Heretic Happy Hour
Bonus: 2020 Recap and Award Show

Bonus: 2020 Recap and Award Show

January 26, 2021
"And The Winner Is..." Join us for our first annual Heretic of the Year award show. Plus, the hosts share their favorite moments from 2020 and welcome the return of a very special guest.
#094: LGBTQ+ Clobber Passages Part 2 (HOTW: Jared Byas)

#094: LGBTQ+ Clobber Passages Part 2 (HOTW: Jared Byas)

January 19, 2021
It's time to clobber the Clobberers! Did you know there are scriptures that affirm non-normative sexuality? Give your pastor something to think about as we examine non-hetero Bible characters. Plus, Jared Byas, author of Love Matters More: How Fighting to Be Right Keeps Us from Loving Like Jesus, is our Heretic of the Week!
#093: LGBTQ+ Clobber Passages Part 1 (HOTW: Alexander John Shaia)

#093: LGBTQ+ Clobber Passages Part 1 (HOTW: Alexander John Shaia)

January 5, 2021
It's clobberin' time! The heretics dismantle the Bible verses used to bludgeon the LGBTQ+ community to scare them into going straight. Plus, Alexander John Shaia, author of Radical Transformation, is our Heretic of the Week!
 
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#092: Apostle of Apostasy (HOTW: Jeff Turner)

#092: Apostle of Apostasy (HOTW: Jeff Turner)

December 22, 2020
In this final episode of our Reconstruction series, co-host Matthew Distefano shares how his Reconstruction looks a lot like becoming a non-Christian, Jesus-lover. Plus, Jeff Turner, author of The Atheistic Theist, is our Heretic of the Week!
 
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#091: Back to Square 1 (HOTW: Kristin Kobes Du Mez)

#091: Back to Square 1 (HOTW: Kristin Kobes Du Mez)

December 8, 2020

Our Reconstruction Series continues as Keith Giles explains why he created a 90-day online course/community to help people transition into reconstruction without self-destruction. Plus, Kristin Kobes Du Mez, author of Jesus and John Wayne: How White Evangelicals Corrupted a Faith and Fractured a Nation, is our Heretic of the Week!

 
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#090: Finding Church After Deconstruction (HOTW: Brenda Davies of God is Grey)

#090: Finding Church After Deconstruction (HOTW: Brenda Davies of God is Grey)

November 24, 2020

In part 2 of our Reconstruction Series, Rev. Dr. Katy Valentine talks about her own deconstruction process and why it was so important for her to find the "right" church. Plus, Heretic of the Week, Brenda Davies of God is Grey.

 
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#089: Quantum Reconstruction (HOTW: Rob Bell)

#089: Quantum Reconstruction (HOTW: Rob Bell)

November 10, 2020
Our first episode in the Reconstruction Series explores Derrick Day's quantum approach to faith and spirituality. Plus, some guy named Rob Bell is our Heretic of the Week.
 
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#088: The Valentine Day Hostile Takeover!

#088: The Valentine Day Hostile Takeover!

October 27, 2020

Katy Valentine and Derrick Day take over this special episode of the Heretic Happy Hour podcast to discuss their spiritual journeys and their books: For You Were Bought with a Price: Sex, Slavery, and Self-Control in a Pauline Community (GlossaHouse) and Deconstructing Religion.

#087: JFK, 9/11, and the Illuminati (HOTW: Blake Mundell)

#087: JFK, 9/11, and the Illuminati (HOTW: Blake Mundell)

October 13, 2020
In our final Conspiracy Theory episode, the gang explores: Who shot JFK? Was 9-11 an inside job? Are the Illuminati running the world? All this and more will be revealed. Plus, Blake Mundell is our Heretic of the Week.
#086: QAnon, 5G, and Covid! (HOTW: Rita Nakashima Brock)

#086: QAnon, 5G, and Covid! (HOTW: Rita Nakashima Brock)

September 29, 2020

Are we immune to common sense? It's time to retire your tinfoil hats and get real about QAnon, 5G, and the Covid conspiracies. Plus, Rita Nakashima Brock, author of Proverbs of Ashes : Violence, Redemptive Suffering, and the Search for What Saves Us, is our Heretic of the Week!

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