The Three C's the Woke world finds offensive: Caucasian, Conservative, Christian. But, you'll find that Alex McFarland's content is not toxic, but timely. The I Hear Ya podcast features issues and opinion-makers who may not always agree, but we approach subjects like culture, politics, religion, and race squarely and factually, bringing solid truths and clarity, and avoiding spin. The goal is to build bridges of understanding through conversation. Thank you very much for listening and giving feedback.
EP 10: A Preacher, a Pastor and a Rabbi Walk into a Podcast...
In this episode, Alex and Odell welcome their first guest to the show, Rabbi Joshua Ben-Gideon. They discuss the recent surge of anti-semitism and ask Joshua questions about Jewish culture in this friendly conversation between three religious leaders.
EP 09: What About the N-Word?
Spring is in the air! Alex and Odell answer two questions from their listeners in this episode. The first involves cookouts. The second tackles the societal precepts of the N-word. Is it ever appropriate for anyone to use it? Join us as we tread carefully to avoid the explicit tag in this thought-provoking discussion! Visit the I Hear Ya store to support the show.
EP 08: Is Cancel Culture Hurting Racial Progress?
Is cancel culture a useful tool, like boycotts, in drawing attention to and fighting racism? Or is it thought policing that will lead to a totalitarian government that would harm everyone? That's the debate Alex and Odell have in this episode of I Hear Ya.
EXTRA: The Derek Chauvin Verdict
Alex and Odell discuss what the death of George Floyd, the trial and its verdict mean to America.
EP 07: What Does the Confederate Flag Mean to You?
Odell asks Alex what the Confederate flag means to him. They also discuss the takedown of Confederate monuments that were put up in the not so distant past due to the romanticism of the Old South, otherwise known as the Lost Cause of the Confederacy. Please support the show with a visit to the store or subscribing in a podcatcher.
EP 06: Are More Integrated Churches in Our Future?
Are more integrated churches in our future? That’s the question Alex poses to Odell on this episode, and Odell describes the distinct culture of the southern Black Church in his answer. Please help support the show with a visit to the iHearYa store or a review on Apple Podcasts!
What we need right now.
Finally, an honest conversation. We all need to learn to respectfully disagree.