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The Freed Thinker is a podcast project spawned from years of study and discussion in areas of theology, philosophy, Biblical studies, science and many other topics. I try to be fair and balanced in my critiques of atheism and naturalism but also the problems I see in modern American Evangelicalism, Christian liberalism and Christian Fundamentalism.



On Memento Mori we discuss The Walking Dead from a distinctly Christian worldview. What does the world of The Walking Dead tell us about what it means to be human? How does Christian theology inform our participation in this endeavor? Join us as we break down each episode of The Walking Dead weekly.


Ask a Millennial Christian

Ask a Millennial Christian is a call-in show where we answer questions on theology, culture, and news from the perspective of the most sought-after marketing segment of the day. Join us and participate in the conversation!


Chris Date Debate Gate – Part 1

In this episode of the Freed Thinker Podcast, I start a discussion with Chris Date from Rethinking Hell, on his understanding of the Biblical view of the eternal destinies of the believer and the unbeliever – a view typically known as Annihilationism or Conditionalism.

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For more on Chris and the whole Rethinking Hell crew and their work, you can visit rethinkinghell.com.

So a Young Earth Creationist Walks into a Bar…

In this episode I respond to a Facebook interaction with an blog article by Dr. Jonathan Sarfati and what he thinks valid “refutations” of the Literary Framework interpretation of Genesis 1 would be.

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“You’re killin’ me Smalleys!” – An Interview with David Smalley

On this episode I have a very…. Well let’s just call it interesting conversation with David Smalley, the infamous host of Dogma Debate…. It started on the topic of if Atheism is a belief or a worldview then spirals from there. Have your popcorn handy for this one!

Toward the end of the discussion we start discussion Peter Boghossian and whether or not he said theism/Christianity should be classified as a mental illness in the DSM. You’ll here how that goes…

The quote in question was: “There is perhaps no greater contribution one could make to contain and perhaps even cure faith than removing the exemption that prohibits classifying religious delusions as mental illness. The removal of religious exemptions from the DSM would enable academicians and clinicians to bring considerable resources to bear on the problem of treating faith, as well as on the ethical issues surrounding faith-based interventions. In the long term, once these treatments and this body of research is refined, results could then be used to inform public health policies designed to contain and ultimately eradicate faith.” Peter Boghossian A Manual for Creating Atheists (Kindle Locations 3551-3555).
But look, even Jerry Coyne read it how pretty much EVERYONE read it… oh and see the comments on this blog and you’ll see all the atheists saying exactly what David claims to never see…


For a previous article I wrote on on David’s views, visit http://freedthinkerpodcast.blogspot.com/2014/06/a-response-to-david-smalleys-top-10_9.html

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Molinism Redux

In this episode I’m back in discussion with Eric Hernandez on the issues surrounding Molinism. He brought backup this time with Johnny Sakr and I’m joined by Christus Victor’s own Owen Paun.

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For the slides that I used during the discussion, see here: Molinism slides

Discussion with Eric Hernandez on Molinism

In this episode I discuss the issue of Molinism with Eric Hernandez and Andrew Rappaport on Andrew’s show, Striving for Eternity.


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Discussion with Owen Paun on Genesis One

In this episode I discuss my recent paper on polemics in Genesis 1 and some of the backlash that it has received.


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Discussion with Benjamin Watkins on Naturalism

In this rather LONG discussion with atheist and naturalist Benjamin Watkins we explore his defense of philosophical naturalism. This one gets pretty philosophical and somewhat heated…. but dont worry. We loved chatting together! Strap in and hold on… this is going to be a philosophical ride!!!

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Things Have Changed: 07×01 “The Day Will Come When You Won’t Be”

“Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen.” Hebrews 11:1

  • Negan’s Choice
  • Producers’ Rationale
  • Is Negan Too Brutal?
  • Negan’s Restraint
  • Things Have Changed
  • Is Negan a Governing Authority?

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Intro to Season 7

We are back in regular podcasting mode!

Just a quick intro to remind you of where we are in the show, why Negan matters so much, and who might not last the night.

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