MATURE CHRISTIANS SHOULD BE ABLE TO GRADUATE FROM CHURCH

Why are we surprised when seasoned Christians are disinterested in “going to church?” Is it a fair statement to say that their faith in God may be too deep for it? Joey wonders how a non-conformist like Matt fit into the Mars Hill Church culture for so long. We also speculate why Eugene Peterson retracted his statement we discussed last week.

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COMPLEMENTARIANISM FROM A WOMAN'S PERSPECTIVE (MARTHA DAVENPORT)

Can you be a progressive female, and also hold fast to complementarian views of headship and submission in the church and home? BC Club member Martha Davenport explores biblical complementarianism that is closer to egalitarianism than what the evangelical church might have you believe. What the hell did they just say?

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HOW "BEING RELEVANT" BACKFIRED ON THE CHURCH (W/SKYE JETHANI)

Co-host of the Phil Vischer (VeggieTales creator) Podcast and author of multiple books including newest, “What's Wrong With Religion: 9 Things No One Told You About Faith,” Skye Jethani talks the ABC’s of mega-church culture (attendance, buildings, and cash), and how “being relevant” isn’t bidding well for this brand of Christianity. He also recounts some fun stories including blasting a bunch of pastors at a conference he was asked to speak.

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THE POTENTIAL BENEFITS OF NUDITY

Sex is either treated as overly-sacred or overly-vile. This influences how parents manage nudity in their household amongst family members and how “private parts” are treated and discussed. Would society benefit from everyone just chilling out a bit? If nudity wasn’t so taboo, would people’s sexuality benefit?

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CHRISTIANS SHOULD CHOP KATHY GRIFFIN'S HEAD OFF

As a society, we have serious problems with being too serious. We disagree with people but we want to destroy them as well? It’s crazy. It’s getting out of hand when one person’s life and legacy can be defined by 140 characters. Do people need to lighten up even when we're dealing with serious issues? We think so and so should you. If you disagree, then we hate you. JK, but for real.

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