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Heretic Happy Hour is an unapologetically irreverent, crass, and sometimes profound conversation about the Christian faith. Hosts Keith Giles, Katy Valentine, Derrick Day, and Matthew Distefano pull no punches and leave no stones unturned. For some serious sacred cow-tipping, there’s nothing better than spending an hour of your time with us.

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Heretic Happy Hour is an unapologetically irreverent, crass, and sometimes profound conversation about the Christian faith. Hosts Keith Giles, Katy Valentine, Derrick Day, and Matthew Distefano pull no punches and leave no stones unturned. For some serious sacred cow-tipping, there’s nothing better than spending an hour of your time with us.

    #093: LGBTQ+ Clobber Passages Part 1 (HOTW: Alexander John Shaia)

    #093: LGBTQ+ Clobber Passages Part 1 (HOTW: Alexander John Shaia)

    It's clobberin' time! The heretics dismantle the Bible verses used to bludgeon the LGBTQ+ community to scare them into going straight. Plus, Alexander John Shaia, author of Radical Transformation, is our Heretic of the Week!

     
    Show Links:
    Katy's Course: Finding the Perfect Church for You
    Keith's Course: Square 1

    • 1 hr 26 min
    #092: Apostle of Apostasy (HOTW: Jeff Turner)

    #092: Apostle of Apostasy (HOTW: Jeff Turner)

    In this final episode of our Reconstruction series, co-host Matthew Distefano shares how his Reconstruction looks a lot like becoming a non-Christian, Jesus-lover. Plus, Jeff Turner, author of The Atheistic Theist, is our Heretic of the Week!
     
    Show Links:
    Katy's Course: Finding the Perfect Church for You
    Keith's Course: Square 1

    • 1 hr 9 min
    #091: Back to Square 1 (HOTW: Kristin Kobes Du Mez)

    #091: Back to Square 1 (HOTW: Kristin Kobes Du Mez)

    Our Reconstruction Series continues as Keith Giles explains why he created a 90-day online course/community to help people transition into reconstruction without self-destruction. Plus, Kristin Kobes Du Mez, author of Jesus and John Wayne: How White Evangelicals Corrupted a Faith and Fractured a Nation, is our Heretic of the Week!
     
    Show Links:
    Katy's Course: Finding the Perfect Church for You
    Keith's Course: Square 1

    • 1 hr 13 min
    #090: Finding Church After Deconstruction (HOTW: Brenda Davies of God is Grey)

    #090: Finding Church After Deconstruction (HOTW: Brenda Davies of God is Grey)

    In part 2 of our Reconstruction Series, Rev. Dr. Katy Valentine talks about her own deconstruction process and why it was so important for her to find the "right" church. Plus, Heretic of the Week, Brenda Davies of God is Grey.
     
    Show Links:
    Katy's Course: Finding the Perfect Church for You
    Keith's Course: Square 1

    • 1 hr 11 min
    #089: Quantum Reconstruction (HOTW: Rob Bell)

    #089: Quantum Reconstruction (HOTW: Rob Bell)

    Our first episode in the Reconstruction Series explores Derrick Day's quantum approach to faith and spirituality. Plus, some guy named Rob Bell is our Heretic of the Week.

     
    Show Links:
    Katy's Course: Finding the Perfect Church for You
    Keith's Course: Square 1

    • 1 hr 14 min
    #088: The Valentine Day Hostile Takeover!

    #088: The Valentine Day Hostile Takeover!

    Katy Valentine and Derrick Day take over this special episode of the Heretic Happy Hour podcast to discuss their spiritual journeys and their books: For You Were Bought with a Price: Sex, Slavery, and Self-Control in a Pauline Community (GlossaHouse) and Deconstructing Religion.

    • 1 hr 9 min

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