Still Unbelievable!

Still Unbelievable!
Welcome to Still Unbelievable!, where we examine Christianity. Sometimes we will discuss an episode of the Unbelievable? podcast, sometimes we will test how well Christian arguments stand up because, as sceptics, we think that all beliefs should be challenged.

32 - Alpha Analysis part 2
Jul 15 • 115 min
Tony and Darren join Andrew and Matthew for part 2 of our Alpha Analysis series. In this episode we examine weeks 3 and 4, where we discuss forgiveness, the definition of faith and more. The Alpha videos for weeks 3 and 4 can be found here:…
31 - Why Christians Become Atheist
Jul 5 • 121 min
Joel Furches joins Andrew and Matthew to discuss his research on why Christians become atheist. Joel’s document that is discussed during the episode is available here: A link in…
30 - God as Frankenstein
Jun 28 • 9 min
In this short monologue, Matthew gives an overview of the story of Frankenstein and asks the question, “who is the villain?”. Are there any parallels that can be drawn between Frankenstein and the Christian God? Our theme music is by Holly:…
29 - Alpha Analysis part 1
Jun 16 • 106 min
Darren joins Andrew and Matthew for the first in our series of episodes covering the Alpha course. In this episode we cover the format of Alpha, the demographic of the groups that Andrew and Matthew are in, how that matches claims that in this period of…
28 - Jonathan and Brian in conversation
May 29 • 98 min
Matthew hosts a conversation between returning guests Brian Blais and Jonathan McLatchie to further the conversation on why Jonathan is confident that the resurrection of Jesus can be accepted as an historical event. The conversation goes beyond that and…
27 - ‘Fireside Chat’ with Sam and David on questioning faith
May 19 • 98 min
Matthew and Andrew and joined by Sam and David who find themselves questioning their faith and are planning to podcast about their journey. Listen to hear more about what it takes for Christians to question the foundation of their faith, why they find…
26 - When Apologists talk COVID-19 and suffering
May 6 • 23 min
In this solo episode Matthew reviews the conversations that Justin Brierley had with William Lane Craig, John Lennox and Becky Pippert discussing COVID-19, suffering and how the Christian God fits into this time of high uncertainty. Our theme music is by…
25 - Jonathan McLatchie on why the Resurrection is true
May 1 • 105 min
Following his appearance on Unbelievable? with friend of the show David from the Skeptics and Seekers podcast, Jonathan McLatchie joins Andrew and Matthew to explain why he accepts the resurrection of Jesus as fact and to expand a bit on his usage of…
24 - Parenting out of Faith
Apr 16 • 85 min
Matthew is joined by returning guest Dr Clint Heacock and first time guests Kayla and Bethany to talk parenting through deconstruction. What changes when a parent leaves faith? What challenges do they face? and what do they do better? Growing up Godless:…
23 - A believer questions Matthew
Mar 22 • 129 min
In this episode, Matthew is joined by Teddi, who has some questions after his appearance on Skeptics and Seekers talking about why people leave Christianity. Listen to Skeptics and Seekers here: Our theme music is by…
22 - What happens when people leave the church - with Dr Clint Heacock
Mar 15 • 124 min
Andrew and Matthew are joined by Dr Clint Heacock from the Mindshift podcast to talk about an article he wrote listing many reasons why people leave the Church. This is part of a series of podcasts and episodes we are involved in on why people leave…
21 - Chatting with Steve Chalke
Feb 2 • 119 min
REV Steve Chalke MBE is founder of the Oasis Trust. He joins Andrew and Matthew to talk about his life and goals, what motivates him and what it means for him to be a Christian. Steve’s compassion comes across very strongly in this conversation. To learn…
Special Announcement from Andrew and Matthew
Dec 7, 2019 • 64 min
In this episode, Andrew and Matthew announce their new podcast project and what that means for this podcast and for ReasonPress. Please join us at Proscenium and also let us have feedback on our plans and what you think. —- Send in a voice message:…
20: Does Evolution fit with the Genesis Creation Account
Nov 3, 2019 • 105 min
Andrew and Matthew and joined by friend of the podcast, Dave The Graceful Atheist, to talk about a recent episode of Unbelievable? We talk about evolution, genesis, consciousness, intelligence, Humans and Neanderthals, apologetic arguments, theodicy and…
19: YEC is not only wrong, it’s dangerous
Sep 29, 2019 • 114 min
This episode contains swearing and laughing! Andrew and Matthew are joined by Keith, to discuss Ken Ham’s appearance on the Unbelievable? podcast on September 21st 2019. We are all former YECs and we disagree with Ken Ham on many things, especially when…
18: Religious Fictionalism: Does It Help Christianity
Sep 10, 2019 • 103 min
Professor Philip Goff joins Matthew and Andrew to discuss his approach to Christianity — Religious Fictionalism. Along with an early discussion about the nature of reality, Matthew and Andrew talk with Philip about whether one needs to adopt Christianity…
17: Dave Warnock - Dying Out Loud
Aug 5, 2019 • 83 min
Andrew and Matthew chat with Dave Warnock about valuing the life we live as atheists and how it compares to how Christianity values life. Dave is facing a terminal diagnosis and during this conversation we all have a laugh, and a cry. Dave has appeared on…
16: The Still Unbelievable! Poem
Jul 14, 2019 • 8 min
At a recent Unbelievable? conference, Glen Scrivener recited a poem he wrote depicting a fictional conversation with a young atheist. The Unbelievable! Poem is a poem is written in a similar style depicting a fictional online conversation with a…
15: Should Christians rethink disability and healing
Jul 1, 2019 • 68 min
Recently BBC assistant producer Damon Rosehas created a dust up around Christians asking to heal the disabled. Damon is blind himself and knows a bit about the subject having attended a school for the blind as a youth. To explore Christian disability…
14: Talking with Tom from HIPS Podcast
Jun 11, 2019 • 106 min
In this episode, Andrew and Matthew talk with Tom from the Hiding in Plain Sight podcast. They talk about Tom’s experience of visiting churches, why he’s still atheist, the benefits of Christianity to a community, how fair Justin Brierley is, what Tom…
13: Why Christian Apologetics is Faulty Science and Faulty History
May 17, 2019 • 116 min
In this episode physics professor Brian Blais joins Andrew and Matthew to discuss The Fine Tuning Argument, The Second Law of Thermodynamics, contingency, evidence for the Christian claim of a historical resurrection of Jesus of Nazareth, and other topics…
How Should The Church Respond to Transgender
Apr 6, 2019 • 109 min
Christian churches have a variety of views on the LGBTQI+ community, and recently, there have been some high profile examples of christian denominations taking controversial and harmful stances. In this episode, Andrew and Matthew are joined by Jane to…
Are You in a Cult? We Were
Mar 29, 2019 • 120 min
David, Sarah, and Andrew talk about what it means to be in a cult, and their own experiences in one. —- Send in a voice message:
Tongues, Prophecy, and Knowledge
Mar 6, 2019 • 94 min
Are the gifts of the spirit for today? Let’s find out. —- Send in a voice message:
10: Logos Mind and Making Sense of the World
Feb 26, 2019 • 76 min
In this episode Andrew is joined by Doug Hoxworth. Doug is a Mechanical Engineer with a second degree in theology, and he maintains a life long interest in philosophy. After years of Christianity, Doug is now an atheist, and he takes us on a journey…
9: Atkins v. Lennox Part 2
Feb 19, 2019 • 107 min
In this episode Andrew is joined by Chris Bradley to discuss whether John Lennox is honest with his Christian listeners about the nature of science and the provability of scripture. Is John Lennox knowingly and openly dishonest with his supporters, or is…
8: Bart Campolo
Feb 11, 2019 • 75 min
Bart puts on his therapist hat. And we all benefit. —- Send in a voice message:
7: Natalie Collins
Feb 9, 2019 • 117 min
Natalie defends her egalitarian position. —- Send in a voice message:
6: Can Science Explain Everything
Feb 5, 2019 • 122 min
Original discussion from Unbelievable —- Send in a voice message:…
5: Sean and Bart
Jan 28, 2019 • 117 min
Latest episode of Still Unbelievable —- Send in a voice message:
3: Gender
Jan 8, 2019 • 77 min
Latest episode of Still Unbelievable —- Send in a voice message:
2: Statement of Fundie Faith
Dec 15, 2018 • 100 min
David, Andrew, Matt, and Sarah address the statement of faith that is causing so much controversy in the church. Enjoy. —- Send in a voice message:
1: How should gay Christians express their sexuality?
Nov 29, 2018 • 67 min
The very first episode of Still Unbelievable! —- Send in a voice message: