We're taking a deeper dive into the culture we live in. We'll need three things: (1) An understanding of the culture we find ourselves in. (2) A sharp analysis of the cracks in the smooth, seemingly solid narrative that our culture tells us about what it means to live a good life. (3) A new imagination of what it looks like for the gospel of Christ to open up and thrive from within the cracks of our culture. This podcast comes from clergy and laypeople at Church of the Atonement in Buffalo, and St. Bartholomew's Anglican Church in Tonawanda, New York.
Read the News Like a Christian: Part 02
Part 2 of our Episode on the News. We apply the 7 Classic Virtues to being a reader of the news: Prudence, Courage, Temperance, Justice, Faith, Hope, and Love.Also, Andrew wades into a Saudi cultural controversy, and Bryan discusses specific news...
What is News? Part 01
What is the News
Is the Church Essential?
Is the Church essential? As churches grapple with government directives about when to open after the COVID-shutdown, we’re confronted with this question. We’re talking about whether the church is really essential: not just in light the COVID-19...
Anxiety in our Modern Age
We sit down with Dr. Sam Cloud to discuss Anxiety in this day and age and what the church's response should be.Dr. Cloud is an attending physician at the Erie County Medical Center, where he specializes in emergency medicine. He'll give us insights into...
Sex and Society
What narratives for sexual relationships are affecting us in the 21st century?How are those narratives failing us?And what does it look like for the gospel to flourish in a sexually broken culture? For singles and for couples?In this episode, we'll take...
Was the Nuclear Family a Mistake?
What's wrong with the nuclear family in the 21st century? What role does it play in the church and in the life of discipleship.We're continuing to seek a sacred world in a secular age, and today we're following up on a point made at the end of our last...