Freemind

Freedom from captivity to the spirit of the age, and freedom to increasingly take on the mind of Christ.

About the show

Bible scholar Dr. Ben Witherington often says that we live in a “biblically illiterate, Jesus haunted culture.” Though we have retained some vague notions about Jesus and Christianity, the decline of biblical literacy along with education in general and critical thinking in particular has made us easy prey for the constant barrage of false ideas that press in on us from every angle. This is true even for many of us in the Church—we have succumbed to the spirit of the age being more influenced by Hollywood and social media than by Scripture, reason, and common sense. We often find ourselves at a loss for how to respond to cultural hot topics in everything from sexual morality to politics to science etc. Thus, our purpose at Freemind is to provide a thoughtful analysis of these topics as they arise utilizing the tools of biblical theology and philosophy.

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Episodes and Blog Entries

  • The Third Sex? Interview with Author Kent Philpott Live from NRB

    Episode  |  March 5th, 2020  |  Season 2  |  56 mins 20 secs

    Seth and Nirva had the opportunity to attend the National Religious Broadcasters conference and interviewed multiple special guests! On this first episode, they interview the author of "The Third Sex? Revisited: Homosexual and Transgender Issues from a Biblical Perspective", Kent Philpott.

  • Does Max Lucado Endorse Jen Hatmaker and Progressive Christianity?

    Episode  |  February 17th, 2020  |  Season 2  |  1 hr 4 mins

    We discuss Max Lucado appearing on the Jen Hatmaker podcast, the ramifications of his comments along with Progressive Christianity and Richard Rohr.

  • Halftime Show: Empowering or Explicit?

    Episode  |  February 11th, 2020  |  Season 2  |  1 hr 10 secs

    Was this year’s Halftime show a display of women empowerment, or something indicative of our Nation’s moral decline? We discuss in detail and reference the following articles.

  • How Should Christians Deal with Heresy?

    Episode  |  February 3rd, 2020  |  Season 2  |  1 hr 33 secs

    Freemind is BACK and we have some big news to share! We also discuss what Jesus and Paul instruct about dealing with heresy and false teaching from fellow Christians.

  • Escaping African Civil War and a Raising of the Dead: Interview with Médine Keener

    Episode  |  January 8th, 2020  |  Season 2  |  48 mins 39 secs

    Our first episode of 2020 is a very special interview with Médine Keener. She has an incredible story of living through an African Civil War, witnessing healings, and then marrying the author of Miracles, Craig Keener! Catch the video of this episode on YouTube where we filmed for the first time in the Freemind tour bus!

  • Looking Back at 2019

    Episode  |  December 30th, 2019  |  Season 1  |  34 mins 15 secs

    We look back at some of our favorite episodes, read some listener feedback, and look forward to 2020!

  • Prepare for an Awakening

    Episode  |  December 23rd, 2019  |  Season 1  |  48 mins 14 secs

    We continue our discussion of Mario Murillo’s book, Vessels of Fire and Glory, and look forward to what 2020 may bring.

  • A Diagnosis of the American Church

    Episode  |  December 16th, 2019  |  Season 1  |  54 mins 7 secs

    We discuss the book “Vessels of Fire and Glory” by Mario Murillo and the state of the American Church. Don’t forget to send us your favorite episodes and why! DM us on Instagram @freemindfm, or email: podcast@freemind.fm

  • The Chick-fil-A Saga Unfolds — More Unfortunate News

    Episode  |  December 2nd, 2019  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 10 mins

    Even more news has come out regarding Chick-fil-A and its business decisions going back to 2014. We dig even further into the issue and discover what’s really going on.

  • Closed on Sunday, You’re My Chick-fil-A?

    Episode  |  November 25th, 2019  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 16 mins

    Chick-fil-A has recently changed what organizations they support through donations, and considering that has been a point of contention with LGBT activists, could it be connected? We discuss at length the many viewpoints and articles that have come out in the last week.

  • The Latest In Progressive Christianity with Alisa Childers

    Episode  |  November 18th, 2019  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 5 mins

    Freemind goes on the road for a LIVE show at Label Live in Nashville, TN! Alisa Childers returns as our special guest as we dive into Progressive Christianity and take questions from the audience.

  • John Crist and Moral Failure in the Church

    Episode  |  November 11th, 2019  |  Season 1  |  43 mins 18 secs

    Christian comedian John Crist fields accusations of sexting, harassment and more leading to the cancellation of his tour and upcoming Netflix special. We discuss moral failure in the church world and what it means to recover well.

  • Why I Still Believe with Special Guest Mary Jo Sharp

    Episode  |  November 5th, 2019  |  Season 1  |  54 mins 8 secs

    Special Guest Mary Jo Sharp joins us on Freemind to discuss her new book: Why I Still Believe: A Former Atheist’s Reckoning with the Bad Reputation Christians Give a Good God

  • Kanye West Drops “Jesus Is King”

    Episode  |  October 28th, 2019  |  Season 1  |  34 mins 51 secs

    Is Kanye a Christian now? How’s the new album? We discuss all things Kanye West on this bonus episode.

  • John MacArthur and Beth Moore

    Episode  |  October 28th, 2019  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 7 secs

    After reflecting on the loss of TobyMac’s son, we discuss John MacArthur’s comments concerning Beth Moore, egalitarianism and more.

  • NBA’s Hypocrisy Exposed

    Episode  |  October 21st, 2019  |  Season 1  |  52 mins 23 secs

    Money talks, and the NBA walks. We discuss the latest China / NBA Drama and Lebron James’ response to the ordeal.