Articles by Zippy the Wonder Snail

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.

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

By Zippy the Wonder Snail | Jul 22, 2021 at 3:04 PM

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.

Episode 6: Big Courts, Big Tech and Big Questions

By Zippy the Wonder Snail | Jul 11, 2021 at 5:06 PM

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.

Episode 5: Tinker, Tailor, Justice, Prophet

By Zippy the Wonder Snail | Jun 28, 2021 at 4:02 PM

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

By Zippy the Wonder Snail | Jun 11, 2021 at 11:22 AM

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.

Episode 3: Hyper-Partisanship and the Old Klingon Proverb

By Zippy the Wonder Snail | May 28, 2021 at 7:28 PM

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.

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

By Zippy the Wonder Snail | May 14, 2021 at 11:20 AM

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.

Episode 1: The Meteoric Gastropod Begins

By Zippy the Wonder Snail | Apr 29, 2021 at 5:00 PM

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.