Bestseller Emma Donoghue, ROOM the Movie and Hillary’s Back


I was really excited to get to interview author Emma Donoghue this week, author of the international bestseller and multiple award winning book, ROOM. She also worked with Director Lenny Abrahamson (Frank, What Richard Did) to write the screenplay and tell such a gripping, moving story in just 90 minutes. The film, which also has [Read More...]

Religious Haters, Stunned Red-Staters and Pop Culture Raters

My wife, rev. Amy Piatt, bringing refreshments to protesters and comforting upset congregants.

It took a few weeks for her to feel ready, but Amy finally opened up about the group of protesters that showed up outside our church a while back. They brought all the requisite “burn in hell” signs, disrupted worship, and even prayed for God to kill her and to send our kids to hell. [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...]

The Presidential & VP Debates: A Bad Lip Reading Recap

Now that I see the clips this way, it finally all makes sense.   [Read more...]

Paul Ryan: “Obama is Declaring War on Religion.”


While Mitt Romney criticizes President Barack Obama for failing to bring people of different perspectives together in a more functional relationship (and claiming he’s the man to do it right), Romney’s running mate, Paul Ryan, is warning folks that if Obama is re-elected, “Judeo-Christian values” could be in jeopardy. In a phone call with the [Read More...]

Where Does Faith Fit in Today’s Politics?

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It’s always annoyed me when people assume that, because I’m a Christian, I must also be socially conservative on all requisite issues. And while I understand those who lean further right because of their Christian beliefs, I take issue with those who suggest that being both a follower of Christ and a social progressive are [Read More...]