Two friends, Matt Hawkins (a former policy director for the Southern Baptist Convention) and John Pinna (former Executive Director of American Islamic Congress) talk religion and politics. The podcast delivers weekly episodes featuring commentary on news, politics, multifaith experiences, and expert guests. The conversations build on almost a decade of their collaboration, advocating in Washington, D.C. for religious freedom domestically and around the globe. The two developed the podcast with a desire to share conversations that model friendship and collaboration despite deep differences in religion and background. Support our podcast via Patreon.
October 25th, 2019 | Season 1 | 12 mins 1 sec
afghanistan, election, politics, religion
John Pinna relays his expectations and hopes for Afghanistan following the September 28th election.
October 3rd, 2019 | Season 1 | 55 mins
christianity, impeachment, islam, politics
Matt and John talk impeachment and one evangelical predicting civil war. Also what houses of worship are increasing security to face mass shootings.
September 26th, 2019 | Season 1 | 1 hr 13 mins
christianity, human rights, islam, politics, religion
Who are the real Muslims? Who are Fake? Cohosts Matt and John discuss.
September 17th, 2019 | Season 1 | 1 hr 6 mins
Matt and John talk religion headlines including self-flagellation commemorating Ashura, joint Hindus & Muslims prayers, and U.S. Senate passage of the Uyghur Human Rights Policy Act.
September 11th, 2019 | Season 1 | 1 hr 16 mins
Matt asks John to share his experiences as an American Muslim following 9-11-01.
September 3rd, 2019 | Season 1 | 58 mins 10 secs
Matt and John review the Netflix series "The Family."
August 27th, 2019 | Season 1 | 44 mins 20 secs
evangelicals, presidents, trump
Is president trump Messianic? Matt and John analyze the apocalyptic news cycle.
July 3rd, 2019 | Season 0 | 57 mins 40 secs
But will John eat the halal pork?
June 13th, 2019 | Season 0 | 59 mins
Matt and John talk religious artifacts located in Israel and Turkey.
June 5th, 2019 | Season 0 | 27 mins 15 secs
How not to do multifaith engagement. Matt and John swap awkward multifaith experiences.