#61 - Abuse of Power, Sexual Misconduct and #MeToo

February 22, 2018 • Adam Griffin and Adam Hawkins

We’re back with a new season of Culture Matters. We discuss abuse of power, sexual misconduct, #MeToo and how the Church can lead the way in making a difference.

#10 - Brothers & Sisters: Can We Do Theology Together?

February 16, 2018 • Jen Wilkin, JT English, and Kyle Worley

In light of recent discussions, we have a conversation about the benefits of doing theology together as brothers and sisters in Christ.

#9 - What You Talking About, Jesus?

February 1, 2018 • Jen Wilkin, JT English, and Kyle Worley

The parables of Jesus are central to Matthew’s Gospel and valuable to biblical study. But what are they and how should we read them?

#8 - Do You Even Theology, Bro?

December 21, 2017 • Jen Wilkin, JT English, and Kyle Worley

You asked. We answered. We talk through listener questions ranging from original sin to death to the Nephilim.

#60 - Movies, Movies, Movies and TV

December 14, 2017 • Adam Griffin, Adam Hawkins, David Roark, and Kent Rabalais

We wrap up the year with talk of Star Wars and how the series has influenced our view of the world. We also share our top five movies and TV shows of 2017.

#7 - The Best Sermon Ever?

December 7, 2017 • Jen Wilkin, JT English, Kyle Worley, and Dr. Jonathan Pennington

Dr. Jonathan Pennington joins us as we discuss the Sermon on the Mount and answer the question, “Is Jesus a philosopher?”

#59 - Hip-Hop and Artistic Insight With Jackie Hill Perry

November 30, 2017 • Adam Griffin, Adam Hawkins, Jackie Hill Perry, and Jahmaol Clark

Hip-hop artist and writer Jackie Hill Perry joins us and shares the role of art in her story of gospel transformation. She and guest Jahmaol Clark discuss the relationship between hip-hop and the Church.

#6 - In the Beginning

November 23, 2017 • Jen Wilkin, JT English, and Kyle Worley

We discuss Genesis 1-2 and how it shapes a Christian doctrine of creation by its original context and distinctives from other ancient origin creation narratives.

#58 - Christians and Politics

November 16, 2017 • Adam Griffin, David Roark, and James Lankford

We host U.S. Senator James Lankford and discuss his role in the political arena, the current political landscape, as well as how Christians can remain faithful.

#5 - Three Wise Men Walk into a Barn

November 9, 2017 • Jen Wilkin, JT English, and Kyle Worley

We discuss Matthew’s account of Christ’s birth including several misconceptions of the story, how it relates to the Old Testament, and why the incarnation had to happen.

#57 - Gaming for the Glory of God

October 19, 2017 • Adam Griffin, Adam Hawkins, Spencer Jacobson, and Richard Clark

We talk with Richard Clark about video games, looking at their value and cultural influence, as well as how Christians should engage with and even play video games in a way that glorifies God.

#4 - Are Catholics and Protestants One Big Family?

October 12, 2017 • Jen Wilkin, JT English, Kyle Worley, and Dr. Gregg Allison

We’re joined by Dr. Gregg Allison of Southern Seminary to discuss what Catholics believe, examining the role of the Reformation, as well as similarities and differences with Protestants.

#56 - How to (Not) Make Sense of Natural Disasters

October 5, 2017 • Adam Griffin, Adam Hawkins and Remi Onayemi

We talk about a Christian response, both theologically and practically, to natural disasters and hear a story from a Houston pastor whose church is walking through the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey.

#3 - Is God Three or One?

September 28, 2017 • Jen Wilkin, JT English and Kyle Worley

We discuss the Trinity, looking at common misunderstandings and what is at stake if we do not properly understand this foundational doctrine of the Christian faith.

#55 - The Sin of Racism

September 21, 2017 • Adam Griffin, Adam Hawkins and Remi Onayemi

In light of Charlottesville and the racial divide in our country, we look at how the sin of racism is both personal and systemic. We also discuss the need to move from belief to action.

#2 - Jesus’ Family Tree

September 14, 2017 • Jen Wilkin, JT English and Kyle Worley

We work through the lineage of Jesus in the Gospel of Matthew and discuss why genealogies in the Bible, though intimidating and confusing on the surface, are significant.

#51 - Life in the Spirit in a Time of Terrorism and Political Chaos

June 22, 2017 • Adam Hawkins, Matt Chandler and Mark Sayers

Chatting with Mark Sayers, we reflect on the upheaval of the 21st century, from terrorist attacks to political confusion, and discuss a Christian view and response.

#50 - Celebrating and Passing the Torch

June 8, 2017 • Adam Griffin, Adam Hawkins, Josh Patterson and Matt Chandler

We celebrate our 50th episode by chatting with Matt Chandler and Josh Patterson about transitioning the podcast. We also discuss the “why” behind Culture Matters.

#49 - Artificial Intelligence and Virtual Reality With Dr. Russell Moore

May 25, 2017 • Adam Griffin, Dr. Russell Moore, Scott Ballard and David Roark

We chat with Dr. Moore about how Christians can begin to consider technologies of today and the future, such as artificial intelligence and virtual reality.

#48 - The Tech-Wise Family With Andy Crouch

May 4, 2017 • Adam Griffin, Kent Rabalais and Andy Crouch

We talk with author and speaker Andy Crouch about everyday steps for putting technology in its proper place as a family.

#47 - N.T. Wright on How the Resurrection Shapes Our Daily Lives

April 20, 2017 • Adam Griffin, Adam Hawkins, Kyle Worley and N.T. Wright

Reflecting on Easter, we chat with N.T. Wright about the resurrection of Jesus Christ and its implications on our work and our culture.