37 episodes

Humanising controversial ideas by learning about where we found them and how they change us.
Whether they be religious, political, taboo or politically incorrect.

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    • Religion & Spirituality
    • 5.0, 6 Ratings

Humanising controversial ideas by learning about where we found them and how they change us.
Whether they be religious, political, taboo or politically incorrect.

    The Way the Truth & the Lie

    The Way the Truth & the Lie

    Ex Seventh Day Adventist pastor Matthew Gamble is open and honest about his journey into and out of being a christian pastor. When I was 15 years old I heard Matthew preach at my church gatherings growing up. Now more than 10 years later he has made the decision to not be a pastor any longer and be open and honest about his doubt surrounding his christian faith. 

    We discuss:
    - Does God change people?
    - Where Christianity & Adventism fails
    - Psilocybin, THC, & other Psychedelic drugs
    - Spirituality

    Connect with us
    Tune in to our live podcast recordings on instagram @ideasdigest
    https://www.instagram.com/ideasdigest/
    Email: Ideasdigest@gmail.com    

    Music: Lawson Hull https://www.instagram.com/lawsonhull/

    • 1 hr 46 min
    My Family is Going to Hell

    My Family is Going to Hell

    We chat with long time friend of the show Sam who shares the experience of losing his dad at 14 and how this led him into and then ultimately out of Christianity. This is a raw, human & honest conversation about death, heaven, hell & healing. 

    We discuss -


    Is Hell real? 
    Salvation
    Free will
    Mysticism
    Evangelism
    Spiritual experiences
    Anti-evangelism

    Connect with Sam
    https://www.dearvincent.com/

    Connect with us
    Tune in to our live podcast recordings on instagram @ideasdigest
    https://www.instagram.com/ideasdigest/
    Email: Ideasdigest@gmail.com  

    Music: Lawson Hull
    https://www.instagram.com/lawsonhull/

    • 1 hr 46 min
    Christians Assault the Bible - Brad Jersak

    Christians Assault the Bible - Brad Jersak

    We chat with Author and Scholar Brad Jersak about why he believes interpreting the bible literally (biblical literalism) leads to severe misunderstandings of Jesus & God. We explore his journey discovering a more inclusive and love based reading of the bible & how this has made him a more loving & inclusive person. We speak about; 

    - Penal substitution Atonement theory
    - Biblical Literalism
    - Is God angry or wrathful
    - The nature of God

    Connect with Brad
    https://bradjersak.com/

    Connect with us
    Tune in to our live podcast recordings on instagram @ideasdigest
    https://www.instagram.com/ideasdigest/
    Email: Ideasdigest@gmail.com  

    Music: Lawson Hull
    https://www.instagram.com/lawsonhull/

    • 1 hr 17 min
    The Contagious Drift Away From Christianity - Jon Steingard (Hawk Nelson)

    The Contagious Drift Away From Christianity - Jon Steingard (Hawk Nelson)

    We speak with the Jon Steingard, the lead singer of christian rock band, Hawk Nelson, about his recent instagram post announcing that he is no longer a christian. Jon explains the questions he had about God & his faith that led him away from believing in a God & the new found freedom he has found in embracing the uncertainty that comes after religion.
    We discuss
    - "Why I longer believe in God"
    - The questions that led away from Christianity
    - Deconstructing as a christian public figure


    Connect with Jon
    @jonsteingard


    Connect with us
    Tune in to our live podcast recordings on instagram @ideasdigest
    https://www.instagram.com/ideasdigest/
    Email: Ideasdigest@gmail.com  
    Music: Lawson Hull https://www.instagram.com/lawsonhull/

    • 1 hr 43 min
    Women Shouldn't be Pastors

    Women Shouldn't be Pastors

    We speak with a Southern Baptist named Seth who is a regular contributor to a christian 'news' site called PNP News. We discuss why he believes women can not be pastors and what, if anything would change his stance on the issue.
    In this episode we talk about;
    - Biblical inerrancy
    - Biblical literalism
    - Women in leadership
    - Women in church leadership
    - The worst Christians of 2019
    - requirements to be considered Southern Baptist
    - Apologetics

    Connect with Seth;
    - Podcast: http://www.christiancommute.com/

    Connect with us
    Tune in to our live podcast recordings on instagram @ideasdigest https://www.instagram.com/ideasdigest/
    Email: Ideasdigest@gmail.com  
    Music: Lawson Hull https://www.instagram.com/lawsonhull/

    • 1 hr 15 min
    In and then out of Christian Fundamentalism

    In and then out of Christian Fundamentalism

    In this episode we chat with long time friend of the show, once pastor and now music producer Billy Otto. We explore his personal journey growing up in a conservative christian home, and take a closer look at some of the ideas that led him into non-trinitarian Adventist fundamentalism and then out the other side. Just some of the topics Billy explores;
    - Faith
    - The judgemental nature of fundamentalism
    - Liberal Christianity
    - Conservative Christianity
    - "Remnant Theology"
    - Sex
    - The helpful and unhelpful ideas in Adventistism

    Connect with us
    Tune in to our live podcast recordings on instagram @ideasdigest https://www.instagram.com/ideasdigest/
    Email: Ideasdigest@gmail.com  
    Music: Lawson Hull https://www.instagram.com/lawsonhull/

    • 1 hr 25 min

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