GeekyJustin Live: The Podcast

Like to listen on the go? My live weekly interview series is now available as a podcast!

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Date Title Duration
January 9, 2021 12:19 am Cameron Brick - The psychology of us vs. them
Social psychologist Dr. Cameron Brick shares what he’s learned about our us-vs.-them culture from living in three different countries. In a world this divided, how do we tackle the shared problems of humanity?
January 9, 2021 12:17 am Lee Drutman - Why we’re so politically divided
Dr. Lee Drutman, author of “Breaking the Two-Party Doom Loop,” thinks he knows why Americans are so politically polarized—and he has a solution that might fix the whole problem. But will Americans go for it?
August 26, 2019 11:37 pm James and Rebecca Farlow - Sci-fi, worship, diversity, and Sanctuary
The co-founders of Sanctuary, an organization helping churches welcome LGBTQ people, discuss why they do this work as straight people, the significance of diversity in worship, what science fiction has in common with prophecy, and more.
August 26, 2019 11:34 pm Karen Keen - A scholarly approach to the gay/Christian debate
Karen Keen, author of "Scripture, Ethics, and the Possibility of Same-Sex Relationships," joins me to talk about her findings and discuss her thoughts on a previous show I recorded with Alan Chambers.
August 26, 2019 11:32 pm Ron Belgau - Still friends after 20 years of disagreement
Ron Belgau and I are both gay Christians who disagree with each other about same-sex relationships. Yet we have been friends for 20 years, and in this week's GeekyJustin Live, we talk about how we've made that work and why.
August 26, 2019 11:29 pm Pastor Candace E. Hardnett - The Bible and the oppressed
Pastor Candace E. Hardnett is used to hearing people talk about the Bible as bad news for certain groups of people. But she believes the Bible is good news for everyone, especially those who are oppressed, and in this episode, she explains why.
July 3, 2019 6:25 pm Alan Chambers - Can gay people become straight?
One of the most famous "ex-gay" leaders in the world now admits that "No one changes their sexual orientation. It doesn't happen." If you or someone you know is considering conversion therapy, you need to hear this episode.
June 26, 2019 7:06 pm Jane Clementi - Coping with loss
Jane Clementi discusses how she coped after the suicide of her son, and what she's doing so that no one else must endure the bullying he experienced.
June 18, 2019 8:58 pm Romell Parks-Weekly - Is the Church dying?
The author of "Homosexuality and the Death of the Church" shares his thoughts on sexual orientation, the future of Christianity, and geeking out over The Golden Girls.
June 15, 2019 8:30 pm Carmarion D. Anderson - Ministering to Black Trans Women
The founder of Black Transwomen, Inc., is also a minister from a Pentecostal Holiness background! This week, she gets a chance to "preach" as we discuss the tragedy of violence against trans women of color and the daily struggles she must face.
June 12, 2019 5:43 pm Marsha Stevens-Pino - 50 years of Born Again Lesbian Music
A Christian music legend talks Star Trek, coming out, and being a pioneer.
May 21, 2019 5:52 pm Julie Rodgers - Healing from spiritual trauma
Openly gay writer/speaker Julie Rodgers answers questions about how to heal from spiritual trauma and keep moving forward in life without being defined solely by one's past.
May 15, 2019 4:49 am Sally Gary - Building community in a lonely world
Sally Gary grew up in the Church of Christ, a denomination where being gay is particularly difficult. Today, she's responsible for a growing movement of LGBTQ-friendly community spaces—some specifically for Christians, others open to all.
May 15, 2019 4:47 am My Dad - Southern Baptist with a gay son
In this special episode, I’m live in person with my dad, as we discuss what it was like for him as a Southern Baptist deacon, discovering his son was gay and learning to think in new ways about issues he’d always thought were settled.
May 15, 2019 4:45 am Anthony Venn-Brown - The oldest ex-gay survivor
Australian Anthony Venn-Brown says he's "quite possibly the oldest living conversion therapy survivor in the world."
May 15, 2019 4:42 am Kevin Neuner - Is Christianity still relevant?
Kevin Neuner, pastor of Spark Church in Palo Alto, discusses the state of modern Christianity and how Christians can avoid the bad theology that has damaged the reputation of today's church.
April 3, 2019 5:59 pm Heidi Weaver-Smith - Standing in the gap
Heidi Weaver-Smith, founder of LOVEboldly, shares her experiences standing in the gap between conservative Christians and LGBTQ folks—and answers the critics who say the "middle ground" is unhelpful or even dangerous.
March 4, 2019 10:00 pm Greg & Lynn McDonald - Christian parents of a gay son
Greg and Lynn McDonald had their world turned upside down when they discovered their son was gay. Now, years later, they have a book to help other Christian parents avoid the mistakes they made.
February 25, 2019 10:00 pm Joey Heath-Mason - United Methodists divided
United Methodist campus minister Joey Heath-Mason joins me to discuss the latest developments in the United Methodist Church's attempt to resolve a longstanding division on LGBTQ people and issues.
February 18, 2019 10:00 pm Jeff Chu - Global homophobia, Christian faith, and the power of grace and storytelling
Journalist/author Jeff Chu joins me to share his wisdom and stories, from the untold stories of LGBTQ people in Africa to his up-close experience with the hate group Westboro Baptist. Also, what makes an "evangelical," and is it time to retire that term?
February 11, 2019 10:00 pm Oneida Chi - Gay and transgender voices
Speech pathologist Oneida Chi joins me for a live chat about how our voices are gendered and some of the ways and reasons people seek to change how they talk.
February 4, 2019 10:00 pm Matthew Adam - Race, film, and being human
In this week's live chat, my friend Matthew Adam discusses his short film "Human" and what it has to say about race in America.
January 28, 2019 10:00 pm Matthew Vines - God and the Gay Christian
"God and the Gay Christian" author Matthew Vines chats with me about his journey to becoming a gay Christian leader, being in a new relationship, responding to his critics, politics, and more.
January 21, 2019 10:00 pm Danny Cortez - A Southern Baptist pastor becomes affirming
Former Southern Baptist pastor Danny Cortez talks to me this week about how he became gay-affirming, advice for parents when their children come out as LGBTQ, and addressing racial disparities in America today.
January 14, 2019 10:00 pm Austen Hartke - Transgender and Christian
Austen Hartke, author of "Transforming: The Bible and the Lives of Transgender Christians" and host of the "Transgender and Christian" YouTube channel, joins me to share his stories and answer questions from live viewers.
January 7, 2019 10:00 pm Kathy Baldock - Bible history, sexuality, and statues
LGBT Christian advocate and author Kathy Baldock chats with me about weird history, pineapple on pizza, and…sex with statues?
January 1, 2019 10:00 pm What is the GeekyJustin Live podcast?
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