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Control Freak Christianity

Jul 25, 2020

God's nature has often been described in goofy ways, yet the doctrine of the Trinity has some beautiful truths. These truths help us dismantle views of God that cause suffering, confusion, and sometimes even abuse. Joe and Rachel start to scratch the surface on this doctrine, and how it's led them to more joy and trust...

Jul 18, 2020

There is holiness, and then there is an appearance of holiness. They are not the same. The focus on appearing holy but using arbitrary human standards to measure that external holiness causes massive trouble in people, families and communities. 

Jul 11, 2020

Adia Barkley joins hosts Joe and Rachel to tell her story. From arranged near-marriages to a presbytery court on flirting, Adia has been on a wild ride through extreme elements of Authoritarian Fundamentalism. Yet God's kindness and grace show clearly in sustaining her, and helping her heal and grow. 

Jul 4, 2020

Hosts Joe and Rachel lay out the case that sexual abuse is common in many families, churches and organizations that claim Christ. Why is this evil so common? And what can we do about it? Through it all we can have hope that Jesus is bigger than evil and He can help us.