 2

Season 2 – Episode 8: Responsibility

Host Ben Pruitt discusses Responsibility with his guest…

Show Notes:

In episode 8 of season 2, we discuss Responsibility with Cameron Gyselinck.

Songs –

Dream Small – Josh Wilson

 Stand in the Light – Jordan Smith

 Rivers and Roads – The Head and the Heart

Acknowledgments –

As always – a huge thank you to Blue Ridge Leaders School for inspiring this podcast. I want to thank Ben Gant for his creativity and graphic design. A huge thank you to everyone for submitting a Vespers to the project, and especially to Jason Wykoff for being a friend and for allowing me to learn and grow through his friendship. Lastly – thanks to the Ark of E for hosting our Podcast and giving us a platform to allow others to enjoy this art.

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Season 2 – Episode 7: Caring – Part 1

Host Ben Pruitt discusses Caring with his guest…

Show Notes:

In episode 7 of season 2, we discuss Caring with PJ D’Amico.

Songs –

You Say, Lauren Daigel

Little Wonders, Rob Thomas

Bridge Over Troubled Water, Johnny Cash

Acknowledgments –

As always – a huge thank you to Blue Ridge Leaders School for inspiring this podcast. I want to thank Ben Gant for his creativity and graphic design. A huge thank you to everyone for submitting a Vespers to the project, and especially to Jason Wykoff for being a friend and for allowing me to learn and grow through his friendship. Lastly – thanks to the Ark of E for hosting our Podcast and giving us a platform to allow others to enjoy this art.

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Season 2 – Episode 6: Faith and Doubt

Host Ben Pruitt discusses Faith and Doubt with his guest…

Show Notes:

Songs –

Phase, Beck

Cycle, Beck

 The Beautiful Letdown, Switchfoot

 The Day I Found God, Switchfoot

 Where the Light Shines Through, Switchfoot

Quotes –

“Faith is God’s work in us, that changes us and gives new birth… it transforms our hearts, our spirits, our thoughts and all our powers… Faith is a living, bold trust in God’s grace, so certain of God’s favor that it would risk death a thousand times trusting in it.”

– Martin Luther

 “What we talk about when we talk about God”… “Take faith, for example. For many people in our world, the opposite of faith is doubt. The goal, then, within this understanding, is to eliminate doubt. But faith and doubt aren’t opposites. Doubt is often a sign that your faith has a pulse, that it’s alive and well and exploring and searching. Faith and Doubt aren’t opposites; they are, it turns out, excellent dance partners.”

– Rob Bell

Doubt – Doubt camped out in the living room last week. I told him that we had had too many house guests. Doubt doesn’t listen. He keeps saying the same thing again and again and again until I completely forget what I am trying to tell him. Doubt is demanding and not very generous, but I appreciate his honesty.

Faith – Faith lives in the same apartment building as Doubt. When Faith was out of town visiting her uncle in the hospital, Doubt fed the cat and watered the asparagus fern. Faith is comfortable with Doubt because she grew up with him. Their mothers are cousins. Faith is not dogmatic about her beliefs like some of her relatives. Her friends fear that Faith is a bit stupid. They whisper that she is naive and she depends on Doubt to protect her from the meanness of life. In fact, it is the other way around. It is Faith who protects Doubt from Cynicism.

– J. Ruth Gendler

Acknowledgments –

As always – a huge thank you to Blue Ridge Leaders School for inspiring this podcast. I want to thank Ben Gant for his creativity and graphic design. A huge thank you to everyone for submitting a Vespers to the project, and especially to Jason Wykoff for being a friend and for allowing me to learn and grow through his friendship. Lastly – thanks to the Ark of E for hosting our Podcast and giving us a platform to allow others to enjoy this art.

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Ben Pruitt The Vespers Project - Season 2

Season 2 – Episode 5: Honesty

Host Ben Pruitt discusses Honesty with his guest…

Show Notes:

Songs –

Brother, NEEDTOBREATHE; 

If We’re Honest, Francesca Battistelli

Who You Are, Jessie J

Oceans, Hillsong

Acknowledgments –

As always – a huge thank you to Blue Ridge Leaders School for inspiring this podcast. I want to thank Ben Gant for his creativity and graphic design. A huge thank you to everyone for submitting a Vespers to the project, and especially to Jason Wykoff for being a friend and for allowing me to learn and grow through his friendship. Lastly – thanks to the Ark of E for hosting our Podcast and giving us a platform to allow others to enjoy this art.

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Season 2 – Episode 4: Inclusion

Host Ben Pruitt discusses Inclusion with his guest…

Show Notes:

Songs –

Brother, NEEDTOBREATHE; 

Help Me To Love, Tori Kelly Ft. The Hamiltones

If You’re Out There, John Legend

Quotes:

“For he himself is our peace, who has made the two groups one and has destroyed the barrier, the dividing wall of hostility” Ephesians 2:14

Acknowledgments –

As always – a huge thank you to Blue Ridge Leaders School for inspiring this podcast. I want to thank Ben Gant for his creativity and graphic design. A huge thank you to everyone for submitting a Vespers to the project, and especially to Jason Wykoff for being a friend and for allowing me to learn and grow through his friendship. Lastly – thanks to the Ark of E for hosting our Podcast and giving us a platform to allow others to enjoy this art.

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Season 2 – Episode 3: Respect

Host Ben Pruitt discusses Respect with his guest…

Show Notes:

Songs –

Thursday, Jess Glynne

This Is Me, Keala Settle from The Greatest Showman – Sung by Grace Tate


Acknowledgments –

As always – a huge thank you to Blue Ridge Leaders School for inspiring this podcast. I want to thank Ben Gant for his creativity and graphic design. A huge thank you to everyone for submitting a Vespers to the project, and especially to Jason Wykoff for being a friend and for allowing me to learn and grow through his friendship. Lastly – thanks to the Ark of E for hosting our Podcast and giving us a platform to allow others to enjoy this art.