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A young Catholic married couple passionate about connecting the faith and pop culture. They spiritually analyze your favorite pop songs on the radio and focus on what is good, true, and beautiful in today’s society.

A young Catholic married couple passionate about connecting the faith and pop culture. They spiritually analyze your favorite pop songs on the radio and focus on what is good, true, and beautiful in today’s society.
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United States

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A young Catholic married couple passionate about connecting the faith and pop culture. They spiritually analyze your favorite pop songs on the radio and focus on what is good, true, and beautiful in today’s society.

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English


Episodes

16: Prayed For You

9/20/2019
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Jake talks to Arleen Spenceley, a Catholic writer who has shared her own struggles with finding the "one." If you are single, struggling with chastity, or afraid God won't put the right person in your life, you need to hear this hope and encouragement Arleen has to share with you.

Duration:00:25:12

15: I Don't Care

9/6/2019
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In this episode, Jake and Cathy review the popular Justin Bieber and Ed Sheeran song that deals with those awkward social situations where you feel isolated, judged, or alone. They talk about how knowing your worth in God reminds you that what other people say about you doesn't define you.

Duration:00:14:59

14: Jennifer Fulwiler (Unplugged)

8/16/2019
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In this episode, Jake talks to radio host and author Jennifer Fulwiler about her conversion from being a pro-choice atheist to an on-fire Catholic. She also gives advice on how to help others who don't believe in God.

Duration:00:12:31

13: Bachelorette/You Need to Calm Down

8/2/2019
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Jake and Cathy talk to Jason Evert from Chastity Project about how to share moral truths about sex and marriage in a loving, compassionate way. By examining the Luke P situation on The Bachelorette and Taylor Swift's new politically charged song, they reflect on the idea of judgment vs. tolerance.

Duration:00:19:13

12: Dancing with a Stranger/Yesterday

7/19/2019
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Jake and Cathy review a song and a movie in this episode, and they highlight the importance of taking ownership of one's actions, and the need to be intentional in relationships.

Duration:00:27:59

11: Toy Story 4

7/5/2019
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In this movie review of a popular Pixar franchise, Jake and Cathy explain how Toy Story 4 helps us to understand our true identity and purpose in Christ, that can only be found with true openness and discernment.

Duration:00:19:55

10: Chris Stefanick (TruthPop Unplugged)

6/21/2019
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Are you joyful? Do you realize how amazing you are? Or does the weight of life get you down too often? Chris is the founder of Real Life Catholic.com, and he speaks to thousands of young adults about authentic Christian joy. Jake talks to Chris about how to fight those inner negative thoughts and doubts that try to rip us away from God's loving plan for our lives.

Duration:00:13:25

9: Ellie Goulding - Close to Me

6/14/2019
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What does freedom mean to you? To do what you want whenever you want? In this episode, Jake and Cathy reflect on a song that encourages the opposite of what true freedom is really about. Find out what it will take to become fully alive and happy!

Duration:00:16:40

8: Halsey - Without Me

6/7/2019
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In this episode, Jake and Cathy explore what it’s like to live life without God, and they explain why a life in Christ brings about freedom, mercy, and hope.

Duration:00:15:40

7: Leah Darrow (TruthPop Unplugged)

5/24/2019
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Have you ever felt so shameful because of your mistakes, believing that God could never forgive you? Jake speaks to Leah Darrow about her journey from being on America’s Next Top Model to finding the freedom that can only be found in Christ.

Duration:00:15:49

6: Panic at the Disco! - High Hopes

5/17/2019
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Have you ever felt pressure to be perfect and have it all together? Jake and Cathy have, and they get into a song that brings up the stresses of wanting to please people and achieve success.

Duration:00:34:48

5: Dr. Scott Hahn (TruthPop Unplugged)

5/10/2019
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In this TruthPop Unplugged episode, Jake talks to Biblical expert Dr. Scott Hahn about the importance of marriage in society. How should young Catholics discern the vocation to marriage, and how can we prepare for a life long commitment? They get into this and more!

Duration:00:17:45

4: Dierks Bentley - Burning Man

5/3/2019
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Do you think you are a good person on your way to heaven? Or are you hell bound because of your sins? Jake and Cathy review a country song that strikes an interesting balance between the two. Maybe we are somewhere in the middle, striving for holiness yet still struggling with original sin. How do we make sure that we are going to go to heaven? They get into this discussion and want to hear your thoughts!

Duration:00:28:31

3: Selena Gomez - Back to You

4/26/2019
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Jake and Cathy critique and review a song that discusses living in the past and wanting to go back to that ex who might have hurt us. We need to be self-aware and work to eliminate the attachments that are in our lives that negatively affect our relationship with Christ.

Duration:00:30:50

2: Marshmellow ft. Bastille - Happier

4/12/2019
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In this episode, Jake and Cathy dig into a song that discusses heartbreak and breakup, but they also find the hope and redemption that can be found when adequately discerning God's will. When we do His will, we are the most happy and alive.

Duration:00:28:26

1: How We Met

4/5/2019
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Do you love a good love story? Sometimes the way we meet our spouse is not the way you see it happen in Hollywood. Jake and Cathy share their hilarious and unexpected way they met each other! It involves a little bit of stalking on Facebook and skipping each other... listen in to hear more!

Duration:00:26:59

0: Introduction

3/29/2019
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Do you feel alone in your faith? Are you trying to be a good young adult Catholic in the world today? With all of the media and pop culture that consumes you, how can you navigate through all of it? In the initial episode of TruthPop, Jake and Cathy, a newly married couple, introduce themselves to you and hope you join them in this new adventure! Are you ready to connect Christ into culture?! Hit subscribe and join us!

Duration:00:08:49