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Matters of culture should matter to us—because they matter to God. Hosted by Elizabeth Woodson and Adam Hawkins, the Culture Matters podcast explores the intersection of faith and culture. Looking at everything from politics, art and entertainment to issues such as racial reconciliation and the sanctity of human life, we discuss what it looks like to live faithfully on mission—in the world but not of the world.

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    • 4.3 • 23 Ratings

Matters of culture should matter to us—because they matter to God. Hosted by Elizabeth Woodson and Adam Hawkins, the Culture Matters podcast explores the intersection of faith and culture. Looking at everything from politics, art and entertainment to issues such as racial reconciliation and the sanctity of human life, we discuss what it looks like to live faithfully on mission—in the world but not of the world.

    Poetry & the Practices of Holy Week

    Poetry & the Practices of Holy Week

    In this final episode of the season, Tymarcus sits down with Joey Honesko to talk about how poetry can help us better understand the beauty and complexity of the scriptures.

    • 37 min
    Allegiances and Citizenship

    Allegiances and Citizenship

    What does it mean to be citizens of heaven? And how does that affect our earthly citizenship? In this episode we look at the relational language the bible uses frequently — brothers and sisters, citizens of heaven, royal priesthood, and others.
     
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    • 43 min
    2024 Oscar Recap

    2024 Oscar Recap

    Liz is back and the studio has never felt more alive! She joins us to pick apart this year's Oscars. This episode isn't just about the glitz of the gala; it's our reflections on the highlights, the lowlights, the war and peace narratives threading through recent cinema, the cultural disconnect that often plagues the Oscars and why we (mostly Adam) think film is still so important for art and creativity. We wrap up with our personal top picks from 2023.
    Join us for a celebration of storytelling, a critical look at cultural engagement, and loads of hot sports — ahem, film — opinions!
     
    Here's a list of the films, short films, and documentaries,  mentioned in this episode:
    Films
    Barbie
    Oppenheimer
    The Boy and the Heron
    Poor Things
    Perfect Days
    Killers of the Flower Moon
    Short Films:
    The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar by Wes Anderson 
    Documentaries:
    The Barber of Little Rock
    Maxine's Baby: The Tyler Perry Story
    Mentioned Resources On Film Reviews:
    IMDB.com
    commonsensemedia.org
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    • 39 min
    Church Planting & Community Flourishing

    Church Planting & Community Flourishing

    This week Tymarcus talks to Pastor Charles Wilson from The Hill Church in Roanoke, VA about how Christians can think about effecting change in their communities through their churches. Pastor Charles helps us think about how as Christians we should move towards the problems and be a part of helping our neighborhoods flourish.
     
    Guest Resources
    https://www.thehillchurch.com/
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    • 35 min
    Institutions with Kyle Worley and Adam Griffin

    Institutions with Kyle Worley and Adam Griffin

    On this episode we talk about the good, the bad and the ugly...of institutions. Are there any redeeming qualities to institutions anymore? We start with a working definition of institutions and then dive into some of the most problematic elements of today's institutions. We specifically explore the value of religious institutions and where we have hope for them.
     
    Guest Resources
    Follow Kyle Worley
    Instagram | X
    Mosaic Church
    Knowing Faith Podcast
    Training the Church
    Follow Adam Griffin
    Instagram
    Eastside Community Church
    Family Discipleship Podcast
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    • 49 min
    Christian Nationalism Part 2

    Christian Nationalism Part 2

    Continuing the conversation from last week, Dr. Paul Miller helps us look at the difference between Nationalism and Patriotism, as well as how to be a good Christian citizen and participate in politics.
    Guest Resources
    Follow Dr. Miller on X (Twitter)
    Dr. Miller's Book: The Religion of American Greatness
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    • 29 min

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23 Ratings

23 Ratings

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