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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Holy Post 468: Lessons from the Rise & Fall of Mars Hill with Mike Cosper The Holy Post

It seems like everyone is talking about the new podcast from Christianity Today, “The Rise & Fall of Mars Hill” about the famed Seattle megachurch and its controversial pastor, Mark Driscoll. The creator of the podcast, Mike Cosper, talks to Skye about the complicated reality of Mars Hill, and what the rest of the evangelical church can learn from its story. Also this week, scientists discover a parasite that could make you live for 200 years, keep you perpetually young, and make you popular. But there’s a catch. A woman lets God take the wheel, literally. The Creation Museum in Kentucky thinks rebuilding the Tower of Babel in the key to racial harmony. And Phil’s confused about an Olympic team’s decision to wear shorts rather than the mandated bikini bottoms. Is it a victory for conservative or progressive values? https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2021/05/ant-tapeworm/618919/ https://jalopnik.com/woman-crashes-into-multiple-cars-and-a-house-at-120-mph-1847319454 https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/scientists-extract-15000-year-old-viruses-tibetan-glacier-180978287/ https://www.christianitytoday.com/news/2021/july/tower-of-babel-ark-encounter-ky-ken-ham-answers-genesis.html https://www.relevantmagazine.com/culture/sports/norways-handball-team-has-been-fined-because-they-didnt-want-to-play-in-bikinis/ The Rise and Fall of Mars Hill: https://www.christianitytoday.com/ct/podcasts/rise-and-fall-of-mars-hill/
  1. Holy Post 468: Lessons from the Rise & Fall of Mars Hill with Mike Cosper
  2. Episode 467: “Reparations,” the Review & the Response with Gregory Thompson
  3. Episode 466: Sermongate, Stats, & Sexual Abuse with Mary DeMuth
  4. Jesus and John Wayne Episode 4: Fallen Warriors (The ‘10s – Today)
  5. Episode 465: July 4th Roundup & the Shadow Side of Christian Publishing w/Karen Swallow Prior
  6. Jesus and John Wayne Episode 3: Tender Warriors (The ’90s – ’00s)
  7. Episode 464: The Four Americas & Honest Prayer with Kyle Strobel
  8. Jesus and John Wayne Episode 2: Culture Warriors (The ‘70s – ‘80s)
  9. Episode 463: Huckabee in the Hot Seat, Crisis at Cru, & Navigating Change with D. Michael Lindsay
  10. Jesus & John Wayne: Episode 1: Cold Warriors (The '50s & 60's)

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