Sound of Sanity

Sound of Sanity
Every week on Sound of Sanity our heroes argue through a different topic from everyday life, reminding regular Bible-believing Christians that we’re not the crazy ones, and having some fun along the way..

Support Sound of Sanity please and thank you
Feb 13 • 15 min
An update on how to support us.
5 rules to get a woman!
Feb 11 • 80 min
Sound of Sanity talks about how a guy can get a girl. Happy Valentine’s Day.
Unsafe kid reads bad book!
Jan 28 • 44 min
Sound of Sanity discusses how you can’t really keep your kids safe.
Gender Debate Blues
Jan 14 • 55 min
Sound of Sanity dissects a Gospel Coalition article on trans rights.
Chip’s New Year’s resolutions
Dec 31, 2019 • 9 min
Chip and Lance discuss New Year’s resolutions.
A Very Sanity Christmas
Dec 24, 2019 • 39 min
Sound of Sanity does a Christmas check-in.
Joel Osteen
Dec 10, 2019 • 61 min
Sound of Sanity talks about Joel Osteen.
Personality tests!
Nov 26, 2019 • 78 min
Sound of Sanity is excited to talk about personality tests.
Nazi vegetables
Nov 12, 2019 • 52 min
Sound of Sanity talks about Nazi vegetables, mob justice, the SBC, and more.
Leave Kanye alone (Jesus is King hot take)
Nov 1, 2019 • 47 min
Sound of Sanity offers their Kanye hot take.
The ultimate and absolute evil
Oct 29, 2019 • 23 min
A short bonus episode on the suicide of Pastor Jarrid Wilson.
Release the McCracken!
Oct 22, 2019 • 56 min
Sound of Sanity sounds the alarm bell on another terrible article by Brett McCracken.
Blood catharsis
Oct 8, 2019 • 48 min
Sound of Sanity discusses October, cathartic violence in movies and stories, Joker, and more.
Chip and Lance make an announcement
Sep 26, 2019 • 4 min
Chip and Lance announce … what?????
The Ville 2.4. “My dinner with Erica”
Aug 1, 2019 • 83 min
In this new episode of The Ville, three couples go to dinner.
Then Comes What?
Jul 2, 2019 • 2 min
A shameless ad for our new podcast with Jake, Nathan, and Pastor Tim Bayly.
The Ville 2.3. “Everything is possum”
Jun 20, 2019 • 96 min
Chip returns to church and chaos ensues.
State of the Show Address
Jun 4, 2019 • 27 min
Our heroes talk about what’s going on.
Introducing Sanity at the Movies
May 8, 2019 • 3 min
In which our heroes encourage you to subscribe to our new podcast on movies, Sanity at the Movies.
Everything for life and godliness
Apr 23, 2019 • 40 min
Our heroes argue whether the Bible is the inspired Word of God.
The Ville 2.2. “Crimson and Clover”
Apr 9, 2019 • 72 min
A hero fights an evil mastermind in this episode of The Ville.
The meaning of life
Mar 19, 2019 • 70 min
Sound of Sanity discusses the meaning of life.
Gluttons for punishment (Manosphere 2)
Mar 5, 2019 • 79 min
Our heroes explain what they were trying to do last episode on the manosphere and Dalrock.
Into the manosphere
Feb 26, 2019 • 74 min
Our heroes engage with the manosphere, Red Pill, and a man named Dalrock.
The Ville 2.1 Brady Hawkins Day
Feb 12, 2019 • 73 min
Matt and Erica face the past, Ricki faces the present, and Chip faces the future.
Mortification of Pin — “New Year”
Jan 22, 2019 • 3 min
It’s Mortification of Pin with Erica Roseblum and her son Chadd.
State of the Show
Jan 15, 2019 • 15 min
In which our heroes discuss the exciting things they have planned for this year.
SAM: It’s a Wonderful Life
Dec 25, 2018 • 83 min
Our heroes review It’s a Wonderful Life.
The Ville 1.7 – Endgame, Part 2
Dec 20, 2018 • 54 min
In which a very Roseblum Christmas is had by … some.
The Ville 1.6 – Endgame, Part 1
Dec 18, 2018 • 56 min
Part 1 of the finale to this year’s saga.
Redux: Just desserts
Dec 13, 2018 • 65 min
Thanksgiving is terrible.
Redux: A Chip off the Old Block
Dec 12, 2018 • 64 min
Chip off the old Block was an episode that we did.
Redux: Someone Special
Dec 11, 2018 • 48 min
This was the first big plot episode.
The coward’s climb
Dec 4, 2018 • 57 min
Alex Honnold is a coward?
The stolen computer
Nov 27, 2018 • 18 min
Nathan’s computer was stolen!!!
The Ville 1.5 — Just Desserts
Nov 20, 2018 • 59 min
Thanksgiving brings out the worst in a few denizens of Sanityville.
SAM: Citizen Kane
Nov 13, 2018 • 77 min
Our heroes check out Citizen Kane.
Election Day
Nov 6, 2018 • 43 min
Should Christians vote?
The Ville 1.4 – A Chip off the Old Block
Oct 30, 2018 • 59 min
True evil rises.
Hell houses and Hallelujah nights
Oct 23, 2018 • 34 min
Christians celebrate Halloween in lots of ways. But which ones are most helpful?
SAM: Dracula (1931)
Oct 16, 2018 • 60 min
Our heroes talk Dracula and vampires.
Oct 11, 2018 • 4 min
No, really, Netflix is evil
Oct 9, 2018 • 47 min
Our heroes revisit the question of how to be discerning on Netflix. And whether to have it (and things like it) at all.
The gaze of The Gospel Coalition
Oct 2, 2018 • 54 min
Our heroes engage with another lousy article by The Gospel Coalition and Brett McCracken.
SAM: Raiders of the Lost Ark
Sep 25, 2018 • 67 min
Sanity at the Movies reviews Raiders of the Lost Ark.
The horror of Netflix!
Sep 18, 2018 • 38 min
A new article by USA today says Netflix is evil. What’s a Christian to do??????
Like arrows in the hands of Hawkeye
Sep 11, 2018 • 58 min
Sound of Sanity engages with a ridiculous article from Christ and Pop Culture.
Facebook sadness
Sep 4, 2018 • 45 min
In this episode our heroes discuss Facebook.
The Ville 1.3 – Someone Special
Aug 28, 2018 • 40 min
Jake, Nathan, and their friends deal with something big.
SAM: Shawshank Redemption
Aug 21, 2018 • 61 min
Our heroes discuss a modern film classic.
Disney World blues
Aug 14, 2018 • 39 min
Jake is sad because he can’t take his children to Disney World.
Transgenderism + Aaron Renn
Aug 7, 2018 • 46 min
Our heroes discuss a transgender movie and interview Aaron Renn.
SAM: Mission Impossible: Fallout
Jul 31, 2018 • 68 min
Sanity at the Moives reviews Mission Impossible: Fallout
The Ville 1.2 – The Gospel Coalition Strikes Back
Jul 24, 2018 • 38 min
The Gospel Coalition published another horribly “poportunistic” article, and our heroes are on the case!
Gunman walks into church …
Jul 17, 2018 • 44 min
What would you do if a gunman walked into your church and started shooting?
Gay Christian
Jul 10, 2018 • 37 min
Sound of Sanity follows up on their Revoice episode and asks whether Christians should use the term “gay Christian.”
The Ville 1.1 – Independence Day
Jul 3, 2018 • 38 min
In this Very Special Episode, Nathan and Jake send Benjamin Q. Sulser out on the streets on Sanityville to see how people feel about Independence Day.
Revoice Conference
Jun 26, 2018 • 60 min
Sound of Sanity talks the Revoice Conference and homosexual acceptance in the church.
SAM: Incredibles 2
Jun 19, 2018 • 64 min
Our heroes take a trip to the Sanityville Movie Palace and see Incredibles 2.
Father’s Day
Jun 12, 2018 • 43 min
Sound of Sanity celebrates Father’s Day and discusses good and bad fathers.
Food fights
Jun 5, 2018 • 37 min
Sound of Sanity talks food fears and Netflix “What the health” documentary.
SAM: Solo
May 29, 2018 • 40 min
Sound of Sanity reviews Solo: A Star Wars Story
May 22, 2018 • 43 min
Sound of Sanity discusses the Japanese practice of renting family members for special (and not so special occasions), along with commentary on community, false intimacy, and so much more.
California “Bible Ban”
May 15, 2018 • 45 min
Sound of Sanity talks about California Assembly bill 2943.
Mother’s Day Spectacular!
May 8, 2018 • 28 min
Sound of Sanity celebrates Mother’s Day.
SAM: Avengers (Take Two)
May 4, 2018 • 15 min
Sound of Sanity reviews Avengers: Infinity War … again.
SAM: Avengers: Infinity War
May 1, 2018 • 44 min
Sound of Sanity reviews Avengers: Infinity War.
SAM: The Searchers
Apr 24, 2018 • 67 min
Our heroes review The Searchers.
The Hero’s Journey
Apr 17, 2018 • 47 min
In this followup to their episode on Jordan Peterson, our heroes ponder the nature of narrative in the Christian faith.
Jordan B. Peterson
Apr 10, 2018 • 52 min
Our heroes explore the phenomenon that is Jordan B. Peterson — and the sad truth that it reflects about the state of modern Christian culture.
The Stronger Sex?
Apr 3, 2018 • 50 min
Traditionally, men were supposed to be the stronger sex. Is this still so?
SAM: The Iron Giant
Mar 27, 2018 • 71 min
It’s our monthly movie review episode. This time our heroes are reviewing one of Jake’s favorite kids movies, The Iron Giant.
Wakanda Forever?
Mar 20, 2018 • 34 min
People everywhere have embraced Black Panther with almost-religious fervor. Hmm.
The Riot and the Dance
Mar 13, 2018 • 34 min
Our heroes discuss nature, Planet Earth II, and the new Christian nature documentary “The Riot and the Dance.”
Poportunism, TGC Style!
Mar 6, 2018 • 54 min
Our heroes were so bummed out by a recent Gospel Coalition article that they had to invent a new word to describe it: “poportunism.” Hint: it’s a portmanteau of pop (as in “pop culture”) and opportunism. And, sadly, TGC isn’t the only Christian…
Super Spiritual Guilt Trip
Feb 27, 2018 • 55 min
Super spiritual guilt trips. Nobody likes ‘em. At all. So how do we seek sanctification without them?
SAM: Black Panther
Feb 20, 2018 • 68 min
Our heroes review a movie that the world loves but that they have very mixed feelings about.
Steven Spielberg and Nerd Culture
Feb 13, 2018 • 81 min
Ready Player One. Stranger Things. 1980s culture is back in a big way. In today’s episode, our heroes attempt to figure out why and what to do about it.
Gamifying Scripture Memory
Feb 6, 2018 • 54 min
Yes sir, our heroes are talking scripture memorization today.
SAM: Mary Poppins
Jan 30, 2018 • 95 min
Our heroes talk Mary Poppins.
Get Behind Me, Star Wars
Jan 23, 2018 • 62 min
A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away … Warhorn Media published an article on Stars Wars and feminism that attracted over 130,000 views, hundreds of tweets, Facebook posts, blog responses, Reddit forums, and more.
Life with Netflix and Spotify 2
Jan 16, 2018 • 49 min
Our heroes continue their discussion of how to sift through all the art and entertainment choices out there. It’s all about finding the right guides. But how do you do that?
Life with Netflix and Spotify
Jan 9, 2018 • 51 min
Netflix! Spotify! Amazon Prime! Hulu! iTunes! Insanity!
SAM: Casablanca
Dec 26, 2017 • 101 min
It’s Sanity At the Movies talking Casablanca.
A Sinner’s Christmas
Dec 19, 2017 • 40 min
We live in a fallen world, and for many people, Christmastime can be one of the saddest, loneliest times of the year.
Christmas Traditions
Dec 12, 2017 • 45 min
From Santa to Sacred, Christmas is a multi-faceted holiday. At some point you have to put it all together.
The Commercialization of Christmas
Dec 5, 2017 • 55 min
In part 2 of our heroes’ yuletide extravaganza, the gang considers the dreaded Commercialization of Christmas.
The Christmas Season
Nov 28, 2017 • 55 min
This week our heroes talk about Christmas traditions. Are they good?
Nov 21, 2017 • 60 min
Christians should celebrate Thanksgiving because Christians should be thankful, right? Duh! Except …
Social Media
Nov 14, 2017 • 76 min
Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat — are they the devil’s workshop or legitimate tools for Christians to make use of?
Kids’ Sports
Nov 7, 2017 • 47 min
Kids sports. They can be an all-consuming idol, or they can be a fun way to mature, grow, and learn. Or can they?
Oct 31, 2017 • 49 min
Halloween! A pagan celebration of darkness and depravity? Or a fun time for children to get candy?
Factory Farmed Meats
Oct 17, 2017 • 41 min
Sulser brings the insanity this week, as our heroes ask whether Christians should eat factory farmed meats.
Retaking Worship Music
Oct 10, 2017 • 84 min
Our heroes sit down with Pastor Jody Killingsworth of My Soul Among Lions for a discussion about the state of modern worship music.
Oct 3, 2017 • 61 min
Our heroes talk Superman, and try to figure out if a two-dimensional old-fashioned superhero has any usefulness in a world of three-dimensional sinners.
The Grace of Shame
Sep 26, 2017 • 65 min
Our heroes have Pastor Tim Bayly on to talk about the new book he co-authored, The Grace of Shame: 7 Ways the Church has Failed to Love Homosexuals.
God Sends Hurricanes
Sep 19, 2017 • 43 min
God is sovereign over storms. That means He sent the recent hurricanes that have caused so much devastation.
The Babylon Bee
Sep 12, 2017 • 59 min
Yes, our heroes have decided to come out of the closet as Bee haters.
Gay Christians and Living Out Dot Org
Sep 5, 2017 • 43 min
Recently Jake got himself in a Twitter fight with a founder of Living Out Dot Org.
The Nashville Statement
Aug 31, 2017 • 47 min
In this special emergency bonus episode our heroes examine the Nashville Statement.
Is the Church Unkind to Singles?
Aug 29, 2017 • 43 min
Well, is it?
Aug 22, 2017 • 50 min
An episode about depression.
Wonder Woman
Aug 10, 2017 • 46 min
After a summer of hearing otherwise normal conservative Christians try to claim Wonder Woman as one of their own, our heroes can’t take it anymore.