Outhouse Terrors, Fear Sharers, Soul Bearers (CultureCast LIVE Pt 2 of 2)

In this second half of our live Homebrewed CultureCast from Marmoset Music in Portland, Oregon, we go from fears to laughs to group karaoke so fast it’ll make your ears spin. I mean, usually we’d say it makes your head spin, but you’re not watching it, just listening. So yaknow, it’s just the ears… What [Read More…]

Are You Prepared for the A**hole Apocalypse?

Are You Ready for the A**hole Apocalypse? You’ve encountered those Christians who are so self-assured about their faith it’s like fingers on a chalkboard. You’ve met the type that is only satisfied if you think, act and believe just like they do. You know the Christians that want to start a conversation with an awkward [Read More…]

No One is Pro-Abortion (and Few are Fully Pro-Life)

I’m not the only one who is frustrated with, and even a little bit exhausted by, the “Pro life” versus “Pro Choice” debate. I’ve spent a good deal of time trying to wade through all of the issues, and why I feel how I do about it. And I’ve arrived at three reasons I find [Read More…]

A Live Podcast Explosion from Columbus Ohio

Come see Wm. Paul Young LIVE as part of the upcoming Homebrewed CultureCast show at Marmoset Music in Portland, OR August 13th. Get your tickets HERE while they’re still available. Prepare yourself for an audiological explosion of monumental proportions. This is the first night of HBC\CultureCast excitement at the Disciples of Christ General Assembly in Columbus Ohio. In the podcast Christian, [Read More…]

Wild Goose Squawks, Gungor Rocks, Bald Brothers Talk (CultureCast LIVE)

Live shows are always a blast, but the LIVE CultureCast at Wild Goose festival was a new kinda awesome. First, we chatted with Lisa Gungor about everything from their new three-album project to being judged by fundie fans and the challenge that was 2014 (hint: album one in the three-album set, “This Wild Life,” was inspired by that rather [Read More…]

An Open Letter to the Christian Church (DOC) General Assembly

*For those not familiar with the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), we have a General Assembly every two years where all Disciples are invited for a multi-day gathering. While some value the current model greatly and want to ensure it keeps going, some prefer to see it change radically. Still others simply don’t participate at [Read More…]

Five Reasons We Still Need Intentional Community (Regardless of Your Faith)

To be honest, I don’t care if you go to church or not. From my experience, going to church doesn’t necessarily make people kinder, more generous or even more Christ-like. It’s like the old saying goes: going to church doesn’t make you a Christian any more than sitting in a garage makes you a car. [Read More…]

Hacker’s Survival Guide, Charleston’s Hopeful Side, Obama’s Speech Divides (CultureCast)

CultureCast cohost Christian Piatt is a geek when it comes to tech stuff. From gadgets to all things virtual, he’ll talk himself some ones and zeroes until the Minecraft cows come home. This week, our guest is professional hacker Mike Collins, who explains everything from Cyberterrorism to Silk Road, the Dark Web and why your [Read More…]


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