Backslidden Evangelical Podcast
  • Language: eng
  • Episodes: 29
  • Last: 19 Sep 2017
Alan Ng is the Backslidden Evangelical. We'll look at most sides of the issues involving politics, religion, pop culture and other weird stuff. No matter what the issue is, Alan will ask the questions we're all too afraid to ask.

Episodes (29)

  • Ep 28 - Thoughts about Gentrification
    Ep 28 - Thoughts about Gentrification
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    Published: 19 Sep 2017 Duration: 16:05
    I was in San Francisco this weekend and heard the restaurant we were eating at was scheduled to be torn down for new housing development. Whether this is true or not, this inspired my thoughts on Gentrification. It's not that I'm against mo... Read more →
    I was in San Francisco this weekend and heard the restaurant we were eating at was scheduled to be torn down for new housing development. Whether this is true or not, this inspired my thoughts on Gentrification. It's not that I'm against mo... Read more →

  • Episode 27 - What's Up with Polygamy?
    Episode 27 - What's Up with Polygamy?
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    Published: 11 Sep 2017 Duration: 13:28
    This is by no means any proof, but God allowed polygamy in the Old Testament. Yes, even though it was a sin. So what does this have to do with the war on homosexuality?
    This is by no means any proof, but God allowed polygamy in the Old Testament. Yes, even though it was a sin. So what does this have to do with the war on homosexuality?

  • Ep 26 - My Most Controversial Statement
    Ep 26 - My Most Controversial Statement
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    Published: 5 Sep 2017 Duration: 08:54
    This is the statement that will get you to hate me. You will unfriend me. Unsubscribe from this podcast. And troll me to the end of my days. I was surprised but it's true. Here's the statement: For all my life, white people have been pretty... Read more →
    This is the statement that will get you to hate me. You will unfriend me. Unsubscribe from this podcast. And troll me to the end of my days. I was surprised but it's true. Here's the statement: For all my life, white people have been pretty... Read more →

  • Ep 25 - Homosexuality and the Book of Leviticus
    Ep 25 - Homosexuality and the Book of Leviticus
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    Published: 29 Aug 2017 Duration: 22:30
    Spoiler Alert - The Bible is clear...The Old Testament is clear. Homosexuality is a sin. But why? Context is always a good way to understand why God does the things he does.
    Spoiler Alert - The Bible is clear...The Old Testament is clear. Homosexuality is a sin. But why? Context is always a good way to understand why God does the things he does.

  • Ep 24 - Real Thoughts on Racism
    Ep 24 - Real Thoughts on Racism
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    Published: 24 Aug 2017 Duration: 18:04
    When it comes to my real feelings about racism, I tend to be very jokey about it. I do that because I'm frustrated by the inconsistencies of those who claim they aren't racists and believe that white people are the worst things about Americ... Read more →
    When it comes to my real feelings about racism, I tend to be very jokey about it. I do that because I'm frustrated by the inconsistencies of those who claim they aren't racists and believe that white people are the worst things about Americ... Read more →

  • Ep 23 - Ending Racism
    Ep 23 - Ending Racism
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    Published: 21 Aug 2017 Duration: 16:18
    I have a solution to ending racism. It's simple, but it's not easy by any means. First, we have to seek peace and become peacemakers. Second, we have to forgive. Simple, yet hard, but not impossible.
    I have a solution to ending racism. It's simple, but it's not easy by any means. First, we have to seek peace and become peacemakers. Second, we have to forgive. Simple, yet hard, but not impossible.

  • Ep 22 - The Klan and I
    Ep 22 - The Klan and I
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    Published: 15 Aug 2017 Duration: 10:45
    How real is the clan? The news would have you believe there's a resurgence in the white nationalist movement. That is until 500 morons showed up in Charlottesville. That's barely 1 percent of 1 percent of the women's march, but somehow the ... Read more →
    How real is the clan? The news would have you believe there's a resurgence in the white nationalist movement. That is until 500 morons showed up in Charlottesville. That's barely 1 percent of 1 percent of the women's march, but somehow the ... Read more →

  • Ep. 21 - Old vs. New...Testament, That Is
    Ep. 21 - Old vs. New...Testament, That Is
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    Published: 9 Aug 2017 Duration: 14:38
    Before I delve deeper into the whole Evangelical War against the LGBT community. I think it is important to understand the difference between the Old and New Testament. I address the question, "If God is real, why doesn't he just show himse... Read more →
    Before I delve deeper into the whole Evangelical War against the LGBT community. I think it is important to understand the difference between the Old and New Testament. I address the question, "If God is real, why doesn't he just show himse... Read more →

  • Ep 20 - Turning 50
    Ep 20 - Turning 50
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    Published: 8 Aug 2017 Duration: 13:58
    Yep, I turned 50 last Sunday. I was at the National Comedy Theatre in San Diego, when midnight struck. Went to the fair with the family. We ate ribs and I bought expensive pillows for me and my daughter. Today, I reflect a little on growing... Read more →
    Yep, I turned 50 last Sunday. I was at the National Comedy Theatre in San Diego, when midnight struck. Went to the fair with the family. We ate ribs and I bought expensive pillows for me and my daughter. Today, I reflect a little on growing... Read more →

  • Episode 19 - Ruining Wonder Woman
    Episode 19 - Ruining Wonder Woman
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    Published: 2 Aug 2017 Duration: 12:04
    Today, I uncover the conservative agenda of Wonder Woman. You thought Wonder Woman was a great movie. I'm about to ruin it for you.
    Today, I uncover the conservative agenda of Wonder Woman. You thought Wonder Woman was a great movie. I'm about to ruin it for you.

  • Episode 18 - Christian Arrogance
    Episode 18 - Christian Arrogance
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    Published: 31 Jul 2017 Duration: 18:36
    God said it. I believe it. That settles it. I hate that phrase with a passion and for some reason, we teach our kids this phrase. It reeks of "do as I say, not as I do." The Bible is the word of God. So we are speaking the very words of God... Read more →
    God said it. I believe it. That settles it. I hate that phrase with a passion and for some reason, we teach our kids this phrase. It reeks of "do as I say, not as I do." The Bible is the word of God. So we are speaking the very words of God... Read more →

  • Ep 17 - Skeptical Christian
    Ep 17 - Skeptical Christian
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    Published: 25 Jul 2017 Duration: 15:59
    Today, I talk a little about my journey as a Christian. I've always questioned everything I believe. I think this is healthy and you have to risk unbelief for the sake of belief. Also, the kid joins me on the discussion. She's only 9.
    Today, I talk a little about my journey as a Christian. I've always questioned everything I believe. I think this is healthy and you have to risk unbelief for the sake of belief. Also, the kid joins me on the discussion. She's only 9.

  • Episode 16 - Getting Hell from the Yellow Sign
    Episode 16 - Getting Hell from the Yellow Sign
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    Published: 24 Jul 2017 Duration: 11:52
    Convention season is finally over with the end of Comic Con. One thing you can always count on are the guys with the Yellow Signs showing up and preaching the gospel...or more accurately preaching Hell. God commands Christians to preach the... Read more →
    Convention season is finally over with the end of Comic Con. One thing you can always count on are the guys with the Yellow Signs showing up and preaching the gospel...or more accurately preaching Hell. God commands Christians to preach the... Read more →

  • Ep 15 - Let's Talk Abortion
    Ep 15 - Let's Talk Abortion
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    Published: 18 Jul 2017 Duration: 20:52
    I'll just get to the point. I'm pro-life. Does that mean I hate women and want to control them? No. But without understanding each other's opinions, there can be no place for debate and find common ground. I ask an important question to my ... Read more →
    I'll just get to the point. I'm pro-life. Does that mean I hate women and want to control them? No. But without understanding each other's opinions, there can be no place for debate and find common ground. I ask an important question to my ... Read more →

  • Ep 14 - Sodom and Homosexuality - Follow-up
    Ep 14 - Sodom and Homosexuality - Follow-up
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    Published: 14 Jul 2017 Duration: 06:18
    I changed courses today. I was going to talk about something that will enrage you, but instead, I need to follow-up on the last episode.  I had a little epiphany. I believe I've just removed the connection between the story of Sodom and Gom... Read more →
    I changed courses today. I was going to talk about something that will enrage you, but instead, I need to follow-up on the last episode.  I had a little epiphany. I believe I've just removed the connection between the story of Sodom and Gom... Read more →

  • Episode 12 - Evangelical War on Homosexuality - Part 2
    Episode 12 - Evangelical War on Homosexuality - Part 2
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    Published: 11 Jul 2017 Duration: 16:53
    Today we start looking at the actual Biblical verses about homosexuality in order to seek clarity and truth. In this episode, we shed light on the idea that Sodom and Gomorrah were destroyed because of the sin of homosexuality.
    Today we start looking at the actual Biblical verses about homosexuality in order to seek clarity and truth. In this episode, we shed light on the idea that Sodom and Gomorrah were destroyed because of the sin of homosexuality.

  • Episode 12 - Explaining Christianity in 15 Minutes
    Episode 12 - Explaining Christianity in 15 Minutes
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    Published: 7 Jul 2017 Duration: 15:21
    In today's episode, I break Christianity down to a 15-minute explanation. 15 minutes that's all I need. I also try to sneak in why it's the best religion in the whole darn world. Don't forget. You can also see me live this Saturday, July 8 ... Read more →
    In today's episode, I break Christianity down to a 15-minute explanation. 15 minutes that's all I need. I also try to sneak in why it's the best religion in the whole darn world. Don't forget. You can also see me live this Saturday, July 8 ... Read more →

  • Ep 11 - Immigrant's Story
    Ep 11 - Immigrant's Story
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    Published: 6 Jul 2017 Duration: 15:57
    Happy Fourth of July Everyone. Today, I talk about my cultural past and my thoughts on immigration in America. I am the son of immigrants.  Also, I am performing this weekend in San Diego (nationalcomedy.com) and I am now a movie review con... Read more →
    Happy Fourth of July Everyone. Today, I talk about my cultural past and my thoughts on immigration in America. I am the son of immigrants.  Also, I am performing this weekend in San Diego (nationalcomedy.com) and I am now a movie review con... Read more →

  • Ep 10 - Resistance is Life
    Ep 10 - Resistance is Life
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    Published: 28 Jun 2017 Duration: 14:37
    On this episode, we examine the Syrian Refugee Crisis from the perspective of the refugees that want to go home. I interview the filmmakers of Resistance is Life. I speak with director Apo W. Bazidi and producer Goran Zaneti. The interview ... Read more →
    On this episode, we examine the Syrian Refugee Crisis from the perspective of the refugees that want to go home. I interview the filmmakers of Resistance is Life. I speak with director Apo W. Bazidi and producer Goran Zaneti. The interview ... Read more →

  • Ep 9 - My Apology to the LGBTQ Community
    Ep 9 - My Apology to the LGBTQ Community
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    Published: 27 Jun 2017 Duration: 07:16
    I've been incredibly busy this summer and this is my first chance to record a podcast.  Last year, the Pope asked Christians to apologize to the LGBTQ community. Although I am not Catholic, God impressed on my heart to post an apology for t... Read more →
    I've been incredibly busy this summer and this is my first chance to record a podcast.  Last year, the Pope asked Christians to apologize to the LGBTQ community. Although I am not Catholic, God impressed on my heart to post an apology for t... Read more →