AJ Jacobs and Internet Trolls: Homebrewed CultureCast #12

In what may be their biggest get thus far, the CultureCast welcomes author, NPR contributor, and Esquire editor-at-large A.J. Jacobs to the show. On topic: A.J.’s newest book, “Drop Dead Healthy,” in which he chronicles the vastly different ways humans can bring their bodies to peak health, and how it feels to be the father of a cottage [Read More...]

Rev. Phil Snider, LGBT Rights and Going Viral (CultureCast)

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Over the weekend, our friend Phil Snider had the unexpected pleasure of going viral. Not him personally, really, but a video he appeared in this past August snatched more than 2.5 million views after Gawker picked it up. Phil is a Disciples of Christ pastor in Springfield, MO, and he was speaking on behalf of LGBT rights [Read More...]

Homebrewed CultureCast is Blowing Up – HELP!

Homebrewed Christianity CultureCast is listed today as “New and Noteworthy” in religion podcasts…This is a big opportunity for us to gain some serious traffic, but we need help! Please go to this link, rank it, share a review and subscribe. If it gains traction, it could have a chance to blow up. According to Tripp [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...]

Homebrewed Culture, Ep. #2: Billy Graham, Craig Detweiler, Church Signs

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Happy to say we got a second episode up and running without getting cancelled. I think that’s quite an accomplishment, considering Jordan Green and I are at the helm. In this week’s Homebrewed Culture podcast, we talk with author and professor Craig Detweiler, whose upcoming book, Don’t Stop Believin,’ looks at media icons of the [Read More...]

Homebrewed Culture Podcast, Episode #1

I was pretty stoked when Tripp Fuller asked Jordan Green and me if we’d be interested in adding our own unique spin on the Homebrewed Christianity brand to the growing Homebrewed family. Naturally we said yes! Our mission is to talk up the intersection of faith, popular culture and current events from a Christian perspective, all [Read More...]

“The Santa Atheist” and “Amy Had a Little Lamb” (Audio Stories)

I’ve published the videos of our kids reading their Christmas stories previously, but Amy and I did our own as well. Since we’re not nearly as fun to look at as the kids, we did ours as MP3s. Click on the links below to hear each of our sordid tales of Christmas past. The Santa [Read More...]

A Talk with “BLUE LIKE JAZZ” Film Director Steve Taylor

While I was at Soularize in San Diego, Amy and I had the chance to sit down with the guys from the Homebrewed Christianity podcast, as well as Phil Shepherd (AKA The Whiskey Preacher) and Burnside Writers Collective’s Jordan Green to chat with Steve Taylor, renowned musician and director of the film version of Donald [Read More...]


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