EP25 – Pushback on Christian Universalism

[Contributors to this Episode: Joey Svendsen, Hayne Griffen, Jack Hoey, Derek Kubilus]In EP10 of the Podcast, 4 months or so ago, Derek Kubilus introduced us to his perspective on a Universal salvation plan carried out by Jesus, captured in his new book, Holy Hell. Regular guest, Jack Hoey, read the book and didn’t have a positive reaction, even felt like it was contemptuous. Hosts Joey Svendsen and Hayne Griffen beg to differ, and the four discuss. Get The B-Sides Feed Face…

EP24 – “Holy Ghosted” (w/ Tiffany Yecke Brooks)

[in this episode: Dr. Tiffany Yecke Brooks and host, Joey Svendsen]Dr. Tiffany Yecke Brooks joins to talk her newest book, Holy Ghosted: Spiritual Anxiety, Religious Trauma, and the Language of Abuse, which is a follow-up to her previous book Gaslighted by God. Together, her and Joey discuss spiritual anxiety (including scrupulosity), the important difference between deconstructing faith and deconstructing God, and how spiritual questions are a sign of closeness rather than separation f…

EP23 – Proof of Aliens? & Other Conspiracies: Believe it Or Not

[on this episode: Jed Payne, Joey Svendsen, and Jared Svendsen]”Fam of the podcast,” Jed Payne and literally family, Joey’s big brother, Jared Svendsen join to talk conspiracies; touching on 911 and the moon landing, but focussing on the possibility of aliens. They also discuss skepticism, media biases, biblical implications of all of it and whether or not they’d enter a UFO if they got the invite from one of those little green homies. Jed is a co-host of this show and also …

EP22 – Doctor With Millions of TikTok Followers Becomes a TikTok Addict

[on this episode: Dr. Brian Boxer Wachler and Joey Svendsen]Dr. Brian Boxer Wachler, MD started a TikTok account, began to acquire a very large following and literally became hooked. After he started to ignore his family because of the “TikTok addiction,” his wife and daughters took matters into their own hands, pointed out to him the severity of his issue and pleaded for him to get help. Now clean from his addiction, he decided to do his own research on social media addiction and…

EP21 – Christian Music and the Death of Christian Art (w/ Josh Porter from Showbread)

[on this episode: Josh Porter and Joey Svendsen]Did you have to destroy your secular CDs to keep the devil out when you were a kid? Then, you’ll enjoy this episode with Josh [Dies] Porter (Showbread) who is also an author with a new release, “With All Its Teeth: Sex, Violence, Profanity, and the Death of Christian Art.” With his book as the context, Joey and Josh manage to fit into one conversation the punk rock culture of Christian music they grew up with, both of their introduct…

EP20 – My Plan for a “Capital Y” Youth Ministry Makeover

[hosts contributing on this episode: Joey Svendsen] What if all Christian Youth Group Ministries could be turned into Youth Centers that were instrumental in supporting youth of all faiths, backgrounds, and sexualities?Get The B-Sides Feed Facebook Discussion Group here.E-mail the PWNA team here.Music: Mechanical RiverSend a text to the crew (we may read these on air)Host and producer, Joey Svendsen also hosts and produces two other podcasts, coming more from the church world:Seac…

EP19 – To Vote or Not to Vote: Is It Being a ‘bad christian’ to Opt Out?

[hosts contributing on this episode: Joey Svendsen, Stoy Prioleau, Amy Alderman, Robbie Madison, Matt Oxley, Jed Payne]Joey opens up about what he feels may be too much personal apathy about politics and voting. After sharing with a handful of the show’s co-hosts on this one, he’s met with more cynicism than he can handle. Four of the five present are convinced that the USA “political machine” doesn’t care about people; only getting more votes for their team and acquiring mo…

EP18 – Jesus Really Does Want Us to Love People Who Believe and Say Really Horrible Things

[hosts contributing on this episode: Joey Svendsen]Corey Nathan, host of the Talkin‘ Politics & Religion Without Killin‘ Each Other Podcast, joins the show to discuss a weakness of his. He has a very hard time keeping composure when it comes to difficult discussions about politics and religion. But deep in his heart, as a former Jewish man, now Christian, he knows that love is the goal. And thus, the birth of his podcast. Joey and Corey talk how much of society see…

EP17 – Pursuing Truth About God, Bible and Experiences (through lenses of Christian faith & Atheism)

[hosts contributing on this episode: Joey Svendsen and Matt Oxley] Jack Hoey (the father) and Jack Hoey (the son) join Joey and Matt to discuss the likelihood of God’s existence, why God doesn’t make things more obvious, whether or not people can condition themselves to believe, how dependable the bible is to base meaning of life on, and what stock should be placed on spiritual experiences. While Joey and “the Jacks” consider themselves believers in the Christian faith, Matt is a former…

MINI #2 – Repenting of Racism at 95 Years Old [HAPPY THOUGHTS]

Hayne tells a beautiful story of redemption and love winning over evil. GetThe B-Sides Feed Facebook Discussion Group here.E-mail the PWNA team here.Music: Joe Guevara [Jejune]Send a text to the crew (we may read these on air)Host and producer, Joey Svendsen also hosts and produces two other podcasts, coming more from the church world:Seacoast Church’s Things You Won’t Hear on Sunday Podcast &The Endurance Factor Podcast Other podcasts affiliated with co-hosts of PWNA:Jed’s Ch…