#748 - Life in (and Out of) the Church Industrial Complex: A Conversation with Dan White Jr.

On episode #747 of Theology in the Raw Preston has a conversation with Dan White Jr. Preston and Dan talk about Dan’s journey from being a leader in the “church industrial complex” to coaching pastors are how to plant a minimalist church that focuses on discipleship and mission.

#748 - Life in (and Out of) the Church Industrial Complex: A Conversation with Dan White Jr.

#747 - A Journalist Explores Transgender Related Questions: A Conversation with Madeleine Kearns

On episode #747 of Theology in the Raw Preston has a conversation with Madeleine Kearns. Madeleine has written several articles on the politics of the transgender conversation, in particular how it has affected children. Some of the things she’s discovered are downright disturbing.

#747 - A Journalist Explores Transgender Related Questions: A Conversation with Madeleine Kearns

#746 - Has 'Homosexual' Always Been in the Bible?

On episode #746 of Theology in the Raw Preston addresses a recent blog post that's gained a lot of attention across the internet. The post goes by the same title as this podcast: "Has 'Homosexual" always been in the Bible?". Preston shows that while the blog post is correct that "homosexual" is a poor translation of 1 Cor 6:9, it makes several logical, historical, and theological mistakes.

#746 - Has 'Homosexual' Always Been in the Bible?

#744 - Challenges of Being a Woman in Male-Dominated American Evangelicalism: A Conversation with Lynn Cohick

Preston and Lynn talk about the challenges of being a woman in male-dominated American evangelicalism. They also discuss biblical views on masculinity and femininity, and early Church perspectives on women. 

#744 - Challenges of Being a Woman in Male-Dominated American Evangelicalism: A Conversation with Lynn Cohick

#743 - A Dialogue with an Intersex Christian

On episode #742 of Theology in the Raw Preston has a conversation with a intersex Christian. They talk about intersex, binariness, maleness, femaleness, and the church.

#743 - A Dialogue with an Intersex Christian

#742 - Forgiveness and the Charleston Church Shooting: A Conversation with Brian Ivie

In this episode, Preston talks to Brian about his latest documentary, “Emanuel,” which covers the 2015 church shooting in Charleston, SC. What was it like being a white guy documenting such a racially charged event? How did people respond to the radical forgiveness demonstrated by the victims? And how should Christians think through the topic of theology and film?

#742 - Forgiveness and the Charleston Church Shooting: A Conversation with Brian Ivie

#741 - What is the Gospel? Why is Marriage Between a Man and Woman?

On episode #741 of Theology in the Raw Preston answers questions submitted by Pateron supporters. Questions covered in this podcast:
1) What is the Gospel?
2) Why is Marriage Between a Man and Woman?
3) What are my thoughts on Game of Thrones?

#741 - What is the Gospel? Why is Marriage Between a Man and Woman?

#740 - What Is Jackass Theology?

On episode #740 of Theology in the Raw Preston has a conversation with Mark and Ryan from Jackass Theology. Mark has been serving in pastoral roles for over 15 years. After a decade in various teaching and administrative roles at Eternity Bible College, Mark now works with Ryan as the Associate Pastor of Creekside Church in Rocklin, California. Ryan MacDiarmid is currently the Lead Pastor of a church in Sacramento, California. He has served vocational ministry for over 15 years, working at small churches, large churches, and everything in between.

#740 - What Is Jackass Theology?

#739 - Life After a DUI: A Conversation with RC Sproul, Jr

On episode #739 of Theology in the Raw Preston has a conversation with R.C. Sproul Jr about his latest book “Growing up (With) R.C. Sproul”, they talk about the DUI R.C. got in 2016, and more.

#739 - Life After a DUI: A Conversation with RC Sproul, Jr

#737 - Guns and Christian Culture: A Conversation with Rex Harsin

On episode #737 of Theology in the Raw Preston has a conversation with Rex Harsin. Rex Harsin is a native Mississippian (born in Tupelo, now living in Oxford). He attended film school in Los Angeles. The genesis of this documentary lies in 2017, when as a Christian and as a filmmaker, Harsin became interested in the topic of gun violence in America.

#737 - Guns and Christian Culture: A Conversation with Rex Harsin

#736 - What Does the Bible Say About Swearing? Were Adam and Eve Created with Sinful Desires?

On episode #736 of Theology in the Raw Preston answers questions submitted by Pateron supporters. Questions covered in this podcast:
1) What Does the Bible Say About Swearing?
2) Were Adam and Eve Created with Sinful Desires?
3) Should the foods we eat be considered part of our Spiritual formation?

#736 - What Does the Bible Say About Swearing? Were Adam and Eve Created with Sinful Desires?

#735 - How Did People in the OC Get Saved? Can You Lose Your Salvation?

On episode #735 of Theology in the Raw Preston answers questions submitted by Pateron supporters. Questions covered in this podcast:
1) How did people in the old testament get saved?
2) Can you lose your salvation?
3) What happened to my house church?

#735 - How Did People in the OC Get Saved? Can You Lose Your Salvation?

#734 - How Habits Shape Desire: A Conversation with Drew Dyck

On episode #734 of Theology in the Raw Preston has a conversation with Drew Dyck. Drew is an acquisitions editor at Moody Publishers and a contributing editor at CTPastors.com, a Christianity Today publication for church leaders. He is also the author of Your Future Self Will Thank You: Secrets to Self-Control from the Bible and Brain Science (Moody, 2019).

#734 - How Habits Shape Desire: A Conversation with Drew Dyck

#733 - The first legally recognized non-binary person: “It was all a sham” (James Shupe)

On episode #733 of Theology in the Raw Preston has a conversation with James Shupe. On June 10, 2016 in Portland, Oregon, Jamie Shupe became the first person in the United States to have their sex legally designated as non-binary. On November 1, 2016, Jamie Shupe became the first person in the history of Washington, D.C. to be issued an official document with a sex other than male or female when their birth certificate was issued as “unknown” as a result of their non-binary sex change court order. Shupe has since reclaimed his birth sex of male and now resides in Ocala, Florida. Jamie Shupe retired from the U.S. Army as a decorated Sergeant First Class (E-7) after 18 years of honorable military service.

#733 - The first legally recognized non-binary person: “It was all a sham” (James Shupe)

#732 - A Follow Up Conversation About My Dialogue with Justin Lee

On episode #732 of Theology in the Raw Preston has a follow up conversation with Kevin Keuner. Kevin is a Pastor at Spark Church and moderated the dialogue with Justin Lee and Preston Sprinkle from episode #731.

#732 - A Follow Up Conversation About My Dialogue with Justin Lee

#731 - A Dialogue with Justin Lee about Faith, Sexuality & Gender

On episode #731 of Theology in the Raw Preston has a public dialogue with Justin Lee. Justin is the author of Torn: Rescuing the Gospel from the Gays-vs.-Christians Debate. Justin has been an influential Christian voice for LBGT+ affirmation for 20 years, best known for working across areas of theological disagreement to promote grace and mutual understanding. He is the founder of the world's largest LGBT+ Christian advocacy organization, and an internationally known speaker on faith, sexuality, and dialogue. 

#731 - A Dialogue with Justin Lee about Faith, Sexuality & Gender

#728 - Is Porn Use Grounds for Divorce? What Is a Christian Response to Sexual Fetishes?

On episode #728 of Theology in the Raw Preston answers questions submitted by Pateron supporters. Questions covered in this podcast:
1) Is Porn Use Grounds for Divorce?
2) What is a Christian Response to Sexual Fetishes?
3) Is Andy Stanley a Heretic?

#728 - Is Porn Use Grounds for Divorce? What Is a Christian Response to Sexual Fetishes?

#727 - Do I Have to go to Church on Sunday?

On episode #727 Preston gives you a teaser of what is inside his Patreon membership. This teaser includes a clip of Preston answering a question about attending church on Sunday mornings.

#727 - Do I Have to go to Church on Sunday?

#726 - Should Christians Support Gay Adoption? What Does the Bible Say About Government?

On episode #726 of Theology in the Raw Preston answers questions submitted by Pateron supporters. Questions covered in this podcast:
1) Should Christians Support Gay Adoption?
2) What Does the Bible Say About Government?
3) What is the Future of our Radically Polarized Culture?

#726 - Should Christians Support Gay Adoption? What Does the Bible Say About Government?

#725 - Are We Saved By Reciting the Words of a Magical Prayer?

On episode #725 Preston gives you a teaser of what is inside his Patreon membership. This teaser includes a clip of Preston answering a question about the Sinners Prayer.

#725 - Are We Saved By Reciting the Words of a Magical Prayer?