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A home for the creative intellectual. Exploring art, faith, and philosophy in thoughtful, engaging, and sometimes hysterical conversations. Host Joseph Holmes alongside Nathan Clarkson with an array of unique and influential guests overthink EVERYTHING. Grab a drink and join the discussion!

The Overthinkers Joseph Holmes and Nathan Clarkson

    • Religion & Spirituality

A home for the creative intellectual. Exploring art, faith, and philosophy in thoughtful, engaging, and sometimes hysterical conversations. Host Joseph Holmes alongside Nathan Clarkson with an array of unique and influential guests overthink EVERYTHING. Grab a drink and join the discussion!

    Why Are Young People Leaving The Church? (With Dr. Glenn Packiam)

    Why Are Young People Leaving The Church? (With Dr. Glenn Packiam)

    Joseph Holmes and Nathan Clarkson welcome Pastor and author Dr. Glenn Packiam to discuss why so many young people are leaving the church and what church leaders should do if they want to win them back.

    • 56 min
    Why is Stoicism So Popular?

    Why is Stoicism So Popular?

    Joseph Holmes and Nathan Clarkson sit down to discuss their newest favorite philosophy obsession: stoicism. Why is stoicism so popular today--particularly among young men? What are its strengths and weaknesses? Is it an adequate replacement for Christianity? And what explains the particularly intense hatred people have for stoicism?


    Check out this episode as Joseph and Nathan geek out over philosophy and give what might be the definitive guide to navigating the world of modern stoicism. You won't want to miss it.

    • 59 min
    Why Aren‘t Christians Funny? (With Thor Ramsey and Christopher Shawn Shaw)

    Why Aren‘t Christians Funny? (With Thor Ramsey and Christopher Shawn Shaw)

    Joseph Holmes and Nathan Clarkson are joined by the creators of the new Christian comedy "Church People"--filmmaker Christopher Shawn Shaw and comedian Thor Ramsey--to discuss why Christians haven't achieved mainstream success in comedy. Are Christians just not as funny as non-Christians? Find out here. 

    • 1 hr 20 min
    Why Do We Need Imagination? (With Joy Clarkson)

    Why Do We Need Imagination? (With Joy Clarkson)

    Joseph Holmes and Nathan Clarkson are joined once again by Joy Carkson to discuss her and Nathan's new book, "The Clubhouse", why imagination is important, why people are afraid of it... oh, and why The Green Knight is so bad. (Yeah. We go there.)

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Are Screens Bad for Us? (With Nathan Sherrer)

    Are Screens Bad for Us? (With Nathan Sherrer)

    Our world is dominated by screens--computer screens, TV screens, phone screens. Is that bad? Should we get rid of them, or how do we regulate them in our lives so they help us and don't harm us? Joseph Holmes and Nathan Clarkson welcome back Nathan Sherrer to discuss.

    • 55 min
    How Can Artists Support Themselves?

    How Can Artists Support Themselves?

    Joseph Holmes and Nathan Clarkson discuss their experiences trying to make it as struggling artists and give advice on how others can do so in addition to discussing why so many artists struggle to make it.

    • 1 hr

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