Faithful Music Master Podcast

by Ellis Montes

This podcast is the musings and ramblings of a forever musician-learner. The topics range from music, tea, religion, literature, and whatever else comes to my mind! 

Podcast episodes

  • Season 1

  • S01 E07 - Elitism - Opening up the Bible: Episode 6 - Pentecost 6

    S01 E07 - Elitism - Opening up the Bible: Episode 6 - Pentecost 6

    Today's podcast is about the elitism that Jesus faced in this week's gospel reading and how that relates to elitism in the LGBTQ+ community and The Episcopal Church.Tea: Yuja cha (Korean citrus tea)Gospel: Mark 6:1-13Song: Enviado...

    14:08
  • S01 E06 - Healing Communities - Opening up the Bible: Episode 5 - Pentecost 5

    S01 E06 - Healing Communities - Opening up the Bible: Episode 5 - Pentecost 5

    Jesus heals two women with important stories.Tea: Jasmine green tea1:25 – Mark 5:21-434:55 – Jesus heals along the way: an example of intersectionality at work.9:41 – Jesus breaks down societal barriers; a modern example of “clean...

    28:35
  • S01 E05 - Silence! Stop! - Opening up the Bible: Episode 4 - Pentecost 4

    S01 E05 - Silence! Stop! - Opening up the Bible: Episode 4 - Pentecost 4

    Jesus teaches us to rest.Tea: Korean passionfruit tea1:32 – Mark 4:35-412:48 – Jesus can calm the storms in our lives4:20 – Following Jesus’ example of rest9:20 – “Silence! Stop!” Jesus rebukes the storm14:36 – We are called to ac...

    22:50
  • S01 E04 - Agricultural Parables - Opening up the Bible: Episode 3 - Pentecost 3

    S01 E04 - Agricultural Parables - Opening up the Bible: Episode 3 - Pentecost 3

    Here are my thoughts about this week's gospel reading, which includes the parable of the grain and the parable of the mustard seed.Tea: Yuja Cha (Korean yuzu/citrus tea)1:12 - Mark 4:26-342:40 - Jesus uses the grain and mustard as...

    17:13
  • S01 E03 - Jesus Chooses His Family - Opening up the Bible: Episode 2 - Pentecost 2

    S01 E03 - Jesus Chooses His Family - Opening up the Bible: Episode 2 - Pentecost 2

    I'm back! This week begins Pride Month, and I hope to tie in more LGBTQ+ themes into our Gospel readings for the next several weeks.Tea: Jasmine Green TeaHere are my thoughts on the Gospel for this coming Sunday:1:57 - Reading Mar...

    27:11