Back Row Morning Show

Matt & Mo kick off your morning with news, games, hashtags, and more! This podcast combines all the talking bits from the morning show every Monday through Thursday. Listen LIVE at 7am E / 4am P (Encore at 10am E / 7am P) and join our community at!

BINGE: Critical Hit!! w/Hector Miray (Episode 1-12)

August 29th, 2019

Binge listen to Hector Miray's "Critical Hit!!" from Love Thy Nerd and Faith & Fandom - the first 12 episodes!

BRMS Update: WHERE IS THE SHOW?!?!?! (Also, cool news.)

August 28th, 2019

Where is the Morning Show? Plus, news about upcoming giveaways, indie artist interviews, and a new dedicated music block!

Christians & Music

August 15th, 2019

On our 8/15/19 show, we throwback to a classic discussion on Christians and what kind of music we feel we are allowed to listen to, reliving our childhoods in the process.

Bizarre Things That Have Happened During Sermons

August 14th, 2019

On our 8/14/19 show, we take a light-hearted look at a Twitter discussion on weird and hilarious things that have really happened during sermons.

9 Tips on How to Forgive Yourself

August 13th, 2019

On our 8/13/19 show, we focus on an article about how to forgive yourself and expound on it.

Why Are There So Many Mass Shootings?

August 12th, 2019

In our 8/12/19 show, we take a deep look into what is fueling the large increase in mass shootings in America in the last 20 years, beyond just the standard political debate topics.

The End is Near

August 8th, 2019

On our 8/8/19 show, we found out we missed the end of the world this past June! In honor of doomsday having come and gone, we bring back a fan-favorite discussion from our former podcast on all the times some wacko has predicted the date of the end of the world.

Joshua Harris says “Kiss Me Goodbye”

August 7th, 2019

On our 8/7/19 show, we talk about former pastor Joshua Harris, his recently announcements on divorce and leaving the faith, and the effect his book "I Kissed Dating Goodbye" had on church culture.

17 Ways to “Love Tough”

August 6th, 2019

On our 8/6/19 show, we go through a large list on love from Dr. James Dobson and see what we agree or disagree with.

Teens, Screens, and Self-Esteem

August 5th, 2019

On our 8/5/19 episode, we discuss the negative effect smartphones and social media is having on teenagers according to new research, and how we rebuild their self-esteem!

Making Amends

August 1st, 2019

In our throwback discussion, we and a couple of our friends share about the difficulties of asking forgiveness, forgiving others, and accepting forgiveness.


2:00 Holidays for August 1st

12:05 Onion or Not Onion

32:25 5 Random Facts

36:38 Ask Us Anything

51:09 Double Popsicle Coming Back (Mo hates them!)

54:50 Love Thy Nerd's Critical Hit!! w/Hector Miray


01:34:41 Bible Verse and Thought for the Day

10 Dangerous Habits of Church Leaders

July 31st, 2019

Being a Pastor or Church Leader is an amazing responsibility, but one that comes with many temptations and pitfalls.


2:22 Holidays for July 31st

8:28 Matt's Rant: Late Night Talk Shows

12:00 Mo's Rant: Lazy Landscapers

20:12 Gone with the Box Office

31:15 5 Random Facts

41:05 Let's Get Childish: Riddle Challenge

47:22 Facebook Live Bedtime Stories


01:10:59 Is it a Sin?

01:13:41 Bible Verse and Thought for the Day

Love Believes All Things

July 30th, 2019

Why do we struggle so hard to believe in others?


1:50 Movies (Show Derailed Right Away!)

8:58 Holidays for July 30th

14:00 Toplist: 5 Simple Ways to Avoid Complaining

18:35 Drug Overdoses Declined for the First Time since 1990

23:32 5 Random Facts

26:58 Christian Artist Social Media Update

38:01 Vitamin Supplements Don't Increase Your Lifespan

40:30 Love Thy Nerd's Critical Hit!! w/Hector Miray


01:08:07 11th Commandments

01:12:34 Bible Verse and Thought for the Day

Do Good Recklessly

July 29th, 2019

Is it our job to judge if someone asking for money or help deserves it or not?

1:14 Holidays for July 29th

8:18 Christianese Translations

11:17 Rent the Oscar-Meyer Wienermobile on AirBNB

17:08 5 Random Facts

27:03 Personal Recaps & Roller Coasters

44:50 Lemonade Stand was Robbed


01:03:14 Station Updates

01:08:52 Bible Verse and Thought for the Day

Empathy Through Emojis

July 25th, 2019

We're more comfortable using emojis to show emotions than actually talking about them: Is this the new norm?

03:00 - Holiday for July 25
09:52 - Onion or Not Onion
27:56 - 5 Random Facts
33:05 - Ask Us Anything
46:27 - News: GoodSAM App is Saving Lives
48:10 - Love Thy Nerd's Critical Hit!! w/Hector Miray
51:52 - MAIN TOPIC // Empathy Through Emojis
01:14:26 - Bible Verse & Thought for the Day

Church: Obligation or Community?

July 24th, 2019

What is church to you - just a Sunday morning service or an integral part of your life?

1:23 - Holidays for July 24
7:00 - Matt's Rant: Fun Games with No Single-Player Mode
11:36 - Deidra's Rant: Sonic Can't Read Her Mind
18:43 - News: Chocolate Cake for Breakfast is Great for the Waistline
23:28 - 5 Random Facts
26:28 - Let's Get Childish!: 10 Riddle Challenge
31:41 - News: Train in Ely, NV Takes You Away from Light Pollution
36:35 - MAIN TOPIC // Church: Obligation or Community?
01:07:34 - Is It a Sin?
01:10:15 - Bible Verse & Thought for the Day

FaceApp Scare: Gettin’ Old

July 23rd, 2019

Are the Russians stealing your photos to make more bots?

2:37 - Holidays for July 23
6:47 - Toplist: 8 Tips for Overwhelmed Moms
17:00 - News: Why Older People Put 2 Spaces After a Period
21:17 - 5 Random Facts
24:38 - Catching Up with the Hosts
33:34 - News: Ice Cream for Breakfast Makes You Smarter
34:36 - Love Thy Nerd's Critical Hit!! w/Hector Miray
38:15 - MAIN TOPIC // FaceApp Scares: Gettin' Old
53:24 - 11th Commandments
57:33 - Bible Verse & Thought for the Day

Un-Grieving the Spirit

July 18th, 2019

On our 7/18/19 show: We throw it back to a classic discussion about the Inventory process and how we can keep ourselves in check each day with the #UnGrieveChallenge. Plus, news, fun facts, and more!

VR Church: Good Idea or Bad Idea?

July 17th, 2019

On our 7/17/19 show: The VR Church is already a thing - they meet weekly, invite all, and even hold virtual Baptisms! But is this a gimmicky nonstarter? Could it be a replacement for a real life church? Do virtual Baptisms even count? We discuss all that, plus news, fun facts, and a game!

Why Failure is a Gift

July 16th, 2019

In our 7/16/19 show, we discuss how failure isn't such a bad thing in the long run. Plus, news, facts, and more! Hillary Birkey co-hosts!

Christian Music Week: Christian Band vs Christians in a Band

June 27th, 2019

On our 6/27/19 show, we wrap up Christian Music Week discussing the difference between Christians bands and bands made up of Christians who don't want to wear that label, and what would lead a band to make that decision. Plus, much more!

NOTE: This will be the last new show until July 15th. Matt & Mo are going on an actual Summer Break.

Christian Music Week: Growing Trend of Christians Cussing in Songs

June 26th, 2019

On our 6/26/19 show, we discuss the growing trend of Christian artists becoming more and more comfortable with cussing in their songs, what is appropriate for Christian music and what isn't. We also discuss Christian songs about love and relationships. Plus, much more!

Christian Music Week: When Christian Artists Leave the Faith

June 25th, 2019

On our 6/25/19 show, we continue Christian Music Week with a discussion on the issue of why Christian artists leave Christianity and when that happens, what do we do with the music they made in the past? Plus, much more!

Christian Music Week: Why Does Christian Radio All Sound the Same?

June 24th, 2019

On our 6/24/19 show, we kick off Christian Music Week by discussing why most mainstream Christian radio stations have slowly morphed into the same sound. Plus, much more!

What We’ve Learned About Parenting (Part 2)

June 20th, 2019

Throwback Thursday: We relive a classic discussion from our former podcast in Part 2 of our Parenting show.