January 20th, 2018
There was a lot of discussion around disparaging comments about Haiti, African countries, and El Salvador. The language isn't coded anymore. Do we prefer this level of honesty or the traditional coded versions? This week, we're talking dog whistles, Aristotle, Shakespeare, Climate Theory, and how the view of darkskin as undesirable evolved. We tie all of this together in one extra large episode.
January 13th, 2018
This week we discuss cursing versus cussing and all manner of language. We get into the history of profanity, its church roots, kids and cussing, and what the Bible says about it all. Can you cuss? Why TF not?
Listen, learn, share.
January 4th, 2018
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.
December 16th, 2017
Amera Bee officially joins the Faith Uncut podcast this week as a regular host! Just in time for us to discuss the Purpose of Prayer. We dig into the Harvard Prayer Study, the effectiveness of prayer, prayer weirdos, God's omniscience, meditation and Neil Degrasse Tyson. It is a lot but all of it helps us understand prayer's purpose a little better. We hope it does the same for you.
December 14th, 2017
In this Extended Cut, Amera joins us again to weigh in on the Alabama election results. We're talking Black women, Evangelicals, and what Doug Jones' victory in Alabama means for 2018.
December 9th, 2017
This week JW is back to answer the question of if Jesus of Nazareth was a social justice warrior? We're looking at the types of things he said and did. If Christians are his followers and he was, what does that mean for us?
December 3rd, 2017
This week we're visited by one of the Faith Uncut group administrators, Amera Bee. Amera guides us through the various power structures affecting our churches and communities, how they impact different groups, navigating those dynamics.
November 19th, 2017
So much of the Christian faith hinges on what happened in the beginning. This week, we discuss whether there are two separate creation stories in Genesis, the first marriage, if the description of creation literal or figurative, and all of these questions are pivotal to your faith.
November 12th, 2017
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 and sharing that story with us.
October 21st, 2017
Why does the approach of evangelicalism look similar to colonialism? We're discussing the history and where we think things have gone wrong. We challenge a common understanding of the Great Commission as we explore if Jesus really asked us to convert everyone. If not, then what did he mean?