Church Hurt

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

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#ChurchToo

Content Warning: This episode contains discussion surrounding sexual harassment and sexual assault. It’s time for the church to have this discussion. We’re having it.

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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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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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Good Church

What makes a good church? This week Mike, Amera, & J.W. discuss what goes into planning a new church, being ‘called’, how existing churches adapt to changing conditions, and the overall purpose of the church. It may not be what you think.

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Gen Xodus

Gen Xodus is what we call the exodus of Generation X from our churches. A lot of attention is paid to millenials leaving but we also see Gen X’ers as a valuable bridge to the next generation. This week, we welcome Mark, a fan of Faith Uncut into the studio to help us understand the […]

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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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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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Unfit Christian (w/ D. Danyelle Thomas)

This week, we’re joined by D. Danyelle Thomas of the Unfit Christian. Danyelle walks us through her process of becoming an Unfit Christian and the journey, leading a new type of community in their path to discovery. It isn’t easy building a community of people with varying beliefs and life experiences but Danyelle is succeeding […]

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