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GUEST POST: Sacred vs. Secular

Josiah Jones, the Millennial Pastor, reflects on why we divide the world into sacred and secular… and why it’s time to move past labels.

Bonnie Kristian’s Flexible Faith

It’s our… 201st episode? Where did 200 go? No time for that now. We’re joined by Bonnie Kristian to talk about what, exactly, counts as Orthodoxy. We dive deep into two topics: Creationism and Politics.

Allison Fallon is Indestructible

Allison Fallon returns to the StoryMen. Since she was last with us, her life...

What Should the Bible Sound Like?

In our last episode before summer break, we revisit the issue of Biblical translation. Drawing on what we learned from Dr. Emily Wilson, we explore the words of the Bible. What kinds of translations are out there? What’s better or worse? And what about the Lord’s Prayer?

Matt Mikalatos has some Good News… for a Change

How do you talk to people about Jesus? Evangelism is one of those topics Christians know they should care about, but often avoid. Matt’s new book makes this scary topic approachable and fun… and of course we get the whole scoop!

A Flexible Faith with Bonnie Kristian

Who counts as a Christian? What is the difference between Orthodoxy and heresy? Author Bonnie Kristian joins us to discuss how our faith can be more flexible. We do a deep dive into two issues: atonement and gender dynamics!

Why it’s racist: calling Black people “monkeys”

Three points explaining why it’s racist to call a Black person a monkey.

Penal Substitution and Incarceration with Dominique Dubois Gilliard

The US Prison System is one of the great, ignored injustices. Author, pastor and activist Dominique Gilliard joins us to explore God’s call to visit those in prison and what that means for Christians today. We explore in depth how the doctrine of Penal Substitutionary Atonement has malformed American Christians to ignore penal injustices.

The Best Board Games with (Geeky) Justin Lee

With the Board Game renaissance well under way, the StoryMen bring on author Justin Lee. We explore our histories with board games and count down some of our current favorites. Listen in and let us know what you’re playing!

ENCORE: Peter Enns on Reading the Bible

The StoryMen catch up on the stories of the week and PPOW, then offer up one of our all-time most popular episodes: we talk with Dr. Peter Enns about how to read the Bible – and what to do when the Bible behaves badly!

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On Stage with Penn and Teller: My Magical Night in Vegas

Can I tell you about one of the most amazing experiences of my life?

Winning Eowyn: Middle Earth Gives Pointers on Wooing Today’s Warrior Woman

Some surprising relevant dating advice straight from Middle Earth

Ill Bible Chick: Everything You Need to Know About Super Bowl 51

The most accurate recap of Super Bowl 51 from Houston, and how the Patriots unbelievable win compares to Freddy Prinze Jr.’s cultural impact.

GUEST POST: Sacred vs. Secular

Josiah Jones, the Millennial Pastor, reflects on why we divide the world into sacred and secular… and why it’s time to move past labels.

Sorry/Not Sorry: Dr. Paige Patterson teaches us how not to apologize

Dr. Paige Patterson, recently in the news for disrespecting women and appearing to encourage women to stay in abusive relationships, sort of apologizes and definitely wants you to think he did.

Thoughts on Good Friday

Are we made up of body and soul? Or are we “just” bodies? I am holding out hope that the question is moot.

4 Ways Pure Flix’s Samson Film Gets the Bible Wrong

The new Pure Flix biopic of Samson gets the biblical strongman’s story totally wrong.

Peter MacDonald, president of the Navajo Code Talkers, shares about the Code Talkers at the White House

Peter MacDonald’s speech about the Navajo Code Talkers and the Navajo Code Talker Museum, on November 27th, 2017.

The facts on U.S. gun violence

You may have seen this meme going around since the tragic incident in Sutherland Springs, but it’s not entirely accurate. Here are the facts.

5 Ways Star Wars Shaped My Fantasy Novel “The Crescent Stone”

My first fantasy novel for young adults, “The Crescent Stone,”...

4 Ways Pure Flix’s Samson Film Gets the Bible Wrong

The new Pure Flix biopic of Samson gets the biblical strongman’s story totally wrong.

Best Horror Films of 2017

JR. counts down his favorite horror films of 2017. What were your favorites?

The X-Files and the Transitive Property of Prayer

The latest season of the X-Files offers a profound meditation on the nature of prayer – even for those outside the faith!

9 Pop Culture Characters to Make the Thanksgiving Parade Actually Interesting

Imagine if the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade was actually awesome. Here’s my vision.

How The OA Failed in 5 Movements

Human genius is not the ability to imagine the untrue, but rather our ability to insist on logic without being restrained by it.

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