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  • Ep. 8: Supporting Dodgy Movies, Chicago Craft Brews and Hipster Boots

    Ep. 8: Supporting Dodgy Movies, Chicago Craft Brews and Hipster Boots

    It’s the first Spindle in the aftermath of Brian’s viral Noah movie review. Jay and Brian address a Youtube user’s question about when a Christian should or should not support a movie, we talk about a Paste Mag article about the Chicago craft beer scene and Brian pokes fun at Jay’s clothes.

  • Ep. 8: Brian Godawa and the Ramifications of Noah

    Ep. 8: Brian Godawa and the Ramifications of Noah

    Two of the most hotly contested reviewers of Noah, Brian Godawa and Brian Mattson swap some thoughts about the movie and possible ramifications this could have on Hollywood and American evangelicalism.

  • Ep 8: Noah and Its Critics

    Ep 8: Noah and Its Critics

    In this episode Brian responds to a number of criticisms of his review of Noah. He remains unconvinced of attempts to deny Aronofsky’s gnostic themes. His commentary His critics

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  • Ep. 7: The Dead Sea Scrolls

    Ep. 7: The Dead Sea Scrolls

    Brian shifts to discuss the transmission reliability of the Old Testament in this episode, including some background on the greatest archaeological discovery of our lifetimes, the Dead Sea Scrolls. Hear why they’re important!

  • Ep. 7: Hadley Heath on Hobby Lobby!

    Ep. 7: Hadley Heath on Hobby Lobby!

    In the Above the Paygrade segment Brian welcomes back to the show Hadley Heath, Policy Analyst for the Independent Women’s Forum, to discuss the Supreme Court arguments in the Hobby Lobby and Conestoga Wood cases challenging Obamacare’s HHS mandate requiring the coverage of abortifacient contraceptives. Hadley and the IWF have some uniques insights into the case that are worth hearing!

  • Ep. 7: Being Sick, Star Wars, and World Vision

    Ep. 7: Being Sick, Star Wars, and World Vision

    In the Spindle Jay’s got a “man cold,” needing tender love and care. Brian talks about showing his kids the original Star Wars for the first time, which leads to a discussion of JJ Abrams and his forthcoming sequel. The conversation finally weaves its way around to discussing World Vision’s strange new hiring policy: homosex is good, adultery bad! (This took place before they reversed themselves.

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  • Ep. 6: Why So Many Translations?

    Ep. 6: Why So Many Translations?

    In the Commentary segment Brian addresses head-on the mistaken notion that a multitude of translations makes a text less reliable. Translations have different purposes and challenges, but the end result is a more reliable Bible, not less!

  • Ep. 6: Wesley J. Smith on the War on Humans!

    Ep. 6: Wesley J. Smith on the War on Humans!

    In the Above the Paygrade segment Brian and Jay welcome to the show Wesley J. Smith, Senior Fellow with the Discovery Institute, prolific author, speaker, and devoted defender of the human race. Brian and Wesley talk about his new EBook and documentary, War on Humans, the importance of human exceptionalism and dangers of its erosion in the environmental movement.

  • Ep. 6: Spring Biking, Worldviews, and Story

    Ep. 6: Spring Biking, Worldviews, and Story

    In the Spindle segment Brian and Jay talk about breaking out the bikes for Spring! Jay tells about teaching basic filmmaking to 5th and 6th graders, and Brian reflects on his big preaching gig over the weekend.

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  • Ep. 5: Texts Must Be Weighed, Not Counted

    Ep. 5: Texts Must Be Weighed, Not Counted

    Brian continues his series on the reliability of the New Testament, arguing that not all copies are created equal. There are ways of discerning additions to the original text-differences between copies do not make the text as a whole unreliable.

  • Ep. 5: Erick Erickson on Mordor, Food, Religion and Politics

    Ep. 5: Erick Erickson on Mordor, Food, Religion and Politics

    The Above the Paygrade segment DRTV welcomes Erick Erickson, RedState.com founder, talk radio host, and Fox News contributor. Instead of talking abou political analysis, they talk about keeping priorities, not worshiping politics, cooking and food, and, yes, of course, a little about the 2016 presidential campaign.

  • Ep. 5: Telly Award! Missing Planes, and Tech Difficulties

    Ep. 5: Telly Award! Missing Planes, and Tech Difficulties

    In the spindle segment a tired Jay and Brian celebrate their recent Bronze medal Telly Award, the mysteries of missing Malaysian Flight 370, the trials of being an independent filmmaker, and finally, they, er, deal with some technical difficulties.

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