Violence has always been with us.  It is a part of our history.  It is a part of our today.  But how violent are we, really, compared to our ancient ancestors?  What even is violence and how do you measure it?

March 24, 2019

Men at Work

What's the difference between work and recreation? Our guidance counselors told us to find what we love to do and we'll never work a day in our lives.  How true is this? Is "work" merely a mindset? 

If you've spent any time on social media, you'll immediately be struck by the lack of charity, poise, and humility in many discussion threads.  In this episode, we offer a primer on the intellectual virtues and what it looks like to embody these in conversations, particularly online.

Don't worry be happy, right? But, what if you don't have enough money to be happy? What is enough? What does it mean to be happy?  In this episode, we have an impromptu back and forth on the merits of how we answer these questions.

Have you ever been offered bread and juice/wine during a church service? It happens quite a bit across the world.  Why are people doing this?  In this episode, we explore a bit of the history behind this practice and how this plays out in a modern context.  What would God care about regarding "communion".

February 24, 2019

#022 - Why Do This Podcast?

Thank you for all of your support! We have been enormously blessed to be able to do this podcast and we wanted to take some time to let you know why we do what we do.  Enjoy and please send us any questions/topics you'd like to see discussed!

You're biased.  You are wired to think in certain ways that can sometimes lead to irrational conclusions.  We might call these ways "cognitive biases".  In this episode, we explore several cognitive biases and put Tony through some tests!

Many of us would like to think we are rational.  But, are we really? In the next two episodes we look at some ways that we fail to be rational.  In this one, Tony and Clinton discuss several fallacies of reasoning.  If we can learn to spot them and avoid them, it will help us be more open to truth.

January 25, 2019

#019 - 11 Lies

Have you ever been lied to? Almost certainly. How about from the pulpit? In this episode, we discuss 11 so-called lies from Paul Young's new book "Lies We Believe About God".

January 18, 2019

#018 - How Old is the Earth?

We live on earth.  It was here before us and will likely be around after us.  But how long has it been here to begin with?  What is the best way to even answer this question and should we use the Bible as a reliable indicator for truth on this subject?  In this episode, we discuss and assess a view known as Young Earth Creationism while attending to data from science and Ancient Near East studies.

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