Introduction:

Today’s guest, Joel Barry, is the managing editor at the Babylon Bee.

Summary of Topics Discussed:

What’s the Babylon Bee?

What’s the role of humor in evangelism and apologetics?

Examples of comedy in Scripture

In light of “cancel culture,” what are the consequences of making humor so serious?

Rapid fire fun questions for Joel

Quotable Quotes: 

“You mess with a mama bear’s kids, that’s a surefire way to bring trouble upon yourself.” – Joel

“A good joke can remind us that we’re all in the same boat.” – Joel

“There’s no conflict between humor and Christianity.” – Joel

People and Resources Mentioned:

The Babylon Bee Guide to Wokeness

G.K. Chesterton: “It is the test of a good religion whether you can joke about it.” (All Things Considered (1908))

The Bible and Beer Consortium

Mama Bear Apologetics Guide to Biblical Sexuality

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