Culture Matters
Pursuing holiness, seeking the common good and staying hopeful in 2020

Pursuing holiness, seeking the common good and staying hopeful in 2020

June 29, 2020

We round out this season of Culture Matters by looking at 1 Peter's framework of pursuing holiness, seeking the common good and staying hopeful amid suffering. We discuss everything from racial injustice and COVID-19 to politics and cancel culture.

The Latest on COVID-19

The Latest on COVID-19

June 23, 2020

We discuss the latest news around COVID-19, talking about masks, social distancing and what it looks like to reopen the economy and our churches. 

Conspiracy Theories

Conspiracy Theories

June 15, 2020

We do a deep dive into the world of conspiracy theories, looking at popular theories of our day and the connection to evangelicals. Dr. Russell Moore of the ERLC and Thomas Novlan, a research and development engineer at AT&T, join us as special guests. 

Recommended Resources:

The Prophecies of Q

CTIA Wireless Health Facts

The Safety Limits and Myths of 5G

Black Lives Matter

Black Lives Matter

June 8, 2020

We have a short special episode to reflect on the life of George Floyd and to communicate loudly and clearly that black lives matter. We discuss the challenges, realities and opportunities of our cultural moment. 

Extremism

Extremism

June 2, 2020

Our "ism" series continues with a discussion on extremism. From radical religious movements to sports fandom, we talk about the ways extremism does and doesn't line up with the Christian story.

Sports Withdrawals and The Last Dance

Sports Withdrawals and The Last Dance

May 25, 2020

We're joined by special guest Timothy Thomas to discuss the absence of sports amid COVID-19 and the new Michael Jordan documentary series The Last Dance

Racial Injustice and Ahmaud Arbery

Racial Injustice and Ahmaud Arbery

May 18, 2020

Special guest Timothy Thomas joins Adam G and Elizabeth to talk about the murder of Ahmaud Arbery and the ways racial injustice exists in our world today. They discuss a faithful Christian response to racism and prejudice.

Systemic Racism With Charlie Dates (REBROADCAST)

Systemic Racism With Charlie Dates (REBROADCAST)

May 10, 2020

This week, we decided to rebroadcast a past episode on Juneteenth and systemic racism in light of the recent news about Ahmaud Arbery. Our conversation with Charlie Dates and visit to Bonton Farms help us understand some of the ways racism still exists in our country and how Christians can seek justice.

These Are a Few of Our Favorite Things

These Are a Few of Our Favorite Things

May 4, 2020

During lockdown amid COVID-19, many people are making and sharing lists of their favorites things. We decided to do the same and share our all-time favorite movies, books, TV shows and albums.

The Blessing of Technology During a Pandemic

The Blessing of Technology During a Pandemic

April 27, 2020

Elizabeth and the Adams talk about a biblical view of technology and share some examples of how technology is a blessing, especially during the coronavirus pandemic. 

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