A unique show that covers theology, faith, & culture w/a fresh urban slant. Christian apologist VOCAB MALONE debates, discusses, and dissects relevant questions and issues about the Christian faith from a Biblical perspective.

December 21, 2014

5 Percenters: Nation of the Gods and Earths [12/21/2014]

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The Five Percent Nation is a religious group that broke away from the Nation of Islam. Based in New York, their ideas and vocabulary heavily influenced hip hop culture. Old School Christian rap artist Fred Lynch drops knowledge on The Fivers and speaks on his brother's (K-Mack the Knife) journey to The Nation.

Special Guest: Fred Lynch of Preachas fka PID

*Featured Song: Preachas - Who’s The Ruffest, Pt. 1 (Violent Playground)

December 14, 2014

Gospel Rapping with Josh McDowell [12/14/2014]



Christian rap pioneer FRED LYNCH talks:

  • PID and Christian hip hop history
  • rapping the entire gospel of John
  • his relationship with Josh McDowell
  • his hip hop devotional project

Special Guest: Fred Lynch of Preachas fka PID
and Christian hip hop artist David Absolute

*Featured song: Preachas fka PID - Take 'Em To Church

July 28, 2013

Utah Mormon Culture [07/28/2013]

Utah resident and ex-Mormon turned church planter Chris Murray gives us the low down on LDS slang and Mormon culture. From BYU to FLDS to SLC, this show has it all! We also unveil our new intro, courtesy of CDZ the Messenger and producer David Elijah.

Special Guest: Chris Murray aka CDZ the Messenger

April 21, 2013

False Teachers & Lyrical Theology [04/21/2013]


Vermon and Vocab talk about shai linne's new song "Fal$e Teacher$", where shai calls out a number of prosperity preachers. We discuss the nature of public rebuke (see Matthew 18) and play audio clips from popular TBN guests. We are even joined by a few of the artists who worked on the new Lyrical Theology album to get their perspective.

 Special Guests: Christian hip hop artists, JG Whitley and Omri Miles of iSix:5
April 7, 2013

Being Black & Reformed [04/07/2013]

A discussion about the black and Reformed movement. What are some of the big issues? We bring up the book Glory Road and talk about some Reformed rappers.

March 31, 2013

French Muslims & Christian Rap [03/31/2013]


Review of Vocab’s mission trip to France.

Topics include: Muslim and Christian relations, the spiritual dynamics in France and apologetics in evangelism and relationships. 

  Special Guests: French missionary Mark Good and musician Alden Powers
October 31, 2011

Sound and Pound3 Preview [10/30/2011]


We interview Reddit Andrews III on an upcoming urban music and ministry concert and conference called SOUND and POUND. True street level type stuff.

Special Guests: Reddit Andrews III and Bishop Ortega.
October 25, 2010

Urban Artist, Urban Church [10/24/2010]

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Being in a local church is inherent to being a Christian. The Christian artist must be in a place where they can actively practice the 'one anothers' of Scripture. The local church also has a responsibility: to shepherd the heart of the urban artist.

Special Guest: Jeff Durbin of Apologia Radio

BONUS: videos of Shai Linne speaking during our Sound&Pound event
Plus ... 
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