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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12/22/2019
056 - Airing of Grievances
On this episode, in the holiday spirit, we hold a Festivus style Airing of Grievances. I know what your thinking, "you three bitches air grievances all year long, what makes this any different"? Good point, it really does make it crystal clear when you type it out like that. Well, enjoy...Links:Amer
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12/08/2019
055 - The Falkirk Center
On this episode we discuss The Falkirk Center for Faith and Liberty. The Falkirk Center is a recently opened Christian think tank at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va. Liberty University's president Jerry Falwell Jr and Turning Point USA's founder Charlie Kirk have joined forces and opened the cen
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11/24/2019
054 Mayor Pete + Kanye and Joel
On this episode we discuss a recent Washington Post article about a rift among the husband of Pete Buttigieg and his brothers along political and religious lines. We also talk about Kanye's recent visit with Joel Osteen at his Mega Church in Houston, Tx. Don't worry, we wander off the trail here and
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11/10/2019
053 - Gretta Wrap Up & Paula White
On this episode we open with a wrap up discussion on our last episode with Gretta Vosper an Atheist Pastor from Toronto. We talk about some of the listener reactions to the past episode and some of our own thoughts after having her on the show. Lastly we talk about the new religious adviser to Dotar
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10/27/2019
052 - Atheist Pastor Gretta Vosper
On this episode, after months of idle threats, we welcome as our special guest, "Honorary Heathen", Friend of the Pod, and Atheist Pastor Gretta Vosper. Jeff and Gretta have been friends for years. After Jeff reminds Gretta about an experience she has tried to forget, (when they first met) we have a
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10/13/2019
051 - Revoke His Atheism Card
On this episode, we start the conversation with an attempt to talk Jerry back down off the ledge after he read a New York Times article about an "unequally yoked" newlywed couple. We follow up with a discussion about reaching across the aisle to find allies and which aisles should we be reaching acr
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09/29/2019
050 - Conservative Christians are Driving Liberals Away From Church
On this episode we discuss the recent article on fivethirtyeight.com about how the Christian right is causing liberals to leave the church and where they are landing. Along the way we talk about getting older, Jerry's recent trip to London, who speaks for the atheist community, and we read a potenti
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09/15/2019
049 - Deconstruction and Jeff's Story
Deconstruction is a term you have probably heard bounced around recently with departure from the faith of prominent Christians Marty Sampson and Joshua Harris among others. Jeff recently listened to a Christian podcast about Deconstruction and Reconstruction and it made him reflect on his own past e
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09/01/2019
048 - Spin the Wheel of Outrage
On this episode we play a game of spin the wheel of outrage. Using our three-way signal group chat as a source we review the various topics shared between ourselves over the last two weeks. Dotard and climate change, the recent Federal Appeals Court decision, and an atheist having to resign from a G
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08/18/2019
047 - Back to School with the Godless Heathens
On this episode we pack our lunches and sharpen our number 2 pencil. That's right folks, it's that time of year again, it's time to head back to school. We look at two church/state separation issues, both being fought on the battleground that is our public schools. Later as a group recommendation, w
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08/04/2019
046 - Reflections on a Christian Guest
On this episode we take a look back at our last episode with our first guest and our only (at least to my knowledge) Christian listener Tom. We discuss regrets, what we learned, and opportunities. Along the way, Jeff rails on evangelicals, we show our ignorance with an ill informed discussion of Mor
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