Sex in the Bible: Non-Monogamy & Polyamory

This week we were joined by Ev’Yan Whitney of the Sexually Liberated Woman podcast as we explored non-monogamy & polyamory in the Bible. We trace the history of and reasons for non-monogamy, the rise of monogamy and the resurgence of an expression that was and maybe still is common. Ev’Yan shares her experiences transitioning from […]

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Social Justice is the Gospel

We are back! To kick off season 3, we are addressing The Statement on Social Justice & the Gospel signed by John MacArthur and thousands of other faith leaders. We discuss some of the affirmations and denials contained in the statement, how and why a statement like this is made in the year of our […]

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Vacation Bible School w/ Jas Hands

This week we’re joined by Jas Hands of The Brown Liquor Report as we discuss the history, benefits and impact of the yearly summer church tradition, Vacation Bible School. We cover our own experiences and answer the question ‘is it indoctrination?’  

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Church Hurt

We have to address Church Hurt. It is real. We get real with it this week.  

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The ‘Faith-Based’ Plan for Separated Immigrant Children

The Trump administration continues to assert they have no plan for reuniting children separated from their parents at the U.S. border with their families but they do have a plan. Upon hearing the children were being transported to various states, I wondered if there were any children shipped to my state. I spoke with my […]

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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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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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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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