This edition of the CultureCast is from the second live session of Surviving the Bible for Lent, with Tripp Fuller and Christian and Amy. They take a look at the texts for the second Sunday in Lent (Exodus 20:1-17; Psalm 19; 1 Corinthians 1:18-25; John 2:13-22). Tripp gives you 3 different sermons … Read more about #SurvivingTheBible for Lent: Cleansing Our Temples
Surviving the Bible for Lent with Tripp Fuller
Tripp Fuller, from the Homebrewed Christianity podcast, join Amy and Christian to extend a warm invitation to join the Surviving the Bible for Lent community. For a lot of us these texts have been used as weapons, experienced as burdens, so let's acknowledge that together and discover what it looks … Read more about Surviving the Bible for Lent with Tripp Fuller
Pastoral Burnout, Healing Spiritual Wounds and How To Hack an Election
Anyone who knows a few pastors probably knows someone who has struggled with burnout. Ministry always has been an atypical job with lots of unique demands and stressors, but as reported in a Barna Research Group study discussed in a new article called "Why Pastors Leave the Ministry," it's a growing … Read more about Pastoral Burnout, Healing Spiritual Wounds and How To Hack an Election
Sex Is Not Simple
Sexuality and spirituality have been on my mind as we prepare for tonight’s Level Ground Film Festival. I am very aware of the cultural conversation that continues to circle around marriage equality and issues related to legal matters. As a pastor and theologian, my concern is more specifically … Read more about Sex Is Not Simple
Y is for Y2K
In December 1999 I got a call from a newspaper reporter. They were calling pastors and religious leaders in our city to see what they were telling their people about Y2K. When the article came out I was the only pastor who was telling their people not to worry and that the real fear was people … Read more about Y is for Y2K
The A B C’s of Theology: A New Series
Family needs and school matters forced me to take a break from blogging for the past several months. I have missed the conversations. My Summer language intensive is almost done and I will be returning to the blog this Friday. I am also aware that we have picked up a lot of new listeners (this is … Read more about The A B C’s of Theology: A New Series
TNT: Jesus & Bible Movies
In this throw-down Bo chats with Micky, Callid, Pete Rollins and Tripp about all of the Jesus and Bible themed movies and what they mean to our culture. Earlier, Bo had blogged some thoughts about this whole issue. Now the gang chimes in. The Theology Nerd Throwdown is excited to welcome … Read more about TNT: Jesus & Bible Movies
HomeGrown Christianity Begins Today
As promised, 2014 has brought a new Eco-Theology series called "HomeBrewed Grown Christianity" all about-earth care and lovin' God. It has grown into an 8 part series including a TNT follow-up to the initial run of interviews that begin today. Episode 1: Leah Kostamo Planted: A Story of Creation, … Read more about HomeGrown Christianity Begins Today
The 2013 Homebrewed Christianity Podcast Awards!
2013 was an amazing year on the Homebrewed Christianity Podcast network. So Bo and I decided that we would do a little year-end review show. You will get to hear some of our favorite clips, hear what was going through our heads during some of the online scuffles, and find out just who won the … Read more about The 2013 Homebrewed Christianity Podcast Awards!
2nd Reza Aslan Video
SoGo Media is doing an excellent job at editing and publishing the videos of our night with Reza Aslan. Here is the 2nd (of 10) where he talks about his conversation to Christianity and then back to Islam. Embedded in what he says is a critique of religion as a whole. Let us know what you … Read more about 2nd Reza Aslan Video
12 Years A Slave and the Cross of Christ
by Bo Sanders 12 Years A Slave is one of the most powerful movies I have ever seen. The cinematic elements compliment the twisted and troubling plot to create a riveting experience for the viewer. What follows is a theological reflection - for a more formal review of the movie check out Pop … Read more about 12 Years A Slave and the Cross of Christ
Reza Aslan LIVE 3D Event!
Reza Aslan, New York Times #1 BestSelling Author of Jesus: The Life And Times Of Jesus Of Nazareth recorded a live Podcast with Tripp and Bo. As you will hear, Reza rolled with our rowdy style of theological zesty-ness. We want to thank the Loft LA for hosting us and The Young Romans for … Read more about Reza Aslan LIVE 3D Event!