Filthy Hope Podcast

Filthy Hope is a podcast from Uniting Heart & Soul in Woollahra - hosts Jonty and Rev Ness talk frankly and honestly about the theological and cultural issues facing young Christians today, and the grey areas that appear when those two worlds collide. Filthy Hope: a commitment to choosing faith and hope despite of and amongst the mess and filth of the world.

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2 days ago

Rev Ness and Jonty dive into a discussion about the demonic and the nature of evil framed by a look into the 1973 film The Exorcist.

Friday Sep 23, 2022

Strap the fk in, because you cts are gonna fkn flip the fk out. That's right, we're going to be talking all about swearing and foul language from a Christian perspective. In order to talk about them, we do use the full gambit of curse words pretty liberally in this episode, so if that's going to be too much for you then this episode may not be for you. And that's ok!  Tim Minchin's "The Pope Song" - Tim Minchin on Censorship - The Blue Rose Film Podcast -

Friday Sep 16, 2022

We round out our series on intimacy and sexuality with a chat about the wild world of dating. Paul & Morgan on YouTube:  

Friday Sep 09, 2022

This week we attempt to be professionals while talking about masturbation.  Teen Sex By The Book by Patricia Weerakoon: "Can Christians Masturbate?" by God Is Grey:  

Friday Sep 02, 2022

As we continue our look into topics of intimacy and sexuality, Ness gives us a peek through a window into her marriage, some of the rough patches, and the places where God intervened on their behalf. It is a story of healing and grace where brokenness and separation had every right to come out on top. 

Friday Aug 26, 2022

Jonty and Ness are joined by the legend himself - James Aaron. James shares stories of the queer experience in the church, in ministry, and in his health journey.  Watch Ryan Sickler's Dave Chappelle story here.  

Friday Aug 19, 2022

Jonty and Ness break down the 2014 film Heaven Is For Real with special guest Richard Penisini.

Friday Aug 12, 2022

Ness tells a story from her past, and we hear from a dual-citizen lawyer on the recent Roe v. Wade controversy. 

Friday Aug 05, 2022

Jonty and Ness crack open the Bible and dive into some of the most famous Bible verses that are used to talk about homosexuality to see what they actually say. We also hear from both Matthew Vines and Caleb Kaltenbach on these verses from a New York Times piece called Debating Bible Verses on Sexuality.  Email us at Instagram Facebook Facebook Discussion Group Check out our website:

Friday Jul 29, 2022

This week we are joined by an anonymous guest to talk about the effects of purity culture, and systems of control and abuse built around the concept of a woman's purity. Lifeline: 13 11 14 Australian Emergency Services: 000 Domestic Violence Hotline: 1800 737 732 Black Dog Institute Connect with Filthy Hope: Facebook Facebook Discussion Group YouTube Instagram Email us at Visit our website at 


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