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Zippy the Wonder Snail

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Zippy the Wonder Snail is a podcast zipping through the news and culture that impacts you, co-hosted by Timothy R. Butler and Jason Kettinger.

Zippy the Wonder Snail is a podcast zipping through the news and culture that impacts you, co-hosted by Timothy R. Butler and Jason Kettinger.

Location:

United States

Description:

Zippy the Wonder Snail is a podcast zipping through the news and culture that impacts you, co-hosted by Timothy R. Butler and Jason Kettinger.

Twitter:

@ofbmag

Language:

English

Contact:

314-808-5847


Episodes

Episode 13: Reason, Revelation and 'Rithmetic

10/23/2021
Your favorite snail of news and culture returns with an episode zipping through baseball drama with the firing of Mike Schildt, a deeper dive into arguments in the abortion debate (including how that intersects with disability), a discussion about the Chosen and other dramatizations of the life of Jesus and a hopeful reflection on what God accomplishes in Revelation 22.

Duration:00:44:53

Episode 12: Like Toasted Ravioli and Provel-Based Pizza

10/5/2021
The boys are back on the 20th Anniversary of OFB with an epsiode packed with music, politics, baseball and mysterious priests in the Bible. Where else can you discuss the Cardinals, the migrant crisis, a John Mayer album and Melchizedek in one place?

Duration:00:25:47

Episode 11: Pumpkin Spice Zippy

9/18/2021
The boys are back and start off with a perfect fall medley of pumpkin spice and baseball. They also delve into vaccine mandate controversies and the new Texas and Mississippi abortion laws, with a hopeful topping of discussion around God’s love in the Old Testament.

Duration:00:28:15

Episode 10: All's Well that Ends Well

9/3/2021
This episode, the Zippy Crew digs more deeply into the Afghan Crisis and hits on several topics related to religious persecution and faithfulness. For this week’s lighter side, we also wrap up our “Summer of the Miniseries” with last looks at Tinker, Tailor and WandaVision, including a look at a scene in WandaVision that helps us think about resurrection.

Duration:00:27:59

Episode 8: Out of this World

8/5/2021
The Zippy Boys return in an out of this world episode. This week, we turn to the story around the stellar Olympian Simone Biles, the meteoric private space tourism race and the other worldly comfort of our God in the Psalms. We also continue the Summer of the Mini-Series discussion, returning to Tinker, Tailor, Solider, Spy.

Duration:01:28:52

Episode 7: Masks, Maximoff, and Musings on Human Rights

7/22/2021
Tim and Jason zip back as your favorite snail covers the surge of the COVID Delta Variant, the coming Olympic Games, Jason’s viewing of WandaVision and a discussion on human rights in the context of Jesus’s incarnation.

Duration:01:35:43

Episode 6: Big Courts, Big Tech and Big Questions

7/11/2021
The Zippy Duo delves deeper into the topic of the recent Fulton v. Philadelphia decision on the Supreme Court, considers regulation being proposed against “Big Tech” and discusses what we learn about God’s love in the midst of Job’s suffering.

Duration:01:33:42

Episode 5: Tinker, Tailor, Justice, Prophet

6/28/2021
Tim and Jason return to our fearless Snail-cast, this time to discuss the recent Supreme Court decision concerning religious freedom, the story of Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy, the importance of the Minor Prophets in Bible Study and the appeal of “localism.”

Episode 4: The Spirit Throughout

6/11/2021
Tim and Jason discuss the promies of the Holy Spirit in John 14, Dr. Russell Moore’s departure from the Southern Baptist Convention’s ERLC, dealing with abuse in the church, Facebook vesus Twitter, Praying through social media and how we look toward the end of time.

Duration:00:44:52

Episode 3: Hyper-Partisanship and the Old Klingon Proverb

5/29/2021
Tim and Jason zip through segments on the current Washington debate over infrastructure (with a visit to plans around space exploration, no less), the case for vaccination versus going “No-Vax,” the dangers of hyper-partisanship and the value of laughter.

Duration:00:45:22

Episode 2: To Boldly Go Where No Snail Has Gone Before

5/14/2021
Jason​ and Tim​ zip back to the podcast-o-sphere with Episode 2 of Zippy the Wonder Snail. On the docket today: the upcoming “College Bowl” TV show revival academic and the state of the Liberal Arts; suicide and meaning in Star Trek​ and the necessity of Jesus’s Cross.

Duration:00:48:01

Episode 1: The Meteoric Gastropod Begins

4/29/2021
Tim and Jason zip through segments on the Gospel of John, Taylor Swift’s “Folklore,” Non-Fungible Tokens and the need for a return to blogging.

Duration:00:47:21