Seeing and Believing 228 | Martin Scorsese’s The Irishman and Trey Edward Shults’s Waves – Christian Article

After a few weeks in theaters, Martin Scorsese’s latest magnum opus is streaming on Netflix, and the guys are on the case. They examine where The Irishman falls in Scorsese’s body of work and discuss the themes that arise in its story of regretful mobsters. Another awards-season hopeful, Trey Edward Shults’s Waves, gets the Seeing & Believing treatment as well. Does Shults’s story of an black family dealing with ambition, tragedy, and relational pressure sink or swim? Music interlude by…

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The Tyranny of Technocracy – End Times Truth – End Times Christian Article

A new type of global governance is taking form, and it’s threatening to become a monster. It is based not upon traditional political theories such as capitalism, socialism, communism, or fascism. This new system transcends all previous political systems to create something far more dangerous. Instead of being based upon a ruling class operating within a recognized political hierarchy, this new system is based upon a technocracy, which uses high technology to govern countries and control populations. In this new…

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Razing Hell with Ira Glass – Christian Article

In this episode of the CultureCast, Amy gets to share some big news about her new position in Texas, and Christian gets his nerd credentials boosted by Ira Glass. Amy and Christian look at the state of leadership in the church today. what does it take to truly lead the church in the 21st century? what does society need from a faith leader? how do faith leaders best care for people today? how do you lead people in something that…

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Serial Storytelling in a Culture of Immediacy – Christian Article

Every other Tuesday in Storied, K. B. Hoyle explores the ways our cultural narratives act on us individually and in society as a whole. Being an older Millennial—or Xennial, as some people prefer—I clearly remember life before the internet, life during the rise of the internet, and now life that has become not only accustomed to the internet, but so intricately woven with it that younger generations can’t possibly imagine living without it. The Internet Age has given us many good gifts, but…

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On the Ninth Day of Christmas, CAPC Gave to Me: Nine Nights of Netflix – Christian Article

For each day of Twelvetide, Christ and Pop Culture writers will point to some of the cultural goodness that gives hope in the midst of life’s messyness. It’s our version of the “Twelve Days of Christmas” song, filled with things our writers have found to be life-giving. Some entries are 2018 artifacts, some are from years past. All of them point us to hope. Man, the last twelve months were weird for sure, filled with personal challenges and change. I moved…

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