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This one is all about the fallacies we use in arguments and disagreements.  We talk ad hominem, the straw man, the texas sharpshooter, the false dilemma and much more. We also give examples from our comment section. As always we are not experts
This episode is all about the Toronto Blessing.  In 1994 at a church by the airport in Toronto revival… arrived. Falling down, rolling around, speaking in tongues, barking like a dog, and turning teeth to gold are some of the strange occurrence
This episode is all about the Fundamentalist church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day saints, or FLDS for short.  We discuss why it broke away from regular LDS (spoilers: it’s polygamy), its history, and of course its human garbage of a prophet War
In this episode we discuss the stranger stories in the bible, we talk prophets getting bears to kill kids, Jesus getting angry at a tree, God Trying to kill Moses, straight up human sacrifice, and more. As always we are not experts, we just goo
This one is all about Saint Teresa of Calcutta herself. We talk about her early years, her decision to become a missionary, and why she was a terrible person. As always we are not experts, we just google this stuff.  Hosted by Trevor Poelman an
This episode is all about Steven Furtick and his cult of personality.  We talk about the early days of Elevation Church in his living room to it becoming a big ol’ megachurch. We discuss his preaching style, the “spontaneous baptisms,” his view
Happy 4th of July! This one is all about evangelical america’s obsession with guns. As always we are not experts, we just google this stuff. Hosted by Trevor Poelman and Damien Doepping Support us on patreon: https://www.patreon.com/beliefitorn
This episode is all about Christianity’s stunning track record when it comes to be bigotted toward the LGBTQIA community. We talk early christianity, WW2, Anita Bryant, Jerry Falwell, Reagan’s terrible response to the AIDS epidemic, so much mor
Teen Mania looked like any other evangelical ministry aimed at saving teens for the lord by putting on youth conferences and organizing missions trips. However what was really going on was far more sinister and far more dangerous. We talk about
This episode is all about Billy Graham and his family. We talk about the life of Billy and the influence he had. We talk about the early days and marriage of Billy and Ruth. We discuss the family life in the Graham household, and how each of th
We’ve been asked lately by a number of people how, when, or if they should tell their families they no longer believe in God. This is our attempt to answer that question. As always we are not experts, we just google this stuff. Hosted by Trevor
Christian apologists have defended over and over again why the bible defends slavery, or at least try to argue why it doesn’t, but what does the bible actually say? How did Christian slave owners in America justify owning humans? And why do so
In this episode we talk more about those awful religious leaders who took advantage of people, broke the law, were just kinda shady, or were plain old hypocrites. We talk Carl Lentz, Ravi Zacharias, John Crist, and so on and so forth. They’re g
This episode is all about christians and their views on gender. We talk about outdated and insane gender roles, strange dress codes, and the ordination of women. We also discuss their reaction to trans people existing and which churches are mor
You’ve seen the John 3:16 signs at sports games but do you know who started that whole thing? It was all thanks to a man named Rollen Stewart aka Rockin Rollin aka Raibow Man aka The John 3:16 guy. We discuss his heartbreaking early life, his p
In this episode we discuss the video game company Wisdom Tree. We talk about how they got around Nintendo’s chip and how they jumped on an opportunity with the christian market. We talk about their classic games like Bible Adventures Game, King
This episode is all about Gwyneth Paltrow’s Goop. We discuss the outrageous claims and products like the jade egg, vaginal steaming, bee sting therapy, vampire facials, and goats mild detoxes. We also talk about false advertising claims, false
This episode is all about Gwyneth Paltrow’s Goop. We discuss the outrageous claims and products like the jade egg, vaginal steaming, bee sting therapy, vampire facials, and goats mild detoxes. We also talk about false advertising claims, fals
This episode is all about the failed predictions of the Jehovah’s Witnesses and the Watchtower Society. We discuss 1914, 1925, 1975, and all the other years the world was supposed to end. We discuss why people buy into these predictions, why it
This episode is all about the failed predictions of the Jehovah’s Witnesses and the Watchtower Society. We discuss 1914, 1925, 1975, and all the other years the world was supposed to end. We discuss why people buy into these predictions, why
This episode is all out Mike Seaver, that’s right, we’re talking about Kirk Cameron. We discuss his movie career, the banana man, the crocoduck, and his homophobia As always we are not experts, we just google this stuff. Hosted by Trevor Poelma
In this episode, we talk about the world of religion in 2020. We discuss churches ignoring COVID, a crazy cult lady becoming a supreme court justice, George Pell being released from prison, a kid becoming one step closer to being the saint of t
It’s the most wonderful time of the year. In this episode, we talk about the history of Christmas and a number of Christmas traditions. We discuss the pagan, Norse, and Roman roots of the holiday. We talk about Christmas trees, mistletoe, leavi
This episode is all about TV preachers or Televangelists as they are affectionately called. We talk about the early days of radio, and the evolution from just filming a church service to creating television empires with mansions and private je
This episode is all about TV preachers or Televangelists as they are affectionately called. We talk about the early days of radio, and the evolution from just filming a church service to creating television empires with mansions and private jet
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