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

  • 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:

  • 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.

  • Dealing With Doubt with Brett Kunkle

    Episode  |  October 14th, 2019  |  Season 1  |  53 mins 40 secs

    We’re back in the studio this week with special guest and founder of Maven Truth, Brett Kunkle! Brett is a fellow contributor to Stand to Reason, Impact 360, and breaks down the different struggles Christians can have with doubt.

  • LIVE from A Better Way Ministries

    Episode  |  October 7th, 2019  |  Season 1  |  38 mins 35 secs

    Our first LIVE podcast, recorded at A Better Way Ministries in Senoia, Georgia! We had the privilege of interviewing two of the men going through this incredible discipleship and recovery program for men.

  • The Seductions of Superstar Christianity

    Episode  |  September 30th, 2019  |  Season 1  |  40 mins 40 secs

    We answer a few listener questions concerning our interview with J. P. Moreland on Anxiety and Depression and go on to discuss “celebrity christianity”.

  • Overcoming Anxiety & Depression with J. P. Moreland

    Episode  |  September 24th, 2019  |  Season 1  |  53 mins 8 secs

    We’re honored to have Dr. J. P. Moreland, professor at Talbot School of Theology on the show this week as we discuss his latest book, Finding Quiet: Overcoming Anxiety and the Practices that Brought Peace.

  • Mental Health, the Church, and the Suicide of Jarrid Wilson

    Episode  |  September 16th, 2019  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 6 mins

    After the tragedy of Pastor Jarrid Wilson’s suicide we discuss how the church handles mental illness, anxiety, and some practical strategies from J. P. Moreland’s latest book.