Episode 104: Guest Justin Brierley on Boghossian vs. McGrew!

Unbelievable radio show host Justin Brierley stops by to discuss his recent debate between Peter Boghossian and Tim McGrew, and the ever-so-slippery concept of “faith.” Plus, Phil has more medical fun and gains sympathy for the “average” woman!   Listen to the episode | Download this episode | Find this episode on iTunes

Episode 103: Alien Hunting and Arranged Marriages!

Scientists campaign for more alien-hunting funds, Phil campaigns for arranged marriages and Skye campaigns for shorter sermons. Plus – guess which faith tradition has the hardest time retaining its children?? You’ll never guess! So watch and/or listen to the show to find out!!   Listen to the episode | Download this episode | Find this episode on iTunes

Episode 102: Rob Bell, Oprah, Harvard and HGTV?!

Lots going on this week! Updates on Rob Bell and Oprah. Plus Satanists are in – and then out – at Harvard, and Christian twin brothers are in – and then out – at HGTV. Oh, and Phil has a run-in with six hundred women, a Victorian hotel, and a bat. (Not the baseball kind.) It is truly a mad, mad world!   Listen to the episode | Download this Read More...

Episode 99: The Christian Movie Marketplace with guest Camerin Courtney

British Prime Minister David Cameron and Louisiana try to out-Christian each other, and journalist Camerin Courtney joins the gang to discuss the state of Christians and all the Christiany movies we’re supposed to really really like (“Heaven is for Real,” “God’s Not Dead”) or really really hate (“Noah”). Can’t we just go see the movies we WANT to see?   Listen to the episode | Download this episode | Find Read More...

Episode 97: Peter Boghossian and the Reasonableness of “Faith”

A few months ago Phil reviewed the new book “A Manuel for Creating Atheists” by Dr. Peter Boghossian, and took issue with Bogghossian’s definition of “faith.” Numerous supporters of the book engaged the issue, and a lively debate continued online for more than a month. Several defenders challenged Phil to have the author on the podcast to explain his position, so this week Phil is joined by Dr. Peter Bogghossian Read More...

Episode 96: World Vision, Movies, and More!

The gang discusses World Vision’s controversial new policy. Then, the day after the show is taped and in the can, World Vision changes back. Oops! No time to retape, so we’re a little out of date. But we also have a lively discussion about Phil’s favorite recent movies and Skye’s theology of work. No podcast next week as everyone heads off for spring break!   Listen to the episode | Read More...