I’m reminded daily that we now live in a so-called post-truth world, which is a bit of an understatement in my book. The rationale for this statement usually comes back to a critique of Trump or other conservative-esque folks who people in my neck of the woods tend not to like, sometimes for good … Read more about Post-Post-Truth #CatholicCorner
What’s up Homebrewed Christianity Community & Friends? Have we got some zesty news for you…it’s LIVE PODCAST time! This time, Tripp is heading up to Santa Barbara, CA where the Way Collective is sponsoring the Believing Skepticast at the phenomenal Third Window Brewing Co on March 2! … Read more about Homebrewed Christianity Believing Skepticast LIVE!
Over the next month, we at Homebrewed want to help recruit people who go to churches, work at churches, or lead at churches, to try an new artistic venture working with families with people with disabilities. Nathan, Homebrewed's resident Media Guru, has been developing this common cause … Read more about Nathan is one of my heroes and he is ready to help you.
Alright, today’s post is a doozey. I had the distinct pleasure of attending Homebrewed Christianity’s first Theology Beer Camp this past weekend. The event was something in between a kegger, a youth group sleep-over for adults, and an academic conference, only without any of the illicit sex of … Read more about On Facts, Values, and Cobbs
Do you often ponder yourself and how awesome you are at Madden while smoking a swisher sweet? Do you ever find yourself looking in a mirror with a sexy gaze, unable to stop winking at your image as you shoot a finger gun? Do you ever non-ironically dance the Roger Rabbit at weddings? Then you … Read more about Theologies of Glory Suck Donkey Butt
In 2016 Homebrewed passed over 2 million episode downloads! That is straight up crazy. I can't tell you how honored I am to have connected with so many different theology nerds through this wonderful medium we call the podcast. Since we have a bunch of new listeners I wanted to highlight some of the … Read more about Super Zesty Homebrewed Episodes from 2016
I love learning with my earbuds in. On top of all my favorite podcasts I am a bit of an audio book addict. Between doing dishes, sitting in traffic and rocking half-asleep babies with ear infection into the early morning, I can get some serious audio book time in. Here's the list of all the audio … Read more about Earbud-ucation: All the audio books I enjoyed & finished in 2016
2016 was the first year I had the gift of teaching graduate theology classes all year long. Over the course of the year at Hatchery LA, where I am Director of Theology and the Humanities, taught a few different classes including Cultural Exegesis, Schools of Thought, Church & Culture, and Intro … Read more about I Got to Teach these Gems! My favorite assigned texts from 2016
If we just talked about the initial importance of Catholic cannibalism, maybe now we can bring up the real reason I want to talk Eucharist: to discuss just what this doctrine represents to the crazy, Catholic brain. Other than once overhearing someone discussing a piece of Eucharistic bread that had … Read more about Why #Eucharist is Double More Rad than You Think #CatholicCorner
This past year I spent some time reading plenty of books outside of the giant list of dead Germans you have to read for your PhD qualifying exams and here are 5 completely non-theological texts that changed my life. The War of Art is the best book I have ever read on the passion and mindset … Read more about Books that Made 2016 Pop
I read a bunch of books this year and tried to pick my top 5, but I couldn't cut it to less than 9. All 9 zesty for completely different reasons, but since each is worth reading. I have interviewed some of these authors and am looking forward to interviewing Heidi soon. … Read more about 9 Zesty Theological Reads from 2016
You know that conversation you get into with someone you’ve been dating for a bit, and you two come to talk a little deeper about what you think and believe, and then you find out that your date’s like really into “Dungeons and Dragons” still? Yeah, well, that’s the conversation we’re gonna have … Read more about Why #Eucharist is Way More Rad than You Think #CatholicCorner