The Christ-IN Culture

A podcast that uses secular pop culture as a means of evangelization.

About the show

The Christ-In Culture is a podcast that begins the discussion in which we recognize that our human desires draw us deeper into a relationship with Christ. Through this open dialogue we attempt to show that our culture is a manifestation of our longing for Christ even in the seemingly small and mundane aspects of everyday life. Using primarily sources of apparently secular media we hope to foster within others a familiarity in actively participating in this discussion in their daily lives.

Thoughts and opinions are our own and do not necessarily portray the teachings of the Catholic Church or the Diocese of Galveston-Houston.

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  • Ep. 56: The Tapestry Of Life

    November 10th, 2018  |  Season 2  |  44 mins 36 secs
    1984, 500 days of summer, adventure, aldous huxley, archie comics, art, barron, beauty, bishop barron, bishop robert barron, book, brave new world, catholic, christ, christian, creating, cruise, culture, cw, draw, dream, egypt, evangelization, faith, george orwell, god, goodness, human, image, imagination, impressionism, jesus, lady gaga, liturgy, mass, movie, music, obelisk, paint, parks and rec, parks and recreation, physical, podcast, realism, ring, riverdale, romance, sculpture, spiritual, story, subcreate, tolkien, transcend, transcendentals, truth, van balthasar, vatican, welcome to the adventure, word on fire, worship

    The human mind is constantly imagining, dreaming, envisioning, and creating, and from the beginning of time we have used art to express those ideas and even ourselves. This art portrays a very real sense of beauty, truth, and goodness that draw us towards it. They convey a story; a snapshot into the mind of the artist who, as a human person, is an image of God. Join us on the adventure this week as we discuss all these things and more! #WelcomeToTheAdventure

  • Ep. 55: Remember Me

    November 3rd, 2018  |  Season 2  |  51 mins 35 secs
    adventure, all hallow's eve, all saint's day, all soul's day, allighieri, ancestors, book, camino, catholic, christ, christian, coco, culture, dante, dead, disney, divine comedy, dog, el dia de los muertos, evangelization, faith, family, forgiveness, fr. dave pivonka, god, guide, guitar, halloween, healing, heart, hiking, hiking the camino, holiday, jazz, jesus, lindy hop, living, maniac, mexico, movie, music, musical, ofrenda, parents, pixar, podcast, proud corazon, recuardame, remember, remembrance, saints, seize the moment, skeleton, soul, spanish, spirit, swing, un poco loco, welcome to the adventure

    In honor of Halloween, El Dia De Los Muertos, All Saint's day, and All Soul's Day, we dive into the adventure of the Disney-Pixar movie 'Coco.' In this movie, the theme of remembrance is called to the forefront of our mind. This is ironic since the very definition of the word remembrance is to 'call back to mind.' Join us this week as we dive into the theme of remembrance and much much more! Spoilers #WelcomeToTheAdventure

  • Ep. 54: The Pattern Is The Pattern

    October 27th, 2018  |  Season 2  |  44 mins 43 secs
    adventure, alienate, alone, avoid, book, broken, brokenness, catholic, christ, christian, community, culture, cw, drugs, emma stone, evangelization, faith, future, futuristic, god, healing, jesus, jonah hill, joy, love, maniac, mental health, mid 90's, movie, music, netflix, office, pain, pattern, podcast, prayer, problems, real, relationship, riverdale, science, test, the bright sessions, the long night, together, welcome to the adventure, wolverine, x-men

    "A lot of the time we think our lives are worst but, you think if you looked in anybody else's closet you ain't trade your stuff for their stuff". This week we cover a new Netflix Miniseries called Maniac. In this 80's aesthetic retro-futuristic series, Owen (Jonah Hill) & Annie (Emma Stone) deal with their own problems in life that lead them to cross paths in a new pharmaceutical drug trial. #WelcomeToTheAdventure

  • Ep. 53: The Episode That Lived ft. Mackenzie Young

    October 20th, 2018  |  Season 2  |  51 mins 56 secs
    accountability, adventure, book, catholic, christ, christian, complimentarity, converts, culture, discipleship, evangelization, faith, family, femininity, focus, friendship, ginny weasley, god, granger, guest, harry potter, hermione, jesus, magic, masculinity, missionary, movie, music, podcast, potter, radical hospitality, relationships, ron weasley, sirius black, weasley, welcome to the adventure

    "I have an encyclopedic knowledge of Harry Potter. Don't quote me on that." - Mackenzie Young