Heretic Happy Hour
#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!

#041: Sidehugs, Modesty, and Purity Culture (HOTW: Teighlor Polendo)

#041: Sidehugs, Modesty, and Purity Culture (HOTW: Teighlor Polendo)

January 22, 2019

What's wrong with side hugs and modesty? Why do Christians play the purity game and how does it create more problems? Plus, Teighlor Polendo of Quoir is our Heretic of the Week.

#040: Porn in the USA (HOTW: Danielle Kingstrom)

#040: Porn in the USA (HOTW: Danielle Kingstrom)

January 8, 2019

Pornography: Is it always bad? Can we learn anything useful from it? Is it at odds with our spiritual life? Plus, Danielle Kingstrom as our Heretic of the Week.

#039: Missionary Madness (HOTW: Arianna Caligiuri)

#039: Missionary Madness (HOTW: Arianna Caligiuri)

December 25, 2018

What happens when evangelism hurts? How do missionary organizations serve as instruments of the State? What's the best way to share the Gospel? Plus, Arianna Caligiuri as our Heretic of the Week.

#038: Worship: Is Jesus My Girlfriend? (HOTW: Brady Toops)

#038: Worship: Is Jesus My Girlfriend? (HOTW: Brady Toops)

December 11, 2018

Why do we worship? How do we worship? Is it all about singing? What about when it becomes emotional manipulation? Or is it more about connecting to God? Plus, singer/songwriter (and former Bachelorette contestant) Brady Toops as our Heretic of the Week!

#037: To Tithe, or Not to Tithe (HOTW: William Paul Young)

#037: To Tithe, or Not to Tithe (HOTW: William Paul Young)

November 27, 2018

Should Christians give 10% to their church, or is that Old Testament legalism? Why is giving good, but tithing a bit complicated? All this and William Paul Young, author of The Shack, as our Heretic of the Week.

#036: Women Be Silent? (HOTW: Rev. Sarah Heath)

#036: Women Be Silent? (HOTW: Rev. Sarah Heath)

November 13, 2018

When it comes to women in ministry, is Paul a misogynist, or are we reading it all wrong? Plus, the Reverend Sarah Heath is our Heretic of the Week.

#035: Lead, Follow, or Get out of the Way? (HOTW: Rachel Held Evans)

#035: Lead, Follow, or Get out of the Way? (HOTW: Rachel Held Evans)

October 30, 2018

What should true church leadership look like? Is it authority-based or influence-based? Plus, Rachel Held Evans (author of Inspired and Searching for Sunday) is our Heretic of the Week.

#034: Equipped for Ministry? (HOTW: Brandon Andress)

#034: Equipped for Ministry? (HOTW: Brandon Andress)

October 16, 2018

What is ministry? Is it only for professional clergy? What about those 58 “One-Anothers” in the Bible? Plus, our Heretic of the Week is Brandon Andress, author of Beauty in the Wreckage: Finding Peace in the Age of Outrage.