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This Heretical Life

This Heretical Life

By Adam Leggett
Two friends discussing life from the perspective of having both been evangelical pastors, now turned to a ​more traditional view of Christianity.
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Ep. 22 Hot-take Tuesday... on a Monday
Brian and Adam discuss several seemingly random topics today: 1) Christians MIGHT have started cancel culture 2) Protestantism and post-modernism 3) Things they both see as problems in their respective traditions Also, the Martin Luther quote Adam references can be found by googling for Luther's "Letter to Antwerp" 
July 28, 2021
Ep. 21 Community
Per a listeners request, Brian and Adam discuss what church community has looked like for them sense the big jump, and how it's different from the churches they grew up in. 
July 19, 2021
Ep. 20 Pope or not the Pope, that is the question.
Per their personal tradition, every tenth episode is on a topic that Brian and Adam's respective traditions see a little differently. This episode is more discussion about the Pope from the context of Matthew 16.  Contact us at 
July 07, 2021
Ep. 19 Come to The Table Part 2
In this Episode Brian and Adam continue their discussion of the Eucharist and where they see from scripture the support of the ancient view of the church.  Feel free to contact us at 
June 23, 2021
Ep. 18 Come to the Table
Today Brian and Adam start the discussion about what they used to refer to as, The Lord's Supper. Now they tend to use different terms. 
May 14, 2021
Ep. 17 Unction and Holy Orders
Brian and Adam give a not so brief summary of the sacraments of Extreme Unction and Holy Orders. Also, the skinny on Wanda Vision. 
March 16, 2021
Ep. 16 Confirmation Station
In Episode 16 Brian and Adam discuss the sacrament of confirmation. 
February 08, 2021
Ep. 15 Confession Time
Brian and Adam discuss the sacrament of confession; both how difficult it can be, and why we love it so much. 
November 02, 2020
Ep. 14 Mawwage is what bwings us together today
In this special episode we are joined by our beautiful wives to talk about the sacrament of marriage.  Send your feedback and questions to, 
September 27, 2020
Ep. 13 Water Water Everywhere
This episode Brian and Adam discuss, in broad strokes, the sacrament of baptism.  As always, please rate and review, and email us with any questions/comments at 
August 15, 2020
Ep. 12 Oh Mother Where Art Thou?
Theotokos? Mother of God? The Second Eve? Join Brian and Adam as they discuss the way they were raised to view the mother of our Lord, and how that differs from how they understand her now.  Be sure to email questions and comments to 
June 29, 2020
Ep. 11 Sooo much Grace
In todays episode Brian and Adam discuss the beauty of God's grace in our lives. Also, our favorite WW2 era movies.
June 18, 2020
Ep. 10 The Pope, or not the Pope?
In part ONE of the first throw down episode, Adam and Brian discuss purgatory, part of the eastern understanding of church authority, and review the 2003 movie "The Last Samurai" Today's episode is a long one, so thanks in advance for hanging in there with us! If you care to send us questions or comments our email address is, we would love to hear from you!  
April 06, 2020
Ep. 9 It's never JUST a war...part 2
In this episode Brian takes on the last four criteria for what makes a war "just".
March 28, 2020
Ep. 8 It's never JUST a war
Episode 8 is the first of two episodes dealing with what is known as "Just War Theory". Adam attempts to address the first four qualifications that must be considered before entering into war in order for it to be considered "just" by the Catholic Church. 
March 12, 2020
Ep. 7 Calling the shots
In Episode 7, Brian and Adam discuss their different view on the teaching authority of the church.  If you enjoy, please rate and review!
January 22, 2020
In this long awaited episode Brian and Adam discuss the merits of the ancient tradition passed down within our respective churches and why we love it. This episode was recorded live, so please be kind about the sounds quality, we are learning as we go. 
January 07, 2020
Ep. 5 Scripture A-what??
In todays slightly delayed episode, Adam and Brian begin to discuss the oft debated topic of what role scripture has in the life of the believer. Feel free to find us on twitter and leave a comment on the show. And if you don't mind, take  moment to rate and review us on your podcast app of choice!  *Show Note So Adam kept saying "sole" (pronounced like what's on the bottom of one's shoe) scriptura as one of the protestant perspectives he was trying to explain. However, the position he was trying to describe is more correctly pronounced, "solo" scriptura (as in the swashbuckling intergalactic space pirate many are familiar with).  
November 19, 2019
Ep. 4 Signs and Icons
Ep. 4 is a continuation of the discussion from the last episode about why Catholics and Orthodox do things differently in their worship than their protestant brothers. Links below are ones referenced in the podcast about the sign of the cross and icons, respectively.
October 25, 2019
Ep. 3 Became man & dwelt among us.
In todays episode, Brian and Adam discuss the implications of Christ becoming man on how we worship. 
October 06, 2019
Ep. 2 Different Styles
In Episode 2 of This Heretical Life Brian and Adam discuss the differences between the worship services of their childhood, with the worship of their current respective traditions. Also, enjoy them discussing their ideal casting for a remake of the iconic Robin Hood tale for the big screen.
September 19, 2019
Come along for the listen as Brian and Adam talk about why they choose to walk away from Evangelical Christian ministry, what they turned to, and their dreams for the future of this podcast. 
September 04, 2019