Essential reading material.
Sharon L. Baker’s book Razing Hell clears the smoke by providing insight in to our modern ideas of hell, God, love, and justice.
An eye-opening and thought-provoking book by Brian Zahnd that sheds light on centuries-old misinterpretations and mischaracterizations that has plagued the church.
The Misunderstood Jew is a must for Christinans and non-Christians alike who want to better understand who Jesus was, addressing first-century Jewish customs, beleifs and rituals. Afterall Jesus was a Jew, not a Christian.
Bitten by a Camel: Leaving Church, Finding God by Kent Dobson is sure to stir the questions and frustrations we all face on our faith journey. And yes, he really was bitten by a camel.
This book addresses the troubling questions believers are afraid to ask but often struggle with: inerrancy, inspiration, violence, laws, genealogies, and history. What is the Bible is a beautiful book that will completely change the way you thought about the sacred texts.
Garrard Conley and his riveting story of attending and escaping gay conversion therapy in the south.
GROUPS & ORGANIZATIONS
Podcast of the Month
Essential Listening material.
David and I sat down for the Heir of Grievances podcast recollect stories of the joys and heartaches we’ve encountered along the way, and explain how faith and spirituality have shaped us.
I had the opportunity to sit with the people of The Sacred Collective podcast to discuss the Old Testament. Booze and bad words may be present.
Podcast of the Month: Garrard Conley of Boy Erased talks about his escape from gay conversion therapy and the story of Job.
Podcast of the Month: Jonathan is author of several critically-acclaimed books, including Learning to Speak God from Scratch.
Researcher Kathy Baldock parallels the history of how Biblical interpreters used the term “homosexuals” along with politics and the religious right.
The Liturgists podcasts takes a look at how social media impacts advocay, mental health, community building, and our view of the world.
New York Times best-selling author Rachel Held Evans speaks with Jonathan Merritt and Kirsten Powers about sexism and misogyny in the church today.
Dr. Phil speaks with Jon Scott from the Holy Heretics Podcast about the way our brain and bodies respond to healthy, and unhealthy sexual experiences.
Author and speaker Alexander Shaia explains the fascinating connection between the Celtic and modern-day Christmas traditions, and its deeper mythic meanings.
New Testament scholar Anthony Le Donne talks about the four gospels of the Bible, and how to look at them as memories instead of historical facts.
September's Podcast of the Month goes to The Bible for Normal People's interview with author and theologian Megan DeFranza about human gender and the Bible.
August's Pocast of the Month goes to the Holy Heretic's interview with author Brian Zahnd about his new book Sinners in the Hands of a Loving God.
Essential Dancing material.
Listen to the these holiday bear tracks from Bro. Bear Blog on Spotify.
Listen to the latest bear tracks from Bro. Bear Blog.
Your summer pride mix from the bear lair.
Music from the bear lair.
Music to make your throw your paws up in the air like you just don't care.