On September 20-21 I will be in Indianapolis for two days. The visit includes three different events, so you can come to all three or just the evening podcasts that work in your schedule. All three events are free because the most zesty hosts love you and want you come hang out. Friday September … Read more about Homebrewed Christianity in Indianapolis!
This summer we are hosting a class with the one and only John D. Caputo. I am super excited about it and would love to all ye interested nerds to check it out and join the fun. Here's the reading for the class … Read more about Theology of Culture: a class with John D. Caputo
This summer I am going on a baseball pilgrimage to Chicago with my friends at Point Above. When they approached me about sponsoring the podcast I clicked over to check out the trip and immediately knew two things: 1) I wanted to go and 2) If this trip is for you, then you will know it that quickly. … Read more about Baseball, Beer, Pizza, and other divine things from Chicago
WINTER IS COMING! A. Ron of the Bald Move is on the podcast talking podcasting, online community, and Game of Thrones (GOT). It is fun. Not only is A. Ron host of my favorite GOT podcast, but he recently put out a two volume exploration of the religions of GOT. George R.R. Martin, author of GOT, … Read more about A. Ron of Bald Move: Game of Thrones and Professional Podcasting
My friend and fellow podcast nerd, Dan Koch, is back on the podcast. Dan is here so I can tell you all about his brand new podcast - YOU HAVE PERMISSION. You Have Permission (hosted by Dan Koch -- Depolarize! Podcast, Reconstruct) is a podcast for anyone asking those deep and timeless … Read more about You Have Permission to be Awesome with Dan Koch
My guest in this episode is the director and ecological activist behind the new film Behold the Earth - David Conover. It's a music-filled documentary with some of the most beautiful footage the screen can manage. I was moved by the emptive power of the film's imagery and music and I … Read more about Behold the Earth! a conversation with David G. Conover
Elgin, my oldest son, just turned 11 and he has managed to talk himself into a podcast appearance. Personally I had a blast. It may be a completely new parenting tactic - get your 11 year old Son to record a podcast and they will talk to you about something other than Fortnite for 30 … Read more about Elgin goes to Mars
Do Progressive Christians Want to Make Disciples? We got a call from Deacon Luke Allison and he has a topic that makes the progressive Christian wiggle - discipleship. Jesus called them and told us to do it, but has that time passed? What does disciple-making look like in our pluralistic world? … Read more about Do Progressive Christians Want to Make Disciples?
With a freshman in high school, Amy and Christian Piatt are getting familiar with a whole new set of doubts. This got them thinking about how much doubt we're surrounded by every day. But a question keep nagging at them... Is our doubt getting worse? From AI mimicry to feel-good stories gone … Read more about Season of Doubt
Words we use - or withhold - shape our culture, opinions and identities. From media and Church to the White House, our words are at war to claim attention more than ever before. We examine Trump's words (and silence) regarding Sen. McCain's death, the Vatican's response to recent abuse … Read more about Words at War
It's been a year since the deadly "Unite the Right" rally in Charlottesville took place. What has happened since then? Amy and Christian Piatt reflect on the impact of last year's events, consider the recent "Unite the Right 2" rally in DC and consider MSNBC's recent "Breaking Hate" special … Read more about Blood and Soil: One Year After Charlottesville
In this episode, Christian and Amy ask why white Evangelicals support Trump in such big numbers. As much as 77% of white Evangelicals support Trump. Why do they continue to support him? Do progressives share anything with Evangelicals besides the name Christian? They talk about the moral … Read more about The Moral Compromise of Supporting Trump