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What if Real, Transformative faith as it pulses through the heart, sounds more like punk rock then a calculated hymnal or concerto? In a world of people addicted to some piece of certainty on "faith-based" reason. Punk Theology exists to explore some hopeful, uncomfortable questions on growth, peace, well-being, recovering what's lost, understanding the plight of "the other", faith, fear and being alive. An examination of the misfit's awakening spirit. So... How do you define meaning, beauty and truth?

What if Real, Transformative faith as it pulses through the heart, sounds more like punk rock then a calculated hymnal or concerto? In a world of people addicted to some piece of certainty on "faith-based" reason. Punk Theology exists to explore some hopeful, uncomfortable questions on growth, peace, well-being, recovering what's lost, understanding the plight of "the other", faith, fear and being alive. An examination of the misfit's awakening spirit. So... How do you define meaning, beauty and truth?
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What if Real, Transformative faith as it pulses through the heart, sounds more like punk rock then a calculated hymnal or concerto? In a world of people addicted to some piece of certainty on "faith-based" reason. Punk Theology exists to explore some hopeful, uncomfortable questions on growth, peace, well-being, recovering what's lost, understanding the plight of "the other", faith, fear and being alive. An examination of the misfit's awakening spirit. So... How do you define meaning, beauty and truth?

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S02E16 Attachments

12/3/2018
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The questions we ask today; How good is self-help if we keep giving up when the emotional attachment malware has us thort our own plans from the inside out? And how fearful are aware of actually knowing our emotional attachments and what defining moments in our lives they may be birthed out of?

Duration:00:51:39

S02E15 Good News

11/11/2018
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Does how one defines good news insure a certain level of happiness in life? When do safe places in safe spaces get invaded? Do we grow up and start questioning if good news is really good news? Are there areas we think are good, news we think is good until we awaken to the truth of the situation? Does good news flow and change with maturity? These questions and more in S 02 E 15 punk theology....

Duration:01:00:47

S02E13 Good Grief

10/18/2018
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S02E13 Good Grief At Punk Theology we aren’t big on saying things like "there's a right way to do this and the right way to do that" Having said that the question arises... Is there a way to grieve that healthier than others? Or is self-destruction a way of not dealing with grief? This and other questions arise as Punks engage with Russ who talks about the recent loss of a dear friend.

Duration:00:40:42

S02E12 The god of Nice?

10/11/2018
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Is there a god of happy thoughts, sunshine, unicorns and puppy dogs that is sold to a large chunk of the populist during developmental defining moments in life? And what happens in the midst of such god if we experience damage, loss or tragedy in our lives? And would that god approve if we just want to have fun? The punks get a bit theological on this one.

Duration:00:58:38

S02E11 Nathan Sutton

10/3/2018
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Ripping off the mask with Nathan Sutton. Russ Shaw’s one on one interview with VA hospitals homeless veterans out reach coordinator among many of his endeavors.

Duration:00:55:40

S02E10 John's Anxiety

9/20/2018
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S02E10 John’s Anxiety. Not being owned by anxiety? Is that a choice? Is dealing with one’s s**t taking on the demon of anxiety? A demon that has come to roost in ones mind and has its talents sunk into one’s heart? A candid conversation with A brave soul who’s struggled with anxiety and what he’s done about it.

Duration:00:55:19

S02E09 FEAR 1 Fearfully Punk

9/13/2018
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The punks are addressing thoughts of fear and how it functions in our lives. What is the purpose of fear? is respect a positive reflection of fear? And what about fearing the apocalypse? Why are there so many movies and TV shows about living in a post apocalyptic world? Part one of a series? There’s a lot to be said on the subject of fear.

Duration:01:03:09

Episode 19 Going Through Stages

9/1/2017
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Episode 19 going through stages. Going through changes or stages in life is part of fuckin growing up or maturity. There's a saying in the Bible that the last will be first on the first will be last. What does that mean when it comes to our personal growth development and making our way in this world?

Duration:01:01:26

Season 1 E18 ANGER

8/25/2017
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Does anger have the power to take control of one's life? Is anger always a negative thing? Is anger like fuel for a different kind of fire? The six of us reflect on our own relationships with anger and how it's working itself out in real life in real time. And how does a angry wrathful God affect our sense of well-being in life? Is there a certain amount of toxic dissonance in viewing Jesus as a atoning, substitutionary attorney with a transactional, loophole acquittal for hellbound...

Duration:01:38:18

S01E17 A Church Interrupted Me With Dan Hazen

8/18/2017
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Episode 17 The Church that interrupted me. Is there value in the religious systems and institutions in the 21st-century? In around 2003 A religious institution known as Allen Creek Community Church interrupted my (Russ Shaw's) misfit heart during a dim, smoky and troublesome time in my life. during the first counseling session this man a Pastor named Dan Hazen dropped the F bomb. What!? But me, I remember letting my guard down in that moment. Thinking and feeling "oh we can actually talk...

Duration:01:08:48

S01 Episode 16 Shame, Guilt, Humiliation, and Embarrassment

8/14/2017
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There are different feelings and energies around words like shame and embarrassment right? How much of how we process shame has to do with the fact that we don't like to talk about it out loud? Does the self talk we all engage in behind our own eyes make us our own worst enemy? When we do something shameful or embarrassing how does it make us feel about our own value or self-worth? Punks field these and other questions as we are joined by our first female guest Misha! Yes breaking our 15...

Duration:00:59:33

S01 Episode 15 How Does One Define Salvation?

8/9/2017
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So... Who is saved? In Christian circles there seems to be a lot of energy swirling around 'getting saved', right? In a 'postmodern' what some are calling 'post truth' world how do we define this word salvation? And would love for you to join the conversation, how do you define this word salvation? PunkTheologyPodcast@gmail.com

Duration:01:02:30

S01 Episode 14 Why You Wanna Belive ____?

8/1/2017
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How we were raised, social norms and things we were pushed into believing. We ask the burning question; "why do you want to believe_____?" And if someone likes Justin Bieber, fidget spinners, Snapchat or Mormonism. Why would you want to Yuck their Yum? But wait, in some cases, with a heart of love toward the other, how do we ask "how is that Yum being so yummy working for you?"

Duration:01:26:53

S01 Episode 13 So how do you define "Organic"?

7/25/2017
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So define "Organic"?. A Tide Sex story? Steve, Arthur, Derek our awsome punk guest Conner and I, Russ ask, What are spiritually Organic Movements? Send us an Email at PunkTheologyPodcast@Gmail.com come see us at PunkTheology.com

Duration:01:16:06

S01 Episode 12 Sports?!

7/19/2017
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If a Talk Radio kind of podcast could be like punk rock? The Fearsome foursome Steve, Chuck, Derek and I, Russ ask that old burning question... What in the wide wide, wide of sports is going on around here?Spirit and the Egotistical...? See the world in layers...? Why live your life is the tangible stuff...?

Duration:00:52:59

Episode 11 Is There Meaning in Nihilism? (Part 2 0f 2)

7/12/2017
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This one goes to 11! John, Arthur, Steve, Chuck, Derek and I, Russ ask; is a bit of nihilism a healthy thing? Or does it lead to depression and reckless living? And what is positive or humorous nihilism? If we get away from seeing meaning in everything are we on dangerous ground? What if Real, Transformative faith as it pulses through the heart, sounds more like punk rock then a calculated concerto!? PunkTheology.com

Duration:01:08:46

Episode 10 Is There Meaning in Nihilism? (Part 1 0f 2)

7/8/2017
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Episode 10 Is There Meaning in Nihilism? (Part 1 0f 2) John, Arthur, Steve, Chuck, Derek and I, Russ ask; is a bit of nihilism a healthy thing? Or does it lead to depression and reckless living? And what is positive or humorous nihilism? If we get away from seeing meaning in everything are we on dangerous ground?

Duration:01:07:12

Dealing with our S@*T (part 2) S*%T Management!?

6/30/2017
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Episode 9 This weeks Punk Theology Podcast Joined by Seth Taylor the Writer, Speaker, Thinker and Life Coach! John, Arthur, Steve, Chuck, Derek and I, Russ are back on the topic of one dealing with ones shit. Calling it, Dealing with our Shit (part 2) "Shit Management". Chuck shares his starting point of embarking on an inner journey. Seth provides some valuable incite. We talk religion, belief, faith, wounds, scars, inner peace and a few lessons learned from Seattle's defunked Mars Hill...

Duration:02:02:03

S01E08 Makeing Peace... No Joke

6/19/2017
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Make love not war, give peace a chance, can't we all just get along? We've all heard these terms but can human beings really make peace? My one on one guest Jim Henderson explores this and the practices it takes for humans to stay in the room with difference. Jim points out the fact that when people like each other the rules change. And If he Rabbi an Imam and a Christian preacher can become friends for life... Then maybe, just maybe there's hope for the rest of us. Check out Jims project...

Duration:00:54:41

S01E07 Is your Ego Your Amigo?

6/10/2017
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Steve brings up a good question about the Ego. Had me reflecting on this question? Is your ego your friend? Or as I once heard in a recovery group "Russ your Ego is not your Amigo!" then later "Don't you know the spirit and the flesh are at war inside you!?". An honest conversation about what that all is spouse to mean?

Duration:01:14:11