Holy Post Podcast. Join VeggieTales and What’s in the Bible? creator Phil Vischer and co-host Skye Jethani (author, senior editor Christianity Today’s Leadership Journal) for a fast-paced and often funny conversation about pop culture, media, theology and the fun, fun, fun of living a thoughtful Christian life in an increasingly post-Christian culture.

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568: Oh, Boycotts! & What Happened to Humility? with Richard Foster & Brenda Quinn The Holy Post

Bud Light, Target, Kohls, Chick-Fil-A—the list of companies and brands being boycotted by Christians keeps getting longer. Now there are even calls to boycott the hit streaming series about Jesus, “The Chosen.” When are boycotts justified, when are they just performative, and is there any escape from the purity death spiral they create? Then, Skye talks to Pastor Brenda Quinn and author Richard Foster about his new book, “Learning Humility.” When did Christians decide humility was a vice rather than a virtue, and what are the ingredients necessary to cultivate it in our lives and communities? Plus, atheist street pirates!   Patreon Bonus:  Getting Schooled – Prophets 101 https://www.patreon.com/posts/84169789 0:00 – Sponsor – World Relief Join the Path and have your donation matched –  https://worldrelief.org/holypost?utm_source=HolyPost&utm_medium=ShowNotes&utm_campaign=Spring23PathMatch 0.50 – Intro   1:57 – Show Starts   3:26 – Theme Song   3:48 – Atheist Street Pirates   9:30 – Boycott Wars   36:16 – News of the Good   47:01 – Religious Freedom   Sponsors   1:00:36 – Sponsor: Miracle Made Go to TryMiracle.com/ HOLYPOST and use the code HOLYPOST to claim your free 3 piece towel set and save over 40% off   1:01:41 Sponsor: Wheaton Grad School Explore over 20 master's, doctoral, and certificate programs at www.wheaton.edu/holypost 1:02:43 Interview Intro   1:11:32 – Childlike humility   1:21:19 – Avoiding pride in ministry   1:37:55  – End Credits Links mentioned in news segment:   LA’s Atheist Street Pirates go national in efforts to remove illegal religious signs https://religionnews.com/2023/04/28/las-atheist-street-pirates-go-national-in-efforts-to-remove-illegal-religious-signs/   ‘The Chosen’ Defends Pride Flag Spotted On Set: ‘Let The Show Speak For Itself’ https://www.dailywire.com/news/the-chosen-defends-pride-flag-spotted-on-set-let-the-show-speak-for-itself?%3Futm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=dwnewstwitter Jeremy Boreing’s Critique of His Own Website https://twitter.com/JeremyDBoreing/status/1663897763375992837?s=20   Religious freedom was meant to protect not bludgeon. What happened? https://religionnews.com/2023/05/22/religious-freedom-was-meant-to-protect-not-bludgeon-what-happened/ Other resources:   Learning Humility: A Year of Searching for a Vanishing Virtue by Richard Foster https://amzn.to/42rsmGs   Holy Post website: https://www.holypost.com/   Holy Post Plus: www.holypost.com/plus   Holy Post Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/holypost   Holy Post Merch Store: https://www.holypost.com/shop The Holy Post is supported by our listeners. We may earn affiliate commissions through links listed here. As an Amazon Associate, we earn from qualifying purchases.
  1. 568: Oh, Boycotts! & What Happened to Humility? with Richard Foster & Brenda Quinn
  2. 567: Christian Nationalism Roundup & the Doctrine of Hell
  3. French Friday: Update from Ukraine & The Future Of Affirmative Action
  4. 566: Tim Keller, American Poverty, & the Legacy of Rich Mullins with James Bryan Smith
  5. 565: The Vegan Bible, Loveless Christianity, & Spiritual Narcissism with Rainn Wilson
  6. 564: How Rapture Theology Shaped America (Part 2)
  7. 563: How Rapture Theology Shaped America (Part 1)
  8. French Friday: How to Thrive in a Post-Christian Culture
  9. 562: Fox Fires Tucker, Toxic Gun Culture, & Rethinking Revivals with Derwin Gray
  10. 561: How the Evangelical Movement Failed a Generation with Jon Ward


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