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  • S3:E3 - Baking Cakes & Holding Snakes

    Dead Reckoning Podcast - Season 3, Episode 3 In the Spindle segment Jay and Brian discuss the continued assault on religious liberty by LGBT activists, how funny children are, and the perils of checking your guitar with United Airlines. In the Above the Paygrade segment they welcome Janet Sahm, co-founder of Verily Magazine, to talk about the future of the Verily brand. In the Commentary segment Brian argues that knowing a bit about the text of the New Testament might have […]

  • S3:E2 - Camels & Storks

    Dead Reckoning Podcast - Season 3, Episode 2 In the Spindle segment Jay and Brian discuss a recent discovery of camel bones that allegedly “disproves” the Bible, LGBT protests at Wheaton College, and another actress “coming out.” In the Above the Paygrade segment they welcome Joe Baker, founder of Save the Storks, to get an update on their cutting edge pro-life organization. Brian continues his series on the reliability of the Bible in the Commentary segment, asking whether it matters if […]

  • S3:E1 - We’re Back!

    Dead Reckoning Podcast - Season 3, Episode 1 In the Spindle Brian and Jay banter about their Christmas hiatus, sending your kids alone on airplanes, and new changes to the show. In the Above the Paygrade segment they welcome Jennifer Lahl, President of the Center for Bioethics and Culture to talk about her new documentary film, Breeders: A New Subclass of Women? A fascinating interview about the rising global market for surrogates. And the Commentary Brian begins a new series tackling […]

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  • Shutdown, Meltdown, & Margaritas

    Shutdown, Meltdown, & Margaritas

    Dead Reckoning Podcast - Episode 5 In the Spindle segment Brian and Jay talk about the government shutdown, rising costs of college tuition, and a really cool story involving the late novelist Tom Clancy. In the Commentary Brian explains that far from hindering scientific inquiry, Christianity positively encourages it. In the Above the Paygrade segment, they welcome to the show David Bahnsen, founder and Principal of the Bahnsen Group at Morgan Stanley. David explains the among the villains of the […]

  • Grand Theft Auto, Gritty Cartoons, & Christian Belief

    Grand Theft Auto, Gritty Cartoons, & Christian Belief

    Dead Reckoning Postcast - Episode 4 In the Spindle segment Jay and Brian discuss religious terrorism around the world, the world’s greatest prank involving beer, and the astonishing (and degrading) success of the video game, Grand Theft Auto 5. In the Commentary segment Brian discusses the nature of Christian belief and whether it is true that it is the opposite of reason. In the Above the Paygrade segment they welcome to the show Joshua Kemble, an outstanding young cartoonist working […]

  • iChurch, Art Journeys, and Belief

    iChurch, Art Journeys, and Belief

    Season Two: Episode 3 In the Spindle segment, Brian and Jay pull out their inner Abbott & Costello, Jay talks about consumerism in the church and the importance of not having skeletons in the closet, and Brian talks about the NFL’s new contract with Uber, and why you shouldn’t open carry in Starbucks coffee shops. In the Above the Paygrade segment they welcome super-cool CCM rocker and visual artist Chris Taylor to talk about his journey and art. Taylor brings […]

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  • Celebrity, Myth & Horror, and a Special Toast

    Celebrity, Myth & Horror, and a Special Toast

    Season Two: Episode 2 In the Spindle, Jay gets really “Christian” and talks about a Jared Wilson article about Tim Tebow maybe not being needed to advance the cause of Christ. Brian bounces off that with some thoughts regarding Carl Truman telling Christians to give up on transforming culture. Finally, Jay asks Brian for his opinion on Syria. In the Above the Paygrade segment they welcome Hollywood screenwriter and author Brian Godawa to the show to talk about Myth and the […]

  • Miley Cyrus, Religious Persecution, and Virtue

    Miley Cyrus, Religious Persecution, and Virtue

    Season Two: Episode 1 In the Spindle Jay and Brian launch the new Web TV series talking about Miley Cyrus’s clownish performance at the Video Music Awards, why Jesus wants better bands, and the plight of the Coptic Christians in Egypt. In the Above the Paygrade segment they welcome to the show Attorney Jim Campbell with the Alliance Defending Freedom to discuss the recent New Mexico Supreme Court decision that a Christian photographer cannot refuse to photograph a same-sex commitment […]

  • Ep.14 – Persecution, Liturgy, and, Yes, Pork

    Ep.14 - Persecution, Liturgy, and, Yes, Pork

      In the Spindle Jay and Brian discuss the sudden surge in secularists making the lives of Military Chaplains difficult, and how other people expose our own weaknesses.  In the Above Our Paygrade segment they welcome to the studio Brent Stutzman, Associate Pastor of a PCA church plant in the Chicago area, to talk about the importance of liturgy and music in the church. Finally, In Honor of the Pig, Jay regales with culinary stories from his recent trip to […]

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  • Ep.13 – Beer, Racism, and the Hookup Culture

    Ep.13 - Beer, Racism, and the Hookup Culture

    In the Spindle segment, Jay and Brian discuss the future of the craft beer market, the incorrigibility of government regulations, and racism involving the Trayvon Martin/George Zimmerman case.  They are then joined by Casey, the official DRTV bartender for a Bartender Confessions segment. The discussion is loose and entertaining, but takes a very serious turn toward discussing the nihilism of the “hookup” culture. Subscribe on iTunes. For Android users, the RSS feed is here. Show Notes Jay’s Spindle​ Ask Your Cicerone​! Thabiti Anyabwile […]

  • Ep.12 - Commodore Bridger, Burqas, and Babystrollers

    Dead Reckoning Podcast - Episode 12 In the Spindle, Jay talks about Islam and more Islam, while Brian reflects on Feedly’s major tech fail and the wonderful benefits of not reading the news. In the Above the Paygrade segment they welcome Sean R.S. Bridger to the show, Skyping in from the Muslim world. Sean (a pseudonym) lives and works in an unnamed Muslim country, and he gets the designation, “Ecclesiastical Special Forces Operator.” They talk about the contradictions of Islamic […]

  • Ep.11 - Kickstarter, Vitamin Z, and Obesity

    In the Spindle Brian and Jay discuss the social ramifications of Kickstarter campaigns, climate change, getting trolled by Paul Krugman (?), zombies in a hurry, tightrope walking for Jesus, privacy with your cell phone, and bad Kenny Chesney fans. In the Above Our Paygrade segment they welcome Zach Nielsen of the popular blog Take Your Vitamin Z to the show, to talk about ministry, culture, jazz music and Trinitarian theology. Listen in iTunes.

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