Heretic Happy Hour
#051: The Incarnation (HOTW: Jim Palmer)

#051: The Incarnation (HOTW: Jim Palmer)

June 11, 2019

The Word (Logos) became flesh and dwelt among us. But are we the ongoing Incarnation of Christ in the world today, or is that heresy? Plus, Heretic of the Week Jim Palmer shares his genius with us.

#050: Universal Reconciliation (HOTW: David Bentley Hart)

#050: Universal Reconciliation (HOTW: David Bentley Hart)

May 28, 2019

The false doctrine of Eternal Suffering needs to die. Did you know that Universalism was one of the dominant views of the Church for the first 500 years? Yeah, let's bring that back. Plus, New Testament Scholar and translator, David Bentley Hart is our Heretic of the Week!

#049: The Problem of Suffering (HOTW: Thomas Jay Oord)

#049: The Problem of Suffering (HOTW: Thomas Jay Oord)

May 14, 2019
Why does God allow evil? Is God too weak? Does God use suffering, or is there more to the story? Plus, Thomas Jay Oord, author of God Can't, is our Heretic of the Week.
 
#048: The Atonement (HOTW: Brian Zahnd)

#048: The Atonement (HOTW: Brian Zahnd)

April 30, 2019

What are the different theories surrounding the Atonement? Why did Jesus die on the cross? Who killed him and why? And who decided to Substitute their Penal? Plus, Brian Zahnd (author of Postcards from Babylon, Sinners in the Hands of a Loving God, and A Farewell to Mars) is our Heretic of the Week!

#047: Good, Good Lovin’ (HOTW: Lucas and Christa Gifford)

#047: Good, Good Lovin’ (HOTW: Lucas and Christa Gifford)

April 16, 2019

It's time for the "climax" of our sex series. Listen as the Heretics discuss what good sex looks like in a healthy relationship. Plus, Lucas and Christa Gifford are our Heretics of the Week.

#046: Shaking Hands with the Unemployed (HOTW: Cindy Wang Brandt)

#046: Shaking Hands with the Unemployed (HOTW: Cindy Wang Brandt)

April 2, 2019

Masturbation can be a "touchy" subject. But is it a sin to rub one out? Listen as the Heretics explore the theology of pleasure without shame. Plus, Cindy Wang Brandt, author of Parenting Forward, is our Heretic of the Week!

#045: Shacking Up LIVE Part 2

#045: Shacking Up LIVE Part 2

March 19, 2019

Listen as your favorite heretics answer questions about sex, marriage, parenting, and BDSM.

#044: Shacking Up (HOTW: Mike Machuga) LIVE Part 1

#044: Shacking Up (HOTW: Mike Machuga) LIVE Part 1

March 5, 2019

What about premarital sex? Is it a sin to sleep together before marriage? What does the Bible say about marriage and sex? What makes us "married?" Plus, Mike Machuga is our Heretic of the Week.

#043: For God So Loved His Gay Sons and Daughters (HOTW: Eric Reitan)

#043: For God So Loved His Gay Sons and Daughters (HOTW: Eric Reitan)

February 19, 2019
Did God make Adam, Eve, and Steve? What about those clobber verses in the Bible that "clearly" condemn homosexuality? Should Christians embrace and affirm the LGBTQ Community? Plus, Eric Reitan, author of The Triumph of Love: Same-Sex Marriage and the Christian Love Ethic, as our Heretic of the Week.
#042: Along Came Polyamory (HOTW: Chuck McKnight)

#042: Along Came Polyamory (HOTW: Chuck McKnight)

February 5, 2019

Is polyamory a good idea or a trainwreck waiting to happen? Is it even biblical? We discuss open marriages with our Heretic of the Week, Chuck McKnight, in what may be our most controversial episode yet!