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Good Christian Fun is a podcast delving into the strange upside-down world of Christian pop culture. Hosts Kevin T. Porter and Caroline Ely are your tour guides through the weird and hilarious world of faith-based entertainment. GCF is a show for skeptics and believers alike, all are welcome. Don’t worry, they won’t make you go to church ;)
 
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Kevin and Caroline take calls from YOU, the fans, and love every minute of it. Subscribe to our Patreon to get a weekly 2nd Service episode and become a "Patreon saint" ;) GCF - Second Service Patreon! CHARITY: This month we're matching iTunes reviews with donations to Feeding America! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
 
In this episode Mason chats with Jes Kast (and the occasional appearance of her puppy) about whether queer Christians should stay in conservative churches or not. We also talk about why I should become a Calvinist and much more. Guest Bio/Info: Jes Kast is a queer progressive minister and constructive theologian. Find Jes here: revjeskast.com Twitt…
 
Katie Callahan (@katie_callahan_music) joins Kevin and Caroline to talk about Consuming Fire, a Third Day song from their 1996 self-titled album. Subscribe to our Patreon to get a weekly 2nd Service episode and become a "Patreon saint" ;) GCF - Second Service Patreon! CHARITY: This month we're matching iTunes reviews with donations to Feeding Ameri…
 
Hello loves! This week I had such an incredible time getting to talk to Fallon Lapan, a body-centered psychotherapist (LICSW), and coach. Her work involves helping her clients with the development of deeper understanding and communication with themselves, moving through blockages, healing their relationships to trauma, and becoming more empowered, …
 
Brenda Marie Davies joins Kevin and Caroline to talk about Bless This Child, a 2000 supernatural horror film about a woman who discovers that her niece, whom she has adopted, is being sought by a Satanic cult seeking to use her. Subscribe to our Patreon to get a weekly 2nd Service episode and become a "Patreon saint" ;) GCF - Second Service Patreon…
 
Hello people of the world! Oh how I have missed you all so much. I am pumped to be back with an incredible interview to share this week with Mimi Kuo-Deemer. Mimi is an author and teacher of both students and other teachers of qigong, internal martial arts (6th generation Baguazhang), mindfulness and yoga. I got the chance to pick her brain for an …
 
Mason chats with Dante Stewart about his new book, Shoutin' in the Fire: An American Epistle. We chat about how infectious white supremacy is and why Jesus is Black, and much more. Guest Bio/Info: Dante Stewart is a writer and speaker and recent author of Shoutin' in the Fire: An American Epistle. Find Dante here: dantecstewart.com Twitter: @stewar…
 
Liz Maupin joins Kevin and guest host Alyssa Sabo to talk about Ocean Floor by Audio Adrenaline. Subscribe to our Patreon to get a weekly 2nd Service episode and become a "Patreon saint" ;) GCF - Second Service Patreon! CHARITY: This month we're matching iTunes reviews with donations to Feeding America! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy infor…
 
Lola Blanc and Meagan Elizabeth (@oohlalola & @meagangrainger) join Kevin and Caroline to talk about The Way Down, a docuseries the follows Gwen Shamblin Lara, the founder of a diet program Weigh Down Workshop, and The Remnant Fellowship, a Christian cult led by Shamblin Lara. Subscribe to our Patreon to get a weekly 2nd Service episode and become …
 
In this episode of Sacred Tension, I speak with pagan, author, and libertarian anarchist Logan Albright about his book Conform Or Be Cast Out. We discuss the literal demonization of outsiders, how to interact with political and ideological outsiders, and much more. Find his work at loganalbright.com Become a patron so I can continue my crippling co…
 
Mason chat with Hillary McBride about her new book The Wisdom of Your Body: Finding Healing, Wholeness, and Connection through Embodied Living. They chat about what science is learning about the body, why embodiment is important to justice, and how you can be more embodied. Guest Bio/Info: Hillary McBride is a therapist, researcher, podcaster, and …
 
Michael Mohan (@michaelmohan) joins Kevin and Caroline to talk about The Apple, a 1980 science fiction musical comedy. Subscribe to our Patreon to get a weekly 2nd Service episode and become a "Patreon saint" ;) GCF - Second Service Patreon! CHARITY: This month we're matching iTunes reviews with donations to Feeding America! See omnystudio.com/list…
 
In this episode of Sacred Tension, Minister of Satan Shiva Honey returns to discuss death and dying within a Satanic context. We discuss grief in the age of Covid, forgiveness, the deaths of abusers, the role of psychedelics in ritual, and much more. Support Shiva Honey's project on death and dying here: https://www.serpentinae.com/ Become a patron…
 
Nick Costanza (@nick_costanza, Reactivaders podcast) joins Kevin and Caroline to talk about Tim Hawkins, a Christian comedian and musician known for his parody songs. Subscribe to our Patreon to get a weekly 2nd Service episode and become a "Patreon saint" ;) GCF - Second Service Patreon! CHARITY: This month we're matching iTunes reviews with donat…
 
In this episode of Sacred Tension, free speech lawyer Adam Goldstein returns to discuss the culture war over Critical Race Theory. Learn more about Adam Goldstein and FIRE here: https://www.thefire.org/ Become a patron so I can continue my crippling content creation addiction: https://www.patreon.com/StephenBradfordLong Join my Discord server: http…
 
Mason chats with Dr. Angela Parker about her new book, If God Still Breathes, Why Can't I?: Black Lives Matter and Biblical Authority. We chat about the oppressive history of biblical inerrancy, how the Bible ought to shape our faith, and much more. Guest Bio/Info: Dr. Angela Parker is assistant professor of New Testament and Greek at McAfee School…
 
I was so happy to welcome my friend Coach Chris Rodriguez back onto the podcast for this week's episode. With him being back and getting more time to talk, I was able to ask him questions that had stuck with me that I didn't get to ask in the first interview. A lot of that was around the church and responding to how toxic religion and spirituality …
 
Bridger Winegar (@bridger_w) joins Kevin and Caroline to talk about Mormonism, missions, and David Archuleta's cover of the Hillsong standard “What A Beautiful Name”. Subscribe to our Patreon to get a weekly 2nd Service episode and become a "Patreon saint" ;) GCF - Second Service Patreon! CHARITY: This month we're matching iTunes reviews with donat…
 
In this episode of Sacred Tension, I speak with Satanic sociologist Zee Kay about the little-known history of the Werewolf Trials and what they tell us about human nature. Suggested reading from Zee: Jay M Smith - Monsters of the Gevaudan: The Making of a Beast: https://www.goodreads.com/en/book/show/9564342Rolf Schulte - Man as Wolf: Male Witches …
 
Jocey Coffman (@joceydotcom) joins Kevin and Caroline to talk all about The Eyes of Tammy Faye, the new biopic film about controversial televangelists Jim and Tammy Faye Bakker. Subscribe to our Patreon to get a weekly 2nd Service episode and become a "Patreon saint" ;) GCF - Second Service Patreon! CHARITY: This month we're matching iTunes reviews…
 
In this episode of Sacred Tension, I speak with scholar and author Helen Pluckrose about her book Cynical Theories. We discuss where she believes modern social justice went wrong, whether technology is the primary explanation for online dysfunction, the limiting of LGBT identities, and much more. Find her organization Counterweight here: https://co…
 
Mason chats with Elle Dowd about her new book, Baptized in Tear Gas: From White Moderate to Abolitionist. We chat about how you can go from being a white moderate to an abolitionist and why people of faith should be committed to fighting white supremacy. Guest Bio/Info: Elle Dowd is a Lutheran minister and recent author of Baptized in Tear Gas: Fro…
 
Mason Mennenga (@masonmennenga) joins Kevin and Caroline to talk all about The Jesus Music, a documentary about the Christian Contemporary Music industry. Subscribe to our Patreon to get a weekly 2nd Service episode and become a "Patreon saint" ;) GCF - Second Service Patreon! CHARITY: This month we're matching iTunes reviews with donations to Rain…
 
Darin McKenna (Enneagram Coach! @darinmckenna!) joins Kevin and Caroline to talk all about the Pray Away, a documentary about the ex-gay movement Subscribe to our Patreon to get a weekly 2nd Service episode and become a "Patreon saint" ;) GCF - Second Service Patreon! CHARITY: This month we're matching iTunes reviews with donations to Rainforest Tr…
 
Hello, lovelies! This week, I am stunned at how perfect of a guest I got to interview. Dr. Rachel Allyn is a holistic psychologist, writer, retreat leader, and pleasure expert. Her new book, The Pleasure is All Yours, is about all of the things that I am interested in growing in right now. We talk pleasure, bodyfulness, sex ed, eastern and western …
 
Mason chats live at the 2021 Wild Goose Festival with Brenda Davies about her book, On Her Knees: Memoir of a Prayerful Jezebel. We chat about her journey through purity culture, how sex can shape our theology, and much more. (Episode content warning: Throughout the episode Brenda shares vulnerably about being sexually assaulted. Also, towards the …
 
Kate Bowler (No Cure For Being Human! @katecbowler joins Kevin and Caroline to talk all about the 1981 Christian children’s musical album Ants’hillvania! PATREON! Subscribe to our Patreon to get a weekly 2nd Service episode and become a "Patreon saint" ;) GCF - Second Service Patreon! CHARITY: This month we're matching iTunes reviews with donations…
 
In this bonus episode, Kevin and Caroline share some of their favorite moments this year from GCF Second Service! Subscribe to the Patreon to get a weekly 2nd Service episode and become a "Patreon saint" ;) GCF - Second Service Patreon! CHARITY: This month we're matching iTunes reviews with donations to Rainforest Trust! They need our support right…
 
Steve Hernandez (Read The Bible with Me Podcast! @BigHern!) joins Kevin and Caroline to talk all about the British worship band Delirious? PATREON! Subscribe to our Patreon to get a weekly 2nd Service episode and become a "Patreon saint" ;) GCF - Second Service Patreon! CHARITY: This month we're matching iTunes reviews with donations to Rainforest …
 
Mason chats with Melissa Florer-Bixler about her new book How to Have an Enemy: Righteous Anger and the Work of Peace. We chat about who are enemies, how we are to love them, and much more. Guest Bio/Info: Melissa Florer-Bixler is a Mennonite pastor and writer. Find Melissa here: melissaflorerbixler.com Twitter: @MelissaFloBix Instagram: melissa.fl…
 
Find the full transcript of this mini-episode here: https://stephenbradfordlong.com/2021/06/09/in-defense-of-reading-controversial-books/ Music by Trinium Become a patron so I can continue my crippling content creation addiction: https://www.patreon.com/StephenBradfordLong Join my Discord server: https://discord.gg/PrDU4zx My work is sponsored by T…
 
Ben Cahn (Succession M&Ms! @buncahn!) joins Kevin and Caroline to talk all about the Michael W. Smith ballad Place In This World! PATREON! Subscribe to our Patreon to get a weekly 2nd Service episode and become a "Patreon saint" ;) GCF - Second Service Patreon! CHARITY: This month we're matching iTunes reviews with donations to Rainforest Trust! Th…
 
Hello, people of the world. We are back! Today on the podcast I got to talk to Mason Mennenga, an aspiring theologian, podcaster, YouTuber, etc, about embodiment and religion. Mason did an amazing job talking with me through the problematic views religion has had on our relationships with our bodies historically and presents his embodied theory of …
 
In this episode of Sacred Tension, I speak with Christian podcaster and Youtuber Mason Mennenga about purity culture, surviving evangelicalism, and the intersection of Satanism and Process Theology. Find Mason Mennenga here. Become a patron so I can continue my crippling content creation addiction: https://www.patreon.com/StephenBradfordLong My wor…
 
Mason chats with his friend Keegan Osinski about her new book, Queering Wesley, Queering the Church. We chat about what the church can learn from queer people, circumcision, how process theology is super queer, and much more. Guest Bio/Info: Keegan is a librarian and author of the recent book Queering Wesley, Queering the Church. Find Keegan here: …
 
Mike Aviles (Twins! @avilesmike!) joins Kevin and Caroline to talk all about the band Underoath and their song "Some Will Seek Forgiveness, Others Escape" PATREON! Subscribe to our Patreon to get a weekly 2nd Service episode and become a "Patreon saint" ;) GCF - Second Service Patreon! CHARITY: This month we're matching iTunes reviews with donation…
 
Find the full transcript of this mini-episode here: https://stephenbradfordlong.com/?s=Satan+and+the+Void Music: Wild by Eleventyseven - https://open.spotify.com/album/7AwjMvmUjV3jC1pxsScR5g?si=fAftF2tGS6-kf2tLS6Q3mw&dl_branch=1 Become a patron so I can continue my crippling content creation addiction: https://www.patreon.com/StephenBradfordLong Jo…
 
Sydney Adams (@hugejerk on TikTok! @sydneyrachel!) joins Kevin and Caroline for a battle of the Happy Days worship songs: Oh Happy Day by The Edwin Hawkins Singers vs Happy Day by Tim Hughes! PATREON! Subscribe to our Patreon to get a weekly 2nd Service episode and become a "Patreon saint" ;) GCF - Second Service Patreon! CHARITY: This month we're …
 
In this episode of Sacred Tension, I sit down with my colleague Minister Chalice Blythe to talk about the importance of seriously engaging with our Satanic history. Become a patron so I can continue my crippling content creation addiction: https://www.patreon.com/StephenBradfordLong My work is sponsored by The Satanic Temple TV: a streaming platfor…
 
Mason chats with Jarel Robinson-Brown about his new book, Black, Gay, British, Christian, Queer: The Church and the Famine of Grace. We chat about why Black, queer, Christian lives matter and Jarel even admits that he's a process theologian. Guest Bio/Info: Jarel Robinson-Brown is a liberation theologian and Anglican priest. Find Jarel here: Twitte…
 
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