Church of the Geek
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Two Lutheran pastors looking at the places where geek culture and faith intersect.
||CleanChurch of the Geek -- Stranger Things||Brian and guest Will discuss Stranger Things, the nostalgic Netflix series that seems to be made for geeks.||10/24/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanVocation of Ultron||Grab your popcorn - it's a summer blockbuster! Brian and David being to unpack the Age of Ultron, diving into questions like vocation and our favorite geek movie this summer.||8/2/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDaredevil - Episode 18||Brian and David welcome Aric Clark as they look the new Daredevil series through a theological lens. (Warning, spoilers abound).||5/30/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRebooting the Church - Episode 17||After a mid-season hiatus, Church of the Geek is back! David and Brian discuss the latest film reboots and how the work of creating a reboot is like the work of ministry.||3/28/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGeek Church Halloween||David and Brian are joined by Robert Abner to talk about scary movies, fear, and Halloween.||10/31/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanStewards of the Galaxy - Episode 15||David & Brian discuss Guardians of the Galaxy, rant about the lack of female superhero swag, and plan more!||10/3/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPilgrimage of the Geek - Episode 14||David and Brian are joined by Megan Hansen and Sion Gough Hughes as they talk about traveling to places that matter - geeky and religious. Why do we make these trips, and why do they matter?||8/29/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSummer Blockbusters - Episode 13||Brian and David discuss all the latest big shows of the summer!||6/29/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGeek Endings - Episode 12||Season finales, Good Friday, and a special guest! All this in more in this week's Church of the Geek! Special Guest: Pastor Scott Johnson, @saj_nachfolge, blogs at http://nachfolge.blogspot.com/||5/23/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGod Loves Geeks - Episode 11||David and Brian are joined by Will Rose, who runs a program called God Loves Geeks as a part of his ministry in a congregation. A great look at where geek culture meets parish ministry.||4/5/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMyth-conceptions - Episode 10||David and Brian talk about Myth, Stories, Scripture and more!||3/21/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Great and Terrible Day of the Geek - Episode 9||Is John the Revelator the first sci-fi author? In this episode, Brian and David look at the relationship between the Book of Revelation (and other apocalyptic imagery) and popular culture.||2/22/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWho's Your Daddy? - Episode 8||In this episode , Brian and David look at the relationships between parents and children, and how they shape our identities.||2/7/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Anti-Hero - Episode 7||David and Brian discuss the role of the anti-hero - the flawed protagonist - in the story telling of culture and Scripture. Also, they also use big words like hermeneutics.||1/25/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAscendancy of the Geek - Episode 6||Geek culture has always involved a certain outsider perspective - being on the fringes of pop culture. Brian and David talk about what happens to that outsider perspective as geek cult becomes increasingly mainstream. Also, we display just how easily d.||1/10/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIncarnation of the Geek - Episode 5||With Christmas just around the corner, Brian and David look at the geek world through the lens of the Incarnation - a God who is fully human and also fully divine.||12/20/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBatfleck and Jesus - Episode 4||David and Brian talk about the casting of Ben Affleck as Batman, and the relationship between personality and symbol. Church of the Geek, Episode 4.||12/6/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGeek Christmas - Episode 3||Brian and David talk about what is on their Geek Christmas lists for this holiday season.||11/22/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOrigin Stories - Episode 2||Episode #2 - David and Brian share their origin stories: how they became geeks, and the things that make them geek out.||11/15/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
Can't wait to see where you go
I have often thought there was a natural connection between geek culture and faith, so I am excited to see where you two head with this. I enjoyed the first episode and look forward to further discussions. What will happen to the idea of "geek" if geeks become mainstreamed? Lose their identity, their "otherness," or will it just become nerd paradise?
So much fun!
I'm a church geek too!
I'm a huge geek & huge church geek. Happy to know I'm not alone and happy to hear others making the same connections as me. :)