Episode 276: Texas Homeschool Rapture


Favorite food movies. Rioting. Cuban food in St. Louis. Porn filming in Austrian churches. Lutherans in the Bible Belt. Raptured homeschoolers in Texas.  The Christero War. International Center geese. Reading Scripture in its historical context. Robin Williams. And the music of Larry Norman and Mrs. Miller.

Episode 275: Siberian Sinkhole


Special guests Walt and Paul Snyder. Letter from a former Wiccan on medical marijuana who doesn’t own a phone. The benefits of hospice. Siberian sinkhole. Atheist video. Westboro Baptist protest schedule.  

Episode 274: Paradox


The dangers of cross country binge listening. 1 Corinthians 1:17 in context. Baptism. Dispensationalism. Explanation of the GW post-ironic anti-celebrity. Simul and Paradox.

Episode 273: Undocumented


Higher Things. Craig’s birthday bash report (again!). Astronaut diapers. Incense and allergies. Email from a former Wiccan priest. Minor and major ban. The voice of Ellie. And Toribio Romo Gonzalez, patron saint of undocumented immigrants. 


Episode 272: Midlife Crisis Edition – Donofrio Turns 50


Craig turns 50. Pharmaceuticals and faith. Klemet Preus remembered. Email: “Womb to tomb.” Mid-life crises. Random call from Obsessive Mike with a “quick question” about the Trinity. Monasticism for the modern man.


Episode 271: Special Face-to-Face Edition


The manly doctors are back in the same room for a face to face episode in CA. Craig’s IC schedule. Does God cause suffering? Asparagus and bacon. Excerpts from Luther’s Wittenberg sermons. Atheist Christian metal band. And a great Nagel sermon on John 21.

Episode 270: Tiptoeing Through the Daniel Plan


Falsetto and contratenor. Craig’s California adventure. Athanasian Creed. Email: Why pastors take or decline a call.  Rick Warren and the Daniel Plan. Faith and Pharmaceuticals.  St. Roberto Clemente?

Episode 269: Don’t Shade Your Eyes! Plagiarize!


Guests Randall Mark and Ellie Corrow. Email: dating help for single future seminarian. Philly cheesesteaks. Christian-speak. Sermon plagiarism.  Cat kicking Calvinists. Science vs faith. KFUO dead cricket.

Episode 268: Duck!

Duck Dynasty

IT at the LCMS-IC. Tiki drinks. Bizarre church laws. Duck Dynasty Bible. Nagel sermon on the First Article. Science and faith.

Episode 267: Up!


Ascension.  Why Lutherans don’t go to church on Thursdays. Canadian hockey controversy and more from Ginny Dreadful.  Donofrio tries to discuss women in the church without sounding sexist. Gender specific Bible studies. Luxury cry rooms. Academic pomposity.  Three Ascension misunderstandings including whether “up” means up, and a great Ascension hymn.