Wade Hodges: October Wrapup

Wade Hodges returns to the show to do a super classy wrapup show discussing Luke’s foray into blogging, Christians who can live in paradox, the four hats a preacher wears, foul mouthed guests, and Wade attempts to figure out the upcoming guests for November.


Frank Schaeffer: Why I Am an Atheist who Believes in God.

Author Frank Schaeffer joins the show to discuss growing up as Evangelical royalty, embracing paradox, choosing empathy over theology, asking “What is beautiful?” How religion hurts people, yet he’s still at church every Sunday and Why I am an Atheist Who Believes in God.

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Brian Zahnd: A Farewell to Mars

Pastor and Author Brian Zahnd joins the show to talk his live tweeting of the Left Behind movie, growing up in the Jesus movement, his greatest sin and A Farewell to Mars.


Anna Carter Florence: Preaching

Dr. Anna Carter Florence joins the show in front of a live audience to discuss the intersection of standup and preaching, setting the text free, and why Luke needs to go to Columbia Seminary.



Richard Beck: Warfare Theology

Richard Beck rejoins the show to discuss his new BFF Greg Boyd, Warfare Theology, agnosticism about the Devil, the weakness of Progressives’ treatment of evil, the legitimacy of Free Will, how guilt is good, his desire to make amends with his hero Nadia Bolz-Weber, and of course Lady Gaga.


Shane Hipps: Purpose

Shane Hipps rejoins the show to discuss finding one’s purpose, listening to desires, being a reluctant pastor, going to church after being a pastor and the difference between Mennonites and Mormons.


Rich Little: Transformation

Dr. Rich Little, Luke’s freshman Bible teacher, joins the show to discuss the transition that made him leave his job at Harding University, theology as a human construct, how temperament affects how we view God, what scripture is, and his hippy view of nature.