I (Jesse) recently chatted with one of my favorite ecophilosophers, bloggers, and youtubers, Matthew David Segall. Matthew is a a doctoral candidate in philosophy and religion at the California Institute of Integral Studies in San Francisco, CA. His knowledge of the history of philosophy is … Read more about Matthew David Segall – Science, Religion, Eco-Philosophy, Etheric Imagination, Psychedelic Eucharist, Ecological Crisis and more…
I’ve been thinking a lot about the Taylor Swift vs. Spotify (#Swiftify) controversy lately. It brings up some really great questions. One of them is, ‘how should we think about the value of art?’ Most people I’ve talked to don’t feel too bad for Taylor Swift specifically, because they’re … Read more about #Swiftify, The Value of Art, and…Art as Minsitry??
First off, we want to thank our sponsors, The Work of the People. By sponsoring Homebrewed Christianity they let us keep getting you great theological goodness and we get to tell you about a great organization that is doing some very cool work around the creation of liturgy. Check 'em out at The … Read more about Cecilia González-Andrieu and the Theological Aesthetics of Bridge to Wonder
The HBCC crew is back down to three as Jess the Intern and Philip the Page are movin' on up. Christian, Amy, and Andy hold down the fort, though. Today's show features an interview with artist, author, film director, theologian, and all-around badass, Frank Schaeffer. He has a new book out, Why I am … Read more about Frank Schaeffer on Art, Music, Irony, and Satire
If you liked the lyrical essay featured on episode 11 of Unfolded, then you're going to love this interview with author and poet Sarah Wells! I (Jesse) skyped with Sarah recently and we had a great time chatting about why she writes poetry, where she finds inspiration and what she does when she … Read more about Unfolded 11.5 – Interview with Sarah Wells
Welcome to a special bonus episode of Unfolded. Matt and I (Jesse) decided that it would be cool to give folks a peek under the hood, so to speak. We'll be interviewing our guest contributors in an effort to explore art and creativity in-depth, and hopefully capture a glimpse of their creative … Read more about Unfolded Ep. 9.5 – Interviews that Reveal: Dave Harrity
If you saw the VMA award’s show on Sunday night you will know what I am writing about. Miley Cyrus stages her best impression of Madonna - who (by the way) was the top earning female performer last year over Gaga and Katy Perry - for the broadcast. Yes it was ludicrous. Yes it was … Read more about It’s Not Miley That I Am Worried About
After a two week recording hiatus, the gang is back together, and Amy starts everything off with a harrowing story of survival and triumph of the human spirit at a female pastor's retreat. Our guest this week is the very funny Stephanie Drury who blogs at Stuff Christian Culture Likes and also … Read more about Stephanie Drury, Overly Religious Bakers, Portland is Evil, and Cheerleaders
This week’s episode is truly awe inspiring. In this show we feature a collection of poems that deal with the subject of creation; being inspired by it, in awe of it and participating in it. The poems were written and narrated by the amazingly talented Pittsburgh, PA musician, Rachel Smith. Check … Read more about Unfolded Episode 4 – In Awe of Creation
Easter Day--An empty tomb and brand new podcast in your ear. The latest addition to the Homebrewed family of podcasts has come to be. Unwrap your ear buds, push play, sit back and get ready to be Unfolded! Unfolded: Stories that reveal...is a podcast that attempts to reveal great meaning without, … Read more about Unfolded – Episode 1: My Time Has Not Yet Come
Musical artist Michael Gungor joins us for a conversation about creativity, spirituality and the deeper things of life. His new book is called The Crowd, The Critic, and the Muse along with all of the band's amazing collection of music. The songs you hear in this episode are from the live … Read more about The Crowd the Critic and the Muse with Michael Gungor
This past weekend I got to participate in one of best and most interesting experiences of my christian life - Wild Goose West. This was the festival’s first venture to the left coast and it did not disappoint! Billed as an intersection of 'Art, Justice, Music and Spirituality', the Goose brought … Read more about Wild Goose or Mild Goose?