11/22/2020
080 - Invitation to a Super Spreader Event
On this episode we talk about an invitation one of us received to a Christmas Party being called, in a joking manner, "A Super Spreader Extravaganza". We use this as a springboard to discuss the larger topic of the attitude a growing number of people hold that they are simply over the "Whole Corona
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11/08/2020
079 - Pole Dancing
On this episode in the days between the vote and the decision, we discuss the many future  possibilities and how the polls could have been so wrong, yet once again.Recommendations:Don's Recommendation:https://www.wetv.com/shows/love-after-lockup--35406Jerry's Recommendation:https://crooked.com/podca
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10/25/2020
078 - Vote Common Good
On this episode we welcome Doug Pagitt to the show. Doug is a Progressive Evangelical Preacher from Minneapolis, Mn. who after the 2016 election founded the group Vote Common Good. Vote Common Good's main objective is to convince enough White Evangelicals and Conservative Catholics to not vote for D
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10/11/2020
077 - Christian Nationalism
On this episode, leading up to the pending election and with the recent uncovering of a plot by domestic terrorist to kidnap the Governor of Michigan we discuss Christian Nationalism and it's rise in the time of Trump. We look into what it is, who they are, and why we should care.Links:Taking Americ
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09/27/2020
076 - Goin' Dark
On this episode we go dark, not only in drink selection but also our selection of topics. What might be gone forever and possibly another catholic on the supreme court. Along the way, we have a theology lesson from Jeff and we learn that Jerry is ruining the curve for some local students.Links:Micha
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09/13/2020
075 - He Knew and He Lied
On this episode, Ashley joins us since Jerry is on a well deserved vacation. We discuss Dotards admission that he knew how deadly Covid-19 was and lied to the American people early in the outbreak of the pandemic. Next with Ashley's predisposed bias towards all things South Dakota, we talk about wha
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08/30/2020
074 - Tom and Jerrry
On this episode, Jeff checks in after having a beer with a evangelical friend who is attending in person church services. It's friend of the pod Tom the christian listener from episode 45. Tom and Jeff got together to catch up and so they could pick each others brains and we pick Jeff"s brain about
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08/16/2020
073 - Misery Loves Company
On this episode, Jerry's in a funk. Will we be able to talk him out of it or will he drag us down into his pit of despair? If the title of the episode is any indication, the answer should be obvious. Also, it wouldn't be an episode of GHP if Jeff didn't bring up evangelicals and how what they are cu
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08/02/2020
072 -QAnon
On this episode we discuss the growing concern behind the rise of the right wing conspiracy theory known as QAnon. We talk about it's origin, it's frightening mainstream acceptance and recent entanglement with religious fervor and imagery.  Links:Shadowland Series:https://www.theatlantic.com/shadowl
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07/19/2020
071 - Cancel Culture
On this episode we discuss Cancel Culture in general and specifically a recent twitter exchange involving Atheist Alliance International Executive Director, Michael Sherlock. We also talk about local Mega Church Pastor and friend of he Pod, Andy Stanley's decision to forgo in-person services at his
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07/05/2020
070 - Schools, Vaccines, and Masks
On this episode we dive back deep into the covid crisis. We discuss the current plan to reopen schools in a little more than a month, and how that can possibly work.  We debate and wager on the possibility and logistics of a vaccine. Lastly we talk about what has recently become more and more of a p
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06/21/2020
069 - White Blessing
On this Episode we discuss a local Atlanta mega church pastor that has recently made a splash on the national scene by making one of the most tone deaf statements ever when it comes to race. In his world the worst part of racism in America is having to deal with the term White Privilege so he sugges
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06/07/2020
068 - It's 'A' Bible
On this episode we discuss the civil unrest that exploded across the country in the wake of the murder of George Floyd by members of the Minneapolis Police Department and the government response to protesters, both peaceful and otherwise. We also discuss Dotard's decision to have a goon squad clear
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05/24/2020
067 - Manipulating the Data
On this episode we talk about a recent article in the Chicago Tribune about States bungling or manipulating the data concerning the Covid-19 pandemic, something we speculated about weeks ago on this very podcast. We discuss how the States are using this data as justification to "reopen the economy"
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05/10/2020
066 - Grieving During a Global Pandemic
On this episode, we discuss a new phenomenon many people worldwide are currently experiencing, attending the funeral of a loved one...online. One of the Heathens recently had a parent that passed away and he attended an online funeral ceremony. We talk about the experience itself and how you give an
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04/26/2020
065 - Dispatches From a Failed State
On this episode we meet a few days prior to Georgia's Governor Brian Kemp opens up the State's Gyms, Bowling Alleys, Hair & Nail Salons, and Tattoo Parlors against all the experts warnings to continue practicing social distancing.  This Podcast was recorded remotely using proper social distancing gu
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04/12/2020
064 - And Still No Tests
On this episode, we're finally all back together again. Jerry missed a couple of episodes, but he came back just in time for Jeff to miss the last episode with what turned out to be an unreported case of Covid-19. He takes us through his journey with the virus and his 7-8 day battle till he finally
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03/29/2020
063 - The Bible Says What
On this episode we welcome Michael Wiseman the creator and host of The Bible Says What?!?! Podcast who sits in for Jeff. We discuss the continued lack of a competent response from the current administration as well as the blatant defiance of the advice of medical professionals to practice social dis
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03/14/2020
062 - Coronavirus
On this episode, we talk about what is on every person's mind in the entire world, The Coronavirus or Covid 19. We discuss how the different countries of the world are dealing with the outbreak as well as the lack of leadership shown by the current Presidential Administration. Believe it or not we a
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03/01/2020
061 - Socialism
On this episode, we discuss a word you've probably heard a lot lately and if the latest coronavirus doesn't kill us all, you are going to hear a bunch more in the coming year, Socialism. We talk about the differences between democratic socialism and communism, and if socialism is secular or religiou
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02/16/2020
060 - Church Trip Wrap Up
On this episode, with Jerry back and all three installments of Andy Stanley's sermon released, we wrap up our recent trip to Andy's North Point Community Church. We discuss the overall and underlying themes of the message, it's similar sound to the recent National Prayer Breakfast key note address.
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02/02/2020
059 - Ashley's Back
On this episode, Honorary Heathen Ashley make her return to the show in Jerry's absence. We discuss the recent revelation that the New Orleans Saints lent some help to the Catholic Church during the Child Sex Abuse Scandal and a report that the church hasn't been as transparent in it's reporting of
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01/19/2020
058 - The Heathens Go To Church
On this episode the Godless Heathens went to church, on purpose, and not for a wedding, funeral or other family commitment. Not just any church, we attended the 4th largest Mega-Church in the Country, The North Point Community Church in Alpharetta, Ga. home to Pastor Andy Stanley. We have had many d
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01/05/2020
057 - Feuding Christian Publications
On this episode, we discuss the recent Christianity Today editorial calling for the impeachment and removal from office of the President as well as the rebuttal editorial from 200 evangelical preachers in The Christian Post. We also look into the claim by the Fellowship of Christian Athletes that th
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