Testimony Goals

We’re back from the holiday break with new goals. But first, we have to deal with A Very Special Testimony that generated a lot of discussion. It is an opportunity to have some uncut conversation about how we view sex, respectability, and ultimately, the people we’re called to love.

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The Purpose of Prayer

Amera Bee officially joins the Faith Uncut podcast this week as a regular host! Just in time for us to discuss the Purpose of Prayer. We dig into the Harvard Prayer Study, the effectiveness of prayer, prayer weirdos, God’s omniscience, meditation and Neil Degrasse Tyson. It is a lot but all of it helps us […]

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Extended Cut – Alabama Election

In this Extended Cut, Amera joins us again to weigh in on the Alabama election results. We’re talking Black women, Evangelicals, and what Doug Jones’ victory in Alabama means for 2018.  

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In Politics Name We Prey

It wasn’t always this way. There was a time when God was trusted to provide. When David described God as a fortress and refuge. When Martin Luther prayed for bravery to stand defiant against the daunting might of the Church. When Martin Luther King Jr. challenged the nation to have its actions match its ideals. […]

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Was Jesus a Social Justice Warrior?

  This week JW is back to answer the question of if Jesus of Nazareth was a social justice warrior? We’re looking at the types of things he said and did. If Christians are his followers and he was, what does that mean for us?

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Truth to Power (w/Amera Bee)

  This week we’re visited by one of the Faith Uncut group adniministrators, Amera Bee. Amera guides us through the various power structures affecting our churches and communities, how they impact different groups, navigating those dynamics.

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Coco and Brown Liquor

Taking my kid to see a movie about the afterlife was admittedly morbid. But, like a puppy in a field full of squirrels, I was distracted by how amazingly beautiful the film looked in the previews.  So I started processing my thoughts about death, black folks and death, how death is just not a welcome […]

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Be Good For Goodness Sake

It’s that time of year again. Elf on a Shelf season. If there is any question whether we are living in a surveillance state, it is answered by creepy eyed dolls lurking in houses across the country.

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In The Beginning…

So much of the Christian faith hinges on what happened in the beginning. This week, we discuss whether there are two separate creation stories in Genesis, the first marriage, if the description of creation literal or figurative, and all of these questions are pivotal to your faith.  

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God’s Sexual Assault Allegations

The world is discovering what sexual assault victims have long known. There are predators among us and those predators are legion. When we’re honest, many people who have never been a victim have also known. With each new allegation of sexual assault, the conversation is broadening. It is impossible to reasonably argue this epidemic of sexual […]

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