Let’s Talk About Malcolm X

This week, we’re discussing one of the more complicated figures in Black history. Malcolm X is complex because he was a full human being with a fully fleshed out lived experience. Like all of us, that experience contributed to who he was. But who was Malcolm, really? And is it ok to include him in […]

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Black Faith in America

To continue our Black History Month focus on black culture, we take a walk through the different facets of black faith in America. We discuss Christianity, Islam, African Spirituality, and Non-Religious faith. We’re covering their roots, their impact, and how they are each woven into the fabric of our culture. Beyonce, Crips, and Langston Hughes […]

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Black History Month – We Love Us!

After an unexpected break, we are back just in time for Black History Month! Amera and Mike celebrate black people and black life. They discuss what makes us…US. Start off your Black History Month with a celebration of blackness. This is us!

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Surrogacy, Suffering & Salvation

Black women are tired! For good reason. To start the new year, we’re taking a walk through what contributes to this fatigue. One of those things is what we are traditionally taught about Jesus’ death on the cross. We’re using insight from Dr. Delores Williams to have this conversation we hope sheds some light on […]

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Favorite Things w/Lola

We’re closing out another year of Faith Uncut with our good friend, Lola. Join us as we discuss our favorite things about this season and this year. After a heavy year, we’re taking a moment to wind down and enjoy. We wish you and your family a Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah, New Year, and we […]

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Gather Your Friends w/Nick Gaines

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! We’re discussing our social media timelines, how they’ve evolved (or not) and how they’re managed. What is our responsibility when it comes to ensuring our spaces evolve with our beliefs? How do we handle incidents where our past beliefs encounter our current beliefs? How do our relationships […]

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Prosperity Gospel

You know it. You love / loathe it. The Prosperity Gospel. This week, Amera and Mike discuss the history, impact and issues with this globalized phenomenon. The prosperity gospel boasts media empires and global brands but what is it based on? How does it work? Does it make sense with the rest of the bible […]

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The Standards Problem

Recent events highlight a continuing problem in our churches. What are our standards and why are they important? Amera and Mike discuss the events surrounding the death of John Allen Chau, the self appointed missionary who proclaimed Christ to the inhabitants of the North Sentinelese islands. Then, they tackle the standards issue in the bible […]

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The Language of Liberation Pt. 2 w/Nick Gaines

This week we expand on the Language of the Oppressed conversation as we explore the cost of liberation. Once your language serves as the needed affirmation, how do you prepare yourself for the impending losses? Your liberation does not come cheap and your language may be the thing needed to propel you and gain the […]

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The Language of Oppression Pt. 1 – w/ Nick Gaines

Who calls for civility? Who does civil discourse benefit? This week, Amera and Mike are joined by Nick Gaines to explore the language of the oppressed. They uncover how powerful the language is both as a self affirmation and catalyst to liberation. Join them for the first part of this important discussion.  

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