Tony Kriz: Christian Iconoclast

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Tony Kriz is, in many ways, the definitive postmodern Christian. He’s a Christian writer, teacher, and he even lives in intentional community with fellow Christ-seekers. He comes from an evangelical background, and, though he claims portions of the theology of his youth, he also continues to reinvent himself as he forges the path of Christ [Read More...]

Tony Kriz, Killer Bees and Women in Prison (CultureCast)

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This week, Christian sits down with Tony Kriz (AKA, Tony the Beat Poet from Blue Like Jazz) to talk about his new book, Neighbors and Wise Men. They also break down a brief history of the Acts 29 network, and Tony Explains how and when Mark Driscoll’s Mars Hill and Imago Dei went in very [Read More...]

Homebrewed CultureCast with Donald Miller

Christian Piatt and Jordan Green sat down around a mic with author Donald Miller, best known for his faith memoir, Blue Like Jazz. They talk about why Miller voted twice for Barack Obama, even though he’s a Paul Ryan fan (wha?!), how the movie studio Pixar saved Apple and why narrative is the lifeblood of [Read More...]

Steve Taylor, Blue Like Jazz, Christian Cliches and Frankenstorm

Steve Taylor, film director and rock hero, visits the show to talk with Christian Piatt and Jordan Green about the disappointing theater run of Blue Like Jazz, what made him leave music for film, and to announce his return to music through a new album he’s been working on. So, yeah, that’s a big deal. [Read More...]

Theology of Sports, Travel Hacking, Blue Like Jazz & Olympics

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Christian Piatt and Jordan Green have cranked out another edition of the HomebrewedCulture podcast, this time with special guest Chad Gibbs, author of the book, God & Football, and the soon-to-be-released Love Thy Rival. Both books explore the culture of sports, fanaticism and faith, and Chad also drops a few gems about “Travel Hacking,” a strategy he and his wife use to [Read More...]

Further Thoughts on Chick Fil A

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To be honest, I did not expect anything near the stir my first piece caused about deciding not to eat at Chick Fil A anymore. I’ve written lots of articles about LGBT equality before, but when you bring a favorite business into the mix, people get remarkably passionate. For the most part, I’ve enjoyed and [Read More...]

Top Five Stories from the Past Month

With almost thirty-seven thousand views this past month, I’m humbled and encouraged by the ever-growing readership finding their way here. THANK YOU for helping make this blog such a pleasure to put together and share every day. So without any further delay, here’s what people have been reading the most. #5 Critiques of the “Blue [Read More...]

A Minister’s Letter of Apology to Young Adults

I don’t usually post other people’s work on my own blog. But this conversation about “Why Young Adults Quit Church” has become much, much bigger than my handful of articles I wrote to add my two cents. In addition to media in the Midwest and even Australia picking up on them, other writers are beginning [Read More...]


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