The BadChristian Podcast

Joey's brother joins us to debate many issues and give some insight on to why Joey is the way he is.  We delve into some deep know, stuff like the implications of sex with robots.

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Jeremy makes a great addition to the show for two reasons.  One, because he has great rapport with the guys since being on tour with them and two, because he has some really heavy and troubling stuff going on in his head and he talks very openly about it.  Marriage, addiction, anxiety, depression, fear, failure and being a pastors kid all play into what he is dealing with and writing about on the new Abandon Kansas album.

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Jen Smith is a female blogger and writer at who dedicates her time to encourage women to be the best wife they can be by sharing openly her personal experiences and biblical principles.  She speaks openly about her sex life and troubles she has had in her marriage. 

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After Toby did some major trash talking, and downright criticism of Derek Webb on a previous episode, the guys now have the chance to talk to him man to man on the show.  We discussed the need for and the reasons not to be open and transparent on the internet.  Needless to say, BC is not quite on the same page as Derek, but Derek's positions are well thought out and respectable.  Enjoy.


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Jennifer discusses being a woman, a Christian, a lesbian, and a performer.  She talks about her book and her new album as well.

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Mae keyboardist Rob Sweitzer walks us through quitting mae, spiraling into depression, going through a divorce, and attempting suicide. His vulnerability here is amazing. 

Rob has a new project called My God, It's Full of Stars. Please go support his crowd funding campaign right now.

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Matt and Toby recently sat down at the MetalSucks podcast studio and had an unformatted convo in which they discussed weather or not Christian Metal is legit, or just a gimmick to make money, and also if God is real or just a gimmick to control people and spread hate.  Please go listen to the first half of the convo on their podcast before this episode as it will make more sense.  This episode is the second half of the convo. 

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On this episode rapper Tedashii joins the guys. This conversation is no holds barred. So get ready to laugh, cry, and ask yourself is Snoop Dog's style silky. This episode is brought to you by

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Jake comes on the show to hang out and tell some tour stories, talk about heavy music, explain what Heart Support is and he also gets mad when talking about church.

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Teresa is one of the women who wrote an autobiographical chapter in our new ebook, The M Word.  She tells her story and gives insight  to issues of sexuality that many women face. 

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The day Lacey Sturm planned to kill herself was the day her grandmother forced her to go to church, a place Lacey thought was filled with hypocrites, fakers, and simpletons. Lacey joins the show to talk about her book, The Reason and add a much needed female perspective.

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Brandon and Joey Talk about all the old Tooth and Nail bands that Toby and Matt have never heard of, Brandon recounts wanting to sign Emery only after they lost weight and bought some decent clothes, and Toby and Matt explain why they foolishly turned down a giant amount of money from Brandon only to re-sign later for a much smaller deal.

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JT Woodruff is the singer and songwriter for Hawthorne Heights.  He is good friends with Matt and Toby and comes on the show to talk about screamo, the tragic loss of their bandmate Casey Calvert and how Steven Christian from Anberlin gets so mad when he loses at basketball that he throws his shoes at the wall.

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Mike joins the show to talk tour stories, pranks, drinking to loosen up before shows and touring with Satanic bands. 

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Dan from Jars of Clay comes on to discuss the controversy about his comments on gay marriage. Toby explains that his wife has breast cancer. Matt helps us understand the ambiguity of reality itself, and Joey continues to be a fat pastor.  Also, news with Toby.

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Pastor Rick Bezet is the pastor of New Life Church, which  was ranked the fastest growing church in the America.  We get the chance to ask him about the potential failures of the mega church system and about smoking weed and playing golf as well as his new book, Be Real.

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Tyler Polumbus is an offensive lineman for the Washington Redskins and a BadChristian and Emery fan.  He answers questions about being in the NFL and the ramble on and interrupt each other as usual. 

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This is the 4th and final live podcast from our 1st run of living room dates.  We will be doing more in the future because they are fun.  Sacramento was the rowdiest party crowd of the tour.  It was a blast and they had some good questions as well. 

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Craig comes on to hang out and talk about the girls and guys he is friends with in the porn indusrty,  why he hates Kirk Cameron and Ray Comfort, and his new book,  Go Small.  Visit

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This is the 3rd of 4 live episodes from our recent living room podcast tour.  Chico was the smallest show of the bunch but was still a ton of fun. 

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Lecrae stops by to talk about his new album Anomaly and what it is like to hang out with real world hip hop artists that many Christians say he should stay away from. Lecrae talks about some personal stuff that he is just now revealing on this album, and why its the responsibility of parents, not artists, what kids are exposed to.

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Logan Cael hangs out and Matt & Toby perform a song live in a small living room in SE Portland, Oregon.

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Tyler Francke from calls in to help the guys sort through some thoughts and arguments about the topic of evolution. This episode features a lot of discussion about science and its purpose, as well as some talk of the other big issue that matters, Brett Favre's wiener.  

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This is the first in a series of live episodes. The guys do the full show plus some music in a living room.  This was recorded on 8-26 in Seattle and features live music from BC Music artists, Vocal Few and Kings Kaleidoscope. 

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Herb Silverman is an atheist author and college professor. He joins the podcast to have a lively discussion about how all not atheist are out to destroy our children and  ruin democracy.

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Frontman Chad Gardner hangs out for the entire episode on which we premiere the first single from their new LP. Chad opens up about the pain and struggles that have accompanied him personally through the making of their new album. In the past year, Chad resigned from his job at a church, lost a close family member, and he and his wife lost their first child in the womb.

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Michael Gungor comes on the show to talk about all of the controversy and the evangelical firestorm he has recently found himself in.  Comments he made about not believing in a strict literal interpretation of Genesis has left him with canceled gigs, lost fans, and accusations that he is a "child of Hell"

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Tommy opens up about his experiences with adultery, suicide, having a kid as a teenager and much more.  He is one of the easiest least guarded people to ever talk to. His honesty is truly refreshing. Tommy loves Jesus and has a great perspective and story to share.

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