The Bible Binge

The Bible Binge

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Talking about Bible stories is often fraught with scholarly nerd alerts about ancient linguistics and inaccessible theological discussions centered around hermeneutics. But what if there was a way to use your pop culture literacy to enhance your biblical literacy. What if you could recap the Bible like you recapped your favorite TV show? Welcome to the Bible Binge hosted by Knox McCoy and Jamie Golden of The Popcast.


31. Moses and the Burning Bush
Jun 16 • 51 min
Season 6 of The Bible Binge is about legendary law-giver and prophet supreme, Moses. In this episode, we’re talking about Moses killing a man (gasp!) and that famous burning bush. MENTIONS Season 6, Episode 1: Baby Moses Buzz from Home Alone…
30. Baby Moses
Jun 2 • 49 min
Welcome to Season 6 of The Bible Binge. Season 6 is all about legendary lawgiver and prophet supreme, Moses. In this episode, we’re talking about baby Moses and his humble beginnings in a basket.
The NOs of Church excerpt
Jun 1 • 10 min
This week we have a fun excerpt from our bonus episode “The Nos of Church” that we’re dropping in our brand new Bible Binge Patreon Community launching today, June 1 at www.thebiblebinge.com/patreon.
29. Rahab
Apr 21 • 44 min
In this episode, we discuss Rahab. We finally arrive at the hooker with a heart of gold we’ve been waiting for. Rahab hides some spies and saves her family and helps a nation enter the Promised Land.
28: Gomer and Hosea
Apr 7 • 54 min
In this episode, we discuss Hosea and Gomer. What happens when God tells you to marry a prostitute who falls in love with you but also decides to go back to prostitution?
27: Potiphar’s Wife
Mar 24 • 40 min
Welcome to Season 5: Shady Ladies. In this episode, we discuss Potiphar’s Wife. This woman has a hankering for a man who is not actually Potiphar. Hijinks ensue.
26. The Woman At The Well
Mar 10 • 54 min
In this episode, we discuss The Woman at the Well. Although she doesn’t get a proper name, the conversation she had changed the course of Biblical history. Was she shady? Maybe not.
25: Delilah
Feb 24 • 68 min
In this episode, we discuss Delilah. Is Samson the good guy who’s overtaken by evil Delilah with a razor or are both not quite what they seem?
24: Jezebel
Feb 10 • 67 min
We’re launching Season 5: Shady Ladies. Named women represent only 5 to 8% of all named characters in scripture, but many of the ones who ARE named are air quotes complicated. In this episode, we discuss Jezebel. Was she eaten by dogs for a valid reason…
Season Five Preview: Shady Ladies
Feb 3 • 1 min
Welcome to a quick preview of The Bible Binge, Season Five: Shady Ladies. We’re excited to set off on this new season and we’re even more excited to point you to www.thebiblebinge.com as your new destination for all things Bible Binge.
23. The Wise Men
Dec 23, 2018 • 51 min
In our finale celebration of Advent, we’re taking a look at The Wise Men. Who were these guys? Who sent them? When did they arrive? Did they bring presents? Were these gifts any good? Matthew 2:1-12
22. The Shepherds and Angels
Dec 16, 2018 • 39 min
Welcome to Episode 3 of Season 4 of The Bible Binge. In celebration of Advent, we’re taking a look at each of the players in the nativity. How did Mary and Joseph end up in a stable? How did those shepherds know where to find them? Should the wise men…
21. The Manger
Dec 9, 2018 • 43 min
In celebration of Advent, we’re taking a look at each of the players in the nativity. How did Mary and Joseph end up in a stable? How did those shepherds know where to find them? Should the wise men even be in the set? In this short four episode season,…
20. Mary Meets An Angel
Dec 2, 2018 • 43 min
In celebration of Advent, we’re taking a look at each of the players in the nativity. How did Mary and Joseph end up in a stable? How did those shepherds know where to find them? Should the wise men even be in the set? In this short four episode season,…
19: The Wondering Years
Nov 11, 2018 • 42 min
We’re swapping things up a bit in this installment by having our Bible Scholar Erin Moon interview Knox about his new book. The Wondering Years releases Tuesday, November 13. Plus, we still have our standard Gentle Rebuke brought to you by Jamie.
18: David and Solomon
Nov 4, 2018 • 68 min
We’re wrapping up Season 3 which focuses on David. In this episode, we discuss more of his kids who are fighting for his throne, despite him still being alive. Parenting is still hard.
17. David’s Kids: Amnon, Tamar, and Absalom
Oct 21, 2018 • 73 min
In this episode, we discuss a few of his children including Amnon, Tamar, and Absalom. One of them gets assaulted by a brother and that brother gets killed by another brother and that other brother tries to kill their Dad. Parenting is hard.
16: David and Bathsheba
Oct 7, 2018 • 72 min
In this episode, we discuss the wandering eyes of King David to Bathsheba on the roof next door and how everything went south from there.
15: David, Saul, and Jonathan
Sep 23, 2018 • 71 min
In this episode, we discuss the back and forth between King Saul trying and failing to kill David and David not killing Saul when he can easily take him out. | I Samuel 18-31
14: David and Goliath
Sep 9, 2018 • 65 min
We’re continuing Season 3 which focuses on David. In this episode, we discuss the epic underdog battle between a shepherd boy and a giant.
13: David and His Childhood
Aug 26, 2018 • 66 min
We’re kicking off Season 3 which will focus on David. Each episode will be a deep dive into the life and times of that harp-playing, giant-slaying, watcher of sun-bathers, and man after God’s heart. In this premiere episode, we set the stage for the…
Season Three Preview
Aug 19, 2018 • 12 min
Season 3 launches next Sunday, August 26 with 6 episodes every other week and a bonus episode at the end of the season. In this episode, we give you a sneak peek plus give you some Godly green lights.
12: Mary and Martha
Jul 15, 2018 • 51 min
In this episode, we discuss Mary and Martha. Sibling squabbles weren’t reserved just for the Old Testament as these two sisters air their grievances literally at the feet of Jesus. Luke 10:38-42
11: Moses, Miriam, and Aaron
Jul 1, 2018 • 64 min
In this episode, we discuss Moses, Miriam and Aaron. Despite Moses being the “Prince of Egypt,” his sister and brother start to question his judgment. Chaos and leprosy ensues.
10: Joseph and His Brothers
Jun 17, 2018 • 68 min
Welcome to the fourth episode of season 2 of The Bible Binge. We’re in Season 2: Sibling Rivalry. In this episode, we discuss Joseph and His Brothers. What happens when a father has twelve sons, but one clear favorite? The other eleven might debate…
9. Rachel and Leah
Jun 3, 2018 • 68 min
In this episode, we discuss Rachel and Leah. These sisters share a mister and a bunch of sexy mandrakes. The rush to get pregnant creates a rivalry unrivaled in scripture.
8. Jacob and Esau
May 20, 2018 • 70 min
We’re in Season 2: Sibling Rivalry. In this episode, we discuss Jacob and Esau. These twins started fighting in the womb and never let up. Scripture: Genesis 25:19-34 | Genesis 27:1-46
7. Cain and Abel
May 6, 2018 • 63 min
We’re launching Season 2: Sibling Rivalry. In this episode, we discuss Cain and Abel. The first siblings set the stage for disgruntled brothers for centuries to follow.
6: Joseph, Father of Jesus
Mar 25, 2018 • 60 min
We’re wrapping up Season 1: The Lineage of Jesus. In this episode, we discuss Joseph, Father of Jesus. This is a guy who seems like he’s just been copied and pasted into a story, but his decisions and obedience are paramount.
5: Ruth and Boaz
Mar 18, 2018 • 81 min
We’re in Season 1: The Lineage of Jesus. In this episode, we discuss Ruth. A story of about a kind heroine who must navigate a dead husband, a demanding mother-in-law, and a dating app that takes her to the threshing floor.
4: Judah and Tamar
Mar 11, 2018 • 62 min
In this episode, we discuss Judah and Tamar, a story about unkept promises and pretending to be a prostitute at church. Episode 4 of Season 1: The Lineage of Jesus.
3: Abraham, Sarah and Hagar
Mar 4, 2018 • 72 min
Welcome to the third episode of The Bible Binge. We asked the questions: What if there was a podcast that used pop culture literacy to enhance your biblical literacy? What if you could listen to a recap of the Bible like a recap of your favorite TV show?…
2: Noah and the Ark
Feb 25, 2018 • 48 min
We’re in Season 1: The Lineage of Jesus. In this episode, we tackle the story most likely to inspire a baby’s nursery decor. Let’s meet Noah and his wife and his kids and a few pairs of every animal on earth.
1: Adam and Eve
Feb 18, 2018 • 70 min
This is the launch of Season 1: The Lineage of Jesus. You’ll learn more than you wanted to know about some of the branches of Jesus’ family tree. In this episode, we start at the beginning. And “In the beginning…” we meet Adam and Eve. Who was this first…
The Bible Binge Trailer: Season One
Feb 11, 2018 • 5 min
Talking about Bible stories is often fraught with scholarly nerd alerts about ancient linguistics and inaccessible theological discussions centered around hermeneutics. But what if there was a way to use your pop culture literacy to enhance your biblical…