Joey Svendsen (formerly of BadChristian Podcast) is a pastor who threw out his list of theological “certainties,” embraced mystery, and found freedom. Growing up a fundamentalist evangelical Christian, he now explores faith through a progressive lens. But Joey cares more about people than their positions, and remains closely connected with evangelicals, including many of the staff and attendees of the church where he pastors. Join Joey, his regular commentators and many special guests (progressives, traditionalists, evangelicals, and the totally indifferent) as they discuss God, the Church, cultural issues and anything else that has grabbed Joey’s attention. You’ll also hear honest and unfiltered discussions about stories of tragedy as well as Joey’s own experiences with mental illness. Joey likes to keep the conversations friendly but doesn’t pull punches, and doesn’t hesitate to explore potentially offensive topics. Maybe you love Jesus but aren’t so sure about the church thing, or maybe you’ve got the Heidelberg Catechism tattooed on your forearm – this is a podcast dedicated to coming together in love to talk about the things we all care deeply about but sensitive ears, you’ve been forewarned.

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