Christian Panders, Fundies for Sanders, Bible Slanders (CultureCast)


The CultureCast crew took a few minutes away from enjoying their waning days of Portland sunlight to drop some tracks this week, straight from their mouth-parts to your ear-pieces. Why did that sound gross? As if Christian doesn’t get enough time on the show, this week he took over the interview slot as well. Actually, [Read More...]

Why Hell Isn’t Scary and Failure’s a Blessing

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In preparation for Eric Elnes’ visit to Portland to appear live on the Homebrewed CultureCast October 1st, I got some insight into what he calls his “best book yet,” “Gifts of the Dark Wood.” In it he offers a spiritual guidebook to navigating faith and seeking God in a postmodern world. As always, Eric offers [Read More...]

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...]

Wm Paul Young, Del Phoena & Group Mad Libs (CultureCast LIVE, pt 1 of 2)


With live shows all along the east coast this summer, it was nice to head back to the left coast to wrap up our live summer series. And hey, while we’re at it, why not have on one of the bestselling authors of all time, Wm. Paul Young (THE SHACK) as our featured guest? Paul [Read More...]

Sex, Satire and Subversion

Screw rhyming titles this week; we’re going full-on alliteration! That’s how nerdy we are (mic drop…picks up mic to keep talking in type form, awkwardly apologizing for feedback from prior mic drop). Anyhoo… We’ll take you to the mountains and valleys in this episode, friends. For starters, we have one of our co-producers, Adam Phillips, [Read More...]

Save Your Soul for a Klondike Bar?


We’ve all seen lots of different kinds of angles to try and get people to offer up their souls for eternal salvation. But it seems that good pastor Jake Zimmerman has it figured out. Check out his video below and note how one small Klondike bar changes the whole conversation in the most godless city [Read More...]

Going Nuclear: The Iran Debate (CultureCast Special)

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Usually we’re content to talk pop culture, a little news and some theology sprinkled with anatomical humor and the like, but this one goes out to all the geeks in the podcast tribe who like digging down into sticky topics and really think them out. This special episode is entirely dedicated to a debate facilitated [Read More...]

Homebrewed CultureCast LIVE from Columbus (Pt. 2 of 2)

CultureCast Karaoke

This is the second sold out live show from the Disciples of Christ General Assembly in Columbus Ohio. It was a spectacular evening and some of it was recorded. What wasn’t recorded was taking our guest Andy on his first trip to Waffle House. In this episode you will get… * Adam Phillips & Andy Goebel in the house [Read More...]