Faith Uncut

Exploring faith in ways that might get you kicked out of most churches.

Be Healed with Nickolas Gaines

March 7th, 2021

Healing is difficult, messy, and necessary work. It is work we do in community. When done right, we are made whole and we have the same impact on those around us. Nickolas Gaines joins us this week to provide a roadmap toward healing. This is a journey for all of us. Let’s begin together. 

A Very Special Episode w/Nickolas Gaines

February 27th, 2021

Nickolas Gaines joins us again we learn how we can heal and be whole. We deal with the impact of the pandemic on our children and how to navigate all of the changes they are experiencing. Nick introduces the concept of reparenting and how it helps us in our healing process.

Hoodoo with Dr. Iyelli Ichile

February 15th, 2021

The African American religious tradition is varied. One of those traditions is distinctly ours. It was created for and maintained by us. Hoodoo is the faith of our ancestors. Its influences continue to touch most areas of Black American life. In this episode, we're joined by Dr. Iyelli Ichile, as we explore this faith that sustained our ancestors and why it is especially important for us to consider it in the 21st century.

The Reckoning

January 25th, 2021

Following the Capitol Insurrection and the role the American Church has played in the events and what preceded it. In this episode, Mike & Amera explore how those events may change the religious landscape.

Process Theology w/Dr. Monica A. Coleman

November 21st, 2020
Rev. Dr. Monica A. Coleman joins us this week as we dive into Process Theology. Dr. Coleman discusses how Process Theology answers the question about evil and suffering, God’s power, and our place in this ever-changing universe. Join us as we liberate our faith!
Check out more of Dr. Coleman's work at
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The Power of Story

November 3rd, 2020

Ahead of the election, we’re discussing the function and power of story.  We look at the hero’s journey in the Bible and the theology of Parable of the Sower, The Color Purple, and Lovecraft Country. All of these tell stories around identity. We are asking who tells our stories and how do we reclaim that power?

American Civil Religion

October 10th, 2020

Is the separation of Church and State possible when the two are the same? This week, we discuss how and why American Civil Religion performs Christian faith and how the two are radically different. 


September 19th, 2020

Find out where we've been and what we're doing now. 

Hebrew Israelites

July 19th, 2020

Nick Cannon found some trouble last week. The ideas that led him there have their roots in Hebrew Israelite theology. This week, we’re talking through those ideas, where they come from, what they mean, and whether they can be the voice of Black liberation and affirmation. 

This is America

June 20th, 2020

Pandemic, Protests, and Progress. This week, we’re discussing the impact of 4 weeks of protests against racial injustice. The conversation to Defund the Police is not going anywhere, so provide a Faith Uncut take on the discussion. What does Black Lives Matter mean once we accept that reality? We’re talking about all of it this week. 

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