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Life, and meaning - In an often polarising world of certainties, fast food infotainment that lacks subtlety and doesn’t nourish our souls, we’d like to get the next round, and discuss idea's and themes where culture meets faith and more... Welcome to the Round.

Life, and meaning - In an often polarising world of certainties, fast food infotainment that lacks subtlety and doesn’t nourish our souls, we’d like to get the next round, and discuss idea's and themes where culture meets faith and more... Welcome to the Round.

Location:

New Zealand

Description:

Life, and meaning - In an often polarising world of certainties, fast food infotainment that lacks subtlety and doesn’t nourish our souls, we’d like to get the next round, and discuss idea's and themes where culture meets faith and more... Welcome to the Round.

Language:

English

Contact:

0273051120


Episodes

Churches don’t hurt people, people hurt people – Ep 8

12/5/2017
Brad interviews Blake Ramage about his experiences with Church. Blake has experienced the good, the bad and ugly, and still believes that the Church - as it's meant to be - can be the hope of the world. Blake shares personal stories of his time as an employee of the church, and we follow on from the discussion around why millennials are leaving church and faith, and how he tries to support those who are disappointed with their idea of God is, and who are wrestling with big questions of faith...

Duration:00:39:54

What Baby Boomers can teach us - Ep 7

8/28/2017
I talk to Gen Xer Frank about a range of topics including: Suicide, why he thinks Millennials need to get over ourselves, why Millennials are similar to Gen X, what we can learn from older generations and how technology allows a platform for expressing existential angst. There were some stats out recently in NZ that show Suicide rates continuing to rise, with 606 people killing themselves in the last year. Frank talks a bit about his own journey on this topic, and we discuss why in a western...

Duration:00:43:42

Why Millennials Leave Faith pt 2 - Episode 6

7/26/2017
This is part 2 of our conversation about - 'Why are youth leaving organised religion in such large numbers today?' We pick up where we left off, with Brad Mills interviewing Nigel Cottle and Sam Burrows at a live event in Crave Cafe Auckland.

Duration:00:40:12

Why Millennials Leave Faith pt 1 - Episode 5

7/19/2017
We go another round and discuss a topic that has continued to be blogged about, and mused over for years, but one that opens a whole can of worms all the same. Why are youth leaving organised religion in such large numbers today? How can we be sure of anything in 2017 that claims to have exclusive claims on reality? Brad Mills interviews Nigel Cottle who did his Master's degree on this very question, and who has been involved in the Baptist church in Auckland for over 20 years. Sam Burrows...

Duration:00:42:05