What Keeps the Church from Apologizing for Harm?

On the heels of an attempted biblical justification of separating children from their parents, we consider the times the bible has been used to justify harm against groups of people. Why is it difficult to do the work of restoration? What does it take to resolve those situations and begin to repair the harm done? […]

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The Border We Cannot Cross

This has happened before. The United States is currently tearing children away from their families at border crossings. The children are detained in a repurposed Walmart warehouse, given 3 meals a day, forced to take classes in English and U.S. Civics, with no guarantee they will be reunited with their parents. The cannot be guaranteed […]

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It’s the Federal Courts, Saints!

The Supreme Court issued another debated decision this week so we figure it is the perfect time to discuss the importance of the Federal bench. This week, we discuss how that bench is currently being shaped, especially at the lower court level, how it impacts you and how you can impact it. Primaries are here. […]

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Let’s Talk About Israel

Does it seem like speaking about Israel is only acceptable at certain times? Is there a blind allegiance to Israel? Why is our support of Israel seeming inseparable from our faith? Do you feel like it is difficult to have any conversation about Israel without crossing a line of anti-Semitism? We’re discussing those questions and […]

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Sex in the Bible: Queer Theology Pt. 2

This week, we continue our exploration of Queer Theology with Nick Gaines. We discuss cultural impacts on human development and sexuality and how that informs how we partner and parent. Churches that have been inhospitable to the LGBTQIA community cannot be confused when that community, who has supported the church, has to create some distance […]

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Sex in the Bible: Queer Theology Pt. 1

Our next entry in the Sex in the Bible series is an important discussion of Queer Theology. Nick Gaines joins us as we attempt to liberate our view of God and allow that freedom to liberate ourselves. In the first part of this two part episode, we discuss the gendering and sexuality of God, how […]

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Thanks Bew

This week, we are celebrating all the Mothers. Biological mothers, community mothers, biblical mothers, aunt and cousin mothers…our mothers. We see you. We love you. We thank you!

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This Is Kanye

To kick off Mental Health Awareness Month, we discuss why Kanye’s issues are his choice. We ask if what Mr. West is portraying aligns with Free Thought, how information is properly sourced, and why these comments are exceptionally uninformed. The blame for Kanye is placed on a lot of people. It’s time for Kanye to […]

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Faith Stories: Reals & Feels

This week, Tee Greazy and Janelle, hosts of the Reals & Feels podcast, sat with us to share their faith stories. We all learned so much from this conversation. We hope you enjoy this as much as we did. After this episode, subscribe to Reals & Feels. It’s well worth your time! https://soundcloud.com/teegreazy

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Come Sunday

This week, we’re discussing the Netflix film Come Sunday, the story of Carlton Pearson and his doctrinal shift regarding hell. What was the big deal? Why did it matter? Was he right? There are minor spoilers here but nothing that was not public information prior to the release of the film.

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