Don't Be Stupid.

Don't Be Stupid.
Clever conversations on Christianity and culture

61: The One Where Sam Interviews Josh about His New Book
Jan 15, 2018 • 43 min
In this episode, as the title says, Sam interviews Josh about his new book. They talk about Sam’s dub-chin and even get into why it took so long for Don’t be stupid. to be released. (A conversation that led to Josh opening up about some personal stuff.)
60: Christmas
Dec 23, 2017 • 26 min
In this episode, we talk about Josh’s new book, and then move on to Christmas — the incarnation and gift giving.
59: Mormonism
Dec 8, 2017 • 61 min
We start this week off talking about Ben’s (potential) dog and Harry Potter (surprise). We then move on to our main topic — Mormonism. (Where Sam is a little rude. Sorry.)
58: The Flag Kneeling Debate
Nov 13, 2017 • 15 min
In this bonus episode, we share our after show conversation from the last episode, where we discuss our thoughts on the NFL flag kneeling controversy.
57: Halloween, Science, and Faith
Nov 1, 2017 • 39 min
This episode starts with a dumb joke from Ben, then we discuss Halloween and other holidays, and finally, we move onto the main topic — the relationship between science and faith.
56: Nashville Statement and Our Post-Christian Culture
Oct 9, 2017 • 59 min
In this episode, we discuss the Nashville Statement (a little late, we know) and how to engage in our post-christian culture.
55: Hogwarts, Gnosticism, and Gender
Sep 18, 2017 • 51 min
In this week’s episode, Ben tells us about his dream where he visited Hogwarts. We then discuss N.T. Wright’s letter to the editor on the transgender debate, which leads to a long discussion about Gnosticism in our culture.
54: Women in the Church
Sep 4, 2017 • 57 min
In this episode, the three of us discuss women in the church and in the marriage, and the gender issues surrounding those topics. We also hear from Ben about when the White Sox wore shorts.
53: Books We Love
Aug 17, 2017 • 72 min
After a long break, we’re back to talk about the books we love. We also talk about Josh’s new job… And his stupid laugh…
52: Guns and Self Defense
May 1, 2017 • 49 min
In this episode, Josh and Ben discuss guns and self defense. Josh is struggling, because he might be a pacifist…
51: The Bible — Inspiration and Interpretation
Nov 18, 2016 • 59 min
In this episode, we continue our conversation on the Bible. What does it mean for it to be inspired? And how do we go about interpreting it?
#50: The Joker, C. S. Lewis, and Evil
Nov 9, 2016 • 12 min
This week we have another mini episode. Bobby did some amazing work on the production of it, and we think you’ll like it a lot. Let us know what you think.
#49: Politics — Listener Questions
Nov 2, 2016 • 70 min
In this pre-election episode, we dive into politics. We spent the entire episode answering your questions on the subject. Also, Josh saw a famous person.
#48: The Bible — Translations and Design
Oct 10, 2016 • 57 min
In this episode Josh and Ben talk Bible translations and design. How are the translations created? Which one should you choose? And does Bible design matter?
Episode 47: Hell
Sep 10, 2016 • 55 min
In this episode, Josh and Ben discuss Hell. What is it? How long does it last? And would a good God send someone there? Also, a couple stories about losing teeth. Or not losing them. There’s a story about that too.
Episode 46: Joe Moore and Bobby Ross
Jul 27, 2016 • 88 min
This week we have a special episode where Josh talks with Joe Moore of The God Project, and Bobby Ross (our producer!), about faith, doubt, and a bunch of other stuff. It’s a really interesting, and fun, conversation.
Episode 45: Race and #blacklivesmatter
Jul 21, 2016 • 53 min
In this episode we share stories from 4th of July, including Josh’s near crashing of a ‘79 Ford truck. And then we move on to discuss race and the #blacklivesmatter movement.
Episode 44: Speaking in Tongues
Jul 8, 2016 • 53 min
In this episode we start off by talking about dead animals. (It was much more funny than it sounds.) And then we move on to talking about speaking in tongues, including answering a couple listener questions about the topic.
Episode 43: Aliens
Jun 30, 2016 • 19 min
In this week’s in-between episode we have a short with Josh answering the question, Could there be life on other planets? It’s an episode much different from what we’ve done before, but we think you’ll like it.
Episode 42: Decision Making and Hearing from God
Jun 21, 2016 • 64 min
In this episode, we talk about making decisions as a Christian, including the idea of hearing from God. We also talk statistics, Sam’s candy problem, and #explainafilmplotbadly.
Episode 41: Why only four Gospels?
May 25, 2016 • 19 min
In this short episode, Josh answers the question, “Why do we only have four Gospels?”
Episode 40: The Transgender Question
May 17, 2016 • 37 min
In this episode we talk about transgenderism. What is it? And what should be the Christian response?