Are virtual friendships real friendships? Matt Franks and Zach Bechtold of the Bearded Theologians podcast think so. In this episode of the Compass podcast, they reveal the ways in which a digitally-native culture does faith and spirituality online. This may be our hairiest episode yet.
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Want to hear and learn more from Matt and Zach? Visit them at the Bearded Theologians podcast. Zach and Matt met as leaders of a one-time youth ministry event. They formed a friendship and sought to hold one another accountable in their growing faith. They created the Bearded Theologians as way to connect over their faith and accountability. Zach is a pastor at Grace United Methodist Church in Cheyenne, Wyoming. Matt is a pastor at Tahlequah First United Methodist Church in Tahlequah, Oklahoma. They both do, in fact, have very nice beards.
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